The football team at a Southern California Christian high school with roots in the Grace Brethren congregations in the region has made the news as the quarterback has set a single-season passing touchdown reach for Orange County. Conner Miller, the quarterback for Brethren Christian High School threw a touchdown that turned into a 59-yard score with 44 seconds left in the game. The Orange County Register recorded the story, also noting that receiver Guy Demazeliere hauled in his 39th career touchdown that tied him for the top spot on the county’s all-time list. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to reach the complete article.
Brethren Christian quarterback celebrates record-setting night
It was a night to remember Oct. 30 for Brethren Christian quarterback Conner Miller, who set the Orange County single-season passing touchdown record in dramatic fashion.
The senior threw his fourth touchdown of the night, a screen pass that Andrew Assaf turned into a 59-yard score with 44 seconds left in the game, to lift the Warriors to a 35-28 victory over Crean Lutheran in an Academy League game at Irvine Stadium.
Miller has 42 touchdown passes, surpassing the county record for a single season of 41. Conner Manning of El Toro had the previous record of 41 in 2011 and in 2012.
Brethren Christian (7-2-1, 3-1) clinched a playoff berth with the victory.
Miller spent the previous two seasons at Yorba Linda before transferring to Brethren Christian this season.
“It means so much to me, especially coming into a new school,” Miller said. “Everyone was welcoming and they had my back from Day 1.” …
Brethen Christian receiver Guy Demazeliere hauled in his 39th career touchdown, tying him with Jeremy Childs of Los Alamitos (2002-04) for the top spot on the county’s all-time list.
Miller connected with Demazeliere with 4:53 left in the second quarter to put the Warriors ahead, 14-7.
“Guy is one from breaking the record and we’re very proud of him,” McInally said.
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