Tag Archives: El Monte Football

2019 Mid Valley Player of the Year: Davon Booth – El Monte

Like our selection for Coach of the Year we had to really rack our brains to come up with our Player of the Year. It took us all of about…two seconds.

2019 Mid Valley Coach of the Year: Jesse Ceniceros – El Monte

Man, this was a tough decision. Jesse Ceniceros led El Monte to an undefeated record, a Division 12 CIF title and ultimately a State title which was won on the California-Oregon border. Yeah, real tough.

The Peterson Principle: 12/21/2019

By Tim Peterson After all of the celebrating is done, the final award has been passed out and the last chapter has been written on El Monte’s remarkable 2019 season, the question on everybody’s mind will be who’s next?

Lions Finish Perfect Season, Capture State Title 32-7

By Rich Whittington (Crescent City, CA) The El Monte Lions completed their quest for a perfect season Saturday evening, running their way to a 16-0 record, and capturing the CIF Division 5-AA State Championship by defeating the host Del Norte Warriors, 32-7, in front of a sellout crowd at Del Norte’s Mike Whalen Field.

El Monte Captures State Title

By Rich Whittington (Crescent City) – Davon Booth scored four touchdowns to lead El Monte to a 32-7 win over Del Norte to win the Division 5-AA State championship Saturday night in Crescent City. The Lions got rolling early on a 52-yard touchdown run by Booth on the second play of the game, led 18-0 […]

Going Gonzo

By Alex Gonzalez After watching El Monte punch their ticket to play for a state title Friday night, the biggest thing that I took away from it was there is no team in the San Gabriel Valley that has more heart than the Lions of El Monte.

El Monte-Serra Set for State

El Monte vs. Serra at El Monte High School Friday Night https://gofan.co/app/school/CIF

CIF Playoff Pairings: State Bowls

CIF Playoff Pairings: State Bowls

It’s Official: El Monte CIF Champs

By Tim Peterson (El Monte)-After a complete review of the Adelanto-Orange Vista brawl Friday night CIF has declared the game a double forfeit and confirmed that El Monte, by virtue of its 22-15 win over Jurupa Hills, is the Division 12 Champion.

Lions Capture Griffin Bowl Title in Perfect Fashion, 45-14

By Rich Whittington (South El Monte) – The El Monte Lions continued their “Run to Perfection” Thursday evening, as they torched the host South El Monte Eagles, 45-14, in front of a partisan El Monte crowd at South El Monte High School.