Staff Report

The Santa Ynez Pirates took a big win 48-7 over the Santa Maria Saints on Friday night, which was also their Homecoming game.

The Pirates dominated the field during the game as Cash McClurg and Owen Hunt each returned interceptions for touchdowns. Tyler Gregg catching two scoring passes and Daulton Beard also got a touchdown pass. 

On offense, Cole Swaine and Isaac Moran combined for 90 yards rushing and each scored a touchdown.

The 2021 Homecoming Court this year was:

Princesses – Marina Andrade, Dakota Blunt, Annette Zepeda, Korina Jimenez, Logan Melville, Neta Ofiaeli, Emmy Withrow.

Princes – Grant Fieldhouse, Emilio Zarate, Mikey Gills, Joey Linane, Canyon McClurg, Cash McClurg, Tanner Padfield and Gavin Ross.

The two chosen were Homecoming King Emilio Zarate and Homecoming Queen Korina Jimenez.

The Pirates are now 3-1 and host Lompoc next Friday.

Noozhawk’s Barry Punzal contributed to this report.

Photo gallery by Barry Sigman