MORENO VALLEY — Justin Keeling kept piling up yards, and touchdowns, for defending Southern Section champion Valley View High School.
Eagles’ QB Jake Barlage kept finding Robert Heiermann on deep throw downfield.
Visiting Pacifica’s second round duel figured to be a shootout. But when Valley View slowed down the Mariners’ attack in the second quarter, the Eagles surged to a 59-27 Southern Section Division 10 playoff win on Friday night.
Keeling scored five touchdowns, racked up 264 yards and watched Barlage (15 completions, 207 yards) connect with Heiermann (11 receptions, 125 yards) on a pair of TD passes to land the Eagles
OCVarsity’s Steve Fryer and Dan Albano have some fun while recapping the scores, highlights and great games in the CIF-SS football playoffs on Friday night, Nov. 17.
It was another incredible night for the Orange County teams – and fans. See what the OCVarsity guys have to say about it . . .Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/11/18/ocvarsity-video-fryer-and-albano-recap-fridays-cif-ss-football-playoff-games/
Check out the Register’s photos from La Quinta’s victory over Webb of Claremont and Westminster’s loss to Covina in the second round of the CIF-SS football playoffs on Thursday night, Nov. 16.
PLACENTIA – Valencia’s roller coaster-type season came to an end Friday when the Tigers lost to Chaparral of Temecula 38-0 in a CIF-SS Division 5 game.
No. 20 Valencia was the Empire League co-champion this season after starting off 2-3 in nonleague games.
“It’s real hard after your season ends,” Valencia coach Jason Gray said. “In time, when you get a chance to look back and reflect on your whole season, you appreciate things. I’m proud of the things they accomplished this year.”
Chaparral (7-4) finished the regular season in fourth place in the competitive Southwestern League. The Pumas won their last
MONTEBELLO — Orange prevailed in a survival for the fittest scenario, overcoming numerous penalties and mistakes to defeat Cantwell-Sacred Heart 28-26 in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 13 football playoffs Friday night at Cantwell Sacred Heart.
Orange (9-2), the third-place team from the Golden West League, advances to face Rio Hondo Prep in the second round.
Cantwell (6-5), the South Catholic League champion and fourth seed in the division, drove to the Panthers’ 1-yard line in the final moments.
But Aaron Murray kept Orange’s season alive when he intercepted Cardinal quarterback Anthony Ruiz’s last pass of the night.
That turnover gave
GARDEN GROVE- The last playoff game La Quinta walked away from victorious happened in 1990.
But the Aztecs ended the school’s drought Friday night at Bolsa Grande High as they defeated Savanna 28-15 to advance to the second round of the CIF-SS Division 13 playoffs.
La Quinta (10-1) plays Webb at home next week in a rematch from earlier in the season when the Aztecs defeated Webb 51-14.
Savanna (6-5) led 8-7 in the first half and La Quinta coach Andy Diaz felt both teams might have been a bit nervous to start the game.
“At halftime all I told them was …
SANTA ANA – Santa Ana defeated Bell Gardens 46-20 in a CIF-SS Division 12 first-round playoff game Friday night at Santa Ana Stadium.
Allen Pacheco led the way with 283 yards on 21 carries and three touchdowns, while quarterback Damian Macias ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns.
The win sets up a second-round game against Godinez, which was victorious over Verbum Dei 44-0.
Godinez beat Santa Ana 23-12 in Week 1, handing the Saints (10-1) their only loss of the season.
“We do remember that, it seems like it was a lifetime ago but they won 100 percent.” Saints coach Charlie TeGantvoort
ORANGE – The football playoffs have been in the back of El Modena’s mind all season.
The Vanguards have lost in three straight semifinals, but to get to a fourth and correct their record, they had to first get past their playoff opener on Thursday night.
Andrew Carvajal carried the ball 24 times for 170 yards and two touchdowns while A.J. Esperanza threw for 243 yards and three touchdowns as El Modena defeated El Segundo comfortably 38-22 in a CIF-SS Division 7 first-round game at El Modena High.
“I think we’re just one step at a time,” El Modena coach Matt Mitchell
By CJ Daft, Correspondent
UPLAND — Top-seeded Upland jumped out to a 21-point lead less than eight minutes into the game and rolled to a 59-12 victory over Tesoro in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 playoffs Thursday, Nov. 9.
The Highlanders (11-0) needed only four offensive plays from scrimmage, an interception and a blocked punt to gab a 21-0 lead. Their average margin in each of their wins has been 38 points.
Shamar Whetstone returned a strip-interception 85 yards for a touchdown, and Cameron Davis, who rushed for 121 yards on 12 carries, powered up the middle for a