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Grossmont loses game, gains bowl berth

 By William Dudley

GROSSMONT COLLEGE–The Grossmont Griffins have one more chance to conclude the 2010 football season with a win.

 Their last regular-season game was a hard-fought loss to the Palomar College Comets last Saturday at Escondido High School. Grossmont clawed back from a 27-14 deficit to take the lead 28-27 in the third quarter, only to fall behind again. A second comeback fell short, leaving the final score 35-43.

But Grossmont had the last laugh becaused they finished with a 6-4 record — enough to be bowl-eligible, while Palomar finished 5-5. And on Monday it was announced that Grossmont is going to the Beach Bowl. They will play Santa Ana College (8-2) at Santa Ana Stadium on November 20 at 6 p.m.

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Griffins light up Southwestern football stadium with 45-31 victory over Jaguars

By William Dudley

William Dudley

SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE — In their first game on the road and under night lights, the Grossmont Griffins lit up the field with a high-scoring 45-31 victory over Southwestern College Saturday evening, Sept. 18, at Chet Devore Stadium.

Quarterback Ryan Woods tied a school record with six touchdown passes. The sophomore completed 31 of 41 passes for 452 yards.

Woods was quick to give credit to his teammates. “I actually threw some non-great balls” he said in a postgame interview with KCBS Sports, “but my receivers were making acrobatic catches left and right.”

Teammates were quick to reciprocate. “Hell of a game by our quarterback,” said right guard Joshua Spence to The GC Summit afterwards. “Made us look good.”  Continue reading