#2 St. John Bosco vs. #3 Corona Centennial SoCal Showdown is set

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If you’re a high school football fan, Angel Stadium will be the place to be next Saturday when national powers St. John Bosco and Corona Centennial square-off in the CIF-Southern Section Pac-5 championship game.

The showdown between the two SoCal heavyweights was set Friday night when St. John Bosco easily beat Bishop Amat 63-10 and Corona Centennial hung-on to defeat Mater Dei 42-36.  Southern California fans have been waiting for the

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In the Bosco/Amat semi before 12,000 fans at Cerritos College, quarterback Quentin Davis continued his outstanding season by completing 17-of-20 passes for 312 yards and four touchdowns.  Davis spread-out his passes to seven different receivers.

Next week’s game will mark the third straight Pac-5 final for the Braves and second straight against Corona Centennial.  Last year, the Huskies beat Bosco 48-41.

In Santa Ana, Mater Dei nearly pulled-off another fourth quarter rally like it did last week against Gardena Serra.  Friday night, the Monarchs trailed Corona Centennial by 26 points in the third quarter.

Mater Dei, behind freshman quarterback J.T. Daniels rallied to within 42-36 with 1:38 to go in the game, but the Monarchs onside kick attempt was recovered by the Huskies.  Corona Centennial quarterback Anthony Catalano threw for 294 yards and three scores.

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