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Mater Dei Catholic (CA)

Game One

September 2, 2022  4:00 pm

Mascot: Crusaders

1615 Mater Dei Drive
Chula Vista, CA 91913

Head Coach John Joyner

We exist to inspire and educate the hearts, minds, and souls of our students.

With nearly 1,500 students, Mater Dei Catholic is the second-largest private school in San Diego. We are committed to inspiring the hearts, minds, and souls of our students. As Crusaders, we are dedicated to Christian service, academic excellence, and innovation. Committed to creating well-rounded, faith-filled leaders, we provide an exceptional Catholic education enriched with opportunities for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math), athletics, extracurricular activities, and spiritual development. Mater Dei Catholic High School is known as “The Place to Be” because we offer something for everyone.

Mater Dei Catholic Crusaders expressed interest to be part of the 2022 SoCal Honor Bowl and wanted to represent the San Diego region. Head Coach John Joyner led the Crusaders with a 13-0 perfect season culminating with an impressive win over NorCal Central Catholic to claim the CIF 2AA State championship. Mater Dei Catholic offense is anchored with Senior QB Dominic Nankil that passed for an impressive 3427 yds, 38 TDs. Senior RB Nico Mosley led the Crusaders with 964 yds and 11 TDs. Junior RB Anthony McMillian should be a force in the backfield where he gained 736 yds with 8 TDs. Senior WR Jerry McClure was one of Nankils’ targets with 958 yds and 8 TDs along with Senior WR Cruz Estrada that had 756 yds and 6 TDs. The Mesa League Champions return 27 juniors, six sophomores and one freshman on this year’s state championship squad that should be a solid matchup in game one of the SoCal Honor Bowl.

#AZvsCali – Let the games begin!



GM 1 Red Mountain vs Mater Dei Catholic SoCal
HC John Joyner