The Week 4 South Bay Game of the Week features the Saint Augustine Saints (1-2) heading to Chula Vista to take on the Otay Ranch Mustangs (2-1). In the end the Saints pick up their second win of the season in what turns out to be a total seesaw battle.
On the first play of the game Otay Quarterback Alfredo Garcia throws a 74-yard TD pass to Zeek Cruz. Then with seven seconds to go in the quarter Saints tie it up with a short touchdown run by Deandre Daniels who has to be carted off field after getting injured.
With less than two minutes to go in the first half Saints Quarterback Ryan Thomas throws a lateral pass to Patrick Bazzi who then airs it out to Junior Justice for a touchdown to give the Saints the lead.
At the end of the third quarter, Mustangs down by six, Jonte Stewart fakes the run and throws a touchdown pass to Sebastian Avila to give Otay the lead after the extra point is good.
In the fourth quarter the Saints regain the lead when Ryan Thomas throws a touchdown pass to Junior Justice.
With less than two minutes to go....the Mustangs down by five...they have a chance to win it on a fourth down pass, but they come up short.
The Saints win this seesaw battle 19-14.
The Week 4 South Bay Game of the Week features the Saint Augustine Saints (1-2) heading to Chula Vista to take on the Otay Ranch Mustangs (2-1).
While Gus Espiritu has wracked up the most offensive rushing yards for the Mustangs...a continuation of his success from last year when he rushed for over 1,200 yards and over a dozen touchdowns...Sammy Paranada at 6'2", 225 pounds, has scored the most touchdowns.
On defense the Mustangs are lead by Mana Ta'a who at 6', 215 pounds is averaging 11 solo tackles per game.
The Saints have an amazing rate of participation when it comes to their football program. Out of a student body of just over 700, 62 of those students are involved in the Saints football program.
On offense DeAndre Daniels is averaging 92 yards per game in wracking up 2 touchdowns.
On defense Andrew Alves leads the Saints with 18 solo tackles.
'Our most aggressive defender' says Coach Richard Sanchez about Alves who is in his ninth year as the Saints' head coach.
Be sure to catch all of the action of this Week 4 South Bay Game of the Week at just past 10:30!