Friday Night Football Preview
Critical games this week for several local High School teams
Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Issue 44, Volume 17.
Game of the Week
Chaparral (6-2, 3-0) At Murrieta Valley (5-3, 1-2)
The Nighthawks season is on the line as the Pumas come into town. Murrieta Valley is 1-2 in league and desperately needs to beat Chaparral to stay in the CIF playoff picture. The Pumas are 3-0 in league and tied for first place with Vista Murrieta.
The Pumas have shown that they can finish this season. Chaparral came back to beat Great Oak from a two TD deficit 21-17 last week. Sophomore quarterback Austin Reza has stepped up and solidified the Puma attack. They are ranked 6th in the CIF SS Inland Division.
Murrieta Valley lost lead running back Michael Robles in the Ram game. Another sophomore, Quincy Wimbish has rushed for 314 yards and four TDs as his replacement. The O Line has been hit with injuries and hopes to be healthy for Friday night. The Nighthawks are ranked 9th in the CIF SS Inland Division.
Murreta Mesa (5-3, 0-3) At Vista Murrieta (7-1, 3-0)
The Broncos leapt back into the number one spot in the CIF SS Inland Division Polls this week. Vista Murrieta has won 23 consecutive league games and looks to go undefeated again this year. The Broncos possess an explosive offense led by QB Coltin Gerhart and Tito Feliciano. The Defense is sacked with Tyler Cook, Mason Evans, Greg Hoyd III and company. The Broncos will be playing without DE Curtis Bolton.
The Rams are looking for their first league victory and first win over the Broncos in school history. Mesa Murrieta has lost their last two league games by a total of four points. The Rams are led by yet another sophomore, QB Peyton Uhl. He has a talented group of receivers like Austen Salcedo, Davian Neitz, Bryan Phan and Daniel Castro. The Rams are averaging 33.4 points and 351.5 yards per game.
Temecula Valley (3-5, 1-2) At Great Oak (4-4, 1-2)
Led by senior quarterback Kyle Plantier the Golden Bears are a dangerous team to play this year. Plantier rallied Temecula Valley with two fourth quarter touchdown drives to stun Murrieta Mesa 32-31. Junior WR Dominique Maiden, Kumar Kiambi, Griffin Doran and Derrin Hooks are Plantier’s favorite targets.
The Wolfpack will have starting junior QB Laquan Williams behind center this week. He will have Brandon Presley, Andrew Molinar, Demetric Felton and Raekwon Yates to throw to. Nick Fisher has 801 yards rushing and 12 TDs this season.
Paloma Valley (7-1, 2-1) at Temescal Canyon (3-5, 1-2)
Paloma Valley is fourth ranked in the CIF SS Central Division. Their only loss of the season came last week at the hands of Heritage 48-25. Coach Bert Esposito is looking to get back on track against the Titans this week.
The Wildcats’ sophomore RB Demarco Prewitt has run for 828 yards this year. Quarterback Brent Boehm has thrown for 1673 yards and 25 TDs. RJ Benz, Michael Valencia, Ohillip Hauser and Elliott Smith are his top revievers.
Temescal Canyon is a physical team and runs the triple option on offense. The Titans are led by running back Michael Erim who has 769 yards in seven games. Primarily a running team, Temescal Canyon also has Sean Tremble, Jacob Hetland and Marcus Kirkpatrick carrying the ball. Temescal Canyon has lost back-to-back games to Heritage and Elsinore.
Lakeside (2-6, 1-2) at Heritage (7-1, 3-0)
Heritage has won the Sunbelt League title every year it has been in the league. They have won all 18 league games since coming into the league in 2010. Senior RB Limihai Hifo has run for 987 yards and 12 TDs for the Patriots. Junior RB Isaiah Morrow has 571 yards rushing on the season and QB Brett Virgil has thrown for 770 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Heritage is ranked No. 2 in the Central Division.
Lakeside is led by Qb Jacob Rasar, Rb Maek Ramolete and wide receiver Raymond Cravin. The Titans will need this trio to be on the game Fiday night if there is any chance for victory.
Elsinore (4-4, 2-1) at Perris (0-8, 0-3)
The Tigers are ranked No. 7 in the Central Division and are looking for their third league win. Qb Tommy Wilson has thrown for 968 yards and 10 TDs. Junior Running back Jacob Guglielmana is back and has 638 yards and six TDs in seven games.
Perris QB Carlevon Manuel has passed for 723 yards and nine TDs. He is also the Bulldog’s leading rusher.
Temecula Linfield Christian (4-4, 2-1) at Ontario Christian (6-2, 3-0)
Linfield beat Redlands Arrowhead Christian 47-40 last week. The Lions desperately need a win to have any chance for a share of the league title. Quarterback Derek Rack leads the Lion attack. He has passed for 889 yards and five TDs. Junior RyeZeir Wilkins moves the chains on the ground for Linfield. Last week he rushed for 93 yards, 4 TDs and 2 conversions.
Calvary Murrieta (2-6, 0-3) at Aquinas (3-5, 0-3)
The Warriors are looking for their fist league victory and Aquinas may be it. Calvary Murrieta has lost four games in a row and is looking to get back on track. The Warriors are led by QB Adam Schwab and RB Christian Redin and WR Micah Roth. Aquinas has lost all three of its league games and five consecutive overall.
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