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Explosive Salesian too much for CVC

FOR OCVARSITY.COM

LOS ANGELES - Salesian of Los Angeles entered the Northeast Division playoffs as the fourth seed, and it showed why Friday night, cruising to a 74-7 first-round victory over Capistrano Valley Christian at Salesian High.

Salesian (10-1) advances to play Bishop Union in next week’s second round and won home field by virtue of a coin flip. CVC ends with an 8-3 record.

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Quarterback Riley Babick led the CVC offense, completing 23 of 40 pass attempts for 225 yards and a touchdown. Babick’s most frequent target was Ben Sukut. who caught 13 passes for 172 yards and the lone touchdown.

The Mustangs defense intercepted Babick four times, returning two of them for touchdowns.

Rodney Carr rushed for a game-high 159 yards for Salesian, and quarterback Jihad Vercher had 123 yards rushing to go with 149 passing yards. Jermaine Kelly caught three passes for 42 yards and two touchdowns.

Salesian scoring three times in a 2:36 second span late in the first quarter thanks to a pair of interceptions by Kelly, one of which he returned 25 yards for a score. The Mustangs scored five more times in the second quarter, taking a 54-0 lead to halftime.

The Eagles finally got on the scoreboard in the third quarter when Babick hit Sukut along the right sideline for an 80-yard touchdown, cutting the Salesian lead to 60-7.


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