First published in the Sept. 17 print issue of the Burbank Leader.
The Burroughs High School varsity football team remained undefeated after edging host Westchester High in Los Angeles, 16-15, in a nonleague game last Friday.
Senior Marcus Manahan rushed for 67 yards on 20 carries while also grabbing three receptions for 42 yards. He also had four tackles, an interception and a sack for a loss of 7 yards on defense.
JBHS junior quarterback Chris Kulikov completed 15 passes for 208 yards and a pair of touchdowns, while senior Dilan Webster had four receptions for a team-high 110 yards and a touchdown. Junior Ryan Hernandez had four catches for 11 yards and a touchdown while also rushing for 7 yards on one carry. Junior Ethan Hubbell had three receptions for 27 yards while adding a pair of interceptions and a tackle on defense. Sophomore Rocco Mellilo made one catch for 18 yards, while junior Brodie Kemp drilled a field goal and went 1-for-2 in PAT attempts.
Senior Noah Crues led the defensive effort by collecting a team-high 10 tackles and 1.5 sacks, while seniors Ricky Garcia and Collis Lurie produced eight and seven tackles, respectively. Junior Brody Beebe and sophomore Braden Turner each tallied five tackles, junior Sonny Arana finished with four tackles, and sophomore Patrick Lima recorded three tackles. Junior Jayden Mowery posted one tackle and an assisted sack, while senior Cash Mimis, junior Edgar Jacobo, junior Anthony Rodriguez, and junior James Chamchuen each had one tackle.
The Bears (3-0 overall) hosted Hueneme High of Oxnard in a nonleague matchup last night; the result was unavailable by the Burbank Leader’s press deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. JBHS will conclude nonleague action at Harvard-Westlake in Studio City on Friday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m.