EC Preps

HIGHLANDERS ROLL UP VAQUEROS

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EAST COUNTY PREP FOOTBALL

By Adam Paul

La Mesa – The No. 3 Highlanders on senior night were able to make short work of the visiting El Capitan Vaqueros as the Highlights just kept on coming for Helix.

In the first half alone Carson Baker threw 5 touchdown strikes and Isaiah Wooden electrified again on returns.

Michael Shawcroft caught the first pass of the night for 11-yards from Baker to make it 7-0. Helix made it 10-0 on a 36-yard Field Goal by Keaton Chase.

The next score for the Highlanders came courtesy of Isaac Taylor-Stuart who rattled his way to the end zone for 46-yards to make it 17-0.

The Highlanders after one quarter of play led 24-0 as Baker threw another score just before the first period ended.

They would go on to score 20 more points in the second quarter. On the night Baker threw for 200 yards on 11 of 18 passing and the 5 scores.

Helix held El Capitan on defense as they only allowed the Vaqueros to garner about 5 yards in the first half from scrimmage.

The Vaqueros didn’t leave empty handed as Connor Roosa found Chase Lovato for a 30-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter to make it 44-7.

SCORE: Helix 58, El Capitan 7

RECORDS: Helix (6-1, 2-0) El Capitan (2-5, 0-2)

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