Game of the Week: Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco def. Long Beach (Calif.) Poly, 33-21
Thanks to another big game from 2016 four-star running back Sean McGrew, the Braves rallied past the Jackrabbits with 13 fourth-quarter points to move on to the CIF-SS Pac-5 Finals. McGrew ran for 149 yards on 25 carries and scored a touchdown. UCLA quarterback commit Josh Rosen was 11-for-15 for 129 yards and two touchdowns to help the Braves move back to the finals. Long Beach Poly four-star defensive lineman Joseph Wicker, a UCLA target, had six tackles in the game.
Corona (Calif.) Centennial def. La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat, 38-37
It was the Javon McKinley Show for the Huskies, who got a career-day from the 2016 four-star with a UCLA offer. McKinley caught 11 passes for 282 yards and scored three touchdowns to move the Huskies into the CIF-SS Pac-5 finals. Two more UCLA targets in 2016 did their part for Amat, cornerback Trevon Sidney picking off a pass and receiver Tyler Vaughns catching a touchdown pass.
Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta def. Upland (Calif.), 24-14
The Highlanders saw their season come to an end in a semifinal upset. UCLA commit Josh Woods rushed for 73 yards on 12 carries, but was kept out of the end zone in the loss.
Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman def. Henderson (Nev.) Liberty, 50-0
The Gaels moved on to the state championship with a 50-point rout of Liberty and keep them in line for Scout's national championship (they're No. 1 in the country by Scout). UCLA commit Alize Jones only played sparingly in the blowout and didn't catch a touchdown pass in the win.
Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian Academy def. Lakeland (Fla.) Christian, 42-28
While Lakeland Christian running back T.J. Simmons, a UCLA commit, still out with a leg injury, First Academy TCA and UCLA commit Victor Alexander, got the upperhand to move on in the state playoffs. Alexander had six tackles and one for a loss. UCLA target Jeff Holland had 130 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Manvel (Texas) def. Cypress (Texas) Woods, 63-47
Manvel and UCLA commit William Lockett 'only' scored 63 points this week, a week after putting up 76, but got the win and move on to the state quarterfinals.
Fresno (Calif.) Clovis North and UCLA commit Bolu Olorunfunmi have completed their season. San Leandro (Calif.) and UCLA commit Stephen Johnson have completed their season. Herriman (Utah) and UCLA commit Andre James have completed their season. Honolulu (Hawaii) St. Louis and UCLA commit Fred Ulu-Perry have completed their season. Los Angeles (Calif.) Windward and UCLA commit Breland Brandt have completed their season. Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde and UCLA commit Tevita Halalilo have completed their season. Tempe (Ariz.) Corona Del Sol and UCLA commit Cassius Peat have completed their season. Orange (Calif.) Lutheran and UCLA target Keisean Lucier-South have completed their season. Salt Lake City (Utah) Brighton linebacker and UCLA target Osa Masina have completed their season. Lodi (Calif.) Tokay and UCLA commit L.J. Reed have completed their season. Orange (Calif.) Coast College and UCLA commit Zach Bateman have completed their season. La Mirada (Calif.) and UCLA target Tony Brown have completed their season. Monrovia (Calif.) and UCLA target Octavius Spencer completed their season. San Gorgonio (Calif.) and UCLA target Nathan Meadors have completed their season.