11 Eagles Commit
11 Eagles from the class of 2021 have committed to play football at the next level. Congratulations to LB Drew Sulick (Cal Poly), DL Derek Wilkins (Cal), DB Keanu Kama (Army), OL Zach Morris (Colorado School of Mines), DL Maurice Heims (Washington), OL Brody Crane (Navy), LB Anthony Comestro (Marist), OL Roman Sergi (Wheaton), WR Michael Buckley (New Mexico), WR Reymello Murphy (San Mateo JC), and QB Colt Fulton (Boise State).
5 Eagles Earn All-State
DL Derek Wilkins earned 1st Team Defense Cal-Hi and 2nd Team MaxPreps. DL Hero Kanu earned 2nd Team MaxPreps. QB Colt Fulton earned 3rd Team Cal-Hi. WR Reymello Murphy earned 3rd Team Cal-Hi. LB Drew Sulick was an All-State nominee with Cal-Hi.
Hero Kanu named All-County
DL Hero Kanu was named to the LA Times' All-Star high school football team.
6 Eagles named 1st Team All-Trinity
LB Drew Sulick, DL Derek Wilkins, DL Hero Kanu, QB Colt Fulton, WR Michael Buckley, WR Reymello Murphy were named first team All-Trinity League. OL Kilian O'Connor, WR Jalen Jones, WR Niko Lopez, LB Donovan Comestro, DL Maurice Heims, DB Blake Wilson were named 2nd team All-Trinity League.
Servite 42 - Eagles 13
Senior QB Colt Fulton was 16/27 for 151 yards, and 1 TD. Senior WR Reymello Murphy caught 4 passes for 40 yards and 1 TD. Sophomore WR/TE Nicholas Lopez caught 3 passes for 68 yards. Defensively Senior LB Drew Sulick led the team with 13 tackles (7 solo, 6 asst) and forced a fumble. Senir LB Donovan Comestro had 10 tackles (3 solo, 7 asst). Sophomore DB Donovan Comestro had 6 tackles (4 solo, 2 asst) and recovered a fumble.
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Mater Dei 49 - Eagles 13
The Eagles lost to Mater Dei who is currently the #1 team in the nation. Senior QB Colt Fulton was 11/30 for 157 yards, and 2 TDs. Senior RB Hussein Santillian rushed 17 times for 76 yards. Junior WR Jalen Jones caught 4 passes for 78 yards and 1 TD. Senior WR Michael Buckley caught 4 passes for 53 yards and 1 TD. Junior Hero Kanu had 10 tackles (4 solo, 6 asst) 1 sack and 3 TFL. Sophomore Donovan Comestro had 3 tackles (1 solo, 2 asst) and 1 interception.
Eagles 2 - Orange Lutheran 0
The JV/Varsity football games against OLu were canceled due to positive COVID-19 test results within the Lancer program. The Eagles win by forfeit.
Eagles 42 - JSerra 0
QB Colt Fulton was 24/38 for 403 yards, and 4 TDs. He set a school record for most consecutive games with 4 TDs. RB Hussein Santillan rushed 14 times for 42 yards and 1 TD. WR Reymello Murphy caught 7 passes for 103 yards and 3 TDs. WR Michael Buckley caught 6 passes for 133 yards and 1 TD. This was the 13th time in Eagle history that two Wide Receivers both had over 100 yards in receptions. Sophomore DB Benjamin Durham led the team with 10 tackles (5 solo, 5 asst). DE Maurice Heims had 6 tackles (4 solo, 2 asst) and 1 Sack. Other defenders Drew Sulick, Matthew Auriemma, Derek Wilkins, Hero Kanu, and Donovan Comestro also had sacks.
St. John Bosco 65 - Eagles 28
Senior QB Colt Fulton was 23/40 for 268 yards, and 4 TDs. Senior RB Hussein Santillan rushed 14 times for 43 yards. WR Reymello Murphy caught 7 passes for 105 yards and 2 TDs. WR Michael Buckley caught 5 passes for 122 yards and 1 TD. This was the 12th time in Eagle history that two Wide Receivers both had over 100 yards in receptions. Sophomore WR Nicholas Lopez caught 4 passes for 43 yards and 1 TD. Sophomore DB Blake Wilson led the team with 10 tackles (7 solo, 3 asst). Senior DE Derek Wilkins had 5 solo tackles (3 TFL) and 2 Sacks.
Eagles 54 - Mayfair 16
Senior QB Colt Fulton was 18/25 for 313 yards, 5 TDs and 2 passing conversions. WR Reymello Murphy caught 4 passes for 139 yards and 1 TD. WR Michael Buckley caught 3 passes for 41 yards and 2 TDs. Senior RB Hussein Santillian ran 13 times for 84 yards and 2 TDs. Defensively DT Hero Kanu had 6 tackles (3 solo, 3 asst) with 2 TFL. DB Christian Laliberte, and LB Drew Sulick both had 6 tackles each. DB Romen Christensen, and Anthony Comestro both had 5 tackles each. Defensive lineman Derek Wilkins, Maurice Heims and Matthew Auriemma were in the backfield all night long causing pressure on all passing attempts by the Monsoons.
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Anthony Rouzier New Head Coach
Santa Margarita Catholic High School announced today that Anthony Rouzier has officially been named the school’s head football coach effective Monday, March 1. Coach Rouzier has coached at Santa Margarita for three seasons serving as the varsity linebacker coach and most recently as the Eagles’ interim head coach. Rouzier came to Santa Margarita Catholic High School from the German Football League’s Hamburg Huskies, where he was the interim head coach and defensive coordinator in 2017.
Coach Walsh resigns as Head Coach
Tim Walsh has resigned as Santa Margarita Catholic High School’s head football coach, citing recently discovered medical concerns, school officials announced today.
Tim Walsh New Head Coach
Tim Walsh joins the SMCHS Eagles from Cal Poly San Louis Obispo where for the past 10 years he held the position of head coach. Prior to coaching with the Cal Poly Mustangs, Walsh was head coach at Portland State University. He coached the Vikings of Portland State for 14 years after spending 15 years as an offensive and defensive coordinator at the collegiate and high school levels. Walsh is the second-winningest coach in the history of the Big Sky Conference, tallying 74 conference wins.