BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Jahvid Best rushed for 144 yards and scored two touchdowns to make sure No. 10 California avoided a letdown against Eastern Washington with a 59-7 victory Saturday.
Best caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Kevin Riley in the first half and scored on a 1-yard run in the third quarter for the Golden Bears (2-0). Riley also ran for a touchdown and Shane Vareen had three short TD runs as Cal posted its second straight blowout to open the season.
After starting off with a 52-13 victory over a Maryland team that handed the Bears their first loss last season, Cal remained focused against the Eagles, who play in the lower-division Football Championship Subdivision.
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