Joe Khulmann rushed for 248 yards and four touchdowns on 22 carries to lead host Cactus Shadows to a convincing 55-20 victory over Raymond Kellis.
Khulmann scored from 7, 67, 3 and 65 yards out as the Falcons (1-0) racked up 365 yards on the ground.
Defensively, Cactus Shadows shutout the Cougars (0-1) in the first half, surrendering only 20 points the rest of the way despite committing 12 penalties for 110 yards.
Falcon quarterback Payton Ringwald only threw four times, completing two passes, including a 9-yard strike to receiver Breaston Gallian for the first score of the game.
First Downs: CS 8
Rushing: CS 34-365
Passing (comp.-att.-TD-INT): CS 2-4-19-1-2
Fumbles-lost: CS 0-0
Penalties-yards: CS 12-110
Raymond S. Kellis 0 0 14 6 -- 20
Cactus Shadow 14 20 7 14 -- 55
CS: Gallian 9 pass from Ringwald (Kuhlmann run)
CS: Kuhlmann 7 run (kick failed)
CS: Kuhlmann 67 run (kick failed)
CS: Marchica 30 run (Marchica)
CS: Harper 0 run (Marchica kick)
CS: Kuhlmann 3 run (Marchica kick)
RK: Muller run (Jarmari Bercantrun)
RK: Freeman pass from Muller (kick failed)
CS: Kuhlmann 65 run (Marchica kick)
CS: Marchica 20 run (Marchica kick)
RK: Lugo pass from Freeman (kick failed)