Renegades win against El Camino 21-17, putting them at their fourth win of five


Alexandra Apatiga

Bakersfield College Renegade Brandon Jones throws the football at his fellow teammate Chance Cooper.

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

On Sept. 30, Bakersfield College played at home and defeated El Camino College 21-17. This is the fourth win out five games so far this season for the Renegades.

The first score of the night was made by Bakersfield College during the first quarter, with a 50 yard pass from Cameron Roberson to fellow Renegade Brandon Jones, who scored a touchdown.

The El Camino Warriors then began to take the lead near the end of the second quarter and into the third quarter.

Kevin Boermeester of El Camino successfully made a field goal at the 44-yard line as the second quarter ended, placing the Warriors on the scoreboard and putting BC and El Camino at 7-3 at halftime.

Into the third quarter, El Camino made two touchdowns. The first was a 1-yard run by Warrior Okalani Taufahema- Langi.

Near the end of the third quarter, the Warriors rushed again, scoring a touchdown with a 24- yard rush from Cole Klayman.

By the end of the third quarter, the BC Renegades trailed El Camino 7-17, with the El Camino Warriors ahead by 10 points.

But the Renegades would not go down so easily.

The BC Renegades managed to pull a comeback that would score the team a victory.

Jakell Tomlin’s 87-yard punt return managed to achieve a touchdown bringing the Renegades closer.

The final score of the night came from a pass from Ceasar De Leon to Lameshio Hill who scored a 4-yard touchdown. The Renegades maintained a score of 21-17 for the win.

The next game Bakersfield will play will be the Homecoming game against Moorpark College from Ventura County at Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium.

The Homecoming game will be on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 6-9 p.m.