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    First glance at the Mater Dei vs. St. John Bosco matchup
    • October 8, 2023

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    Mater Dei (7-0, 2-0) vs. St. John Bosco (6-1, 2-0)

    At St. John Bosco, Friday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m.

    Broadcast: Bally Sports

    National rankings

    MaxPreps, Oct. 2: Mater Dei (1), St. John Bosco (9)

    Calpreps: Mater Dei (1), St. John Bosco (7)

    High School Football America: Mater Dei (1), St, John Bosco (6)

    Tickets: GoFan will have a link available Monday at 9 a.m.

    Notable: Mater Dei and St. John Bosco have played three common opponents, including Kahuku of Hawaii (9-1). Mater Dei defeated Kahuku 55-8 in Santa Ana on Sept. 9 while St. John Bosco was upset by the Red Raiders 30-23 in Hawaii on Sept. 16. It was the Braves’ first nonleague loss since 2017. …

    St. John Bosco beat Mater Dei 24-22 in the CIF-SS Division 1 final last season at the Rose Bowl en route to its third national title under coach Jason Negro. The clash marked the final game for longtime Mater Dei coach Bruce Rollinson, who has been replaced by assistant Frank McManus. …

    Senior quarterback Elijah Brown has led Mater Dei to Trinity League victories against St. John Bosco the past three seasons, including a 17-7 triumph in October 2022 at Santa Ana Stadium. The Monarchs have claimed the past four Trinity League titles.

    Trinity League Football podcast: Oct. 4 show

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