NMJAAF: Shorthanded Midget Seahawks fall to Garden Grove

December 01, 1999

GARDEN GROVE - After a shorthanded first half, the Newport-Mesa

Junior All-American Football Midget Seahawks lost to the Garden Grove

Panthers, 31-6, in the AFL Championship Saturday.

With the Seahawks' head coach and three key players stranded on the

freeway with a disabled vehicle, Garden Grove took advantage and scored

24 first-half points.

In the second half, with a full squad, the Seahawks limited the


Panthers to seven points, while scoring their lone touchdown of the game.

Matt Encinias found Cole Edwards for the Seahawks' touchdown. The

touchdown was made possible after Brian Campos' 30-yard reception that

put the Seahawks in scoring range.

Other key contributors to the Seahawks' play were Jun Azurin, Joevanny

Cueva, Luis Gudino, Eric Curtis, Sam Matlin, Brian Wase, Zach Wishengrad,

Jon McClain, Alan Pineda, Travis Winrow, Tim McCullough, Chris Channing,

Sylvester Langrine, Luis Gonzales, R.J. Marin and Mike Puentes.

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