The 2013 Honor Bowl final contest featured a matchup of nationally ranked stalwarts the Corona Centennial Huskies and St. Bonaventure Seraphs under the lights at Oceanside High. Led by a record-setting performance by 2014 Cal commit Tre Watson, Centennial defeated St. Bonaventure 69-55 in an old fashioned shootout.
In a classic showdown between perennial powerhouses, the Gardena Serra Cavaliers and Oceanside Pirates locked horns Friday night at the 2013 Honor Bowl in Oceanside. When it was all said and done, Serra pulled out a hard fought 50-39 victory over Oceanside.
The host Pirates got out to an early 8-0 lead after a short touchdown catch by Jace Whittaker and a successful fake PAT try.
Freedom High superstar running back Joe Mixon received his 50th scholarship offer from the Oregon Ducks recently. The primetime performer rushed for 1,443 yards and 20 touchdowns while snagging six receiving touchdowns for the Falcons last season. The highly coveted Mixon narrowed his extensive list of suitors to 10 a few weeks ago.
Four Pac-12 programs made the cut including Oregon, Oregon State, Washington and Cal. Perennial powers like Ohio State, Oklahoma and Florida remain in contention. Wisconsin, Texas A&M and Tennessee are still in the running as well.
Class of 2014 standout safety Jamal Adams is one of the top recruits in the nation. The hard-hitting Adams from Hebron High in Carrollton has scholarship offers from several big time programs around the country. With his senior season approaching, Adams has narrowed his list to five schools.
CLA had the chance to catch up with Adams to discuss the upcoming season, the recruiting process and his experience at The Opening in Beaverton last month.
Watch 2014 WR Ermon Lane (Homestead, FL) at The Opening hosted at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Ermon Lane was a force to be reckoned with at wide receiver and blazed a 4.52 forty in Nike SPARQ testing.