Fullerton College scored 35 second-half points to erase a 14-point halftime deficit and went on to defeat Mt. San Antonio, 42-28, Saturday night in a South Coast Conference football game in front of 1,500 in Fullerton District Stadium.
Fullerton (3-2, 2-0) trailed at halftime, 21-7, and the score was tied, 28-28, in the middle of the fourth quarter.
Fullerton went ahead, 35-28, on a 26-yard touchdown pass from Kerry Severson to Robert Welch with 4:06 left in the game. In the third quarter, the same pair connected on a 29-yard scoring pass to cut the Mt. SAC lead to 21-14.
Mt. SAC (2-3, 0-2) turned the ball over on downs and Fullerton scored on a two-yard run by Andrew Greer with 52 seconds left to take a 42-28 lead. The play was set up by a 50-yard run by Severson.
Greer rushed for 917 yards last season but had only 274 yards coming into this game. But he rushed for a career-high 171 yards in 25 carries and scored 3 touchdowns.