Mater Dei (CA) wins Battle at the Beach 7 on 7

Mater Dei Monarchs

Mater Dei served notice to Southern California high school football fans that 2016 could be a special season.  The Monarchs behind highly-touted sophomore quarterback J.T. Daniels won the Beach at the Beach 7 on 7 passing tournament at Edison High School.

Mater Dei went a perfect 7-0 on the day, which included championship bracket wins over St. John Bosco (26-13), Edison (25-20) and Valencia (Valencia) in the finals.  The Monarchs won the title with a 26-14 win over the Vikings in the championship game.

Oaks Christian beat St. Bonaventure in the consolation bracket final.

Championship Bracket Scores


Narbonne 39 Corona del Mar 18

Valencia (Valencia) 21 Serra (Gardena) 20

Edison 37 Corona Centennial 19

Mater Dei 26 St. John Bosco 13


Mater Dei 25 Edison 20

Valencia (Valencia) 28 Narbonne 14


Mater Dei 26 Valencia (Valencia) 14

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