(CBS) RAHSHAUN HAYLOCK — Utah offensive coordinator Norm Chow was at Orange Coast College Friday night.  We can only assume he was there to see San Clemente quarterback Travis Wilson, who is a Utah commit.

Chow saw Wilson.  He also saw the Christian Tober Show.

The senior wide receiver/defensive back showed why he is one of the most explosive playmakers in South Orange County in the Tritons 51-16 win over South Coast League rival Tesoro (8-5) to advance to their first CIF Final since 1979.

The senior had two touchdown receptions, and a touchdown return on a free kick.

“He’s been lights out all year,” said San Clemente interim head coach Jon Hamro.

The Tritons (12-1) scored twice on screen passes.  The first time it was Wilson finding Tober and he took it 80 yards to put San Clemente up 7-0.

Football isn’t known as a game of runs, but the Tritons certainly had theirs on Friday night.  They started the game scoring 14 straight points.

Facing a 14-0 deficit, Syd Reynolds returned the ensuing kickoff 99 yards for Tesoro to cut the San Clemente lead in half.

But that’s when Tober and company answered with a string of 23 straight points to end the first half.

On the Tritons’ ensuing possession, Tober caught a pass from Wilson up the sideline that went 73 yards to put San Clemente up 21-7.

After the Tritons forced a safety to go up 30-7, Tober then returned the free kick 75 yards for a touchdown.

“I caught the ball and our special teams blocked perfectly. It was wide open in the middle. You could have drove a truck through that thing,” said Tober.

San Clemente led 37-7 at the half and never looked back.

The Tritons advance to the PAC-5 Championship against Santa Margarita (11-2) next Saturday at Angel Stadium.

There was a scary moment in the third quarter when backup linebacker Brian Knauf went down with a shoulder injury after hitting a teammate.

Knauf was taken away in an ambulance. He did have a tingling sensation in his shoulder coaches said.

“It was all precautionary. I think he’ll be fine,” said Hamro.


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