A look at some of the top JUCO linebacker performances from last weekend

Here's a look at some of the top JUCO linebacker performances from last week including Citrus' Dillon Fink (pictured) who had a big game in the Owls' game against Palomar...

Southern California

Phillip Hong (Golden West) (5-10, 210) - Hong posted 10 tackles, two tackles-for-loss, one forced fumble and he also had a pick-six in Golden West’s 48-22 win over L.A. Harbor.
Jared Emmanuele (Chaffey)  (6-0, 218) - Emmanuele filled up the stat sheet last weekend, racking up six tackles, 1.5 tackles-for-loss, one fume recovery and one interception in Chaffey’s 41-16 win over Orange Coast.
Inoke Ngalo (Moorpark) (6-0, 225) - The SMU bounceback posted seven tackles, one tackle-for-loss, one pass breakup and one interception in Moopark’s 43-16 loss to Long Beach.
Keith Walker (Cerritos) (6-2, 225) - Walker racked up seven tackles and one interception in Cerritos’ 26-20 win over Saddleback.
Michael Hannifin (Cerritos) (6-2, 220) - Hannifin totaled 12 tackles and a forced fumble in Cerritos’ 26-20 win over Saddleback.
Blake Whitlock (Saddleback) (6-2, 220) - Whitlock had 10 tackles, two tackles-for-loss and a sack, but the Gauchos still dropped their game with Cerritos by a score of 26-20.
Lamar Madkin (Saddleback) (6-4, 250)*- Madkin had nine tackles, one sack, one tackle-for-loss, a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry.
Dillon Fink (Citrus) (6-0, 205) - Fink was around the ball all night, finishing with 12 tackles, three sacks, four tackles-for-loss and a quarterback hurry in Citrus’ 24-14 loss to Palomar.
Johndely Mena (Glendale) (5-10, 210) - Mena had seven tackles, 4.5 tackles-for-loss and one forced fumble in Glendale’s 35-31 win over East Los Angeles.
Kirk Ronolo (Mt. San Antonio) (6-2, 225) - Ronolo led the way with six tackles and four tackles-for-loss, but it wasn’t enough as the Mounties were downed by College of the Canyons by a score of 30-6.
Tevonte Coleman (Antelope Valley) (5-11, 250)*- Coleman racked up nine tackles, one sack, 1.5 tackles-for-loss and a fumble recovery as the Marauders blanked Mt. San Jacinto 34-0.
Chibuike Nwuda (San Bernardino) (6-1, 240) - Nwuda had 10 tackles, three sacks, three tackles-for-loss, one pass breakup and one quarterback hurry.
Victor Villarreal (El Camino) (6-5, 228)*- The freshman totaled 12 tackles, one sack, 1.5 tackles-for-loss and two pass breakups in El Camino's 31-23 win over Pasadena.

Northern California

Ascension Vela (Sierra) (6-2, 220) - The sophomore had 15 tackles and a pass breakups, but it wasn’t enough as the Wolverines fell to CCSF by a score of 25-24.

Mississippi

Jamar Smith (Holmes) (5-11, 235)* - In Holmes’ 34-14 win over Pearl River, Smith, a freshman, posted seven tackles and a sack.
Zachary Williams (Copiah-Lincoln) (6-2, 240) - Williams had 10 tackles in Co-Line’s 31-24 OT win over top-ranked East Mississippi.
 
WSFL (Arizona/New Mexico/Utah)

Amonai Itaaehau (Mesa) (6-1, 235) - Mesa lost a close one to Glendale, 24-21, but the sophomore linebacker had a huge game posting 13 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2.5 tackles-for-loss, two pass breakups and two quarterback hurries.
Jordan Willis (Glendale) (6-4, 200) - Glendale got a big 24-21 win over Mesa and Willis was a big reason why with his 12 tackles, one tackle-for-loss, one interception (which he returned 95 yards for a touchdown) and one pass breakup.
 
Kansas

Josh Meis (Garden City) (6-2, 205) - Meis posted 10 tackles and three tackles-for-loss in a 40-35 loss to Dodge City.


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