Dreams Realized On Championship Friday

Four high school teams win titles.

Qualcomm Stadium is where the top players in the National Football League do their thing.   On Friday, some of the top high school football players in San Diego realized their dreams at the 'Q."

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A fabulous day of football, more commonly known as Championship Friday ended with La Costa Canyon beating Escondido 45-28 to win a Division One title. It was a game that featured a career rushing record for Escondido's Ricky Seale.  From the start  this was a day eight teams, their players and coaches, will never forget.

A last second interception by Oceanside's Rene Siluano gave the Pirates a 23-19 victory over Helix, and a fifth straight Division Two crown.   It's their ninth championship under head coach John Carroll.

"These kids made history , I'm so proud," Carroll said.

Cathedral Catholic would enjoy playing Oceanside to decide who's number one.  The Dons will have to settle for a second straight championship in Division Three.  They routed Valhalla 49-13 with Tyler Gaffney scoring four more touchdowns.  He has 51 on the season.   

Valley Center didn't mind getting up early to face Madison in Division Four.  Wide Receiver James Johnson set a career record for receiving yardage in San Diego.  He caught a pair of touchdown passes from Tyler Bernard, as the Jaguars won 31-20 to defend their title.   

It was a Friday of football that definitely lived up to the hype.

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