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Santa Margarita Eagles Football Los Alamitos 69 - Eagles 49
The Eagles were unable to keep up with the high bowered Griffin offense. QB Jaxon Potter was 34/51 for 483 yards and 5 passing TDS and 1 rushing TD. WR Emmett Mosley caught 9 passes for 146 yards and 3 TDs. WR Niko Lopez caught 9 passes for 104 yards. WR Bain Eiseman caught 5 passes for 119 yards and 1 TD. RB Jake Foye had 8 rushes for 50 yards and 1 TD. Defensively LB Jake Bower racked up his 3rd 16+ tackle game with 17 tackles (9 solo, 8 asst) and 1 sack. DB Donovan Comestro had 13 tackles (6 solo, 7 asst). DB Ben Durham had 9 tackles (2 solo, 7 asst). K Mason Schuster kicked a 34 yard field goal.
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Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 63 - Mullen 6
QB Jaxon Potter was 12/14 for 151 yards and 3 passing TDS and 1 rushing TD. WR Emmett Mosley caught 3 passes for 48 yards and 1 TD. WR Bain Eiseman caught 3 passes for 62 yards and 1 TD. TE Kyle Brody and WR Sean Embree both caught TD Passes. RB Skylar Lendsey rushed 6 times for 77 yards. RB Jake Foye caught 1 pass for 7 yards and had 4 rushes for 32 yards and 1 TD. Senior OL Jalani Liva added a 1 yard rushing TD. Defensively LB Noah Sulick led the defense with 2.5 sacks and 5 tackles (4 solo, 1 asst). LB Jacob Bower had 9 tackles (3 solo, 6 asst) and 1 sack. DL LeVar Talley had 6 tackles (1 solo, 5 asst). DL Tyler Parker had 4 tackles (1 solo, 3 asst) and 1 sack. LB Taurian Nash also had 5 tackles (2 solo, 3 asst). DL Collins Acheampong had 4 tackles (1 solo, 3 asset) and knocked down 4 passes.
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Santa Margarita Eagles Football Jacob Bower named CalHi “State Star of the Week”
For the second-consecutive week, the senior LB had a huge impact game for the SMCHS defense as the team started the season with a 2-0 record. He has registered 16 tackles in each contest. This includes three for loss in Friday’s big win over No. 37 Norco, 36-14. Bower’s mark is fifth in the state after two games. This is nothing new, as Bower was a cog in last season’s defense -- All-Trinity League Second-Team, third on the team with 58 total tackles and tied for second-most interceptions in the Trinity League during the regular season. He now has 1 1/2 sacks, two quarterback hurries, one pass defended and a fumble recovery in 2022. Bower is a star rugby player as well and holds a 4.1 grade point average.
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Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 2 - St. Augustine 0
Early last Monday afternoon, Santa Margarita Catholic’s opponent, St. Augustine (San Diego), announced that games scheduled for all levels were cancelled. According to Saint’s Athletic Director Matt Linville, this was due to the limited number of players available. The program experienced a number of injuries at the varsity and junior varsity levels and didn’t have enough substitutes to fill the void.
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Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 36 - Norco 14
QB Jaxon Potter was 21/34 for 286 yards and 4 TDS. WR Emmett Mosley caught 8 passes for 78 yards. WR Niko Lopez caught 3 passes for 62 yards and 2 TDs. Wide Receivers Sean Embree and Bain Eiseman both caught Touchdowns. RB Tyler Lendsey rushed 7 times for 92 yards. RB Lee Fuimaono rushed 8 times for 37 yards. RB Taurian Nash rushed one time for 16 yards and one TD. The defense was once again led by Senior LB Jacob Bower who racked up 16 tackles (6 solo, 10 asst), 3 TFL and one sack. DB Blake Wilson had 8 tackles (3 solo, 5 asst). DB Donovan Comestro had 9 tackles (5 solo, 4 asst). DL LeVar Talley and Collins Acheampong each had 6 tackles (2 solo, 4 asst) and 1/2 a sack.
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Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 18 - Stallions 8
The defenense showed up in a big way racking up 12 TFL, 5 sacks, 1 Safety, 1 Interception, 1 Forced fumble and 1 Fumble Recovery. QB Jaxon Potter was 14/22 for 180 yards and scored 2 TDS. Running Backs Lee Fuimaono, Taurian Nash, Tyler Lendsey and QB Jackson Potter combined for 48 yards. WR Emmett Mosley caught 9 passes for 94 yards and 1 TD. WR Bain Eiseman caught 3 passes for 40 yards. Defensively LB Jake Bower had 16 tackles (7 solo, 9 asset), 1/2 a sack and one Fumble Recovery. LB Noah Sulick had 10 tackles (2 solo, 8 asst), 4 TFL and 1.5 sacks. Jaxon Potter was named the “CIF-SS Ford Football Game of the Week on Bally Sports Player of the Game”
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Santa Margarita Eagles Football Collins Acheampong’s inspired journey from Ghana continues with Santa Margarita football
The senior defensive end committed to Michigan over the summer despite not playing football since his freshman year
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Santa Margarita Eagles Football 12 Eagles named to OC Register's Hot 150
#9 Jaxon Potter - QB, #10 Emmett Mosley - WR/S, #22 Niko Lopez - WR, #35 Donovan Comestro - CB, #44 Jalani Liva - OL, #45 Collins Acheampong - DE/TE, #55 Blake Wilson - S, #62 LeVar Talley - DE/OLB, #73 Gage Burnett - LB, #79 Jake Foye - RB, #103 Jacob Bower - LB, and #145 Tyler Parker - DL were all mentioned in the article. The selections for the Hot 150 were based on input from coaches, video analysis, college interest, statistics and observations.
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Santa Margarita Eagles Football 10 Eagles named Cal-Hi Sports Preseason All-Orange County
Junior LB LeVar Talley, Junior DB Emmett Mosley and Senior DE Collins Acheampong and were named 1st Team Defense. Senior RB Jake Foye, Senior OL Jalani Liva, Senior WR Niko Lopez and Senior QB Jaxon Potter were named 2nd Team Offense. Senior DB Donovan Comestro, Senior DB Blake Wilson and Sophomore DL Tyler Parker were named 2nd Team Defense.