Victory for Both Teams

Both HMBHS football teams were victorious on Friday with wins over the visiting El Camino High Colts. The varsity team took an early 6-0 lead on Jake Quosig's touchdown run on the opening drive. The Cougars added two more TDs in the 2nd quarter on Gavin Tomberlin's touchdown pass to Chase Hofmann and another TD pass from Tomberlin to Hayden Von Almen to take a 20-0 lead at halftime. In the 3rd quarter the Cougars blew the game open on another Hofmann touchdown for a 27-0 lead. In the 4th quarter Quosig took over, scoring his second and third touchdowns of the game. The last TD coming on an 80 yard run to complete the scoring and giving the Cougars a convincing 41-8 win. The win completed HMB's preseason schedule and kept them perfect in the 2016 season with a 4-0 record.

Link to Game Recap: http://www.hudl.com/v/jWByL

Rocky Perry Players of the Game
Offense:  #27 Junior WR Hayden Von Almen
Deffense:  #51 Senior LB Sean Baird
Special Teams: #8 Junior Punter Gavin Tomberlin
Scout:  #57 Senior Lineman Rudy Bravo

The JV team got their first win of the season with a come from behind 15-14 win over the Colts. HMB took an 8-0 lead just before halftime on a touchdown pass from Kolby Dare to Bobby Lester. Dare connected with Blake Schmieder for the 2 point conversion. El Camino scored 14 straight points to take a late 14-8 lead but with a minute left in the game, the defense forced a punt and Schmieder returned it to the 5 yard line. On the next play Schmieder scored to tie the game at 14-14. Oz Monroy kicked the extra point to give the young Cougars a 15-14 lead. The defense stuffed the Colts ending the game on Weston Henry's quarterback sack. The win improved the JV's record to 1-2-1.

Both teams will enjoy the bye week before heading into league play on the road against Menlo School. The JV team will play on Thursday September 29th and the varsity will play on Friday September 30th. Both games will begin at 3:15.

The entire football program would like to thank last week's Community Cougar Becky Ruppel. Becky was on the sidelines again on Friday night taking wonderful action photos of our football players. A big thank you to Becky from all of our student-athletes.

Here is the link to Becky's photos:

https://beckyruppel.smugmug.com/2016-HMB-Varsity-Football/HMB-v-El-Camino-HS-2016916

Please help me in congratulating next week's Community Cougar, John Nazar.  Starting his sophomore season as HMBHS principal, Mr. Nazar's enthusiasm for his job and the encouragement he has given all students at HMBHS has been tremendous.  On game day you can find Mr. Nazar on the sidelines giving our players his signature "Thumbs Up."  Our football program appreciates all that Mr. Nazar has done for the program and for our community.