Avalon Football

Football: Avalon Stays Undefeated In Express League

The Avalon 8-Man football team continued its winning streak on Saturday with a 54-16 victory at St. Michael’s Prep. The Lancers (5-3, 4-0) are tied atop the Express League with Sage Hill, and will visit the Lightning on Friday for a league championship game.

Junior Adalberto Martinez had five touchdowns and 320 all-purpose yards on the day. The receiver caught four touchdowns and returned a kickoff 78 yards for another score. Martinez also had 10 tackles and two interceptions on defense.

Martinez currently ranks second in the country for both 11 and 8-Man football with 1,625 receiving yards, according to MaxPreps.

Avalon has scored 434 points this season while gaining 3,366 total yards.

JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.