University High Wildcats jogged on to the field 23 players strong to face off against a stacked Newport Harbor Sailors Friday night in Newport Beach. Even will all the grit and heart University fell short 35-13 to Newport Harbor once clocked ticked zero.
By the 3rd quarter the Sailors held a 28-0 lead by grinding down the field and even scoring of a eight yard reverse by Mason Walker #20 with 6:48 on the clock.
Their quarterback Rory McCrory #17 faced al little bit pressure throughout the game. The Wildcats defense were little off balance on the heels and trying to get wind back in second half.
Newport called a good balance of run to pass ratio and few misdirection plays that paid off.
The Wildcats were able to put seven points on the scoreboard Alex Atmadjian #12 threw a seam pass to Jayson Taylor #15 for a 12 yard touchdown at 28-7 just before end of 3rd Quarter.
Once the fourth quarter hit the Sailors coach Peter Lofthouse started to get the bench some experience for the season ahead.
The Sailors now moved to record of 2-1 and will travel to play Santa Monica. The Wildcats 0-4 will face of with Rancho Dominguez.
Hub City Bowl II Battle
Compton took Compton Dominguez best shot and was unfazed in the Hub City Battle. The Compton Tarbabes won 42-26 over Dominguez Dons.
Now Compton can take city bragging rights after already defeating Compton Centennial in the first game of the season 41-0. At least for this season Compton is the HUB CITY Champions.
Next Compton Tarbabes (3-0) will host the Gardena Panthers (1-3) who just beat Beverly Hills 36-6.
Centennial 42 Narbonne 23
Narbonne played a tough visiting Centennial team that broke down Narbonne. Even with Narbonne strength being the defense it was enough to slow down fast pace Centennial.
There next game will be Narbonne last game without their new weapons who were forced to miss the first five games. So look out Marine league when they get extra boost to offense and the team.