Hornets get clobbered in season opener

Calipatria High safety Hugo Cervantes (left) attempts to bring down a ball carrier during the Hornets' game against Tri-City Christian on Friday at Veterans' Field in Calipatria. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

CALIPATRIA — Despite a new head coach and quarterback, the Calipatria High football team began its season on Friday the same way it ended its 2018 campaign — with a blowout loss.

The Hornets fell, 47-0, to Tri-City Christian, of Vista, at Veterans’ Field, The Eagles are the same team that dominated CHS in last year’s season opener, 40-14, and in their season finale, 54-14.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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