Despite all the offensive weapons in this game, like Paul Richardson, Robert Woods and George Farmer for Serra and Anthony Jefferson for Cathedral, this game was an ugly offensive game, and the defense was the difference. The game was tied going into the fourth but Serra scored a pair of touchdowns to pull away. Richardson had three catches for 35 yards and his block on a Cathedral DB spring Shaquille Richard's first touchdown. Jefferson had four catches for 28 yards, nine carries for 40 yards and three tackles in Cathedral's first loss.
Los Alamitos def. Fountain Valley, 31-22
Los Alamitos cornerback Shaquille Richardson did much of his damage on offense, catching six passes for 102 yards and a touchdown and had three tackles on defense to lead the Griffins. Junior linebacker Aaron Davis had four tackles and sack.
Danville Monte Vista def. Danville San Ramon Valley, 42-7
Monte Vista, led by UCLA committed quarterback Brett Nottingham, snapped a five-year losing streak to SRV, with a 35-point win. Nottingham was 20-for-27 for 327 yards and five touchdowns in the win, clinching a playoff berth for the Mustangs.
Oaks Christian def. Nordhoff, 56-6
Unbeaten Oaks, and UCLA commit Malcolm Jones won their seventh straight Tri-Valley League title in blowout fashion. Jones only carried the ball 10 times but racked up 127 yards and four touchdowns and also had four tackles and an interception, that he took back for a touchdown.
Chula Vista Eastlake def. Chula Vista, 28-14
UCLA commit and U.S. Army All-American Tony Jefferson clinched the Mesa League title with a 14-point win over rival Chula Vista. Jefferson carried the ball 28 times for 171 yards and scored three touchdowns in the win.
Bellevue def. Mount Si, 49-7
Bellevue and UCLA verbal Julious Moore won their first round playoff game in a rout, with Moore helping the Wolverines stifle Mount Si's defense, and paving the way for a big rushing game for the Wolverines, the top seed in 3A.
Loyola def. Crespi, 41-37
Junior quarterback Jerry Neuheisel and UCLA commit John Young helped the Cubs to a win over Crespi to end the season, with Neuheisel throwing for 289 yards on 18-of-31 passing and three touchdowns. But it was his last touchdown that was the difference, a 46-yarder on fourth down with 31 seconds left, in a game that ended Crespi's playoff hopes.
Corona Centennial def. Corona, 42-29
Centennial continued their mastery of Corona, rolling up more than 500 yards in the win. Jordon James, a UCLA commit, ended his prep career with a 37-carry, 277-yard game and three touchdowns.
Anaheim Servite def. JSerra, 48-20
Servite and Kirifi Taula clinched the Trinity League title outright, heading into the playoffs. Taula was back after a mid-season injury and helped the Friars to the easy victory, on both sides of the ball.
Santa Ana Mater Dei def. St. John Bosco, 42-14
Mater Dei and UCLA commit Chris Ward wrapped up a berth in the Pac-5 playoffs with a win over St. John Bosco, their third straight win after a mid-season three game losing streak..
Brookhaven (Ohio) def. Logan, 21-10
UCLA commit Derrick Bryant and Brookhaven downed Logan to advance to the state quarterfinals.
Orchard Lake St. Mary Prep def. Crockett, 21-8
UCLA pledge Earnest Thomas had a monster game in the regional finals and helped OLSM to the state semifinals. Thomas scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter, the difference in the game.
Fresno Edison def. Clovis North, 32-0
UCLA cornerback Tevin McDonald and defensive lineman Wesley Flowers helped the Tigers to the shutout win and McDonald added a touchdown run to go with his five catches for 74 yards.
Crenshaw def. Jefferson, 46-0
UCLA target Hayes Pullard had two touchdowns, one a 78-yard touchdown return as the Cougars wrapped up the regular season unbeaten.
Other UCLA Offers in Action
La Costa Canyon and Kenny Stills downed Torrey Pines, 30-20, to secure an unbeaten regular season. Palmdale Highland and Christian Thomas fell to Palmdale, 37-13. Pittsburg, with Erick Dargan sidelined, topped Antioch, 35-14. Carson and Wade Yandall secured the Marine League title with a 38-20 win over San Pedro. Josh Shirley and Fontana Kaiser won the Sunkist League with a 65-0 win over Jurupa Valley, with Shirley recording 11 tackles in just two quarters. Tesoro and Sil Ajawara beat Aliso Niguel, 56-14. Kody Innes and Saguaro def. Agua Fria 49-12