CIF Football: Long Beach Poly Pushes Past JSerra

By Mike Guardabascio (courtesy of November 11, 2017 Long Beach Poly needed a decisive third quarter to take control of a wild playoff opener against JSerra, but 19 unanswered points helped them get past the Lions and into the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs with a 60-44 victory. Poly […]

Jermayne Lole gives Long Beach Poly defense its edge

By Mike Guardabascio (courtesy of November 8, 2017 In a game earlier this season, Long Beach Poly defensive lineman Jermayne Lole hurt his hand and reluctantly jogged to the sideline. As it turned out, he’d broken a finger. As the Jackrabbits’ athletic training staff looked at him, he grunted that it didn’t hurt. A […]

Long Beach Poly Falls To Serra

By Mike Guardabascio (courtesy of November 3, 2017 It had been a frustrating football season for Serra, with narrow fourth-quarter losses against several high-profile opponents. On Friday, the Cavaliers ended the regular season with a dramatic, impressive win over Long Beach Poly, finishing the Jackrabbits off 24-20. “We needed to win one of these […]

Long Beach Poly Tops Lakewood

By Mike Guardabascio (courtesy of October 27, 2017 The Jackrabbits wrapped up a dominant Moore League run with a lopsided win over the Lancers, 64-0. Poly outscored its league opponents 335-10 this year, and will face Serra in a nonleague regular season finale on the road next week.  Quarterback Matt Corral was 14 for 19 […]

Long Beach Poly Grabs Big Homecoming Win Over Jordan

By Mike Guardabascio (courtesy of October 21, 2017 Long Beach Poly’s 110th Homecoming celebration was a rousing success, as the Jackrabbits posted a big win over Moore League opponent Jordan. The Jackrabbits scored a touchdown on every possession in an 81-0 victory. “The most important thing for us is gelling and moving forward, regardless of […]

Garcia Perfect In Poly Win Over Compton

By Julian Lopez (courtesy of October 14, 2017 It was a balanced attack on offense that paved the way to a 57-10 victory for visiting Poly over Compton on Friday. “We wanted to be balanced,” Poly coach Antonio Pierce said. “We sat out a couple of guys and wanted some of the young guys to […]

Poly Runs over Cabrillo

By Matt Simon October 7, 2017 For the Long Beach Poly football team it was all about getting their run game and senior Mike Mauai going, and the Jackrabbits did just that as they defeated Cabrillo, 49-0 Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Mauai was a workhorse for Poly (5-1, 3-0) scoring three touchdowns as […]

Long Beach Poly Football Tops Wilson, Corral Scores 7 Touchdowns

By Mike Guardabascio (courtesy of After some flagging offensive performances in the last three weeks, Long Beach Poly wanted to treat Friday’s rivalry game with Wilson like the postseason. The Jackrabbits came out with their full starting lineup and looked crisp for a half, building a big lead and easily topping the Bruins, 56-0. “The […]

Long Beach Poly Finishes Strong At Millikan

By Mike Guardabascio (courtesy of September 23, 2017 Scrappy Millikan gave Long Beach Poly all it could handle in the first half Friday night, proving the Rams are a real playoff contender in the Moore League. However, the Jackrabbits pulled away in the second half — but the game never got out of hand […]