Bruin Recruit Round-Up: Week 2

Many UCLA committed players from the class of 2008 had big performances on Friday night, led by Johnathan Franklin and Antwon Moutra, who each had big games on both offense and defense, as well as linebackers Uona Kaveinga and Patrick Larimore...

Week Two Recap of Bruin Recruits:

Dorsey def. Santa Margarita, 12-7
The Dons continue to improve since their week zero loss, and pulled off a surprising win over Pac-5 member Santa Margarita. UCLA commit Johnathan Franklin had a career day, rushing for 268 yards and a pair of touchdowns, the second one an 84-yarder that proved to be the game winner. He also made noise on defense, recording two sacks. Rahim Moore helped limit the Eagles passing game to 94 yards and he also had 20 yards receiving to go with his four tackles.

Dominguez def. Crenshaw, 49-12
The Cougars couldn't get any offense mustered until it was too late, and the Dons cruised to a 37-point win. Clint Floyd played quarterback for Crenshaw, and struggled against a stout Dons defense, led by UCLA commit Aaron Hester and USC commits Maurice and Marquis Simmons. Kemonte Bateman, a UCLA commit, had six catches for 62 yards in the losing cause, the third straight loss for Crenshaw to start the season.

Birmingham def. Valencia, 29-14
Despite a slow start, the Patriots were able to ride the legs of UCLA commit Milton Knox to beat Valencia in their final tuneup before their nationally televised showdown with Notre Dame. Knox rushed for 206 yards on 28 carries, and scored three times, from 22, 33 and 39 yards out. The Vikings secondary had a good day, led by UCLA verbal Marlon Pollard, only allowing three completions, but 2009 target Devon Flournoy had all of them, for 93 yards and a touchdown for the Patriots.

St. Bonaventure def. Canyon 28-17
Darrell Scott showed why he's the nation's best running back, opening the game with an 88-yard touchdown and finishing the day with 297 yards on 33 carries to help the Seraphs take out Canyon. Scott finished with four touchdowns, two coming in the first half to pace the Seraphs, who are now set for a Ventura County showdown with Oaks Christian.

Troy def. Corona del Mar, 27-7
UCLA commit Derrick Coleman had another solid outing, rushing for 177 yards on 23 carries and scored a touchdown to keep the Warriors perfect at 2-0.

Leuzinger def. Norco, 10-7
Led by a stellar defense, paced by UCLA verbal Uona Kaveinga, the Olympians stunned the two-time CIF champions Norco with the winning touchdown with 51 seconds left in the game. Kaveinga led a stingy Olympian D, with 15 tackles and two sacks, holding them to their lowest point total in years.

Culver City def. Point Loma, 54-35
UCLA commit Antwon Moutra had a big day on both sides of the ball, catching four passes for 70 yards and a touchdown and recording seven tackles and an interception to help the Centaurs to a blowout victory of San Diego section foe Point Loma, and improve to 2-0 on the season.

Hart def. Bishop Amat, 42-11
A stout defense, with UCLA commit Patrick Larimore patrolling the middle, helped the Indians win big over Bishop Amat. Larimore led the Indians defense with 11 tackles and a sack, Stanford bound Delano Howell rushed for 147 yards and three touchdowns while quarterback B.R. Holbrook was 18-for-21 for 278 yards and two touchdowns.

Santiago def. La Sierra, 47-30
The Sharks got a career day from running back B.J. Iverson, who rushed for 292 yards, including touchdown runs of 64, 51, 33 and 12 yards to pull out the win. UCLA commit Anthony Dye had 11 tackles and broke up two passes from his cornerback spot.

El Camino def. Monte Vista, 31-14
UCLA commit Nelson Rosario didn't get a lot of passes thrown his way, but made the ones that did count. He had two receptions for 28 yards, one of them being a 25-yard touchdown, in which he broke several tackles on his way to the end zone, and the Wildcats improved to 2-1.

Arcadia def. Monrovia, 41-20
The Apaches moved to 2-0 thanks to a three-touchdown win over neighboring Monrovia. UCLA commit Kevan Walker threw two touchdown passes and ran for one, despite playing on a pulled groin. Todd Golper, a UCLA prospect in the class of 2009, had 12 tackles, three breakups, two hurries and a sack, and was on the receiving end of a Walker touchdown pass, running 40-yards on a screen.

Corona Centennial def. Crespi 41-20
Ryan Bass ran for 214 yards on 41 carries and scored four touchdowns to turn a close game in the fourth quarter into a Husky rout of the Celts. Notre Dame bound tight end Joseph Fauria had four catches for 58 yards and a score, but the stout Husky defense limited UCLA commit E.J. Woods in the Celts offense, holding him to 14 yards on seven carries.

Mission Viejo def. La Costa Canyon, 44-14
The Diablos offense continued to roll, in a 30-point win. The running game, behind the blocking of UCLA commit Jeff Baca, tallied 186 yards on the ground and another 322 in the air from the arm of 2009 quarterback prospect Allan Bridgford, who threw four touchdown passes. Elite junior defensive back Alex Mascarenas made his mark on offense in this one, putting up 118 yards and a touchdown at receiver.

Mountain Ridge def. Skyline, 17-7
UCLA commit Jeff Locke was 2-of-2 on PATs and kicked a 35-yard field goal to help Mountain Ridge to a 10-point win.

Other Games
Redlands East Valley def. Colton (UCLA commit Damien Holmes), 19-15
Fresno Edison (UCLA target Robert Golden) tied Clovis West, 27-27
Harvard-Westlake (UCLA commit Jonathan Martin) def. Burbank Burroughs, 27-15
Compton (UCLA commit Datone Jones) def. Hawthorne, 54-0
Indio def. Hemet (UCLA target Hamani Stevens), 29-28
Huntington Beach Edison (UCLA commit Nick Crissman- out, appendix) def. L.A. Jordan, 45-0
Palmdale (UCLA commit Connor Bradford) def. Kennedy, 49-0
Pinole Valley def. McClymonds (UCLA target Allen Carroll), 25-14
Chino Hills (UCLA commit Cory Harkey) def. San Gorgonio, 35-13


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