Scots struggle in the “toughest game of the year”


Sarah Boro, Highlander Editor

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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=”” href=”″ 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” ]

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