|Cougars off and running
Rancho Cotate running back Carlos Franco scores the go-ahead touchdown on a 12-yard run in the third quarter as the Cougars defeated Alhambra of Martinez 21-14 in the season opener on Sept. 6 at Cougar Stadium. Rancho Cotate needed a late defensive stand to preserve its victory. Tonight, Rancho Cotate plays host to Pinole Valley. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.