The Feather River College football team won its season opener over Hartnell College on Saturday by a 46-6 score.
Sophomore Quarterback Jared Taylor completed 13-of-19 passes for 221 yards and three touchdowns. His touchdown tosses were good for 72, 15 and 22 yards, to Dalton Flowers twice and Tanner Hall. On the ground, he dashed eight times for 54 yards.
The ground attack was explosive as Hall rushed for 212 yards on 15 attempts, including touchdown runs of 62 and 61. Sophomore Malik Dotsonrushed for 62 yards on 7 attempts, including touchdown runs of 26 and 16.
The defense yielded just one score and produced two interceptions. Defensively, the Golden Eagles were lead by Braden Robinson and Jamison Price who recorded 10 and 9 tackles. Xander Loomis recorded 1.5 sacks, Camren Foster and Cliffonte McDowell recorded the interceptions.
With the win, the Golden Eagles claimed its second consecutive season opener. Up next, the Golden Eagles host Cabrillo College on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Brennan Stadium at home6 for a 1 p.m. kick off.