Week 7: Monte Vista Monarchs 28, Chula Vista Spartans 6
Week 7 comes to a close with the Monte Vista Monarchs finding themselves with a win against the Chula Vista Spartans, 28-6.
In the first quarter, Monte Vista’s Jahmon McClendon dashed through the field with a 45-yard touchdown run, giving the Monarchs the lead, 7-0.
4:16 left in the first quarter, McClendon does it again. Jahmon manages to break through the Spartans defense with an impressive 75-yard touchdown run.
Chula Vista manages to drive the ball down the field to the 30-yard line, but couldn’t come up with a first down. They try to go for it on the fourth down, but couldn’t get past the Monarchs defense.
The Monarchs then had the ball at the 30-yard line and drove the ball down the field.
Then came an important play that set up an even bigger play. Monte Vista quarterback Kenny Stevens faked a handoff and darted down the field for 36-yards.
Monte Vista now found themselves at the 4-yard line, where McClendon would take it in for a touchdown run, making it 21-0, Monarchs.
The Spartans responded. with a noteworthy 18-yard touchdown pass from Moses Contreras to Dylan Sallee. The extra point would later be blocked, making the score 21-6.
In the end, the Monarchs managed to hold their lead finishing with a 28-6 win. The Spartans put up an impressive game, considering how forceful the Monarchs offense is.
The Monte Vista Monarchs (4-1) will be on the road in Week 7 as they face the Chula Vista Spartans (2-4) on Friday night.
The Monarchs have only lost one game this season. In Week 4 they had an upset loss, 22-21 against the Christian Patriots.
Last week, the Monarchs found themselves with a win, 42-26, against the Bishop’s Knights.
The Monarchs’ senior running back Jahmon McClendon should be on your watch list this week. McClendon received heavy interest from colleges, but in the end, he decided on UCLA. With the ball in McClendon’s hands, no telling where he could take the Monarchs offense this Friday night.
Spartans senior Angel Jimenez is a wide receiver and cornerback who has experience on both sides of the ball. Jimenez has managed to rack up a total of three touchdowns this season. Will another touchdown be added to his list this Friday?
The Spartans are playing on their home turf this week and have a 1-1 record at their stadium.
Last year, these two teams found themselves playing each other in the quarterfinals of the Division 4 playoffs. The final score was 29-28, Monte Vista.
Looking at the talent stacked on both teams, it just might be another close one this year.
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