Prep football recap: California, Freedom, Campolindo win thrillers
10/13/2012 02:10:34 AM PDT
10/13/2012 08:29:06 AM PDT
Here's a look at how the Top 15 East Bay teams fared and which players played starring roles on Friday in Week 8 of the prep football season:
No. 1 De La Salle 52, Amador Valley 24: The Spartans (7-0) were outgained by the Dons (3-4), but Andrew Buckley had an interception and a fumble recovery and Michael Hutchings and Das Tautalatasi also had interceptions as the Spartans (7-0) got five turnovers to pave the way for a running clock in the fourth quarter in their victory.
No. 2 James Logan 55, Newark Memorial 6: Coming off its first loss two weeks ago and a bye last week, the Colts (6-1) responded with a rousing performance as Jeffrey Prothro Jr. had two rushing touchdowns and one TD pass against the Cougars (5-2).
No. 3 Monte Vista 49, Livermore 14: Mustangs quarterback Nikita Zamora completed 10 of his 13 passes for 246 yards and four touchdowns as host Monte Vista (6-1, 3-1 EBAL) never trailed against the Cowboys (2-5, 0-3).
No. 5 California 41, San Ramon Valley 38: Karris Johnson ran for 347 yards and four touchdowns as the visiting Grizzlies (6-1, 3-1) edged the Wolves (3-4, 3-1), who got 391 passing yards and four touchdowns from quarterback Cameron Birse, but fell into a first-place tie.
No. 6 Foothill 21, Granada 14: Ray Hudson caught 11 passes, including one in the fourth quarter that iced the win for the Falcons (4-3, 2-1 EBAL), who got 265 yards passing from quarterback Kyle Kearns in their win over the Matadors (3-4, 0-3).
No. 7 Freedom 49, No. 10 Pittsburg 48: Joe Mixon accounted for five touchdowns, Dante Mayes threw four touchdown passes and Darrell Daniels scored two touchdowns, but it was his blocked PAT kick with 3:30 left that allowed the Falcons (5-2, 2-0 BVAL) to outlast the Pirates (4-3, 1-1).
No. 8 Concord 54, Ygnacio Valley 12: Olito Thompson scored six touchdowns and rushed for 306 yards on 12 carries, leading the host Minutemen (6-1, 1-1 DVAL) over the Warriors (1-6, 0-2).
No. 9 Campolindo 24, Las Lomas 21: With quarterback Brett Stephens out for the season with a shoulder injury, Andrew Zolintakis stepped into the void, directing the Cougars (6-1, 3-0 DVAL) to a comeback win, throwing for two touchdowns and running for a game-clinching first down with just over a minute left to beat the Knights (3-5, 2-2).
No. 11 Deer Valley 38, Liberty 7: Quarterback Nsimba Webster completed just six passes for 277 yards and he accounted for three touchdowns as the Wolverines (6-1, 2-0 BVAL) beat the Lions (2-5, 0-2).
No. 12 Bishop O'Dowd 34, Castro Valley 20: Kevin King rejuvenated the offense, throwing two touchdown passes and running for one as the Dragons (6-1, 2-0 WACC-Foothill) topped the Trojans (3-4, 1-1).
No. 13 Northgate 64, Mt. Diablo 0: Quarterback Joe Pellettier threw three touchdown passes and ran for two more as the Broncos (6-1, 2-0 DVAL) scored 36 points in the first quarter and never looked back in a win over the host Red Devils (2-5, 0-2).
No. 14 Clayton Valley 49, College Park 7: Standout tailback Joe Protheroe rushed six times for 175 yards and two touchdowns and the Eagles (6-1, 2-0 DVAL) scored on its first seven possessions against the Falcons (3-4, 1-1).
Heritage 28, No. 15 Antioch 26: An uptempo offense and a key stop by Jordan Ruelas on a two-point conversion attempt helped the Patriots (1-6, 1-1 BVAL) edge the Panthers (5-2, 0-2) for their first win of the season.
Here are your individual standouts throughout the East Bay from Friday night's games:
KEITH WILLIAMS, McClymonds: He threw for 209 yards and three touchdowns in the Warriors' 36-7 win over Skyline.
LAVANCE WARREN, McClymonds: The Warriors' back carried 13 times for 95 yards, including a 31-yard TD run, in a win over Skyline.
AZEL GRASTY, Fremont: The Tigers' quarterback had three TD passes in a 28-8 win over Oakland.
TYSHONE GAINES, Fremont: He caught two touchdown passes in a victory over Oakland.
TRETEZ CUSTARD, Oakland: The Wildcats' back had a game-high 107 yards rushing against Fremont.
KARRIS JOHNSON, California: The Grizzlies' senior rushed for 347 yards and four TDs in a victory over San Ramon Valley.
CAMERON BIRSE, San Ramon Valley: The Wolves' quarterback threw for 391 yards and accounted for four TDs against Cal, two passing and two rushing.
MARCUS DE LA PENA, San Ramon Valley: The Wolves' back rushed for 199 yards, including a key 27-yard scoring run, against Cal.
NIKITA ZAMORA, Monte Vista: The Mustangs' quarterback went 10-for-13 passing for 246 yards and four TDs against Livermore.
MARCO ZAMORA, Monte Vista: He caught scoring passes of 57 and 23 yards in a big victory over Livermore.
JALEN AVERY, Monte Vista: Caught five passes for 125 yards and a TD vs. Livermore.
ZACH MCPHERSON, Livermore: Rushed for 89 yards and also had a TD pass against Monte Vista.
LOUIE HERNANDEZ, Livermore: Caught four passes for 93 yards and a touchdown against Monte Vista.
RAY HUDSON, Foothill: The Falcons' receiver had 11 receptions, including one for a 51-yard touchdown, in a win over Granada.
KYLE KEARNS, Foothill: The Falcons' quarterback went 19-for-26 for 265 yards and a TD against Granada.
ANDREW BUCKLEY, De La Salle: He had an interception and a fumble recovery in a win over Amador Valley.
TIAPEPE VITALE, De La Salle: The Spartans' top back ran for a game-high 142 yards against Amador.
KYLE MORENO, Amador Valley: The Dons' quarterback went 28-for-45 for 278 yards and TD against De La Salle.
ZACH BOYETT, Salesian: He went 10-for-10 passing, throwing four TD passes in a 42-26 win over St. Mary's.
DE'ANGELO HERNANDEZ, Salesian: Ran for 204 yards and a touchdown in a win over St. Mary's.
TREVOR MORGAN, Salesian: He caught touchdown passes of 50 and 24 yards against St. Mary's.
TYRONE MORGAN, Salesian: He grabbed scoring passes of 38 and 30 yards in a win over St. Mary's.
KEVIN FLEMER, St. Mary's: He went 23-for-47 for 272 yards and four touchdown passes in a loss to Salesian.
CALEB COLEMAN, St. Mary's: Caught three touchdown passes - from 33, 9 and 5 yards - against Salesian.
QUINZELL MOORE, Tennyson: The Lancers' back ran for two touchdowns in a 17-10 win over Arroyo.
JEFFREY PROTHRO JR., James Logan: The Colts' quarterback went 4-for-5 for 106 yards passing and one TD and also ran five times for 100 yards and two TDs against Newark Memorial.
WARREN MILES LONG, James Logan: He rushed five times for 100 yards and also had a 39-yard TD catch against Newark.
TED ADAMS, Piedmont: The linebacker returned a fumble 82 yards for a game-tying touchdown in a 24-21 win over Alameda.
JAKE PACHECO, Piedmont: He scored a pair of touchdowns in a homecoming win over Alameda, including a 55-yard run and a 25-yard catch.
JESSE LEWIS, Alameda: The Hornets' quarterback connected on his first nine passes and went 20 of 31 for 265 yards against Piedmont.
CHRIS BUSSEY, Alameda: Caught 13 passes for 185 yards against Piedmont.
JAMES KNIGHT, Alameda: He ran 22 times for 105 yards and a pair of TDs against Piedmont.
KEVIN KING, Bishop O'Dowd: The Dragons' quarterback threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran for another in a win over Castro Valley.
DOMINIC GOMES, Bishop O'Dowd: He scored three touchdowns against Castro Valley, including scoring passes of 61 and 22 yards and a 75-yard kickoff return.
NICK ALFARO, Castro Valley: Rushed 19 times for 130 yards and two touchdowns against Bishop O'Dowd.
DAMON DIXON, Hercules: Went 6-for-9 passes for 109 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-6 win over Richmond.
MARQUIS DAVENPORT, Hercules: Caught two touchdown passes in a victory over Richmond.
TRAYVON CLAY, Richmond: Rushed for a game-high 164 yards on 31 carries against Hercules.
ROMAN ESPINOZA, Kennedy-Richmond: The Oilers' quarterback went 10-for-16 for 248 yards and three TD passes in a 36-0 win over Albany.
JACOB QUALLS, Kennedy-Richmond: He rushed for a pair of touchdowns against Albany.
TYRELL CHENEVERT, Kennedy-Richmond: Caught three passes for 116 yards, including touchdowns from 44 and 69 yards, against Albany.
TAK MCKINLEY, Kennedy-Richmond: He grabbed four passes for 110 yards against Albany, including one for a 68-yard touchdown.
ALEX LAZARIDIS, John Swett: Rushed for a game-high 99 yards on 16 carries in the Indians' 21-0 win over De Anza.
KYLE MALPEDE, Washington: The Huskies' quarterback threw for 178 yards and accounted for four touchdowns in a 54-25 win over Moreau Catholic.
NATE WOUDSTRA, Washington: He scored two touchdowns in the Huskies' win over Moreau, one on a 42-yard catch and another on a 16-yard run.
AHMED ARYOBI, Washington: He ran for a pair of touchdowns against Moreau, including one from 55 yards.
OLITO THOMPSON, Concord: The Minutemen's star ran 12 times for a whopping 306 yards and six touchdowns against Ygnacio Valley.
JAMARI POPE, Ygnacio Valley: He ran for 94 yards and also went 11-for-19 for 122 yards passing and a touchdown against Concord.
KHALIL BRANCH, Ygnacio Valley: Carried 20 times for 101 yards against Concord.
JOE PROTHEROE, Clayton Valley: Ran six times for 175 yards and two touchdown runs of 62 and 85 yards against College Park.
MICHAEL PROTHEROE, Clayton Valley: The Eagles' quarterback ran for two touchdowns against College Park.
JESSE MEDRANO, Clayton Valley: Scored touchdowns on both of his rushes, one from 79 yards and the other from 17, against College Park.
DIMITRI SALIDO, College Park: The Falcons' quarterback rushed for 132 yards and a TD against Clayton Valley.
MATT DE SILVA, College Park: Carried 24 times for 143 yards against Clayton Valley.
JOE PELLETIER, Northgate: He went 6-for-8 for 107 yards and three TD passes and also ran four times for 108 and two TDs against Mt. Diablo.
BRANDON LEE, Northgate: Scored three TDs against Mt. Diablo, including scoring passes of 25 and 19 yards and a run of 49 yards.
ANDREW ZOLINTAKIS, Campolindo: The junior quarterback stepped in and threw for 221 yards and two TD passes in a victory over Las Lomas.
ROBBY OW, Campolindo: He caught five passes for 102 yards against Las Lomas.
ADAM WOOD, Las Lomas: The Knights' quarterback went 13 of 19 for 196 yards and a TD pass against Campolindo, and also ran for a TD.
TAYLOR POYADUE, Alhambra: The Bulldogs' back ran 19 times for 158 yards, including a 76-yard scoring run, in a victory over Dublin.
JULIUS JOHNSON, Heritage: He carried 18 times for 102 yards and a touchdown in a win over Antioch.
HUNTER KARNTHONG, Antioch: The Panthers' quarterback accounted for four TDs against Heritage, going 11-for-15 for 178 yards and two TDs passing, and rushing 28 times for 151 yards and two scores.
NSIMBA WEBSTER, Deer Valley: He threw for 277 yards and accounted for three TDs in a victory over Liberty.
SHANE POOLER, Deer Valley: Rushed 10 times for 120 yards and a pair of TDs against Liberty, including an 84-yard run.
DARRELL DANIELS, Freedom: The Falcons' standout caught six passes for 109 yards and a TD, ran for a 38-yard score and blocked a PAT to save a win over Pittsburg.
DANTE MAYES, Freedom: He completed 14 of 29 passes for 241 yards and four touchdowns against Pittsburg.
JOE MIXON, Freedom: He accounted for five touchdowns against Pittsburg. He caught three TD passes, including a long of 42 yards, pair on receptions of 14 and 9 yards, and also ran for a score and threw a 77-yard TD pass.
CRAJON MENEFEE, Pittsburg: The Pirates' back rushed 13 times for 82 yards and scored four rushing touchdowns against Freedom, including a long of 28 yards.
HARRIS ROSS, Pittsburg: He ran 14 times for a game-high 169 yards and two touchdowns against Heritage.
JAMAL LOCKETT, Pittsburg: He rushed 21 times for 110 yards, including a 40-yard scoring run, against Heritage.