St. Augustine Saints 63, Mission Bay Buccaneers 14
Saints recording the dominant win 63-14 against Mission Bay on their homecoming.
The Saints rebounding with quite the bounce after their last week loss to Madison. From the very get go, quarterback Rodney Thompson was able to get the momentum on the St. Augustine side. Thompson finding receiver Issac Taylor, JR Justice, and Noah DiNapoli for touchdowns all in the first quarter. The defense also getting it done in the first quarter. Tysean White with the big time strip and score. Later in the first quarter, Seth Hayes would come up with an interception that would lead to a Brandon Silvia touchdown run. In the second quarter Thompson would continue to spread the ball finding Tyrek Thompson and Issac Hall for touchdowns.
Mission Bay would get on the scoreboard in the second half. Kenyon Sims with the 51 yard touchdown run. Later Bucs quarterback Jaiden Correa would air it out to Charles Hicks for the 49 yard touchdown. Coach Willie Matson hoping to get a few of their injured players back before their game against Morse High School next week. The team is currently 3-4 on the season.
As for the Saints they will head to Mira Mesa where they will look to pick up another win.
Week 8 takes us to Mesa College as St. Augustine hosts Mission Bay.
The Saints are 5-1 this season with their only loss coming last week courtesy of the Madison Warhawks. Expect Coach Richard Sanchez to have the players chomping at the bit to correct their mistakes. They are led by senior quarterback Rodney Thompson who has thrown for 17 touchdowns and close to 1,400 yards. They also have a duel rushing threat with Darrell Broussard and Issac Taylor-Stuart who have 7 touchdowns between them. Taylor-Stuart had a 95 yard touchdown run last week against the Warhawks.
Meanwhile the Buccaneers are trying to pull the upset as they come off a loss to Lincoln. Kenyon Sims had two touchdowns for the Bucs last week continuing his stellar touchdown production for the team. This week they will focus on not turning the ball over after committing 7 turnovers against the Hornets. In all of the Bucs wins this season they have had serious production on the offense side of the ball. In each of their wins they have score 30 points or more and will need to do so this week in order to get the win against a tough Saints opponent.
Complete highlights of this Eastern League match up can be seen on Friday night at 10:30 on the Prep Pigskin Report.