The Titans have completed South Coast League play and will finish second to Mission in the standings and will advance to the Southern Section Pac-5 Division playoffs. They play a nonleague game next week.
Score: Tesoro 30, San Clemente 14
Key Stats: Jon Rivera rushed 34 times for 182 yards and touchdowns of 2 and 5 yards, the latter which gave Tesoro its first lead, 17-14, midway through the third quarter.
Pivotal Moment: Midway through the second quarter, trailing by two touchdowns, Tesoro switched to a no huddle offense. The Titans salvaged the half when Rivera scored from 2 yards with 2:15 left, and Justin Matlin kicked a 29-yard field goal with one second remaining. … Tesoro plays host to Chula Vista next week in a nonleague game. … San Clemente plays at Trabuco Hills next week. …
Records: Tesoro (7-2 overall, 3-1 in South Coast League), San Clemente (2-7, 0-3)
Notes: Devon Modster passed for 199 yards, giving Tesoro good balance. He threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Gunner Garn with 1:32 left in the game. … Modster had a big fourth quarter; in addition to the scoring pass, he ran for a 1-yard touchdown with 10:20 left to give the Titans a 23-14 lead (the PAT failed). … San Clemente looked like it was heading for an upset. The Tritons took a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. Loren Applegate passed 11 yards to Cole Harlow for a 7-0 lead, and Colin Zines returned Rivera’s fumble 35 yards to make it 14-0 with 2:24 left in the quarter. … Applegate passed for 111 yards. ... Tesoro is ranked No. 7 in the Orange County Top 10 poll.