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Loyal fans are not disappointed with homecoming win


[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Before the big match, Team Manager Arian Tabarroj expresses his spirit and passion for the team by painting his face. ‘Today’s match should reflect our season pretty well. I’m confident that we’ll walk away with a win, as usual.'” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3573.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”After just minutes into the match, Dominic Blanks Jr. fights off his opponents with quick decisive movements to gain maximum yardage for his team.” type=”image” alt=”Screen Shot 2013-10-26 at 6.12.35 PM.png” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Second-string Quarterback Matt Stalun celebrates Carlmont’s first touchdown and was glad to see that the team was doing well on such a big game: ‘The boys really proved themselves tonight.'” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3747.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Running Back Yancey Portis dodges and weaves his way through his opponents after recieving the ball from the quarter back.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3815.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Quarterback D.J. James looks to his wide recievers to land a pass that will earn Carlmont a first down.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3833.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Wide Reciever Osvaldo Nava is tentative and ready for the next play that he is involved in on the field.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3827.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Sophomore Running Back Sami Makaafi uses his agililty to his advantage as he jukes the defense of Jefferson Highschool to score Carlmont’s third touchdown of the match.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3882.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Senior and leader of the Screamin’ Scots Evan McClain is nervous as the score becomes very close.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3963.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Members of the school band also took part in the Homecoming Game. Sophomore Chris Lovelace (smiling) said that ‘I love the intensity and atmosphere of this game… It makes me feel like I am part of a college band, too!'” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3938.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Wide Reciever Nick Simon is concerned for his team as there is just a three point difference between the scores of Carlmont and Jefferson Highschool.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_4082.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Head Coach Marcus Farhad also exchanges words with his players to encourage them to do better and win the game for the fans.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3690.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Safety Willie Te’o stands strong and ready for Jefferson’s upcoming play during the match.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3694.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Carlmont’s defense lines up to stop Jefferson’s following play.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3649.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”As the scores continued to follow one another closely, the game became so rough that the referee spoke to each team individually to prevent any further issues or injuries.” type=”image” alt=”Screen Shot 2013-10-26 at 6.36.51 PM.png” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Defensive Tackle Tristan Gasperian stands in shock, awe, and disbelief after Jefferson scores their second touchdown.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3588.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Quarter Back D.J. James prepares himself for an acrobatic throw to one of his teammates during the early fourth quarter.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3622.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”At the end of the fourth quarter, just as time had run out, Sami Makaafi was regarded as a ‘hero’ and was hugged and raised off the ground by his teammates.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3906.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Junior Daryush Shahid said the game was ‘an amazing experience’ and ‘changed Carlmont history.'” type=”image” alt=”IMG_4014.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Senior Kody Simmons was proud of his team to have beaten such a strong opponent on such an important occasion like Homecoming.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_4023.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Quarter Back D.J. James cheerfully lectures the team on the positives and negatives of the match” type=”image” alt=”IMG_4061.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”Junior Nick Korjeff was pleased with the outcome of the match that night and spoke about it with his friends.” type=”image” alt=”IMG_4016.JPG” ]

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”At the end of the match, D.J James looks at what he has done for not only himself but for his team, friends, and school. Carlmont beat Jefferson Highschool thirty-six to twenty!” type=”image” alt=”IMG_4003.JPG” ]

About the Contributor
Mateen Nozzari
Mateen Nozzari, ScotCenter Segment Editor
Mateen is a weekly editor for ScotCenter and monthly feature writer for The Highlander. Mateen enjoys playing soccer and editing videos for just about anything. He is a junior at Carlmont High School. @MattyMunez30

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Loyal fans are not disappointed with homecoming win