After barely getting past Canyon a week ago, Los Alamitos got a breather as it erupted for 21 points in the second quarter and added another notch to its belt with a road victory over Lynwood.
Score: Los Alamitos 42, Lynwood 6
Key Stats: Nick Wendell completed 18 of 23 passes for 247 yards and a touchdown for Los Alamitos.
Quotable: “We haven’t been pass protecting for him, but we worked our tails off,” Los Al coach John Barnes said of Wendell in the Orange County Register. “If we can protect him like that, he’ll be like that the rest of the year.”
Records: Los Alamitos (4-0), Lynwood (1-3)
Notes: Damonte King scored three touchdowns for the Griffins, on runs of 1, 14 and 4 yards. He carried five times and totaled 52 yards. ... Kendall Brownlow carried seven times for 55 yards to lead the rushing attack. ... He scored from 3 yards late in the third quarter. ... Wendell's only scoring pass covered 40 yards to Dashawn Gordon, who caught 10 passes for 163 yards. ... Los Alamitos' scoring began four minutes into the game when Mike Hayden scored from 4 yards. The Griffins led at halftime, 28-0. ... Los Alamitos is ranked No. 4 in the Southwest Division, but with Villa Park’s loss to El Toro, the Griffins are the highest rated team without a loss. … Los Alamitos missed out on recording its third shutout of the season. Lynwood broke into the scoring column on the final play, a 74-yard run by Ty Sanchez. …Next week Los Alamitos plays at La Verne Damien (2-2), which should provide a more competitive game than Lynwood. … Los Alamitos has outscored Lynwood the past two seasons, 90-13. … Including Damien, only one of Los Alamitos’ nonleague opponents, Paramount (3-1), has a winning record. … Since losing 31-28 to San Diego County’s Valley Center in the fourth game of 2010, Los Alamitos has since outscored its opponents during this week of the season, 146-13.