La Jolla football teams off to fast start

The defending Division IV state champions got off to a fast start last weekend as they topped visiting View Park (Los Angeles) 35-20 at La Jolla High School. The Knights next play Monte Vista on Sept. 16.

As for the two other local high schools, La Jolla Country Day was also successful in the team’s opener. The Torreys topped Tri-City Christian, 23-12, thanks to 16 unanswered fourth-quarter points. Up next for the Torreys is a home game versus Calipatria on Friday.

For the La Jolla High Vikings, their season opener didn’t go as planned as the Vikings lost to Mt. Carmel, 27-7. One positive note for the Vikings was their defense, which forced three turnovers on the game. LJHS will play West Hills in Santee on Friday night.