St. Vincent made another strong statement for one of the top spots in the upcoming North Coast Section football playoffs in Division VII with a dominating 34-6 win over Harker in San Jose on Saturday night.
The Mustangs disappointed a festive homecoming crowd by outplaying the Eagles in all phases of the game to secure their first win in the current series between the two private schools, both playing a freelance schedule. It was the fifth win succession for St. Vincent, now 7-1 for the season.
After the Mustangs were gifted a two-point safety on a bad snap from center on the first Harker series, the guests went right to work with an 80-yard march to score a touchdown on their first ball possession. Three long runs from scrimmage, including a 35-yarder by freshman Kai Hall, pushed the ball deep into Harker territory. The twisting style of Hall broke several Eagle tackles along the way.
Quarterback Jacob Porteous then found...