Sat, Sep/07 Final
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41 Ventura
59 at Riverside
Sat, Sep/14 Final
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42 Long Beach
44 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/21 Final
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6 LA Harbor
46 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/28 Final
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24 Ventura
16 at Bakersfield
Sat, Oct/05 Final
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21 Moorpark
54 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/12 Final
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28 Ventura
52 at Saddleback
Sat, Oct/19 Final
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44 Canyons
23 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/26 Final
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27 Ventura
56 at Cerritos
Sat, Nov/02 Final
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20 Allan Hancock
28 vs. Ventura
Sat, Nov/09 Final
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37 Ventura
27 at Pasadena
Sat, Nov/23 Final
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14 Ventura
42 vs. Mt. San Antonio
Sat, Sep/06 Final
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10 Ventura
29 at Fullerton
Sat, Sep/13 Final
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33 Ventura
30 at El Camino
Sat, Sep/20 Final
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27 Mt. San Antonio
3 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/27 Final
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35 Ventura
31 at Cerritos
Sat, Oct/04 Final
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21 Moorpark
48 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/11 Final
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32 Golden West
20 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/18 Final
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50 Ventura
19 at Pasadena
Sat, Nov/01 Final
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35 Canyons
64 vs. Ventura
Sat, Nov/08 Final
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20 Allan Hancock
48 vs. Ventura
Sat, Nov/15 Final
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19 Ventura
25 at Bakersfield
Sat, Nov/22 Final
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37 Ventura
51 at Riverside
Sat, Sep/05 Final
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0 Fullerton
31 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/12 Final
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58 El Camino
59 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/19 Final
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28 Ventura
52 at Mt. San Antonio
Sat, Sep/26 Final
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44 Cerritos
28 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/03 Final
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60 Ventura
36 at Moorpark
Sat, Oct/10 Final
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23 Ventura
30 at Golden West
Sat, Oct/17 Final
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31 Pasadena City
62 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/31 Final
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54 Ventura
48 at Canyons
Sat, Nov/07 Final
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45 Ventura
30 at Allan Hancock
Sat, Nov/14 Final
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28 Bakersfield
37 vs. Ventura
Sat, Nov/21 Final
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39 Orange Coast
53 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/03 Final
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40 Santa Barbara
47 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/10 Final
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29 Mt. San Antonio
34 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/17 Final
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34 Ventura
14 at Orange Coast
Sat, Sep/24 Final
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52 Riverside
27 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/01 Final
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20 Ventura
49 at Saddleback
Sat, Oct/15 Final
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48 Ventura
25 at Canyons
Sat, Oct/22 Final
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21 Santa Monica
76 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/29 Final
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28 Moorpark
42 vs. Ventura
Sat, Nov/05 Final
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49 Ventura
21 at Bakersfield
Sat, Nov/12 Final
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56 Ventura
35 at Cerritos
Sat, Nov/19 Final
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42 Ventura
48 at Fullerton
Sat, Sep/02 Final
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44 Ventura
6 at Santa Barbara
Sat, Sep/09 Final
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29 Ventura
55 at Mt. San Antonio
Sat, Sep/16 Final
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10 Orange Coast
51 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/23 Final
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34 Ventura
42 at Riverside
Sat, Sep/30 Final
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34 Saddleback
44 vs. Ventura
Thu, Oct/12 Final
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30 Canyons
45 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/21 Final
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55 Ventura
0 at Santa Monica
Sat, Oct/28 Final
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49 Ventura
27 at Moorpark
Sat, Nov/04 Final
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38 Bakersfield
48 vs. Ventura
Sat, Nov/11 Final
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34 Cerritos
44 vs. Ventura
Sat, Nov/18 Final
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33 Ventura
49 at Riverside
Sat, Sep/01 Final
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24 Ventura
20 at Orange Coast
Sat, Sep/08 Final
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19 Saddleback
34 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/15 Final
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29 Ventura
28 at Allan Hancock
Sat, Sep/22 Final
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38 Palomar
45 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/29 Final
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28 Ventura
33 at Fullerton
Sat, Oct/13 Final
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10 Bakersfield
23 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/20 Final
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7 Moorpark
62 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/27 Final
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7 Ventura
31 at Canyons
Sat, Nov/03 Final
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39 Ventura
13 at East Los Angeles
Sat, Nov/10 Final
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31 Long Beach
33 vs. Ventura
Sat, Nov/17 Final
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21 Ventura
13 at Canyons
Sat, Nov/24 Final
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31 Ventura
21 at Riverside
Sat, Dec/08 Final
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40 Laney
35 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/07 Final
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7 Orange Coast
45 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/14 Final
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24 Ventura
48 at Saddleback
Sat, Sep/21 Final
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14 Allan Hancock
35 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/28 Final
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45 Ventura
38 at Palomar
Sat, Oct/05 Final - OT
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47 Fullerton
48 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/19 Final
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29 Ventura
21 at Bakersfield
Sat, Oct/26 Final
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55 Ventura
20 at Moorpark
Sat, Nov/02 Final
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48 Canyons
38 vs. Ventura
Sat, Nov/09 Final
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42 East Los Angeles
45 vs. Ventura
Sat, Nov/16 Final
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30 Ventura
26 at Long Beach
Sat, Nov/23 Final
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46 Cerritos
39 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/04 Final
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62 Ventura
5 at Moorpark
Sat, Sep/11 Final
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21 San Diego Mesa
49 vs. Ventura
Sat, Sep/18 Final
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58 Ventura
37 at El Camino
Sat, Sep/25 Final
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0 Chaffey
60 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/02 Final
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31 Ventura
17 at Saddleback
Sat, Oct/16 Final
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21 Long Beach
66 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/23 Final
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17 Bakersfield
23 vs. Ventura
Sat, Oct/30 Final
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35 Ventura
34 at Allan Hancock
Sat, Nov/06 Final
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19 Ventura
7 at Canyons
Sat, Nov/13 Final
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23 East Los Angeles
44 vs. Ventura
Sat, Nov/27 Final
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41 Riverside
21 vs. Ventura
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Pirates Dominate Raiders in 53rd Citrus Cup Match-Up

The Pirate football team defeated Moorpark 62-5 Saturday in the season opener for both teams. This was VC's 12th straight win in the Citrus Cup series which dates back 53 years.
The Pirate football team defeated Moorpark 62-5 Saturday in the season opener for both teams. This was VC's 12th straight win in the Citrus Cup series which dates back 53 years.

Saturday's 53rd edition of the Citrus Cup game between Ventura and Moorpark was over almost as soon as it began. Donyai Dixon stuffed MC's opening kickoff return behind the 20-yard line on the opening play of the game and Chuck Wick scampered 30 yards to the end zone on VC's opening possession, just over three minutes into the game, beginning a dominant performance by the Pirates (1-0) in the season opening 62-5 victory at Griffin Stadium in Moorpark.

Ventura, ranked No. 3 in the state in the pre-season JC Athletic Bureau Coaches Poll, dominated the stat sheet as well as the scoreboard. VC out-gained the Raiders offensively with 519 total yards to MC's 195, winning the passing and rushing battles 321-117 yards and 198-78 yards, respectively.

Pirate quarterback Jordan Pachot was an effecient 15-20 through the air for 287 yards and a touchdown while Wick had seven rushes for 72 yards and two scores. Julian Kelly also carries the ball seven times gaining 70 yards with three touchdowns. James Miles and Alex Tili also had rushing touchdowns for VC. Terrell Vaughn led the receiving corps with five catches for 102 yards and a touchdown.

After VC's initial score, the Raiders went back down the field with a drive culminating in a field goal to close to within 7-3.

The Pirates then matriculated up the field with a drive stalling at the MC 10-yard line where they turned the ball over on downs. On the Raiders' next play, Spencer Moore knocked the ball out of the grasp of the runner and Drew Carter recovered the fumble three yards from paydirt. Alex Tili converted on the next play for the Pirates and Alberto Arroyo's kick made in 14-3. 

After a three-and-out by the Raiders on the next series, Daquan Benjamin came sweeping around the left side of the line to block the punt, recovering the ball and running 10 yards into the end zone.  Ventura led 21-3 at the end of the first quarter.

On the first play of the second quarter, Pachot's delivered the ball to Vaughn on a swing pass on the right side. Vaughn proceeded to shoot through a seam down the middle, scoring a 79 yard touchdown. Arroyo's kick made it 28-3. 

After the ensuing kickoff, the Pirate defense held MC to another three-and-out.  Miles punctuated the next VC drive with a 14-yard scoring scamper with a 34-yard Pachot pass to Brady Sturdivan providing the set-up.

The Pirates closed the half with a 4-yard run by Wick and led 42-3 at halftime.

Kelly took the second half kickoff back 36 yards to the VC 41, and on first down Pachot hit Isaiah Isaac for a 49-yard pass play to set up another score. Kelly reached the end zone on the next play, a 10-yard run, and Arroyo's kick made it 49-3 for the visitors.

On Ventura's next possession, a 24-yard pass from Pachot to Sebastian Macaluso led to another scoring run by Kelly, a 20-yard scamper for a 56-3 advantage with 9:22 left in the third period.

Kelly completed the hat trick with his third touchdown run of the quarter at the 4:08 mark.  Moorpark received two points when an errant VC punt snap went out of the back of the end zone early in the final stanza to set the final 62-5 score.

The victory was Ventura head coach Steve Mooshagian's 100th career coaching victory. Now in his 12th year at VC, he has 79 wins with the Pirates and had 21 total wins as head coach at Fresno City College (1995), Sacramento State (2003-2006) and Feather River College (2009).

The Pirates open upper division play within the Southern California Football Association on Saturday Sept. 11 with a home contest against San Diego Mesa.  Kickoff with the Olympians at the Sportsplex is scheduled for 4:00 pm.  Admission will be completely cashless, and fans can purchase tickets online (https://ventura.vbotickets.com/events). 

 

 

 

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