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COMPTON IZ - VENICE 6
The Lions came back in the third tilt of the season and won a twelve to
six victory over Venice on Ramsaur Eield.
Captain Ed Jackson and Leo Lawrence were responsible for Compton's
touchdowns by smashing their way through the Gondoliers' line. Hard tackling
on the part of the Lion line resulted in many losses for the Venetians. Canfield
made long runs around end. Scott helped bring the ball closer to the goal line
and Lawrence plunged five yards for the first score.
ln the last quarter Compton marched the length of the field for their
Oda intercepted a pass and raced forty yards for the Oondoliers' only
COMPTON O - HUNTINGTON PARK 6
The annual grudge battle between Huntington Park and Compton was
fought November 8. on the former's gridiron.
The Parkers were doped to win by three touchdowns but were held for
one score which was made by a ninety-five yard run in the opening kickoff.
The Lions completely out-fought and out-played the Spartans for three
quarters of the game and had the ball in scoring distance many times. but were
Leo Lawrence Ed Jackson, Captain
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COMPTON 0 - INGLEWOOD 0
Opening the Bay League football season on the Sentinels field, the
Lions held the Inglewood eleven to a scoreless tie. The Lions proved to be far
superior to the Sentinel aggregation by making fourteen first downs to their
opponents five, and completed many more passes than did Inglewood.
Compton was in scoring distance many times. once on the seven yard line,
but the half ended before Compton could push the ball over.
The kickoff was downed on Compton's forty yard line. Canfield made
twenty yards around end but a penalty was imposed on Compton. Failing to
gain on the next play, Canfield punted to the Inglewood forty-four yard line.
Inglewood threatened to score once, but was held by Compton's line.
The game ended as Compton completed a pass on the twenty-three yard
COMPTON 0 - REDONDO 13
In the second round of Bay League football. Compton was defeated
thirteen to nothing by Schell. Redondo halfback, on their own field.
The kickoff was short and a Compton man fumbled to the Seahawks, In
the next play Schell shot a long pass to Seifert who scored a touchdown. The
kickoff came to Compton's ten yard line. Runs and plunges by the Lion backs
failed to gain.
Schell was the main cog in the Seahawk's offense through his powerful
line smashes. The Lio-ns were highly favored over the Seahawks. but were
decidedly upset. Compton received many bad breaks at the start and never recov-
ered enough to score.
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Warren Boswell James Rickard
held. A blocked punt on the twenty yard line in the third quarter put Compton
on the defense only to hold the Spartans and they lost the ball on downs. Can'
field was thrown for a loss and was forced to kick.
POST SEASON GAME
COMPTON 6 - POMONA O
ln playing a Thanksgiving Day post season game at Pomona. which
ended the high school football career for several. the Lions were victorious.
Compton as usual marched the ball directly down the field in the opening
minutes and had the ball on the one foot line when a fifteen yard penalty was
inflicted. In two downs they were unable to score.
The second quarter opened with Compton in possession of the ball on
their own twenty yard line and again thev started a drive which resulted in the
lone score of the game. The Lions threatened several times but a fumble was
the price of a touchdown each time.
The Pomona Cards fought desperately to score and in the last few minutes
made the Lions look bad against passes but their efforts were fruitless.
COMPTON Z0 - SANTA MONICA 7
The undefeated Santa Monica team was highly favored over the Lions, but
Kenneth Carpenter Ralph Wilmovsky
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