Chowchilla 27, Madera South 20 in Chowchilla – Alex Gutierrez’s 4-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter helped the Redskins seal a Central Section Divivision IV quarterfinal playoff game.
Gutierrez scored to extend the lead to 27-20 with 1:52 left and the Redskins defense held.
Anthony Stewart scored two first-half touchdowns for Chowchilla (9-2), which jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the second quarter.
Madera South got back into the game behind Jacob Kirkpatrick, who hauled in eight catches for 144 yards and three touchdowns. Kirkpatrick’s 41-yard touchdown catch from Jonah Johnson cut the Chowchilla lead to 21-20 in the third quarter.
The Redskins will host No. 9 Kerman, which upset top seed Central Valley Christian 21-14, on Friday in the semifinals.
|Chowchilla News Day
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