The first Ocean
League game for the Santa Monica Vikings figures to be a stiff test. After
three straight losses, including a 26-14 to defeat to Hart at Santa Monica
College last Friday, the Vikings have a bit of motivation in front of them to get
it right on the field.
homecoming week for Santa Monica (2-3), and nothing would be better for the
Vikings than to crank out a win against Ocean League rival Morningside at
Corsair Field. After registering victories against Redondo Union and Palisades,
Santa Monica has dropped non-league games to prep powerhouses Mater Dei,
Valencia, and Hart.
home cooking that can make everything right. The Vikings would like nothing
better than to get off league play going in the right direction. They’ll try to
do that behind the all-purpose play of leading rusher Kwame Duggins and the
throwing arm of quarterback Nico Basile.
De’Jai Whitaker, who leads the team in reception yards, is another weapon for
the Vikings to unleash in league. The 6'4'', 185 pound Whitaker has caught
four touchdown passes this season.
averages just over 373 yards in totals yards per game on offense, so moving the
ball up and down the field shouldn’t be a problem for the Vikings. Santa Monica
is hoping to avoid dropping a third straight home game this season to a
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