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September 24, 1988 | BILL ROBERTSON
After only three weeks into the season, Katella High School looks as if it's ready to compete for the Empire League title. Senior running back Joe Pastorello scored 2 touchdowns and rushed for 150 yards in 26 carries to help Katella to a 23-0 nonleague victory over Orange Friday night at Glover Stadium in front of 1500. Pastorello's two touchdowns runs give him seven for the season as Katella improved to 2-1. Orange, which finished fourth in the Pacific Coast League last year is 0-3.
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July 3, 1999 | DAVE McKIBBEN
Joe Pastorello will be representing the United States in the Pan American Games this summer as a member of the boxing team. But this wasn't the likely scenario six years ago. Back then, Pastorello seemed more interested in self-destruction than self-respect or self-advancement. Pastorello, a Times All-Orange County linebacker and state wrestling champion at Katella High, had a nice career going at the Air Force Academy.
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April 15, 1989
Running back Joe Pastorello of Katella High School heads the list of nominations for the North team that will participate in the 30th Orange County all-star football game June 30 at Orange Coast College's LeBard Stadium. Pastorello rushed for 1,132 yards and 15 touchdowns for Katella, establishing career and single-season rushing marks at the school. Quarterbacks Tracy Garrett of Valencia, Albert Razo of La Habra, Pete Montera of Kennedy and Jason Neben of Orange Lutheran were also nominated.
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April 15, 1989
Running back Joe Pastorello of Katella High School heads the list of nominations for the North team that will participate in the 30th Orange County all-star football game June 30 at Orange Coast College's LeBard Stadium. Pastorello rushed for 1,132 yards and 15 touchdowns for Katella, establishing career and single-season rushing marks at the school. Quarterbacks Tracy Garrett of Valencia, Albert Razo of La Habra, Pete Montera of Kennedy and Jason Neben of Orange Lutheran were also nominated.
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July 3, 1999 | DAVE McKIBBEN
Joe Pastorello will be representing the United States in the Pan American Games this summer as a member of the boxing team. But this wasn't the likely scenario six years ago. Back then, Pastorello seemed more interested in self-destruction than self-respect or self-advancement. Pastorello, a Times All-Orange County linebacker and state wrestling champion at Katella High, had a nice career going at the Air Force Academy.
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November 19, 1988
Dominguez High School jumped to a 21-0 lead and coasted to a 21-8 victory over Katella Friday in the first round of the Southern Section Division III playoffs at Dominguez. Kenny Barnes rushed for 125 yards and scored on runs of 41 and 2 yards for Dominguez (10-1). He also ran for a 2-point conversion. Bruce Walker scored Dominguez's first touchdown on a 15-yard run in the first quarter. Joe Pastorello scored on a 4-yard run for Katella (6-4-1) in the second quarter.
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October 8, 1988 | ARA NAJARIAN
Joe Pastorello, Katella High School tailback, did everything from score touchdowns to being named homecoming king in leading Katella to a 10-0 nonleague victory over La Mirada Friday night in front of 625 at Glover Stadium in Anaheim. Pastorello, a senior who also punts and plays linebacker, rushed for 88 yards in 23 carries and scored on a 13-yard run with 2:46 left in the first quarter to lead Katella. Pastorello's performance offset that of La Mirada's John Jones, who had 100 yards rushing.
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December 1, 1988
Quarterback Todd Gragnano of Los Alamitos High School and fullback Joe Pastorello of Katella were named players of the year in the Empire League by the league's football coaches. Gragnano passed for 1,560 yards and 11 touchdowns in 10 games. Pastorello rushed for 1,132 yards and 15 touchdowns. Los Alamitos linebacker Eric Thompson was named the league's defensive player of the year.
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September 10, 1988 | SCOTT JONES
Running back Joe Pastorello rushed for three touchdowns to lead Katella High School to a 26-10 victory over Magnolia in the season opener for both schools Friday at Handel Stadium. Pastorello, who finished with 184 yards in 14 carries, scored on runs of 2, 45 and 71 yards. Katella quarterback Dennis Briggs scored his team's other touchdown on a 23-yard run in the second quarter. Magnolia took a 3-0 second-quarter lead, converting a fumble recovery into a 20-yard Richard Anderson field goal.
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October 1, 1988 | LEN HALL
Katella 7, Costa Mesa 7--A 53-yard pass from sophomore quarterback Dennis Briggs to senior fullback Joe Pastorello with 10 minutes left enabled Katella to tie Costa Mesa in front of 500 at Newport Harbor High School. Katella (2-1-1) started the game quickly, driving on its first series 67 yards to the Costa Mesa 2-yard line. But a fumbled handoff between Briggs and Pastorello was recovered at the line of scrimmage by Costa Mesa's Quoc Phan.
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September 24, 1988 | BILL ROBERTSON
After only three weeks into the season, Katella High School looks as if it's ready to compete for the Empire League title. Senior running back Joe Pastorello scored 2 touchdowns and rushed for 150 yards in 26 carries to help Katella to a 23-0 nonleague victory over Orange Friday night at Glover Stadium in front of 1500. Pastorello's two touchdowns runs give him seven for the season as Katella improved to 2-1. Orange, which finished fourth in the Pacific Coast League last year is 0-3.
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March 5, 1989
Covina High School's Tony Trujillo and Irvine Woodbridge's Heath Sims each won their second CIF state wrestling championships Saturday at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. Trujillo (53-0), a senior, and Selma High sophomore Gary Quintana were tied in the 112-pound final after overtime. Trujillo won on a tiebreaking rule that gave the match to the wrestler who was credited with the first reversal. Trujillo had previously won a state championship at 98-pounds as a sophomore.
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March 2, 1990 | JEFF RILEY
Westlake High's Billy Hunter is the favorite in the 175-pound division in the state championships today and Saturday at University of the Pacific in Stockton. Hunter, who won the Southern Section 4-A Division title last Saturday and is 37-0 with 30 pins, finished second at 175 pounds in last year's state meet. He lost, 1-0, to Katella's Joe Pastorello. Hunter is one of five Valley-area Southern Section wrestlers who will make the trip.
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