McNeel, Owls rumble over Coast Union

Wakelin McNeel’s powerful running led Laguna Blanca to its third straight victory, a 44-0 shutout at Coast Union in Cambria on Friday night,

McNeel rushed for 158 yards on nine carries and scored four touchdowns. He also returned the second-half kickoff 78 yards for a score to give the Owls a 27-0 lead.

The Owls defense played a terrific game. It recorded five sacks, made four stops inside the 20-yard line, intercepted three passes and recovered a fumble. Christian Fowler, Darwin Miguel and Robert Estrada picked off the passes and Anton Homeniuk recovered the fumble.

Homeniuk, a sophomore, also caught a touchdown pass and freshman Josh Baron broke off a 42-yard touchdown run.