Jeremy Eseroma RB, 5'9, 184, Sr (Prospect HS, Saratoga, CA): Rushed for 107 yards and touchdown runs of 3, 11, and 10 in a 28-7 win over San Jose
Steven Fanua LB, 6'1, 200, Soph (Milpitas HS, CA): Had 19 tackles in a 42-7 win over Santa Clara. Fanua has 154 tackles for the season and is second to Franklin's (Stockton) Lewis Tuiavi'i.
Fiaavae Fiaavae LB, 6'2, 194, Jr (Prospect HS, Saratoga, CA): Had 11 tackles, a sack, and a blocked punt in a 28-7 win over San Jose HS (CA). Fiaavae has 81 tackles for the season.
Ronnie Fouch QB, Sr (Redlands East Valley HS, CA): Was 12 of 17 for 186 yards and threw 3 touchdowns and ran for another in a 41-9 win over Rialto. East Valley was led up front by Nose Guard Quentin Toailoa (6'2, 240, Jr), a transfer from Rialto, led a ferocious charge that allowed just 13 rushing yards. Toailoa also had a fumble recovery.
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Chris Havili OL/DL 5'11, 280, Sr (Aragon HS, San Mateo, CA): Had 2 sacks and a number of crushing blocks on offense. Aragon running back Seta Pohahau (5'11, 190, Jr) had 94 yards on 23 carries.
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Roy Helu Jr RB, 5'11, 206, Sr (San Ramon Valley HS, Danville, CA): Rushed for 170 yards including a 54 yard touchdown in a 38-12 victory over California (San Ramon, CA).
Austin Liaina FB/LB, 6'0, 215, Jr (Rio Mesa HS, Oxnard, CA): Caught for passes for 106 yards and touchdown receptions of 8 and 54 yards in Rio Mesa's 40-7 win over Channel Islands.
Devin Mahina TE, 6'6, 225, Sr (Upland HS, CA): Caught four passes for a career high 151 yards, including an 85 yard TD reception in the 4th quarter in a 40-23 win over Claremont. Mahina also had a safety and 27 yard TD reception in the 2nd quarter.
Brian Maile QB, 6'1, 175, Sr (San Mateo HS, CA): passed for 184 yards on 14 of 22 attempts, provided the highlight play of the day midway through the fourth quarter. The Bearcats drove to the Cougars’ 6. On first-and-goal, Maile took the snap from the shotgun, twisted to his left to avoid pressure, and after running back across the field, twisted around to his left again. By this time, Maile was at his own 30 before he started moving back upfield again. He got a great block from Bryan Takahara, and weaved his way to the 10. He pulled up and lofted a pass into the end zone that Kalepi Kautai (RB, 5'7, 160, Sr) ran under for a touchdown. Strange but effective.
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Menlo-Atherton Defense: Bears defensive end Latani Moimoi hit the Terra Nova (Pacifica, CA) Quarterback resulting in a touchdown. Moimoi (Jr) finished with 8 tackles for the game. "An M-A defensive line that includes Moimoi, Josh Afungia (Jr), nose tackle Fatai Vailala (Sr), and Raymond Vainikolo (Jr) then began to tee off on Terra Nova." Afungia had 4 tackles and a sack, Vailala had 4 tackles and fumble recovery, and Vainikolo had 7 tackles, 1 sack and a fumble recovery. Senior running back Sosaia Ha'atoa also recorded 9 tackles.
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Matt Moa LB, 6'1, 187, Jr (Florin HS, Sacramento, CA): Had 8 tackles and a fumble recovery in a 34-7 win over Monterey Trail. Moa has 77 tackles for the season.
Sisi Moala LB, 6'2, 230, Sr (Johnson HS, Sacramento, CA): Had 21 tackles in the loss Kennedy HS (Sacramento). Moala has 118 tackles for the season and is averaging nearly 17 tackles a game. (16.9).
Ricky Pemasa RB, 6'0, 195, Jr (Orange Lutheran, CA): Rushed for 132 yards on 24 carries and 2 TDs (16, 1) in Orange Lutheran's 24-21 win over Mater Dei. Pemasa pictured left. OC Register
Robert Sailele DB, 5'9, 165, Soph (Bret Harte HS, Angels Camp, CA). Sailele had 12 tackles and a 15 yard interception in Bret Harte's 44-18 win over Amador HS (Sutter Creek, CA). Sailele has 78 tackles for the season and 3 interceptions.
Tony Savai'i RB, 6'3, 235, Sr (Taft HS, CA): Had 11 carries for 98 yards in Taft's 24-17 win over Bakersfield Christian. Defensive Lineman Junior Sefo (DL/TE, 6'2, 280, Sr) had 10 tackles, a sack, and a fumble recovery. Sefo has 69 tackles and 13 sacks for the season. Lyndon Fa'agau (LB, 5'10, 155, Jr) had 7 tackles and a 12 yard interception. Bakersfield.com
Chris Sautia RB, 6'1, 225, Sr (Riverside Arlington HS, CA): Rushed for 198 yards on 24 carries and 5 touchdowns in Arlington's 49-18 win over Riverside Ramona. HSI
Fono Sekona QB/DE, 6'4, 250, Sr (Leuzinger HS, Lawndale, CA): Senior quarterback rushed 38 yards for a touchdown with 40 seconds left for a 33-28 Bay League victory over Redondo. He finished with six carries for 107 yards. Sekona also had 7 tackles for the game. Daniel Lavatai LB/RB, 6'1, 220, Sr (Leuzinger HS, Lawndale, CA): Had 10 tackles, a sack and a 34 yard fumble recovery 33-28 win over Redondo Union HS (CA). Lavatai has 55 tackles and 11 sacks for the season. Uona Kaveinga (MLB, 6'1, 235, Jr) had 11 tackles in the game and has 87 for the season and 9 sacks as well.
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Tony Sekona QB/LB, 6'0, 210, Sr (Kelseyville HS, CA): Was 9-15-173-1 and had 31 yard TD pass to take the lead in a 20-14 win over Wilts HS (CA). Sekona also ran for 60 yards on 16 carries and had a tackle and 2 sacks.
Thomas Su'a RB, 6'0, 202, Sr (St Joseph HS, Santa Maria, CA): Carried 12 times for 146 yards before being rested for the fourth quarter in St Joseph's 35-14 win over Santa Ynez
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Lopeti Taufo'ou RB, 5'11, 185, Sr (Woodside HS, CA): Rushed for 122 yards and 15 carries in a 24-14 loss to Aragon HS (San Mateo, CA). QB Matt Pelesasa finished 8-17-153-1-1. He had a 36 yard TD pass and a 5 yard TD run.
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Johnny Toloumu RB, 6'1, 195, Jr (Long Beach Poly, CA): Ran for 141 yards, including a one-yard touchdown, in 20 carries for the Jackrabbits, ranked No. 9 by The Times, in a 20-3 Moore League victory over Compton at Long Beach Wilson. Toloumu pictured below.
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Lewis Tuiavi'i LB, 6'1, 180, Sr (Franklin HS, Stockton, CA): Had 2o tackles in a 21-14 victory over Tracy. Tuiavi'i leads the state of California in tackles with 158. Tuiavi'i transferred to Franklin from Leone HS in Amerika Samoa. Philip Putuga (DL/OL, 6'3, 320, Sr) had 9 tackles in the win.
Tiuke Tuipulotu RB, 5'9, 175, Jr (Serra HS, San Mateo, CA): Rushed 10 times for 200 yards and 3 TDs (40, 1, 11) in a 28-16 win over St Ignatius. SF Chronicle San Mateo Times SJ Mercury San Mateo DJ
Masi Tuitama LB/RB, 6'2, 205, Sr (Pacifica HS, Oxnard, CA): Rushed 24 times for 117 yards and touchdown runs of 31 yards and 1 yard in a 24-21 win over Hueneme HS 24-21.
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Josh Uikilifi RB, 5'9, 180, Jr (Mills HS, Millbrae, CA): Rushed 25 times for 190 yards and 3 touchdowns in a 46-27 win over Jefferson HS.
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Nathan Vaiomounga LB, 6'0, 200, Sr (Corona HS, CA): Had 12 tackles and a half sack in the 24-23 win over Norco. Corona is now 7-1 for the season. Henry Asuega (DE, 6'0, 257, Jr) had 9 tackles, a sack, and a fumble recovery in the end zone for a touchdown.