Huntington Beach Oilers Clinic Division team came out strong in its first game of the 2013 Jr. All-American Football Season Saturday against the Long Beach Jackrabbits and scored a convincing, 36-13 victory at Huntington Beach High.
Jonah Del Rosario of the Oilers dominated on both offense and defense. Huntington was quick to score behind an unstoppable offensive line. The first touchdown came on a quarterback run by Nate Skorheim with solid performances by Aden Eckenwiler, Blake Gilbert, Lyrik Fata, Andrew Ancona, Joseph Vardayo, Jordan Gozon, Riley Rozenkranz and Halu Ikeda. Skorheim also laid out a perfect scoring pass to Del Rosario for the Oilers' second touchdown.
Long Beach got its offense going in the second quarter and scored but Huntington's defense stepped it up with a huge tackle by Garrett Smith and line help from Tyler Gioia, Jonathan Brown and Ethan Rumney. New Oilers Jeffrey Lindquist, Tyler Zink and Cade Carnival made second-half contributions as Huntington opened up an 18-point lead.
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Other Huntington Beach Jr. All-American Football scores from Saturday:
Jr. Future Division: Fountain Valley 12, Huntington 6
Jr. Clinic Division: Carson 24, Huntington 0
Jr. Pee Wee Division: Carson 13, Huntington 0
Pee Wee Division: Carson 14, Huntington 0
Jr. Midget Division: Irvine 13, Huntington 7
Jr. Future Division: Huntington at Inglewood, 10:30 a.m.
Jr. Clinic Division: Santa Fe Springs at Huntington, 11 a.m.
Clinic Division: Huntington at South Bay, 11 a.m.
Jr. Pee Wee Division: Carson at Huntington, 1 p.m.
Jr. Midget Division: Carson at Huntington, 1 p.m.
Pee Wee Division: Huntington at Baldwin Hills, 3 p.m.
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The Huntington Beach Jr. Pee Wee Division Gold Chargers registered their first win of the 2013 season Saturday by shutting out the visiting Norwalk Raiders, 24-0, on a warm day at Edison High.
Jack Kosick ran in the first touchdown from 11 yards out in the second quarter and Jackson Walters kicked the two-point conversion. Minutes later, and after holding off the Raiders on offense, Tanner Ciok scored on a 10-yard run with Walters kicking another two-point conversion.
Huntington took a 16-0 at the half.
Defensively, the Gold Chargers' Tyler Moses made key tackles and Shane Dzwilewski recovered a fumble in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Braeden Boyles continued his strong start to the season and completed passes to Ciok, Dillon Blake and Mike Welsh to move the ball downfield. Blake ran in the final touchdown, with Walters completing his third two-point conversion kick.
The Gold Chargers (1-1) are home Saturday and host the Los Alamitos Griffins at 11 a.m. at Edison High.
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In other Jr. Pee Wee Division action:
Santa Margarita 33, Green Chargers 8: The Blue Mustangs combined a potent rushing attack with good special teams play and tough defense to get their second win of the season Saturday at Edison High.
Santa Margarita (2-0) took a 19-0 lead but Huntington was able to cut the lead to 19-8 at the half. A fumble recovery late in the first half by Jordan Ginnis set up the Green Chargers' scoring drive. Behind the running of Cade Kendle and Artis Coleman, they drove inside the seven yard line where on fourth and goal, Ryan Rivituso thew a seven-yard touchdown pass to Kendle as time expired.
The Green Chargers (1-1), who opened their season last week with a 28-0 victory over the Bell Gardens Warriors, are idle this weekend.
Jr. Mighty Might Division
Green Chargers 39, Brea 7: Huntington scored three times in the opening half and shut down the Wildcats en route to a decisive victory. Among the Green Chargers' scores in the second half was an interception return for a touchdown.
Huntington, now 1-1, plays host to the Long Beach 49ers at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Edison High.
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