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a score in American football

a landing (as the wheels touch the landing field)

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Griffin engineered an 11-play, 66-yard drive, connecting with Kevin Pillar on a 21-yard touchdown strike to extend the lead to 25-7 with 1:26 left in the first half.
La Canada 32, San Marino 21: With playoff hopes in it's hands, host La Canada and running back Lavelle Peterson finally broke San Marino's will with a long touchdown run to put the game out of reach.
Campbell Hall's Taylor Henry scored the first touchdown of the game on a 70-yard run, but Whittier Christian answered with 10 consecutive scores.
Kevin Ramay completed 20 of 32 passes for 217 yards and two touchdowns for Grace Brethren (1-5, 0-1).
Oak Park 14, Camarillo 6: Darren McGee completed 13 of 15 passes for 150 yards and a touchdown to Kyle Benton to lead the Eagles (5-0) past visiting Camarillo (1-4).
South Pasadena 28, Glendale 6: Michael Flynn threw two second-quarter touchdown passes to lead the host Tigers (3-0) to victory.
Langston Jackson rushed for 208 yards and a touchdown on 31 carries to lead Simi Valley, setting up the Pioneers' first score with a 74-yard run.
Westlake 21, Saugus 6: Ryan Campbell completed 13 of 18 passes for 157 yards and scored on a 7-yard touchdown pass as the Warriors (2-0) topped visiting Saugus (1-1).
Granada Hills 34, Sylmar 32: Michael Wendorf caught a 51-yard touchdown pass from Anthony Wendorf late in the fourth quarter to erase a 25-point deficit as Granada Hills ended Sylmar's 12-game regular season winning streak.
He connected 10 times for 106 yards with Josh Irvin, including a 22-yard, third-quarter touchdown pass to tie the score 7-7.
Mo Chock's 76-yard kickoff return for a touchdown pulled Vasquez (9-3) into a 7-7 with 4:51 left in the first quarter, but Dozie Amajoyi scored on an 80-yard touchdown run on the first play of the second quarter to give Aquinas the lead for good.
Rodney Glass returned the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown and carried the ball 21 times for 191 yards and four more scores to lead the Knights, three-time defending Div.
Oak Park 40, Desert Hot Springs 7:Quarterback Doug Deakin was 4 of 8 for 142 yards and four touchdown passes and Doug Deakin rushed for 151 yards on 13 carries for Oak Park (7-3).
Collis hit Scott Stephens with a 57-yard touchdown pass and connected with Stephens and Ray McDonough in the second half.
Jamelle Kibble scampered 44 yards for a touchdown with 1 minute, 6 seconds remaining Thursday night to lift El Camino Real High of Woodland Hills past Sunset Six League champion Verdugo Hills of Tujunga 24-17 in the first round of the City Section Invitational playoffs.