De Anza recap Nov. 7, 2012
The biggest upset of the week belonged to Saratoga, who took down 182nd ranked Milpitas, 44-37. Jonathan Walters threw for 447 yards and four touchdowns in the win.
Justin Gates-Mouton of Palo Alto ran for the longest rushing play in De Anza this season against Mountain View last week. Gates-Mouton scampered for 90 yards on the play and finished with 117 on the day as his team defeated the Spartans.
Roland Luke was the most productive running back in the league this week. He ran for 140 yards on 15 carries as Wilcox defeated the Trojans. Delshawn Mitchell also contributed to the rushing game with 113 yards on the ground.
Ruff was the best wideout in the league this week as Saratoga bested Milpitas. Ruff racked up eight receptions for 162 yards. Kyle Dozier helped Saratoga's passing attack out by catching nine balls for 105 yards.
Tim Lugo's team's Walters and Dozier have formed a dynamic duo this season, leading De Anza in both passing and receiving yards. Walters has thrown for 3033 yards this season, while Dozier, a 6-foot-1 receiver, has 71 catches for 1133 yards. Mitchell from the Chargers leads the league in rushing with 1258 yards.
Two of the top units in the league will face off this week when the Falcons take on Los Gatos. Saratoga's offense has racked up 367 points this season, earning them the top spot in the league, while the Wildcats have allowed only 141 on the year.
Going into this week's game against Santa Clara, Palo Alto's Keller Chryst needs 25 passing yards to surpass 2,000 on the season. So far this year, Chryst has thrown for 1975 yards with 23 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
Mountain View's Marcus Jones needs only 33 yards against Wilcox next week to surpass 1,000 rushing yards for the season. In 124 carries Jones has accumulated 967 yard this year.
A big matchup in the league this week will be when the Bruins take on Earl Hansen's team. At the moment, Santa Clara is in fifth, while the Vikings are in first.
Palo Alto extended the longest winning streak in the league this week by beating Toure Carter's team, 56-28. This was the team's fifth consecutive win.
Story is based on stats entered in MaxPreps by Tuesday 5am PST each week.
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