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Youth Scene: HB Green Chargers on fire in win

Quarterback Penso leads team to best offensive performance of Pop Warner Football season against Santa Ana.

October 09, 2013

The Huntington Beach Green Chargers came up with their best offensive performance of the Pop Warner Football season Saturday to add another victory to the win column.

Displaying a balanced attack, Huntington defeated the Santa Ana Red Monarchs, 36-18, to win its sixth game and remain undefeated.

The Green Chargers scored on their third play from scrimmage when quarterback Blake Penso hit receiver Jake Brooks for a 50-yard touchdown pass. The passing game was led by Penso, Brooks, Nicholas Upstill and running back Cameron Eden.

On the ground, the Green Chargers had more than 200 yards rushing. Tanner Nelson had two rushing touchdowns while Eden, Cameron Mase and Sammy Rovano led the way on the ground.

The Green Chargers were led up front by a strong performance from their offensive line. Chase Hoglund, Jake Kenehan, Nat Scott, Cody Campbell, Mateo Lopez and Trent Fletcher opened up big holes for the running game.

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On defense, the Green Chargers registered three sacks and forced two turnovers.

Huntington travels Saturday to Corona to play a 3 p.m. nonleague game against East Valley Express.

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In other Pee Wee Division action:

Gold Chargers 28, Santa Ana 0: Mikey Walters returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown to get Huntington rolling and on its way to a shutout win over the Monarchs on a windy Saturday.

The Gold Chargers (3-3 overall, 3-2 league) also received touchdown runs from Jaedon Davis and Clay Anthony in the first half which ended with Huntington on top, 22-0. Nathan Mazzotti closed out the scoring with a touchdown catch and run in the third quarter.

Huntington hosts the La Habra Lions at 10 a.m. Saturday at Edison High.

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Jr. Pee Wee Division

Gold Chargers 28, Orange 0: A strong performance by its offensive line and a defense that came up with two interceptions, one returned for a score, and a fumble recovery, Huntington shut out the Chiefs to run its record to 5-1.

A strong offensive line which included Joey Valenta, Jerian Operana, Jackson Schnoor, Ivan Soto and Tyler Moses led the way as the Gold Chargers shut out their fifth-straight opponent. Behind their blocking up front, quarterback Braeden Boyles was able to pick up two first downs before firing a 3-yard touchdown pass to Mike Welsh. Jackson Walters' two-point conversion kick gave the Gold Chargers an 8-0 lead in the first quarter.

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