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Matthew Smart Del Oro Football SportStar of the Week

Matthew Smart, Del Oro Football Sr wide receiver caught three passes for 173 yards and scored both touchdowns in come from behind win...

Matthew Smart, Del Oro-Loomis — Football — Senior Wide Receiver

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Eagles coach Jeff Walters, right, gives a play to QB Carson Jarratt, left, and Matthew Smart. (Ike Dodson photo)

Matthew Smart, the 6-foot-2 wide receiver caught three passes for 173 yards and scored both touchdowns. This as the Golden Eagles came from behind to beat visiting St. Francis-Mountain View 14-13 in the CIF 2-AA Northern California Bowl Championship game on Dec. 7.

Smart caught a 79-yard pass from quarterback Carson Jarratt for a 7-6 lead in the third quarter. Then, with Del Oro trailing 13-7 in the final minutes of the game, Smart hauled in a 13-yard touchdown pass for the winning score.

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The win propelled the Eagles (13-1) to the CIF 2-A State Bowl Championship game against Grace Brethren-Simi Valley (13-2) at 4 p.m. on Dec. 14 at Cerritos College in Norwalk

Photo credit: Ike Dodson.

 

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