Weekend Recruiting Recap: Week 2

A look back at how UCLA's top recruiting targets and commits did in their week two games, including a big performance by a four-star defensive commit...

Game of the Week: Anaheim Servite def. La Habra, 24-16
In a matchup of two defending CIF-SS champions, the Pac-5 champs, Servite, outlasted their O.C. brethren, La Habra, who was led by UCLA commit Aaron Porter.  The four-star future Bruin had three sacks and a tackle for loss in the second half, but it was enough for the Highlanders, who dropped their first game of the year.

Honolulu Punahou def. Honolulu St. Louis, 35-0
Punahou, led by UCLA commit Steven Lakalaka and UCLA target DeForest Buckner, rolled over their Honolulu rivals, shutting them out.  Buckner had a sack as the Punahou defense neutralized St. Louis and Lakalaka had 73 yards and two touchdowns on the ground for the BufNBlu.

Murrieta Vista Murrieta def. Corona Santiago, 25-0
Washington commit Jeremy Castro, who was at UCLA's game on Saturday, and 2013 target Su'a Cravens, helped the Broncos shut out a Santiago offense, with UCLA commit Isaiah Folasa on the line, in a non-league matchup.

Corona Centennial def. Santa Ana Mater Dei, 28-20
Two of the top traditional programs in the West tangled with the Huskies rallying for two touchdowns in the fourth quarter. Arizona State commit Milo Jordan, who UCLA is still recruiting (and was at the Texas game), had five tackles and a sack for the Huskies.

Riverside North def. Mission Hills Alemany, 36-35
UCLA commit Jerico Richardson had five catches for 98 yards and a touchdown and 2013 UCLA offer holder Steven Mitchell had two touchdowns, both from 83-yards, one a run and one a reception, but North scored 15 points in the fourth quarter to rally for the win.

Encino Crespi def. Clovis West, 42-28
Crespi, behind four-star offensive linemen Jordan Simmons and three-star wide receiver Chris Harper outlasted Clovis West in an intersectional game.  Harper caught 12 passes for 140 yards and scored two touchdowns to help the Celts to a win.

Gardena Serra def. Mira Costa, 33-0
The Cavs were without an injured Raymond Ford, a UCLA commit, but a defense full of UCLA recruits like Thomas Brown and Kache Palacio, helped shut out Mira Costa.  Brown had six tackles and ran for a pair of touchdowns.

Mission Viejo def. La Quinta, 47-21
The Diablos, with UCLA target Colby Cyburt anchoring the offensive line, jumped out to a 34-0 lead and cruised to a 47-21 win in preparation for their game against Long Beach Poly.

Long Beach Poly def. Harbor City Narbonne, 19-16
Poly thwarted a late Narbonne rally and made it a long night for 2013 quarterback Troy Williams, who UCLA is heavily recruiting, sacking him eight times.  UCLA recruit Richard Smith had seven catches for 97 yards and a touchdown.

Euless Trinity def. Irving, 64-0
The dominant Trinity offense, anchored by UCLA commit Hiva Lutui on the line, rolled up a 64-0 win for the second straight week to stay unbeaten.

Kona (Hawaii) Kealakehe def. Waiakea, 48-13
Led by UCLA commit Psalm Wooching, Kealakehe cruised to an easy 35-point win.  Wooching had six carries for 43 yards and a score in the win.

Other UCLA Commits in Action
Spring Valley (Calif.) Steele Canyon and linemen Mario Yakoo beat Temescal Canyon, 24-10.  Bear (Dele.) Red Lion Christian defensive end Eli Ankou lost to Baltimore Calvert Hall, 28-27 and Diablo Valley (Calif.) College defensive end Morgan Breslin had two sacks in a 31-26 win over Contra Costa. Fresno Bullard and Ian Taubler had a bye.

Other UCLA Offerees in Action
Los Angeles Dorsey and linebacker Jeremiah Allison topped Los Angeles Garfield, 32-26. Puyallup and Joshua Garnett defeated Graham-Kapowsin, 49-34.

Other UCLA Recruits in Action
Chatsworth Sierra Canyon and quarterback Tyler Stewart rolled on Village Christian, coached by former UCLA quarterback Jay Schroeder, 58-13.  Stewart was 13-for-18 for 206 yards and four touchdown passes..


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