MERCED -- The College of the Siskiyous football team rallied from a 14-point deficit to defeat Merced College 30-21 Saturday.
The Eagles (4-4, 1-2 Mid Empire Conference) made it 21-10 on a 24-yard field goal as time expired in the second quarter, then outscored the Blue Devils 20-0 in the second half.
They took the lead for good on Matt Jackson's 11-yard touchdown pass to Darius Davis with 4:52 left in the third quarter.
After Siskiyous opened the scoring on a 1-yard run by Jackson, Merced (3-5, 2-1) rallied as Reid Herchenbach threw TD passes of 5 yards to DeAnte Sanders and 20 yards to Garrett Turner and Jon Breland recovered an Eagles fumble in the end zone.
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Jackson threw for 331 yards and three TDs. Herchenbach was 18 of 26 for 168 yards with two interceptions and David Del Toro ran nine times for 69 yards.