Prospect Recap: Week Thirteen

Nov. 23 -- We look at how UCLA prospects did in week thirteen of the high school football season...

***Game of the Week:***  La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat def. Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian, 61-40

A big night by four-star athlete Michael Pittman wasn't enough for Oaks to get past Bishop Amat.  Pittman had 18 receptions for 386 yards and five touchdowns, with 2018 four-star quarterback Matt Corral throwing for 437 yards altogether and all five touchdown passes going to Pittman, to two interceptions.  Three-star running back Torreahno Sweet ran for 371 yards on 34 carries to lead the Lancers in the CIF-SS Pac-5 semifinals.

Santa Anta (Calif.) Mater Dei def. Gardena (Calif.) Serra, 28-27

Serra got five receptions for 50 yards and five tackles from UCLA target Brandon Burton and a pair of sacks from defensive end Oluwole Betiku, but a late special team miscue led to a Mater Dei touchdown and Stanford commit Curtis Robinson caught a 2-point conversion to push Mater Dei past Serra by a point.

Corona (Calif.) Centennial def. Orange (Calif.) Lutheran, 49-27

The Huskies spread it around and rolled to the CIF-SS Pac-5 semis with another playoff rout.  UCLA target Javon McKinley had three catches for 50 yards and a touchdown in the win.

Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco def. Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola, 52-14

The Braves cruised to the CIF-SS semifinals for the fourth straight year with a 38-pound blowout of Loyola.  Sean McGrew had over 300 all-purpose yards, quarterback Quentin Davis threw for 300 touchdowns and the Braves slowed Cubs running back Drake Beasley, who has a UCLA offer, to win easily.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw vs. Los Angeles (Calif.) Garfield, 54-19

Crenshaw and UCLA verbal Marquis Lawson topped Garfield by 35 to move to the City Section D-I semifinals.  Lawson had an 18-yard touchdown catch and a 25-yard touchdown reception.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey def. Sylmar (Calif.), 43-33

Dorsey and new UCLA offered jumbo athlete Nahje Flowers got past Sylmar in the quarterfinals of the City Section to move on to play Narbonne.

Los Angeles (Calif.) def. Huntington Park (Calif.), 80-0

Los Angeles, coached by former Bruin Eric Scott, had an easy win in the D-II quarters.  2017 three-star QB Kaymen Cureton was 9-for-11 for 325 yards and five touchdowns.  UCLA 2017 defensive tackle target Martin Andrus had eight tackles, two for loss and a sack.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Cathedral def. Downey (Calif.), 22-20

Cathedral slipped past Downey with a 2-point win in the quarterfinals.  UCLA commit Rhedi Short led the Phantoms defense with a team-high 12 tackles, a pass deflection and a tackle for loss.  2017 three-star Jamire Calvin had almost 200 all-purpose yards for the Phantoms.

Fresno (Calif.) Bullard def. Fresno (Calif.) Clovis West, 35-28

Clovis West and UCLA verbal Darian Owens as well as five-star linebacker Caleb Kelly had their season end with late interception sealing the win for Bullard.

Manhattan Beach (Calif.) Mira Costa def. Torrance North, 35-21

UCLA target Mique Juarez did plenty of damage on the ground for North, but struggled in the passing game and Mira Costa ended their season. Juarez ran for three downs, rushing for 180 yards on 18 carries but was 8-for-32 for 45 yards and a pick through the air.

Concord (Calif.) De La Salle def. San Ramon (Calif.) California, 47-0

The Spartans, led by UCLA targets Boss Tagaloa and Devin Asiasi, shut out CalHigh in the NCS quarterfinals.  Asiasi and Tagaloa each had a tackle for loss in the win.

Bakersfield (Calif.) Liberty def. Fresno (Calif.) Central, 40-27

UCLA linebacker commit Krys Barnes and Liberty topped Central to move to the CIF-Central Section semifinals.  Barnes had a crucial fumble recovery in the second half that led to a Liberty touchdown and put them in front for good.

Sac Joaquin Delta (Calif.) def. American River (Calif.), 24-17

In his final JC game, UCLA commit Nick Terry had seven tackles, two for loss and had 1.5 sacks for American River.

Other Games:

Nashville (Tenn.) Montgomery Bell Academy and UCLA tight end commit Jordan Wilson beat Memphis (Tenn.) Christian Brothers, 35-14, though Wilson is sidelined.  Hayward (Calif.) Moreau Catholic and long snapper commit Johnny Den Bleyker rolled Albany (Calif.) St. Mary’s, 70-34 in the quarterfinals.  Covington (Ga.) Newton and UCLA 2017 linebacker commit Jaquan Henderson lost to Suwanee (Ga.) Collins Hill, 31-24 in a playoff game. Fontana (Calif.) Summit and UCLA receiver prospect Damian Alloway beat Chino (Calif.), 13-9 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. 

Bruin Report Online Top Stories