Game Of The Week:
Servite 23 def. St. Augustine, 23-0
Quarterback Chris Forcier couldn't get the Saints offense on track and they were shut-out by the Friars, 23-0 on FSN Prime Ticket. Forcier was 16-for-31 for 158 yards but was held without a touchdown pass for the first time this year. Forcier rushed for 67 yards on 18 carries. Next up for the Saints is San Diego (Calif.) Mira Mesa.
Bellarmine Prep def. Archbishop Mitty, 49-20
Steve Sloan played well, despite still having the cast on his hand, but the Monarchs suffered their first loss of the season, dropping their West Catholic League contest to Bellarmine Prep 49-20. The Monarchs had been ranked No. 1 in the San Jose Mercury News Top 15.
Sanger def. Fresno (Calif.) Edison, 28-24
Courtney Viney kept his receiver without a reception for the sixth straight game, but the Tigers lost their fourth straight heartbreaker, 28-24, to Sanger. Viney had six tackles in the game for the Tigers, who fell to 2-4.
Crenshaw def. McClymonds, 42-0
With Raymond Carter nursing a sore leg, the Cougars relied on backup Curtis Price and all he did was score three touchdowns and rush for 155 yards for Crenshaw, who shutout Oakland powerhouse McClymonds in their final non-league tune-up before they take on Dorsey next week.
Los Angeles (Calif.) Verbum Dei def. St. Bernards, 34-31
With Bruin commit Akeem Ayers still out with a finger injury, the rest of the Eagles picked up the slack. Reggie Dunn was a big factor in the win, scoring three touchdowns on four receptions and rushing for 51 yards on five carries. He also broke up three passes. Quarterback Curtis Wilson was 8-for-13 for 228 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 82 yards and a score. Maxwell Lacy had three catches for 88 yards and a touchdown while Sean Merritt added 94 yards on 12 carries. Essex Johnson and Justin Edison each picked up the defense, with seven tackles and 2 sacks and six tackles and one sack respectively.
Temecula Valley def. Kaiser, 42-21
Despite a solid performance by defensive end Chris Carter, the Cats lost their last non-league game to Temecula Valley. Carter had nine tackles and a sack and also had two receptions for 21 yards in the loss.
Upland def Ontario (Calif.) Colony, 29-23
Devin Mahina had two sacks and another tackle for loss and also recorded a safety for the Highlanders in their 29-23 win over Colony. Mahina also blocked a field goal and added three receptions for 38 yards at tight end. Omar Bolden had three touchdowns and rushed for 182 yards in the loss for Colony.
Compton (Calif.) Dominguez def Compton (Calif.), 21-0
The Dons dealt the Tarbabes their first loss of the season, holding Compton to 46 yards in offense, despite losing elite sophomore linebacker Marquis Simmons to a possible dislocated elbow. Trae'von Darden finished with a team-high 83 yards in seven carries and Brandon Johnson had 81 yards in 24 carries. Marcus Darden finished with 67 yards in 17 carries.
Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame def Valencia (Calif.), 24-21
Junior running back Thaddeus Brown rushed for 180 yards on 32 carries and a touchdown in the win, Shane Horton rushed for a touchdown and Mike Stanton caught a six-yard touchdown pass and intercepted a Graham Wilbert pass to ice the victory and keep the Knights unbeaten.
Moorpark def. Thousand Oaks, 38-24
Led by elite 2008 running back Darrell Scott, the Musketeers scored 31 unanswered points to beat the Lancers 38-24. Scott rushed for 277 yards on 33 carries and scored four touchdowns for Moorpark, who improved to 4-1.
San Diego (Calif.) Hoover def San Diego (Calif.) Mission Bay, 27-13
Bruin target Todd Doxey, a receiver/safety prospect, had seven receptions for 82 yards and went over the 2,000 career receiving-yards mark (2,072 total), in the Cards win over Mission Bay.
Long Beach (Calif.) Poly def. Long Beach (Calif.) Millikan, 60-7
Travionte Session had two touchdown receptions and Bryshon Nellum took a punt back 54-yards for a score while Kenny Rowe and Donovan Warren helped limit Millikan to 133 total yards in Poly winning its 62nd consecutive league game.
Oxnard (Calif.) Rio Mesa def. Goleta (Calif.) Dos Pueblos, 42-21
Malachi Lewis rushed for only 17 yards on eight carries but had 98 yards receiving and scored two touchdowns as the Spartans double up the Chargers. Josh Harrison had eight receptions for 224 yards, including a pair of touchdowns that went 47 yards and 88 yards. He also had a 47-yard interception.
Los Angeles (Calif.) University def. Reseda (Calif.) Cleveland, 24-0
Titus Young had another huge game, catching five passes for 85 yards and a score, recording nine tackles, a sack, an interception and a fumble recovery, which he returned 95 yards for a touchdown in their easy win over Cleveland.
Pasadena (Calif.) Muir def. Glendale (Calif.) Hoover, 49-0
Lance Mitchell had three touchdown passes and anchored the Mustangs defense in Muir's shutout of Hoover. Junior running back Willie Youngblood had five carries for 196 yards and three touchdowns.
Out of State Games of Note
Junior safety Corbin Brown had 15 tackles and an interception in Spring Valley of Las Vegas' 28-14 upset win over state powerhouse Bishop Gorman of Las Vegas.
Elite junior tight end Austin Holt had five catches for 115 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Bingham's 38-12 win on Friday.
Byes of Note
San Diego (Calif.) Mira Mesa (UCLA commit Nate Chandler, WR Markques Simas)
Van Nuys (Calif.) Birmingham (2008 running back Milton Knox)
Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey (LB Robert Mullins, 2008 defensive back Rahim Moore, 2008 running back Johnathan Franklin, 2008 athlete John Roberson)