UCLA Prospect Preview: Week Thirteen

Nov. 20 -- Check out where UCLA prospects will be playing this weekend throughout the country...

***Game of the Week:***  La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat vs. Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian

Bishop Amat has UCLA commit Chris Gaston anchoring the secondary and a pair of USC commits in Tyler Vaughns and Trevon Sidney.  Oaks is led by new UCLA quarterback offer Matt Corral, a 2018 four-star as well as former UCLA commit Michael Pittman, the USC commit the Bruins are trying to flip back.  UCLA also offered 2017 tight end Colby Parkinson last month from Oaks and they’re keeping an eye on three-star running back Gil’Scott Jackson.

Santa Anta (Calif.) Mater Dei vs. Gardena (Calif.) Serra

Serra boasts UCLA targets in safety/receiver Brandon Burton and defensive end Oluwole Betiku.  Mater Dei has 2017 receiver Osiris St. Brown and 2019 quarterback J.T. Daniels leading the offense.   Defensively, Stanford commit Curtis Robinson and 2017 three-star cornerback Jalen Cole lead the way. 

Corona (Calif.) Centennial vs. Orange (Calif.) Lutheran

The Huskies are the defending Pac-5 champs and the top overall seed in the Pac-5 and their top prospect is Scout Top 50 receiver and Bruin target Javon McKinley, a top 10 receiver nationally.  OLu has 2017 four-star safety Brandon McKinney, who the Bruins offered earlier this season.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola vs. Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco

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 and they face No. 2 seed St. John Bosco, which has five-star offensive guard and 2017 UCLA target Wyatt Davis leading a stellar offensive line.

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

Crenshaw and UCLA verbal Marquis Lawson as well as Washington State pledge Derek Moore take on Garfield in their second round game of the City Section D-I playoffs.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey vs. Sylmar (Calif.)

Dorsey has new UCLA offered jumbo athlete Nahje Flowers along with San Diego State running back commit Parie Dedeaux and they move in to the second round of the City playoffs.

Los Angeles (Calif.) vs. Huntington Park (Calif.)

Los Angeles, which has UCLA 2017 four-star defensive line target Martin Andrus leading the unbeaten Romans, won the Coliseum League and after winning the D-III title in the City last year, move up to D-II this year and are the No. 1 seed in that division and will try to win their second straight City title.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Cathedral vs. Downey (Calif.)

Cathedral has safety Rhedi Short, one of UCLA's 2017 verbals, along with receiver Jamire Calvin and safety Elijah Blades and they face a Downey team led by four-star linebacker Darrian Franklin, an Oregon commit, Washington State cornerback commit Jalen Thompson and three-star running back Daevon Vigilant, who UCLA is watching.

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

Clovis West and UCLA verbal Darian Owens as well as five-star linebacker Caleb Kelly take on Bullard and three-star running back Charles Williams in their second round CIF-Central D-I playoff game.

Torrance (Calif.) North vs. Manhattan Beach (Calif.) Mira Costa

UCLA target Mique Juarez leads North in a second round South Bay matchup with Mira Costa.

Concord (Calif.) De La Salle vs. San Ramon (Calif.) California

The Spartans, led by UCLA targets Boss Tagaloa and Devin Asiasi, try to win another CIF-NCS title and they play their first playoff game in the quarterfinals against CalHi.

Bakersfield (Calif.) Liberty vs. Fresno (Calif.) Central

UCLA linebacker commit Krys Barnes and Liberty take on Central, which has Johnny Johnson's younger brother, Jaylon Johnson, a three-star 2017 cornerback.

Other Games:

American River (Calif.) College and UCLA defensive tackle verbal Nick Terry face Sac Joaquin (Calif.) Delta College. Nashville (Tenn.) Montgomery Bell Academy and UCLA tight end commit Jordan Wilson face Memphis (Tenn.) Christian Brothers, though Wilson is sidelined.  Hayward (Calif.) Moreau Catholic and long snapper commit Johnny Den Bleyker play Albany (Calif.) St. Mary’s in the quarterfinals. Covington (Ga.) Newton and UCLA 2017 linebacker commit Jaquan Henderson meet Suwanee (Ga.) Collins Hill in a playoff game. Fontana (Calif.) Summit and UCLA receiver prospect Damian Alloway face Chino (Calif.) in the quarterfinals of the CIF-SS playoffs.

Season Complete:

Westlake (Calif.) and UCLA receiver commit Theo Howard have completed their season.  Broomfield (Colo.) Legacy and UCLA quarterback commit Matt Lynch have completed their season. Temecula (Calif.) Great Oak and UCLA receiver commit Demetric Felton have completed their season. Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (QC) John Abbot College and UCLA kicker commit J.J. Molson have completed their season.  West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade and UCLA athlete commit Dymond Lee have completed their season. Rialto (Calif.) Carter and UCLA linebacker commit Lokeni Toailoa and safety commit Leni Toailoa have completed their season.  Los Angeles (Calif.) Windward and UCLA defensive end commit Breland Brandt have completed their season. Kapolei (Hawaii) and UCLA center commit Sean Auwae have completed their season.  Portland (Ore.) David Douglas and UCLA defensive line commit Osa Odighizuwa have completed their season. Encino (Calif.) Crespi and UCLA defensive end commit Marcus Moore and fullback commit Jalen Starks have completed their season.  Los Angeles (Calif.) Salesian and UCLA 2017 linebacker commit Rahyme Johnson have completed their season. 

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