Damien 25 - Eagles 20
In the biggest game of the year for both teams, the Eagles saved their best for last against Newport Harbor The Eagles started quickly on both sides of the ball and went on to post a 19-0 win to clinch the third spot in the Sea View League. Offensively, Derek Yankoff rushed for 93 yards on 11 carries and one touchdown. He threw for 275 yards and two scores of 56 and 60 yards to Brian Finneran.
Eagles 21 - Tustin 16
Santa Margarita's offense scored at will and the defense added a touchdown of their own as the Eagles jumped to a 28-0 first half lead en route to a 35-14 win. Rik Glover had a tremendous game at nose guard, recording two sacks and 11 tackles. Brad Finneran also had an interception, his seventh of the season.
For the second consecutive year the Santa Margarita-Irvine game had plenty of action with a similar result-an Irvine victory. The 29-26 loss put the Eagles (5-2, 2-2) in a desperate situation to earn a playoff spot in the grueling Sea View League.
The Eagles came into their Homecoming game sporting a new look all around. The home jerseys were gold, the defense had seven new starters and the offense was able to run at will in the 28-7 victory. The defense held University to less than 200 yards of total offense, improving their record to 5-1 overall and 2-1 in league. Yankoff finished with 53 yards rushing and 149 yards passing, and Brian Finneran had six receptions for 45 yards.
The roof caved in on the Eagles in their second league game due to three turnovers and 15 penalties for 134 yards. The Sea Kings took advantage of the miscues and went 80 yards late in the fourth quarter to win, 14-7.
In the Sea View League opener the Eagles face undefeated Woodbridge, and the defense turned in one of the finest games in SM history for a 14-0 win. Both offenses struggled throughout the game, but two interceptions by Brad Finneran and three fumble recoveries led to second two second quarter touchdowns. The Eagles (4-0,1-0) moved to eighth in the OC Football Poll with the win.
The Eagles(3-0) tuned up for the Sea View League with a 42-21 win over Buena Park in another wild game. The defense scored twice on Louie Warner's 27-yard interception return in the second quarter, and on Brian Finneran's 63-yard fumble return in the final quarter for the clinching score.
Eagles 24 - Notre Dame 10
Eagles 35 - St. John Bosco 32