NJCAA PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Andre Simmons (Independence Community College), Mikhail Lindsay (Bulter Community College), Malcom Williams (Trinity Valley Community College) and Pat Riley (Eastern Arizona College) are NJCAA Football Players of the Week for games through Sept. 8. Simmons earns Offensive Player of the Week honors, while Lindsay and Williams are Co-Defensive Players of the Week. Riley receives the Special Teams Player of the Week award.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Andre Simmons, Independence Community College (Kan.)
Wide Receiver; Blackville, S.C. / Blackville-Hilda High School
Simmons (6-3, 197; FR) broke two Independence school records in the Pirates 27-20 victory over Air Force Prep on Sept. 8 when he caught 12 passes for 232 yards and a touchdown. His offensive production set a new record for most receptions in a game as well as most receiving yards in a game. Simmons had an 80-yard touchdown reception in the game and also hauled in a 44-yard strike on a third-and-long in which he was tackled on the one-yard line. In three games this season, Simmons has 26 receptions for 564 yards, which leads the NJCAA in both categories.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Mikhail Lindsay, Butler Community College (Kan.)
Linebacker; Wichita, Kan. / Wichita Southeast High School
Lindsay (6-0, 215; SO) scored two touchdowns on fumble recoveries, one in the end zone, and one on a 37-yard return, which helped lead Butler to a 31-0 win over Garden City Community College (Kan.). The Grizzlies held nationally-ranked Garden City to just 115 total yards, including a -21 yards rushing, in the shutout. Lindsay also had six tackles (4 solo, 2 assisted), three sacks and one tackle for loss in the contest.
Malcolm Williams, Trinity Valley Community College (Texas)
Free Safety; Grand Prairie, Texas / South Grand Prairie High School
Williams (5-10, 185; FR) helped Trinity Valley upset previous No. 5 Georgia Military College in double-overtime by recording 11 tackles (8 solo, 3 assisted) and three pass break-ups. However, his biggest contributions came on a 54-yard fumble return for a touchdown with 6:03 left in the first quarter. Then in the first overtime Williams intercepted a Georgia Military pass to turn back the Bulldogs, who had the ball first. Trinity Valley would miss a field goal to end the first extra frame to move the game into a second overtime.
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Pat Riley, Eastern Arizona College
Punter; Attapulgus, Ga. / Bainbridge High School
Riley played a big part in Eastern Arizona's 21-13 over previous No. 7 Glendale Community College (Ariz.). Riley controlled the field-position battle for the Gila Monsters by averaging 48.7 yards per punt. He also successfully executed a fake-punt, which resulted in a 30-yard gain for EAC. Riley also pinned Glendale on their own one-yard line late in the fourth quarter, which helped seal the Gila Monsters' first victory over Glendale since 1997.
MISSISSIPPI PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Offense: Itawamba quarterback Tyson Lee (23 of 36 for 318 yards and 2 TD)
Defense: Gulf Coast cornerback Aquantis Mobley (7 tackles, 1 for loss, returned an interception for TD)
Special Teams: Jones place kicker Tyler Caldwell (Kicked two field goals of 23 yards, 2 for 2 PATs)
SOUTHWEST PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Offensive Player of the Week: Jeremy Sanders, QB, Navarro - Sanders completed 17 of 25 passes for 269 yards and 2 TDs and added 88 yards and 2 TDs on 10 carries as Navarro defeated NMMI, 42-33.
Defensive Player of the Week: Malcolm Williams FS, TVCC - Williams had 11 tackles and returned a fumble for a TD as TVCC upset No. 5-ranked Georgia Military.
Special Teams Player of the Week: Jeremy Knott, K, NEO - Knott converted on 7 of 8 extra points and added a 27-yard field goal. Only three of his 10 kickoffs were returned.
Other Players of Note:
• Jacques Crawford, RB, Cisco - Crawford returned to tailback to rush 40 times for 188 yards and 3 TDs as Cisco defeated the Air Force Academy Prep.
• John Hamilton, OL, TVCC - Hamilton had 6 knockdownsand had an 85 percentrating.
• John White, DT, NEO - White had 8 solo tackles, 7 assists and 3 tackles for minus yardage.
• Donald Booker, LB,Navarro - Booker had a team-high 20 tackles in Navarro's victory over NMMI.
• Tyrone Ross, RB, Navarro - Ross rambled for 169 yards, including a 50-yard TD run to seal the Bulldog win.
WSFL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Offense: Soni Sotele, Snow and Dwight Pete, Scottsdale
Sotele, who helped the #2 ranked Badgers remain undefeated, ran for 122 yards on 14 carries and scored two touchdowns in a 52-0 victory over Pima. He leads the conference with 5 TDs on the year.
Pete ran for 124 yards and also scored a pair of TDs as the Artichokes downed the Matadors 48-28. In two games he has 32 carries for 214 yards with 4 TDs. His 107 yards per game is second in the WSFL.
Defense: Scottsdale's Michael Stevenson is the WSFL Defensive Player of the Week. Stevenson had 10 solo and six assisted tackles for the Artichokes. He also broke up two passes, caused a fumble and had an interception.
Special Teams: Eastern Arizona's Pat Riley is the WSFL Special Teams Player of the Week. Riley averaged over 48 yards a punt, had a punt downed at the one yard line, and ran over 30 yards on a fake punt for a first down. Riley helped #10 ranked Eastern to an upset victory over #8 Glendale. On the year he has 9 punts for a 40.6 average.
NORTHEAST PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Offense: Bobby Ransom, Hudson Valley CC
Ransom rushed for 144 yards and four scores as HVCC defeated Army Prep 49-7. He also caught two passes for 17 yards. This is the 2nd week in a row that Ransom has won the award
Honorable Mention: Grant Tamme (ASC), Aaron Valentin (ECC), AJ McKenna (Lackawanna)
Defense: Cortez Robinsion, Erie CC
Robinson recorded six tackles in the Kats 53-0 victory over Berean. 3.5 of his tackles were for a loss and he recorded two sacks.
Honorable Mention: Clifton Krotz (ASC), Jerome Pinkney (Dean), David James (HVCC), Cordaro Newkirk (Lackawanna)
Special Teams: Calvin Corbin, Alfred State
Corbin returned a punt 46 yards to score in the Pioneers 56-14 victory over Brockport JV. He also caught three passes for 109 yards and another score (62 yards).
Honorable Mention: Brad Hill (ECC), Gavin Nelson (HVCC)
KANSAS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Jasper Simmons, Hutchinson
Kickoff Returner/Defensive Back
B.T. Washington HS
Simmons helped Hutchinson regain control of its 35-12 victory over Highland with a 91-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in which he broke three tackles and dashed up the sideline. That play helped HCC snap a 13-game losing streak.
Andre Simmons, Independence
Ht: 6-3, 191
Blackville-Hilda High School
Andre broke two school records this past Saturday when he caught 12 passes and had 232 yards for his efforts. These stats gave him the record for the most catches in a game as well as the most yards in a game. Andre had 1 touchdown of 80 yards and had a catch on a third and long from the 44 that landed him on the one-yard line setting up another score. In just three games Andre Simmons has 26 catches for 564 yards.
Mikhail Lindsay, Butler
Lindsay scored two touchdowns on fumble recoveries, one in the end zone, and one on a 37 yard return. Helped Butler defense hold nationally-ranked Garden City to just 115 total yards, including a -21 yards rushing, in a shutout.
Dominique Roulack, Coffeyville
Roulack had 16 total tackles and caused one fumble in the Red Ravens 10-3 loss to Fort Scott.
Lucien Antoine, Fort Scott
Coral Springs, FL
Antoine had 19 total tackles and one Interception in the Greyhounds 10-3 win over #15 Coffeyville.
Antwon Canady, Hutchinson
Canady was HCC's second-leading tackler for the second-straight week and helped the Blue Dragons snap a 13-game losing streak.
MINNESOTA PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Offense: Chance Kraft , Itasca, RB - Kraft rushed for 177 yards on 27 carries for a 6.6 yards per carry average and also scored a touchdown for the Vikings.
Isaac Odim , Rochester, RB - Odim rushed for 163 yards on 20 carries for a 8.15 average per carry and also scored 3 touchdowns for the Yellowjackets.
Defense: Adam Telander, Itasca, FS - Telander had 3 interceptions and also had 11 tackles (9 solo) for the Viking defense.
Korey Fry, MSCTC-Fergus Falls, SS - Fry had 2 interceptions and one he returned 11 yards for a touchdown; his second one ended the game in overtime. He also had 11 tackles (7 solos) in the victory for the Spartans.
MIDWEST CONFERENCE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Jeff Gustafson , Joliet, WR - Jeff Gustafson has been named the Midwest Football Conference’s Athlete of the Week. Jeff Gustafson is a 5-11, 195-pound sophomore wide receiver from Troy, Illinois. In Joliet's game against Iowa Central, Jeff caught 10 balls for 143 yards and a touchdown. For the season, Jeff has 16 catches for 204 yards and is averaging over 12 yards per catch. In high school, Jeff received All-Conference and All-St. Lois Area honors. Jeff plans on transferring to a four year school at the end of this year.
MISSION CONFERENCE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Pasadena City College quarterback David Pittman, Long Beach City College cornerback Curtis Thompson, and Riverside Community College kick returner D.J. Richardson have been named Week 2 Mission Football Conference Players of the Week for their performances on the field.
Pittman (QB, 5-11, 185, So, Snellville, GA/Brookwood HS) was an offensive force in Pasadena's big 53-27 win over Southwestern College to easily win offensive POW honors. Pittman totaled 489 yards of offense and accounted for seven of PCC's eight touchdowns in the game, passing for five and running in two. He threw for 414 yards on 32 of 43 passing with just one interception. Pittman also ran for 75 yards on seven carries.
Thompson (CB, 5-11, 165, So., Long Beach, CA/Poly HS) streaked 90-yards on an interception return for a touchdown that sealed Long Beach's 41-24 win at L.A. Harbor College. Thompson also totaled five tackles and broke up two passes to take defensive player of the week honors. His interception return was the third longest in LBCC history.
Richardson (RB/KR, 5-11, 235, Fr., Pacific HS) is named special teams player of the week after returning a Chaffey College kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown in Riverside's 27-6 win. The 92-yard return was the seventh longest in Riverside history.
- Lorenzo Goode, RB, 5-11, 190 Soph, Hermitage (VA) HS/Allan Hancock College --- 26 carries 124 yards; 2 receptions 17 yards, TD (11)
- AJ Toscano, QB, 6-2, 210, So, El Rancho HS --- 13-for-25 145 yards 2 TD (11, 11)
- Kupono Kaawa, LB, 6-2, 250, So, Santa Fe HS --- 11 tackles (3 solo) ½ tackle for loss
- Kirt Puletasi, LB, 6-2, 240, Fr, Long Beach Jordan HS --- 8 tackles (2 solo)
- Junior Tivao, LB/FB, 6-0, 245, Frosh, Paramount HS --- 6 tackles, ½ tackle for loss, 4 carries, 21 yards (three carries were on third down and went for a first down)
- Verran Tucker, WR, 6-2, 190, SO, Fairfax HS --- 4 receptions, 100 yards, 1 TD
- Boo Jackson, QB, 6-2, 200, SO, Lompoc HS --- 18-of-28 passes, 301 yards, 2 TD
- Josh Berard, FS, 6-2, 225, SO, Redondo Union HS --- 5 tackles, 2 solo; 1 interception; 7 QB hurries; 2 QB sacks; 1 TFL
- Cory Lattimore, LB, 6-2, 215, SO, South Dade, FL --- 10 tackles, 4 solo
- King Manu, DE, 6-1, 235, SO, Morningside HS --- 8 tackles, 1 solo; 1.5 QB sacks; 3 QB hurries
- Marquis Avery, WR, 6-4, 190, Savanna HS --- 15 catches for 161 yards and three touchdowns (15 catches in a game sets a new school record)
- Librado Aguirre, DB, 6-0, 205, South El Monte HS --- 2 INTs, 3 solo tackles, 3 tackles, 1 blkd kick.
- Patrick Tafua, FS, 6-1, 192, SO, Westminster HS --- single handedly put a stop to LA Pierce's offense with 10 tackles, 2 Assists, 2 Broken up passes and 1 blocked punt.
- Andrew DeFelice, QB, 6-1, 185, SO, Spokane, WA/Mead HS --- Passed for 373 yards and 4 touchdowns on 23 of 39 passing with just 1 INT.
- Stephen Burton, WR, 6-2, 200, FR, Lakewood, CA/Artesia HS --- 6 receptions for 147 yards with 2 touchdowns, including an 80-yard strike. Also had 3 returns (2 KO, 1 PR) for 50 yards.
- Dalton Etimani, TE, 6-5, 240, FR, Pago Pago, American Samoa/Fagaitua HS --- 6 receptions for 105 yards.
- Markeis Carmichael. DB, 5-10, 185, FR, Carson, CA/Poly HS --- 7 solo tackles with 1 sack.
MT. SAN ANTONIO
- Kevin Craft, QB, 6-5, 215, SO, Valley Center --- 35-28-0 for 392 yards and 6 TD. Craft is a transfer from SDSU.
- Matt Austin, WR, 6-3, 190, FR, Charter Oak --- 9 Receptions for 147 yards and 2 TD with a long of 34 yards.
- Aiona Key, WR, 6-4, 200, SO, Mesa Verde --- 7 Receptions for 56 yards and 3 TD; 2 blocked punts one returned for 30 yards and a TD.
- Roderick Mackenzie, LB, 5-11, 245, SO, Tafuna (American Samoa) --- 3 solo tackles and 3 assists.
- Kevin Ah-hi, 6-0, 205, FR, Coeur D'Alene H.S. (Idaho) --- 28 rushes for 165 yards with 2 TDs
- Shaun Mohler, 6-3, 220, SO, Corona Del Mar --- 7 tackles (3 solo), 3 TFL
- Dean Deleone 6-2, 240, FR, Park City (Utah) --- 8 tackles (4 solo), 2 TFL
- Leilyon Myers, RB, 6-0, 205, FR, Lynwood HS --- Rushed for 227 yards and 3 touchdowns (9, 24 and 38 yards). Also had 2 receptions for 48 yards. Helped Palomar rush for a school record 471 yards (707 yards in total offense).
- Donnell Fulford, RB, 5-10, 200, SO, Temecula Chaparral HS --- Rushed for 120 yards and 2 touchdowns on 20 carries.
- Hunter Wanket, QB, 6-4, 220, SO, Torrey Pines HS --- Had 316 yards in total offense and was responsible for 3 touchdown. Was 13-for-29 passing with 0 interceptions for 236 yards and 2 touchdowns and rushed for 80 yards and 1 touchdown on 6 carries.
- Bubba Pugh, OLB, 6-2, 210, FR, Rancho Buena Vista HS --- Recorded 8 tackles (6 solo) and had 2 tackles for losses for 8 yards.
- Mike Bethea, MLB, 6-3, 240, SO, La Costa Canyons HS --- Had 6 tackles (4 solo).
- Nick Walker, CB, 5-9, 165, FR, Vista HS --- 5 tackles (all solo), 2 tackles for losses for 14 yards, broke up 2 passes).
- David Reed, WR, 6-0, 180, SO, New London (Connecticut) --- 13 receptions, 159 yards, 2 touchdowns, tied PCC record for most catches in a game with 13; now has 15 touchdowns in 10 college games played.
- Daniel Bernal, S, 5-9, 160, FR, Wilson High (Hacienda Heights --- 2 interceptions, 2 pass breakups, 4 tackles.
- Ridge Jones, CB, 5-8, 170, FR, Miami Jackson (Florida) --- interception, sack, breakup, 3 tackles, 2 for loss.
- Jason Scott, LB, 5-10, 200, SO, Ayala High --- 7 tackles, 2 for loss yardage, knocked down a pass on a 2-point conversion, tipped another pass into an interception.
- RB Jamaal Scott, RB, 5-9, 175, SO, San Bernardino --- Rush for 136 yards and a TD on 17 carries. He averaged 7.5 yards per carry.
- Sean Sudol, QB, 6-2, 185, FR, La Sierra --- 10 of 19 for 141 yards and a TD
- Shane McComb, ILB, 5-10, 215, SO, Hemet --- 9 tackles (5 assisted), pass break-up and a half sack
- Joseph Jones, DL, 5-11, 255, 255, SO, San Bernardino --- 9 tackles (six assisted) and a sack
- Mike Reynolds, LB, 6-1, 225, SO, ML King --- 7 tackles and an INT which he returned 31 yards
- Brian Shrock, QB, 6-0, 190, FR, Edison HS --- Shrock was 16-of-27 for 159 yards and 2 TDs with no interceptions in the win over Moorpark. He also rushed 13 times for 94 yards.
- Cheyne Verhagen, RB, 5-10, 190, SO, San Clemente HS --- had 10 carries for 104 yards (10.4 avg). He also caught 3 passes for 23 yards.
- Andrew Nakihei, RB, 5-9, 185, SO, Maui HS (HI) --- Nakihei carried the ball 6 times for 2 touchdowns and 57 yards. He also caught one pass and had one kickoff return for 63 yards.
- Ben Terry, LB, 6-3, 235, SO, Capistrano Valley HS --- Terry had eight tackles to lead the team and also batted down a pass at the line of scrimmage. Five of his tackles were solo stops, including one sack (7 yard loss) and another tackle behind the line of scrimmage (1 yard loss).
- Mark Berry, LB, 6-0, 210, FR, Granite Bay HS --- Berry was hovering around the ball all afternoon, getting credit for eight tackles (4 solo) and was in on several other tackles when a swarm of Gaucho defenders ended up on the ball carrier.
- Aaron Brown, DB, 6-0, 205, FR, Puyallup HS (WA) --- Brown was credited with four tackles and also had a fumble recovery at midfield to end one Moorpark drive late in the third quarter. He also accounted for Saddleback’s final points, intercepting a Raider pass along the right sideline and returning it 60 yards for a TD.
- Thomas Bauer, LB, 6-2, 240, SO, Niwot HS (CO) --- Bauer came off the bench to post four tackles, including one solo sack (3 yard loss), one assisted sack (2 yard loss), and one tackle for no gain.
- Matt Cardenas, WR, 6-1, 185, FR, El Dorado HS --- 6 receptions for 124 yards.
WESTERN STATE CONFERENCE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Andre Cirino, RB, Allan Hancock. Andre is the first player from Allan Hancock to win the Player of the Week award this year. Andre carried 23 times for 261 yards and 4 TDs of 12, 37, 19 and 37 yards. Andre is a 6-4, 236-pound sophomore from Staten Island, New York.
Jerryl Brown, QB, East Los Angeles. Jerryl Brown, a 6-3, 185-pound freshman from Inglewood High School, completed 18 of 34 passes for 181 yards and 3 TDs.
Andrew Miramontes, QB, Canyons. Andrew Miramontes completed 19 of 32 passes for 236 yards and 2 TDs of 54 and 44 yards. Andrew is a 6-2, 215-pound sophomore from Birmingham High School.
Grant Valentine, DE, Glendale. Grant Valentine had a super day for the Vaqueros. Grant had 13 tackles, (8 assists), 3.5 sacks and 4 hurries. Grant is a 6-3, 235-pound sophomore from Burbank High School.
Brandon Turner, DB, L.A. Pierce. Brandon had an outstanding performance for the Brahmas. Brandon had 2 interceptions and 3 pass break ups. Brandon is a 6-0, 185-pound freshman from Dorsey High School.
Sione Fale'ofa, LB, L.A. Valley. Sione had an outstanding game for the Monarchs. Sione had 10 tackles (8 unassisted, 1 sack and 1 hurry. Sione is a 6-0, 225-pound sophomore from Honolulu, Hawaii.
- Jacob Bower (Bakersfield) completed 20 of 38 passes for 340 yards and 4 TDs. His last TD pass came with 0.00 time left in the game to Seth Damron for the game winning 10-yarder.
- Brandon Banks (Bakersfield) caught 6 passes for 127 yards and 2 TDs.
- Raphael Reynolds (Canyons) carried 16 times for 140 yards.
- Jovonne Augustus (Canyons) caught 7 passes for 88 yards and 1 TD.
- Hayo Carpenter (Canyons) caught 5 passes for 105 yards and 1 TD.
- Robbie Cassleberry (Canyons) had 8 tackles ( 5 unassisted) and 2 tackles for loss.
- William Roundtree (Allan Hancock) had 14 tackles, 3 tackles for loss and 2 pass break ups.
- Frankie Jones (L.A. Harbor) caught 7 passes for 92 yards and 1 TD.
- Antoine Smithson (East Los Angeles) caught 6 passes for 85 yards and 2 TDs.
- Jerome Morris (East Los Angeles) carried 15 times for 93 yards and 1 TD.
- Shawn Sparks (East Los Angeles) carried 20 times for 75 yards.
- Mike Cooper (Pierce) caught 10 passes for 114 yards and 1 TD.
- Bradley Borreson (Pierce) was 3 for 3 on field goals of 47, 37 and the game winning 44-yarder.
- Michael Shay (Citrus) caught 6 passes for 121 yards and 2 TDs.
- John Garcia (Citrus) completed 17 of 31 passes for 234 yards and 2 TDs.
- Conrad Meadows (Moorpark) caught 3 passes for 103 yards and 1 TD.
- Shaun Kermah (Glendale) carried 20 times for 84 yards and 2 TD’s.
- James Antaplyan (Glendale) had 9 tackles and 1 interception.
- Francisco Coronado (Glendale) had 8 tackles, 0.5 a sack and 2 hurries.
- Joshua Martin (Santa Monica) caught 6 passes for 78 yards and 1 TD.
- Marcus Miller (Santa Monica) had 11 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 1 caused fumble and 1 sack.
- Anthony Dickson (L.A. Valley) carried 16 times for 78 yards.
- Josh Streid (L.A. Valley) had 9 tackles (7 unassisted), 1 sack and 1 fumble recovery.
- Phillip Garrett (L.A. Valley) had 5 tackles (4 unassisted) and 1 caused fumble.
- Ryan Henry (West L.A.) had 10 rec. for 116 yards.
- Joel Childress (West L.A.) was 22-37 for 202 yards with 2 TDs and 2 INTs.
- Brian Bloomberg (West L.A.) punted 3 times for a 44.3 average (long 53).
- Brandon Reid (L.A. Southwest) punted 5 times for a 41-yd. average with 2 inside the 20.
- Torrey Hurkness (L.A. Southwest) rushed 7 times for 112 and was 4-6 passing for 71 and a TD.
- Jovonte Taylor (L.A. Southwest) returned 4 KOs for 210 with a long of 89.
FOOTHILL CONFERENCE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Leaders of the pack through two weeks:
Rushing: Corey Thompson, RB, San Diego Mesa (FR) - 43 carries for 276 (6.4 pc) and 4 TDs.
Receptions: Kenslow Smith, WR, Southwestern (FR) - 13 rec. for 90 yards and 1 TD.
Receiving Yards: Sylvester Burel, WR, San Bernardino Valley (SO) - 10 rec. for 178 and 1 TD.
Passing Avg. Game: Blake Sutton, QB, Grossmont (SO) - 46-84 for 544 with 4 TDs and 2 INTs (272.0 pg avg.).
Passing Efficiency: Rob Sagerian, QB, San Diego Mesa (SO) - 23-33 for 458 with 4 TDs and 1 INT (220.2 eff.)
Total Offense: Drew Westling, QB, Southwestern (SO) - 264 yards per game (21 rushing; 507 passing).
All Purpose: Jeremy Young, WR, Grossmont (SO) - 65 receiving, -4 rushing, 294 KR = 177.5 per game.
Interceptions: Earl Brooks, DB, Desert (FR) - 2 picks with 1 TD
Punting: Marcus Flores, P, Southwestern (FR) - 3 punts for 48.0 average in 1 game. Also, Andrew Paredes, Victor Valley - 10 punts for a 44.3 avg. in 2 games.
Week 2 Standouts
- Blake Sutton, QB, Grossmont: 33-46 for 393 with 3 TDs and 1 INT.
- Mike Stadler, QB, San Bernardino Valley: 25-43 for 302 with a pick.
- Jahmel Rover, RB, Chaffey: 16 carries for 118 yards and a TD.
- Ken Fields, WR, Grossmont: 6 rec. for 92 yards and a TD.
- Justin Veazie, P, Chaffey: 8 punts for a 41.1 average. 2 inside the 20.
- Marcus Flores, P, Southwestern: 3 punts for 48 average with 2 inside the 20.
- Andrew Paredes, P, Victor Valley: 4 punts for a 48 average, long of 69, 1 inside the 20.
- Jeremy Young, WR, Grossmont: 7 KOR for 238 yards with a long of 56.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA STATS
(Most conferences in northern California do not submit Players of the Week)
Javon Forsett, DB, (5-9, 185, SO, GRACE PREP, DALLAS TEXAS) - Javon had 7 tackles, an interception, he caused three fumbles, recovered two and returned one for a touchdown.
David Sims, DB, (5-11 200, SOPH, GAINSVILLE HS, GAINSVILLE, FLA) - David had 15 tackles and a caused fumble, and returned a PAT block for 2-point conversion.
Josh Bellamy, WR, (6-1, 190, FROSH, BOCA CIEGA, FLA) - 1 kickoff return for a 93-yard touchdown, 7 catches for 87 yards, 2 carries for ten yards and 2 touchdowns.
Ryan Ratekin, QB, (6-2 190, FROSH, PLEASANT VALLEY HS, CHICO CA) - Ryan threw for 4 TDS on 15-23 passing.
CC of San Francisco
- Greg Alexander, QB - in 2 quarters plus 1 series in the 3rd he was 26-32 for 368 yards and 5 TD passes. Also ran for 1 TD.
- Aubrey Quarles (2 quarters plus 1 series in the 3rd ) - 7 receptions for 165 yards and 3 TDs plus 81-yard kick return for a TD. In 2 games he has 2 kickoff returns for TDs and 6 TD catches.
- QB David Singleton was 15-21 for 268 yards passing and 6 TDs with 1 INT.
- WR Ed Berry had 6 rec. for 141 receiving yards with 3 TDs
- Hansen Sekona, LB - 4 tackles, 1 INT, 1 FG block
- Bernard Wolfgramm, DE - 3 tackles, 2 TFL, in about 2 qtrs.
- Kurt Filler, LB - 3 tackles, 1.5 sacks in about 2 qtrs.
MID-EMPIRE CONFERENCE STATS
Derrick Watkins, RB - 18 rushes for 128, 7.1 average
Michael Dutra, RB - 10 carries for 43 yards and 3 TDs
Codi Boek, QB - 14 of 26 with 1 INT, 207 yards and 3 TDs
Matt Cole, WR - 4 catches for 95 yards, 1 TD
Brad Walker, TE/LS - 4 grabs for 57 yards, 1 TD
Ryan Williams, Kicker - 3 of 4 FGs (24, 40, 42), 6 for 6 on PATs
Jeff Proschold, SS - 4 solo, 1 asst
Treston Teague, DL - 4 solo, 2 tackle for loss, 1 sack
Darius Davis, WR - 11 grabs for 195 yards with 2 TDs plus 2 KOR for another 98 yards and 1 PR for 21 yards.
Demario Ballard, WR (6-7, 225) - 6 catches for 90 yards and 1 TD.
Elliot Alefaio, LB (5-11, 230) - 11 tackles, 1 TFL
Taylor Dunn, DE (6-5, 245) - 4.5 tackles, 1.5 TFL, 1.5 sack
Steve Savage, RB (5-8, 200) - 22 carries for 108 yards vs. Mendocino.
Blake Arrowsmith, WR/P/K/PR - The freshman athlete had 4 rec. for 81 yards; 2 punt returns for 80 yards, long 45 yards; Punts - 6 for 249 yard, 41.5 avg., long 52, 2 inside 20; 4 kickoffs, 243 yards, avg. 60.8 yards.
Doug Faatiliga, LB (6-3, 255) - 8 tackles, 4 assists, 2 TFL, 1 sack, 1 PBU, 1 INT for touchdown, 1 2pt. conversion return in a win over Sierra.
Matt Dardenne, QB (6-5, 220) - 15 of 19, 192 yards and no INTs in about a half of action.
Andrew Allen, WR - 5 catches for 78 yards.
Charles Walker, WR - 4 grabs for 74 yards.
Robert Lorenzi , CB (5-9, 180) - 4 tackles, 1 INT for T.D.
Charles Gatlin, DB - 1 INT for T.D., 1 fumble recovery.
All stats for about one half of playing time.
OTHER STATS FROM NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
- Erick Johnson, RB, Diablo Valley - 12 carries, 125 yards., 3 TDs, long of 46.
- Cupid Eison, CB, Diablo Valley - 2.5 tackles, 2 INTs, 1 pass break up.
- Jon Dempsey, LB, Sequoias - 9 solo tackles, 5 assists, 2 sacks, 1 FF, 2 PBUs
- Traye Simmons, CB, Sequoias - 4 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 FF, 4 PBUs
- Immanuel Chu, DT, Sequoias - 3 solo tackles, 3 assists, 2 sacks, 7 QB hurries, 1 batted ball
- Bryant Moniz, Fresno, (6-0, 185) was 11-11, 206 yards, 3 TDs in the first half. For the game, he was 13-14, for 222 yds., 0 INT. He also ran once for a 6 yd. TD as time expired in the first half.
- Lawrence Hood, CB, Fresno, (5-10, 180; SO), ran back interceptions on consecutive Marin drives in the first quarter for TDs of 31 and 53 yards.
- Deandre Whitney, S, Fresno, sacked the Marin quarterback for an 18-yard loss, caused a fumble, recovered it and ran it back 79 yards for a TD.
- Ellis Krout, WR, Gavilan - 5 rec. for 80 yds. 4 KOR for 141 yds. including a 92-yd. TD.
- Chad Draper, QB, Modesto - 24 of 35 for 385 yards (4 passing TDs and 1 running).
- Marcus Allen, WR, Modesto - 7 receptions for 153 yards and 2 TDs.
- Chris Avey, WR, Modesto - 105 yards on 6 receptions
- Marquell Colston, RB, Modesto - 10 carries for 77 yards & 4 receptions for 55 yards (2 TDs).
- Chantz Staden, RB, De Anza (5-10, 185; SO) - transfer from Foothill. 6 rush 68 yards. 7 catches 94 yards and 2 TDs. 56-yard run for a TD. 39-yard rec. for a TD. 12 rec. in two games.