Grant defeated St. Mary’s 21-14 in the Sac-Joaquin D-II Championship on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014.
The Grant Pacers defeated the St. Mary’s Rams to win the the Sac-Joaquin Division II Championship 21-14 Friday night at Hornets Stadium on the campus of Sacramento State.
The Pacers struck first when Grant’s Deondre’ Whittington-Grays scored from one yard out giving the Pacers the 7-0 lead.
St. Mary’s answered when QB Noah Righetti scored on a keeper to tie the game at 7-7 going into halftime.
In the second half, St. Mary’s Demetrious Ferguson ran the opening kickoff and scored the 94-yard touchdown to give the Rams their first lead of the game.
Grant stayed composed and answered back. QB Donovan Brown found Ariyon Huff for a 42-yard catch to tie game at 14-14.
Late in the game, on fourth and goal on the 1-yard line, Grant’s Brown made it into the end zone with the quarterback keeper and the go ahead touchdown to put the Pacers up 21-14.
The Rams tried to make one last drive but could not get past the Pacer defense.
Grant win their 7th Sac-Joaquin Division II title and remain a perfect 14-0.