Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 | 10:46 a.m.
If you don’t have tickets for Friday’s Bishop Gorman High football game against visiting Servite High of Anaheim, Calif., you’ll have to watch the game on ESPNU.
School officials said Thursday morning they are sold out of tickets, with 5,000 sold in advance. Fertitta Field seats 3,600 with a standing room capacity of 5,000.
This is Gorman’s second game on an ESPN family of networks, with the Gaels' late-August contest against Armwood High of Florida also packed to near capacity.
“Since I have been at Gorman I have never seen a crowd like that,” said Gorman coach Tony Sanchez, the Gaels’ third-year head coach. “We’ve had full crowds before, but we have never had that spirited of a crowd.”
Friday’s game will also have a pro-Gorman feel, but there will be plenty of Servite supporters making the short drive. Gorman gave Servite an allotment of 2,000 tickets, which they partially sold. The remaining tickets were returned to Gorman and sold.