It was a tough
day at the office for the St. Monica Mariners last Saturday night. The Mariners
went up against one of the better teams they will face this season and came out
on the short end of the stick of that encounter, falling to the Carpinteria
Warriors, 38-7 in a non league game.
gave St. Monica (2-4, 0-1) its fourth defeat of the season. The Mariners hope
to improve on that mark when they take on Bellarmine-Jefferson (0-3) in a Santa
Fe League matchup this Saturday in Burbank.
clipping Palm Desert’s Xavier Prep last week, the Mariners found themselves
within striking distance at halftime, only trailing the Warriors 17-0 at
fell for St. Monica in the second half, particularly in the fourth quarter, when
Carpinteria closed out the game with a 14-0 spurt in the final period. St. Monica surrendered 325 yards in total
yards for the game, but the bulk of the damage the Warriors did was on the
ground where they rushed for 237 yards.
the yardage gained, Carpinteria only managed 13 first downs for the entire
game. St. Monica registered 14 first downs. The Mariners have given up 157
points this season, while managing to score 138 points on the year for
loss, St. Monica is still ranked 13th in the Southern Section
Division Northeast XIII class.
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