COS Football Beats Delta on the Road
Giants football traveled to Stockton this past weekend to face the San Joaquin Delta Mustangs. The Giants played a good overall game on both sides of the ball and came out on top with the win by a score of 34-9. The Giants are now 1-1 in Valley Conference Play.
The Giants were up 26-0 when the Mustangs scored a touchdown of their own that made the score 26-6 by halftime. COS would later add another touchdown in the 3rd quarter when Quarterback Nate Hughes plunged in a quarterback keeper. Delta College would make the final score of the game when they kicked a field goal to make the final score 34-9. "It was a good overall team effort by the guys. We have continued to remain competitive and have had some good bright spots over the past month. We were able to put it all together last Saturday" said COS Coach Joe D'Agostino.
COS was led by Quarterback Nate Hughes (Sunnyside) who was 17-26 with 288 yards and 3 touchdown passes and 1 rushing touchdown with just 1 interception. Receiver A.J. Bryant led the Giants receivers with 120 yards on 3 receptions, with 2 of them being touchdown catches, including one for 92 yards. Bre'Aun Heights and Phabien Ryan also caught touchdown passes in this game. Running back Davonte Green had a huge day on the ground as he ran for 201 yards on 23 attempts. The defense was able to tally 4 sacks while Linebacker Mitch Maggini (Riverdale) led the team with 8 tackles.
For the Mustangs, Quarterback Shad Nordhal led the team with 142 passing yards. Receiver Xavier Johnson had 109 yards on 7 catches. Anthony Giangregorio led the defense with 11 tackles while Tre' Wortham had the one interception off Hughes.
The Giants will go on the road to face West Hills Coalinga on Saturday, October 27th at 1:00 p.m before returning home on Saturday November 3rd at 7pm vs. Fresno City College at the Giant Chevrolet Mineral King Stadium.