With five touchdown passes and four to wide receiver Marquis Ware, Salesian quarterback Jihad Vercher single-handedly torched the St. Monica Mariners 51-3 on Saturday night.
The Mustangs forced three turnovers and held St. Monica's running game in check for four quarters while Salesian's run-pass balance kept the Mariners on their heels defensively.
This was St. Monica's first loss in the Santa Fe League and they fall to 5-3 overall while Salesian's undefeated league record puts them in the driver's seat for the league title. Mariners will play Bellarmine-Jefferson next Saturday night in North Hollywood.
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