High School Football: GAMEBUSTERS

(High school football plays of 30 yards or more)

80 – Mario Smith (Costa Mesa) kickoff return for touchdown

80 – Robert Murtha (Estancia) kickoff return for touchdown

65 – Justin Smith (Costa Mesa) touchdown run

65 – Mario Smith (Costa Mesa) touchdown run

60 – Trace Curet (Costa Mesa) touchdown pass from Nathan Alvis

50 – Chris Johnstone (Corona del Mar) TD pass from Brent Lawson

35 – Trace Curet (Costa Mesa) pass from Nathan Alvis

31 – Troy Reese (Corona del Mar) pass from Brent Lawson

GAMESTOPPERS

(Top defensive plays)

CORONA DEL MAR – Junior lineman Greg Williford tackles running back for a two-yard loss … Senior linebacker Frasier Anderson recovers a fumble on CdM's 32-yard line … Senior linebacker Aaron White gets a nine-yard sack … Senior linebacker David Moore tackles running back on a short screen pass … Senior cornerback Cole Cottrell defends a pass … Junior lineman Tim Reinhardt drops quarterback for an eight-yard loss.

ESTANCIA – Senior linebacker Ozzy Magana and junior end Kevin Peters stuff a run for a five-yard loss … Senior linebacker Brodie Pearce hits the quarterback as he throws, causing an incompletion on fourth down … Senior end Andy Ugalde and Magana stop running back for a two-yard loss … Ugalde and Magana stuff a run for a three-yard loss … Pearce records and eight-yard sack … Pearce pressures the quarterback, causing him to run out of bounds for a six-yard loss … Ugalde recovers a fumble … Peters stuffs a run for a four-yard loss … Senior linebacker Alex Rodriguez intercepts a pass over the middle and returns it five yards … Senior cornerback Sho Watanabe intercepts a pass near the sideline, sealing the victory late in the fourth quarter.

COSTA MESA – Junior outside linebacker Noah JayaRajah stuffs a run for a three-yard loss … Sophomore middle linebacker Oronde Crenshaw halts a run for no gain … Junior tackle Oscar Reyes stuffs ballcarrier behind the line on fourth-and-two and senior Marcus Hayes ends the play by tackling ballcarrier after a lateral netting an eight-yard loss … Junior end Jake Martin stuffs a run for a five-yard loss then nearly intercepts a pass on the next play … Senior end Jake Comer nails a ballcarrier for a three-yard loss … Reyes leads a pack of tacklers to stuff runner for a one-yard loss … Martin applies pressure to force incomplete pass … JayaRajah leads a group of tacklers to stop a run for no gain … JayaRajah returns an interception 20 yards for a touchdown … Crenshaw stuffs a run for a two-yard loss … Hayes blocks a conversion kick after a low snap delayed the play.

NEWPORT HARBOR – Senior lineman Dalton Jensen drops running back for a three-yard loss … Senior lineman Steve Michaelsen brings down the quarterback from behind after a one-yard gain … Jensen blocks an extra-point attempt … Senior safety Titus Hasson tackles running back behind the line of scrimmage … Junior Landon Gyulay blocks a 44-yard field-goal attempt … Senior lineman Max Heilig brings a receiver to a halt for a four-yard loss … Jensen stops the quarterback for no gain.

— From staff reports

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