Tehachapi at Shafter

October 16, 2009

Running back Phil Rhodes #22 had his first varsity 100 yard game Friday at Shafter as he carried the ball 12 times for 115 yards rushing.
Tehachapi defeated Shafter 28-0 in the opening game of SSL action. The Warriors entertain Bakersfield Christian this Friday night on the mountain.

Warriors Defense Overwhelms Shafter, 28-0
Bakersfield Christian Coming to the Mountain

Posted October 17, 2009 by Tom Shea, The Bakersfield Californian

SHAFTER Spearheaded by a stifling defense, the Warriors easily dispatched Shafter in a 28-0 shutout victory on the road.

Tehachapi limited the Generals to only 104 yards of offense, registering six sacks, forcing six punts and recording two turnovers.

The Warrior offense was also riding high in the ground game, with Phil Rhodes helping Tehachapi reach the endzone midway through the first quarter with a 52 yard romp up the gut of the Shafter defense.

Jesse Olofson paced the Warriors with 251 yards rushing and two touchdowns, while Travis Farwell also caught a pair of two point pass receptions from quarterback Chris Rush.

Juan Barron was the leading rusher for Shafter with 40 yards on 14 carries, while Ricardo Castro completed three passes for 20 yards.

1st2nd3rd 4thFinal
Tehachapi 14  0   8  6 28
Shafter  0  0   0  0 00

The Scoring:

First Quarter:

Teh Rhodes 52 yard run (Farewell pass from Rush) 6:04
Teh Olofson 9 yard run (run failed) 1:48

Third quarter:

Teh Olofson 70 yard run (Farewell pass from Rush) 11:29

Fourth quarter:

Teh Murrow fumble recovery (run failed) 10:47

Tehachapi vs Shafter Statistics

First Downs16 7
Rushes-Yards44-412 35-84
Passing Yards13 20
Comp-Att-Int1-6-0 3-10-0
Total Yards425 104
Penalties10-105 8-85

Individual Statistics:

RUSHING--Tehachapi: Olofson 21-251, Rhodes 12-115, Weeks 5-36, White 1-10.
Shafter: Barron 14-40, Castro 7-38

PASSING--Tehachapi: Rush 1-6-0 13 ; Shafter: Ricardo 3-10-0 20

RECEIVING--Tehachapi: Farewell 1-13; Shafter: Velasquez 1-12, Leon 1-5, Aguilar 1-3

Varsity Tehachapi 5-1 (1-0 SSL), Shafter 1-5 (0-1 SSL)

JV Tehachapi 38, Shafter 14
Frosh - No Game