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Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 56 - Murietta Valley 59
The Eagles (7-4) amassed 714 total yards of offense but finish the regular season losing in the first round of the Division 1 playoffs. RB Chad Magyar rushed 23 times for 208 yards and 3 TDs. QB Josiah Norwood completed 22/28 passes for 242 yards and 1 passing TD as well as rushing 11 times for 126 yards and 1 rushing TD. WR Malone Mataele rushed 11 times for 61 yards and 3 TDs. He also caught 6 passes for 77 yards and scored on a 2pt conversion.

Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles end the regular season ranked #9 in the state & #14 in the national rankings.
The Eagles (7-3, 3-2) finish the regular season ranked #9 in state by Cal-Hi Sports. They enter the playoffs ranked #14 in the nation byMaxPreps.

Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 38 – Orange Lutheran 31
The Eagles (7-3, 3-2) beat the Orange Lutheran Lancers (5-5, 0-5) to take 3rd in the Trinity league and qualify for the D1 Playoffs. QB Josiah Norwood completed 13/17 for 168 yards 1 TD. Josiah also ran 9 times for 116 yards and 3 TDs. RB Chad Magyar rushed 28 times for 182 yards and 1 TD. WR Malone Mataele caught 5 passes for 61 yards. LB Caden Fitch collected 12 tackles (2 solo/10 ast.) and 1 sack.

Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 35 – JSerra 35
The Eagles (6-3) score a TD and go for 2 pts with 30 seconds left to beat the JSerra Lions (7-2). RB Chad Magyar rushed 24 times for 227 yards and 2 TDs. WR Malone Mataele caught 3 passes for 115 yards and 1 TD. TE Jake Peters caught the game winning 2 point conversion. LB Caden Fitch led the defense with 11 tackles (6 solo/5 asst.). LB Sean Toohey collected 7 tackles and 1 sack.

Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 38 – St. John Bosco 40
The Eagles (5-3) lost a close game to the St. John Bosco Braves (6-2). RB Chad Magyar rushed 10 times for 17 yards and 1 TD while also catching 9 passes for 136 yards. QB Josiah Norwood was 18/27 for 225 yards 2TDs and 2 INT while also rushing 20 times for 97 yards and 1 TD. On Defense LB Caden Fitch collected 16 total tackles (3/13). DE John McCartan collected 5 tackles, 1 forced fumble and 1.5 sacks.

Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 51 – Servite 28
The Eagles (5-2) beat the Servite Friars (5-2). QB Josiah Norwood completed 21/27 passes for 278 yards and 2 TDs, and rushed 8 times for 119 yards and 1 TD. RB Chad Magyar rushed 24 times for 109 yards, caught 7 receptions for 102 yards and 4 total TDs (2 run, 2 rec). Defensively LB Caden Fitch collected 5 solo and 6 assisted tackles, 1 sack and 1 TFL.

Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 35 – Mater Dei 70
The Eagles (4-2) lose to the Mater Dei Monarchs (6-0) who are currently ranked #1 in the nation. QB Josiah Norwood completed 15/24 passes for 271 yards and 3 TDs. WR Jake Ebach grabbed 5 receptions for 113 yards and 1TD. RB Chad Magyar rushed 14 times for 90 yards and 2 TDs. DB Blake Bianchini collected 5 solo tackles, 4 assisted tackles and 2 pass defenses.

Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 23 – Mission Viejo 28
The Eagles (4-1) lose to the Mission Viejo Diablos (5-0). QB Josiah Norwood was completed 11/19 passes for 89 yards and ran 17 times for 162 yards and 2 TDs. RB Chad Magyar rushed 19 times for 112 yards and 1 TD. DL Alex Kilander racked up 4 solo tackles, 7 Assisted tackles, 1 TFL and .5 sack. LB Caden Fitch had 1 Solo Tackle, 9 Assisted tackles and 1 TFL.

Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 49 – Mayfair 3
The Eagles (4-0) beat the Mayfair Monsoons (3-1). RB Chad Magyar rushed 18 times for 195 yards and 3 TDs. QB Josiah Norwood was 15/24 for 246 yards and 1TD. RB/WR Malone Mataele scored 2TDs rushing.

Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 61 – Alemany 7
The Eagles (3-0) beat the Alemany Warriors (1-2). TE/DE John McCartan forced 2 fumbles. DT Alex Kilander collected 4 tackles, 2 fumble recoveries and a sack. RB Chad Magyar ran 12 times for 156 yards, 2 rushing TDs and 1 recieving TD. RB Jake Thomas had 8 rushes for 124 yards and 2 TDs. K Dylan Brady booted a 55 yard FG setting a new SMCHS school record. The previous record was 49 yards by Rob Maniaci against Foothill in 2007.
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Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 35 – Loyola 0
The Eagles (2-0) beat the Loyola Cubs (0-2). RB Chad Magyar rushed 14 times for 100 yards with 1 rushing TD and 1 receiving TD. QB Josiah Norwood started the game 10/10 passing. He finished the game 13/21 for 158 yards and 2 TDs.
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Santa Margarita Eagles Football Eagles 56 – Downey 0
The Eagles (1-0) beat the Downey Vikings (0-1). QB Josiah Norwood was 19/27 for 228 yards, 1 Int & 4 TDs. RB Chad Magyar rushed 12 times for 113 yards and 3 TDs with 5 catches for 66 yards. ATH Malone Mataele totalled 193 All-Purpose yards with 4 rushes for 53 yards, 5 catches for 48 yards and 2 TDs & 92 yards in return yards.
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