Tom Cherms ran for 132 yards and 3 touchdowns in the first half to lead La Quinta High School to a 35-0 Garden Grove League football victory Saturday at Garden Grove.
La Quinta (3-5 overall, 3-2 in league play) scored all its points in the first half. Cherms opened the scoring with four minutes played in the first period when he swept 60 yards for a touchdown.
Five minutes later, Cherms extended La Quinta's lead to 14-0 by scoring on a four-yard run. The score culminated a 50-yard, 7-play drive, in which Cherms carried the ball 5 times for 30 yards. Cherms, who also caught 4 passes for 60 yards in the first half, scored his third touchdown with five minutes left in the half on a 26-yard run.
La Quinta then scored on runs of 39 yards by Jeff Reynolds and 3 by Yauto Dang to increase the lead to 35-0.