Eagles 55 - Corona del Mar 27

MISSION VIEJO, CA., November 14, 1996 – The Eagles capped a perfect league season with a rout of Corona del Mar at Saddleback College. SM scored on a 3 of their first 4 plays, and Jesse Wyatt’s interception return gave the Eagles a 28-0 lead early in the second quarter. Billy Newman again had a big night while only playing half of the game. Newman touched the ball 9 times, scored 4 TDs and gained 200 yards. The Eagles finished the regular season at 9-1 and 5-0 in league. The team finished ranked third in the Orange County Sportswriters Poll and third in Division V.

By Adrian Peters
Sports Information Director