There is no question that the West Catholic Athletic League is one of the toughest leagues in the entire state. Serra, who went into Friday’s game against nemesis St. Francis-Mountain View unbeaten in league play, found that out the hard way, yet again, following a 41-34 loss to the Lancers. Serra had the lead with seven minutes left in the game, but St. Francis scored the final 10 points.
Elsehwere in local scores, Terra Nova turned a close game into a blowout, beating Menlo-Atherton 57-27. The Tigers are now 4-0 in PAL Bay Division play.
Menlo School took care of South City 48-22. The Knights led 34-15 after one half of football.
In the Ocean Division, Half Moon Bay pulled off an upset of Aragon with a 32-21 win. The Cougars scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to pull away. The loss drops Aragon to 2-2 and all but eliminates them from title contention.
In the Lake Division, Mills offense exploded for 69 points in a shutout of Jefferson-Daly City. The Vikings had loss two straight.
And finally, the King’s Academy set up a huge matchup with Hillsdale High School next week after downing Carlmont 49-14.