La Jolla’s three varsity highschool soccer groups are on their solution to the CIF San Diego Part playoffs after finishing the common season with convincing victories.
The Bishop’s Faculty and La Jolla Excessive Faculty completed unbeaten of their respective leagues to win the league titles.
Video games within the eight-division San Diego Part event start Friday, Nov. 3, and finish Saturday, Nov. 25. Division champions (apart from Division VI) will advance to the CIF State Southern Regional championships Dec. 1-2. State championships — involving winners of the regional finals — might be held Dec. 8-9.
Bishop’s 27, Santa Fe Christian 0
Seven occasions, Santa Fe Christian moved the ball into Bishop’s facet of the sphere within the groups’ showdown for the Coastal League championship on Oct. 27.
And when the day was accomplished, the Eagles had the identical quantity of factors they began the sport with: zero.
Each groups went into the regular-season finale with a 5-0 document in Coastal League play. However the Knights blanked the Eagles on Santa Fe Christian’s residence area in Solana Seaside to defend their title.
The Knights (7-3 total and 6-0 in league play) are the seventh seed within the part Division II playoffs and can open the postseason at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 as host to Tenth-seeded Brawley (8-2).
After opening the season with three consecutive losses, the Knights have received their previous seven video games and every of their previous six by a minimum of 27 factors.
“We at all times discuss align, assign and … execute,” stated Bishop’s head coach Shane Walton. “You understand your alignment. You understand your project. Then you definately simply go full pace, and that’s what our guys do.”
Santa Fe Christian watched drives die on downs on the Bishop’s 26, 28, 24, 14, 15 and 49.
The Bishop’s protection was led by linemen Tyler Boynton and Timothy Labrucherie, who mixed for 4 sacks. The 6-foot, 260-pound Boynton made large play after large play on short-yardage working performs.
“Tyler Boynton is a beast,” Walton stated. “He’s the reigning [Coastal League] defensive participant of the 12 months, and I believe he ought to win it once more.”
Offensively, Bishop’s sucked the life out of the hosts with large performs. Sophomore quarterback Money Herrera threw TD passes of 31 and 66 yards to Tom Lowe and 52 yards to Ian Browne. Herrera accomplished 10 of 16 passes total for 258 yards and ran for a 23-yard rating.
“That child is particular,” Walton stated of the 6-2, 180-pound Herrera. “He’s simply actually environment friendly.”
Santa Fe Christian (5-5 total) additionally advances to the playoffs as a Division III group.
La Jolla Excessive 49, Christian 19
The Vikings, champions of the Jap League with a 4-0 document, received their sixth straight total to complete the common season 8-2 with a victory at Christian of El Cajon (4-6) on Oct. 28.
La Jolla has received every of its previous three video games by a minimum of 30 factors.
Subsequent for the Vikings, the third seed in Division II, is a first-round playoff bye. They may host the winner of the Nov. 3 sport between sixth-seeded Central of El Centro (8-2) and eleventh seed Eastlake of Chula Vista (4-6) at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10.
La Jolla Nation Day 48, Francis Parker 6
The Torreys (7-3 total, 4-2 within the Coastal League) bought two landing passes and an 8-yard TD run from quarterback Jaden Mangini to rout the Lancers (2-8) on Oct. 27 at Nation Day.
Davin Doak had TD runs of 21 and 10 yards, and Jack Levin threw TD passes of 13 yards to Gianno Kassab and 22 yards to Madden Craig.
Nation Day opens the Division III playoffs because the sixth seed and can play at residence in opposition to No. 11 Morse (4-6) at 7 p.m. Nov. 3. ◆