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Story and photos by Liz Alper
October 13, 2018 (El Cajon) - It happens every year; the Cougars make their way up the hill from Campo Road to Hillsdale Road for a battle to claim the street that unites them both. Week eight of ECM Friday Night Lights brings you the midseason East County classic, the Battle for the Jamacha Trophy. It’s been a year since Thomas Fishburne led the Cougars to victory on Norse turf to keep Steele Canyon the owners of Jamacha Road. He’s at Southwestern College now. Can the Cougars still defend their stretch of pavement without him?