Prep2Prep NCS Rankings
THROUGH WEEK 4
The BVAL and the EBAL combine for seven of the spots in our top 10, but O'Dowd is threatening the top five after its win over Monte Vista. Ukiah is the lone newcomer to this week's rankings.Note: Last week's rankings in parentheses
Henry To'oto'o and Shamar Garrett combined for 245 rushing yards and the Spartans held on late to beat Bishop Gorman in a nationally televised game. De La Salle takes on undefeated Buchanan-Clovis this week.
The Lions' defense held Cardinal Newman to just 190 total yards of offense, and Jay Butterfield broke the school record for touchdown passes in a season, just halfway through the regular season. Liberty opens BVAL play at home against Deer Valley this week.
The Panthers received a challenge on the road against Marin Catholic, but took control by running for 358 yards, as a pair of juniors - Dwight Turner and Jaysn Wade - each topped the 100-yard mark. Antioch opens BVAL play at Freedom this Friday.
The Ugly Eagles did not play last week. Clayton Valley hosts Canyon Springs-Las Vegas this week.
Trey Turner threw for a season-high 227 yards, and the Pirates' defense held Vacaville to just 102 total yards of offense in a dominating victory. Premier Murphy added 92 yards rushing on just seven carries. Pittsburg heads to Heritage this week in the BVAL opener for both teams.
The Dragons got 104 yards on the ground from Austin Jones, while Jelani Warren had six catches for 131 yards and a touchdown. But it was sophomore Gabe Plasencia's field goal as time expired which lifted them over Monte Vista for a thrilling victory. O'Dowd hosts St. Mary's-Stockton this week.
A trio of Matthew Hoffman field goals staked the Mustangs to an early lead, and they led by nine entering the fourth quarter, but could not hold on in the final seconds against Bishop O'Dowd. Monte Vista hosts Livermore this week.
The Cougars got four touchdowns on the ground from junior Rasheed Rankin, as they pulled away in the second half from Pleasant Valley-Chico. Rancho Cotate does not play this week.
The Grizzlies were jump-started on Friday night by a 99-yard kickoff return from Jahmal Cornwell, who scored twice, and also got three touchdowns from Adrian Atta. California hosts Granada this week.
The Falcons got three interceptions from Daniel Roanhorse and three touchdowns from Giles Jackson as they pulled away from San Ramon Valley for a big non-league win. Freedom opens BVAL play at home against Antioch.
The Cardinals got a pair of short touchdown runs from Jackson Pavitt, but saw visiting Liberty pull away to hand them their first loss of the season. Cardinal Newman hosts Galena-Reno this week.
With Shasta loading up to stop the Loggers' run game, Cruz Montana threw for 281 yards and four touchdowns, connecting with seven different receivers. Eureka hosts Lincoln this week.
The Wolves got a pair of touchdowns from Clay Facteau, but could not keep up in the second half with Freedom. San Ramon Valley hosts Dublin this week.
The Gaels did not play last week. Dublin heads to San Ramon Valley this week.
The Matadors did not play last week. Granada heads to California this week.
The Dons got 125 yards and a touchdown on the ground from sophomore Da'Jhae Wiltshire, while quarterback Dominick Mazotti added 95 yards and two scores on just five carries in the win over Castro Valley. Amador Valley does not play this week.
The Cougars scored 42 straight points after falling behind early to Hayward, a run which included a pair of rushing touchdowns for Kaleo Nelson. Campolindo heads to El Cerrito this week.
The Knights scored five times on defense in a game which was played largely with a running clock, including eight-minute quarters in the second half. Las Lomas heads to College Park this week.
The Gauchos built a 13-point lead against Acalanes, and then held on at the end despite having 24 penalties called against them, surviving a missed field goal in the final seconds to emerge with the win. El Cerrito hosts Campolindo this week.
Nick Kresnak threw for 325 yards in the two-point loss to El Cerrito, and the Dons had a chance to win at the end, meaning they can't be placed more than one spot below the Gauchos. Acalanes does not play this week.
The Wildcats began to find some footing offensively in the loss to Antioch, racking up 452 total yards of offense, but could not slow down the Panthers' run game. Quarterback Gaven Cooke threw for 218 yards and ran for 140 yards, while Mateo Perez reached the end zone twice. Marin Catholic hosts St. Bernard's this Saturday.
Junior Fresh Ison ran for 218 yards, including a 95-yard touchdown on the first play of the third quarter, as the Mariners pulled away from James Logan in the second half on Friday night. Moreau Catholic hosts Washington this week.
The Crusaders won their 24th straight regular season game on Saturday, as junior quarterback Will Omey accounted for 376 yards and five touchdowns from scrimmage in the win over Ferndale. St. Bernard's heads to Marin Catholic this weekend.
The Huskies could not slow down Tracy's run game in a road loss to the Bulldogs. Fortuna hosts Del Norte in a non-league game this week.
Tyrik Daniels ran for 140 yards as the Eagles stayed unbeaten for first-year head coach Greg Marshall. Kennedy does not play this week.
Demari Davis accounted for 295 yards and six touchdowns from scrimmage as the Spartans raced past Vallejo to stay unbeaten this season. Pinole Valley hosts De Anza in the TCAL-Stone opener for both teams this week.
The Pirates did not play last week. San Leandro heads to McClymonds this week.
The Wildcats, whose lone loss is to Eureka, routed Fremont-Oakland last week and break into our rankings with a 4-1 mark. Ukiah does not play this week.