Bishop Canevin crushes Serra Catholic
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Serra Catholic was pounded by Bishop Canevin's stifling defense and running back Tyler Reddy during a 42-6 loss Friday night in the regular-season finale.
“We're trying to get better,” Serra Catholic coach Jamie Eckles said. “We had only one senior and one junior out there tonight. The kids have played hard every week and gave all they got. What more can you ask for?”
Down, 8-0, after one quarter, the Eagles were plagued by turnovers. Serra recovered a muffed punt early in the quarter, setting up good field position in Bishop Canevin territory. But Bishop Canevin's Reed Relosky intercepted on the ensuing play.
Bishop Canevin took advantage of the opportunity on a halfback option, as Reddy found Matt DeCello for a 76-yard touchdown.
After Bishop Canevin went up, 21-0, on a Mark Deschon 5-yard run, the Eagles fumbled the ball late in the second quarter. With the ball at the Serra Catholic 46, the Crusaders scored on an eight-play drive that was topped by a Reddy 9-yard touchdown run, putting the visitors up, 27-0.
Serra Catholic's troubles continued in the second half. After recovering the opening kickoff of the second half on a muff in Crusaders territory, Bishop Canevin's Nico Dipaolo intercepted a pass on the ensuing Eagles series. The turnover set up an 83-yard run by Reddy on the next play.
Serra Catholic found the scoreboard in the fourth quarter as sophomore quarterback Zac Quattrone kept the ball on an option play and beat the defense on a 58-yard run.
Quattrone finished with 59 yards, while sophomore running back Hamdan Wyatt had 103 yards on 16 carries.
“I told the team after the game that they are young,” Eckles said. “But we have to grow together. If they all stick together, they will be better by the time they are seniors.”
Reddy finished with 192 yards on the ground and a pair of touchdowns. He also added 41 receiving yards.
“He played with a real determination,” Bishop Canevin coach Bob Jacoby said. “He had negative yards against Brentwood last week. He wanted to make sure that didn't happen again.”
Nathan Smith is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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