2019 Serra Padres Game Highlights & Features
12/7/2019 – Serra’s sophomores Hasan Mahasin and Dominique Lampkin scored two quick touchdowns in the first with a major turnover in between caused by 3-Star National Recruit and WSU commit Jackson Lataimua, to take a 14-0 lead.
San Joaquin Memorial answered right back with a 46-yard strike by QB Finn Collins to De’von King against the strong wind and rain to cut the lead in half. The Panthers narrowed the gap after a 26-yard Carlo Bravo field goal just before the half to make it 14-10. Perhaps the second biggest play of the game came in the last 16 seconds of the first half when Collins connected with Jalen McMillan in the end zone for a split second in the air but 2X GSF Game of the Week Playmaker and WCAL Kicker of the Year Damon Lewis who is also an excellent cornerback swatted the ball out of McMillan’s hands before he landed in the end zone.
Serra would go on to win the third quarter with a pick-6 by Terence Loville giving the Padres a 21-10 advantage that was enough to put the game out of reach. Loville also caught a third and long pass up the middle that kept Serra’s “championship drive” alive in the fourth capped off by a 3-yard TD run by Lataimua for the dagger.
The Padres won 28-18 and will play Corona Del Mar in the CIF Division 1-A Championship at Cerritos College next Saturday, their third appearance in the State Championships in four years.
GetSportsFocus Week #15 Game of the Week
Serra Padres vs Valley Christian Warriors
CCS Division I Championship
#3 Jackson Lataimua – RB/SS
GSF Game of the Week – MVP
Game-sealing INT late in the fourth that led to the go-ahead TD
Fumble recovery on defense, 4th & 4 fake FG conversion, ran for first downs multiple times on crucial situations
#40 Jerry Gaoteote – DE
GSF Game of the Week – Playmaker
Led the Padres defense who recorded multiple TFLs and sacks.
Momentum killing forced fumbles and a fumble recovery
Serra blanked VCHS once again this time to win the CCS D1 title,
their third in four years. MITT NorCal Super Linemen of the Month
Jerry Gaoteote led the defense that had several TFLs and sacks.
Jackson Lataimua was the game-changer with a late game INT.
The Padres will host the CIF D1-A NorCal Championship at home, Saturday 12/7, kickoff time is at noon.
11/23/2019 – Serra’s defense forced 5 total turnovers, earning their ticket to the CCS Division 1 Championship with a 27-14 victory over Wilcox.
Sophomore Hasan Mahasin scored two touchdowns using his speed and quickness after getting thru the Chargers front line.
The Padres will take on Valley Christian for the second time this season. They shutout the Warriors in regular season 10-0.
The CCS Division 1 Championship game will take place at Independence HS in San Jose, kickoff time is 8pm
11/16/2019 – Serra took on the Half Moon Bay Cougars in the first round of the CCS Division 1 playoffs on their home field Saturday afternoon. The Cougars impressively kept the Padres’ offense off the field for the entire first quarter and drove 80 yards to score on their first play from the three to start the second quarter. Half Moon Bay ran 23 total plays in their first drive and scored again on their next possession.
Serra finally got the offense going just before the half with QB Dominique Lampkin scoring on a 9-yard run to cut the lead in half 14-7 at intermission.
The Padres came out of the locker room and won the third scoring three unanswered touchdowns. Lampkin connected with Terence Loville with a 24-yard strike on 4th and 6. Loville also had a key interception in the third that led to a 9-yard TD run by sophomore Hassan Mahasin. Serra’s third touchdown of the game was ignited by a 4th and four play from their own 41 yard line. Damon Lewis faked a punt and threw a perfect pass to TE Christian Pedersen who was all alone along the Padres’ side line. Nate Sanchez took the wildcat snap afterwards and gave Serra a 28-14 lead.
Sanchez added another score with a pick-6 in the fourth quarter and with less than three minutes left in the game, Mahasin took an out pass and used his speed to score his second TD of the game. Final score: 42-14 Serra, they will host Wilcox who beat M-A in overtime 42-35, next week for the CCS Semifinals.
11/9/2019 – St. Ignatius defeated the previously undefeated Serra Padres for the first time in 6 years to take a share of the WCAL title along with Valley Christian.
The Wildcats also defeated the St. Francis Lancers for the first time since 2012 earlier this year.
With 1:20 left in the game, Serra QB Dominique Lampkin connected with Terence Loville for a 6 yard TD. The extra point kick was good but a penalty at the end of the kick gave the Padres an opportunity to redo the extra point close to the goal line and they went for it.
But the SI defense, stopped the Padres short of the goal line to seal the victory.
QB Teddye Buchanan led the Wildcats offense completing 19/24 passes for 175 yards and two TDs to his favorite receiver Danny Ryan.
SI will host Mitty next week in the first round of the CCS Division I playoffs while Serra hosts Half Moon Bay, an undefeated team seeded #8 in the bracket.
GetSportsFocus Week #11 Game of the Week
presented by: GSF 5-Star 7v7
Valley Christian Warriors vs Serra Padres
#27 Nusi Malani – DE
4 TACKLES • 5 QB HURRIES • 1 SACK
DOUBLED AND TRIPLED TEAM MOST OF THE GAME
GSF Game of the Week – MVP
#5 Damon Lewis – K/CB
GAME-CHANGING INT THAT LED TO A SCORE
32-YARD FG • TWO TOUCHBACKS ON KICKOFF
GSF Game of the Week – Playmaker
11/2/2019 – Four-year varsity player Damon Lewis’ game-changing INT and 32 yard FG gave the Padres a 10-0 lead late in the game. But it was the defense that shut down the high scoring VC offense led by 3-star DE Nusi Malani who had 4 tackles and a sack. Sophomore QB Dominique Lampkin took charge under center in place of Serra’s injured star QB Daylin McLemore. Lampkin shined for the most part with his elusiveness and he also completed a few short passes that kept the chains moving. He turned the ball over twice but the defense bailed him out of the jam. The Padres defense gave up less than 100 yards of offense to a Warriors team that is use to dominating their opponent with at least 35 points.
10/26/2019 – The Serra Padres took care of business Saturday afternoon with a 35-7 win over Sacred Heart Cathedral. But they also suffered a devastating loss when star QB Daylin McLemore went down after a routine run up the middle and fractured his collarbone.
Second string QB Dominique Lampkin took over under center and led the Padres the rest of the way. Lampkin scored twice on the ground and threw a touchdown pass to Nate Sanchez to start the second quarter.
With the big showdown coming up this Saturday against league rival Valley Christian, it will be interesting to see how the Padres will respond to loosing one of their team captain.
Winless Sacred Heart Cathedral ended a 14 quarter drought when QB Cian Dowling threw an up for grabs pass for a TD to Tyrice Ivy Jr. to avoid the shutout. The Fightin’ Irish will take on Bellarmine at Kezar Stadium this Friday night.
10/19/2019 – The Serra defense forced two early turnovers that led to scores made it difficult for the Lancers to keep up the rest of the way. A third TD before the half seemed to put the game out of reach but St. Francis fought back. With 24 seconds left in the first half, QB Ryan Daly threw a floater to the right side ended up in Joey Schott’s hands cutting the lead 21-7.
Last year, the Lancers dominated the Padres in regular season and in the CCS Semifinals but not this year. Serra came in focused like they have each week so far. QB Daylin McLemore led the offense with three touchdown passes in the first half. He went 8/8 for 193 yards in the first half to go along with his three touchdowns.
St. Francis struggled in the run game, their bread and butter, due to Serra’s stingy defensive front led by 3-star national recruit Nusi Malani. With the defensive line’s aggressiveness, especially early in the game, the secondary end up with three take aways which led to scores.
Vince Poni contributed on the ground, rushing for two touchdowns with the second one being the dagger that put the game out of reach.
Nate Sanchez caught is thirteenth and fourteenth touchdowns of the year so far.
Terence Loville made his contribution on offense and defense scoring a 50-yard TD reception and intercepting the first turnover for Serra.
With the win, Serra improves to 7-0 while the Lancers dropped to 2-5 with three regular season games left.
GetSportsFocus Week #8 Game of the Week
presented by: GSF 5-Star 7v7
Serra Padres vs Mitty Monarchs
#2 Daylin McLemore – QB
17/21 • 198 YDS • TD // 41 RUSH YARDS
GSF Game of the Week – MVP
#5 Damon Lewis – K/CB
GAME-CHANGING FORCED FUMBLE AND FUMBLE RECOVERY
MULTIPLE TOUCHBACKS ON KICK OFF
GSF Game of the Week – Playmaker
#4 Nate Sanchez – RB/FS
TWO TOUCHDOWNS // OVER 100+ APY
GSF Game of the Week – Playmaker
10/13/2019 – The Serra Padres remain unbeaten but was challenged big time by the visiting Mitty Monarchs. In front of a sold out homecoming crowd at Brady Family Stadium, Serra fell behind after Mitty ran a trick play to score the first TD of the game. After a 7-7 first quarter, the Monarchs again scored two quick TDs one of which was a forced fumble strip TD by junior Zach Tabangcura. QB Shamir Bey followed it up with a quick strike TD pass to Raymello Murphy who caught the ball up the middle and ran it in for a score to make is 21-7.
Serra regrouped, and score twice before the end of the half thanks to some outstanding plays by QB Daylin McLemore and his WR Terence Loville. Loville made an SC Top 10 like catch in the endzone that caused the Serra side to erupt. “Mr. Reliable” Nate Sanchez would score just before the half as well as in the third to put the Padres up for good. Sanchez also made multiple big plays on defense and special teams to earn him the GSF Game of the Week Playmaker award.
The game-changer happened mid third when Mitty threw a deep pass that was caught by Murphy up the middle. But CB Damon Lewis caught up to the ball carries and punched the ball out and eventually recovered the loose ball for Serra. That let to Serra’s fifth TD by sophomore Hassan Mahasin.
Mitty added a TD with a minute left in the game but failed to recover the onside kick.
McLemore earned himself the GSF Game of the Week MVP completing 17 of 21 passes for 198 yards and a TD. He also had 41 yards rushing and zero turnovers.
Mitty dropped to 4-2, 2-1 while the Padres remain undefeated heading in to another Friday night showdown against St. Francis.
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Super Linemen of the Week@PadreAthletics DE Jerry Gaoteote
7 Tackles • 3 Sacks • 4 QB Pressures
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10/11/2019 GetSportsFocus Week #8 Game of the Week presented by: GSF 5-Star 7v7 Serra Padres vs Mitty Monarchs #2 Daylin McLemore – QB 17/21 • 198 YDS • TD // 41 RUSH YARDS GSF Game of the Week – MVP #5 Damon Lewis – K/CB GAME-CHANGING FORCED FUMBLE AND FUMBLE RECOVERY MULTIPLE TOUCHBACKS ON KICK OFF GSF Game of the Week – Playmaker #4 Nate Sanchez – RB/FS TWO TOUCHDOWNS // OVER 100+ APY GSF Game of the Week – Playmaker The Serra Padres remain unbeaten but was challenged big time by the visiting Mitty Monarchs. In front of a sold out homecoming crowd at Brady Family Stadium, Serra fell behind after Mitty ran a trick play to score the first TD of the game. After a 7-7 first quarter, the Monarchs again scored two quick TDs one of which was a forced fumble strip TD by junior Zach Tabangcura. QB Shamir Bey followed it up with a quick strike TD pass to Raymello Murphy who caught the ball up the middle and ran it in for a score to make is 21-7. Serra regrouped, and score twice before the end of the half thanks to some outstanding plays by QB Daylin McLemore and his WR Terence Loville. Loville made an SC Top 10 like catch in the endzone that caused the Serra side to erupt. “Mr. Reliable” Nate Sanchez would score just before the half as well as in the third to put the Padres up for good. Sanchez also made multiple big plays on defense and special teams to earn him the GSF Game of the Week Playmaker award. The game-changer happened mid third when Mitty threw a deep pass that was caught by Murphy up the middle. But CB Damon Lewis caught up to the ball carries and punched the ball out and eventually recovered the loose ball for Serra. That let to Serra’s fifth TD by sophomore Hassan Mahasin. Mitty added a TD with a minute left in the game but failed to recover the onside kick. McLemore earned himself the GSF Game of the Week MVP completing 17 of 21 passes for 198 yards and a TD. He also had 41 yards rushing and zero turnovers. Mitty dropped to 4-2, 2-1 while the Padres remain undefeated heading in to another Friday night showdown against St. Francis. 10/6/2019 #1 Terence Loville – WR/CB Serra Padres GetSportsFocus Game-Changer Exclusive + Serra vs BCP Highlights by: Madyson Montoya Senior Terence Loville is a triple threat being a standout player on offense, defense and special teams. Wearing number one is no coincidence for Loville. Football didn’t even become a serious sport for the three position athlete until his freshman year. He was a part of the 2017 State Championship team when he was a sophomore, but he was able to learn from that teams struggles and work just as hard as them throughout the next two years. Loville continues to have outstanding performances at each game this season and with five regular season games left, he does not plan on slowing down any time soon. His experience with KT Prep 7v7 has improved his game immensely. The senior has big plans for the future as he already has offers from Air Force and New Mexico. College football is definitely Loville’s future, but for now he is focusing week by week on how to prepare for Serra’s next opponent. With four touchdown receptions, a pair of interceptions and a kick off return for a score, Loville has stepped up as a leader for his team and is a team captain for the Padres. Week 6 brings up homecoming for Serra(5-0) against Mitty(4-1) under the lights at the Brady Family Stadium. by: Madyson Montoya Christian Pedersen is one of the young, hidden gems on the Serra Padres’ roster this year. Entering his second varsity season, the 6’4″, 220 LB blocking tight end and defensive end is looking to make his mark patiently behind 3-star national recruit senior Nusi Malani. Serra is loaded with playmakers this year on offense and defense but as the season progresses, the Padres will, sooner or later, start utilizing the route running and catching ability of their junior talent. Pedersen holds a solid 3.4 GPA and wants to get into sports medicine or broadcasting someday after an NFL career. Serra’s been pumping out D1 talents in the past five seasons and Pedersen intends to be one of those stars to come out of the program. With the 2019 season halfway over and the games about to intensify against tougher opponents and the playoffs, Pedersen is ready to produce some major contribution for his squad wherever they need him to step up.
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9/30/2019 – The Riordan Crusaders hosted the Serra Padres for the annual John Baxter Trophy game, dedicated to the late coach who spent 17 years coaching between Serra and Riordan. The last time Riordan won against Serra was in 2015 in a record setting, 66-45 game at CCSF. Coming in at 3-0, the Padres picked up right where they left off scoring 27 points in the first half and two more touchdowns in the third. But the Padres had trouble stopping the Crusaders’ run game in the first. In fact, Riordan’s defense managed to hold off Serra’s offense in the first quarter. All of the Padres’ touchdowns came in the second and third. Daylin McLemore was once again outstanding scoring on two long runs for the Padres plus a short 5 yard TD in the second.
Nate Sanchez had the longest touchdown of the night when he took an outlet pass from McLemore for an 84 yard catch and run. McLemore finished the night with completing four out of 7 pass attempts for 128 yards and a TD. He was the leading rusher for the Padres with 165 yards on 8 carries and three touchdowns.
The defense was led by 3-Star national recruit Nusi Malani who recovered a fumble that led to Mclemore’s short TD run, Serra’s second of the game. Malani had 7 total tackles including a tackle for loss.
Serra improved to 4-0 after shutting out Riordan 41-0. They will take on the 1-3 Bellarmine College Prep at San Jose City College this Friday night.
9/15/2019 – by: Madyson Montoya
Serra Padres’ senior slot receiver and safety, Nate Sanchez, has made quite an impression for his last high school season. He has managed to score 9 touchdowns in just three games. Starting off the season 3-0, Sanchez and his team could achieve a perfect record with the right focus. Sanchez is a big team guy and gives credit where credit is due to his fellow teammates. The two way player has a full plate balancing school, football and track. Serra Padres won the state title in 2017 back when Sanchez was a sophomore, and his busy schedule will not be getting in the way of winning another one this season. Sanchez is currently offered by two schools: College of Idaho and San Diego, and is ready for his recruiting process to take off.
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9/6/2019 – The Serra Padres defense gave up 8 total M-A offensive yards in the first half and limited 5-star WR Troy Franklin to just 60 receiving yards. Senior Nate Sanchez stole the show at Levi’s Stadium with 5 total touchdowns for Serra. Sanchez had three rushing touchdowns and two touchdown receptions. The turning point of the game came towards the end of the third quarter when the Padres stopped M-A at their own three yard line on fourth and one. Serra then drove down field for 98 yards, on 13 plays capped off by Sanchez’s fourth TD of the night stretching the lead 31-6. Each team scored one more touchdowns before time ran out making the final score 38 to 13 Serra with the win.
#GSF360 @serrapadresfb After dominating Pitt 58-21, @serrapadresfb is ready for their next challenge… M-A Bears at Levi’s Stadium, Friday 7:30pm@PadreAthletics @coachwalsh20 @WCALSports @GSF7v7Tourney pic.twitter.com/ATLV2beD0G — GetSportsFocus (@GetSportsFocus) September 6, 2019
Serra Padres vs Pittsburg Pirates Game Highlights
8/31/2019 – QB Daylin McLemore completed 9 out of 12 pass attempts for 237 yards and four touchdowns.
WR Terence Loville and running backs Vince Poni and Hasan Mahasin each scored a pair of touchdowns as well. Loville, a two way starter also intercepted a pass in the third quarter that led to McLemore’s fourth TD of the game to junior TE Christian Pedersen. After the Pirates drove down 80 yards to even out the score, 7-7 in the first quarter, Loville took the ensuing kick off 94 yards for a score and the Padres never looked back after that.
The turning point of the game came in the second quarter when LB William Mauer recored back-to-back TFLs for the Padres putting a permanent halt to Pittsburg’s chance to catch up. A last second effort by the Pirates before the half resulted in a Jerry Johnson to Rashid Williams’ touchdown that narrowed the gap 35-21. That was the last time Pitt saw the end zone because it was all Serra’s defense after that. The three TDs in the second half including a safety by the Padres’ second team were just bonus points for a team determined to make a major run for State this season.
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