After loss to Royals, Eagles will face Pirates on Friday
Mission Prep 19, Templeton 14
–The Templeton High School varsity players traveled to San Luis Obispo last Friday to do battle with Mission Prep for the first Northern League game of the season in a game that had the Royals outlasting the Eagles, 19-14.
Nate Avery topped the Eagles, rushing with nine carries for 52 yards and a total of 144 yards, while Matteo D’Alfanso led the Eagles with eight catches for 98 yards and a touchdown.
Quarterback Jordan Bernal had 16 passes for a total of 229 yards and a touchdown, with Angel Avelar successfully kicking in both extra points for Templeton (4-3).
It was a tough battle, with both teams fighting strong until the very end, but Mission Prep (4-2) secured the close win for their home crowd with a final score of 19-14.
The Eagles are back on the road again this Friday, Oct. 16 to challenge the Pirates at 7 p.m. in Morro Bay; JV at 4 p.m. Mission Prep has a non-conference game in Fillmore against the Flashes (0-6) on Friday at 7:30 p.m.