Scots struggle in the “toughest game of the year”

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Sarah Boro, Highlander Editor

[pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-GSiuEjFkYBY/UolPOxcMIcI/AAAAAAAAS98/IZ7ATuIjC0M/s144-o/IMG_5521.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947371898127786434″ caption=”Before the biggest game of the year commences, a crowd favorite, PJ Afu (77), is recognized during the senior ceremonies along with the senior cheerleaders and other players on the team.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5521.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-V4mmKm1EBwQ/UolPP9YozaI/AAAAAAAAS-E/qZKW73VypXs/s144-o/IMG_5565.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947371918513982882″ caption=”Prior to the game, the Screamin’ Scots leaders, Reggie Chapman (left), Evan McClain (center), and Jacob Segal (right) prepare the for the big game and pose for a picture.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5565.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.ggpht.com/-1twsyfP9xcU/UolPQ2Qm_LI/AAAAAAAAS-M/k3LUE8FAhIg/s144-o/IMG_5604.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947371933781130418″ caption=”The Carlmont Scots face the Sequoia Ravens in what is known to be “the toughest game of the year” on Nov. 15.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5604.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh6.ggpht.com/-pujLN69BHAo/UolPR68N94I/AAAAAAAAS-Q/jMPrUBiKf8E/s144-o/IMG_5610.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947371952217651074″ caption=”As he sets the ball for the first punt of the game, Tevita Takitaki (80) gets focused and prepared for the big game ahead of him.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5610.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-qPP0uTTRko0/UolPS0y0pgI/AAAAAAAAS-c/vaOWrOn3K2I/s144-o/IMG_5646.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947371967747499522″ caption=”Tevita Takitaki (80) runs to get open and catch the ball while checking to be sure that a Raven will not intercept the ball from him.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5646.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.ggpht.com/-JwD0ToxnEMA/UolPTgp7jFI/AAAAAAAAS-k/F-RhOK4cJOE/s144-o/IMG_5650.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947371979521363026″ caption=”After tackling a Cherokee, junior Willie Teo Clifton (42) celebrates with his teamates with hopes of a great game ahead of them.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5650.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh6.ggpht.com/-wqCxEu6WNNY/UolPUY4XXqI/AAAAAAAAS-s/KnyEGRCRALI/s144-o/IMG_5670.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947371994614292130″ caption=”With Sequoia Ravens on both sides of him, Diariea James (2) runs to make a first down to continue the Scots’ drive.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5670.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-9TuVA8xoqY0/UolPVF4nZ4I/AAAAAAAAS-w/CimvQVmzpRE/s144-o/IMG_5685.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947372006694938498″ caption=”After being passed the ball from the quarterback, Sami Makaafi (44) runs to the best of his ability and prevents a Raven from tackling him past the 10 yard line.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5685.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-4ZwddKRB7fA/UolPW-Q8M0I/AAAAAAAAS-4/G8Pd9JG4URI/s144-o/IMG_5715.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947372039009219394″ caption=”Quarterback Diariea James (2) hands Yancey Portis (1) the ball, who later made a strategic move around a Raven and made a first down.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5715.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh4.ggpht.com/-Y4cwsayNwqI/UolPX91bv-I/AAAAAAAAS_E/1YR-gwFn_bM/s144-o/IMG_5794.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947372056073715682″ caption=”During the half-time events, the famous Carlmont Drumline performed including Ethan Wallace, dressed as Macklemore, to again impress all of the Scots and their families.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5794.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-QLNtCaLhsPQ/UolPYtDFjOI/AAAAAAAAS_M/m35tjZzOiBQ/s144-o/IMG_5902.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947372068747447522″ caption=”Nick Simon (29) walks off of the field looking discouraged and upset because at this point in the game, the score was 38-0, Ravens.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5902.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.ggpht.com/-YjA8frm6sn8/UolPZgWD12I/AAAAAAAAS_Q/9eELlFIgsLQ/s144-o/IMG_5675.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947372082517235554″ caption=”Diariea James (2) finally gets away from Sequoia’s tight defense and had a chance to through a score changing pass.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_5675.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-LiX_FA5atr0/UolPaT6uQEI/AAAAAAAAS_Y/XQg2NFTjW1k/s144-o/IMG_6002.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/101357247203928069957/CarlmontVsSequoiaVarsityGame111513#5947372096361218114″ caption=”The Scots score one touchdown, with the final score of the game 51-7. The Scots played hard, but this time it just wasn’t enough. There’s always next year. Go Scots!” type=”image” alt=”IMG_6002.JPG” ]