The Gardena Serra Cavaliers pulled out a double overtime 20-13 victory over Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks) in a wild contest that featured late game heroics from Adoree' Jackson and Jalen Greene.
Notre Dame controlled the game in the first half and jumped out to a 6-0 advantage with two field goals by senior kicker Lucas Alfonso. The Knights defense played great. Koa Farmer and Mike Little locked down the secondary and the Cavaliers were unable to mount much of an offensive attack for three quarters.
The Gardena Serra Cavaliers host the Notre Dame Knights (Sherman Oaks) Friday night in a rematch of last season's classic opener that Serra won 26-23 on a late touchdown by Marques Rodgers. Serra went on to win the state title and is a favorite to repeat again this season.
Watch 2014 All-American ATH Adoree' Jackson in this week 2 performance at the Honor Bowl vs Oceanside (CA) last weekend. Jackson made dynamic play after play and left the stadium in a frenzy after a front flip into the end zone for a touchdown.
The 2013 Honor Bowl final contest featured a matchup of nationally ranked stalwarts the Corona Centennial Huskies and St. Bonaventure Seraphs under the lights at Oceanside High. Led by a record-setting performance by 2014 Cal commit Tre Watson, Centennial defeated St. Bonaventure 69-55 in an old fashioned shootout.
In a classic showdown between perennial powerhouses, the Gardena Serra Cavaliers and Oceanside Pirates locked horns Friday night at the 2013 Honor Bowl in Oceanside. When it was all said and done, Serra pulled out a hard fought 50-39 victory over Oceanside.
The host Pirates got out to an early 8-0 lead after a short touchdown catch by Jace Whittaker and a successful fake PAT try.