Mar Vista Mariners 42, Castle Park Trojans 6


The Mar Vista Mariners earned their first victory of the season by defeating the Castle Park Trojans by the final score of 42-6 on Friday night.

The Mar Vista Mariners, led by head coach Tyler Arciaga, unleashed a strong attack on the Trojan defense as they were able to put up 42 points.

After coming off of a 44-0 loss against Monte Vista during week one, the Mariners came into week two with something to prove.

Mar Vista’s offense was led by senior running backs Jacob Galeana and Hasan Spruill, as they were each able to find the end zone on two separate occasions.

The Castle Park Trojans, coming off of a victory during week one against O’Farrell Charter, was able to get it going late in the fourth quarter when quarterback Diego Martinez was able to connect with wide receiver Christian Bustos for a 70-yard touchdown pass.

The Trojans will have to wait until next week against Coronado High School to earn their second victory of the year.

As for the Mar Vista Mariners, they will be heading up to San Jose as they will face off against the San Jose Bulldogs next Friday night.

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PREVIEW – The Mar Vista Mariners are looking to earn their first victory of the season during Week 2 as they are set to take on the Castle Park Trojans (1-0) this Friday night at Mar Vista High School.

The Mariners’ head coach, Tyler Arciaga, enters his fifth season with the program and looks to lead his sailors to victory this year.

Even though the green and gold did not win the battle against Monte Vista last Friday, losing 44-0, they still look to win the war as there are still nine more games remaining in the 2018 season.

Arciaga is fortunate enough to have multiple weapons such as senior quarterback, Alex Gutierrez, senior running back, Jacob Galeana, and senior wide receiver, Marcus Ramirez, to lead the attack.

On the other side of the ball, Castle Park is coming off of a huge win against the O’Farrell Charter Falcons with a final score of 55-6.

With head coach Bernard Ansolabehere earning his first victory going into his second season, he has what it takes to continue his good fortune this Friday night.

The Trojan offense combined for a total of 221 total rushing yards lead by junior fullback Chris Wright, as he rushed for 82 yards.

On the defensive side of the ball, Castle Park was well fortified as junior Jose Castro lead the defense with seven tackles resulting in O’Farrell only able to put up six points throughout the game.

This Friday night will be a classic battle between two well known South Bay programs as both players and coaches intend to bring out their full arsenal in order to defeat the opposition.

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