Cougars’ sports overview

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By John Hernandez

The Mountain Vista Cougars opened their football season at home. The Cougars played the Superior Junior High Panthers and lost 26 to 0.

Superior scored on their opening drive and led 6-0. The Cougars then fumbled setting up another touchdown for Superior.

Mt. Vista trailed 18–0 and could not recover from the deficit. Mt. Vista settled down in the second half and played some good defense but still could not move the ball offensively. Mt. Vista’s next game is at San Carlos on Wed. Sept. 5 at 6:00pm.

The Lady Cougars volleyball season began on Wednesday Aug.29 as they hosted the San Manuel Lady Miners. In the seventh grade match, San Manuel took the first game 25–14.

Mt. Vista came back to win the second game 25 to 16 behind the good serving by Kayla Brown and Mary Yankovich. The Miners took the third game and match defeating Mt. Vista 15–8.

In the eighth grade contest, San Manuel led the first match 24–19 before Katie Bruno came up to serve for Mt. Vista. Katie and Mt. Vista stunned the Miners as Katie served seven points in a row winning the match 26–24.Mt. Vista then took the second match 25–21.

A third exhibition match was played which the Lady Cougars also won 16–14. The next match for Mt. Vista will be at San Carlos on Sept.5.

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