SAN DIEGO — A week ago, Lincoln was the victim of the biggest upset of the season in San Diego County high school football . . . a 21-20 loss to Hoover.
Lincoln bounced back this week to beat Crawford, 26-3, at Mesa College and turn first place in the City Central League over to . . .
Crawford's loss broke a tie for first place with Hoover (3-0), which plays Christian at Valley Stadium at 7:30 tonight.
Lincoln is 3-1 in league play and 8-1 overall, and Crawford is 3-1 and 5-4. Though now tied for second with Crawford, Lincoln would have a playoff advantage should these teams remain tied.
Lincoln quarterback Keith Mitchell threw a 67-yard pass to Patrick Rowe for a 6-0 lead. For the game, Mitchell completed 7 of 17 passes for 168 yards and Rowe had 3 catches for 95 yards.