Gage Grant threw three touchdown passes and scored on a recovered fumble as Tustin defeated Valencia 48-7 on the final Friday of the high school football season.
The victory gave Tustin a share of the Empire League championship with Cypress and Pacifica. Cypress, Pacifica and Tustin each finished 4-1 in league.
The Tillers’ Dominick Flores had two touchdown receptions and ran for a TD. Armon Fuller contributed a rushing touchdown.
Tustin coach Anthony Lopez praised the two-way play of senior linemen Antonio Garcia, Efrain Garcia, Lashawn Hye and Angel Lopez.
Valencia finished 1-5 overall and 1-4 in league.
In other games Friday:
Fullerton 35, Sonora 28: Ty Dillon caught a touchdown pass from Dylan Neal in the final minute and Bryce Mays made a final-play interception to seal the win for the Indians (4-2, 3-2), who finished third in the Freeway League.
Cameron Williams provided the Fullerton offense with several clutch receptions.
Sonora finished the season 2-4 overall, 2-3 in league.
Edison 56, Huntington Beach 8: Carson Chalabian rushed for two touchdowns and Jacob Hanlon threw a pair of touchdown passes for the Chargers (5-1, 4-1).
Mateo Liau ran for two touchdowns for the Chargers.
Right tackle Seth Allen led a strong effort by Edison’s all-senior offensive line.
Huntington Beach finished 2-4 overall, 1-4 in league.
Corona del Mar 42, Fountain Valley 7: The Sea Kings (4-2, 3-2) suited up 82 players and all 82 played in the victory over the Barons (0-6, 0-5).
Jason Vicencio rushed for one touchdown. Sophomore quarterback David Rasor threw four touchdown passes, all in the first half. Cole MacKinnon had an interception.
Tommy Griffin had three touchdown receptions. Thomas Bouda added two sacks to give him 7.5 for the season.
Rancho Alamitos 22, Beckman 14: Seymour Brown had two touchdown receptions from quarterback Jacob Castro, and Kyle Culbert led the defensive effort for the visiting Vaqueros (4-0, 3-0), who shared senior night festivities with Beckman (1-4, 0-1).
“It was a super fun night,” Rancho Alamitos coach Mike Enright said.
Orange Lutheran 52, JSerra 20: Junior quarterback Logan Gonzalez threw five touchdowns and junior wide receiver Malik Blackmon caught two, including a 90-yarder, to lead the visiting Lancers (1-3, 1-3) to their first Trinity League victory. JSerra finished 0-5 in the league.
El Toro 24, Trabuco Hills 21: Junior quarterback Blake Miller passed for two touchdowns and rushed for another and junior wide receiver Collin Payne caught two scores as the visiting Chargers (3-2, 2-1) claimed second place outright in the Sea View League. Sophomore cornerback Jason Vivonia added an interception for El Toro, which lost the Mustangs 55-14 in 2019. Trabuco Hills finished 1-4 overall, 1-2 in league.
Tesoro 26, San Juan Hills 25: Linebacker Jack Brundage intercepted a pass deflected at the line of scrimmage by 6-foot-5 defensive end Chris McCarty late in the fourth quarter to help the visiting Titans (3-2, 1-2) claim third place in the South Coast League.
Tesoro took a 26-25 lead after a short touchdown run by junior running back Lucas Pesak with 3:11 left in the fourth. The score answered a touchdown pass from Hudson Jones to Braden Pegan for San Juan Hills (2-3, 0-3).
Irvine 35, Dana Hills 33: Quarterback Beck Moss threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to fellow senior Kade Zimmerman on the final play to lift the host Vaqueros (4-1) past the Dolphins (3-2) in a nonleague game.
Junior Cameron Goods rushed for 247 yards and three TDs to lead Irvine.
Junior quarterback Bo Kelly passed for 312 yards and three scores for Dana Hills (3-2). Junior wide receiver Will Craven had eight catches for 104 yards and one score.
– Dan Albano