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St. John Bosco is making a rush toward greatness

St. John Bosco is making a rush toward greatness

“Come here!” Bellflower St. John Bosco offensive coordinator Chad Johnson shouted to 310-pound All-American offensive lineman Wyatt Davis.

What happened next caused an onlooker to gasp. It was like watching two people perform the Heimlich Maneuver simultaneously on each other.

They hugged so hard and roared so loud that the moment will be forever etched in Braves lore.

Davis’ blocking and Johnson’s play-calling helped result in a stunning 376 yards rushing on Saturday night for St. John Bosco, which upset unbeaten Santa Ana Mater Dei, 42-28, in the Southern Section Division 1 championship game before 13,466.

“We finally wised up, got...

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