Eagles 31 - Tustin 0

TUSTIN, CA., December 7, 1996 – Going into the Division V semi-final, the Tustin Tillers had set the Orange county scoring record and were coming off a 60 point performance. The Eagles came in with some pretty impressive games defensively during the season, but this game meant everything. When it was all over, SM had shut out theTillers while racing to a 31-0 victory to put them in the CIF Final. The most any Tustin back rushed for was 38 yards, while billy Newman returned to gain 211 yards and 4 touchdowns. Newman’s 3rd score in the 2nd quarter gave SM a 21-0 lead going in at half and Tustin never threatened after that.

By Adrian Peters
Sports Information Director