Topping the list of Southern California football contests is the
Long Beach Poly
triumph over St. John Bosco (Bellflower)
. You can click here
to read the game story from that contest.
Here are recaps from some of the other big games in the area:Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 21, St. Bonaventure (Ventura) 0
In the other Pac-5 Division Southern Section semifinal, Chase Forrest
completed 13 of 14 passes in the first half, Thomas Duarte
and Treavon Coley
made key interceptions and the Monarchs registered five sacks in a decisive win at Ventura High School. According to the Los Angeles Times
, Forrest threw for 161 yards, including a 20-yard touchdown to Jonathan Lockett
at the end of the first half as Mater Dei took a 7-0 lead. The defense limited high-powered St. Bonaventure back Zachary Green
to just 88 yards.
Mater Dei will now take on Long Beach Poly in a Pac-5 final at Angels Stadium next week. Serra (Gardena) 34, Lompoc 21According to the Los Angeles Daily News
, Jalen Greene
threw for three touchdowns and Malik Roberson
rushed for 178 yards and another score as Serra (11-2) stopped Lompoc's state-leading 32-game win streak with a Western Division semifinal victory. The Serra defense also did its part by causing three turnovers and stopping Lompoc (12-1) twice on fourth down in the fourth quarter. Vista Murrieta (Murrieta) 34, Rancho Cucamonga 0
According to the Riverside Press Enterprise
, the nation's No. 8 team stopped Rancho Cucamonga three times inside the 2-yard line in the third quarter then rolled to an easy Southern Section Inland Division semifinal win. Vista Murrieta (13-0), which recorded eight sacks and limited RC to 222 yards, will host longtime rival Centennial (Corona) in next week's title game. Offensively, Vista Murrieta got touchdowns from Jamie Nunley
, Tyler Cook
and Kishawn Holmes
, who finished with 116 yards on just eight carries. Centennial (Corona) 46, Upland 36Robert Webber
overcame a rough first half and accounted for 436 yards and four touchdowns as Centennial (12-1) moved into its third-straight final against Vista Murrieta. Webber completed 16 of 25 for 342 yards and rushed for 94 more. Tre Watson
scored on a 13-yard touchdown in the third quarter to give the Huskies the lead for good. Chase Krivashei
was Webber's favorite receiver with eight catches for 186 yards and two scores, according to the Press Enterprise
. Narbonne (Harbor City) 39, Carson 12
In the Los Angeles City Section semifinals, Narbonne (13-0) got two touchdowns each from
and A.J. Richardson
to beat Carson going away. Narbonne will now face Crenshaw (12-1), which had little trouble with Venice, winning 59-10.
Richardson had the key play in the game, a 65-yard catch and run for a touchdown that gave Narbonne a 26-12 lead. He had fumbled on the previous series to let Carson back in the game. Jackson rushed for 97 of his 113 yards in the second half and he scored on runs of 44 and 11 yards. Highly touted quarterback Troy Williams
was 8 for 13 for 159 yards and a touchdown.
The Narbonne defense limited Carson to 210 yards.