Scout Recruiting Team Out West

A look at the games that the Scout Recruiting Team out West will be hitting this weekend...


Mesa (Az.) Mountain View at Scottsdale Desert Mountain at 7 p.m.
Despite having two of the best prospects in the nation, Desert Mountain is off to a 2-4 start. Texas A&M commit, quarterback Kyle Allen, and Oklahoma commit, wide receiver Mark Andrews, have put up big numbers but the Wolves have struggled to get in the win column. Mountain View is playing good football right now, they are 5-1 and their quarterback, John Clark, is hot. (@jason247scout)


Peoria (Az.) Liberty at Glendale Deer Valley at 7 p.m.
Deer Valley features two of the state's top defensive ends and both are just juniors. Brian Calhoun is one of the state's leaders in sacks and at 6-foot-6, 250 pounds, looks like a major college prospect. Opposite is 6-foot-3, pass rusher Marlon Xavier. He has a good burst off the edge. Devon Palomino is one of the state's top quarterback prospects and has an offer from the University of San Diego. Liberty may not be littered with division-one prospects but has played solid football this year. Junior corner Kory Wilson and senior linebacker Zach Neill have had big season thus far. (@jason247scout)

Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco at Santa Margarita (Calif.) at Saddleback College at 7 p.m. on FOX Sports 1
Two of the top underclass quarterbacks in the country lead their teams in a game televised nationally by FOX Sports 1.  Santa Margarita's K.J. Costello, a Scout 2016 Watch List passer runs the Eagles offense and 2015 receiver Kyle Sweet is his favorite target, the two connecting for 300 yards earlier this season against Bishop Gorman.  Jeremy McNichols, a commit to Utah, is a versatile playmaker for the Eagles, playing both running back and receiver.  St. John Bosco, ranked No. 8 nationally by FOX Sports, is paced by 2015 quarterback Josh Rosen, the No. 2 quarterback in the 2015 class nationally and a five-star by  He leads a Braves offense that is bolstered up front by Damien Mama, Scout's No. 1 offensive guard prospect in the 2014 class.  Boise State commit Shay Fields is his top target.  Defensively, there are few teams as talented as the Braves, their line led by USC commit Malik Dorton and three-star Jacob Tuioti-Mariner at the defensive ends.  Washington State commit Chandler Leniu, the heart and soul of the Braves defense, is their middle linebacker.  And the secondary is loaded, with Cal commit and four-star Jaleel Wadood anchoring it at safety.  Four-star cornerback Naijiel Hale, who's committed to Arizona, plays opposite three-star corner Chandler Hawkins, a verbal to Air Force.  (@BrandonHuffman)

San Juan Capistrano (Calif.) JSerra at Orange Lutheran (Calif.) at 7 p.m.
JSerra is led by two-way athlete Dante Pettis, one of the top sleeper prospects in the region. Pettis is a dynamic player on both sides of the ball capable of impacting the game at receiver and safety. He currently has offers from Nevada, San Diego State and Villanova but his talent level is high and he can play for just about anyone out West. Junior quarterback Nick Robinson is an intriguing player with some upside. At 6-foot-1, 195-pounds, he has a nice, athletic frame, quick release and a live arm. The Lancers are led by one of the nation's elite 2015 prospects in defensive end Keisean Lucier-South. The 5-star prospect has offers from several Pac 12 programs including Arizona, California, Oregon, UCLA, USC and Washington along with national programs like Miami, Tennessee and Texas. Linebacker Aisea Tongilava is a San Jose State commit and one of the fastest 'backers in the state. He ran a 4.58-40 at the SoCal NIKE Camp and earned all-Trinity League honors last season. Defensive back Cory Hollowell is another player to watch. The corner has looked strong in coverage all season and could be assigned the task of shadowing Pettis all over the field. (@GregBiggins)

FOX Sports West Prepzone at 7 p.m. (Prepzone)
FOX Sports West features four games per week streamed live on the internet with broadcasters and color analysts, and multi-angle cameras. This week Prepzone Live will feature host Kevin Barnett and Director of Scouting Scott Kennedy, highlighting the action from each of the four games as well as other news and notes across the Southland. Here is a look at this week's action on FOX Sports West's Prepzone. (@ScoutKennedy)

Mission Viejo (Calif.) at Redlands (Calif.) East Valley at 7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Prime Ticket

Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame at West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade at 7:00 p.m.  Live Stream

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