Last week was the official start of the fall sports season for all teams. Here are some of the highlights from the week:
The Mustangs lost a close one 33-26 to Northgate HS (Walnut Creek). Northgate totaled up 346 yards on the ground, but the Mustangs hung tight all the way. After falling down 33-19 with just 2:20 to go, quarterback Manny Wilkins led the Mustangs on a 65 yard drive in just 39 seconds. He hit Jason Shannon from 26 yards for the touchdown. The score gave the Mustangs life at 33-26. Unfortunately, Northgate recovered the ensuing onside kick officially wrapping up the game.
Manny Wilkins finished the game 9-20 for 149 yards and 2 touchdowns. He found Jason Shannon 3 times for 72 yards and both touchdowns. The Mustangs next take on Analy at home this Saturday at 2 PM.
The JV Mustangs opened the season with a 21-12 win over Northgate on Saturday. The Mustangs scored first when Christian Batres caught a short pass and ran 8 yards for the touchdown from QB Jeff Walchli. After falling behind 12-7 at the end of the 3rd, the offense came to life. The Mustangs scored two 4th quarter touchdowns, highlighted by a 23 yard catch by Connor McGarty and a diving catch out of the back of the end zone by Tommy Doherty to make it 21-12.
QB Jeff Walchli finished the day 17-26 for 172 yds and 2 TDs. He also ran for a TD. On the ground, RB Jason Draper had 17 carries for 94 yds. WR Tommy Doherty had 4 catches for 66 yds and 1 TD, while FB Christian
Batres finished with 4 catches for 35 yds and 1 TD.
The defense was led by sophomore OLB Connor McGarty, MLB Danny Rodgers, and solid defensive line play from Tony Dial, Erol Nelson, Colin Lane, and David Jung. Dante Restivo and Eddie Ferrigno also turned in solid efforts in the secondary.
The Mustang freshman team got off to a good start with a 16-0 victory over Northgate on Friday. No other stats or info were given.
San Marin opened the season versus Marin Academy. They hung tough, but lost in three sets 19-25, 11-25, 19-25. Jenna Sudlow had 7 kills and 1 ace, Sumaiya Mubarack had 4 aces and 5 digs, and Casey Cunningham had 10 assist and 2 aces
for the Mustangs.
The Mustangs took on Alameda this past Saturday. The varsity boys lost 12-7, and the JV boys won 14-8. No other stats or info were given.
SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEK
Tuesday, Aug. 28
4:00 PM Boys JV Water Polo @ Vintage
5:00 PM Boys Varsity Water Polo @ Vintage HS
6:00 PM Girls Varsity Water Polo @ Vintage
Thursday, Aug. 30
4:00 PM Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Mission @ SM (JV game to follow appx 5:30)
4:00 PM Boys JV Water Polo @ American (Fremont)
5:00 PM Boys Varsity Water Polo @ American (Fremont)
5:00 PM Boys Freshman Football @ Analy
6:00 PM Girls Varsity Water Polo @ American (Fremont)
Saturday, Sept. 1
11:30 AM Boys JV Football vs. Analy @ SM
2:00 PM Boys Varsity Football vs. Analy @ SM