Only one of the big regular season finale showdowns was close and that was in Modesto where No. 23 Oakdale edged No. 24 Central Catholic. For No. 4 Mission Viejo, No. 5 De La Salle and No. 6 Folsom it was smooth sailing over opponents that were all 9-0. No. 1 Mater Dei and No. […]
With a team that is the consensus preseason No. 1 team in the nation, you might expect that the outlook for the Orange County region of the CIF Southern Section might be dominated by Mater Dei of Santa Ana. Yep, that’s true. The Monarchs have a whopping 10 players among the 30 on this group....
Two of our six honorees this week also are going into the state record book: Jeshua Gutierrez of Firebaugh (with four interceptions) and Austin Osborne of Mission Viejo (five touchdown catches). Others selected are from Sierra Canyon, Pacifica of Oxnard, Whitney of Rocklin and St. Francis of Mountain View.