***Game of the Week:*** Corona (Calif.) Centennial vs. Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco
This is a rematch of the past two CIF-SS Pac-5 title games, which Centennial won each of the last two seasons. 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. St. John Bosco has 2018 four-star safety Jaiden Woodbey, who UCLA covets and has been recruiting for a while and 2018 safety Stephan Blaylock, who they offered in October.
Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman vs. Las Vegas (Nev.) Arbor View
The top ten players in the state of Nevada will be in this game, two on Arbor View and eight on Bishop Gorman. Arbor View features new UCLA commit Greg Rogers on the defensive line plus 2018 four-star defensive end Elijah Wade, the No. 1 defensive end in the West in his class, who UCLA offered in October. Scout’s defending national champions, Bishop Gorman, continues their march through the state playoffs. 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 Palaie Gaoteote.
Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei vs. Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.)
The Monarchs, the top seed in the CIF-SS D-I playoffs, 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. Rancho Cucamonga features Ground Zero teammates cornerback Jaylon Redd and four-star cornerback Thomas Graham.
Chatsworth (Calif.) Sierra Canyon vs. Covina (Calif.) Charter Oak
UCLA commit Kanan Ray and Sierra Canyon visit Charter Oak in the CIF-SS D-IV semifinals.
Calabasas (Calif.) vs. Corona (Calif.) Roosevelt
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. Plus they have 2020 receiver Johnny Wilson, who was offered by UCLA after Jim Mora saw him in person late last month. And they also have 2018 outside linebacker Reggie Hughes, who was offered by UCLA this month. 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.
Murrieta (Calif.) Valley vs. La Habra (Calif.)
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. La Habra knocked Jaelan Phillips out of the playoffs a week ago.
Los Angeles (Calif.) vs. Los Angeles (Calif.) Westchester
Los Angeles and 2017 four-star defensive tackle and UCLA recruit Martin Andrus take on Westchester in the City Section D-II semfinals.
Los Angeles (Calif.) Hawkins vs. Van Nuys (Calif.) Grant
Hawkins, with UCLA receiver targets Joseph Lewis, Jalen Hall and Eric Fuller try to win their first ever City Section title and they are in the City Section D-II semifinals.
Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey vs. San Pedro (Calif.)
Dorsey features the top prospect in the West in 2019 in Kayvon Thibodeaux from Dorsey and 2019 running back Charles Mincy. San Pedro has 2017 three-star lineman Nick Ford, who has a handful of Pac-12 offers.
San Diego (Calif.) St. Augustine vs. Carlsbad (Calif.) La Costa Canyon
UCLA 2018 four-star safety recruit Isaac Taylor and St. Augustine meet La Costa Canyon in the semifinals of the San Diego Section D-I playoffs.
Concord (Calif.) De La Salle and UCLA 2018 four-star defensive tackle target Tuli Letuligasenoa and Antioch (Calif.) and UCLA running back recruit Najee Harris are both off until next weekend when they play in the CIF-NCS finals.
Redlands (Calif.) East Valley and UCLA defensive end commit Jaelan Phillips. West Orange (Fla.) and UCLA quarterback commit Austin Burton. Roseville (Calif.) and UCLA tight end commit Jimmy Jaggers. Chaffey (Calif.) College and UCLA offensive line commit Ronald Rudd. Portland (Ore.) Jesuit and UCLA offensive line commit Jaxson Kirkland. West Jordan (Utah) and UCLA defensive end target Alden Tofa. Lehi (Utah) and UCLA tight end target Carson Terrell. Claremont (Calif.) and 2018 four-star linebacker target Solomon Tuliaupupu. Provo (Utah) Timpview and Bruin safety target Chaz Ah You. Oceanside (Calif.) El Camino and 2018 running back Chris Brown. Los Angeles (Calif.) Salesian and UCLA linebacker prospect Rahyme Johnson. Kahuku (Hawaii) and UCLA defensive end target Aliki Vimahi. Buena Park (Calif.) and Bruin cornerback target Elijah Gates. Concord (Calif.) Clayton Valley and 2017 four-star offensive lineman Jalen McKenzie. El Cerrito (Calif.) and UCLA offensive line recruit Aaron Banks.