When Sacred Heart Prep opened its football season by losing two of its first three games, a lot was lost at that point.
First and foremost, the Gators would not repeat their remarkable 13-0 season of 2014 when they captured the Open Division title of the Central Coast Section playoffs. Also gone was SHP's 14-game winning streak. Gone too, along with nine defensive starters to graduation, was the core of a superlative defense that allowed fewer than 15 points a game. Read the story here.