Game Recap: Our Lady of Good Counsel vs. St. John Bosco

Final Score: St. John Bosco defeats Good Counsel 31-8 This game between Good Counsel and St. John Bosco showcased once again how strong St. John Bosco is as an overall team. As they handily beat Good Counsel in there building on the strength of a balanced offensive attack and dominant defensive performance. This type of […]

Final Score: St. John Bosco defeats Good Counsel 31-8

This game between Good Counsel and St. John Bosco showcased once again how strong St. John Bosco is as an overall team. As they handily beat Good Counsel in there building on the strength of a balanced offensive attack and dominant defensive performance. This type of all-around dominant win displayed the type of high school powerhouse St. John Bosco is. While depicting the work Good Counsel still must do to accomplish their goals this season.

St. John Bosco scored at least 7 points in every quarter and showcased a balanced offensive attack. They rushed for 199 yards, led by senior Nathaniel Jones and sophomore Jabari Bates who rushed for 59 and 69 yards respectively. The passing attack generated 293 yards, as quarterback DJ Uiagalelai completed 64% of his passes along with 3 touchdowns. Receivers Chris Huston and Beaux Collins each went over 100 yards, punctuating an all-around great offensive effort for St. John Bosco.

In terms of their defense this unit nearly pitched a shutout — allowing a score late in the fourth — as they dominated Good Counsel throughout the night. The defense accumulated 3 sacks, 1 interception, and 7 total tackles for loss. The unit was led by Senior defensive lineman Kobe Pepe who accounted for 14 total tackles and 2 sacks.

Senior free safety Jake Newman also was a standout with 6 total tackles and 1 interception. Overall it was a tremendous effort on the defensive side for St. John Bosco as well.

For Good Counsel it was a frustrating contest throughout the night. Their offense struggled, which wore down their defense and led to this lopsided result. Specifically, their quarterback Trace Campbell was unable to get much going throughout the game. As he generated very little through the air, making their offense one dimensional. He did score a late rushing touchdown and used his legs to make some plays on the ground. This was not enough to save them from a stagnant offensive night.

The defense did their best to hold their own but grew weary as the game went on. The unit allowed a touchdown every quarter after allowing just 7 points total their first two games. In the end it wound up being the lopsided result Good Counsel feared. Now it is up to them to regroup and prepare for a better showing next game.

Good Counsel falls to 2-1 and now moves on to play Archbishop Spalding their next game. While St. John Bosco improves to 4-0, and preps to take on Mililani in their next contest.

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