Week 1: San Pasqual Golden Eagles 42, Sweetwater Red Devils 0
The San Pasqual Eagles traveled down to Hilltop High School for a Sweetwater home game as they kicked off the first game of the 2019 season.
The Eagles swept the Devils with an outstanding final, 42-0.
In the first quarter, senior running back Mark Santar quickly scored two short running touchdowns giving the Eagles an immediate 14-0 lead.
Quarterback Trevor Jungman gracefully facilitated the Eagles to success by being a running threat on the field with over 100 rushing yards.
In the second quarter, the Devils struggled to keep the Eagles out of the end zone.
San Pasqual scored two more touchdowns by Ethan Huffman, and James Deborah.
One play included Jungman running the ball on the first option, and dishing it off to Huffman for a 10-yard touchdown giving them a 21-0 lead.
Deborah returned the Red Devils’ kickoff for a 48-yard touchdown putting the Eagles to a 28-0 lead.
Going into the second half, Mark Santar scored another 4-yard touchdown totaling his third touchdown for the night.
Dino Beltran also made it on the scoreboard giving the Eagles a final score of 42-0.
The Sweetwater Red Devils will be playing their next home game at Hilltop High at 7 p.m. next Friday. However, due to their football field being renovated, they will be hosting their home games elsewhere throughout the season.
San Pasqual will be hosting San Bernardo at their stadium on August 30 at 7 p.m.
The Sweetwater Red Devils will ring in the 2019 football season versus the San Pasqual Golden Eagles this Friday evening, August 23 at 7p.m.
The Red Devils are looking forward to a fresh start after finishing their 2018 season on a 3-8 record. This will be an opener rematch for the two teams where the Eagles outscored the Red Devils, 48-7, in the 2018 season.
The Eagles expect to come out strong with a deep set of seniors on both sides of the ball. Seniors Trevor Jungman (QB) and Johnny Vega (MLB) are expected to lead and take charge on offense and defense.
Jungman played a key role for the Eagles last season, leading them in rushing yards (613 yards) along with 12 touchdown passes.
Vega led the Eagles in tackles two years in a row, totaling 183 tackles. Vega was awarded First Team All-League in 2018.
Red Devils head coach Bryan Wagner is continuing his third season with this team.
The Devils were able to make an appearance in last years playoffs, however, their season was ended after the first round against the Serra Conquistadors, 52-14.
Wagner states that they’ve worked to become a smarter and more efficient team on both sides of the ball and expects to make another playoff appearance with the help of senior Nicolas Salazar (WR) and junior Mario Villa (RB).
Sweetwater High School is currently making some improvements to their home field, so its first two games will be hosted at Hilltop High.
For highlights on this week’s game and more, tune into KUSI this Friday at 11 p.m.