Week 9: Kearny Komets 67, Hoover Cardinals 6
Homecoming at Kearny High School was a success Friday night as the Komets overwhelmed the Hoover Cardinals, 67-6.
Hoover (0-8) came into the game hoping to get its first win of the season. The Komets’ offense quickly ended any hope the Cardinals had of ruining their homecoming.
Kearny (3-6) built a 32-0 lead after the first quarter.
Quarterback Ty Childers opened the scoring when he connected with Olan Cazad on a 16-yard touchdown pass.
After a Hoover fumble, running back Nico Estrada ran for a 69-yard touchdown score to put Kearny up, 13-0.
Hoover muffed the ensuing kickoff, giving the Komets great field position. Estrada rushed for an eight-yard touchdown for his second score of the game to put Kearny up, 19-0.
After Kearny forced the Cardinals to punt, Nathaniel Fano ran for a seven-yard score to extend the lead to 26-0.
Kearny receiver Devante Koyl-Fleming scored the final touchdown of the first quarter on a 25-yard reception.
The Komets kept that same energy in the second quarter. Estrada scored his third touchdown on a 21-yard screen pass.
Cruz Estrada, Nico’s younger brother, got in on the action when he intercepted a pass.
That led to Koyl-Fleming’s second touchdown of the night when Childers connected with him on a 10-yard touchdown pass.
Cazad finished the first half assault when he scored on a 31-yard touchdown reception.
After crowning Musashi Nozaki and Darcie Velez Kearny High’s Homecoming King and Queen at halftime, the Komets slowed things down in the second half.
Next week, Hoover will travel to Clairemont looking for its first win of the season.
Kearny will look for its first road win next week when it heads to Mission Bay.