The Half Moon Bay Cougars football teams continued their dominance on the field on Friday by beating the visiting Los Altos High School Eagles by the combined score of 87-6. The varsity team improved to 3-0 with a 50-6 win. The Cougars defense beat up on the Eagles all night and kept them to -35 yards and only two first downs on offense. The Cougars offense scored 7 touchdowns and could have scored more except for a couple of costly turnovers while in the Eagles' red zone. Chase Hofmann led the Cougars in scoring with 3 touchdowns on the ground. Matt Spigelman added 2 scores and Anthony DeMartini and Ivan DeLeon also added a touchdown each. The Cougars also added a safety on special teams to complete the scoring.
The play of the week along with other highlights can be found here:
The JV football team also improved to 3-0 with a 37-0 win over Los Altos High. The young Cougars also used a stifling defense to keep the Eagles out of the endzone. The JV team was led on offense by Blaze Dayton who had 2 touchdowns. Quarterback Jakob Meighen scored on a long 60 yard run. Jake Quosig and Adrian Rangel also scored touchdowns for the young Cougars.
Both teams will look to improve to 4-0 on Friday with road games at El Camino High School. The JV game begins at 4:00 and the varsity game will begin at 7:00.
This week's Rocky Perry Players of the Game:
Offense - Senior #12 Pablo Gutierrez
Defense - Senior #4 Cody James
Special Teams - Senior #7 Phillip Anderson
Scout - Senior #55 Miguel Camacho
The Cougars would like to thank Mr. Laituri for being this week's Community Cougar. Mr. Laituri did not miss a practice this week.
The players and coaches would like to congratulate this week's Community Cougar Tammy Von Almen. Tammy is a born and raised lifer here on the Coastside. She is a HMBHS alumni and comes from one of the oldest families in HMB. Tammy has two sons, Travis who played for the Cougars and graduated from HMBHS and Hayden who is currently a sophomore on the JV team. Tammy is a very involved parent who volunteers her time doing whatever is needed. She is involved in weekly team meals an in all football fundraising activities such as Casino Night and Movie Night. Tammy is also the wife of long time coach Brian Von Almen who is currently the defensive coordinator on the varsity team. Please join us in congratulating Tammy on being voted as this week's Community Cougar,