Jaxson Kirkland

UCLA Prospects In Games This Weekend - Week 9

Oct. 28 -- -- Check out where UCLA prospects will be playing this weekend throughout the country...

***Game of the Week:***  Portland (Ore.) Jesuit vs. Portland (Ore.) Westview

In the rare out-of-state game with UCLA targets on both teams, unbeaten Jesuit tries to keep their winning streak intact when they face Westview.  Jesuit is led by UCLA commit Jaxson Kirkland on the offensive line and Oregon verbal Demetrius Douglas in the secondary as well as 2018 Scout 300 ATH Trey Lowe, though Lowe is likely out with a rib injury.  Westview counters with fast-rising defensive lineman Brandon Pili, who UCLA offered last week after Angus McClure went to see him play.  There may even be some matchups between Kirkland and Pili in this contest.

Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei vs. Anaheim (Calif.) Servite

The Monarchs have a ton of talent and a slew of prospects UCLA is recruiting, including Bruin commit Quentin Lake in the secondary.  Plus there are a number of other players the Bruins have offered in the 2018 and 2019 classes.  UCLA’s top in-state tackle prospect in 2018, four-star Tommy Brown, anchors the Monarchs’ offensive line while at receiver is 2018 four-stars Nikko Remigio and Amon-Ra St. Brown, who both have offers and 2019 prospect Horace McCoy.  Servite has Colorado commit Tyler Lytle at quarterback and 2018 defensive back Julius Irvin.

J.T. Daniels, Mater Dei (Shotgun Spratling)

Corona (Calif.) Centennial vs. Norco (Calif.)

Centennial will be led by UCLA commit Jaylan Shaw in the secondary. Meanwhile, Tanner McKee, Centennial’s four-star 2018 quarterback, has started the year strong.  And the Huskies also have 2018 four-star receiver Manuel Allen, who UCLA is watching early on.  Norco has 2017 three-star receiver Michael Thomas and 2018 three-star running back Travis Dye, the younger brother of former Bruin defensive back Tony Dye.

Chaffey (Calif.) College vs. Mt. San Antonio (Calif.) College

UCLA commit Ronald Rudd and Chaffey face a stiff test when they take on Mt. SAC.

Redlands (Calif.) East Valley vs. San Bernardino (Calif.) Cajon

UCLA’s five-star defensive end commit Jaelan Phillips tries to keep REV’s unbeaten league record going when they take on Cajon, which has Washington State safety commit George Hicks and 2018 four-star Jeremiah Martin, who UCLA has had at games this season.

Roseville (Calif.) vs. Shingle Springs (Calif.) Ponderosa

UCLA tight end commit Jimmy Jaggers has been getting it done on defense as well and he tries to help Roseville improve to 8-1.

Chatsworth (Calif.) Sierra Canyon vs. Los Angeles (Calif.) Brentwood

UCLA commit Kanan Ray and Sierra Canyon look to stay unbeaten against Brentwood. 

Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman vs. Las Vegas (Nev.) Durango

Scout’s defending national champions, Bishop Gorman, continues their in-state competition. While Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell will start for the Gaels, 2018 four-star quarterback and UCLA target Dorian Thompson-Robinson will play receiver, split out next to 2018 four-star tight end target Brevin Jordan.  Defensively, two more UCLA targets lead the Gaels, four-star safety Bubba Bolden and 2018 four-star linebacker Palei Gaoteote. 

Brevin Jordan

Calabasas (Calif.) vs. Thousand Oaks (Calif.):

Calabasas is loaded, featuring UCLA target Darnay Holmes , the No. 1 cornerback in the 2017 class nationally, plus 2018 four-star corner Bookie Radley-Hiles as well as a pair of Nebraska commits in quarterback Tristan Gebbia and receiver Keyshawn Johnson.

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

Murrieta Valley has two Power 5 receivers in Colorado commit Maurice Bell and 2018 four-star Marquis Spiker, who UCLA just offered last month and 2019 four-star quarterback Hank Bachmeier.

Temecula (Calif.) Chaparral vs. Murrieta (Calif.) Mesa

Chaparral has 2018 offensive line target Justin Dedich, who UCLA offered at their Big Man camp in June, and teammate Steven Jones, who the Bruins are watching, plus Cal commit and former UCLA recruit Michael Onyemaobi.  

Corona (Calif.) Roosevelt vs. Corona (Calif.) Santiago

Roosevelt has 2018 receiver target Chase Williams, a four-star who was offered at the Bruin Elite Camp, to lead their offense plus 2017 linebacker Richard Cage, who is on the Bruins linebacker board. 

Long Beach (Calif.) Poly vs. Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy

Poly has UCLA recruits Cam McDonald (2018) at tight end and safety Josh Talbott (2017).  IMG returns to California for the first time since they rallied to beat Corona Centennial and they have talent everywhere, including 2018 four-star receiver Brian Hightower, who is originally from Southern California and has been a longtime UCLA fan.

Concord (Calif.) De La Salle vs. Union City (Calif.) Logan

De La Salle has defensive tackle Tuli Letuligasenoa, a 2018 four-star who has a few early Pac-12 offers, including one from UCLA.

Antioch (Calif.) vs. Brentwood (Calif.) Heritage

Antioch features UCLA running back recruit Najee Harris, the No. 1 player in the country, who UCLA is still trying with.

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

UCLA’s first commit to the 2017 class was Salesian linebacker Rahyme Johnson, and while he decommitted, the Bruins are back recruiting him and he and teammate Deommodore Lenoir, a commit to Oregon.

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

Hawkins, with UCLA receiver targets Joseph Lewis, Jalen Hall and Eric Fuller while Crenshaw features athlete Daiyan Henley. 

Los Angeles (Calif.) vs. Los Angeles (Calif.) Locke

Los Angeles and 2017 four-star defensive tackle and UCLA recruit Martin Andrus meet Locke.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey vs. Los Angeles (Calif.) Manual Arts

Dorsey features the top prospect in the West in 2019 in Kayvon Thibodeaux from Dorsey and 2019 running back Charles Mincy.

Other Games to Watch:

Oceanside (Calif.) El Camino and 2018 running back Chris Brown take on Carlsbad (Calif.).  Concord (Calif.) Clayton Valley and offensive lineman Jalen McKenzie play Walnut Creek (Calif.) Las Lomas.  Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) and UCLA target Thomas Graham face La Verne (Calif.) Damien.   Claremont (Calif.) and 2018 four-star linebacker Solomon Tuliaupupu play Diamond Bar (Calif.). 2018 four-star safety Isaac Taylor and San Diego (Calif.) St. Augustine face San Diego (Calif.) Cathedral.  Kahuku (Hawaii) and defensive end Aliki Vimahi play Honolulu (Hawaii) Farrington. Lehi (Utah) and UCLA tight end offer Carson Terrell meet Smithfield (Utah) Sky View. Provo (Utah) Timpview and Bruin target Chaz Ah You play Salem Hills (Utah). West Jordan (Utah) and UCLA defensive end recruit Alden Tofa play Syracuse (Utah).

Byes:

Mission Viejo (Calif.) and UCLA 2018 cornerback prospect Olaijah Griffin are off.

Thursday Results:

West Orange (Fla.) and UCLA quarterback commit Austin Burton lost to Apopka (Fla.) Wekiva, 49-20.


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