May 30, 2024

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CIF champs! Sunny Hills holds on for 24-21 victory over Santa Barbara

Sunny Hills players celebrate after winning the CIF Division 8 title. (Photo courtesy Jim McCormack, For OC Sports Zone)

Sunny Hills football team is CIF Division 8 champion after holding on for a dramatic 24-21 victory over Santa Barbara Saturday night at San Marcos High in Santa Barbara.

Vince Silva caught a 42-yard TD pass from Luke Duxbury with 1:38 left and Wilson Cal intercepted a pass in the end zone a minute later to preserve the victory for Sunny Hills (12-2).

It’s the fourth CIF title for Sunny Hills.

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-Courtesy Jim McCormack, For OC Sports Zone;