WEST HILLS – For the primary time since December 2019, there was highschool soccer in California on Saturday. The common season might not begin till subsequent week, however some groups performed earlier than their first few video games. SBLive reporter Connor Morrissette attended Saturday’s Paraclete vs Chaminade battle and discusses his takeaways from the sport beneath.
BOTH TEAMS HAVE NEW QB’S
Paraclete and Chaminade are in the identical boat on the quarterback job. They every have Division 1 senior signers who’ve opted out for the spring season. CJ Montes (New Mexico) from Paraclete and Jaylen Henderson (Fresno State) from Chaminade had been at observe however in road garments. They are going to act as coaches for his or her respective groups for the subsequent a number of weeks.
Paraclete performed junior quarterback VJ Greenwale for many of the observe. Chaminade performed the 2 sophomores Indiana Wijay (Switch from Alemany) and Jake macias.
“I believed Indiana did some good issues and I believed Jake did some good issues,” stated Chaminade head coach Ed Croson. “We’ll play with each of them.”
WIDE RECEIVERS IMPRESS
Chaminade sophomore Ian Duarte and junior Domingo Arango-Serna, a switch from Canoga Park, every caught brief passes and turned them into lengthy touchdowns on the scrimmage line. For Paraclete, junior receiver Treyshun Hurry, a Palmdale switch, was always opened and in addition scored a landing. He appeared like a primary receiver.
ISAIAH NAVARRO AND GAVIN DEPEDRO HAVE GREAT NIGHTS FOR PARACLETAS
Isaiah Navarro, the Paraclete senior defensive lineman who despatched out a viral tweet criticizing California Gov. Gavin Newsom for not permitting sports activities in highschool, appeared like a participant desperately eager to benefit from the spring season. He made the primary deal with of the sport for the Spirits and had a number of tackles to lose on hitting. He additionally stopped Chaminade on a fourth down and brief. Navarro was superior.
“I am proud, however I might accomplish that way more,” he stated.
Junior linebacker Gavin DePedro returned a blocked area purpose for a landing for Paraclete and in addition had an interception. Paraclete had an excellent night time on particular groups that included a protracted area purpose, a number of lengthy returns, a number of fumble recoveries, and the landing.
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