Prep football recap: De La Salle, James Logan, Campolindo cruise to easy wins
Bay Area News Group
09/01/2012 01:57:42 AM PDT
09/01/2012 03:29:33 AM PDT
Here's a look at how the Top 15 East Bay teams fared and which players played starring roles on the second Friday of the prep football season:
No. 1 De La Salle 41, Bellarmine Prep 7: Tiapepe Vitale ran for 179 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries and De La Salle used a fast, physical defense to dominate much of the first half on its way to a big win over Bellarmine.
No. 2 James Logan 29, San Leandro 0: Behind a 180-yard passing performance by quarterback Jeffrey Prothro and a 129-yard rushing effort by Northwestern-bound running back Warren Miles Long, Logan was able to roll past San Leandro.
No. 12 California 40, No. 3 Pittsburg 34: Karris Johnson scored four touchdowns and California's defense got a key stop on fourth down with 1 minute, 19 seconds left to beat visiting Pittsburg.
No. 4 Campolindo 41, St. Vincent/St. Patrick 14: Quarterback Brett Stephens completed 14 of 21 pass attempts for 296 yards, helping Campolindo race out to a 28-0 halftime lead while cruising to its second straight win.
Folsom 31, No. 5 San Ramon Valley 20: San Ramon Valley quarterback Cameron Birse passed for 335 yards and two touchdowns, but Folsom prevailed as sophomore quarterback Jake Browning threw for 378 yards and four TD passes.
No. 6 Concord 16, No. 9 Amador Valley 10: Olito Thompson ran for 169 yards and two touchdowns and Daniel Gordon batted away a fourth-down pass to secure the Minutemen's thrilling win over the Dons.
No. 7 Bishop O'Dowd 33, McClymonds 26: The Dragons' Isaiah Johnson scored two touchdowns and had an interception and teammate Dominic Gomes scored on a fumble return and had two interceptions in a win over McClymonds.
No. 10 Freedom 41, No. 8 Foothill 28: Freedom's Darrell Daniels scored three of his four touchdowns in the first half, and quarterback Dante Mayes threw for four touchdowns in a win over Foothill.
No. 11 Monte Vista 21, No. 14 Berkeley 0: Monte Vista's football program might be best known for its offense. But it was the Mustangs' defense that shined against Berkeley, limiting the YellowJackets to 161 yards of offense
No. 13 Encinal 12, Aptos 11: Corey Sails scored two touchdowns, the last one on a 12-yard blast up the middle with 1:55 left in the game, to give Encinal the victory.
No. 14 El Cerrito 44, Newark Memorial 7: Quarterback Keilan Benjamin threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran for another to lead the Gauchos to a big victory over the Cougars.
Here are your individual standouts throughout the East Bay from Friday night's games:
TIAPEPE VITALE, De La Salle: The Spartans' star back ran for 179 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries in a big win over Bellarmine Prep.
CHRIS WILLIAMS, De La Salle: The Spartans' new quarterback ran for two touchdowns and went 3-for-5 for 109 yards and a TD against Bellarmine.
JEFFREY PROTHRO, James Logan: The Colts' quarterback went 7-for-14 for 180 yards and a TD, and also ran for 47 yards, in a win over San Leandro.
WARREN MILES LONG, James Logan: The Northwestern-bound back ran for 129 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a win over San Leandro.
JOSE FERREIRA, San Leandro: The Pirates' quarterback went 11-for-16 for 114 yards in a loss to James Logan.
KARRIS JOHNSON, California: The Grizzlies' back rushed for 123 yards and four touchdowns on 14 carries in a win over Pittsburg.
CAMERON OWEN, California: The quarterback went 10-for-13 for 226 yards and a pair of TD passes against Pittsburg.
LORENZO RENTERIA, Pittsburg: The Pirates' quarterback went 14-for-22 for 177 yards and a TD pass and also ran for three scores against California.
JAMAL LOCKETT, Pittsburg: He ran 15 times for 105 yards against California.
BRETT STEPHENS, Campolindo: The Cougars' quarterback went 14-for-21 for 296 yards in a win over St. Vincent/St. Patrick.
NIKITA ZAMORA, Monte Vista: The Mustangs' quarterback went 14-for-26 for 258 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a win over Berkeley.
MASON MELIN, Monte Vista: He had 117 yards in receptions, including a 52-yard scoring catch against Berkeley.
ZACK CHANG, Monte Vista: He ran for a game-high 129 yards and also scored a TD against Berkeley.
ISAIAH JOHNSON, Bishop O'Dowd: He scored two touchdowns and had an interception and a sack in a win over McClymonds.
DOMINIC GOMES, Bishop O'Dowd: He scored on a fumble return and intercepted two passes against McClymonds.
DOMINIC MIROGLIO, Bishop O'Dowd: The Dragons' quarterback went 13-for-25 for 161 yards and two TD passes against McClymonds.
JALEN THOMPSON, McClymonds: He caught seven passes for 136 yards and two touchdowns against Bishop O'Dowd.
CAMERON BIRSE, San Ramon Valley: He went 30-for-57 for 335 yards and a pair of TD passes against Folsom.
MATT TURNER, San Ramon Valley: The Wolves' receiver caught nine passes for 117 yards and a TD against Folsom.
OLITO THOMPSON, Concord: The Minutemen's back carried 31 times for 169 yards and two touchdowns, and also had a pair of 2-point conversion runs against Amador Valley.
MARK MORTON, Newark Memorial: The Cougars' back ran for 99 of his game-high 137 yards in the first half against El Cerrito.
KEILAN BENJAMIN, El Cerrito: The Gauchos' quarterback went 7-for-11 for 188 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score against Newark Memorial.
DARRELL DANIELS, Freedom: He scored four touchdowns, including a 75-yard run and a 73-yard pass reception, against Amador Valley.
JOE MIXON, Freedom: He rushed 18 times for 133 yards and a touchdown against Amador Valley.
DANTE MAYES, Freedom: The Falcons' quarterback went 10-for-16 for 190 yards and four touchdown passes against Foothill.
GRIFFITH GATES, Foothill: He went 13-for-27 for 226 yards and a pair of TD passes against Freedom.
COREY SAILS, Encinal: The Jets' back scored both of his team's touchdowns, including the game-winner on a 12-yard run with 1:55 left in the game.
MATT DeSILVA, College Park: The Falcons' back exploded for 302 yards and six touchdowns in a 49-7 win over Dougherty Valley.
AFOLABI ADEOTI, Dougherty Valley: He rushed 15 times for 121 yards, including a 39-yard touchdown run, against College Park.
ADAM WOOD, Las Lomas: The Knights' quarterback went 12-for-16 for 192 yards and two touchdowns, and grabbed an interception, in a 49-7 win over Mission San Jose.
ROBBIE OW, Las Lomas: He caught seven passes for 110 yards, including a 47-yard scoring grab against Mission San Jose.
BRAYTON MILNER, Las Lomas: He had seven catches for a 120 yards, including a 40-yard TD reception against Mission San Jose.
JOSE SANCHEZ-PEREZ, San Lorenzo: He rushed for 107 yards to help the Rebels beat Mt. Diablo 28-16 for their first win since Nov. 2010.
ANDRE BENSON, San Lorenzo: The Rebels' back scored a pair of touchdowns on short runs against Mt. Diablo.
TYLER OFFILL, Granada: The Matadors' quarterback threw for 150 yards and a touchdown in a 28-0 win over American.
DEREK GRANADOS, Granada: He rushed 12 times for 70 yards and two touchdowns against American.
WILLIAM MEREDITH, Piedmont: He scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns, including a game-winning 80-yard punt return, to lead the Highlanders to a 28-25 win over Moreau Catholic.
JASON HINTON, Moreau Catholic: He scored two touchdowns, one on a kickoff return and another on a punt return, and intercepted two passes in the Mariners' loss to Piedmont.
LOUIE HERNANDEZ, Livermore: The Cowboys' back rushed for 139 yards and four touchdowns in a 40-13 victory over Hayward.
TYLER RARDON, Livermore: He rushed for 143 yards, including a 43-yard touchdown run, against Hayward.
JEHVIN ODOM, Hayward: The Farmers' receiver caught three passes for 107 yards, including a 39-yard TD reception against Livermore.
JAMES LEWIS, Oakland Tech: The Bulldogs' quarterback ran for three touchdowns in a 42-21 victory over Pinole Valley.
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