JV victorious in homecoming game

JV victorious in homecoming game

The Carlmont Scots swept the Jefferson Indians, winning their Homecoming game 35-14 on Friday, Oct. 25.

“[Playing in the homecoming game] was so much fun to play in this game and win. My team is amazing and I can’t wait for future homecoming games,” said freshman kicker Marlon Monge.

The Scots began the game by demonstrating great offense scoring a touchdown just two minutes into the game by no. 37 Jake Kumamoto. Jefferson responded with a touchdown but did not have a successful field goal, allowing the Scots to keep the lead 7-6.

The Scots took advantage of the two five-yard penalties called on Jefferson to score two more touchdowns. The  first quarter ended 21-6 Scots.

During the second quarter, Jefferson made a false start and continued to play with a dead ball, making their first touchdown of the quarter invalid. Although Carlmont did not score a touchdown during this quarter, the Scots had strong defense. Scots no. 16 Bruno Abinader blocked Jefferson’s attempted pass for touchdown.

Early in the third quarter, Jefferson scored a touchdown that was followed by a two point touchdown. Catching up to the Scots with a score of 21-14. A flag was called on the Scots’ play for holding and resulted in a ten yard penalty.

The Scots started the fourth quarter with a touchdown, by no. 1 Salvador Rico (Chava), extending their lead 28-14. The Scots continued their strong defense and keep Jefferson from scoring. The quarter ended marking the conclusion of the game with one touchdown by Kumamoto and a final score of 35-14.

Freshman corner player and running back Charlie Haake no. 27 was out all season due to an injury and returned to play in the homecoming game. “It’s good to be back because I get to play and no longer have to be the water boy.”

Haake said, “Homecoming being my first game was a big game to be back for especially since we lost a lot of our starters and leaders because of grades, injuries and moving up to varsity. But my team really stepped up and filled the big roles for the team and we had a great victory.”

The Scots JV football team continue to prove that they are giving their all offensively and defensively to keep their winning streak.

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