The Charter Class

Santa Margarita Eagles Football1990 marked the first year in the schools history that the football team fielded seniors on a varsity squad. The 17 original seniors of the charter class repeated the undefeated regular season record that they posted as freshman together. The team recorded four shutouts and allowed less than eight points a game. Mike Farris led the defense along with Jason Ortiz, Ryan Mummert, Eric Brown, David Shearer and Ryan Zalta. The offense featured running back Josh Ireland and quarterback Trevor Yankoff giving the Eagles a balanced attack. The Eagles advanced to the Semi-finals of the CIF Division IV playoffs losing to the Baldwin Park Braves 7-13 and finishing the year at 12-1.