Friday Night Rewind: Foothill snaps 22-game losing streak

Chavez's Damian Avila runs for a touchdown during the first half of Friday's game against Taft.

The day was Sept. 20, 2013.

Going into Friday night, that was the last time Foothill celebrated a victory with an 18-0 win over Mira Monte. Then the streak began.

The Trojans went through a winless 2014 campaign and started this season 0-5 before beating East 25-7, finally allowing coach Jason Oliver, his coaching staff, the players and the entire Foothill community to exhale and enjoy a win on a Friday night while putting an end to a 22-game losing streak.

“I couldn’t be more proud of the boys,” Oliver said. “We just continued to get better

John Harte / For The Californian Damian Avila of Chavez High runs for a touchdown to give the Titans a 21-0 lead during the first half of Friday's game between undefeated Taft and undefeated Chavez in Delano.

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DELANO — Homecoming ceremonies had Chavez fans in a festive mood before the Titans ever took the field in their South Sequoia League showdown against Taft. By halftime it was a full-fledged party atmosphere as Chavez led 36-0 on the way to a 43-7 dismantling of the Wildcats. The defending SSL co-

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