Menlo News November 04, 2022

Football’s Valpo Bowl changes hands

Knights fall to Sacred Heart Prep in Valpo Bowl XX
Menlo's Brady Jung (13) clears the path for Charlie King against Sacred Heart Prep on Friday.

11.4.2022 – In a rivalry and divisional match-up, Menlo football team dropped a 34-7 decision to host Sacred Heart Prep in Valpo Bowl XX on Friday. 

The Knights (9-1, 5-0), who hosted and won last year’s Valpo Bowl, handed off the trophy to the Gators (5-5, 2-3). SHP peeled off three touchdowns in their first three possessions and took a 21-0 lead into the second quarter and never looked back.

Menlo finished fourth in the top-tier PAL-Bay Division, earning the last automatic qualifying bid in CCS, and will learn its postseason fate after Sunday’s seeding meeting.    


Menlo 0 0 0 7 -7
SHP 21 6 7 0 -34

First quarter
SH: Andrew Latu 2 run (Sean Tinsley kick)
SH: Latu 3 run (Tinsley kick)
SH: Anthony Noto 28 run  (Tinsley kick

Second quarter
SH: R.J. Stephens 2 pass from Latu INT return (kick failed)

Third quarter
SH: Carter Shaw 11 pass from Mitchell Taylor (Tinsley kick)

Fourth quarter
M: Jake Bianchi 4 run (Ross Muchnick kick)