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Sperbeck leads Jesuit past Christian Brothers in Holy Bowl

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Jesuit Marauders quarterback Thomas Sperbeck accounted for four touchdowns in Jesuit's 28-23 victory over Christian Brothers on Saturday.

SACRAMENTO, CA - Jesuit Marauders quarterback Thomas Sperbeck put on a show on Saturday night, accounting for four touchdowns to defeat the Christian Brothers Falcons 28-23 in Saturday night's Holy Bowl XLII.

More than 15,000 people packed Hughes Stadium on the Sacramento City College campus to watch the rivalry matchup as Jesuit defeated Christian Brothers for the third consecutive season.

Saturday's victory was the first for new Jesuit head coach Marlon Blanton, who replaced longtime coach Dan Carmazzi, who left to join his alma mater Christian Brothers as Athletic Director in the offseason. Carmazzi also serves as an assistant to Falcons head coach George Petrissans.

Sperbeck, the son of Sacramento State Hornets head football coach Marshall Sperbeck connected with Jason Elenberger for a 28-yard touchdown, returned a fumble 85 yards and rushed for two scores in the victory.

The Marauders senior quarterback finished with 95 yards rushing and 68 passing yards.

Jesuit remains undefeated at 3-0 and will have another tough test next Friday night, when they head to Elk Grove in a matchup against the undefeated Franklin Wildcats (4-0).

As for the Falcons, they suffer their first loss of the season (3-1) and will look to bounce-back next week in Rocklin against the Whitney Wildcats (2-1).

 

By Sean Cunningham, SCunningham@News10.net
Twitter: @News10Sean

 

 

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