In a rivalry that dates back 51 years to 1966, the Holy Bowl, the Dons of Cathedral Catholic hold the all-time series lead coming into the game at 32 wins to St. Augustine’s 21, but the last 6 meetings have been split at 3 wins a piece and in the last 10 meetings the away team has won each time. In this matchup between two regularly nationally ranked teams, the Saints are looking to clinch their district title, while the Dons are just trying to add an exclamation point to a so-so regular season.


Angelo Peraza
St. Augustine


Hayden Center

Cathedral Catholic

Hayden is a three-year letterman with a 4.33 GPA and a 35 on his ACT. He is a UT All-Academic Team member and is one of the most competitive and knowledgeable students of the game. He understands every offensive position and their role.
Mohamed Khalil

St. Augustine

Mo has been a three-year starter and four-year letterman on the varsity football team. Playing all along the offensive and defensive line, he is the Dean of Linemen. Mo is a big part of our Christian Service Life, acting as a big brother to a Kairos Leader and makes regular weekend visits to the orphanage in Tijuana.


Tyler Gaffney

Cathedral Catholic

Tyler played in this rivalry against St. Augustine three times. During his high school career, he totaled over 3,200 rushing yards averaging nearly 9 yards per carry and 165 yards per game and 58 total touchdowns. Tyler went on to play for the Stanford Cardinal football and baseball teams. As a running back in the Pac-12 he was named second team All-Pac 12 and USA Today second team All-American, as well as the Pac-12 Championship MVP in 2013. Tyler was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the 2014 NFL draft. In August of 2017 he was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Accepting the award on his behalf is coach Sean Doyle.
Tyler Herberger

St. Augustine

Tyler was a three-year starter on the varsity team, playing in the rivalry all three of those years. In Tyler’s senior season, on the team’s way to the CIF Championship, he was a contributor on both sides of the ball. In that year’s rivalry game, he rushed 11 times for 40 yards and 1 TD. On the defensive side, he recorded 13 tackles to lead the defense and the team to a 19 – 9 victory.


Starting at the first play from scrimmage, this game was all St. Augustine. With the visiting team winning the last 10 meetings, this one was no different. Saint Augustine broke a 60+ yard run on the Saints’ first play of the game. It seemed no matter what Cathedral did, they just could not get anything going offensively as St. Augustine forced an interception on its first defensive outing. By the end of the first half St. Augustine had a controlling 11 point lead as they held the Dons to only two field goals in the first half. Hoping for a helpful pep talk from coach Sean Doyle at the half, the Dons came out swinging, but were held scoreless in the second half as St. Augustine rolled, scoring pretty much at will behind their quarterback Angelo Peraza and running back (#25) with a final score of 45-6.