Starnes carries the load for AV College

LANCASTER – Antelope Valley College freshman running back Cole Starnes had a breakout night, the team showed some defensive prowess, and the Marauders handed the Mt. San Jacinto Eagles their first loss of the season Saturday night with a 28-14 win at home.

Starnes rushed for 145 of yards on 22 carries. Before Saturday, he had only carried the ball 15 times and averaged 34.3 yards per game.

Sophomore quarterback Blake Shepard went 10-for-21 passing for 161 yards.

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