GORMAN — Despite one of its best offensive efforts of the season, Roscoe had six turnovers in a 42-21 loss at Gorman on Friday.
Roscoe finished with 323 total yards to Gorman’s 332 in the contest, which leaves both teams 2-3 in district play with two games left.
Individually, two Roscoe players enjoyed big nights offensively by finishing with over 100 yards each. Eduardo Gallegos led all Plowboy rushers with 123 yards on eight carries. The top receiver, Shelton Toli-ver, had 110 yards on seven catches.
Roscoe’s 21 points were its second highest one-game total of the season.
Quarterback Cutter Davila completed 15 of 31 passes for 204 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown throw to Jesus Leanos. But by then Roscoe trailed Gorman 35-13 with ony 5:30 to play.
Leanos had three catches for 71 yards, and Landon Jones also had three recep-tions for the Plowboys against Gorman.
But Roscoe was unable to get on the scoreboard until the fourth quarter, when it scored all of its 21 points.
Gorman had built a 27-0 lead over the Plowboys by intermission, getting three rushing touchdowns from Dakota Pacheco in the first two quarters alone. The Panthers also scored after intercepting a Roscoe pass to go ahead 7-0 less than a minute into the game. Zach Carlton, Ryan Laminack and Pacheco all rushed for between 84 and 94 yards, while Pacheco was the top receiver for Gorman with two receptions.
Roscoe’s last score came on a 70-yard Gallegos run with 1:26 to play, along with a two-point run by Davila. Kevin Lavalais’ interception return accounted for the Plowboys’ first touchdown early in the fourth quarter that cut Gorman’s lead to 27-6.
Roscoe travels to Hamlin (5-0), which shares the district lead with Albany, this Friday and hosts the Roby Lions in its season finale.