Cale Millen makes a big run during Mount Si’s last regular season game against Newport on Oct. 27. (Photo courtesy of Calder Productions)

Mount Si’s football team heads to playoffs; wins last home game over Newport Friday

Mount Si continued a five-game win streak on Friday, Oct. 27, with a 45-34 win over Newport High School at home.

The Wildcats started the game strong, getting the only two touchdowns of the first quarter from Cale Millen and Jesiah Irish. Mount Si closed out the first quarter 13-0.

The second quarter swung back in Newport’s favor with the team picking up two of their own touchdowns, but Mount Si was able to maintain their lead by picking up an additional 8 points of their own.

A field goal from Reed Paradissis and a touchdown from Paine Smith in the third quarter further cemented Mount Si’s lead, and despite Newport scoring 20 points in the last quarter, Mount Si kept up with 14 of their own thanks to touchdown’s from Andrew Mostofi and David Sotelo.

Mount Si is now currently ranked third in the league with an overall record of 7-2. They will go on to the first round of playoffs on Nov. 3, against Monroe at Monroe High School.