RIVERVIEW — On the road in a rivalry game, East Bay controlled the ball and scoreboard early, grabbing a 14-0 lead with 8:44 left in the second quarter. Riverview rallied but turnovers hurt the Sharks' comeback in the fourth quarter. The Sharks scored touchdowns on back to back fourth-quarter drives but a penalty for too many men on the field, on fourth down and 4 with 1:30 left, ended their comeback bid.
Key drive: In the third quarter, the Indians drove and kicker Joe Metallo made it a three-possession game with a 22-yard field goal to give East Bay a 24-7 lead.
Stars of the game: East Bay running backs Anthony Hollingshed and Aamaris Brown each had 60-yard touchdown runs.
Stats of the game: East Bay forced six fumbles, recovering three, including a fumble recovery at their own 26-yard line with the Sharks, down 24-21, driving in the fourth quarter.
Final word: "Playing Riverview and rivalry games are so emotional, you can catch kids doing things they normally wouldn't do because they are so caught up in the emotion of the game. We've got to clean up our mistakes and it just goes back to fundamentals, it always goes back to fundamentals" — East Bay coach Frank LaRosa