It’s still been since 1991 that a Bay Area team or one in the state north of Fresno has been able to beat De La Salle of Concord. The Spartans won again Friday, but Antioch falling by just 28-21 gives hope for the Panthers in a possible playoff rematch and others.
State’s No. 16 team making conscious effort to mix it up and develop other weapons besides nation’s No. 1-ranked running back. The Panthers revved it up for 46 points in the first half and went on to beat Lincoln of Stockton on Friday.