Prep football recap: De La Salle struggles; California, Concord both get upset
10/06/2012 01:32:28 AM PDT
10/06/2012 02:01:08 AM PDT
Here's a look at how the Top 15 East Bay teams fared and which players played starring roles on Friday in Week 7 of the prep football season:
No. 1 De La Salle 34, No. 7 Foothill 17: Tiapepe Vitale had 149 yards rushing and scored four touchdowns but the Spartans (6-0) still had trouble with the Falcons (3-3), leading by just 10 in the fourth quarter and giving up a season high in points.
No. 6 Monte Vista 44, No. 2 California 26: Nikita Zamora went 23-for-36 passing for 302 yards, including 14 connections for 205 yards to his brother Marco, as the Mustangs (5-1) amassed 579 yards of offense, and their defense contributed timely stops to hand the No. 2 Grizzlies (5-1, 2-0) their first loss.
Northgate 28, No. 3 Concord 20: Joe Pelletier threw a pair of touchdow passes and also helped the Broncos (5-1) hold Olito Thompson to just 62 yards, handing the high-powered Minutemen (5-1) a stunning upset in Diablo Valley Athletic League play.
No. 5 El Cerrito 59, Berean Christian 6: The Gauchos (7-0) scored twice in the first 68 seconds of the game, including an 88-yard opening kickoff return by Marcellus Pippins, on their way to a 59-0 halftime lead in a battle of unbeaten Tri-County Athletic League Rock Division unbeatens.
No. 11 Bishop O'Dowd 16, Encinal 0: Third-string quarterback Chris Hagmaier completed 10 of 18 passes and Antonio Burnette ran for two touchdowns to lead the Dragons (5-1) over host Encinal in the West Alameda County Conference Foothill Division opener for both teams.
No. 12 Deer Valley 49, No. 13 Antioch 13: Nsimba Webster threw for three touchdowns in the first half and ran for one as the host Wolverines (5-1) reclaimed the Mayor's Cup with a 49-13 win over the crosstown rival Panthers (5-1) in a Bay Valley Athletic League game.
Miramonte 21, No. 14 Acalanes 14: Looking to avoid three straight losses to open their DFAL season, the Matadors (3-4) picked up a big road win to get back on track, as the Dons' comeback attempt fell short, thanks to Ray Clark's interception at the goal line.
No. 15 Clayton Valley 69, Ygnacio Valley 22: Eagles running back Joe Protheroe rushed for 267 yards on just six carries (44.5 yards per carry) and scored three touchdowns as Clayton Valley Charter (5-1) overwhelmed the host Warriors (1-5) while piling up 528 rushing yards.
Here are your individual standouts throughout the East Bay from Friday night's games:
CAMERON BIRSE, San Ramon Valley: He threw for 188 yards and three touchdowns in a 22-7 win over Granada.
LOUIE HERNANDEZ, Livermore: The Cowboys' back ran 19 times for 126 yards and also scored on a 29-yard pass reception in a 34-20 loss to Amador Valley.
KYLE MORENO, Amador Valley: The Dons' quarterback threw a pair of TD passes to help the Dons beat Livermore 34-20.
GRANT MILLER, Amador Valley: He scored two touchdowns in a win over Livermore, including a 15-yard scoring run.
NIKITA ZAMORA, Monte Vista: The Mustangs' quarterback threw for 302 yards and a touchdown in a win over California.
MARCO ZAMORA, Monte Vista: He caught 14 passes for 205 yards in a victory over Cal.
ZACK CHANG, Monte Vista: He carried 31 times for 171 yards and three touchdowns against Cal.
MASON MELIN, Monte Vista: The Mustangs' tight end scored a pair of rushing touchdowns out of the wildcat formation in a win over Cal.
KARRIS JOHNSON, California: He rushed 10 times for 120 yards and two TDs against Monte Vista, including a 65-yard scoring run.
JOE PROTHEROE, Clayton Valley: He rushed for 267 yards on just six carries, averaging 44 yards per attempt against Ygnacio Valley while scoring from 51, 76 and 95 yards.
MICHAEL PROTHEROE, Clayton Valley: He ran for a pair of TDs and threw a scoring pass in a win over Ygnacio Valley.
CURTIS GRANT, Clayton Valley: He scored two touchdowns against Ygnacio, one on a 16-yard fumble return and another on a 37-yard run.
JAMARI POPE, Ygnacio Valley: The Warriors' quarterback ran for 115 yards and two TDs and threw for 121 yards against Clayton Valley.
TIAPEPE VITALE, De La Salle: The Spartans' back ran for a game-high 149 yards and four touchdowns, including a 76-yard run, in a 34-17 win over Foothill.
JOE PELLETIER, Northgate: He threw two TD passes and also played well on defense in a stunning 28-20 win over No. 3 Concord.
DIMITRI SALIDO, College Park: He rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries in a 35-0 win over Mt. Diablo.
NICK LESAGE, College Park: Rushed 15 times for 134 yards and two TDs in a win over Mt. Diablo.
ANTONIO BURNETTE, Bishop O'Dowd: He rushed for a pair of touchdowns in the Dragons' 16-0 win over Encinal.
AKIL BORDELON, Berkeley: He intercepted three passes and also rushed for 77 yards in the Yellowjackets' 7-6 win over Hayward.
DEMAREYEH LANE, Castro Valley: He rushed for 173 yards and two touchdeowns on 30 carries against San Leandro.
ROBERT TAYLOR, Castro Valley: He accounted for five touchdowns, including one on a 77-yard kickoff return, and rushed for 146 yards against San Leandro.
QUINZELL MOORE, Tennyson: He had 91 yards rushing on 14 carries, including a 36-yard TD run, in a 26-7 win over Alameda.
KYLE MALPEDE, Washington: The Huskies' quarterback went 21 of 26 for 324 yards and three touchdowns in a 50-29 win over Kennedy-Fremont.
EDDIE ADAMS, Washington: He rushed for 92 yards and a touchdown against Kennedy-Fremont.
AHMED ARYOBI, Washington: He caught nine passes for 135 yards against Kennedy-Fremont and also scored on a 5-yard TD run against Kennedy-Fremont.
MARTY LEGGETT, Newark Memorial: The Cougars' back ran for two touchdowns in a 48-20 win over Mission San Jose.
ADAM WOOD, Las Lomas: The Knights' quarterback went 16-for-21 passing for 198 yards and two TD passes in a 31-14 win over Dublin.
MARSHALL DEUTZ, Miramonte: The Matadors' receiver caught five passes for 164 yards, including a 90-yard TD catch, against Acalanes.
DESHAWN JOHNSON, Acalanes: The Dons' back ran for 171 yards, including a 10-yard scoring run, in a loss to Miramonte.
TAYLOR POYADUE, Alhambra: The Bulldogs' back ran for 123 yards and two TDs and also caught three passes for 98 yards, including a 78-yard TD, in a 47-21 win over Dougherty Valley.
AFLOBI ADEOTI, Dougherty Valley: He ran for 114 yards and a touchdown in a loss to Alhambra.
LEO COSTA, Alhambra: The Bulldogs quarterback went 6-for-10 for 98 yards and two touchdown against Dougherty Valley.
NSIMBA WEBSTER, Deer Valley: The Wolverines' quarterback threw for 214 yards and three TDs and also ran for a score against Antioch.
HUNTER KARNTHONG, Antioch: He rushed for a team-high 94 yards and scored a TD in a 49-13 loss to Deer Valley.
MARSHON ARDOIN, El Cerrito: He scored a pair of touchdowns, including a 73-yard scoring run, in a big win over Berean Christian.
JALEN HARVEY, El Cerrito: He scored two touchdowns against Berean Christian, one on a fumble return and another on a 56-yard run, and also had an interception.