What a game! The El Camino Wildcats advance to the next playoff game, beating the Olympian Eagles 29-21.
Wildcats quarterback Jaden Casey kicked off the game with a 27 yard touchdown pass to Demarcus Griffin in the first quarter, scoring El Camino's first touchdown. Olympian fought back hard when Isaiah Williams scored an 80 yard touchdown run. El Camino came back in the second quarter, with DJ Ralph throwing a 44 yard touchdown pass to Malachi Russel. Olympian came back again with a touchdown and Nico Mendoza threw the successful two point conversion. Wildcats Kevin Perez scored a field goal, ending first half 17-14 El Camino.
The third quarter started Olympian off strong, with Rashaun Brown scoring a 7 yard touchdown run. The nail-biting had begun! It was 21-17, Olympian, at the end of third quarter. El Camino came back into the lead when when quarterback Jaden Casey threw a 9 yard touchdown pass to Wayne Steward, bringing the score to 23-21, El Camino. El Camino finished it off with quarterback Brock Manber throwing a 27 yard touchdown pass to Wayne Steward, who scores again, finishing the game at 29-21 Wildcats. Wayne Steward ran in two touchdowns, Jaden Casey threw in two, and all three quarterbacks scored touchdown throws. Let's see what El Camino brings to the next game!
PPR Playoffs! This Friday we head into the second playoff game of the season, this time over at El Camino High School versus Olympian High School.
El Camino is overall 5-5 and 2-4 in league play. The Wildcats are coming off a tough loss last week against their rivals, Oceanside High School, in a game that ended 27-24 Oceanside. We’ll be looking for plays from Malachi Russel, who scored a 68-yard touchdown, and Wayne Steward, who scored a 98-yard touchdown last week.
The Olympian Eagles are coming off a 28-14 win last week after defeating the Poway Titans. PPR will be looking to last week’s standouts Rashaun Brown, Nico Mendoza and Mikael Tyler for some more outstanding scoring plays. The Eagles are overall 6-5 and 2-2 in league play.
Who will continue on? Catch the Prep Pigskin Report this Friday at 10:30 to relive the highlights, as well as follow our Twitter and Instagram account @RedJacketArmy for posts during the game.