The Eagles are Undefeated & Improve to 5-0
By David Bradshaw
Mt. San Jacinto won the opening coin toss and deferred to LA Harbor who chose to get the ball first. The defense forced a 3 and out giving the ball to the offense. MSJC wasted no time going 86 yards and scoring on a QB sneak by Brett Virgil to take a 7-0 lead.
LA Harbor was able to move the ball on their next drive but came away empty after Daryl Moody intercepted a pass in the endzone.
The Eagles capitalized and quickly scored on a devastating 84 yard run by Sherod White, making it 13-0 after a missed extra point.
After a good return the Seahawks started their next drive near midfield. On the first play, MSJC stripped the ball and it was recovered by Daryl Moody. The first quarter came to a close with MSJC with the ball. Leading 13-0.
The Eagles took advantage of the fumble recovery, scoring on a 6 yard pass from Virgil to CJ Sullivan. LA was caught napping on the extra point and Ben Vivanco hit Adrian Sanchez with a pass for the 2 point conversion, pushing the lead to 21-0.
LA Harbor was able to move the ball on their next drive but had to settle for a 45 yd field by Axel Perez, closing to 21-3. Mt. San Jacintowould score just before halftime on a 52 yard pass from Virgil to Sullivan for their second TD connection of the day. MSJC led 28-3 at the half.
MSJC got the ball to start but could not get anything going. LA took advantage of good field position and appeared to score a touchdown, but it was called back on an illegal procedure penalty. The Seahawks had to settle for another Perez field goal, this one from 28 yards out making it 28-6.
Virgil got MSJC back on the board with an 8 yard keeper, pushing the lead to 35-6.
MSJC’s defense forced another punt and the offense scored again on the third Virgil to Sullivan connection, this one a 21 yard TD pass play. The 3rd quarter ended with MSJC leading 42-6.
The scoreless fourth quarter saw several backups get into the game, highlighted by a sack by the Eagles Jaquin Arredondo and Shaun Cannady.
MSJC goes into their bye week a perfect 5-0 and will be back in action to start league play at Victor Valley.
Photos by David Bradshaw