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Comet’s football’s rocky season

A Palomar football player, wearing an entire red uniform, runs and carries a football in his left arm. An opposing player and two team players run behind him.
With no one open, Palomar’s quarterback takes to his feet to try to get into scoring range in the fourth quarter of the game. Comets met the Gouchos on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. The final score was 39-27. (Mitchell P. Hill/Ther Telescope)
With no one open, Palomar's quarterback takes to his feet to try to get into scoring range in the fourth quarter of the game. Comets met the Gouchos on Saturday, Nov. 5, final score was 39-27. Photo by: Mitchell P. Hill/Ther Telescope
With no one open, Palomar’s quarterback takes to his feet to try to get into scoring range in the fourth quarter of the game. Comets met the Gouchos on Saturday, Nov. 5, final score was 39-27. Photo by: Mitchell P. Hill/Ther Telescope

This season for the Palomar college football team there season is over as they had a losing record 4-6 and went 2-3 in conference play.  Overall there season wasn’t as good.  Palomar has a lot a young talent that they have to work with, freshmen and sophomore coming in and trying to play at the next level and making it to a university.

With their offensive play they scored 140 points overall this year and had 28.5 points per game.  with the points per game they had overall which ranked 33th.  for the passing yards they had 2574 yards which ranked 20th overall for the comets.  They had completed 201-379  passes which ranked 24th, in the conference 115-215-6 passes which ranked 12th in community college play.

This year a freshmen started at quarterback for Palomar, His name is Matt Romero a prospect coming out of Oceanside High School, he had an alright year for a freshmen starting quarter back.  He completed 201- 378 attempts and passed 2574 yards this year.  Also this year they had a freshmen running back named Josh Bernard also out of Oceanside High school.  Bernard this year as freshmen rushed for 132 and ended up having only 474 yards which is a 3.7 average.  He had four touch downs this season for the comets.

For the comets defensively they racked up 713 tackles 25th and 333 which ranks 46th in conference play in community college play.  With sacks they had 20 this year and had 10 with conference play. It didn’t look good for them with penalties which they were ranked 1st this year.

The big star for the defense this year was Zach Gallina a Defensive back for Palomar College.  He had 55 solo tackles and 22 assist which is 81 total.

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Comet’s football’s rocky season