Friday night’s matchup takes us out to Kearny High School where the Komets are hosting the El Cajon Valley Braves. The game started off with its own type of fireworks on the opening kickoff, when the El Cajon Valley Braves forced a fumble and returned it for a touchdown. The Braves then converted a 2-pt conversion that put them up eight to zero early in the game. The Braves continued with dominate play by scoring two separate touchdowns one via air and another from the ground. Both teams traded scores in the first haft and the score going into halftime was El Cajon Valley Braves 22 and the Kearny Komets 12. After halftime, the braves went down the field and scored to take a 28-12 lead over the Komets. After that the Komets defense shut out the Braves for the remainder of the game. The defense spared the offense for the Komets and the scored 26 consecutive points. The Komets had two touchdowns come from the ground to cut the lead to 28-25 Kearny. The comeback was complete in the fourth quarter when the Komets connected two more touchdowns from the air completing the comeback and winning with a final score of Kearny Komets 38 and the El Cajon Valley Braves 28.
Friday night’s matchup takes us out to Kearny High School where the Komets are hosting the El Cajon Valley Braves at 6:30pm.
Both teams had their season openers last week but only the Komets came out on top. The Komets were a force to be reckoned with on the ground with close to 500 rushing yards last week and 4 separate players scoring touchdowns. They were lead by Brenton Bell with over 200 yards himself. The running game was not the only thing clicking last week with quarterback Kenyon Williams having over 150 yards in the air and two touchdowns.
On the other hand, the Braves are coming off a tough loss last week after going up 16-0 to start the game. The Braves let up 40 straight points and dropped their week one matchup with a score of 40-16. After losing in week one, the El Cajon Valley Braves know how important getting a win is this week and are coming out to play, and for the Komets they know the importance of staying on a winning track for a successful season.