No. 1 Mater Dei beats No. 11 St. John Bosco for the second time in SoCal showdown

Mater Dei Monarchs

Mater Dei quarterback J.T. Daniels threw five touchdown passes Saturday night to beat No. 11 St. John Bosco 49-24 in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 championship game.  The win gives the Monarchs, ranked No. 1 in the High School Football America Top 100, their first CIF-SS title since 1999 and moves them into the CIF Open Division championship game in two weeks against No. 15 De La Salle.

Three of Daniels’ TD passes went to Bru McCoy.  Daniels also hooked-up with Amon-Ra St. Brown and Nikko Remigio on scoring plays.

Glenn “Shakobe” Harper scored two touchdowns rushing.

St. John Bosco was playing in its fifth straight CIF-SS championship game. The Braves are now 2-3 in those games.

11,976 fans watched the game at Cerritos College.

Mater Dei is now a perfect 14-0, while St. John Bosco finishes 13-2.

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