Prospect Recap: Week Two

Sept. 7 -- We look at how UCLA prospects did in week two of the high school football season...

***Game of the Week:***  Corona (Calif.) Centennial def. Gardena (Calif.) Serra, 52-13

After a nailbiter a year ago in the playoffs, Centennial had no problem with Serra in the Honor Bowl.  Despite two sacks from UCLA commit Oluwole Betiku, the Serra defense couldn't stop the Huskies offense.  UCLA recruit Javon McKinley had a 78-yard touchdown reception and had a 74-yard kickoff return on the opening kickoff to set up the first touchdown.  UCLA recruit Brandon Burton had a 79-yard touchdown reception in the loss. 

Kapolei (Hawaii) def. Honolulu (Hawaii) Moanalua, 33-21

UCLA committed offensive lineman Sean Auwae and the Hurricanes offense put up 540 yards in offense, including 464 through the air, to top Moanalua.

Bakersfield (Calif.) Ridgeview def. Bakersfield (Calif.) Liberty, 29-14

Playing without Utah State quarterback commit Jordan Love, Liberty and Krys Barnes, one of UCLA's earlier commits, dropped their second game of the season.  

Rialto (Calif.) Carter def. Rialto (Calif.), 65-0

With UCLA commit Lokeni Toailoa out after being ejected from their week one game, Carter still had no issues with Rialto, shutting them out. UCLA recruit and San Jose State commit Leni Toailoa had two tackles, one for loss, and a 26-yard reception in the game.

Concord (Calif.) De La Salle def. San Mateo (Calif.) Serra, 37-21

De La Salle scored 28 first quarter points and got their first victory of the year.  UCLA recruit Boss Tagaloa had four tackles and a sack and tight end recruit Devin Asiasi had three catches for 71 yards in the win.

Orange (Calif.) Lutheran def. Encino (Calif.) Crespi, 43-28

UCLA 2017 recruit Brandon McKinney had five tackles, one for loss and one interception in the Lancers win over Crespi.  UCLA commit Jalen Starks had 197 yards on 20 carries, including a 73-yard touchdown run and a 48-yard scamper for a score.  

Redlands (Calif.) East Valley def. West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade, 51-42

In a matchup of the past two CIF State D-II champs, the 2014 champs, REV, held off a late rally by the Eagles. UCLA commit Dymond Lee threw two touchdown passes in the loss.

Broomfield (Colo.) Legacy def. Broomfield (Colo.), 35-31

UCLA quarterback commit Matt Lynch led a last minute drive that culminated in a 2-yard touchdown run to help Legacy rally to beat crosstown rival Broomfield in their season opener.  Lynch was 18-for-30 for 245 yards with three touchdown passes to two interceptions in the win.

Fresno (Calif.) Clovis West vs. Bakersfield (Calif.) Centennial, 33-21

Trailing 21-6 at the half, Clovis West got a second half touchdown from UCLA verbal Darian Owens to spark their second half rally.  It was Owens' second touchdown of the game, the four-star athlete also scoring in the first half on a 90-yard kickoff return. 

Riverside (Calif.) King def. Temecula (Calif.) Great Oak, 23-17

UCLA commit Demetric Felton rushed for over 100 yards, including a 55-yard rushing touchdown, but Great Oak lost in overtime.  A 78-yard touchdown run by Felton was negated by a holding penalty on the final drive of the game, which would have been the go-ahead touchdown.

Forest Grove (Ore.) def. Portland (Ore.) David Douglas, 38-28

UCLA commit Osa Odighizuwa had a sack and three tackles for loss, but Douglas couldn't stop the aerial attack of Forest Grove, and lost by 10 in their season opener. 

Torrance (Calif.) North def. Palos Verdes (Calif.) Peninsula, 40-14

With UCLA linebackers coach Scott White looking on, five-star linebacker Mique Juarez threw for three touchdowns and ran for three and added a two-point conversion in a 26-point rout of Peninsula.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw def. South Gate (Calif.) South East, 59-14

UCLA target Marquis Lawson had a 55-yard punt return for a touchdown and running back Aundre Carter, the younger brother of former Bruin running back Raymond Carter, added a 30-yard scoring run and a 55-yard touchdown pass.

Mesa (Ariz.) Red Mountain def. Westlake (Calif.), 28-18

A slow start hurt Westlake and they dropped an interstate game to Red Mountain of Arizona.  UCLA recruit Theo Howard had four catches for 99 yards in the loss.

Fresno (Calif.) Bullard def. Clovis (Calif.) Buchanan, 21-16

Despite getting 12 tackles from UCLA target Bryson Young, Buchanan dropped their first game of the year by five.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Hawkins def. Eagle Rock, 18-14

Hawkins held on to beat Eagle Rock by four, thanks for 123 yards rushing from Greg Johnson, the 2017 four-star athlete, who added a touchdown.  2017 five-star receiver Joseph Lewis had three catches for 49 yards and a touchdown and 2018 four-star Jalen Hall added four catches for 49 yards.

Santa Margarita (Calif.) def. Corona (Calif.) Santiago, 59-14

Santa Margarita got a huge performance from UCLA recruit Dylan Crawford, who had five catches for 168 yards and three touchdowns in a blowout win of Santiago. 

Others

Hayward (Calif.) Moreau Catholic and long snapper commit Johnny Den Bleyker topped Hayward (Calif.) Mt. Eden, 51-0. Lafayette (La.) St. Thomas More and punter commit Bailey Raborn beat Sulphur (La.), 34-13. Nashville (Tenn.) Montgomery Bell Academy and UCLA tight end commit Jordan Wilson beat Memphis (Tenn.) Melrose, 62-21. Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (QC) John Abbot College and UCLA kicker commit J.J. Molson routed Drummondville (QC), 70-0.

Bye Week:

Los Angeles (Calif.) Windward and UCLA commit Breland Brandt had the week off.


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