Varsity Boys Football

Menlo-Atherton 43, El Camino 7

Date of competition: Friday, September 2, 2011

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Menlo-Atherton played its first night game under its new permanent lights and rolled to a 43-7 nonleague football victory over El Camino on ?Friday night.

Quarterback Willy Fonua threw for three touchdowns and Cameron Moody returned a kickoff 90 yards to highlight the offensive explosion for the Bears. Moody added a 24-yard TD run and one from a yard out that gave M-A its final margin of victory.

Taylor Mashack added a 60-yard TD run in the first quarter to help spark the Bears to 22 points in the opening period. He finished with 71 rushing yards on just three carries to lead the Bears to 211 yards on the ground. Blake Olsen caught a 40-yard scoring pass from Fonua, who also tossed a three-yard TD pass to Richard Cornew.

El Camino 7 0 0 0 -- 7
Menlo-Atherton 22 0 21 0 -- 43
M-A -- Perkins 28 pass from Fonua (Falkenhagen kick)
M-A -- Mashack 60 run (Falkenhagen run)
EC -- Peluso 30 run (Medina kick)
M-A -- Moody 90 kick return (Falkenhagen kick)
M-A -- Cornew 3 pass from Fonua (Falkenhagen kick)
M-A -- Olsen 40 pass from Fonua (Falkenhagen kick)
M-A -- Moody 1 run (Falkenhagen kick)
El Camino, Peluso 20-99, Samson 12-34, Goumenidis 2-2, Mathiesen 4-(minus 12). M-A, Mashack 3-71, Moody 5-48, Klein 5-44, Gaddis 4-21, Teu 2-19, Williams 1-6, Solorio 1-4, Washington Jr. 2-1, Fonua 1-(minus 3). Totals: El Camino 38-123; Menlo-Atherton 24-211.
PASSING: El Camino, Mathiesen 10-23-0 59; M-A, Fonua 5-9-0 107.
RECEIVING: El Camino, Maranan 4-41, Samson 3-4, Peluso 2-7, Francesconi 1-7. M-A, Cornew 2-33, Olsen 1-40, Perkins 1-28, Klein 1-6. Totals: El Camino 10-59; Menlo-Atherton 5-107.
Records: El Camino 0-1; Menlo-Atherton 1-0

posted by Palo Alto Online on Sep 3, 2011 at 9:23 am

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