On Friday night the varsity football team stayed perfect on the 2016 season with a resounding 57-14 victory over Woodside High. The Cougars found themselves down early 7-0, but answered quickly on Jake Quosig's touchdown run and, after the 2pt., conversion led 8-7. In the second quarter HMB exploded for 5 touchdowns to take a 42-14 lead into halftime. Gavin Tomberlin hit Quosig for a touchdown pass to make it 14-7. Tomberlin ran in another TD to push the score to 21-7. Chase Hofmann added two touchdowns to make the score 35-14 and just before halftime it was a Quosig to Hayden Von Almen touchdown pass that gave HMB the big lead. In the 3rd quarter Hofmann scored again and after another 2pt conversion the Cougars had a 50-14 lead. Finally in the 4th quarter, Jesse Luis completed the scoring with a touchdown run to give HMB a 57-14 win. The win improved HMB's record to 6-0,2-0.
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The JV football team also beat Woodside on Friday afternoon by the score of 35-13. The young Cougars scored early on a Kolby Dare to Danny Mack touchdown pass for a 7-0 lead. HMB extended their lead to 14-0 on Dare's touchdown run. The Wildcats scored on a short field after a turnover to cut the lead to 14-7. Blake Schmieder scored a touchdown to give HMB a 21-7 lead. Woodside scored on a fake punt to make the score 21-13 at halftime. In the 3rd quarter Schmieder scored again and HMB led 28-13. In the 4th quarter Dare hit Mack again for a TD and HMB had a 35-13 lead. The defense shutdown the Wildcats offense and gave the JV team it's first league win. Their record now stands at 2-3-1, 1-1.
Both teams are back in action next week when they travel to Sequoia High School. Next weeks games will be the biggest of the season to date as both teams push toward league titles. The varsity game will feature two teams with 2-0 league records. The winner will have a leg up on the PAL Ocean championship.
The JV game starts at 4:00 and the varsity game kicks off at 7:00.
This week's Rocky Perry Players of the Game:
Offense - Junior #27 Wide Receiver Hayden Von Almen
Defense - Junior #13 Cornerback Sean Fitzgerald
Special Teams - Junior #8 Punter/Holder Gavin Tomberlin
Scout Team - Senior #32 Slot and DB Gilberto Aguilar
The players and coaches would like to thank this week's Community Cougar Ms. Sara De Santis. We hope she enjoyed her up close look at how the Cougar football players prepare for Friday night. Thank you again for being part of our week.
Please join us in congratulating this week's Community Cougars, alumni Pablo Gutierrez and Anthony DeMartini. Both of these young men have been to practices and have supported our players. Pablo was an all league receiver on last season's CCS championship team and is currently studying electronics at ITT Tech. Anthony was a running back on last season's team and can currently be found coaching Coastside football this season. Give both of these young men a thank you and congratulations when you see them.