For weeks, much has been made about a potential Week 10 matchup featuring undefeated Downey and Gregori. Both teams appeared on a collision course to meet with identical 9-0 records during the final week of the regular season, with the Modesto Metro Conference championship on the line.
Modesto High coach Brett Wagner and Downey coach Jeremy Plaa talk about the game on Friday night between their two teams. Modesto defeated Downey 38-28 on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Plaa gave great praise to Modesto High quarterback Norvale Howard.