In a match-up against the Pleasant Hill Rebels, the East County Lions Scout Level poured on the offense, scoring on four touchdown runs – two by Gaudi Campbell and one apiece by Dante Lucido and Edwin Flores. The offense was led by Jay Butterfield and Cooper Gardner, who hooked up on several long passes to Sean Bradley, Cole Gregerson and Ryan Jackson, while the defense held its own. The Scouts (ages 7 to 9) are coached by Jeff Houston Mark Butterfield, Steve Borrelli, Danny Gutridge, Jason Fithian and Jack Murphy.
The Jr. Pee Wees (9-11) pounded the defenseless Rebels with several long runs and touchdowns. On the defensive side of the ball, the Lions feasted on the Rebel offense, contributing significantly to the 37-13 victory.
The Pee Wee Lions (11-12), facing a 5-0 Rebel team, dominated from the outset, allowing less than 30 total yards and not a single first down in a convincing 14-0 win. The hits kept coming from linebackers Jesse Gregerson, Jacob Knight and Michael Goodwin plus linemen Michael Adams, Zachary Harris and Dominic Espino. The Pee Wee Lions have yet to yield a touchdown run in six games, shutting out every team they’ve faced. Quarterback Joe Sweeney ran an offense that scored on touchdown runs from Michel Goodwin and Ryan Payne. The Lion Pee Wees are coached by Dave Smith, Dave Sweeney, Jeff Knight, Troy Davis and Matt Carr.
East County’s Jr. Midgets (13-14 ) won their fifth game in row, running their record to 5-1. EC came through in the fourth quarter with two TDs by John Velasco – one on a 60-yard romp as he carried defenders down the field into the end zone; the other on a 40-yard interception. The extra point came off the foot of Graham, who has booted 10 of13 PATs. The defense held Rebels to less than 70 yards of total offense. Dylan Gilfoy, Alex Bartlett, Artell Banks, Alec Espino, Christian Cecchi, Nikko Ortiz, Austin Solari, Justin Zapanta, Savonte Perry, Justin Young, Walter Cruz and Micheal Figaroa also contributed to the victory.