St. Francis opened Angelus League play on Friday night with a 45-14 victory over visiting Paraclete.
Devyn Turner scored three rushing TD’s, as the Golden Knights reached the .500 mark for the first time since week one.
After beginning the season 1-3, and in between a week-five bye, St. Francis has consecutive wins over Muir and Paraclete by a combined margin of 86-14.
Turner’s TD runs were of 8, 45 and 12 yards.
His third TD gave the Golden Knights a 28-0, second-quarter lead.
St. Francis would score the game’s first 45 points before Paraclete found the end zone twice in the fourth quarter.
Preston Jernegan had a 28-yard pick-six for the Golden Knights.
Jack Jacobs threw a 65-yard TD pass to DruShun Phillips and a 16-yarder to Jett McCullough.
Clint Geryak was 6-for-6 on extra-point attempts and finished the scoring for St. Francis with a 45-yard field goal in the third quarter.
Up next: The Golden Knights travel to Cathedral next Friday.
The Phantoms (5-1) defeated Crespi, 40-14, in their Angelus League opener.
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SF: Devyn Turner 8 run (Clint Geryak kick)
SF: Devyn Turner 45 run (Clint Geryak kick)
SF: Preston Jernegan 28 interception return (Clint Geryak kick)
SF: Devyn Turner 12 run (Clint Geryak kick)
SF: DruShun Phillips 65 pass from Jack Jacobs (Clint Geryak kick)
SF: Jett McCullough 16 pass from Jack Jacobs (Clint Geryak kick)
SF: Clint Geryak 45 FG
P: Recovered fumble in end zone
P: 45-yard TD pass
St. Francis Schedule/Results:
8/19: West Ranch 61, St. Francis 41
8/26: St. Francis 52, Mira Costa 48
9/2: Millikan 54, St. Francis 28
9/9: St. Pius 47, St. Francis 22
9/16: St. Francis 41, Muir 0
9/23: Bye Week
9/30: St. Francis 45, Paraclete 14 **
10/7: St. Francis at Cathedral **
10/14: Crespi at St. Francis **
10/21: St. Paul at St. Francis **
10/28: St. Francis at Loyola **
** Angelus League games
Angelus League Standings:
Cathedral (5-1 overall, 1-0 in league)
St. Francis (3-3, 1-0)
Loyola (2-4, 1-0)
St. Paul (2-4, 0-1)
Crespi (0-6, 0-1)
Paraclete (0-6, 0-1)