No. 3 Mater Dei crushes No. 11 Santa Margarita in another indication of how much better the top three (maybe top four) are compared to rest of the state. No. 7 Del Oro and No. 9 St. Augustine both lose while it’s another one-point scary win for De La Salle, which looks even more vulnerable this week than after its win two weeks ago over Antioch.
Here is a look at scores through Saturday night, Oct. 8. Check back on Monday for updated State Top 25 plus change of our ticker.
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1. Centennial (Corona) 5-1
Defeated Roosevelt (Eastvale) 77-20. The Huskies had 60 of their points in the first half. With all the hype that the Bosco-Mater Dei game is deservedly going to get in two weeks, this is the team that has been the best in SoCal the last two years and for three of the last four.
2. St. John Bosco (Bellflower) 5-1
Defeated Servite (Anaheim) 70-6. A lot of folks in Northern California winced when they saw this score because they know Servite was a team that lost by only one point to De La Salle. Re-al Mitchell continues to show he is the real deal at quarterback as he completed 10 of his 12 pass attempts for 151 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 90 yards and a score.
3. Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 6-0
Defeated No. 11 Santa Margarita (Rancho SM) 62-14. Yes, it was 56-0 at halftime in perhaps the best outing yet for the ultra-talented Monarchs. Amon-Ra St. Brown and brother Osiris combined for five TD catches and JT Daniels threw for seven overall.
4. Mission Viejo 7-0
Defeated Tesoro (Rancho SM) 41-0. Colin Schooler scored four TDs for the Diablos.
5. Narbonne (Harbor City) 6-0
Defeated Gardena 78-0. The Gauchos seemed to take out some adrenaline from last week’s close call vs. Los Angeles Highs.
6. De La Salle (Concord) 5-1
Defeated San Ramon Valley (Danville) 28-27. The Spartans had to stop a two-point conversion try with 3:17 left and then ran out the clock on first downs. It’s their second one-point win of the season. San Ramon Valley’s other loss coming in was in overtime to Foothill (Pleasanton).
7. Del Oro (Loomis) 7-0
LOST to Folsom 42-7. That big gulp you heard around the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday as this score was developing was that the four-time defending D1 champions have completely overcome that bizarre earlier 32-27 loss to Sacramento. Folsom’s Joe Curry had six TD passes.
8. Cathedral Catholic (San Diego) 6-0
Defeated Scripps Ranch (San Diego) 55-6. The Dons were up 48-0 at half and most at the game probably were on their phones after that following how St. Augustine would end up.
9. St. Augustine (San Diego) 5-1
LOST to Madison (San Diego) 56-42. This result will cause some big changes because Madison has a 20-9 loss to Vista Murrieta.
10. Rancho Cucamonga 6-0
Defeated Upland 47-10. Oregon-bound Jaylon Redd scored four times, including once on a punt return and once on a kickoff return as the Cougars rolled. Of the teams not named Centennial, St. John Bosco, Mater Dei or Mission Viejo, they are making a case that they’re possibly the next best team in the state.
11. Santa Margarita (Rancho SM) 4-2
LOST to No. 3 Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 62-14. Turnovers and special teams struggles constantly gave Mater Dei short fields and that led to the big, early deficit.
12. St. Francis (Mountain View) 5-1
LOST to Serra (San Mateo) 41-40 in OT on Saturday at Serra. The Padres went for two after the Lancers scored and kicked a PAT in their overtime possession. St. Francis won vs. Bellarmine 21-12 in its previous game. Serra still is only 2-3, but losses are to De La Salle, St. Mary’s of Stockton and Valley Christian of San Jose. VC won on Saturday so it will now move up to be No. 1 in CIF Central Coast Section.
13. Monte Vista (Danville) 6-0
Defeated Dublin 55-7. Jake Haener threw for three TDs for the Mustangs, who don’t want anyone else but themselves on Nov. 4 to be the one team from the NCS to finally beat De La Salle.
14. Calabasas 7-0
Defeated Westlake (Westlake Village) 46-16. Freshman Johnny Wilson stepped up with three TD catches as both seniors Darnay Holmes and Brendan Radley-Hines were out with injuries.
15. Pittsburg 6-0
Defeated Deer Valley (Antioch) 62-28. Deer Valley led 19-14 in the first half. A’jae Boyd had a 97-yard kickoff return TD and an 11-yard TD catch for the Pirates.
16. Serra (Gardena) 4-3
Defeated Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks) 38-7. It could be another strong bump in the rankings coming up for Serra, which has suffered only in-state loss to No. 5 Narbonne.
17. Murrieta Valley (Murrieta) 4-2
Defeated Vista Murrieta (Murrieta) 42-37. Given Vista Murrieta’s recent domination of the Southwestern League, this was a breakthrough win for the Nighthawks.
18. Helix (La Mesa) 4-2
Defeated Steele Canyon (Spring Valley) 42-0. Carson Baker threw for five TDs for the Highlanders (at least that’s what the school’s twitter page had after three quarters).
19. Oaks Christian (Westlake Village) 5-2
Defeated Newbury Park 63-49. What a shootout it was between the Lions and QB Matt Corral (530 yds passing) and the Panthers and QB Cameron Rising (more than 600 yds rushing and passing).
20. Clayton Valley (Concord) 5-1
Defeated Miramonte (Orinda) 43-13. The Ugly Eagles continue to roll after loss to Helix, but may get passed in rankings this week by Freedom of Oakley.
21. Cathedral (Los Angeles) 6-0
Defeated St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs) 40-0. The Phantoms were only up 6-0 at halftime, but got ramped up in the second half.
22. Bishop Amat (La Puente) 4-2*
Defeated Crespi (Encino) 38-17. Having those two wins over JSerra and Servite are becoming less significant but win by this score over the Celts is impressive.
23. JSerra (San Juan Capistrano) 4-2
LOST to Lutheran (Orange) 30-29 OT. The Lions gave up a field goal with 34 seconds left that tied the score and couldn’t convert a two-pointer in OT that would have won it.
24. Servite (Anaheim) 3-3
LOST to No. 3 St. John Bosco (Bellflower) 70-6. Asa Fuller had a 48-yard field goal to make it 14-3 before the Friars gave up 28 straight to trail 49-3 at halftime.
25. Long Beach Poly (Long Beach) 4-2
Defeated Compton 70-0. This comes on the heels of Poly’s 77-0 win against Cabrillo of Long Beach.
Lost to Freedom (Oakley) 65-28.
Bellarmine (San Jose) 4-2
Defeated Sacred Heart Cathedral (SF) 48-7.
Central (Fresno) 5-1
Defeated Buchanan (Clovis) 37-21.
Central Catholic (Modesto) 4-2
Defeated Kimball (Tracy) 49-7.
Chaminade (West Hills) 4-2
Defeated Loyola (Los Angeles) 42-0.
Charter Oak (Covina) 6-0
Defeated West Covina 27-24.
Defeated Clovis East (Clovis) 35-0.
Elk Grove 5-1
Defeated Jesuit (Carmichael) 23-6 on Saturday.
Defeated No. 7 Del Oro (Loomis) 42-7.
Grant (Sacramento) 5-1
Defeated Pleasant Grove (Elk Grove) 21-20.
Freedom (Oakley) 6-0
Defeated Antioch 65-28.
Hawkins (Los Angeles) 6-0*
Defeated Locke (Los Angeles) 38-0.
Heritage (Menifee) 6-0
Defeated Lakeside (Lake Elsinore) 50-6.
Jesuit (Carmichael) 4-1
Plays Elk Grove at home on Saturday.
La Mirada 5-2
Defeated Artesia (Lakewood) 66-15.
Los Alamitos 4-2
Defeated Marina (Huntington Beach) 47-0.
Los Angeles 4-2
Lost to Dorsey (Los Angeles) 21-20.
Loyola (Los Angeles) 2-5
Lost to Chaminade (West Hills) 42-0.
Lutheran (Orange) 4-2
Defeated No. 24 JSerra (SJ Capistrano) 30-29 OT.
Madison (San Diego) 5-1
Defeated No. 9 St. Augustine (San Diego) 56-42.
Oak Ridge (El Dorado Hills) 5-1
Defeated Rocklin 27-15.
Rancho Bernardo (San Diego) 6-0
Defeated Mission Hills (San Marcos) 34-20.
Lost to Oak Ridge (El Dorado Hills) 27-15.
Defeated Laguna Creek (Elk Grove) 69-10 on Saturday.
San Benito (Hollister) 7-0
Defeated Christopher (Gilroy) 45-0.
St. Francis (La Canada) 6-0
Defeated La Salle (Pasadena) 38-28.
St. Mary’s (Stockton) 5-1
Defeated Tokay (Lodi) 65-8.
Defeated Hart (Newhall) 35-14.
Valley Christian (San Jose) 6-0
Defeated Archbishop Riordan (San Francisco) 38-7 on Saturday.
Vista Murrieta (Murrieta) 4-2
Lost to No. 17 Murrieta Valley (Murrieta) 42-37.