Avalon Football Photos

PHOTOS: Avalon vs. Downey Calvary Chapel Football

The Avalon High 8-Man football team went on the road to beat Calvary Chapel Downey 28-20 on Saturday in the regular season finale.

Avalon (8-1, 5-1) got three touchdown Beto Martinez as he caught two scores from quarterback Jose Gomez, and also had a kick return for a touchdown. Gomez clinched the victory on defense with an interception. Cristo Hernandez and Pablo Chavolla also contributed multiple sacks.

The Lancers start the CIF playoffs in two weeks.

We’ve got some great shots of the 8-man game from photographer Art O’Neill.

Mike Guardabascio
An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.