Bakersfield - Your New #1

Bakersfield, ranked No. 2, made the last play of the game count … a 10-yard touchdown pass and a 33-31 victory over No. 1 El Camino. With the win Jeff Chudy's Renegades take over first place in the J.C. Grid-Wire/JCFootball.com rankings. 

El Camino, despite a 1-1 record, fell to just 7th place after battling the “Gades” and leading for most of 59:57 seconds. A great turnout of well over 5,000 saw the match up, which produced over 600 yards passing to with extremely solid hitting.  Saddleback’s 41-13 pounding of Moorpark on the Raiders’ home turf moved the Gauchos into the #2 slot followed by San Francisco, Butler, and Pearl River.

THE TOP-TWENTY FIVE BY J.C. GRID-WIRE/JCFOOTBALL.COM

1. Bakersfield, 2-0.  33-31 over El Camino.  Next game at L.A. Southwest (1-1)

2. Saddleback, 2-0.  Routed Moorpark 42-13.  Next, at Long Beach (1-1)

3. C.C. of San Francisco, 2-0.  Clobbered Cabrillo 48-17.  Next:  Host Fresno (2-0)

4. Butler, 3-0.  Blanked Garden City 31-0.  Next:  Independence (2-1)

5. Pearl River, 2-0.  Shut out Coahoma 35-0.  Next, at Gulf Coast (2-0)

6. Santa Rosa, 2-0.  Easily dominated Redwoods 56-7.  Next:  San Joaquin Delta (2-0).

7. El Camino, 1-1.  Lost to Bakersfield 33-31 on last play of game.  Next: Riverside (2-0)

8. Jones, 2-0.  Knocked off Northwest Miss. 20-7. Next:  At East Central (2-0)

9. Mt. San Antonio, 2-0.  Mashed Mt. San Jacinto 70-9.  Next:  At Palomar (2-0)

10. Snow, 2-0.  Collared Pima 52-0.  Next:  At Arizona Western (0-2)

11. Palomar, 2-0.  Outscored Grossmont 56-42.  Next:  Host Mt. San Antonio (2-0)

12. Blinn, 2-0.  Had a bye.  Next: Arkansas Baptist (0-2)

13. Fullerton, 2-0.  Edged Canyons 32-31 in final moments.  Next:  At Santa Ana (0-2)

14. Butte, 2-0.  67-29 winners over Feather River.  Next:  Reedley (1-1)

15. Eastern Arizona, 2-0.  Upset Glendale 21-13.  Next:  Phoenix (0-2)

16. Cisco, 2-0.  Downed Air Force JV 35-27.  Next:  At Tyler (1-1)

17. Foothill, 2-0.  Mashed Merced 52-7.  Next:  At Sequoias (1-1)

18. San Mateo, 2-0.  Checked Chabot 49-20.  Next:  At West Hills (2-0)

19. Gulf Coast, 2-0.  Blasted Northeast Miss. 34-7.  Next:  Host Pearl River (2-0)

20. Fresno, 2-0.  Stopped Marin 56-0.  Next:  At San Francisco (2-0)

21. Citrus, 2-0.  Held Victor Valley scoreless, 20-0.  Next:  Compton (0-2)

22. Iowa Central, 2-0.  Got by Joliet 14-10.  Next: At Grand Rapids (1-1)

23. Diablo Valley, 2-0.  Destroyed Contra Costa 57-0.  Next:  Sacramento (1-1)

24. Laney, 2-0.  Belted San Jose 59-7.  Next:  Los Medanos (2-0)

25. Pasadena, Mesa and Itawamba, all 2-0


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