Quarterback Robert De La Cruz and receiver Earvin Johnson of Cathedral High set state records in a 67-38 victory over St. Genevieve in a Santa Fe League game Saturday night at Birmingham High.
De La Cruz threw nine touchdown passes, eight to Johnson, whose scoring catches came on plays of 14, six, 50, 24, eight, 44, six and 24 yards. David Ruiz caught a nine-yard touchdown pass.
Mike Smith of Los Altos passed for eight touchdowns against Rowland in 1982, a Southern Section record, and was one of seven players tied for the state record.
Three players shared the state record of six touchdown receptions in a game.
Cathedral did not call a running play until Stephon Cannon's 14-yard touchdown with 4:39 to play, although De La Cruz gained eight yards on a broken play late in the first half.