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Jc Football Roundup

September 27, 1998|VINCE KOWALICK

George Garcia's three-yard touchdown run with 2:06 to play gave College of the Canyons a 50-46 victory Saturday night in its first home game in 17 years.

Canyons (2-1), which trailed, 38-21, in the second quarter, scored 21 fourth-quarter points.

Kevin Carrasco completed 18 of 31 passes for 252 yards and two touchdowns for Canyons.

Carrasco connected with Tim Feirfeil on a 50-yard touchdown pass play in the third quarter to cut Compton's lead to 38-29.

With six minutes to play, Carrasco hit Mark Hamilton with an 18-yard touchdown pass to pull the Cougars to within 46-43.

Compton (0-2) scored first on a freak play. Punter Nate Turner, pressured into scrambling from the end zone, completed a short desperation pass to Vincent Starks, who ran untouched for a 90-yard touchdown. A two-point conversion pass gave Compton an 8-0 lead.

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