San Diego State beats Fresno State to regain control of the West Division
Aztecs take home the old oil can.
Aztecs win a sloppy, defensive game.
San Diego State battled Fresno State on Friday night which is known as the Oil Can Game. Fresno State had won the last two games so the Aztecs were looking to win back the Oil Can. The Aztecs sure did when the won 17-7 over the Bulldogs.
Fresno State was the first to get on the scoreboard. They scored on a three-yard run by Ronnie Rivers with about seven minutes remaining in the first quarter, which was set up earlier on the drive when quarterback Jorge Reyna found wide receiver Zane Pope for 53 yards. However, that would be the only time the Bulldogs would score.
The Aztecs on their next drive got on the scoreboard. The scored when running back Chase Jazmin scored from two yards away. The Aztecs got took the lead with about 10 minutes left in the first half when kicker Matt Araiza kicked a 22-yard field after tight end Parker Houston apparently dropped a pass in the end zone. At the half, it was 10-7 Aztecs. Nobody scored in the third quarter, so it was 10-7 going into the 4th.
The Aztecs were up by two possessions were Ryan Agnew found running back Chase Jasmin for two yards. Now, it was 17-7. This was enough for the Aztecs to come up with the victory. This was the final score, 17 Aztecs and Fresno State 7.
For, San Diego State, Quarterback Ryan Agnew threw for a career-high 323 yards(32-47) and threw for one touchdown and one interception. Corner-back Luq Barcoo had two interceptions. For Fresno State, Ronnie Rivers ran for 47 rushing yards on 15 carries for one Touchdown. Wide receiver Zane Pope had three receptions for 56 yards.
Next week, on the 23rd the Aztecs(8-2) travel to Hawaii to play their last conference game of the regular season. While, Fresno State(4-6), welcomes the Nevada Wolf Pack next game.