Compiled by Kevin Askeland
SAC JOAQUIN SECTION
Napa 28, Elk Grove 24
John Boyett threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Pieper with 1:22 remaining in the game and then intercepted an Elk Grove pass in the closing seconds to seal a 28-24 win for Napa. Jake Croxdale ran for 129 yards on 23 carries with two touchdowns for Napa. Boyett also had a 9-yard touchdown to Pieper in the first half.
St. Mary's 28, Lincoln 21
Cody Vaz completed 21 of 36 passes for 289 yards and two touchdowns for the Rams. Running back Brandon Warren added 98 yards on 23 carries. Michael Spanos had 106 yards rushing on 10 carries for Lincoln and also returned an interception 96 yards for a score. DeWitt Stuckey ran for two touchdowns for the Trojans.
Granite Bay 49, Del Oro 14
Brandon Michalkiewicz caught eight passes for 157 yards and three touchdowns to lead Granite Bay to the Division 2 title with a 49-14 win over Del Oro. Thomas Moss completed 17 of 24 passe sfor 301 yards for the Grizzlies
Rodriguez 42, Bethel 13
Rodriquez won the school's first section title with a 42-13 rout of Bethel, a team it lost to earlier in the season 34-8. Geno Escalante ran 25 times for 149 yards and five touchdowns for the Mustangs.
Oakdale 34, Whitney 27
Devin Combs threw for 196 yards and ran for 52 yards, including the game-winning touchdown in the final three minutes to lead Oakdale to the34-27 win over Whitney. Zach Graves had a big game for Whitney, rushing for 185 yards on 19 carries with three touchdowns.
Central Catholic 24, Patterson 6
Louis Bland ran for 188 yards and one touchdown to give Mike Glines a win in what could be his final game as the Raiders head coach. The Raiders are eligible for the CIF Division 3 Bowl Game and could receive a berth which will be determined next week.
Lindhurst 26, Capital Christian 25
Backup quarterback Rick Davis threw two touchdown passes and intercepted a pair of passes on defense to lead Lindhurst to a 26-25 win over Capital Christian for the school's second straight section championship. Kramer Hagan threw for 221 yards for Capital. Mike Bush added 154 yards on 29 carries for Lindhurst
SAN DIEGO SECTION
Poway 16, Mira Mesa 0
Nick Ricciardulli ran for 117 yards and a touchdown in extremely rainy conditions to help Poway shut out Mira Mesa 16-0. Jared Relyea also had a touchdown for the Titans.
Rancho Buena Vista 41, Eastlake 17
The Longhorns continued their run of knocking off the favorites with a 41-17 win over No. 3 seed Eastlake. Noah Jackson ran for 198 yards on 16 carries and three touchdowns for RBV
Oceanside 14, La Costa Canyon 10
A soggy, muddy field prevented either team from gaining much on offense, although Oceanside's Armani Taylor managed to run for 101 yards on 26 carries and both Pirate touchdowns. Oceanside QB Jordan Wynn completed 7 of 20 passes for 81 yards while LCC's QB Jose Mohler completed seven passes for 85 yards.
Mission Hills 17, Helix 14
Brian Wilson ran for 242 yards and two touchdowns on 35 carries to lead the Grizzlies to an upset win over No. 3 seed Helix.
Cathedral Catholic 37, Mount Miguel 0
Tyler Gaffney ran for three touchdowns to lift Cathedral to the win.
Point Loma 25, St. Augustine 21
Leslie Rogers ran for 170 yards on 17 carries with a touchdown to help lead Point Loma past St. Augustine 25-21. David Jaros' scored the winning touchdown for the Pointers on a 1-yard run.
Mission Bay 17, Madison 14
In a game that involved 10 turnovers, seven for Madison, Mission Bay's Lorance Davis returned a fumble 12 yards for the winning touchdown for Mission Bay. For Madison, Robbie Rouse ran for 234 yards on 28 carries.
Valley Center 44, La Jolla 0
Tyler Bernard threw four touchdown passes to James Johnson in the first half and the Valley Center defense forced six turnovers in a 44-0 win over La Jolla. Bernard completed 8 of 12 passes for 203 yards while Johnson caught six passes for 187 yards. VC running back Justin Lawrence added 87 yards on 13 carries.
Christian 26, Francis Parker 22
Lawrence Walker ran for two touchdowns and gained 169 yards on 29 carries for Christian.
Bishop's 63, Horizon 45
Bishop's had 38 points in the second quarter and Horizon had 31 in the fourth in a wild semifinal game the Knights won 63-45. Bishop's got two interception returns for scores by Tim Costello and one by Saron Hood. Costello and Hood each scored three touchdowns total for Bishop's while Peter Rozok caught two TD passes for Horizon.
LOS ANGELES CITY SECTION
Birmingham 42, Crenshaw 6
The Patriot defense limited Crenshaw to 20 yards rushing and forced five turnovers in a 42-6 rout. Milton Knox ran 33 times for 190 yards and scored three touchdowns, including the 100th score of his career. For Crenshaw, Cameron Hart completed 11 of 35 passes for 174 yards and a score.
Carson 6, Dorsey 0
Jack Sula ran 31 times for 195 yards and the only touchdown of the game in Carson's win over Dorsey.
University 29, Huntington Park 14
University ended Huntington Park's string of upset wins by scoring 13 points in the second half of a 29-14 win.
Garfield 7, Fairfax 0
The only touchdown of the game came on a 32-yard interception return by Willie Fonseca.
Colony 29, Moreno Valley 14
Tashad Johnson ran for two scores while Elon Wyatt caught a 4-yard touchdown pass from Jeff Ginolfi and Anthony Young had a 32-yard run for Colony.
Canyon Springs 13, Colton 0
Ryan Warren threw for a touchdown and ran for a touchdown to lead Canyon Springs to the shutout win.
Palm Desert 38, Palm Springs 7
Trevor Bateman ran for three touchdowns for Palm Desert and finished with 177 yards rushing. Ryne Clark added 198 yards passing with a touchdown.
JW North 28, ML King 6
Cedric Foster and James Calhoun each had touchdowns for JW North.
East Valley Division
Citrus Hill 35, Bishop 13
The Hawks stayed undefeated thanks to four Bishop turnovers in a 35-13 win.
San Jacinto 34, Notre Dame Riverside 0
The Tigers held the state's leading scorer Kenjon Barner without a touchdown in a 34-0 win over Notre Dame. Barner, who had over 3,000 yards rushing entering the game, managed only 67 in the game. For San Jacinto, Tony Austin ran for 139 yards and two scores and Travis Navarro passed for 111 yards and two touchdowns.
Centennial Corona 68, Chaparral 14
Ryan Bass ran for four touchdowns and Matt Scott also added two rushing touchdowns to lead Centennial into the finals. The Huskies also had a 97-yard kickoff return by Marsel Posey and a 15-yard interception return by Jerry Hardeman for touchdowns. Bass finished with 204 yards rushing while Scott completed 16 of 21 passes for 234 yards and ran for 116 yards.
Santiago Corona 25, Redlands East Valley 10
REV lost for the first time this year, suffering five turnovers in a 25-10 loss to Santiago. Anthony Dye ran for a pair of touchdowns for Santiago while B.J. Iverson also scored. Chris Polk had a kickoff return for a touchdown for the Wildcats.
Bishop Diego 12, Paraclete 6
Bishop Diego's Christian Winnewisser completed 9 of 14 passes for 148 yards, including a 73-yard pass to Eli Orsco.
Santa Clara 42, Valley Christian Cerritos 20
Cierre Wood ran 14 times for 326 yards and six touchdowns. Two of the scores came on a punt return and a kickoff return.
St. Bonaventure 55, Saugust 36
Darrell Scott ran for 246 yards on 19 carries with four touchdowns to lead the Seraphs into the championship game. For Saugust, Ryan Zirbel ran for 136 yards and four touchdowns on 25 carries.
Hart 37, Newbury Park 6
Delano Howell ran for 269 yards on 30 carries and accounted for all of Hart's touchdowns in a win over Newbury Park. Hart QB BR Holbrook also had a big night, completing 15 of 21 passes for 252 yards. Colby Cameron of Newbury Park completed 14 of 36 passes for 137 yards and a score while Chris Brown ran for 106 yards on 18 carries.
St. Margaret's 31, Calvary Murietta 0
Hunter Steffien ran for 155 yards and threw a touchdown pass while Daniel Morrison returned a blocked punt for a touchdown to lead St. Margaret's to its 27th straight win.
Brentwood 35, Saddleback Valley Christian 7
Josh Amster gained 132 yards and scored two touchdowns on 10 carries for Brentwood.
Nordhoff 35, St. Bernard 21
The Rangers got 117 yards rushing and three touchdowns from Damian Kaiser to go with 68 yards rushing and two touchdowns by Chris Gibson to drop St. Bernard 35-21.
Oaks Christian 34, Oak Park 0
Marshall Jones scored three times for the Lions who advance to the title game against Nordhoff.
LB Poly 2, Lutheran 0
Lutheran fumbled the ball on the 1-yard line and Poly recovered to preserve the win. The only score of the game came on a bad snap to the Orange Lutheran punter, who ran the ball out of the end zone for a safety.
Crespi 13, Servite 10
E.J. Woods scored on a 2-yard run in overtime to put Crespi in the finals of the Pac-5 division against Long Beach Poly. Servite scored first in OT on a 26-yard FG by Nick Echeverry. Austin Shanks led the Celts with 106 yards rushing on 27 carries. D.J. Shoemate led Servite with 74 yards on 22 carries.
La Habra 44, California 0
Jason Davis ran 27 times for 190 yards and two touchdowns while Chris Morales completed 10 of 20 passes for 124 yards and three scores for La Habra.
Fullerton 26, Schurr 0
Michael Allain carried 29 times for 206 yards and two touchdowns in Fullerton's shutout win.
Pacifica 17, Kennedy 7
Josh Brannon ran 34 times for 222 yards and quarterback Raymond Huizar ran and threw for a touchdown in Pacifica's win.
Cypress 28, Valencia 21
Ryan Saumur scored the game-winning touchdown in the final minute to lift Cypress to the upset win. Valencia's West Fletcher ran for 226 yards on the night
El Dorado 23, South Hills 17
Kane Wilson scored on a 25-yard run in overtime to lift El Dorado to victory. South Hills had missed a FG on the final play of regulation and in overtime.
Trabuco Hills 27, Charter Oak 3
Matt Wagner ran for 136 yards on 24 carries and a touchdown to help Trabuco Hills reach the finals.
St. Paul 18, Gahr 14
Aubrey Haynes gained 137 yards on 20 carries and scored the winning touchdown with 27 seconds remaining in St. Paul's win over Gahr. Corey Nielsen completed 16 of 27 passes for 130 yards for Gahr.
Palmdale 28, Dominguez 27
Brandon Mims threw a 74-yard touchdown pass to Ronald Scott to guide Palmdale past Dominguez 28-27. Palmdale also blocked a field goal with 18 seconds remaining.
CENTRAL SECTION PLAYOFFS
Bakersfield 19, Clovis West 16
The Drillers rallied for 13 points in the final quarter to drop the Golden Eagles and win the Division 1 championship 19-16. Peter Mitchell kicked a game-winning 44-yard field goal with 30 seconds left and Clovis West missed a possible tying FG on the final play in a wild finish. Mitchell also kicked a 35-yard field goal to tie the game in the fourth quarter and had a 27-yard touchdown pass to Emmanuel Ojeriakhi in the final stanza. Mitchell finished 17 of 26 for 187 yards and a score. Matt Jelmini ran for 121 yards on 26 carries for Clovis West.
El Diamante 63, Tulare 14
The Miners ended Tulare's unbeaten season with a 63-14 route in the Division 2 finals. Earl Rhodes ran for 250 yards on 22 carries with five touchdowns for El Diamante. Jontel Reedom had 174 yards rushing for Tulare while Bobby Barnes completed 19 of 38 passes for 172 yards.
Tehachapi 33, Foothill 28
Ehren Ochsenrider threw three touchdowns passes for Tehachapi to offset the three touchdown passes by Foothill's Matt Guerra. Ochsenrider's 42-yard pass to J.J. Balkar in the final three minutes proved to be the gamewinner for the Warriors.
Taft 28, Corcoran 14
The Wildcats won the first school football championship in 77 years, according to the Bakersfield Californian, with a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat Corcoran 28-14. Kyle Taylor scored on a 15-yard run and QB Dalton Botts ran in the final score on a 57-yard option run. Taylor gained 124 yards on 25 carries with two scores while Botts ran for 128 yards on 12 attempts. Brant Botil scored both of Corcoran's touchdowns and finished with 117 yards.