Roadrunners take state

Butte College football team finishes season undefeated

The Butte College football team capped an undefeated (12-0) season with the state title when the Roadrunners beat the Fullerton College Hornets last Saturday (Dec. 14).

The Roadrunners seized the California Community College Athletic Association title with a 28-13 victory in front of a capacity crowd at Cowan Stadium in Oroville, winning their 16th straight game. Butte College led the state in scoring this year, and the team’s defense is ranked second in the state.

This is Butte College’s second CCCAA victory. The Roadrunners won the title of state champs in 2008.

Butte quarterback Tommy Stuart was named the game’s Most Valuable Player, passing for 203 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions.