Gonzales football

 You could here it in coach Kevin Bonincontri's voice. Relief mixed in with joy for his players.
 Gonzales was one win away last year from going back to the playoffs for the first time in a decade.
 Instead, what transpired was a nine-game losing streak that came to a halt on Friday.
 Beset with injuries beyond believe crippled the Spartans this year. Yet, the 25 or so that fill out the roster have pushed through adversity.
 Finally a reward for their refusal to quit.
 Bonincontri was forced to make some drastic decisions this season, such as moving his best receiver to quarterback after losing his first two signal callers to injuries in Week 2 and Week 3.
 When you realize that quarterback Jose Espinosa has been playing the last five weeks with a severe ankle sprain, his performance is note worthy.
 With no experience behind center, Espinosa has thrown for nearly 900 yards and 10 touchdowns. He also leads the team in rushing, accounting for six touchdowns in Gonzales' win over Marina.
 Granted it's just one win. Still it's a confidence builder for the youth of the program. Ten sophomores  make up the roster. Bonincontri will use it as a building block for next year

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