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St. John Bosco continues perfect season with Pac 5 Championship

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St. John Bosco from Bellflower completed the mission of obtaining their first championship in school history.
The Mater Dei Monarchs scored on a blocked punt recovered by Johnny Johnson in the end zone in the second quarter.

The Bosco Braves notorious defense stepped in and dominated Mater Dei's conservative style offense.
The offense also came alive when wide receiver Jaleel Wadood scored two spectacular touchdowns in the second and fourth quarters.

“It’s a great feeling to come out here and go 14-0 and win the CIF championship,” Wadood said.

Braves' Sean McGrew rushed for 137 yards and one touchdown in the win.

The Braves managed to emerged from trailing Mater Dei and captured the 10-7 lead at halftime.
Everything that could right for Bosco did, especially when Manasseh Anesi scored a one yard touchdown, and later recovered an interception on defense.

Braves QB Josh Rosen finished 8/15 for 94 yards, two touchdowns and rushed fro 105 yards.
We just won the CIF championship! We’re going to finish business in our state game, whoever they pick to play us,” said Rosen.

After the victory over Mater Dei, St. John Bosco (14-0) is scheduled to play Corona Centennial, which will provide a tough test for them as they inch closer to their goal of winning the CIF state title.

Bosco head coach Coach Jason Negro has gone 26-1 in his last two seasons as coach.

Mater Dei accumulated only 55 yards of offense, compared to Bosco who finished with 155 yards on the night.

Mater Dei finished as the runner up for the second straight year in the Pac-5 Final game. The Monarch's lost last season to a refined Long Beach Poly team.



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