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WCAL | Saint Francis vs Mitty

Posted November 8, 2015 by in
GetSportsFocus is presented by: Dr. Arthur J. Ting, MD – Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery

GetSportsFocus is presented by: Dr. Arthur J. Ting, MD - Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery

by: Edwin Wise

The St. Francis Lancers kept their WCAL title hopes alive has they escaped “The Pit” with another thrilling victory by a score of 14-13.

The Lancers did not score a point until essentially the end of the third quarter. Running back Cyrus Habibi-Likio rushed for a 19 yard touchdown with just six seconds remaining before the fourth. The Lancers top dog in the backfield was held mostly in check before the Monarchs defense began to crack. He’d finish with 69 yards on 14 carries and one touchdown. Fellow running back, Lutoviko Ahoia, had a solid night slowly moving the chains, tallying up 84 yards on 19 carries.

Mitty appeared to be in control, albeit slightly in terms of points in the first half. The Monarchs led 6-0 at intermission, however, starting quarterback Sam Serra would injury his right shoulder just before halftime and would not return. Serra was part of a solid rushing committee that was led by running back Blake Flovin who carried the ball 12 times for 69 yards and a touchdown. Flovin actually gave the Monarchs a 13 point lead in the third, but Mitty would then lose defensive lineman Jacob Martinez to a foot injury for the rest of the game. Fittingly enough, that same quarter the Lancers would begin to break through.

The comeback would be topped off by an impressive drive late in the fourth, led by the Lancers QB Kamalii Akina. Despite only completing seven of 12 passes, Akina made them all count. None of them being any bigger than a gorgeous 24 yard TD pass to Bennet Williams; over the shoulder and just unstoppable to defend, while only leaving 46 seconds left on the clock.

St. Francis (8-1, 5-1) will conclude its regular season up in “The City” against Riordan (7-2, 4-2) with hopes of getting sole possession of the WCAL title, if Bellarmine loses its regular season finale.

As for Mitty (5-4, 2-4), they hope to end their regular season on a high note and prove they still deserve a spot in the CCS when they visit Sacred Heart Cathedral (1-8, 0-6).

About the Author

Edwin Wise

Edwin Wise is the Lead Sports Entertainment host for GSF, as well as a Co-Host for the San Francisco Giants official live pre-game web show called SFG Live. In addition to SFG Live, he is also a part-time in-game host for the Giants. A graduate from San Jose State University, "Edubb" majored in Broadcast Journalism and has a huge passion for sports. A former high school baseball player at Prospect High School, Edwin is a self proclaimed student of the game. The San Jose native joined the GSF crew in the Fall of 2013 and has expanded his repertoire by shooting, writing, voicing and hosting several GSF features, highlights and segments like "GSFWeekly" and "GSF360." As loyal as they come, Edubb is committed to the #gsfTAKEOVER!!!


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