Gaucho’s final football game of the season

Chris Cantwell

Saddleback College lost to Riverside City College 31-14 in the Golden State Bowl on Saturday Nov. 19.

It was the Gauchos final game of the season.

The game showcased several turnovers by the Gauchos.

Ben Gomez threw three interceptions, and the Tigers defense forced four fumbles.

The Gauchos made a comeback, tying the game 14-14, after a 80-yard touchdown pass to Rodney Woodland.

Riverside scored a field goal before halftime.

The score at halftime was 17-14.

The second half was all Riverside.

The Gauchos didn’t score in the second half and the Tigers scored two more touchdowns.

The final score was 31-14. Gomez played his worst game of the season.

He finished 18-35 with 256 yards (a season low).

He also had one touchdown, three interceptions, and was sacked nine times.

Rodney Woodland played one of his best games for the Gauchos.

He had 213 yards in the game.He had seven receptions for 138 yards, four rushes for 35 yards, and two kickoffs for 40 yards.

Riverside is 11-0. Saddleback finished the season with a record of 8-3.  

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