Citrus Belt recap Oct. 30, 2012
The biggest upset of the week belonged to Yucaipa, who took down 59th ranked Redlands, 28-24. Billy Gustason threw for 253 yards and three touchdowns in the win.
The Thunderbirds moved up to 234 from 284 in the state rankings this week, the biggest jump in Citrus Belt. Yucaipa was able to make move up by topping the Terriers 28-24.
Shane Rush was the most productive running back in the league this week. In 16 carries, he ran for 87 yards as Justin Price's team lost to Justin Price's team. Erik Abrams also contributed to the rushing game with 40 yards on the ground.
Jimmy Walker provided a threat through the air and on the ground as Jim Walker's team fell to the Thunderbirds. He completed 11 passes for 255 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for 17 yards. Walker's favorite target this week was Ory, who caught six passes for 176 yards.
Yucaipa's Gustason and Brandon Scott have formed a dynamic duo this season, leading the league in both passing and receiving yards. Gustason has thrown for 1640 yards this season, while Scott, a 6-foot-4 receiver, has 62 catches for 884 yards. The Terriers' Craig Lee leads the league in rushing yards with 1382.
The top two teams in Citrus Belt will face off this week when first place Redlands takes on second place Eisenhower. Last week, Redlands lost to the Thunderbirds, while Eisenhower fell to Redlands East Valley.
Two of the top units in the league will face off this week when the Terriers take on the Eagles. Redlands' offense has racked up 269 points this season, earning them the top spot in the league, while Eisenhower has allowed only 98 on the year.
There should be lots of points scored when Vinny Fazio's team and the Terriers face off this week. The top two offenses in the league, the Eagles comes in having scored 253 this season, while Redlands has scored 269. Eisenhower scored 7 points last week as it lost to the Wildcats.
The top two defenses in the league will face off this season when the Eagles take on the Terriers. Eisenhower has allowed 98 points this season, while Redlands has given up 171. The Eagles allowed 28 points last week as they fell to Redlands East Valley.
Yucaipa made the biggest jump in the national rankings this week, rising to 2,496 from 3,232. They were able to move up in the ranks after a 28-24 victory over the Terriers last week.
Story is based on stats entered in MaxPreps by Tuesday 5am PST each week.
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