UCLA Prospect Preview: Week Nine

Oct. 23 -- Check out where UCLA prospects will be playing this weekend throughout the country...

***Game of the Week:*** La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat vs. West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade

Another Mission League game featuring UCLA commits on each squad. Bishop Amat has new UCLA commit Chris Gaston in the secondary along with USC commits Tyler Vaughns and Trevon Sidney. Chaminade quarterback/receiver Dymond Lee, a UCLA commit, will lead the Eagles against the Lancers and 2018 running back T.J. Pledger gives the Eagles playmaking ability out of the backfield.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw vs. Los Angeles (Calif.) Hawkins

Crenshaw and UCLA verbal Marquis Lawson as well as Washington State pledge Derek Moore take on upstart and unbeaten Hawkins with UCLA targets Jalen Hall, Joseph Lewis and Greg Johnson.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola vs. Mission Hills (Calif.) Alemany

Loyola, with Stanford commit David Long and UCLA target Myles Bryant, as well as new 2017 running back offeree Drake Beasley, continue to plug along this season. Alemany features 2018 four-star quarterback Brevin White, the son of a UCLA grad and the brother of ASU freshman quarterback Brady White.

Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame vs. Encino (Calif.) Crespi

Crespi running back and UCLA commit Jalen Starks was dismissed from the team last week. That keeps the pressure on 2018 quarterback Hamish McClure, the son of UCLA defensive line coach Angus McClure. Crespi defensive end Marcus Moore, is hoping to be back this week. Notre Dame has three-star running back Leo Lambert.

Long Beach (Calif.) Poly vs. Lakewood (Calif.)

The Jackrabbits are led by five-star athlete Jack Jones who plays receiver and defensive back as well as 2017 linebacker Joshua Brown, Jayon's younger brother and 2018 safety Cameron McDonald, who UCLA offered last month. Utah commit Davir Hamilton, who has a UCLA offer, plays both ways for the Jackrabbits. Lakewood's top prospect is two-way 2017 athlete Victor Bates, who has an early offer from Oregon State.

Concord (Calif.) De La Salle vs. Loomis (Calif.) Del Oro

De La Salle features UCLA’s top interior line prospect, Boss Tagaloa as well as tight end target Devin Asiasi. The Spartans also boast versatile athlete Antoine Custer, who bolsters their running game. Del Oro is led by two-way three-star athlete Trey Udoffia, a commit to Colorado.

Rialto (Calif.) Carter vs. Rialto (Calif.) Eisenhower

Carter, with UCLA verbal Lokeni Toailoa and his brother Leni Toailoa, one of UCLA's newest commit, try to make it three in a row when they take on Ike.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Cathedral vs. La Canda (Calif.) St. Francis

Cathedral has safety Rhedi Short, one of UCLA's 2017 verbals, along with receiver Jamire Calvin and safety Elijah Blades. St. Francis has UCLA recruit Tre Polamalu, the son of Bruin running backs coach Kennedy Polamalu.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Cathedral vs. Santa Fe Springs (Calif.) St. Paul

Salesian has UCLA verbal Rahyme Johnson as well as 2017 recruit Deommodore Lenoir and they try to keep pace in the Angelus League race.

Westlake (Calif.) vs. Moorpark (Calif.)

Westlake brings in four-star receiver Theo Howard, who visited UCLA officially earlier this month and the Warriors try to stay unbeaten in the Marmonte League.

Fresno (Calif.) Clovis West vs. Fresno (Calif.) Clovis East

Clovis West and UCLA verbal Darian Owens as well as five-star linebacker Caleb Kelly take on crosstown foe Clovis East.

Temecula (Calif.) Great Oak vs. Temecula (Calif.) Valley

UCLA commit Demetric Felton and Great Oak meet crosstown foe Temecula Valley.

Elk Grove (Calif.) Franklin vs. Carmichael (Calif.) Jesuit

UCLA safety recruit Lamar Jackson and Franklin take on Jesuit, which features four-star athlete Beau Bisharat, a commit to Stanford.

Broomfield (Colo.) Legacy vs. Louisville (Colo.) Monarch

Legacy and UCLA quarterback commit Matt Lynch take on Monarch in a league game.

Other Games:

Bakersfield (Calif.) Liberty and UCLA linebacker commit Krys Barnes meet Bakersfield (Calif.) Garces. Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (QC) John Abbot College and UCLA kicker commit J.J. Molson vs. Beauce-Appalaches (QC). Lafayette (La.) St. Thomas More and UCLA punter commit Bailey Raborn face Lafayette (La.) Teurlings Catholic. Nashville (Tenn.) Montgomery Bell Academy and UCLA tight end commit Jordan Wilson meet Chattanooga (Tenn.) Baylor. Covington (Ga.) Newton and UCLA 2017 linebacker commit Jaquan Henderson meet Lovejoy (Ga.). Corona (Calif.) Centennial and UCLA receiver prospect Javon McKinley face Corona (Calif.) Santiago. Fontana (Calif.) Summit and UCLA receiver prospect Damian Alloway face Colton (Calif.).

Bye Week:

Los Angeles (Calif.) Windward and Bruin verbal Breland Brandt have a bye. Hayward (Calif.) Moreau Catholic and long snapper commit Johnny Den Bleyker are off. Gardena (Calif.) Serra and UCLA target Brandon Burton and Oluwole Betiku have a bye.

Season Complete:

Kapolei (Hawaii) and UCLA center commit Sean Auwae had their season conclude last weekend.


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