• Sierra Canyon Trailblazers quarterback Chayden Peery (8) tosses the round versus the Central Grizzlies throughout the very first fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr, Adding Digital Photographer)

  • The Sierra Canyon Trailblazers take the area prior to the begin of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship versus the Central Grizzlies at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Captains for the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers, left, and also the Central Grizzlies, right, view on throughout the ritualistic coin turn prior to the begin of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers Donovan Williams (5) makes a function versus Central Grizzlies Decarlo Hewitt (10) throughout the very first fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr, Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers Donovan Williams (5) attempts to elude Central Grizzlies outside linebacker Dominic Mendez (32) throughout the very first fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr, Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon’s Micah Robinson, left, aims to show up the sideline with the round while being gone after by Central of Fresno protective back D’Jordan Carter throughout the very first fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State national championship on Friday evening at Cerritos University. (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers head trainer Jon Ellinghouse searches throughout the very first fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers quarterback Chayden Peery (8) aims to pass versus the Central Grizzlies throughout the very first fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr, Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Several Sierra Canyon Trailblazers protectors assist remove Central Grizzlies quarterback Jameson Silva (8) throughout the 2nd fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers followers view on as the Central Grizzlies rack up a goal throughout the 2nd fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers totally free security Kamari Ramsey (33) obstructs the round versus the Central Grizzlies throughout the 2nd fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • A distressed Sierra Canyon Trailblazers follower responds to a phone call versus her group throughout the 2nd fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship versus the Central Grizzlies at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers Jd Sumlin (4) attempts to acquire backyards as he is taken on by Central Grizzlies protective end Cameron Vaughan (9) throughout the 2nd fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers Jake Quiroz (44) responds to a face mask telephone call versus his group throughout the 2nd fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship versus the Central Grizzlies at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers quarterback Chayden Peery (8) passes the round versus the Central Grizzlies throughout the 2nd fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers Seeker Lysholm (73) takes on Central Grizzlies Quali Conley (2) in the backfield throughout the 2nd fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers head trainer Jon Ellinghouse searches versus the Central Grizzlies throughout the 2nd fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers quarterback Chayden Peery (8) hangs back to pass versus the Central Grizzlies throughout the very first fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers quarterback Chayden Peery (8) ratings a goal on a caretaker versus the Central Grizzlies throughout the 2nd fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers supporters respond throughout the 2nd fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship versus the Central Grizzlies at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon’s JD Sumlin leaves Central of Fresno’s Decarlo Hewitt in his wake as he damages totally free for a 72- lawn goal run early in the 3rd quarter of their CIF Department 1-AA State national championship on Friday evening at Cerritos University. Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Main Grizzlies Jekob Jones (6) is removed by Sierra Canyon Trailblazers Drue Watts (7) and also colleague JD Hernandez (3) throughout the very first fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • A factor after shot by Central Grizzlies Emraun Carter (24) is obstructed by Sierra Canyon Trailblazers totally free security Kamari Ramsey (33) throughout the very first fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon Trailblazers running back Jason Jones (19) battles versus Central Grizzlies protective back Sean Haymon (4) to acquire even more backyards throughout the very first fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Central Grizzlies quarterback Jameson Silva (8) is struck from behind by Sierra Canyon Trailblazers Zach Thannum (32) compeling a fumble recuperated by the Trailblazers throughout the very first fifty percent of the 2019 CIF Department 1-AA State Football National championship at Cerritos University in Norwalk, Calif. on Friday December 13,2019 Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon’s JD Sumlin crouches by himself at the end of his group’s 34-19 loss to Central High of Fresno in the CIF Department 1-AA State national championship on Friday evening at Cerritos University. (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon gamer Levi Dayne (13) remains on the area following his group’s 34-19 loss to Central High of Fresno in the CIF Department 1-AA State national championship on Friday evening at Cerritos University. (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Central of Fresno head trainer Kyle Biggs, left, drinks hands with Sierra Canyon head trainer Jon Ellinghouse after their CIF Department 1-AA State national championship on Friday evening at Cerritos University. Central won 34-19 (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon head trainer Jon Ellinghouse, left, and also several of his gamers view on throughout the prize discussion following their 34-19 loss to Central High of Fresno in the CIF Department 1-AA State national championship on Friday evening at Cerritos University. (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon elderly JD Hernandez, left, hugs colleague Cole Bullock following their 34-19 loss to Central High of Fresno in the CIF Department 1-AA State national championship on Friday evening at Cerritos University. It was Sierra Canyon’s 2nd successive loss in a state title video game. (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Sierra Canyon head trainer Jon Ellinghouse, right, gets the second-place prize following their 34-19 loss to Central High of Fresno in the CIF Department 1-AA State national championship on Friday evening at Cerritos University. (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Central High of Fresno head trainer Kyle Biggs, left, stands up the champion prize following his group’s 34-19 triumph over Sierra Canyon in the CIF Department 1-AA State national championship on Friday evening at Cerritos University. (Picture by Raul Romero Jr., Adding Digital Photographer).

NORWALK– JD Hernandez had actually experienced these raw feelings prior to.

That really did not make it any type of much easier.

Yet via the splits and also frustration list below Sierra Canyon’s 34-19 loss to Central High of Fresno in Friday evening’s CIF State Department 1-AA last at Cerritos University, Hernandez sought troubled colleagues and also attempted his finest to offer relief.

Via words. Via hugs. Via great antique motivation.

“Our team is one hell of a brotherhood,” stated Hernandez, that played in 3 state national championship in his enhanced four-year senior high school occupation. “We have actually made relationships that will certainly last a life time. We had fantastic senior citizens and also fantastic young children that are making their mark. This group is unique, one that we will certainly reflect on and also claim,‘damn.’

Sierra Canyon (14 -2) shed in the state last momentarily successive period. It is currently 2-2 in state finals, having actually won titles in 2011 and also2016 Central rounded off a 15 -0 project.

The Trailblazers never ever led, however they remained to fight and also located themselves for a late return.

Trialing 13 -6 at halftime, running back JD Sumlin damaged a 72- lawn goal go to near to 13-12 early in the 3rd quarter.

Trailing 26-12 late in the 4th quarter, quarterback Chayden Peery racked up on a 2-yard run and also the protection thought of a fast three-and-out protective quit to offer Sierra Canyon the round with 3 mins left routing by a goal.

“Our kids are a bunch of fighters,” Sierra Canyon trainer Jon Ellinghouse stated.“They played tough this whole game. I thought there were several pivot points where we could have made a play, but I am proud of the kids. They had a heck of a season.”

Sierra Canyon appeared put on hold sometimes by the officiating, consisting of 3 crucial plays that violated the Trailblazers.

Main took a 20-12 bait quarterback Jameson Silva’s 5-yard goal pass to Anazjae Simpson in spite of the round apparently striking the ground with 3: 22 left in the 3rd quarter.

Sierra Canyon’s Kamari Ramsey thought of what seemed his 2nd interception with 8: 30 left in the video game with Central still holding a 20-12 lead, however a roughing-the-passer charge erased that play and also Je’ kob Jones racked up on a 1-yard racking up run 3 plays later on for a 26-12 lead. It was the 2nd charge that prolonged the drive however one that injured one of the most.

“Terrible call,” Ellinghouse stated.“That’s a huge pivot point. To make that call in this game, you’ve got to be sure, and there was not enough on that play to be sure.”

The last transition was a deliberate grounding get in touch with Peery in the long run area that led to a security on Sierra Canyon’s last press, pressing Central’s 26-19 result in 28-19 Jones included a 27- lawn racking up go to pin down the win.

“Yes on the intentional grounding,” Ellinghouse yielded.

Peery tossed for 237 backyards on 24- of-43 passing away, finishing 6 passes to DJ Harvey for 83 backyards. Sumlin hurried for 96 backyards on 9 lugs. Josh Bryan attached on basket of 26 and also 32 backyards in the very first fifty percent to maintain Sierra Canyon within striking range.

Ramsey, just a student, had a first-half interception and also obstructed a RUB effort. His prospective fourth-quarter interception might have transformed the skin tone of this video game.

“I wanted to make my imprint on this game and make an impact,” Ramsey stated.

Silva led Central by tossing for 353 backyards, 3 goals and also one interception on 21- of-39 passing away. Jeremiah Seeker had 7 catches for 120 backyards, and also Simpson captured 6 masquerade 66 backyards.

Sierra Canyon gamers held their heads high in spite of needing to choose alleviation equipment.

“This is my second state championship game,” stated Ramsey, a student. “What exists to hang our heads concerning?

“Our team is a brotherhood with a chemistry that will last forever.”

There it is. JD Sumlin damages totally free for a 72- lawn TD run for Sierra Canyon to shut within 13-12 of Central at 9: 25 mark in 3Q. The RUB stopped working. @Tarek_Fattal pic.twitter.com/GhU2WiAggl.

— Tony Ciniglio (@TCiniglio) December 14, 2019

Main takes a 20-12 lead over Sierra Canyon on this 5-yard TD lass from Jameson Silva to AJ Simpson-Battle with 5: 54 left in 3Q. Did not look like he captured it from press box though. @Tarek_Fattal pic.twitter.com/JpqSrVuhpk.

— Tony Ciniglio (@TCiniglio) December 14, 2019

And also would not you understand Main makes use of both drive-extending fines to rack up on a 1-yard TD run by Je’ kob Jones with 8: 08 left for a 26-12 lead over Sierra Canyon. @Tarek_Fattal pic.twitter.com/K7bMTXbzJx.

— Tony Ciniglio (@TCiniglio) December 14, 2019

Sierra Canyon QB Chayden Peery presses it in for a 1-yard TD go to shut within 26-19 of Central with 3: 19 left. @Tarek_Fattal pic.twitter.com/DtpoCayFy6.

— Tony Ciniglio (@TCiniglio) December 14, 2019

Sierra Canyon football trainer Jon Ellinghouse approves the CIF State Department 1-AA prize and also praised Central. @Tarek_Fattal pic.twitter.com/AfcZdJpamG.

— Tony Ciniglio (@TCiniglio) December 14, 2019