STATE PASSING, RECEPTIONS LEADERS

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STATE STAT LEADERS

(After games of Oct. 26)

Note: Central Section and Northern Section began one week earlier than the rest of the state.

Passing Yards

Player (School, City) Games-Att-Comp-Yds
Rudy Carpenter (Newbury Park) 7-295-170-2,595
Matt Engle (El Segundo) 7-183-135-2,462
Richard Irvin (Muir, Pasadena) 7-276-173-2,402
Terry Mermer (Calvary Chapel, Santa Ana) 7-257-157-2,250
Narciso Diaz (Franklin, Los Angeles) 7-180-116-2,231
Sean Norton (Hart, Newhall) 7-209-132-2,110
Eddie Miller (Venice) 7-142-102-2,091
Aaron McGuinness (Crescenta Valley, La Crescenta) 7-289-165-2,019
James Altschuler (Hoover, Fresno) 8-222-119-1,953
Ryan Lombardo (Birmingham, Van Nuys) 7-147-87-1,924
DeJuan Jones (Mt. Whitney, Visalia) 8-178-93-1,832
Josh Ratliff (Chico) 8-279-136-1,815
Dustin Croick (Agoura, Agoura Hills) 7-187-109-1,813
Michael Champion (Kerman) 8-206-101-1,798
Nolan Toftner (Burroughs, Ridgecrest) 7-214-116-1,766
Sam Keller (San Ramon Valley, Danville) 7-172-113-1,752
Ryan Thorson (Beyer, Modesto) 7-204-112-1,716
Ollie Linter (Beverly Hills) 7-162-95-1,688
C.J. Blanc (Enterprise, Redding) 8-121-75-1,673
Tim Plough (Ramona) 7-174-98-1,659
Oliver Linter (Beverly Hills) 7-162-95-1,688
Cary Dove (Taft, Woodland Hills) 7-171-106-1,639
Tyler Clutts (Clovis) 8-170-109-1,627
Greg Manson (Mountain View) 7195-119-1,626
Jordan Starr (Modesto) 7-203-106-1,611
J.C Lewis (Las Lomas, Walnut Creek) 7-151-86-1,598
Carlos Villasenor (Hanford) 8-186-103-1,597
Don Poole (Foothill, Tustin) 7-158-94-1,591
Brian White (Trabuco Hills, Mission Viejo) 7-189-102-1,585
Daniel Morales (La Habra) 7-170-92-1,574
Shane Brickey (Central Valley, Lake Shasta) 8-179-107-1,574
Kyle Wright (Monte Vista, Danville) 7-142-89-1,570
Kyle Uebelhardt (Royal, Simi Valley) 7-268-114-1,566
Rick Coppack (Oceanside) 7-172-104-1,565
Kenny Parry (Monrovia) 7-152-91-1,558
Matt Phelps (Campbell Hall, North Hollywood) 7-146-86-1,556
Gene Ortiz (La Puente) 7-145-88-1,540
Joel Allen (Christian, El Cajon) 7-219-109-1,536

Touchdown Passes: Matt Engle (El Segundo) 33, Rudy Carpenter (Newbury Park) 26, Ollie Linter (Beverly Hills) 25, Narciso Diaz (L.A. Franklin) 24, Sean Norton (Hart) 22, Cary Dove (W.H. Taft) 22, Nick Henry (L.A. Brentwood) 22, T.C. Ostrander (Menlo-Atherton) 21, Terry Mermer (S.A. Calvary Chapel) 21, Dustin Croick (Agoura) 21, Greg Reynolds (Terra Nova) 20, Richard Irvin (Muir) 20, Rick Coppack (Oceanside) 20. Note: C.J. Blanc (Enterprise) has 20 TDs, but in eight games instead of seven.

Receptions

Player (City, School) Games-Catch-Yds
Ryan Graves (Muir, Pasadena) 7-75-1,017
Kevin Estes (Saugus) 7-57-715
Kevin Robinson (Hoover, Fresno) 8-56-944
Daniel Dominguez (Hanford) 8-56-866
David Mamelli (Calvary Chapel, Santa Ana) 7-53-748
Luis Sanoja (Newbury Park) 7-53-635
Justin Cox (Newbury Park) 7-51-1,010
Bryan Huston (Agoura, Agoura Hills) 7-51-1,001
Brandon Powers (Franklin, Los Angeles) 7-50-980
Brian Sagariballa (Kerman) 8-50-709
Jose Pinon (Palo Verde, Blythe) 8-50-602
Tony Diaz (Wilson, Los Angeles) 7-48-901
Quincy Lever (Foothill, Tustin) 7-47-797
Brian Paysinger (Wilson, Long Beach) 7-46-760
Justin Green (Campbell Hall, Newbury Park) 7-46-733
Lavelle Hawkins (Edison, Stockton) 7-45-722
Joey Munn (Foothill, Pleasanton) 7-45-638
Bryce Winter (Newbury Park) 7-45-568
Andrew Romine (Trabuco Hills, Mission Viejo) 7-44-737
Jeff Gray (North Torrance) 7-44-675
Jake McCarty (West Valley, Cottonwood) 8-44-721
Alex Rosenblum (Calabasas) 7-43-796
Dan Zadja (Valley Center) 7-43-725
Randy Green (Ceres) 7-43-702
David Woolever (Royal, Simi Valley) 7-43-688
Aaron Miller (Palo Verde, Blythe) 7-43-620
David Garcia (Golden Sierra, Garden Valley) 7-43-591
Jeff Smith (Ridgeview, Bakersfield) 8-43-582
Chris Miller (San Clemente) 6-42-610
Kevin Ciccone (Hart, Newhall) 7-42-734
Brad Franks (El Segundo) 7-42-643
Brodie Stringer (San Ramon Valley, Danville) 7-42-610
Gabe Baker (Yreka) 8-42-642
Anthony Celestine (Burroughs, Ridgecrest) 7-41-734
Diontray Tolliver (Poly, Riverside) 7-41-664
Mike Singleton (Christian, El Cajon) 7-41-591
Gabe Guerrero (Ramcho Verde, Moreno Valley) 7-41-558
Sammy Andrade (Woodland) 7-41-503
Sam Cheatham (San Leandro) 7-40-720

Touchdown Catches: Oliver Higgins (L.A. Brentwood) 16, Brandon Powers (L.A. Franklin) 15, John Taylor (Visalia Mt. Whitney) 14, Lee Gaines (Modesto Calvary Temple) 13, Justin Cox (Newbury Park) 12, Joe Davis (Walnut Creek Las Lomas) 12, Alex Hogue (Menlo-Atherton) 11, Bryan Huston (Agoura) 11, Jacob Wild (Reedley Immanuel) 11, Whitney Lewis (St. Bonaventure) 10, Daniel Dominguez (Hanford) 10, John Harris (Roseville Oakmont) 10, Marcus Spain (Oak Ridge) 10.

Sources: Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, Central Section historian Bob Barnett, Northern Section historian/correspondent Kevin Askeland, Sacramento Bee, SacPreps.com, Stockton Record, Modesto Bee, San Jose Mercury-News, Alameda Newspaper Group plus other coaches and parents who sent in FAXs.

For corrections or additions, phone Mark Tennis at (209) 463-9050.


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