La Mirada didn’t flinch from the challenge, finally repelling Millikan 27-26 in a California high school football matchup.
The Matadores avoided the brakes and shifted into victory gear via a 21-9 stretch over the final quarter.
Neither squad could muster points in the third quarter.
Millikan took a 17-6 lead over La Mirada heading to halftime locker room.
The Matadores opened with a 6-3 advantage over the Rams through the first quarter.
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