East County Sports

Knights mix victory, fun in trip to Avalon

Foothills Christian warms up prior to the game against Avalon School on Friday.

2017 EAST COUNTY PREP FOOTBALL

FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN 36, AVALON 16

 

EastCountySports.com staff report

 

AVALON – The souvenir¬†the Foothills Christian Knights came to get on Catalina Island Friday night can’t be found in a gift shop.

STEVEN LEONCINI scores a touchdown on this play Friday night.

The defending section 8-man champs are officially rolling after a fourth-straight victory (including a forfeit), knocking off gracious and winless hosts, Avalon School, 36-16.

TONY MROZ scored the Knights first touchdown and ILYJAH BARTOLOME scored the conversion for an 8-0 lead

In the second quarter, Mroz scored again, and this time KEVIN HELFERS got credit for the two-point score, giving FCHS a 16-0 lead.

After the Lancers cut the lead in half, CARTER HALLAHAN had a touchdown reception to answer for the Knights. STEVEN LEONCINI rushed in for two more and it was 24-8 Foothills Christian (4-2).

Bartolome added a touchdown with just over two minutes left in the game for the final margin.

 

 

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