Prep football recap: De La Salle edges California; San Ramon Valley stuns Monte Vista
11/03/2012 02:03:19 AM PDT
11/03/2012 12:56:02 PM PDT
Here's a look at how the Top 15 East Bay teams fared and which players played starring roles on Friday in Week 11 of the prep football season:
No. 1 De La Salle 27, No. 4 California 14: The Spartans (10-0) withstood a strong challenge from the Grizzlies (8-2) as De La Salle's Tiapepe Vitale rushed for 194 yards and three touchdowns and the Spartans allowed just 87 rushing yards to a team that averages about 40 points per game.
No. 3 El Cerrito 60, St. Patrick/St. Vincent 6: The Gauchos (10-0, 6-0 TCAL-Rock) finished off a perfect regular season, clinching the TCAL-Rock Division championship by overpowering the Bruins (1-9, 0-6).
No. 5 Freedom 41, Liberty 0: Quarterback Dante Mayes completed 10 of 13 passes for 182 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, as the Falcons (8-2, 5-0) took a 35-0 lead at the break and went on to beat the Lions (2-8, 0-5) to win the Bell Game for the seventh consecutive year.
No. 10 San Ramon Valley 32, No. 6 Monte Vista 28: Quarterback Cameron Birse passed for 315 yards and four touchdowns to help the Wolves (5-5, 5-1 EBAL) rally from an 18-point deficit to stun the rival Mustangs (6-4, 3-3) and earn a share of the EBAL title in the teams' regular-season finale. The Wolves celebrated by hoisting the perpetual trophy retained by the winner of the all-Danville battle, reclaiming it from the host Mustangs.
No. 7 Campolindo 28, Dublin 7: Quarterback Andrew Zolintakis threw for 234 yards and three first-half touchdown passes as the Cougars (9-1, 6-0) remained perfect in the DFAL with a win over the host Gaels (5-5, 3-3).
No. 8 Pittsburg 42, Antioch 14: Jamal Lockett rushed for 205 yards and two touchdowns in the first half to help lead the Pirates (7-3, 4-1 BVAL) to a Big Little Game victory over the host Panthers (6-4, 1-4).
No . 9 Clayton Valley 62, Mt. Diablo 6: Joe Protheroe ran three times for 138 yards and a touchdown in a token appearance, finishing with the school's single-season rushing record of 2,091 yards and helping the host Eagles (9-1, 5-0) clinch the DVAL title in convincing fashion over the Red Devils (2-8, 0-5).
No. 14 Amador Valley 28, No. 11 Foothill 23: The host Dons (6-4, 4-2 EBAL) intercepted six passes by the Falcons (5-5, 3-3), building a 28-3 lead before holding on for the victory. It was Amador Valley's first win over Foothill since 2004 and only the second for the Dons over the Falcons since 1994.
Heritage 27, No. 12 Deer Valley 24: The host Patriots (3-7, 3-2 BVAL) scored 10 points in the second half and held on to upset the Wolverines (6-4, 2-3) and become eligible for the NCS Division I playoffs.
No. 13 Northgate 70, Ygnacio Valley 16: Quarterback Joe Pelletier accounted for five Broncos touchdowns - three through the air and two rushing - as the Broncos (8-2, 4-1 DVAL) may have earned themselves a home game for the first round of the NCS playoffs after a dominating performance, racking up 527 yards of offense against Ygnacio Valley (2-8, 1-4).
Here are your individual standouts throughout the East Bay from Friday night's games:
RYAN MALPEDE, Washington: The Huskies' quarterback went 17-for-18 passing for 182 yards and three TDs and also ran for another score in a 48-7 win over Irvington.
JASON HINTON, Moreau Catholic: Ran for 141 of his game-high 181 rushing yards in the second half, including a 62-yard TD in a 29-26 win over American.
NICHOLAS KINAST, Moreau Catholic: The Mariners' quarterback rushed for 154 yard and a TD and also threw a pair of TD passes against American.
ROBERT PINKNEY, American: The Eagles' back rushed for 138 yards and a TD and also returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown against Moreau.
JAMAL LOCKETT, Pittsburg: He ran for a whopping 284 yards, with 205 coming in the first half, keyed by scoring runs of 80 and 50 yards against Antioch.
LORENZO RENTERIA, Pittsburg: The Pirates' quarterback went 6-for-9 for 88 yards, including two TD passes against Antioch.
DANTE MAYES, Freedom: The Falcons quarterback went 10-for-13 for 182 yards and two TDs in the first half of a win over Liberty.
DANTE MAYES, Freedom: The Falcons quarterback went 10-for-13 for 182 yards in the first half of a win over Liberty.
DARRELL DANIELS, Freedom: Scored two touchdowns against Liberty, including a 27-yard catch and a 15-yard run.
JOE MIXON, Freedom: He scored a pair of touchdowns against Liberty, including a 68-yard interception return.
DEON PRUITT, Deer Valley: He caught four passes for 123 yards in a loss to Heritage.
TIAPEPE VITALE, De La Salle: The Spartans' back rushed for 194 yards and scored three TDs against California.
DAS TAUTALATASI, De La Salle: He rushed for 119 yards, including an 80-yard scoring run, and intercepted a pass against California.
MARQUISE DAVENPORT, Hercules: He rushed for 119 yards and scored two TDs, including one on a 54-yard interception return, to help the Titans clinch the TCAL-Stone Division title, the school's first ever football title.
ERNIE TIMOTEO, Kennedy-Richmond: He rushed for a game-high 186 yards against Hercules.
HOWARD WIKLE, Valley Christian: The Vikings' back rushed 34 times for 370 yards and five touchdowns against Salesian, including scoring runs of 77, 65 and 63 yards.
MICHAEL PAGE, Salesian: Rushed 11 times for 118 yards and scored three TDs against Valley Christian. He also had four catches for 122 yards and two TDs.
ZACH BOYETT, Salesian: He threw for 202 yards and three touchdowns against Valley Christian.
KEVIN FLEMER, St. Mary's: The Panthers quarterback went 14-for-25 passing for 219 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-17 win over Pinole Valley.
LIAM GODFREY, St. Mary's: He caught two touchdown passes against Pinole Valley.
CALEB COLEMAN, St. Mary's: Caught seven passes for 103 yards and a touchdown against Pinole Valley.
JAVARI SHEPHERD, Pinole Valley: Rushed 20 times for 141 yards against St. Mary's.
CAMERON BIRSE, San Ramon Valley: The Wolves quarterback went 18-for-32 passing for 315 yards and four TD passes in a win over Monte Vista.
JJ KOSKI, San Ramon Valley: The Wolves' sophomore caught a pair of TD passes, including a 20-yarder with 3:45 left for the game-winner against Monte Vista.
MARCUS DE LA PENA, San Ramon Valley: The Wolves' back rushed 24 times for 116 yards and also caught three passes for 94 yards, including a 76-yard TD against Monte Vista.
NIKITA ZAMORA, Monte Vista: The Mustangs quarterback went 18-for-29 passing for 218 yards and a TD against San Ramon Valley.
JALEN AVERY, Monte Vista: He caught five passes for 136 yards, including a 72-yard TD to open the scoring against San Ramon Valley.
PARKER NEWMAN, Amador Valley: He scored a pair of touchdowns against Foothill, including a 67-yard interception return.
ALEJANDRO APODACA, Amador Valley: He rushed 20 times for a game-high 108 yards against Foothill.
KYLE MORENO, Amador Valley: The Dons' quarterback went 17-for-30 for 213 yards and a TD against Foothill.
TREVOR MAES, Foothill: The Falcons' defender returned an interception 82 yards for a touchdown and blocked two field goal attempts against Amador Valley.
CASEY SOLTIS, Granada: The junior back ran for a game-high 117 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns in a 35-3 win over Livermore.
KYLE CAMPIOTTI, Granada: He rushed for a pair of touchdowns in a win over Livermore.
OLITO THOMPSON, Concord: Rushed for 162 yards and two touchdowns and also caught a 14-yard TD pass in a 38-3 win over College Park.
DANIEL GOLDEN, Concord: He recovered two onside kicks in a row to help the Minutemen defeat College Park.
JOE PROTHEROE, Clayton Valley: Broke the school's single-season rushing record, carrying three times for 138 yards and a TD against Mt. Diablo to finish with 2,091 rushing yards this season.
TANNER WRAA, Clayton Valley: Scored a pair of touchdowns, including one on a 50-yard reception against Mt. Diablo.
MICHAEL PROTHEROE, Clayton Valley: He threw a pair of touchdown passes against Mt. Diablo.
CURTIS GRANT, Clayton Valley: Scored two rushing touchdowns against Mt. Diablo, including one on a 47-yard run.
ISAIAH BARNEY, Mt. Diablo: He eight carries for 108 yards, including a 70-yard touchdown run against Clayton Valley.
JOE PELLETIER, Northgate: The Broncos quarterback threw three TD passes and ran for a pair of TDs against Ygnacio Valley.
BRANDON LEE, Northgate: He scored on an 80-yard run and a 63-yard reception against Ygnacio Valley.
FISI TAVAKE, Northgate: Carried 11 times for 110 yards and two TDs against Ygnacio Valley.
JAKE SMITH, Northgate: Had a pair of touchdown catches against Ygnacio Valley.
JAMARI POPE, Ygnacio Valley: Threw for 195 yards and a TD and also ran 18 times for 114 yards against Northgate.
ROBERT FOREMAN, Ygnacio Valley: Caught six passes for 116 yards, including a 36-yard touchdown, against Northgate.
MARLON WALKER, Berkeley: The Yellowjackets linebacker blocked a field goal attempt as time expired to help Berkeley secure a 15-13 win over Castro Valley to clinch the WACC-Foothill title.
DOUG STEWART, Berkeley: Had a pair of touchdown runs to help the Yellowjackets defeat Castro Valley.
LUKE HUERTA, Castro Valley: He threw a touchdown pass and also ran 16 yards for a TD against Berkeley.
COREY SAILS, Encinal: He scored a pair of second-half touchdowns to help the Jets beat Hayward 32-7.
CRAIG ANDERSON, Miramonte: The Matadors quarterback threw for 252 yards in a 48-27 win over Alhambra.
ZATI WILLIAMS, Miramonte: He had 143 receiving yards and a pair of touchdown catches against Alhambra.
TAYLOR POYADUE, Alhambra: The Bulldogs back ran for 290 yards and scored two touchdowns against Miramonte.
ANDREW ZOLINTAKIS, Campolindo: The Cougars' quarterback passed for 234 yards and three TDs in a win over Dublin.