By Gideon Rubin
Cathedral Catholic exacted a measure of revenge against Vista Murrieta as the Dons defeated the perennial Southern Section power 35-28 in a nonleague game on Sept. 27.
The Dons experienced a 14-6 loss at the hands of Vista Murrieta last season.
Chris Moliga rushed for 173 yards and four touchdowns on 32 carries to lead the Dons, who were coming off a bye week.
The Dons had lost to Helix 21-16 in their most recent game on Sept. 13.
Cathedral Catholic took an early 14-0 lead in the first quarter and led 21-7 at halftime, but Vista Murrieta scored 14 unanswered points in the third quarter to tie the game.
The Dons rebounded in the fourth quarter with consecutive touchdowns to take a 35-21 lead they wouldn’t relinquish.
Cathedral Catholic improved to 3-1 overall for the season.
Torrey Pines trounced Mt. Carmel 21-0 in a nonleague game on Sept. 27.
The victory was the Falcons third straight after an 0-2 start. Torrey Pines has outscored its three most recent opponents by a combined 82-16.
Santa Fe Christian rolled to a 31-2 nonleague victory over Central (El Centro, Imperial County) on Sept. 27.
Tony Miro led the route, rushing for 158 yards and one touchdown on 15 carries.
Carter Roberts was 4-for-4 passing for 70 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions.
Jerry Harper rushed for 54 yards on seven carries and Slater Howe gained 42 rushing yards on 10 carries.
Jake Bailey had two interceptions and returned both for touchdowns - a 105-yarder in the first quarter that gave the Eagles a quick 7-0 lead and a 69-yard return in the second quarter that stretched the lead to 14-0.
Sam Ray had 10 tackles and two sacks and Darrian Borboa had 11 tackles for the Eagles. Slater Howe added 10 tackles.
The Eagles improved their overall record for the season to 3-2.
Canyon Crest Academy defeated San Dieguito Academy 6-0 in a nonleague game on Sept. 27.
The victory followed a 5-0 nonleague win against Valley Center on Sept. 25.
Katie Carlson scored three goals and had one assist to lead the Ravens in the SDA game and Haley Schroeder added one goal and two assists.
Ravens goalie Madi McIntyre had two saves. She combined with Julia Elihu on the shutout.
Carlson scored three goals and Gabby De Petro added four goals to lead the Ravens in the Valley Center game.
Sandy Taylor contributed two assists.
McIntyre had two saves.
The Ravens improved their overall record for the season to 11-1.
Torrey Pines lost to Scripps Ranch 2-1 in the title game of the Serra tournament on Sept. 28.
The Falcons went 2-1 in the one-day tournament with a 5-1 win against Vista in the opener and a 2-1 victory over Serra.
Alie Zimmer and Shannon Yogerst each scored two goals and Madison Cohen contributed three assists to lead the Falcons in the Vista game.
Falcons goalie Grace Trupe had two saves.