#2 Bishop Gorman upsets #1 St. John Bosco by 3 points on ESPN

By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: September 27th, 2014 at 1:12 am EST

Bishop Gorman Catholic High School is now the top football program in the country.

The No. 2 ranked team from Las Vegas, Nevada upset No. 1 St. John Bosco from Bellflower, California in the High School Football spotlight on ESPN. Bishop Gorman won 34-31 in front of a packed house at the Gorman home stadium.

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St. John Bosco ran out of time in their pursuit of coming back. They trailed as much as 20-3 at halftime.

UCLA recruit and Bosco quarterback Josh Rosen hit Kaylin Franklin for an 8-yard touchdown, as they made it 34-31. Following the touchdown, Bosco went for an onside kick, which was recovered by Gorman, who ran out the clock.

He then connected with tight end Jarett Balter for a 25-yard touchdown to make it 34-24. Bosco back Sean McGrew ran for a six-yard touchdown to make it 34-17.

Gorman quarterback Tate Martell hit UCLA recruit Alize Jones for a 24-yard touchdown to make it 34-10.

Prior to this touchdown, Rosen hit Jared Harrell for a 45-yard reception. He followed that up with a 13-yard touchdown to Anselem Umeh.

Martell and hit sophomore receiver Tyjon Lindsey for a 67-yard touchdown. Both players came from Poway High School in Poway, California this past July.

Jonathan Shumaker scored a 1-yard touchdown to make it Gorman 20-Bosco 3 with 4:23 left in the second quarter. Russell Booze made it 14-3 following an 80-yard rushing touchdown at 11:30 in the second.

Bosco kicker Eric Daniels made it 7-3 at 11:44 in the second with his 39-yard field goal.

Martell scored with 6:51 left in the first on a five-yard rushing touchdown to give Gorman a 7-0 lead. The sophomore, who received a scholarship offer from the Southern California Trojans earlier this week, led Bishop Gorman down the field on a 71-yard drive to start the game.

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