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American River College Tops Sacramento City in County Rivalry Match-up

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Sacramento County’s two Community College football powers, American River and Sacramento City, squared off on Saturday at historic Hughes Stadium. The No. 5-ranked American River College Beavers, led by quarterback Tanner Trosin’s two rushing and two passing touchdowns, beat the Sacramento City Panthers 44-23. ARC’s Deon Ransom rushed for an eye-popping 220 yards and two touchdowns while QB Jason Samuels (11) led the Sacramento City attack.

The game was the regular season finale for both teams, but both will continue playing. The 9-1 ARC will play in the Gridiron Classic Bowl, their first-ever California Community College playoffs game, this Saturday, Nov. 22 at 1pm at American River College. SCC, 6-4, will play in the East Bay Bowl, a non-playoff bowl game, also this Saturday at 1pm at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill.

Follow the ARC Beavers at arc.losrios.edu and the SCC Panthers at sccpanthers.losrios.edu.

Trosin scrambles in the first half

Major pileup

Jason Samuels (11) led the Sacramento City attack

First half action

ARC wide receiver Jonathan Lopez is brought down

QB Tanner Trosin scores in the third quarter

ARC's Casey Lambert scores in the third quarter

First half action

Photos by Steve Martarano

 

American River College Tops Sacramento City in County Rivalry Match-up via @sacramentopress

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Steve Martarano

A resident of Sacramento since graduating with a journalism degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, Steve spent the 1980s at The Sacramento Union, working as a sports writer, music reviewer and crime reporter, among other assignments. He's spent the last 25+ years working in government public affairs for both state and federal agencies and currently is with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Bay-Delta office in Sacramento. He has shot just about every local sports team for the Sacramento Press, including local colleges, the Sacramento River Cats and Sacramento Republic FC. He resides in Curtis Park with his wife Sharon.

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