The Crescenta Valley High School varsity football team defeated host Pasadena 38-8 in a Pacific League showdown on Oct. 13.
Senior quarterback Jacob Deno completed 11 of 15 passes for 165 yards with three touchdowns. He also rushed for 8 yards on three carries with a touchdown. Senior Andranik Saryan rushed for a team-high 64 yards on seven carries and added two receptions for 30 yards and a touchdown.
Junior Chander Thome recorded a 39-yard touchdown catch, senior Lachlan Blunt had two receptions for 29 yards and a touchdown, and senior Clint Pascual recorded an interception returned for a 23-yard touchdown. Senior Bjorn Hermansen had two catches for 29 yards and a touchdown to go with 10 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown on two carries.
Sophomore Xavier Thompson made four catches for 38 yards, junior Matthew Sepanossian recorded five carries for 21 yards, and sophomore Leonidas Grant added a 3-yard carry. Junior quarterback J.J. Runnels completed two passes for 3 yards, senior Nicholas Gassette secured a 2-yard catch, and junior Dominic Dipiazza added a 1-yard reception.
Sophomore Torin Blunt finished with three tackles and 1/2 sacks, while senior Giovanni Vartanyan, senior Jake Dunlavey, junior Dominic Saris and junior Samvel Yengibaryan, each tallied three tackles. Junior Jesse Flores chipped in two tackles, while senior Jackson Roehr, senior Michael Clark, junior Andrew Ortiz, junior Alex Arabatlian, and junior Jordan Parker each had one tackle.
The Falcons (6-2 overall, 2-1 in league) visited first-place Burroughs High in Burbank on Oct. 20; the league game ended after the Glendale News-Press’ deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. CVHS will host Arcadia in its regular-season finale on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. The CIF Southern Section playoff brackets will be released on Oct. 29 at 10 a.m.
First published in the October 21 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.