STATE STAT STARS OF THE WEEK

Running back JaQuan Sawyer from Kilpatrick of Malibu reportedly netted 431 rushing yards in one game while Bakersfield Stockdale's Francis Ojukwu piled up 377. This week's list also includes some familiar names, like Michael Jordan, Justin Leonard and Emmanuel Lewis. Check here to see what these celebrity namesakes did on the football field.

(From football games Sept. 25-27)

Brandon Akiyama (El Camino, Sacramento): Completed 15 of 29 passes for 292 yds and two TDs in a 53-31 loss to Ponderosa of Shingle Springs.

Michael Andrade (Lick, San Jose): As the Comets downed Harker of San Jose 19-6, Andrade carried 27 times for 274 yds and two TDs.

Jacob Angel (Frazier Mountain, Lebec): He was heavenly with eight catches for 201 yds and four TDs in a 53-6 romp past McFarland. Angel's QB, Dan Hoff, finished with five TD passes overall.

Robbie Allen (Arroyo Valley, San Bernardino): Scored five TDs to go with 31 carries for 221 yds as Arroyo Valley won a wild one, 34-33, over La Sierra of Riverside.

Amilcar Achila (El Monte): He did it all both ways for El Monte in a 31-14 win last weekend vs. Azusa. On offense, Achila completed 16 of 31 passes for 278 yds and two TDs. Achila also ran for one TD and had nine carries for 54 yds. On defense, Achila picked off two passes and ran one of them back for touchdown.

Phil Barma (Oakmont, Roseville): Passed for five TDs, all in the first half, and scored on a three yd run in the second half as the Vikings sunk Amador of Sutter Creek 56-17. For the game, he had 12 completions out of 16 attempts for 210 yds.

Brandon Barnes (Katella, Anaheim): Barnes caught six passes for 234 yds and three touchdowns in Katella's 27-6 win over Estancia.

Cisco Bobadilla (Corning): The Cisco kid arried 23 times for 239 yds and four TDs on runs of 57, 62, 11 and 41 yds in a 34-19 victory over Pleasant Valley of Chico.

Drew Branch (Exeter): Central Section slinger hit on 21 of 35 passes for 320 yds and three TDs, but it went for naught as Monache of Porterville pulled out the 35-34 victory.

Ryan Brooks (Bellflower): Senior quarterback had a huge game as the host Buccaneers blew out San Dimas 40-2. Brooks rushed 10 times for 100 yds and a TD, and he was 9 of 16 passing for 265 yards and two TDs.

Ben Bussell (Hoopa, Hoopa Valley): Rolled up 404 all-purpose yds, including 278 rushing on 12 carries, in leading Hoopa to its first win after a 0-20-1 on-the-field losing streak, 45-6, over Round Valley of Covelo. The 5-7, 160 pounder scored four TDs on runs of 60, 10 and 15 yds and a 85-yd kickoff return.

Ryen Carew (Verdugo Hills, Tujunga): Controversial transfer from Sylmar brook loose for 316 yds rushing and scored three TDs to lead Verdugo Hills past Hoover of Glendale, 27-0.

Johnny Coronado (Firebaugh): New school Cesar Chavez of Delano was no match for Johnny and the rest of his team last Friday. Coronado scored on runs of 6, 78, 1, 20 and 29 yds to lead Firebaugh to the 50-14 victory. The running back also ended with 23 carries for 269 yds.

Demetrius Crawford (Vanden, Travis AFB): The 5-9, 170-pound junior set a school rushing record of 317 yds in a 41-7 triumph over Rodriguez of Cordelia. He carried 26 times for three TDs and also had a 15-yd TD pass reception. His rushing TDs came in the first half, when he rolled up 243 of his yds, on runs of 45, 55 and 24 yds.

Daniel Cushman (Elk Creek): Had 248 yds rushing and one TD on 26 carries as the rising Elks downed Champion Christian of Chico 34-12.

Clay Farrell (Montgomery, Santa Rosa): Threw for 387 yards on 27 of 44 passing attempts with three TDs. Unfortunately, he also had three interceptions as the Vikings were upset by Casa Grande, 28-27.

Mike Garza (Washington, Easton): In a 32-14 victory over Shafter that kept the Panthers unbeaten, Garza tied a school record held by his brother and first set in 1971 with five TD passes. Teammate LaDon McCray also set a new school mark with four TD catches.

David Gonzales (Santa Teresa, San Jose): Rushed for 241 yds and four TDs on 26 carries as the Saints went marching past Monte Vista Christian of Watsonville 28-7.

Phillip Gonzales (Kerman): Broke a school record set last year by Michael Champion with 301 yds passing in Kerman's 42-14 loss to Yosemite of Oakhurst.

Clyde Griffin (Cleveland, Reseda): Clyde glided for 284 yds rushing on 15 carries and scored four TDs for the Cavaliers as they cruised by Monroe of Sepulveda, 41-6.

Evin Groves (Sweetwater, National City): Sweet performance for the Sweeties as Groves rushed for 312 yds on 15 carries and scored twice. Sweetwater beat Mar Vista of Imperial Beach, 28-8.

Ethan Haller (Katella, Anaheim): Haller completed 11 of 25 passes for 323 yds and three touchdowns as Katella rolled over Estancia of Costa Mesa, 27-6.

Brandon Harper (Pacifica, Garden Grove): Harper was 22 of 34 for 293 yds and a touchdown in Pacifica's 42-31 loss to Kennedy of La Palma.

Tom Haug (Monte Vista, Danville): Hogged the ball 25 times for 224 yds and two TDs in a 34-7 triumph over Liberty of Brentwood.

Jake Honsvick (Pierce, Arbuckle): This returning stat star rushed for 220 yds and three TDs in a 18-7 triumph over Colusa.

Brett Jackson (North Hills Christian, Vallejo): In a 51-18 loss to Trinity of Weaverville, Jackson passed for 262 yds and three TDs, with three interceptions, on 30 completions out of 49 attempts. For the season, he has passed for 986 yds and 10 TDs in three games (seven interceptions).

Robert Jimenez (Canyon, Canyon Country): It was another easy win for the Cowboys last week, 48-7, over Etiwanda of Rancho Cucamonga and Jimenez was a major reason for that. He picked off three passes, and returned one of them 73 yds for a score. Offensively, Louis Montano had a strong outing for Canyon with 17 carries for 235 yds and three TDs.

Justin Jones (Orange): Jones rushed for over 230 yds for the second time this season carrying the rock 25 times for 244 yds and three touchdowns as Orange ran over Canyon of Anaheim, 34-6.

Michael Jordan (Fresno): This Air Jordan went out and hauled in seven pass receptions for 215 yds in a narrow loss to Sierra of Tollhouse. Jordan's receiving yardage total is a new school record and Fresno High wasn't exactly built a few years ago.

Justin Leonard (Crawford, San Diego): One Leanard for Crawford throws it, while the other runs it. In a 32-6 win vs. Hoover, this Leonard had 352 yards passing, going 14-of-20, with four TDs.

Emmanuel Lewis (Tulare): Sophomore QB threw for 328 yds, completing 18 of 40 passes, and had four TD passes, but it all wasn't enough in a 42-24 loss to Tehachapi.

David Lowery (Natomas, Sacramento): Scored on TD runs of 60, 42 and 80 yds while rushing for 231 yds but didn't have any help as River City of West Sacramento downed the Nighthawks 32-19.

Ryan Machado (Ripon): Junior running back has been over 100 yards three times so far this year and last week did 16 carries for 209 with three TDs in a 39-6 triumph over Sierra of Manteca. It was the first game played at new Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.

Mike McCoy (Colfax): This dangerous 6-0, 185-pound pass receiver-kick returner caught three more TD passes and added a 55-yd TD punt return in demoralizing Union Mine of El Dorado 35-13. For the game, he had five pass receptions for 113 yds and TDs of six, 10 and 75 yds. This "Real McCoy" has now demolished three opponents with eight TD pass receptions and nine TDs overall.

Miguel Martinez (Riverdale): Tied a school record set last year by Heath Colvin and tied a Central Section record by grabbing two punt returns and taking them both for scores. Martinez helped Riverdale defeat Farmersville.

Rey Maualuga (Eureka): The 6-3, 235-pound junior turned heads at the Stanford Nike Camp last spring and he's already perhaps an All-American. Maualuga had four out of nine team sacks and six tackles for losses in last week's 28-0 win over Ukiah. He also returned a punt 70 yds for a TD to get Eureka on the scoreboard in the first quarter.

Sean Minor (Webb, Claremont): There was nothing minor about Sean's outing for his team as Claremont Webb beat La Verne Lutheran, 47-0. Minor carried 20 times for 336 yds and hit paydirt four times. One of his scores came on a 50-yard pass reception.

Leonard Moore (Crawford, San Diego): Big Play Leonard had touchdown runs of 55, 6, 72 and 53 yards in the same game for the Colts against Hoover. He finished with 15 carries for 235 yards.

Skyler Moorehead (Montclair): In a game in which the Montclair defense was absolutely torched, 69-32, by Rancho Cucamonga, Moorehead wound up as the most significant individual performer. He caught 11 passes for 293 yds and four TDs. Rancho Cucamonga had 657 total yds, but divided the individual leaders more evenly with Daniel Ashley rushing for 184 yds and four TDs and Louis Burress getting 184 rushing yds and one score.

Francis Ojukwu (Stockdale, Bakersfield): Junior standout who was one of the state's top sophs last year racked up 377 yds on 27 carries and scored four times in Stockdale's 48-14 win vs. Tulare Western. Ojukwu ahd 206 of his yds in the first quarter and his scoring runs were from distances of 14, 43, 18 and two yards out.

Travis Palmerino (Mission San Jose, Fremont): Passed for 272 yds and a TD on 15 of 25 attempts but was sacked seven times in a 49-17 loss to Liberty of Brentwood. Mission San Jose didn't field a team last year.

Chris Patino (Wilson, Los Angeles): Stat totals for Patino varied widely in the L.A. Times compared to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune. One had him with 420 yds passing, the other at 346. For record-keeping purposes, we go with the lower total until someone officially tells us otherwise. Patino's passing led the Mules past Alhambra, 33-19.

Kevin Retoriano (Clairemont, San Diego): It was the second straight 200-yard game for the Chiefs' Retro Man. In a 61-6 win over Kearny, Retoriano had 237 yards rushing on 18 carries and scored four TDs.

Patrick Rivenes (La Quinta): The leader of another strong team at this school, Rivenes passed for 225 yds, rushed for 158 yds and accounted for four TDs in a 40-14 triumph vs. Paloma Valley.

Ross Roman (Kennedy, Fremont): Grabbed five pass interceptions, one for a 25-yd TD, as Kennedy downed Soquel 32-19. The senior's total is one off the state record.

Jake Santos (St. Augustine, San Diego): The Saints pass on after the graduation of Richard Kovalchek as Santos completed 15 of 21 passes for 294 yds and one TD in a 29-26 loss to San Pasqual of Escondido.

JaQuan Sawyer (Kilpatrick, Malibu):JaQuan was jammin' for Kilpatrick with a new state season rushing high for one game and did it against a noteworthy foe. Sawyer took 27 handoffs and made it work spectacularly for 431 yds and three TDs. Kilpatrick outlasted Ontario Christian, 40-31, which came into the game at No. 1 in the Division V state rankings. Kilpatrick is being coached this year by former Carson High standout Nkosi Littleton.

Alan Sinclair (Willows): Rushed for 245 yds including TD runs of 44, 53, seven and 15 yds as the Honkers cooled Winters 36-14.

Jason Steverson (Mt. Eden, Hayward): In a performance from two weeks ago, Steverson should have been on last week's list with 19 carries for 304 yds and two TDs (74, 94) in a 29-26 victory over Castro Valley.

Corey Strickland (Armijo, Fairfield): Set a school record of 291 rushing yds in a 27-12 victory over Benicia. The senior had TD runs of five, one, 71 and 33 yds.

Sean Sudol (La Sierra, Riverside): Sean was on to the tune of 378 yards passing and two TDs in a 34-33 defeat at the hands of Arroyo Valley. Sudol completed 23 of 34 passes and also scored one TD himself.

Sean Thomson (Whittier Christian, La Habra): Motored for 270 yds on 31 rushing attempts and scored three TDs as the Heralds turned back Brethren Christian of Huntington Beach, 40-21.

Prince Wilks (Wilson, Hacienda Heights): He was the king for the Wildcats in their 55-14 demolition of Covina. Wilks rushed for 224 yds and two TDs and also scored on a 42-yd interception return.


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