Mary Star High Football Closes 2012 With Another Thrilling Win

Consider the dreadful 0-10 season of 2011 for Mary Star High football is now officially in the 'past tense'.

The Stars are slowly, but surely, back on track.

With their 28-21 nonleague season finale at Xavier Prep of Palm Springs, Mary Star is officially bound for the CIF-Southern Section Northwest Division playoffs.

When the 2012 season began, Mary Star lost their first four games which made their long-suffering losing streak at 15 games, but the Stars (4-5) would finally end that skid on September 28 with a come-from-behind 20-19 win at Verbum Dei of Los Angeles, and would never look back.

Senior running back Shane Nunez would get the wheels turning in the right direction with a 66-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, then a short one-yard sneak by senior quarterback Jeremy Atencio and a 12-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Tyler Sestich to senior RB/LB Jake Tedesco would pace the Stars to a 20-0 halftime lead.

Xavier Prep (1-9) would mount a charge late, but Sestich's one-yard touchdown sneak in the fourth quarter was enough to seal the deal for Mary Star, who placed third in the Del Rey League behind champion La Salle of Pasadena and runner-up Bishop Montgomery of Torrance.

Mary Star would pile up over 400 yards rushing against Xavier Prep. Not a bad feat considering the Stars were coming off a bye week. The Stars also posted Del Rey League wins over Cantwell Sacred Heart of Montebello and Bosco Tech of Rosemead to close out the 2012 season with four wins in their last five games.

CIF-Southern Section Northwest Division playoff pairings will be announced on Sunday.

Views: 153

Tags: 2012, Football, High, Mary, Of, School, Sea, Star, The

Comment

You need to be a member of San Pedro News Pilot to add comments!

Join San Pedro News Pilot

Call (323) 200-9052 to learn more or click here to send an email.

San Pedro Weather

San Pedro News Pilot by email - sign up!

Delivered by FeedBurner

What is the SanPedroNewsPilot.com?

The SanPedroNewsPilot.com is the social network and information outlet for San Pedro.

Want to keep up with the news in San Pedro, become a member.


 

Membership has its privileges!

• Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.
• Have a show or attending a benefit? Put it on the calendar.
• Got video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of the new storefront or the school play? Upload them.

Latest Activity

Heather Caine posted events
3 hours ago
Profile IconSan Pedro News Pilot via Facebook
Thumbnail

Sestra

sanpedronewspilot.com

SESTRA: Singers.Songwriters.Sisters Stephanie Podolak and Carolyn Snell, recently completed recording their debut album “SESTRA, Actions Speak Louder” with Gra…

Facebook3 hours ago · Reply
Winnie (Budrovic) Peric updated their profile
10 hours ago

Sports Editor
Jamaal Kellen Street's event was featured

POLA vs. Mary Star Girls Volleyball at Mary Star Of The Sea High School

September 23, 2014 from 5pm to 7pm
Intersectional MatchSee More
yesterday
Heather Caine's 2 events were featured
yesterday
Marlene Bauman's blog post was featured

Seaside Studios San Pedro - upcoming classes & events

Upcoming events include:Studio time and hand building ceramic classes for adults are resuming mid September on Monday evenings with Regina Fernandez!Ongoing wire wrap and beading classes with Gayle Fleury will continue beginning of September on Saturday mornings from 10-12 noon. For more information send us a private message on Facebook ... Or call Regina at 562-673-7660 or Gayle at 310-221-2914Parents of Home School children between the ages of 7 & 13 yrs old. ... We will have a free…See More
yesterday

Sports Editor
Jamaal Kellen Street's blog post was featured

SPHS Girls Volleyball Emphatically Notches First Win Of 2014

Monday left a sour taste in the mouths of the San Pedro High girls volleyball team as they were outclassed in four sets by Elizabeth Learning Center of Cudahy in their 2014 season opener. That also left the Pirates with one course of action.Take it out on the next team that dared face them.And so it goes, the host Pirates stormed…See More
yesterday
Profile IconKelly MacGaunn, Therese (Terri) Accetta and Shana joined San Pedro News Pilot
yesterday

© 2014   Created by San Pedro News Pilot.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service