May 27, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

Brea Olinda scores late to defeat Sunny Hills 40-37 in wild non-league game

Andrew Rubio (right) and Justus Thongprahchanh led Brea Olinda to a victory Friday night. (Photo courtesy Jim McCormack, For OC Sports Zone)

Andrew Rubio scored three touchdowns and quarterback Justus Thongprahchanh threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third to lead Brea Olinda to a 40-37 victory over Sunny Hills Friday night at Brea Olinda.

Rubio scored the game-winner with 25 seconds remaining in the game to lift the Wildcats (2-0) to the victory.

Brea Olinda held a 12-7 lead after one quarter but Sunny Hills scored twice in the final 3:34 of the second quarter to build a 28-18 halftime lead before Brea Olinda stormed back.

—Courtesy Jim McCormack, For OC Sports Zone