Santa Margarita football grinds out victory over Mayfair


Support our high college sporting activities insurance coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now GOAL VIEJO — — Santa Margarita running back Nick Barcelos racked up 2 touchdowns in the Eagles’ 21-0 triumph over Mayfair in a nonleague video game Thursday at Trabuco Hills High College.

Barcelos competed 154 lawns as well as 2 TDs on 23 carries and also the Eagles’ protection and unique groups dealt with everything else.

Defensive back Mitch Messier had a pair of interceptions as well as Billy Oberholtzer had 3 of six sacks for the Eagles (2-2), that held Mayfair (1-3) to 47 yards of violation as well as 3 initial downs.

Mayfair’s first-half ownerships resulted in 3 puntings, a not successful fake punting, an interception, as well as a blocked punting ultimately zone that led to a safety and security.

The Eagles led 8-0 in the fourth quarter when protective end Derek Wilkins obstructed a punting ultimately area, which was recouped by teammate Tyler Whitman for a touchdown.

“Constantly flipping field position is a large point for us,” said Wilkins, who has obtained deals from Arizona State, Oregon State and San Jose State. “When we back them up, we help the violation out. Truthfully, we attempt to play fast. That’s what we did. We remained in the backfield throughout the day.”

Santa Margarita relocated the sphere in the very first fifty percent but wasn’t able to complete off drives.

The Eagles’ very first drive ended with a missed out on area objective as well as their 2nd drive finished with an insufficient pass on a fourth-and-6 from the Mayfair 26.

The Eagles drove right into Mayfair territory 3 more times in the second quarter however turned up vacant each time.

The second-quarter safety and security made up the only scoring in the very first fifty percent.

“We really began sluggish and also provide Mayfair credit history,” Santa Margarita coach Brent Vieselmeyer said.

Santa Margarita’s offending line started putting on down Mayfair’s defensive front in the second fifty percent.

Late in the quarter, Barcelos covered a 93-yard scoring drive by running with an open opening for a 36-yard goal.

“We’re young up front, yet I assume they kept going and kept grinding,” Vieselmeyer stated. “After a lot operating, we obtained it punched in there.”

In the 4th, Oberholtzer delivered a struck on quarterback Jalen Coleman that triggered a fumble that was recuperated by Wilkins on the Mayfair 15.

Barcelos scored his 2nd goal on a 3-yard run 3 plays later.

“We got going there in the long run a little bit,” Vieselmeyer claimed.

The Eagles’ 2 losses this season have come versus Goal Viejo, which is placed No. 6 in CIF-SS Department 1/2, and versus Cherry Creek, the top-ranked team in Colorado.

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