Fanview Lite: August 27, 2012

Cameryn Matthews making a play.

Kick it!

I’d be happy too if I was a Gabrielino fan…Peters to Matthews? Smells  like six to me.

A prominent area coach called me on Sunday night and said anyone saying Arcadia HC Chris Long doesn’t know what he’s doing, doesn’t know football. He went on to describe the Apaches loss to Rio Hondo Prep as the perfect storm of transition, injury, and an underrated opponent that everyone finally knows about.

First Add Baldwin Park: “I was disappointed we played a strong game until there was about five minutes to go,” said Baldwin Park HC Chris Williams about his team’s loss to El Monte on Friday night. The Braves led 41-30 deep into the contest. “Our defense got worn down, but I give a lot of credit to (Brandon) Martinez he made some good throws when he had to.”

Note to Sportswriters/Apologies to Los Altos HC Dale Ziola and Arroyo HC Jim Singiser: Never attempt to record an interview with a new APP on your IPhone that you haven’t become familiar with yourself…I pushed the wrong button before getting back to the office and lost both interviews.

Dyran Adams is now playing receiver for the Duarte Falcons, D-I linebacking prospect Denzel Talifero is running the show at quarterback.

Victor Ambruso became the third head coach in Mt. View history to win his first game (10-6 over Alhambra). Bill Thompson in 1991 was the last one to turn the trick. In 1986 Joe Dankert won his first game as HC. Both Thompson and Dankert picked up their victories against Pasadena Marshall.

Next Add Baldwin Park: “Mike (Moran) played awesome. He got a lot of reps as a sophomore and we were able to see his composure out there,” BP’s Williams says about his quarterback. “He’s just a warrior he made clutch throws when we needed it, but we need him to get down and stop taking hits.”

I know Peyton Manning has looked real good in preseason for the Denver Broncos, but don’t you think John Elway should have a better back up plan than Caleb Hannie? I mean ask the Chicago Bears how Hannie worked out after Jay Cutler went down in 2011.

Hannie was so effective Da Bears had to reach down into the high school coaching ranks for a passer.

It is a shame (guilty) that Rio Hondo Prep gets more credit and attention for beating a down Arcadia team than for going 13-1 last year and winning a CIF championship. Time for local media to make amends.

Last Add Baldwin Park: Williams was impressed with the play of Steven Trinidad (left tackle/nose tackle) and Alex Delgado (WR/Safety); “Those guys never came off the field and were great all night long…

Whittier Christian wide receiver Cody Bronkar turns 17 today.

Note to Village Christian: If you’re going to flip the switch on game location let us know…or don’t get mad at us for not giving you equal attention.

Former M-Town receiver Luke Williams is playing at UC Davis.

NorRock gets big games from Rashaad Penny (14-167-4Tds), Bryan Sullivan (11-119-2Tds), and Matt McAllister ((7-76-Td & 4.5 sacks). The Lancers readying to make some noise in the Suburban.

Last Note Duarte: Talik Mason could be on the verge of a special season.

The Dude abides…


Job 8: 8-9

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