Football

Capistrano Valley’s Nathan Manning making a name for himself

Capistrano Valley quarterback Nathan Manning drops back to throw a pass against Yorba Linda in a non-league game at Capistrano Valley High in Mission Viejo on Friday, September  15, 2017. (Photo by Sam Gangwer, Orange County Register/SCNG)
Capistrano Valley quarterback Nathan Manning drops back to throw a pass against Yorba Linda in a non-league game at Capistrano Valley High in Mission Viejo on Friday, September 15, 2017. (Photo by Sam Gangwer, Orange County Register/SCNG)

MISSION VIEJO – Capistrano Valley quarterback Nathan Manning likes what he has seen of the player on film.

“Really quick,” he says with a shy smile. “Athletic.”

Manning could be describing a player on El Toro’s defense, which he will face Friday night, Oct. 13, in a Sea View League showdown at El Toro High. But instead he is paying homage to his father, Tim Manning, a former Trabuco Hills football standout…

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