SUN VALLEY, Calif. ‚Äî St. Monica football lost its season opener to Village Christian, 28-7, on Saturday night.
Next for St. Monica is the home opener against nearby Malibu. The game is scheduled for Saturday at Santa Monica College‚Äôs Corsair Field. The game begins at 7:30 p.m.
The game will be Malibu‚Äôs first of the season.
The St. Monica Mariners expect to have running back Nick Pegnato back in action. He missed Saturday‚Äôs game with a broken wrist. A number of other Mariners are injured, but Head Coach Adam Guerra hopes to be back to full strength within the next couple of weeks.