After a tight first quarter Cathedral stormed out to a 21-0 lead in the 2nd quarter behind quarterback Andrew Tovar. Cathedral WRs Renard Bell and Jamire Calvin both had excellent runs after making a catch for touchdowns.
Glendora took on Kaiser at home and was led by senior QB Matt Fink who is currently committed to USC. Kaiser had an incredible performance on the ground by senior RB Joshua Johnson rushed for 272 yards on 23 carries.
Fink threw a pair of touchdown passes and also scored on a nice touchdown run displaying his athleticism. With his team trailing and the game on the line, Fink lined up at wide receiver and went up for an amazing catch that helped put Glendora in position to win the game 29-24.
Mater Dei held on to win 24-21 after an early battle turned into a game of turnovers. Several players stood out for Mater Dei including: RB Brandon LaMarcher (3 TD), senior WR Andre Collins, junior QB Matthew McDonald, offensive linemen Frank Martin (USC commit) and newcomer Tommy Brown (2018, 6'7 315). Junior DL Chris Green was a force.
The Long Beach Poly Jackrabbits defeated the Westlake Warriors 34-24 Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium to remain undefeated. Poly senior quarterback Josh Love led the way for the Jackrabbits with four touchdown passes.
Westlake jumped out to an early lead on a short touchdown run by junior Chase Jasmin. The Warriors added to their advantage on a rushing touchdown by standout junior quarterback Malik Henry.
Centennial vs Bishop Gorman (43-42): Complete Game Mixtape (Gorman Wins). Sophomore QB Tate Martell threw a TD pass to Brandon Gahagan to make the score 42-41. Martell went on to toss the game-winning two point conversion to Alize Jones on a crazy play to clinch the game.
The Corona Centennial Huskies host the national powerhouse Bishop Gorman Gaels of Las Vegas Friday night.
Both squads pulled out tough victories last week. Bishop Gorman outlasted nationally ranked Bingham of Utah 23-20 in overtime while Centennial topped Orange Lutheran 52-49 in a high-scoring shootout at the Honor Bowl in Oceanside.
After dropping their opener to Mater Dei 38-18, the Huskies bounced back with an impressive performance against Orange Lutheran. Running back JJ Taylor stole the show, rushing for over 200 yards including an electrifying 79-yard touchdown burst.