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Fall Sports Season Coming to an End

Alexis Gutierrez, Writer

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Expecting to be the underdog this year, Brenden Hodges, 10, and his team end the season with a win at Gahr, 50-31, on Nov.3. “A lot of people doubted us; before the season people thought we were gonna be like trash, because we lost all of our seniors this year,” Hodges said. “This year it ended up being a really good year for everyone.”

The fall sports season is wrapping up as teams finish their seasons and some advance to playoffs.

Football

Downey High’s varsity football team’s final game for their fall season was on Thursday, Nov. 2, at Gahr High school, with Downey winning with a score of 50-31.

 

The football team has had an overall ten games, winning eight and losing only two.

On Friday, Nov. 11 they competed in the first round of CIF and won against Etiwanda, 47-14. The Vikes will advance to the second round of CIF on Friday, Nov. 17 at Corona Del Mar at 7:30 p.m.

 

Tennis

Girls tennis had their final game against Louisville on Nov. 1. Downey lost 77-73. The girls tennis team had seventeen total games this year with 10 wins and seven losses.

Water Polo

Varsity boys water polo’s final game at Foothill Technical was a loss with a score of  6-10. They played a total of 29 games and had an overall score of nine wins and 20 losses.

 

Volleyball

Girls varsity volleyball had their final game on Oct. 31, at El Segundo, they lost with a score of 3-1. Their overall games stats totalled at 28 games played with 10 losses and 18 wins.

 

Golf

Girls golf last game was for CIF against rival school Warren, at Downey High on October 12 at, with a loss scoring at 280-258. They have a small total of 15 games, with 14 losses and one win.

 

Cross country

Downey’s coed cross country team had a total of three league meets in which they placed at two. While they had one last before CIF, on Wednesday, Nov, 1 with the boys varsity placing third out of all schools competing. On Friday, Nov. 10 they had a qualifying placement meet, that allowed them compete for the CIF finals. The Vikings did not qualify this season.

 

Cheer

Varsity cheer earned first place at the UCA southern california championships on Nov 11.

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