The only moves in the top 20 see Oaks Christian inching closer to the top 10 and Westlake falling behind Loyola and Orange Lutheran. This week’s newcomers are Bellarmine, Vista Murrieta and La Habra. Of those three, only La Habra has not been ranked earlier this season. Nearly 30 more teams also are ranked on...
Top-ranked De La Salle of Concord wins its sixth CIF state bowl game with a 63-42 victory over No. 2 Corona Centennial that sets a CIF bowl game record for combined points. Centennial turns the ball over on three straight possessions in the second half and high-octane offense can’t overcome miscues.
With 1-2-3 rolling along, CIFSS Pac-5 winners Centennial of Corona, Long Beach Poly and Bishop Amat will shake up next week’s rankings. Previously unbeaten Milpitas also is taken out in the first round of the CCS Open Division.
Corona Centennial avenges early-season loss to Santa Ana Mater Dei with victory in CIFSS Pac-Five quarterfinals to advance to semifinal matchup versus Bishop Amat of La Puente. The Huskies’ vaunted offense will be without two key cogs, however.
This week’s top single-game performances include one from Fort Bragg that could definitely invite some bragging. How about eight touchdown passes in one half? Presented by our new partners from ATHLETETRAX, others highlighted include Sac High duo of Caden Voges and Kyron Basped, Buena Park’s Zach Taylor and San Jose Bellarmine’s Curt Calomeni.
Serra of Gardena can’t do much against national powerhouse Bellevue of Washington and falls in the final game of a tripleheader played Saturday at Oceanside’s Simcox Field. The earlier games were closer, however, as Cathedral Catholic topped Oaks Christian and Corona Centennial outlasted Orange Lutheran.
This is the second preseason all-section or all-area football team we have compiled and the first from a significant portion of the CIF Southern Section. Along with Orange County, the Inland Empire has some of the best players in the state period.
Nearly 400 athletes competed at the 2014 L.A. Nike Football Training Camp and five officially earn invites to The Opening, including four Californians. One player who put himself on the map was wide receiver Aaron Moore of L.A. Cathedral.