On Sept. 26, Garden Grove raced out to a touchdown advantage early in its nonleague game against Katella.
The Knights responded with a a 30-yard Miguel Galindo field goal. That was the last time Katella or anybody else has scored on the Argonauts' defense, a string of 19 consecutive scoreless quarters and four straight shutouts.
The stingy defense has pushed Garden Grove to an 8-0 record overall with a 3-0 record in the Garden Grove League, where the Argounauts sit atop the standings.
The latest domination by the Argonauts was a 49-0 triumph against second-place Los Amigos. The closest margin of victory in the shutout streak was 42 points, which means a lot of non-starters have helped the keep the scoreless run alive.
"The backups and third-string guys are taking pride in making sure they tackle and run to the football," Garden Grove coach Willy Puga said. "We're substituting pretty quick on defense, so it's a lot of backups in the third and fourth quarter.Read the rest of this entry »