High School Football

St. John Bosco puts big hurt on Mater Dei

St. John Bosco puts big hurt on Mater Dei

If you have the best football player on the field and he stands 6 feet 5, weighs 310 pounds and is headed to Ohio State, you find a way get him involved. And that’s what Bellflower St. John Bosco Coach Jason Negro did on Saturday night in the Southern Section Division 1 championship game against unbeaten Santa Ana Mater Dei at Angel Stadium.

Negro turned loose offensive lineman Wyatt Davis, and Mater Dei couldn’t figure out what to do. He played guard instead of his usual position, tackle, and wherever he went, he caused carnage. St. John Bosco runners had gaping holes to run through, and Mater Dei could never recover.

The Braves (12-2) came away with a 42-28...