On a perfect evening for high school football at Cap Sheue Field in Huntington Beach, CA, the Huntington Beach Oilers took on the Mayfair Monsoons. It was an action-packed game filled with exciting plays and thrilling moments.
The Oilers started the game off strong in the 1st Quarter with a handoff to Tyler Young, who punched it in for a touchdown, giving Huntington Beach an early lead of 6-0. However, Mayfair quickly capitalized on a Huntington Beach mistake in the 2nd quarter, with Jeremiah Calvin connecting with Ryan Heredia for a touchdown, putting Mayfair in the lead 7-6.
Mayfair continued their momentum and extended their lead with another touchdown from Calvin to Chaz Gilbreath. But the Oilers’ freshman quarterback, Brady Edmunds, settled in and showcased his skills by throwing an 8-yard touchdown pass to Musashi Ray in the 2nd quarter.
Heading into the second half, the Huntington Beach Oilers quickly found their rhythm. Edmunds connected with Hunter Gray for a touchdown, putting the Oilers back in control with a score of 20-14. They didn’t stop there, as Tyler Young added another rushing touchdown to extend their lead.
Mayfair fought back with a rushing touchdown by Ryan Heredia, showing their determination to stay in the game. However, the Oilers knew they had to secure the victory in the 4th quarter. Edmunds made a crucial pass to Troy Foster for a touchdown, and the defense stepped up with a game-changing fumble recovery by Chase Paz.
With their season opener win against Mayfair, the Huntington Beach Oilers, ranked number 71 in the Southern Section, are now looking forward to their next one. They will face off against Trabuco Hills, who are ranked 73 in the Southern Section, next Thursday at 7 pm in what promises to be an Orange County Showdown.