Sunday, June 15, 2014

Humphreys, Lowary Lead Mater Dei to Gunslinger Passing Title

Should they meet in December, you can probably expect Mater Dei and Westlake Village Oaks Christian to be just as entertaining as they were on Saturday.

The stakes were less than anything December may hold, but a championship was in the balance as Ben Humphreys made two plays in the final moments that led Mater Dei to a 36-30 overtime victory at the Gunslinger Passing Tournament.

Hosted by San Juan Hills, the tournament featured eight teams that put on a very competitive show, for the most part.

In the end, it was Jack Lowary passing to 27 yards to Jacob Welch before hitting Humphreys on the second offensive play in overtime, and then Humphreys defending a pass against Oaks Christian receiver Michael Pittman that gave the Monarchs the victory.

“I was very impressed with that Oaks Christian receiver,” Mater Dei coach Bruce Rollinson said of Pittman.

He might have also been impressed with Humphreys, who helped even the mismatch Pittman had on Mater Dei sophomore Jalen Cole on the game’s final play. Overtime provided both teams the opportunity to score from 40 yards with the winner being whoever advanced the ball farther, or whoever scored in fewer plays.

There were not many instances in the final where Lowary or Oaks quarterback Holden Thomas—who is fighting for a spot with Brandon Purdue—didn’t get their team into the end zone...

Saturday, May 10, 2014
2014 Mater Dei Football Summer Camp

Varsity Camp Begins: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Junior Varsity
Junior Varsity Camp Begins: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Frosh Player Orientation: Monday, June 16, 2014
Parent Athletic Training Meeting
: Monday, June 16, 2014
Frosh Parent Kick-off Night
: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Frosh Camp Begins
: Monday, June 23, 2014

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
2014 College Commitment

• Jonathan Lockett – USC
• Chase Forrest – Cal
• Johnnie Johnson – South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
• Alex McCutheon – Colorado Mesa University
• Sam Bush – Notre Dame
• Addison Ooms – Cal

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Mater Dei's Jonathan Lockett Commits To USC

Cornerback Jonathan Lockett of Santa Ana Mater Dei announced Wednesday night he has committed to USC. Lockett had been committed to Washington until Steve Sarkisian was named USC's coach.

He was the co-Trinity League player of the year with Jaleel Wadood of St. John Bosco who committed to UCLA on Tuesday.

Let the rivalry begin...

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