Long Beach Poly’s Jason Fao,left, tackling Cabrillo’s Ricky Moland, has earned quite a reputation for his bruising, physical style of play. Stephen Carr photo
Poly running back James Brooks Jr. hurdles St. Bonaventure defensive back Jordan Lunsford during their playoff game.
Poly receiver John Smith looks for running room against St. Bonaventure in the second quarter.
Poly receiver John Smith evades a St. Bonaventure defender during their playoff game.
Poly defenders chase down St. Bonaventure tight end Bryce Dixon after a reception Friday night.
Poly receiver John Smith tries to stay inbounds after getting hit by St. Bonaventure defensive back Anthony Alamillo.
Poly running back Jeremy Calhoun II finds plenty of running room against St. Bonaventure during a victory in the Southern Section Pac-5 Division quarterfinal playoff game last week.
Poly linebacker Ricky Fao tries to make a diving tackle against St. Bonaventure receiver Davontae Nunnery on Friday night.
St. Bonaventure defensive back Kevin Taylor tries to track down Poly quarterback Tai Tiedemann during a run in the first half.
Poly receiver Richard Mindero is brought down by St. Bonaventure linebacker Jason Farlow and defensive back Davontae Nunnery during their Southern Section Pac-5 Division playoff game on Friday night at Ventura College.
Poly defensive lineman Jason Fao prepares to recover a fumbled snap by St. Bonaventure quarterback Ricky Town for a touchdown in the third quarter.