Week Two's "Stars Of Friday Night"

Carlo Valdes had 207 yards and a TD in MDHS win...

Week two of the prep football season in California saw several Golden State gridiron greats have fine performances. Here are week one's "Stars of Friday Night," GoldenStatePreps.com's weekly look at the California high school football standouts...

Santa Ana Mater Dei quarterback Matt Barkley had a stellar showing in the Monarchs 50-21 win over American Fork (Utah). Barkley threw for 434 yards and five touchdowns in the win to led the top team in SoCal. Carlo Valdes had 207 yards receiving and a touchdown, Robbie Boyer had 127 yards and Ryan Mumma scored a pair of touchdowns on his four receptions.

Stockton St. Mary's quarterback Cody Vaz was clutch when the Rams needed him most, and his 392-yard passing, two touchdown performance gave the Rams a stunning 45-41 win over Modesto Central Catholic.

Corona Centennial running back Ryan Bass ran for 214 yards on 41 carries and scored four touchdowns to turn a close game against Crespi into a 41-20 blowout and keep the #3-ranked Huskies perfect on the season.

Oxnard Santa Clara running back Cierre Wood had 246 all-purpose yards, returning punts 97 yards and 53 yards to paydirt, rushing for a touchdown, throwing a 63-yard touchdown and also kicked three PATs and scored a pair of 2-point conversions in an 61-7 win over Panorama City St. Genevieve, a game Wood didn't play at all in the second half. Wood even threw in a pair of touchbacks on kickoffs.

Los Angeles Dorsey running back/linebacker Johnathan Franklin had a career day, rushing for 268 yards and a pair of touchdowns, the second one an 84-yarder that proved to be the game winner, as the Dons beat Santa Margarita, 12-7. Franklin also made noise on defense, recording two sacks.

Ventura St. Bonaventure Darrell Scott showed why he's the nation's best running back, opening the Seraphs offense with an 88-yard touchdown and finishing the day with 297 yards on 33 carries to help the Seraphs take out Canyon.

Sacramento Christian Brothers quarterback Asa Jackson ran for three touchdowns and threw two more in the Falcons 56-14 win over Sacramento McClatchy.

Corona running back Jordan James had a big game in a heartbreaking loss to West Ranch. James rushed for 299 yards in the losing effort and scored all four touchdowns.

In that same game, Ross Bacon scored three touchdowns for West Ranch, including the game-winning 21-yarder in overtime. Bacon rushed for 131 yards on the game.

Hamilton City won 10-3 over Durham, but the talk of the game was the 56-yard field goal kicked by Oscar Pineda, a junior at Hamilton, which is the longest known field goal in California this year.

Los Angeles Crenshaw athlete Clint Floyd carried the load for the Cougars for the second straight week, going 16-for-32 passing for 218 yards and two touchdown passes, 112 yards rushing on 11 carries and eight tackles defensively in a losing cause for Crenshaw..

East Bakersfield running back Andre Smith had a huge game against Bakersfield Centennial, rushing for 328 yards on 32 carries and four touchdowns, all needed, to help the Blades stay unbeaten in 2007. Smith had touchdown runs that covered 62 yards, 80 yards and 88 yards.

Arcadia linebacker/tight end Todd Golper, had 12 tackles, three breakups, two hurries and a sack, and was on the receiving end of a touchdown pass, running 40-yards on a screen in a 41-20 win over Monrovia.

Modesto Central Catholic running back Louis Bland did his part in the losing effort, rushing for 228 yards on 23 carries and scoring a pair of touchdowns.

Harbor City Narbonne receiver Byron Moore had 140 yards receiving and two touchdowns to help the Gauchos cruise to a 65-7 win over Marshall.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Chadwick quarterback Andy Magee was 27-for-32 for 410 yards and five touchdowns and rushed for 55 yards and a two-point conversion in a 70-35 win over St. Anthony's.

Van Nuys Birmingham running back Milton Knox rushed for 206 yards on 28 carries and scored three times, from 22, 33 and 39 yards out in the Patriots 29-14 win over Valencia.

Redlands linebacker Brandon Phillips had a big day despite the Terriers losing to Carson. Phillips finished with 11 tackles, three tackles for loss and a sack.

Corona Santiago two-way threat B.J. Iverson was huge on Friday in a 47-30 win for the Sharks. Iverson rushed for 292 yards, including touchdown runs of 64, 51, 33 and 12 yards to pull out the win. Teammate Anthony Dye had 12 tackles for the Sharks.

Folsom quarterback Cary Grossart led the Bulldogs to a 42-28 win after going 15-for-19 for 311 yards and three touchdowns in a victory over El Dorado Hills Oak Ridge.

San Jose Andrew Hill running back A.J. Ellis rushed for 179 yards on 16 carries, scored on a punt return and also picked off a pass in the Falcons 33-0 win over Soledad.

Loomis Del Oro running back Hunter Pahl scored six touchdowns and rushed for 101 yards in the Eagles 42-28 win over Santa Rosa Cardinal Newman.

Lawndale Leuzinger linebacker Uona Kaveinga led a stingy Olympian D, with 15 tackles and two sacks in a win over Norco, 10-7, holding them to their lowest point total in years.


How to submit a "Star of Friday Night
You can submit players for our weekly "Stars Of Friday Night" feature, which will be published following each weekend's games. Simply send publisher Brandon Huffman an e-mail to brandonh@scout.com, and include "Stars of Friday Night" in the subject field. Then include the final score of the game (and both teams), as well as the stats of the player being submitted. We'll consider all division's and all sections, but they must be from varsity contests. Good luck to all of the Golden State football players!

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