Los Angeles, Ca – Next year schools will know not to schedule the LA High Romans for their homecoming game. Thus far this year LA High have spoiled Coliseum foes Crenshaw & Dorsey in back to back weeks homecoming. Head Coach Eric Scott has his team performing at a high level now with a record of 7-0 this season.
LA High defeated Dorsey 34-21 in a great battle at Jackie Robinson Stadium. The Romans were able to create three turnovers and capitalized with points on the scoreboard. The first fumble of the game happened earlier in second quarter by Dorsey, that lead to a touchdown 14-7 with 11:47 in the half.
Dorsey fumbles again giving LA High the ball back on short field from 14yard line but penalty place ball back to 35 yard line 10:26 second quarter. LA High was able to get points after the turnover with a 30 yard TD catch by LeJon Shaw(3) to make game LA 20 Dorsey 7 with 9:00 left.
This team always looks to take advantage of their opportunities when teams make a mistake. Roman quarterback Kaymen Cureton showed off his arm and his legs finishing of a drive with 1 yard QB sneak with 5:08 minutes before half that was 28-7 ball game. The defense was able to get a great goal line stand to keep Dorsey out end zone to end the half and stop any momentum for second half.
The game plan was perfect but on opening drive LA High fumbled to give Dorsey some hope. Defender Marquette Jackson scooped and scored for the Dons to bring game to 28-14 in third quarter. It was in second half last week that LA High lost focus for few plays. Few drives later when LA High was knocking on door to score again when Safety Ezekiel Hunt intercepted a Cureton pass in end zone. The Dons were not able to turn that into points
The Romans are now in the driver seat to capturing the Coliseum League title if they can stay injury free. They will travel to Locke on October 23rd at 7pm. The Dons will host Manual Arts on October 23rd at Jackie Robinson Stadium 7pm.
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