CIF State Bowl Games Prospect Watch

Several of the top recruits in California will be playing in the three state championship bowl games on Saturday at the Home Depot Center in Carson. Here is a look at the top prospects from each of the six schools...

With the CIF State Championship Bowl Games taking place today in Carson, six schools, each featuring top recruits for the class of 2008 and 2009, will take the field at the Home Depot Center. All three games will be televised on FSN Prime Ticket (653 on DirecTV) or FSN Bay Area (654 on DirecTV).

Here is a look at the top prospects playing.

Division III: Ventura St. Bonaventure vs. Modesto Central Catholic at 11:30 a.m. (PST)

Central Catholic
RB/S Louis Bland (6-0, 205)- Bland has been one of the top players in Northern California the past two years, and is a versatile running back/safety prospect. Surprisingly, he's still waiting for his first offer. Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, Cal and Missouri are some of the schools interested in Bland.

C Dominic Galas (6-2, 275)- The three-star center is ranked 11th nationally by Scout.com. He's one of the meanest lineman you'll see in the country, and what he lacks in size, he more than makes up for in his attitude on the field. Galas is a commit to Oregon State.

TE- Alex Young (6-5, 225)- The leading receiver for the Raiders, Young also plays on the defensive side of the ball at defensive end, but offense is where his future will be in college. Arizona, Fresno State, Nevada, Oregon State, Purdue, Utah and Washington State are his top schools.

St. Bonaventure
RB Darrell Scott (6-2, 215)- The top recruit in the West, the top running back in the nation and one of the best players in the country, Scott is the complete package at running back. Everyone in the country has just about offered him with Colorado and Texas already hosting him on visits and Florida, LSU and Florida State all hoping to.

OL Vaughn Dotsy (6-4, 340)- Dotsy will play guard in college and he's gotten in much better shape. When we saw him earlier this year, he looked more athletic than when we saw him in the spring, and he's excellent in run blocking. Arizona, Colorado, LSU and Nebraska have offered and he still likes Cal, UCLA and USC.

OL Andrew Sims (6-3, 263)- The less touted of the lineman for the Seraphs, Sims has a couple of offers himself and Nevada is his leader.

TE Raphael Washington (6-4.5, 250)- Washington has been a much needed weapon in the Seraphs offense, both as a receiver and an extra blocker. Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon State and Washington have all offered.

LB Ryan Panapa (6-2, 247)- Despite a foot injury sidelining him for most of the year, his body of work as a prepster still has Washington, Arizona State and Nevada holding offers for him.

SLB Loren Powers (6-2, 203)- Powers may be the most underrated player on the Seraphs, but he can flat out play, evidenced by his huge game against Oaks Christian earlier this year. We wouldn't be surprised if recruiting picked up for him down the stretch.

DE Ryan Medina (6-2, 218)- Medina will probably move to linebacker in college but he's playing on the line for the Seraphs.

DB Patrick Hall/2009 (6-1, 185)- Hall may end up as the best defensive back in the state next year, and he's everywhere on defense for the Seraphs. Also, expect him to take over the running back duties when Scott graduates.

Division II: Novato vs. Oceanside at 3:30 p.m. (PST)

Novato
RB/LB Jose Mendez (5-10, 205)- Mendez is a gamer and the kind of player you want on your team. He'll likely have to move to strong safety in college, though.

Oceanside
OL Sam Brenner (6-3, 265)- One of the top offensive lineman in San Diego, Brenner has been a staple of the Pirates offensive line the past two seasons. He's already committed to Utah.

WR Lamont Enyard (6-3, 210)- Enyard was a standout at the L.A. Scout Combine, and provided he gets his academics shored up, could be a steal at either WR or S for some college team. San Diego State has been the most active in recruiting him.

QB Jordan Wynn/2009 (6-2, 175)- Another player who did well at the L.A. Scout Combine, Wynn should get plenty of attention this offseason during the camp and combine circuit, especially if he adds some more weight.

Division I: Concord De La Salle vs. Corona Centennial at 7:30 p.m. (PST)

De La Salle
LB Brady Amack (6-1, 234)- The Spartans do-everything player, Amack surprisingly lacks an offer, but with good grades and good talent, he'll likely be a recipient of one before too long.

DT Jordan Bouey (6-1, 245)- Somewhat undersized, if Bouey can make the switch to linebacker in college, that will boost his chances at an offer.

QB Mike MacGillivray (5-10, 190)- If ever there was a perfect fit for the option at a service academy, MacGillivray fits that bill. He's been a steadying force for the Spartans.

Centennial
RB Ryan Bass (5-10, 185)- Bass will leave his mark as one of the best running backs to ever play in Southern California. He's committed to Arizona, but softened on that and Arizona State and Fresno State are still recruiting him.

QB Matt Scott (6-3, 205)- The best dual-threat quarterback in the West, Scott has rushed for over 1,000 yards and thrown for 2,500 yards. He committed to Arizona and will be perfect for Sonny Dykes' offense.

LB Brandon Magee (5-11.5, 226)- Magee may not play in the state championship game, but he'll be playing in college, maybe. An excellent baseball player, Magee could be an early round draft pick next June. In the meantime, Nebraska, Tennessee, Arizona and Arizona State are courting him.

LB Shelly Lyons (6-1.5, 225)- Lyons has come into his own this season, going over 100 tackles on the year. Fresno State is his leader and UNLV, Utah, Idaho and San Diego State have all offered as well.

CB Kenny Anderson (5-11, 170)- Anderson has eight interceptions and almost 100 tackles as the anchor of the Husky secondary. Nevada and Arizona have been showing the most interest in him.

LB Vontaze Burfict/2009 (6-2, 235)- Burfict has literally burst onto the scene in 2007, after missing his sophomore year while getting his academics cleared up. He'll be one of the top linebacker prospects in the country in the class of 2009.

OL Gavin Pascarella/2009 (6-5, 240)- The transfer from nearby Santiago slid right in and started for the Huskies from Day One and will be one of the top lineman recruited from Southern California next fall.


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