A 6:15 p.m. start on a Thursday night at Littlerock High hardly disrupted the routine of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, which was 0-2 and coming off a tough 35-34 loss to Moorpark.
The Knights took out their frustration on Paraclete, rolling to a 55-7 victory. Notre Dame scored 28 points in the first quarter and never looked back behind sophomore quarterback Cooper Meek, who ran for three touchdowns and passed for another.
Meek’s 45-yard touchdown run started Notre Dame’s onslaught. The Knights made three interceptions, with Maxwell Cotton returning one for a touchdown.
Let the debate begin whether Mets third baseman Todd Frazier was engaging in gamesmanship or cheating on Monday at Dodger Stadium when he was credited for catching a foul ball down the left-field line.
It turned out he dropped the ball in the stands but picked up a rubber ball, showed it to the umpire who made the out call.
The City Section announced its fifth induction class for its sports Hall of Fame, and it includes brothers Chris and Vince Ferragamo from Banning, football coach Paul Knox, San Fernando standout Anthony Davis and Kennedy standout Toya DeCree Holiday, the mother of the three Holiday brothers now playing in the NBA.
The class will be among those inducted during ceremonies on April 28 at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City.
Also in the class is Los Angeles Times columnist Eric Sondheimer, who has covered high school sports in Southern California since 1976. The Poly High grad has been with The Times since 1997. He will be inducted along with Randy Rosenbloom, the longtime TV and radio broadcaster who is a North Hollywood grad.
South Hills has emerged as a surprise team in prep football with a 3-0 start and No. 1 ranking in Southern Section Division 6 under coach Matt Bechtel.
The Huskies have been relying on underclassmen for wins over Crenshaw, Don Lugo and San Juan Hills.
Junior quarterback Khalil Ali has passed for 517 yards and five touchdowns. Junior running back Juaquin Elliott has rushed for 276 yards and two touchdowns. Junior receiver Jordan Sanchez has caught 15 passes.