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Isaac Joseph perfectly positioned for Valley Christian football

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Football notebook: “It’s an open competition” at quarterback for St. John Bosco

St. John Bosco scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns on Saturday to come back and beat St. John’s in Washington D.C., 21-17. It was the second coast-to-coast road trip for the Braves (4-1) this season. They lost at Florida state cha...

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    SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week Name: Kijjon Foots School: Downey Sport: Football Year: Junior Noteworthy: Foots completed 11 of 14 passes for 229 yards and four touchdowns and added 11 carries for 58 yards and a touchdown in the Vikings’ 56-42 victory over San Pedro on Friday. Through four games this year, Foots has 927 passing yards and seven touchdowns. What is SCPL: Standout athletes, teams, coaches and inspirational performers...

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    Long Beach City football blows out Moorpark

    LONG BEACH >> Long Beach City College was hoping for a bounceback after a disappointing loss to Saddleback last week, which broke a 14-game home winning streak for the Vikings. Coach Brett Peabody and his squad got everything they were looking for in a dominant 62-3 victory over the Raiders. “We knew they were overmatched and we did what we needed to do,” he said after the game. “You want to beat a team you know you’re better than like...

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    Bosco dominates Dorsey in convincing fashion

    MISSION VIEJO >> St. John Bosco High’s football team beat Dorsey 69-14 on Saturday as part of The Brothers in Arms Classic at Mission Viejo High. “I think we played really well up front,” Bosco coach Jason Negro said. “I think we overmatched them up front both offensively and defensively.” St. John Bosco (3-1) scored on its first four offensive drives and led 35-0 after the first quarter. Senior quarterback Re-al Mitchell completed 7 of 11...

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    Roundup: Wilson football blocked from win in overtime

    In their last game on a natural surface at Wilson High, the Bruins tied the game after being down by 15 points only to see their hopes fade as Huntington Beach blocked an extra point in overtime to hand Wilson a 29-28 defeat. After trailing 8-0 after the first half, the Bruins’ defense had a bend-don’t-break mentality and kept the team in it until the very end. Huntington Beach (1-3) got the ball first in the overtime period and scored to go ahead 29-22. “We...

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    Turnovers doom Long Beach Poly football team in loss to Mission Viejo

    LONG BEACH >> For 48 minutes, Long Beach Poly fans waited for the breakthrough from the Jackrabbits’ offense, but it never came. Four turnovers and countless missed opportunities led to heartbreak as the Jackrabbits picked up their first loss in a 12-7 nailbiter against Mission Viejo. “You’re not going to win against a good team like that beating yourself with turnovers and penalties,” said Poly coach Antonio Pierce. Quarterback Matt Corral was...

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    Vikings’ offense gets job done vs. Pirates

    DOWNEY >> Defensive stops were at a premium on Friday, and Downey made them count as it edged San Pedro 56-42 in a wild back-and-forth nonleague game. Each team had a running back with over 200 yards and there were a combined 800 total yards between the teams. “Our offense did a great job tonight,” Downey coach Jack Williams said. “We ran and threw the ball well and San Pedro is a great team.” Vikings junior quarterback Kijjon Foots completed 11...

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    Long Beach High School Football Live Updates, Friday Sept. 15

    Live updates from Long Beach area high school football games, including scores, stories, photos and video. Trouble viewing on mobile? See full stream.

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    Week 3 Scorelist

    Mission Viejo 12, Long Beach Poly 7 Warren 49, Lakewood 39 Huntington Beach 29, Wilson 28 (OT) Downey 56, San Pedro 42 Gahr 41, Artesia 7 Paramount 49, Morningside 20 Dominguez 32, Norwalk 13 Los Alamitos 41, Banning 0 at Banning Valley Christian 62, Rancho Christian 32 St. Paul 34, St. Anthony 6 (4th Q)

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    Mayfair football handed first loss by Santa Margarita

    LAGUNA HILLS >> Mayfair kept it close for as long as it could against Santa Margarita on Thursday night at Laguna Hills High. Eventually, the Eagles took over in the trenches and ran away for a 49-3 nonleague victory. Santa Margarita (4-0) rushed for 328 yards and six touchdowns as a team. The Eagles are ranked No. 9 in CIF Southern Section Division 1, and No. 13 in California according to MaxPreps. Mayfair (3-1) is ranked No. 4 in Division 9 and starts Suburban League play next...

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