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Facing undefeated Sunny Hills, Taylor played a key role in helping La Habra to a 42-3 victory in the Freeway League opener for both teams. Taylor rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns, including a 55-yard touchdown run. La Habra, whose only two losses were to Mission Viejo and Upland, improved to 4-2 overall and 1-0 in the Freeway League.
The senior cornerback recorded three interceptions, two pass deflections and three tackles to help Pacifica improve to 6-0 with a 56-7 victory against Kennedy. “He’s a ball hawk who has an incredible sense and feel for the ball,” Mariners coach Vinnie Lopez said of Foreman, who has five interceptions on the season.
McKee threw for 286 yards and three touchdowns and also rushed for a career-high 209 yards and a touchdown as Centennial defeated Roosevelt, 72-33, to extend the program’s Big VIII League winning streak to 41 games. McKee had rushes of 44, 35, 42 and 56 yards during the game, and his final rushing total was a school record for a quarterback.
Charbonnet has been a consistent strength for Oaks Christian’s offense and the junior did it again Friday against Newbury Park. He ran for 197 yards and three touchdowns in the Lions’ 48-0 shutout win.
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Holani had 21 carries for 142 yards and one touchdown in the Braves’ 42-21 victory over Orange Lutheran on Friday.
Jefferson rushed for 137 yards with three touchdowns (60, 20, 2 yards) on 16 carries in Friday’s 48-13 victory over Carson. Jefferson also completed a pass for 25 yards that set up one of his touchdown runs.
The 6-foot-2 linebacker was a force in the Highlanders 30-23 Baseline League win over Rancho Cucamonga Friday. He returned a blocked punt 56 yards for a touchdown, had an interception and blocked a PAT kick to go along with 16 tackles (9 solo, 7 assists). He also had three tackles for loss, 1 sack, a hurry and two passes knocked down. He is the No. 1 ranked sophomore linebacker in the country.
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