Jesse Callier (Warren, Downey): Just another day at the office for one of the top backs in the state as Callier went for 232 yards and five touchdowns on only 15 carries in a 51-21 victory over West Torrance to open the CIFSS Western Division playoffs. He showed right away that he means business in the post-season, after rushing for 2,632 yards during the regular season, when he scored from 73 yards out on his first carry. He added an 89-yard kickoff return for a score and has now scored 45 touchdowns and 236 points through 11 games. LB Press Telegram Article
Drake Tofi (Monterey Trail, Elk Grove): Pitman of Turlock players may have bad flashbacks if they have any tofu for a meal this weekend as Tofi rushed for 200 yards and five touchdowns in a 59-21 victory. Elk Grove Citizen Link
Soma Vainuku (Eureka): The Loggers are still rolling in the NCS Division II playoffs and a large part of it is due to this 6-1, 245-pound bulldozer of a running back. Last week against Pinole Valley of Pinole, he ran for 254 yards and four TD's in a 61-7 pounding of the visitors. On the season Vainuku has 1,506 yards and 26 touchdowns.