One of UCLA's top targets, offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley, will lead the Bishop Gorman offense, with running back Shaquille Powell, who UCLA is also recruiting, against the top team in Southern California, Anaheim Servite, in a huge Western clash in Sin City. The Friars are led by BYU commit Butch Pauu and Boise State commit Travis Averill.
Murrieta Vista Murrieta at
Encino Crespi at 7:00 p.m. on FoxSportsWest.com
One of the best non-league games of the year will bring Inland Empire power Vista Murrieta to the San Fernando Valley to take on Crespi. Four-star defensive end Jeremy Castro, a commit to Washington, will matchup against four-star offensive lineman Jordan Simmons, while safety Su'a Cravens, a Scout 2013 Top 100 prospect, with a UCLA offer, will try to stop three-star receiver Chris Harper and running back Mike Davison.
Gardena Serra vs. Mira Costa
While Serra lost a lot of talent from the 2010 team, there is an awful lot returning, and including UCLA commit Raymond Ford, SMU commit Kache Palacio, and camp phenom Thomas Brown at linebacker. Quarterback Troy Williams has generated a lot of buzz for Narbonne as early as his freshman season and is now one of the top 2013 quarterbacks in the West.
Calabasas at Westlake Village Oaks Christian at 7:00 p.m.
The sandwich game between St. Bonaventure and Westlake will pit Oaks Christian, behind UCLA target Ishmael Adams, against Calabasas.
Orange Lutheran vs. Redondo Union
OLu is led up front by 2013 UCLA offer holder John Lopez and 2013 prospect Colin Sutton, who plays opposite Lopez, as well as Florida State commit Christo Kourtzidis.
Long Beach Poly vs. Compton
The Jackrabbits, who have five Arizona State commits, receiver Josiah Blandin, receiver Richard Smith, cornerback Randall Goforth, linebacker Salamo Fiso and linebacker Matthew Rowe and top 2013 defensive back David Price, who UCLA is recruiting, kick off Moore League play against Compton.
Mission Viejo vs. Carson
The Diablos are led by one of the best offensive lines in the region, headed by three-star Colby Cyburt, a major UCLA target and Austin Maass (San Diego State commit). Meanwhile, Carson features one of the premier receivers in the country, Darreus Rogers, a USC commit that UCLA is recruiting.
Mission Hills Alemany vs. Los Angeles Dorsey
Several UCLA targets are in this game, with Alemany led by UCLA commit Jerico Richardson and 2013 UCLA target Steven Mitchell. Dorsey features UCLA offeree Jeremiah Allison at linebacker and USC commit Jaydon Mickens at receiver.
Honolulu Punahou vs. Honolulu Kamehameha
Punahou, led by UCLA commit Steven Lakalaka and UCLA target DeForest Buckner, a four-star defensive end as well as 2013 linebacker Isaac Savaiinaea take on city rivals Kamehameha, who have Utah commit Kiha Sai and two-star prospect Keoni Bush-Loo.
Other UCLA Commits in Action
Spring Valley Steele Canyon and UCLA commit Mario Yakoo face Point Loma. Kona (Hawaii) Kealakehe and running back Psalm Wooching play Hilo. Bear (Dele.) Red Lion Christian defensive end Eli Ankou takes on Our Lady of Good Counsel (Mary.). Diablo Valley (Calif.) College defensive end Morgan Breslin takes on Santa Rosa. Corona Santiago and Isaiah Folasa play Riverside King.
Other UCLA Offerees in Action
Sacramento Grant and Shaquille Thompson will face Merced in a non-league game.
Thursday Night Results
Bellflower St. John Bosco and UCLA recruits Dalis Bruce and Davonte Young beat La Habra and UCLA commit Ian Taubler, 41-6. UCLA verbal Hiva Lutui and Euless (Texas) Trinity defeated L.D. Blue Bell, 45-11.