Pacifica does it all well in win

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Pacifica High let loose its explosive offense once again, but this time the Tritons backed it up with their best defensive effort of the season in a 56-7 Pacific View League victory over visiting Hueneme on Friday night. Senior running back Dennis Taylor, playing in his final regular-season home game, rushed for 287 yards and […]

Familiar play lifts CI past Pacifica

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Years ago when Gary Porter was on Donnie Rea’s staff at Channel Islands High, Rea had a wide receiver pass in the playbook that the Raiders used to pull out a win. On Friday night, Porter, now the head coach at Channel Islands, used that same play to help his team defeat Rea’s Pacifica High […]

Pacifica piles up points again

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After three weeks of the 2011 high school football season, here’s what we know about Pacifica High — the Tritons can score a lot of points and can put them up very quickly. Sparked by the running of tailback Dennis Taylor and quarterback Nick Davis, Pacifica topped the 60-point barrier for the second straight week […]

Pacifica, Nordoff have points to make

For a moment there, Pacifica High football coach Donnie Rea was tempted to check the calendar.  No, it wasn’t basketball season. Nope, the track and field season doesn’t happen until the spring. “It did seem like a basketball game or track meet,” he said. It was merely the second week of the high school football […]

Taylor’s sixth touchdown caps wild night at Pacifica

Pacifica High’s Dennis Taylor dashed 15 yards for the final touchdown in a wild, 60-56 nonleague victory over visiting Nordhoff Friday night.  Michael Maldonado had a 45-yard interception return for the Tritons (1-1) to seal a game which featured 11 lead changes. Maldonado had seven receptions for 160 yards. Taylor exploded for six touchdowns, including […]

Everyone feels like they have title shot

  A year ago, Camarillo, Rio Mesa and Oxnard finished the Pacific View League season with identical 4-1 records. No one would be surprised if the same three teams found themselves in the identical position when this season ends.  But while the three perennial playoff contenders appear to have a leg up on the other […]

Hard-charging RB primed for big senior season with Tritons

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Pacifica High running back Dennis Taylor said he usually struggles a little bit his first year of playing on a new level. If that history holds true this season, Taylor could put up some monster numbers in 2011. Last season, his first on the varsity level, Taylor was one of the best running backs in […]