Week 11: Oceanside Pirates 46, El Camino Wildcats 30
The Oceanside Pirates claim the Oceanside City Championship, as they found success against the El Camino Wildcats, ending the night with a final score of 46-30.
These two tough teams went head to head in what was nothing less than an exciting match.
First quarter, Kavika Tua brings in a 1- yard touchdown run giving Oceanside the first score of the night, 7-0.
El Camino’s Noah Sega responds with a 15-yard touchdown run, making it 7-6.
Second quarter, it’s El Camino’s Noah Sega again with a swift 35-yard touchdown run. Sega gives El Camino the lead 13-7.
Oceanside’s Kyrin Beachem scrambles and manages to get past defenders, Beachem takes it in 16 -yards to tie the game at 13-13.
Beachem proves he is a force, he flies down the field with a 65-yard touchdown run, and Oceanside’s 2-point conversion generates a 21-16 lead over El Camino.
Oceanside’s Jaylin Moncrief comes in with the clutch interception, which set up prime opportunity for Beachem to find Kavika Tua for a 33-yard touchdown pass, Oceanside maintains their lead at 28-16.
Fourth quarter, Kavika Tua makes another appearance with an impressive 58-yard touchdown run, Tua’s speed is hard to keep up with it. Tua helps Oceanside sustain their lead, 46-24.
El Camino’s Zion Jackson came barreling through with a 47-yard touchdown run, giving it a final score of 46-30, Oceanside.
Oceanside’s Kavika Tua produced a standout performance with 5 touchdowns.
These cross-town teams made sure to give it their all.
With an exciting regular season in the books, an even more exciting round of playoffs will be starting next week.
The regular season comes to an end in the city of Oceanside, with the Pirates (4-5, 1-4) traveling to El Camino to battle their crosstown rival Wildcats (1-7, 0-4).
They play, in arguably, the hardest league in the county, the Avocado League, and both teams sit at the bottom of the standings.
Oceanside is coming off of a tough loss to Torrey Pines last week, in what turned out to be the highest-scoring matchup in San Diego this season. The Wildcats haven’t won since week 1, when they escaped Point Loma with a 1-point victory. The Wildcats come in with several injuries to key players, while the Pirates are as healthy as can be. Versatile quarterback, Kyrin Beachum has been a force to be reckoned with all season, and it will be no different on Friday night.
The Pirates hold a 10-2 record against the Wildcats in the last 10 years of this intense rivalry. El Camino last beat Oceanside in the regular season in 2010, but did eliminate the Pirates from the Division 1 playoffs last year, on their way to the D-1 Championship. In 2015, The Pirates defeated the Wildcats in the Division 1 Championship game.
Records, stats, and standings aside, the Oceanside City Championship is a the game that every single player on both teams circled at the beginning of the season. Pride and bragging rights are on the line on Friday night, so look for both teams to come out fighting.
Make sure to tune in to the Prep Pigskin Report for the highlights. 1st and 15 starts at 10:45, with the PPR starting at 11:00. See you then!