Here are recaps from some of the most important football games from Southern California, keeping mind that Regional Bowl Game bids will be issues today around 2 p.m.
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that were released late Friday night.Narbonne (Harbor City) 25, Crenshaw (Los Angeles) 0
In the Los Angeles City Section Division I title game at East Los Angeles College, the Gauchos (14-0) rode the legs of Johnell Jackson
and a rugged defense to win going away.
According to the Los Angeles Times
, Jackson rushed 26 times for 159 yards and had a 57-yard touchdown early in the third quarter. By that time Narbonne, No. 10 in the MaxPreps Xcellent 25 national rankings, led 17-0. Interceptions by Robert Wood
and Keishawn Bierria
helped Narbonne put it away.
The Gauchos will almost assuredly be picked as an Open Division Regional Bowl Game selection.Long Beach Poly 35, Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 17Click here to see our game story
and photos from the game.Oceanside 32, Poway 10
In the San Diego Section Division II title game at Escondido High, William Gulley
scored four touchdowns and Israel Paopao
completed 13 of 21 passes for 260 as Oceanside (12-1) won its 12th section crown since 1995. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune
, Gulley scored on runs of 1, 2 and 10 yards and also took a swing pass from Paopao and scored from 14 yards out. He also had nine tackles on defense and added a sack.
Poway (10-3) got an 80-yard touchdown run by Brandon Lucas
late in the first half but that was its only touchdown.Madison (San Diego) 35, St. Augustine (San Diego) 21
In the SDS Division IV title game at Escondido High, Pierre Cormier
rushed 18 times for 157 yards and passed for another score as Madison improved to 12-1 and all but secured a berth in the new Southern California Regional Bowl Games. According to the San Diego Union Tribune
, the Arizona commit scored on runs of 3, 7 and 4 yards and added a 3-yard touchdown pass to Jamie Gomez
Another Arizona recruit, Lee Walker
hauled in an 87-yard touchdown pass from sophomore quarterback Kareem Coles
for the winners. Corona del Mar (Newport Beach) 35, Garden Grove 10
The Sea Kings kept up the theme of defensive domination and claimed a second-straight Southern Section Southern Division title.
After posting three straight shutouts in the postseason, Corona Del Mar (12-2) finally yielded some points, but this one was all Sea Kings. They jumped out 14-0 after Alex Moore
returned an interception and then Cayman Carter
scored from 1 yard out.
The 23-3 halftime lead grew to 25-3 entering the fourth, showing how dominant Corona Del Mar was in this bracket.According to the Orange County Register
, Carter rushed for 68 yards and two scores, as well as passing for 203 yards. Chris Johnstone caught four passes for 103 yards.Grif Amies'
43-yard field goal in the fourth quarter tied the state record for kicks in a season with 22, according to the story.