Matthews helps San Diego beat Butler
SAN DIEGO (AP)—John Matthews set two school receiving records and Sebastian Trujillo threw four touchdown passes to lead San Diego to a 34-17 win over Butler on Saturday night.
Trujillo threw a pair of touchdowns to Matthews, who caught a school-record 14 passes for 187 yards. Matthews also set the San Diego single-season receiving yardage record with 1,317.
Matthews caught touchdown passes of 5 and 30 yards from Trujillo, who completed 22 of 31 passes for 258 yards. Trujillo’s other TD passes went 10 and 8 yards to Ben Hannula.
San Diego (8-2, 6-2 Pioneer Football League), which won its seventh straight game against Butler, also scored on a 14-yard run by Matt Jelmini late in the game.
Matthews, the Toreros’ career leader in TD receptions, also added to his single-season records for receptions (89) and touchdown receptions (20).
Butler (6-4, 4-3 PFL) got to within 14-10 at halftime after falling behind 14-0. After a 28-yard field goal by Jordan Quiroz, the Bulldogs scored with one second left in the half on a 1-yard quarterback sneak by Matt Kobli.