a fair matchup for the Beverly Hills High School football team. The Santa
Monica Vikings proved to be too fast, too big, and too much for Beverly Hills to
handle in their Ocean League contest last Friday night.
result was a 76-0 whipping at the hands of the Vikings, which inched closer to
a possible Ocean League title should they get past Culver City in this week’s
Game of the Week.
It wasn’t a
fair contest from the beginning as Beverly Hills entered the game winless
through its first six games. Prior to
playing Samohi, the Normans had been outscored 154-13 in the three games
leading up to this one-sided contest.
On the flip
side, after losing to Hart, Samohi has rumbled through its last two opponents,
including Beverly Hills, 117-6.
Culver City may
not be as generous as Beverly Hills, who was celebrating their homecoming that
the Vikings clearly spoiled. The win moves Samohi to a 4-3 overall record, 2-0
in Ocean League play.
playoffs inch closer, Samohi remains locked in the No.4 seed behind three other
teams in Western Division IV.
has won the last two Ocean League titles.
Should the Vikings get by Culver City with a win, it is likely they will
be on the path to capture a third crown with only lightly regarded opponents Hawthorne
and Inglewood standing in the way.
Running back Kwame Duggins, who scored three
touchdowns against the Normans, could be the key factor in the Vikings’ highly
anticipated contest against Culver City. The passing of quarterback Nico Basile could
also be the difference.
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