On October 18, 2019, Morro Bay High will have its annual Homecoming Football Game. MBHS will be up against school rival Templeton High. Templeton’s current record is 5-1, and MBHS is 3-3. Templeton is coming off of a win against St. Bernard High, and MBHS is coming from a hard loss against St. Vincent de Paul.
According to MaxPreps.com, Morro Bay’s current national rank is 10,722, and Templeton’s national rank is 2,742. In California, MBHS is ranked 719, where Templeton is ranked the 200th best team in California. Morro Bay is also averaging around 15 points per game while Templeton usually scores around 40 points per game. Based on the teams’ records, students should expect a high scoring game, however, as Templeton’s defense has let up around 37 points per game, and allowed 61 points to be scored in one game against Carmel. Morro Bay has allowed significantly fewer points this season, as teams are scoring around 23 points per game against the rugged defense.
Before the game, there will be a tailgate party at the Teen Center at 3:00 p.m on October 18. There will be food and games to get the fans pumped up before the big game as well. The Homecoming games tend to reel in more fans. These fans include the MBHS population and many of the citizens of both Morro Bay and Los Osos as well. This will be one of the biggest games of the season, for many reasons. These reasons include the number of fans coming, the activities happening the week of the game, and the fact that MBHS is facing their school rivals.
The football game officially kicks off at 7:00 p.m for Varsity, and 4:00 p.m for J.V. There will also be a parade during halftime of the Varsity game for the fans to enjoy in order to recognize the 2019 Homecoming Court.