The 2012 CIF Bowl Games get underway Friday in Carson with 10 teams looking to put together a winning gameplan that will provide moments that will live on forever.
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The CIF bowl games are just seven years old, but they have already provided some memorable moments over the years. Here's a look at 10 moments that have helped define the California state finals.
Top 10 CIF Bowl Game Moments
10. John Diluigi runs for 138 yards against De La Salle, 2006
Heading into the inaugural Division I championship game in 2006, the focus was on the long winning tradition of the De La Salle Spartans. Not many experts gave Canyon (Canyon Country)
, which had lost two games during the regular season, a chance to beat a De La Salle team that was 13-0 on the season. But John Diluigi simply wore down the Spartan defense and kept the De La Salle offense off the field. Diluigi finished with 138 yards on 21 carries and one touchdown. He also had a 40-yard run during the game and ended the year with 2,159 yards rushing and 34 touchdowns.