Van Nuys 21, Monroe 20
Monroe kicker Jeff Guerra missed a 36-yard field goal with 2 seconds to play. . . . Muhammed Zaid capped an 11-play, 90-yard drive with a 4-yard touchdown run with 1:40 remaining to give Van Nuys a 21-20 lead. . . . Victor Moore of Monroe returned the second-half kickoff 81 yards for a touchdown and later added a 90-yard kickoff return as Monroe opened a 20-7 lead. . . . Zaid ran 22 yards for a touchdown with 8 minutes to play and holder Cesar Parra passed to Robert Thurman after a bad snap on the conversion to cut the lead to 20-15.
Tailback Mohammed Zaid (N) carried 24 times for 146 yards and 2 touchdowns. . . . Quarterback Louis Vann (V) completed 7 of 11 passes for 169 yards and rushed 13 times for 70 yards and a touchdown. . . . Tailback John Diaz (M) ran for 109 yards on 13 carries. . . .Victor Moore (M) returned 3 kickoffs for 197 yards and 2 touchdowns.