Lancers’ mistakes cost game

first_img The first Braves score came on an Andrew Aguila 33-yard field goal after Bishop Amat’s Victor Valdez was unable to catch a snap. Once he regained possession, he was only able to connect for a 9-yard punt. Bishop Amat (4-2) threatened to score on its next possession from the St. John Bosco 19-yard line. Quarterback Daniel Robles threw a pass into the end zone, only to have the pass intercepted, stopping the 61-yard Lancers drive. BELLFLOWER — The Bishop Amat High School football team fell to host St. John Bosco 20-10 in its Serra League opener Friday night, 20-10. Two interceptions and a pair of poor snaps on special teams contributed to the Lancers’ loss, as St. John Bosco (3-3) capitalized on the mistakes. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week The Lancers were able to tie the score 3-3 in the third quarter when a 46-yard field goal by Jeremy Gener bounced off the crossbar. The teams went into the fourth quarter still tied, but St. John Bosco was able to score the game’s first touchdown on a 1-yard run by Lawrence Doss. Bishop Amat had another bad snap on a punt on its next possession. Valdez was unable to recover the ball this time and was downed on the Lancers’ 17-yard line. The Braves utilized the good field position by scoring on another Doss touchdown, this one from the 3. On the Lancers’ next possession, Robles hit receiver Christopher Comouche for two 15-yard pass completions. center_img The Lancers closed the gap to 17-10 when Dominique Gaisie ran for a 2-yard touchdown. Gaisie had 128 yards on 21 carries in the losing effort. It was too little, too late, however, as the Braves scored on another Aguila field goal on their next possession. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more