COSTA MESA– Servite won the first and third quarters 21-0 each on Thursday to defeat Santa Margarita 48-21.
Brock Beuerlein got the action started with a pick-six for the Friars. Houston Thomas ran for a career-high 192 yards to go with three touchdowns on his own birthday. Noah Fifita threw for over 200 yards and two touchdowns to Tetairoa McMillan and Wesley Taylor, and also ran for a touchdown. McMillan added an interception for Servite, and Aden "Ace" Eckenwiler also recorded a pick.
Jaxon Potter threw a touchdown pass to Niko Lopez for the Eagles, and Jake Foye and Justin Rivera both ran for a touchdown. Donovan Comestro and Israel Solomon both made an interception.