High School Football: GAMEBUSTERS

(High school football plays of 30 yards or more)

66 – Joe Melita (Sage Hill) run

46 – Sam Masarik (Sage Hill) pass from CJ McCord


COSTA MESA – Senior end Jose Villalpondo applies pressure and junior lineman Joseph Quiroz sacks the quarterback for a one-yard loss … Junior noseguard Marco Zalpa stuffs a run on fourth-and-two on the Mustangs' 17 and Western turns the ball over on downs … Senior Erick Diaz takes down the punt returner for a four-yard loss … Villalpondo produces a four-yard sack … Junior middle linebacker Oronde Crenshaw stops the running back from getting a first down on third-and-three, forcing a punt … Senior linebacker Noah JeyaRajah tackles the running back for a one-yard loss … Diaz brings down the quarterback for no gain … Senior cornerback Kurt Williams hits the running back for a one-yard loss … Senior linebacker Rudy Aguirre recovers a fumble near the Mustangs' red zone.

SAGE HILL – Senior free safety Harrison Ray dives to deflect a pass, likely saving a touchdown ... Sophomore cornerback CJ McCord breaks up a pass ... McCord's hard hit causes another incompletion ... Junior linebackers Lucas Ellison and Logan Hamilton combine to stuff a run for a four-yard loss ... Senior linebacker Joe Melita stops running back for a two-yard loss ... A big hit by senior cornerback Charlie Kim pops the ball loose, causing an incompletion ... Melita pressures the quarterback, forcing a quick throw and incompletion ... Melita produces a five-yard sack ... Melita and junior defensive back Sam Masarik lead a host of tacklers to stop the running back for a five-yard loss ... Melita stops a run for no gain ... Masarik stuffs a run for a three-yard loss.

— From staff reports

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