State FB TOP 25 Weekend Scoreboard

Rocklin Thunder players get ready to hit the field before their impressive triumph over 2019 CIF Sac-Joaquin Section D1 champion Oak Ridge. Photo: @RocklinSports / Twitter.com.

For the next few weeks, we’ll treat Friday and Saturday nights like we do for the fall with the compilation of a weekend scoreboard involving the state’s top-ranked teams. The game of Friday night was in Bellflower where No. 1 St. John Bosco was pushed by No. 3 Servite but came out on top, 38-28. Both No. 7 Cathedral Catholic (San Diego) & No. 8 Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth) earned big wins in local No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdowns while the highest ranked team to fall in an upset was 2019 CIF D1-AA state champ Central of Fresno. Saturday updates include wins for De La Salle and Mission Viejo.

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(Rankings based on last week’s State Top 50 released last Monday)
(Through reported results of Saturday, March 27)

1. St. John Bosco (Bellflower) 3-0
Defeated No. 3 Servite (Anaheim) 38-28. A huge fourth-down TD catch from super sophomore Matayo Uiagalelei from sophomore Pierce Clarkson in the third quarter was the 2nd TD catch of the night for Matayo. Braves were down 7-3 at halftime, but revved it up in the third quarter.

2. Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 2-0
Defeated Lutheran (Orange) 49-7. OLu actually scored first, but it didn’t take long for the Monarchs to take control behind freshman QB Elijah Brown.

It’s safe to say the leading contender for State Sophomore of the Year for the 2021 spring season is TE/DE/WR Matayo Uiagalelei of St. John Bosco. Photo: Twitter.com.


3. Servite (Anaheim) 2-1
LOST to No. 1 St. John Bosco (Bellflower) 38-28. After the Braves got out to a 17-7 lead in the third quarter, the Friars got to a one-score margin later on, but could never stop Bosco when they really had to. Servite will play No. 2 Mater Dei next week.

4. De La Salle (Concord) 3-0
Defeated San Ramon Valley (Danville 49-6 on Saturday. QB Dorian Hale surpassed 4,000 career yards passing as Spartans cruised past team that had won its first two games of the spring.

5. Mission Viejo 2-0
Defeated Upland 38-14 on Saturday. According to Eric-Paul Johnson of Riverside Press-Enterprise, QB Kadin Semonza passed for 305 yards and four TDs.

6. Centennial (Corona) 2-0
Defeated Santiago (Corona) 63-6 in second straight Thursday night outing. Eric Denham and Dominique Clay both scored three times.

7. Cathedral Catholic (San Diego) 3-0
Defeated St. Augustine (San Diego) 41-14. The annual rivalry game with Saints ended up being a convincing argument that Dons should be No. 1 in the CIF San Diego Section. Lucky Sutton rushed for three TDs for CCSD.

8. Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth) 2-1
Defeated No. 13 Oaks Christian (Westlake Village) 42-0. This also was a matchup of the No. 1 and No. 2 teams by the L.A. Daily News. Jason Jones ran the ball well for the Blazers.

9. Folsom 3-0
Defeated Del Oro (Loomis) 45-6. Tyler Tremain kept up his hot sophomore season with five more TD passes.

10. Serra (San Mateo) 2-0
Defeated Sacred Heart Cathedral (S.F.) 49-10 on Saturday. Easy win for team that won showdown opener vs. Valley Christian (San Jose).

11. St. Augustine (San Diego) 2-1
LOST to No. 7 Cathedral Catholic (San Diego) 41-14. Gracen Halton rushed for a TD to give Saints a 7-3 lead early in the second quarter, but it was a Dons’ domination after that.

12. Alemany (Mission Hills) 2-0
Defeated No. 26 Bishop Amat (La Puente) 47-35. Junior QB Dylan Gebbia paced the offense with 357 yards passing and three TDs.

13. Oaks Christian (Westlake Village) 2-1
LOST to No. 8 Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth) 42-0. Media reports said it was first time the Lions had been shut out in school history. Ronnie Flores checked our score files from before MaxPreps and there were no shutouts from 2001 to 2003.

DB Jerry Rangel is one of the top players for Buchanan of Clovis. Photo: ClovisRoundup.com.


14. Central (Fresno) 1-1
LOST to Buchanan (Clovis) 31-28. It was first loss for Grizzlies in Tri-River Athletic Conference since 2015 and snapped 16-game win streak after 15-0 season in 2019.

15. Oak Ridge (El Dorado Hills) 1-1
LOST to No. 32 Rocklin 38-13. Shocking score considering the margin as Trojans barely lost to Folsom and were No. 1 to start season in CIF Sac-Joaquin Section.

16. Monterey Trail (Elk Grove) 2-0
Defeated No. 24 Clayton Valley (Concord) 24-13 on Saturday in Concord. Solid win for one of the best Sac-Joaquin Section teams vs. one of the best from the North Coast Section.

17. San Clemente 2-0
Defeated Aliso Niguel (Aliso Viejo) 41-7. Tritons still have San Juan Hills and Mission Viejo scheduled in next weeks.

18. Lincoln (San Diego) 2-0
Defeated Serra of San Diego 36-0 on Saturday. Second straight shutout for the Hornets, who will get to play Cathedral Catholic in two weeks.

19. Pittsburg 2-0
Defeated Heritage (Brentwood) 35-16. Pirates beat a 2-0 team and will play another unbeaten team next week — Liberty (Brentwood).

20. Los Alamitos 3-0
Defeated No. 29 Edison (Huntington Beach) 27-20. Griffins scored with 4:41 left on a TD pass by Malachi Nelson and held on to top the Chargers.

21. Clayton Valley (Concord) 2-1
LOST to No. 16 Monterey Trail (Elk Grove) 24-13 on Saturday. Tough schedule may have caught up to head coach Tim Murphy’s crew.

22. Long Beach Poly (Long Beach) 2-0
Did not play. The Jackrabbits’ scheduled contest for Friday with league rival Long Beach Wilson was cancelled earlier this week due to a positive test within Poly’s program.

23. La Habra 3-0
Defeated Sonora (La Habra) 30-14. Sophomore Craig Zachery scored three TDs for the Highlanders.

24. Loyola (Los Angeles) 1-0
Defeated St. Bernard (Playa del Rey) 28-24. Cubs finally got to play after a cancellation and scored in the last minute to beat the Vikings.

25. St. Mary’s (Stockton) 2-1
Defeated Tracy 54-14. It was senior night for the Rams, who rolled over a Bulldogs’ squad that had lost its first game to Lincoln of Stockton by a similar score.


TEAMS ON THE BUBBLE

Bishop Amat (La Puente) 1-1
LOST to No. 12 Alemany (Mission Hills) 47-35.

Buchanan (Clovis) 2-0
Defeated No. 14 Central (Fresno) 31-28. Austin Arroyo kicked 20-yard FG as clock expired.

Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa) 2-0
Defeated Vanden (Fairfield) 28-21. Tsion Nunnally ran back a kickoff for a 90-yd TD to break 21-21 tie with 2:43 left.

Carlsbad 2-0
Defeated San Marcos 49-9.

Clovis 1-1
Defeated Madera 43-18.

Edison (Huntington Beach) 2-1
LOST to No. 20 Los Alamitos 27-20. A perfectly placed TD pass by Braeden Broyes tied the score at 20-20 in 4th quarter.

Lutheran (Orange) 1-1
LOST to No. 2 Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 49-7.

Mater Dei Catholic (Chula Vista) 2-0
Defeated Montgomery (San Diego) 39-0.

Mission Hills (San Marcos) 2-0
Defeated Temecula Valley (Temecula) 38-9 on Saturday. Jaiden Letua had a pick six and scored after picking up a muffed punt.

Murrieta Valley (Murrieta) 2-0
Defeated Great Oak (Temecula) 53-35.

Rocklin 2-0
Defeated No. 15 Oak Ridge (El Dorado) 38-13. Nathan Kent had two TD catches and set up two other TDs with pass plays.

Santa Margarita (Rancho SM) 2-1
Defeated JSerra (SJ Capistrano) 42-0 on Thursday in Trinity League matchup.

Serra (Gardena) 2-1
Defeated Cathedral (Los Angeles) 15-14.

Valencia 2-0
Defeated Canyon (Canyon Country) 73-3.

Valley Christian (San Jose) 1-1
Defeated Archbishop Mitty (San Jose) 19-10.

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One Comment

  1. C Dub
    Posted March 27, 2021 at 1:57 am | Permalink

    Clovis beat Madera.

    The game vs Clovis North was cancelled because of COVID, Madera was the replacement team

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