Football Season comes to an end with a tough loss against Woodbridge

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By SHAWNLY KHOYILAR
Staff Writer

Varsity Football lost to their biggest rival on Friday with a score of 28-56. It was the last game of the season for the team.

During the first quarter, the Warriors scored their first touchdown followed by Daniel Dolan (Sr.) bolting for a 54 yard touchdown, tying the score at 7-7. During the second quarter, the Warriors scored 3 touchdowns before halftime making the score 7-28.

The Trojans played stronger during the third quarter. Dolan ran 44 yards down the field scoring a touchdown. However, Woodbridge responded with another touchdown. Branton Lucas (So.) scored 2 touchdowns late in the third quarter to cut into the lead. Yet, the Warriors scored another touchdown, ending the third quarter at 28-49. WHS scored their last touchdown early into the fourth quarter finished the game with a score of 28-55. Quarterback Tristan Lucas (Sr.) had 148 passing yards throughout the game, and Dolan had a total of 138 rushing yards.

“I’m sad but as we all know, all good things will come to an end,”. said middle linebacker Max Haughey (Sr.). “We played aggressively but just had some key mistakes when we really couldn’t afford them.”.

The Trojans are out of playing for CIF. After losing to CdM, the Trojans could not afford to lose another game, but lost to Irvine and Woodbridge.

Haughey described his hopes for his teammates. “For younger guys, just work hard and do everything you do with a purpose.”

The Trojans and Coach Mark Cunningham (Athletic Dept.) honored their late Coach Gene Molway before the game. “Coach Molway instilled everything that a football team needs. Discipline, respect, effort, accountability, leadership, perseverance, and most importantly brotherhood. He taught us how to win. He also told us how we should’ve acted if we lost. We never experienced that feeling with him but nonetheless he still taught us it. What I believe is that he is the foundation to our success,” T. Lucas said. “He sets the groundwork for what we all would eventually become. He taught so many small little lessons.I can guarantee that without him most of us wouldn’t  the way we are today. He didn’t only make us all better football players but to grow into better men which was his main concern.”

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