Brandon Hernández 3 a.m., May 6
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Cathedral Catholic’s student section cheers on the Dons against rival St. Augustine in the Holy Bowl on Oct. 19. Fans from both schools packed Mesa College to the brim to watch Cathedral Catholic fall behind by 14 points only to rally for a 28-20 victory.
Fireworks light up the South Bay sky during the Homecoming halftime show at Olympian High on Oct. 12. The Eagles rode a fast start to beat Otay Ranch 34-20, and are one of the section’s two remaining unbeatens.
A Point Loma cheerleader takes flight to pump up the Pointers’ crowd in a road game at Mission Bay on Oct. 26. Point Loma had a lot to cheer about in a 34-12 victory that spoiled the jersey retirement ceremony of former Buccaneers and current NFL running back Arian Foster.
Horizon sophomore defensive back Anthony Osegura lays out to block a punt by Santa Fe Christian junior Drew Shields in a Coastal League contest on Oct. 6. The block came late in the game and offered little consolation for the Panthers, who lost to the host Eagles 27-7.
Point Loma senior running backs Sydney Rush (left) and Jamal Agnew meet in midair for a touchdown celebration against Kearny on Oct. 5. The Pointers had a lot to celebrate against the visiting Komets, rolling to a 55-16 victory in a Western League matinee.