OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL EFFORTS (9-17-02)

Every week the JC Grid-Wire takes a look around the nation and reports on outstanding performances broken down by position and defense. One wide receiver in California is moving up the all-time receiving list for Sacramento CC and several who transferred to different schools in the offseason put up huge numbers (Alvin Marshall, Compton, at left).

QUARTERBACKS

SACRAMENTO – Emiliano Salazar, hit on 31 of 51 passes for 413 yards and 4 TDs in a 56-34 loss to Fresno

ANTELOPE VALLEY – Jamar Culver, 6-3, 205, enjoyed a school record 28 completions for 348 yards and 4 TDs.  He was 28 of 43 in the close loss to Reedley.

TYLER – Chris Merrill, 5-11, 180, completed 11 of 17 passes for 336 yards and 2 scores and added 65 yards rushing with another score in 57-3 win over Kilgore.

CISCO – Jon Rogers, completed 24 of 41 for 325 yards and 4 TDs in a 47-43 loss to Ranger.

GROSSMONT – Tanner Engstrand, 6-1, 180, totaled 24 of 37 for 307 yards with 3 TDs.  He also rushed for 33 yards on 10 carries and another TD.

COMPTON – Freshman starter Brandon Brooks, 5-10, 190, went 21 of 39 for 298 and 3 TDs and rushed 3 times for 26 yards in a 25-22 over Golden West.

MERCED – Kevin Oberlander, 6-4, 195, went 14 of 23 for 285 yards and 4 TDs vs. Gavilan.

VICTOR VALLEY – QB Dylan Lockwood, 6-5, 190, was impressive in going 21 of 29 for 272 yards and 2 TDs in a narrow win over LA Pierce.

LONG BEACH – Brandon Fasavalu, was 18 of 33 for 270 yards and 2 TDs and rushed for a third vs. L.A. Valley.

SADDLEBACK – Freshman Brock Farrel, 6-0, 185, made a successful debut going 16 of 32 for 269 yards and no INTs for a 40-10 win over Ventura.

CHAFFEY – Nick Fotia, a San Bernardino Valley transfer, led his team to a win over Mt. San Antonio going 16 of 20 for 263 yards.

RUNNING BACK 

EASTERN ARIZONA – Kevin Maurice, 37 carries for 196 yards and 2 TDs in a loss to Phoenix.

INDEPENDENCE – Kevin McKenzie, 5-10, 190, raced for 194 yards on 17 carries in Pirates' 40-24 loss to Dodge City.

COMPTON – Alvin Marshall, 5-10, 185, formerly of El Camino, carried 20 times for 178 yards and 1 TD, caught 8 passes for 110, and a pair of scores, and had 67 return yards for a total of 355 all-purpose yards.

FRESNO – Earl Charles, 6-0, 205, ripped off 172 yards in 28 carries, added 3 catches for 24 yards, and 64 kick return yards.

CHAFFEY – John Bogarin, 5-9, 190, rushed for 163 yards and 2 TDs in Panthers' win over Mt. San Antonio.

WEST HILLS – Dwayne Wright, a Washington State signee out of high school, gained 150 yards on 18 carries – one an 80-yard TD dash.

GRAND RAPIDS, Cody Pratt, rushed 28 times for 145 yards and 3 tallies in a 42-14 win over Harper.

CERRITOS – Jermaine Whiten 5-10, 205, dashed for 133 on just 8 carries with TDs of 40 and 50 yards on his first two carries vs. Bakersfield.

DODGE CITY – On a night when prime-time RB Gerard Jackson was held to 13 yards by Butler County, QB Walter Washington dashed for 150 in the 14-7 loss.  He was also 21 of 37 for 144 yards passing.

RECEIVERS

SACRAMENTO – Phil Goodman, 6-3, 215, caught 17 passes for 146 yards.  Oddly, none went for TDs.  The 17 catches ties him for 5th place on the all-time list.  Stacy Colbert of MONTEREY caught 23 in a bowl game in 1978. Ron Fair, PRATT, 1986, and Mark Leslie, ROCK VALLEY, 1980, caught 19 in regular season games.  Bobby Lugo, SOUTHWESTERN, 1993 holds the California regular season mark with 18. Goodman's teammate, Lawrence caught 6 passes for 146 yards and 3 TDs.

JOLIET – Kelvin Hayden, 6-0, 195, caught 8 passes for 243 yards and TDs of 78 and 51 yards in a win over William Rainey Harper.

PALOMAR – Eddie Sullivan, 6-1, 190, caught 14 passes for 207 yards and 3 TDs, including the 56-yard game-winner on the final play of game leading to a 22-17 over Moorpark.

ANTELOPE VALLEY – James Laurence, 6-5, 230, set a school-record with 12 catches for 182 yards and 2 scores in a loss to Reedley.

MERCED – Leon Hall, 5-8, 175,  had 5 catches for 161 yards and 2 TDs in the Blue Devils' 49-7 win over Gavilan.

TYLER – Robert Spells, 6-1, 185, caught 5 passes for 151 yards and a TD and added 81 yards on 3 kick returns.

GARDEN CITY – Freshman Kenyada Tatum, 5-8, 163, caught 7 passes for 116 yards in a win over Air Force Prep.

RIVERSIDE – Rickey Moore, 6-0, 190, hauled in 5 for 111 yards and a TD. He also contributed 4 rushes for 35 yards in the win over San Bernardino.

DEFENSE

TRINITY VALLEY – LB Paul Thomas, 6-0, 235, returned an interception for a TD, caused a fumble, and had 9 tackles as TVCC defeated Paul Quinn 51-20.

MERCED – DE Tremaine Mobley, 6-3, 235, had 4 sacks among his 7 total tackles and a fumble recovery.

BLINN – S Vincent Duncan had 16 tackles (4 for losses) to help hold Georgia Military to 219 yards.

EL CAMINO – DE Ryan Riddle, 6-3, 275, 7 tackles, 2 sacks, 5 hurries, 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries, 1 for a 10-yard TD. 

COMPTON – LB John Andrews, 6-0, 225, 12 solo stops, 5 assists, 3 tackles for loss, 1 caused fumble and 1 pick.  MOORPARK – Leo Reed, had 13 tackles, 1.5 sacks and 2 hurries vs. Palomar.

VENTURA – CB Will Poole, Boston College bounceback, blocked 3 kicks, had 4 solo stops, an assist, caused and recovered a fumble.

GARDEN CITY – CB Corey Reddick, 5-9, 165, picked off 2 passes and returned one for a 12-yard touchdown, and ILB Marcus West, 6-0, 225, had 4 tackles and 9 assists.

SADDLEBACK – Freshman LB Ryan Powdrell, 6-1, 250, playing in his first game, had 4 tackles and two interceptions vs. Ventura.

OTHERS

PASADENA – Jeremy Hartsfield, 5-11, 185, converted from WR to RB, rushed for 194 yards on 11 carries, had 3 receptions for 17, and a 22-yard punt return with 2 TDs, in 55-14 win over Glendale.

N.E. OKLAHOMA – Brye Herman, K, kicked 44 and 45-yard field goals and 3 PATs as NEO dropped Fort Scott 33-9.

MT. SAN JACINTO PK Marty Hansen, 5-10, 180, kicked a pair of 48-yard field goals in loss to West LA.

PIMA P Blake Kinart, 10 punts for 43.3 avg. with a long of 64.

WEST HILLS – Jose Nieto averaged 45.8 on 7 punts vs. Butte.

 

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