On Saturday August 31st the Grizzlies (0-1) took on the Challengers (0-1) from Dymally High School at Downey High School. The Grizzlies took control quickly and jumped out to a commanding lead early on. The Grizzlies earned their first win of the season, highlighted by Sophomore Receiver Edgar Sactic who scored 3 touchdowns on the night. Sactic took to passes from Senior Quarterback Emanuel Gammage to the endzone, and also returned a kickoff for another score. Sophomore tailback Eliab Carrera scored two rushing TD’s, along with fellow running backs, Senior Aaron Alvarez (#10), and Junior Tailback Von Wu (#1) both earning a pair of TD’s themselves. Wu amassed 90 yards on only 4 carries. Junior Nose Tackle Adam Westfield (#48) led the charge on defense, with 3 sacks.
The Grizzlies take on Lighthouse Christian (0-1) this Saturday September 7th at Downey High @ 6:00pm. We hope to see you all there!