#1 Torrey Pines started Avocado League play by hosting El Camino and turned in another solid effort. The Falcons led 27-0 at the half and wrapped up the victory, 38-14. Mac Bingham had another big game rushing for 128 yards and 3 touchdowns.
#2 La Costa Canyon welcomed in Oceanside for their second straight league game. The Mavericks jumped out to a 24-6 halftime lead while having to deal with the dual-threat ability of Pirates QB Kyrin Beachem. A late score made the score look closer, as La Costa Canyon wrapped up a 31-20 win to stay unbeaten on the year.
#3 Cathedral Catholic – BYE Week
#4 Helix bounced back from consecutive losses and an early deficit to St. Augustine, thanks to 177 yards on the ground from Eleyon Noa. The Highlanders went on a 28-0 2nd half run to take down the Saints, 35-14.
#5 Eastlake has continued their impressive run since dropping the season opener. Sophomore QB Richard Colmenero threw for 207 yards and 4 TD’s in the most recent win, a 52-0 drubbing of Valhalla. The Titans added 220 rushing yards and 3 more touchdowns on the ground.
#6 Madison faced their second consecutive out of section opponent when they hosted Vista Murrieta. The result went against the Warhawks as they found themselves trailing 28-0 at the quarter, and salvaged 6 points in the 4th quarter before falling 34-6. They’ll have a BYE this week before heading to Cathedral Catholic.
#7 St. Augustine had been rolling, but hadn’t faced an opponent of Helix‘s quality. The Saints held an early lead but the Highlanders owned the 2nd half for a 35-14 win. Byron Cardwell led the Saints with 97 rushing yards and a touchdown.
#8 Lincoln hosted Dorsey from the Los Angeles City Section, and came out swinging. The Hornets led 21-0 at the quarter break and finished strong after a 20-point fourth quarter gave them a 55-26 victory. Lincoln will have their BYE this week before heading to Mesa College to face St. Augustine in two weeks.
#9 San Marcos suffered their first loss of the season when they hosted Carlsbad to begin the Avocado League. A back and forth first half found the Knights with a 24-21 lead, but the Lancers made second half adjustments to shutout San Marcos and cruise to a 35-24 win.
#10 Mission Hills played their 5th straight home game to start the season, and collected their 2nd consecutive win. Joey Armentrout threw for two touchdowns, and Joe Smith added 228 total yards and two touchdowns giving the Grizzlies a 21-13 win over Ramona.