BothHMBHS football teams began PAL Ocean Division league play on Friday with convincing road wins over South San Francisco High School.
The Varsity team improved to 5-0 and 1-0 with a 31-0 win over the Warriors. The Cougars led 10-0 at halftime on a field goal by Ivan DeLeon and a touchdown pass from Gavin Tomberlin to Matt Spigelman. The Cougars blocked a punt early in the 3rd quarter that led to another touchdown pass from Tomberlin, this time Pablo Gutierrez was on the receiving end to give the Cougars a 17-0 lead. Spigelman added two more touchdowns on the ground as the Cougars ran off 21 straight second half points to blow the game open. The Half Moon Bay defense was once again dominant holding S.S.F. to under 150 total yards.
Hudl Play of the Week and Other Game Highlights Can Be Found Here:
The JV football team also improved to 5-0 and 1-0 with a 34-6 win over the Warriors. The young Cougars were led by Jacob Quosig who scored 3 touchdowns, including another punt return which was his 5th punt return for touchdown of the year. Blaze Dayton also scored 2 touchdowns on the ground and the JV team led 34-0 at the half. The young Cougars defense was in control of the game throughout, yielding one touchdown late in the game.
Both teams return home next week for Homecoming and will take on the Menlo SchoolKnights. The JV game begins at 4:00 and the varsity game will kickoff at 7:00. Both teams hope to see a packed John Francis Field filled with excited and cheering Cougars fans and alumni.
This week's Rocky Perry Players of the Game:
Offense - Senior RB #5 Matt Spigelman
Defense - Sophomore S #21 Chase Hofmann and Senior S #7 Phillip Anderson
Special Teams - Senior K #23 Ivan DeLeon
Scout - Junior LB #54 Chris Avila
The Cougars players and coaches would like to thank Ricky Simms for being this week's Community Cougar.
Please join the entire Cougars Football program in congratulating Homecoming week Community Cougar Chad Kruckewitt. Chad is by far our loudest and most enthusiastic Cougar Football fan. He can always be heard on game night shouting words of encouragement to our players. Our program would like to thank Chad for his loyalty and support to Cougar Football.