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The Carlmont Scots dominated the San Mateo Bearcats on Friday, Sept. 27,2013. The junior varsity game ended with another great win for the Scots with a total of 50-0 at the home field for the last non-league game.

The game began with a forced fumble, directly followed by a turn over for Carlmont leading to a 20 yard touchdown by Scots, number 20, Sami Makaafi.

During the quarter, the Scots made multiple interceptions. The quarter ended with Jake Kumamoto, number 37, scoring his second touchdown with just 20 seconds left on the clock, leading the Scots to have three touchdowns and a game score of 21-0 Scots.

As the game continued into the third quarter, the Scots demonstrated great sportsmanship by taking a knee when player number 22 for San Mateo acquired an injury. When the injured player got up and made his way off the field, both teams cheered him on.

Sophomore, Gabo Rico, number 82, scored two touchdowns and Troy Rice, number 88, one. Carlmont continued their domination with the score 42-0 by halftime.

The fourth quarter began when the team ran through a poster of motivation created by the cheer team. During this quarter, the excitement level rose as Makaafi ran a 95 yard touchdown. The audience filled with parents and peers, as well as the sidelines, shouted with joy for the success of the great run.

Makaafi said that running during the touchdown “was beautiful… but I have to give thanks to my blockers. I have very proud of my team for their hard work and dedication.”

The game concluded with another great victory for the Scots. Head Coach Rich Gianuario was asked if there were any different defense and offense strategies used his year that has been leading to the numerous victories, he replied, “ No, everything is exactly the same as last year, we just have an extremely talented team.”

The JV team plans on continuing their undefeated winning streak as they kick-off their first league game against Hillsdale High School at Hillsdale on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3 p.m.

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