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Griffins defense dominates on the road

Sep 22, 2018 - Orange County Register (California)

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA >> Sometimes football games are simple to analyze. The team that wins the turnover battle often wins the game.

That was the case Friday when No. 5 Los Alamitos forced six turnovers in a 35-16 win over No. 12 Tesoro in a nonleague game at Tesoro High.

Los Alamitos defenders John Newman and Nicholas Valenzuela each returned interceptions for touchdowns of 70 and 30 yards, respectively. The Griffins had five interceptions and a fumble recovery.

“You can’...