Week 8 Preview: Mar Vista Mariners at Southwest Raiders
Week 8 begins with a bang in the South Bay as the Mar Vista Mariners (4-2) are set to take on the Southwest Raiders (3-3) in a rivaled, non-league game.
The Mariners of Mar Vista are coming off of a huge Week 7 win against the Santana Sultans, defeating them, 27-13.
Seniors Hasan Spruill and Jacob Galeana both proved to be unstoppable as they rushed for a combined 310 yards. Spruill did it all last Friday as he also led the defense with 11 total tackles.
The Mariners will head into Friday night looking to keep their streak alive as they have not lost a game against Southwest High School since 2007.
On the other side of the ball, the Southwest Raiders are looking to break even as they strive to earn their fourth win of the season.
The Raiders dropped a close game against Holtville High School last Friday night, 21-18.
Senior standout Daniel Belton lead the offense with two rushing touchdowns and 102 rushing yards bringing his season totals to 615 yards and 14 touchdowns. Belton and the rest of the Southwest team will stand their ground and defend their home turf to prevent a Mariner victory.
Be sure to tune into KUSI every Friday night at 10:45 p.m. for the “1st and 15” followed by the PPR at 11 p.m.