HISTORICAL RECORD OF CCS FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

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1972

The first Central Coast Section championship drew 8 of the 10 league champions with the Mid-Peninsula and Mission Trails leagues not entering. Three of the entrants were forced into playoffs within their own leagues to qualify -- Westmoor defeating Half Moon Bay after the two schools tied for first in the North Peninsula League; Peterson of the SCVAL National topping Monta Vista of the SCVAL American; and Soquel of the MBL-North besting Monterey of the MBL-South. Three teams appeared to be co-favorites -- all undefeated in 10 games: Saratoga, Oak Grove and Leland. They were ranked in that order in the pre-playoff CCS poll.

First round:

RIORDAN (8-2) (WCAL) def. WESTMOOR (10-1) (NPL), 30-14, at South San Francisco, Dec. 1 -- Riordan breezed behind the play of quarterback Mike Carey who ran for three touchdowns, passed for another and totaled 107 yards rushing -- 103 of them in the first half.

WOODSIDE (8-1) (SPL) def. PETERSON (8-2-1) (SCVAL), 14-13, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 1 -- Woodside came from a 13-0 deficit to triumph. The Wildcats marched 74 yards in eight plays at the beginning of the second half to score the winning marker. Peterson had two good chances to regain the lead, but failed both times.

OAK GROVE (10-0) (MHAL) def. SARATOGA (10-0) (WAVL), 28-18, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 2 -- In a battle of the undefeateds, Oak Grove prevailed before an estimated crowd of 9,000. Bill Christopher completed 12 of 18 passes for 203 yards and two touchdowns for the Eagles who took a 22-6 halftime lead only to have Saratoga narrow the count to 10 points by the end of the third quarter. Saratoga turned the ball over on the Eagle one-yard line early in the fourth quarter and Christopher passed Oak Grove out of trouble.

LELAND (10-0) (STAL) def. SOQUEL (7-2-1) (MBL), 30-6, at Cabrillo College, Dec. 1 -- Jim Miller, Leland quarterback, threw for three touchdowns and 264 yards on 13 completions in 18 attempts as the Chargers won. Leland’s defense held Soquel to only 10 yards rushing in the second half.

Semifinals:

RIORDAN def. WOODSIDE, 29-12, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 8 -- A super performance by quarterback Mike Carey propelled Riordan to victory before some 2,000 freezing spectators. Carey scored all four touchdowns on runs of 67, 3, 2 and 15 yards and rolled up 112 yards on 19 carries despite being thrown for 23 yards in losses. Riordan coach Bob Toledo said, "He’s done this all year, but his performance tonight has to be the topper considering the conditions." The Crusaders held a 21-0 halftime lead and coasted in the second half.

LELAND def. OAK GROVE, 43-14, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 9 -- Both teams were still undefeated going into the game with Oak Grove rated one notch ahead of Leland in the pre-playoff poll. However, Leland surprised the top-ranked Eagles before an estimated 5,000 fans. Leland quarterback Jim Miller passed for four touchdowns and ran for one. Jeff Ramona, Charger linebacker, was credited with the defensive gem, intercepting a Bill Christopher pass after Oak Grove had first down on the Leland four -yard line and the score only 27-14. The interception gave the momentum back to Leland. Miller won the quarterback duel with 168 yards on 11 of 17 pass completions. Christopher had 195 yards on 11 of 32 attempts.

Final:

LELAND def. RIORDAN, 41-16, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 15 -- Leland, which had not been ranked No. 1 in the CCS prior to this game, won the section championship with an easy victory before 4,500 chilled spectators. Quarterback Jim Miller, the game’s outstanding offensive player, passed for four TDs and rolled up 190 yards on 13 of 22 pass attempts. Jim Bowen, who caught three TD passes, was the game’s top lineman. Coach Kent Miller (no relation to quarterback Jim) watched his Chargers get a 33-0 lead before Riordan scored.

LELAND 7 7 19 8 41
RIORDAN 0 0 0 16 16

LE RI
7 0 Bowen (7, pass from Miller) (Schubert kick)
14 0 Jones (7, pass from Miller) (Schubert kick)
21 0 Bowen (19, pass from Miller) (Schubert kick)
27 0 Bowen (4, pass from Miller) (kick failed)
33 0 Hemeon (84, run)(run failed)
33 8 Saliaberry (9, pass from Carey) (Saliaberry pass from Carey)
41 8 Grimditch (41, run) (Miller run)
41 16 Carey (5, run) (Saliaberry pass from Carey)

1973

Nine league champions participated in the second annual playoffs with the addition of the Mission Trails Athletic League. The Mid-Peninsula League again did not enter a team. Regional championships determined the four semifinalists. Two teams had to survive intra-league playoffs to advance -- Monta Vista of the SCVAL American edging Awalt of the SCVAL National on a tie-breaker after the two deadlocked, 7-7; and Monterey winning the four-team Monterey Bay League Shaughnessy playoff. Undefeated Saratoga, ranked first in the CCS poll, was the pre-tournament favorite with unbeatens Cubberley, Pioneer and Monterey (forced to forfeit one game) rated threats. Region III had three entries which necessitated a game prior to the region finals.

First round:

JAMES LICK (9-1)(MHAL) def. PIONEER (10-0)(STAL), 36-0, at San Jose City College, Nov 23 -- Perry Lewis scored two touchdowns in the first half and Joe Brown added two in the second stanza as Lick whipped the undefeated Mustangs. Pioneer was able to move the ball, but could not push anything into the end zone.

Regional championship:

I. ST. FRANCIS (8-2)(WCAL) def. EL CAMINO (6-4)(NPL), 20-0, at Mountain View, Nov. 30 -- St. Francis’ defense shut down El Camino in a rain-drenched battle. The Lancers scored a minute before halftime and then scored twice in the fourth quarter on 70 and 3-yard runs by Dan McCrone. El Camino had only two first downs and never entered St. Francis’ territory with the ball.

II. CUBBERLEY (10-0)(SPL) def. MONTA VISTA (8-1-1)(SCVAL), 7-0, at Foothill College, Nov. 30 -- Cubberley made a 78-yard second quarter drive stand up on a muddy field. Monta Vista was unable to penetrate the Cubberley 48-yard line although the Matadors’ Kim Johansen gained 110 yards on 25 carries. Fullback Bob Gardiner of Cubberley smashed over from the one for the only score.

III. SARATOGA (10-0)(WVAL) def. LICK, 38-12, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 1 -- Top-ranked Saratoga, unmindful of the wet field, marched at will through Lick, scoring in every period. Eric Peters was the top rusher with 157 yards on 17 carries and Rick Barmore added 116 on 14 attempts as Saratoga chewed up 423 yards in the mud.

IV. MONTEREY (9-1)(MBL) def. GONZALES (8-2) (MTL), 9-0, at Gonzales, Nov. 30 -- Ray Cardinalli kicked three field goals to account for all Monterey’s scoring over the stubborn Spartans. Cardinalli, an outstanding linebacker and offensive tackle, connected on tries from 42, 34 and 37 yards in a four-minute period of the second quarter. Cardinalli also intercepted a pass on the Monterey 15-yard-line to halt a third-quarter Gonzales threat.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. CUBBERLEY, 21-14, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 7 -- St. Francis, which had lost to Cubberley in the first game of the season, turned the tables before 4,000 fans who missed much of the game because of a heavy fog that enveloped the stadium early in the evening. Undefeated Cubberley was without quarterback Larry Beyer, absent with a viral infection, but made a battle of it. Tom De Rego passed 16 yards to tight end Doug Cosbie for the first score and St. Francis added two more via runs before Cubberley scored twice late in the game.

SARATOGA def. MONTEREY, 22-12 at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 7 -- High powered Saratoga, forced to go to the air when its ground game was halted, still turned back the Toreadors. Trailing 15-12 in the fourth quarter, Monterey drove from its own nine to the Saratoga 42 before a fourth-down pass fell incomplete with 1:29 left in the game. On the first play after taking over, Rick Barmore went 58 yards for an insurance touchdown. With Saratoga holding an 8-0 lead in the third quarter, Monterey scored on a David Russo to Mark Avila pass. Saratoga immediately answered on a 65-yard pass play from Bob Quail to Barmore. Monterey scored early in the fourth quarter on a 75-yard run by Eric Byrom.

Final:

SARATOGA def. ST. FRANCIS, 32-30, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 14 -- In one of the best games in Santa Clara County prep football history, undefeated Saratoga rolled up all of its points in the first half and then held on to defeat St. Francis, 32-30, before an estimated 8,500 fans. Saratoga scored four of the first five times it had the ball. Rick Barmore tallied twice for Saratoga -- on a one-yard run and a 29-yard pass from Bob Quail. Saratoga went for, and converted the two-point try after every score. St. Francis missed a tie by converting only three two-point attempts. St. Francis dominated the second half with Tom De Rego hitting Jim DeMartini and John Carls with 18-yard scoring passes.

SARATOGA 16 16 0 0 32
ST. FRANCIS 0 16 6 8 30

SA SF
8 0 Perkins (6, run) (Perkins, run)
16 0 Barmore (6, run) (Sole, pass from Worman)
16 8 McCrone (8, run) (Cosbie, pass from De Rego)
24 8 Barmore (29, pass from Quail) (Worman, run)
24 16 Carls (42, pass from Sechser) (Sechser, run)
32 16 Burnley (13, pass from Quail) (Perkins, run)
32 22 DeMartini (18, pass from De Rego) (run failed)
32 30 Carls (18, pass from De Rego) (McCrone, run)

1974

For the second straight year, nine league champions lined up for the playoffs, but the alignment was a little different. The North Peninsula League joined the Mid-Peninsula in bypassing the tournament but the newly formed Fremont League kept the participants at nine. Monta Vista represented the latter league by winning a coin flip after a three-way tie for first place. Soquel became the Monterey Bay League representative by defeating Monterey in a playoff. Regional championships again decided the semifinalists. Undefeated Mitty was rated the pre-tournament favorite with Branham ranked second. Region II had three entries which necessitated a game prior to the region championships.

First round:

MONTA VISTA (8-1)(FL) def. CARLMONT (8-2)(SPL), 13-6, at Spartan Stadium, Nov. 22 -- Monta Vista, enjoying an outstanding first half, held on for the win. Bob Gilson scored both Matador touchdowns on runs of 9 and 10 yards. Carlmont scored in the second half.

Regional championship:

I. MITTY (10-0)(WCAL) def. MT. PLEASANT (6-3)(MHAL) , 14-0, at Spartan Stadium, Nov. 29 -- Fullback Paul Jones rushed for 178 yards and two touchdowns as Mitty blanked Mt. Pleasant. Mitty’s defense held Cardinal speedster Glenn Cannon to 34 yards and the Mt. Pleasant team rushed for minus one yard in the second half. Jones scored on runs of eight and four yards before a crowd of 7,500.

II. AWALT (6-3)(SCVAL) def. MONTA VISTA, 21-0, at Spartan Stadium, Nov. 30 -- Awalt, a team that had lost its first three games of the season, completely dominated Monta Vista before 5,500 spectators. Quarterback Terry Martin was the big gun for the Spartans, gaining 100 yards on 21 carries. Monta Vista was held to 65 yards rushing, although running up 140 passing. Martin scored twice on one-yard plunges.

III. LELAND (9-0)(STAL) def. BRANHAM (10-0)(WVAL), 22-6, at Spartan Stadium, Nov. 27 -- Leland, overlooked in the CCS rankings although holding a 9-0 season record, stifled Branham. The Leland defense held Branham to 50 yards, all by passing. The Chargers did all their scoring in the second quarter on two passes to tight end Tom Pinault from quarterback Keith Brown and one yard sneak by Brown. The Leland quarterback had two passes intercepted early in the game with one being run back 48 yards by Frank Alvarez for Branham’s only score.

IV. PACIFIC GROVE (8-1-1)(MTAL) def. SOQUEL (9-1)(MBL), 51-33, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 29 -- Gary Nair scored five touchdowns as Pacific Grove outscored Soquel before 8,000 fans. Nair tallied on runs of 6, 71, 18, and 1 yards and was on the receiving end of a 63-yard pass play from quarterback Bobby Pappas. Nair had 190 yards on 24 carries.

Semifinals:

LELAND def. MITTY, 26-19, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 6 -- Quarterback Keith Brown shrugged off a determined Mitty pass rush and tossed Leland to victory before 9,500 spectators. Brown completed a brilliant night with 15 completions in 23 attempts for 276 yards and three touchdowns. Ed Buller caught seven passes for 99 yards, including the first Charger score. Mitty, paced by fullback Paul Jones, put together a 74-yard drive in the fourth quarter to take a 19-18 lead, but Leland went 67 yards on Brown’s passes to win the game. Jones had 181 yards in 41 attempts and two scores in a losing cause for the Monarchs.

AWALT def. PACIFIC GROVE, 26-8, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 7 -- Awalt escaped with a victory in a game marred by turnovers. A crowd of 5,100 witnessed seven interceptions which cut down likely scoring drives. Each team scored the first time it had the ball but Awalt put the game away finally in the fourth quarter. A tough Awalt defense held Pacific Grove ace, Gary Nair, to two yards rushing in the second half. Quarterback Terry Martin passed for three of the four Awalt scores.

Final:

AWALT def. LELAND, 21-14, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 13 -- Quarterback Terry Martin passed for 298 yards as Awalt nipped Leland. The crowd of 12,500 saw Martin complete 21 of 38 passes including a 22-yarder to tight end John Doyel for the winning score late in the fourth quarter. Doyel caught two other passes in the 58-yard drive. Martin plunged over for the first Awalt score and passed six yards to Owen Halliday for the second. Leland’s final chance to pull out a win or tie was stopped when Awalt noseguard Doug Schmitz sacked Brown on fourth down as time was running out.

AWALT 0 14 0 7 21
LELAND 6 0 0 8 14

AW LE
0 6 Brown (4, run) (pass failed)
7 6 Martin (1, run) (Stott kick)
14 6 Halliday (6, pass from Martin) (Stott kick)
14 14 Brown (1, run) (Buller, pass from Brown)
21 14 Doyel (22, pass from Martin) (Stott kick)

1975

Only six leagues took part in the fourth annual playoffs with the West Valley, Monterey Bay and Mission Trails leagues joining the North and Mid-Peninsula circuits on the sidelines. The WVAL skipped the tournament because it interfered with traditional Thanksgiving Day rivalries. Two at-large teams were selected so there would be an eight-team field. Three unbeaten teams -- Santa Teresa, Leland and Monta Vista -- shared the favorites’ role going into the playoffs.

First round:

MONTA VISTA (9-0)(FL champ) def. WOODSIDE (8-2)(SPL champ), 28-7, at Foothill College, Nov. 29 -- Monta Vista scored early through the air and then relied on its patented ground game to crush Woodside. Quarterback Rusty McDonald and running back Gary Trapp hooked up on a 30-yard pass play in the first quarter. Chris Johansen, who led rushers with 97 yards, tallied twice for the Matadors on short plunges.

ST. FRANCIS (8-2)(WCAL runner-up) def. SANTA TERESA (10-0)(MHAL champ), 35-14, at Spartan Stadium Nov. 28 -- St. Francis surprised previously unbeaten Santa Teresa by scoring four touchdowns in the second half while holding the potent Saint offense in check. Mike Morze, St. Francis quarterback, attempted only three passes but completed all of them for 119 yards in clutch situations. Morze also scored two Lancer touchdowns on short runs.

LELAND (10-0)(STAL champ) def. BELLARMINE (7-3)(WCAL champ), 9-3, at Spartan Stadium, Nov. 29 -- Leland, playing without injured quarterback Mark Laugenour, kept the ball on the ground and edged past Bellarmine. Both teams kicked second quarter field goals -- Bernie Way of the Bells booting one from the 17 and David Thompson of the Chargers kicking one from the 22. Leland won the game when it drove 62 yards in 16 plays after taking the second half kickoff.\

MOUNTAIN VIEW (6-4)(SCVAL champ) def. HOMESTEAD (8-1)(FL runner-up), 13-6, at Spartan Stadium, Nov. 26. -- Mountain View scored in each of the first two periods and then held on for the victory. Homestead moved within scoring distance four times in the second half, but the Eagle defense was up to the task. M.V. went 63 yards after taking the opening kickoff with Jeff Melenudo going over from the seven. Homestead came right back, moving 61 yards in four plays with Steve Guengrich passing to Jim Berglund on a 38-yard play for the score. The final touchdown for M.V. came with 49 seconds left in the half after a 74-yard march in eight plays with quarterback Dennis Mateo sneaking across from the two.

Semifinals:

MONTA VISTA def. ST. FRANCIS, 16-6, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 5 -- A field goal and a touchdown in the final quarter broke a tie and gave Monta Vista the win. Skip Scollan of the Matadors hit the 3-pointer from the 24 after a 78-yard drive. The next time Monta Vista had the ball, it moved 49 yards in seven plays with quarterback Rusty McDonald sneaking over from the one. Monta Vista scored in the first quarter on another McDonald one-yard sneak and St. Francis tied the game in the third quarter by marching 80 yards in 12 plays with Brad Wilkerson running the final 19.

MOUNTAIN VIEW def. LELAND, 14-8, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 6 -- Underdog Mountain View scored twice in the first half land then held on to upset favored Leland. Sophomore quarterback Dennis Mateo guided the Eagles, passing 26 yards to Steve Solte for one score and sneaking a yard for the other. Leland helped the Mountain View cause by turning the ball over six times. Leland scored early in the third quarter on a four-play, 43-yard drive after Mark Buller of the Chargers intercepted a pass. Fullback Charlie Todd went the final eight yards and also added the two-point conversion. Buller intercepted another pass on the next Mountain View offensive series, but Leland turned the ball over on downs after marching to the 19-yard line.

Final:

MOUNTAIN VIEW def. MONTA VISTA, 29-16, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 12 -- Giant-killer Mountain View won the title by upsetting previously unbeaten Monta Vista. Mountain View held a 14-13 halftime edge, fell behind 16-14 on a 34-yard Skip Scollan field goal, and then scored two quick touchdowns to clinch the victory. Jeff Melenudo, named the outstanding offensive back, scored the winning touchdown on a 37-yard screen pass from Dennis Mateo. The Eagles iced the game when Scott Hamilton picked up a Monta Vista fumble and rambled 57 yards on the final play of the third quarter. Mateo earlier passed for another M.V. score and plunged over from the three. It marked the second year that a school from the city of Mountain View had won the title.

MONTA VISTA 7 6 3 0 16
MTN. VIEW 7 7 15 0 29

MV1 MV2
0 7 Mateo (3, run) (Shaw kick)
7 7 Johansen (1, run) (Scollan kick)
7 14 Metcalf (10, pass from Mateo) (Shaw kick)
13 14 Teller (4, pass from McDonald) (kick failed)
16 14 Scollan (34, field goal)
16 22 Melenudo (37, pass from Mateo) (Melenudo, pass from Mateo)
16 29 Hamilton (57, fumble return) (Shaw kick)

MV1 is Monta Vista
MV2 is Mountain View

1976

The West Valley League rejoined the fold for the fifth annual tournament, bringing the number of participating leagues to seven. One at-large team, Santa Teresa of the Mt. Hamilton, filled out the field. There were three perfect record teams -- with two of them, Bellarmine and Los Altos, tangling in the first round. Saratoga also was undefeated.

First round:

LOS ALTOS (10-0)(SCVAL) def. BELLARMINE (10-0)(WCAL), 23-10, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 1 -- Los Altos, best known for a conservative attack, came out throwing early to catch Bellarmine off guard. It was a combination of Bryan Clark’s passing (7 of 13 for 141 yards), Doug Wilks’ running (24 carries for 111 yards and a touchdown) and Alan Goes’ three field goals (from 35, 26 and 29 yards) that spelled the difference for the Knights. Bellarmine scored first on a Ned McIvar field goal but couldn’t tally again until the final quarter.

SARATOGA (10-0)(DAL) def. BRANHAM (7-2-1)(WVAL), 23-13, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 2 -- Saratoga struck for three touchdowns the first three times it had the ball on Mike Heinrich to Steve Worman pass plays and then held on for the win. Saratoga drove 73 yards in six plays for its first score capped by a 10-yard pass from Heinrich to Worman. The Falcons went 53 yards in 11 plays for the second with Worman taking a six-yard pass from Heinrich. Saratoga then pushed 77 yards in seven plays for the for the final TD with Heinrich and Worman hooking up for 45 yards. Branham scored in the first and third quarters on Pat Marin’s two-yard run and Bill Tantillo’s nine-yard pass to Rick Tarter. Heinrich completed 9 passes in 19 attempts for 223 yards.

LELAND(9-1)(STAL) def. SANTA TERESA (8-1-1)(MHAL runner-up), 21-16, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 3 -- Leland’s vaunted defense intercepted three passes and recovered four fumbles to guide the Chargers past Santa Teresa. Leland scored on the second scrimmage play of the game when Jim Leeburn went 38 yards on a dive play. Rick Schaeffer made a great catch on an 18-yard pass from Mike Tomasello in the second quarter and then linebacker Dave Romana intercepted a Rich Campbell pass and sped 68 yards for the clinching touchdown in the third period. Campbell passed four yards to Brian Anderson for one Saint score and Terry Wiley added the other on a 12-yard run.\

HILL (9-1)(MHAL) def. WOODSIDE (5-2-1)(SPL), 1-0, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 4 -- After the two teams battled to a 0-0 tie in regulation time, Hill won a California tie-breaker to advance to the semifinals. Tackle George Achica of Hill broke through to down Jim Ciampi for a six-yard loss on the deciding play of the tie-breaker. Hill played without quarterback Jack Overstreet who was ill. A linebacker, a wide receiver and a place-kicker took turns filling in at quarterback, most plays being run from short punt formation.

Semifinals:

SARATOGA def. LOS ALTOS, 31-13, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 10 -- Mike Heinrich threw two TD passes to Steve Worman and Dave Cullinane powered for two more scores as Saratoga won a surprisingly easy victory. It was the first loss of the season for Los Altos which did not score until Saratoga was ahead, 28-0. Cullinane went seven yards for the first score and Heinrich pitched eight yards to Worman before the first quarter was over. Worman took a 19-yard pass from Heinrich in the second stanza and Cullinane plunged three yards in the third. After Alan Goes caught a 22-yard pass from Bryan Clark, Saratoga kicked a field goal. Los Altos capped the scoring with Clark passing 23 yards to Bruce Fernandez.

LELAND def. HILL, 7-6, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 11 -- Mike Tomasello threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Rich Schaeffer and then kicked the extra point with 2:05 left in the game to give Leland the win. Although backed up against their own goal most of the second half, the Chargers took advantage of two Hill fumbles to take possession deep in Hill territory and scored in two plays. Hill had scored with 53 seconds remaining in the first half on a 37-yard interception by Mervyn Fernandez. The extra point try, which proved to be the winning margin, sailed wide.

Final:

SARATOGA def. LELAND, 17-3, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 17 -- Saratoga climaxed a perfect season by scoring in the final two minutes of both halves and added a field goal in between. Leland’s defense stopped the rush but QB Mike Heinrich completed 10 passes in 19 attempts for 143 yards. Dan Leader scored the first touchdown on a one-yard run and Heinrich carried the other one over from the one. Tim Linerud added a 28-yard field goal. Leland’s only score was a 29-yard field goal by Eric Johnson after an 80-yard march. It marked the second time Saratoga had defeated Leland during this season.

SARATOGA
0 7 3 7 17
LELAND
0
3
0
0
3
SARATOGA LELAND  
7
0
Leader (1, run) (Linerud, kick)
7
3
Johnson (29, field goal)
10
3
Linerud (28, field goal)
17
3
Henirich (1,run) (Linerud, kick)

1977

The field was increased to 16 teams for the sixth annual playoffs with 11 of the 12 leagues in the section participating. Only the West Valley League -- citing a conflict with traditional Thanksgiving Day league games -- did not enter. To fill out the field, five at-large teams were selected. Competition was held on a regional basis.

There were only two undefeated teams -- Carlmont and Wilcox -- entering play.

First round:

I. ST. FRANCIS (8-1-1)(WCAL champ) def. HALF MOON BAY (9-1)(NPL co-champ), 14-0, at South San Francisco, Nov. 24 -- St. Francis scored the first time it had possession in each half and that proved to be enough. The Lancers marched 68 yards after taking the opening kickoff with Mike Hammond getting the last yard. St. Francis also scored early in the third quarter on a John Giagiari to Bill Malcolm pass for 20 yards.

I. HILLSDALE (6-3)(MPL champ) def. TERRA NOVA (9-1)(NPL co-champ), 22-20, at Burlingame, Nov. 26 -- Hillsdale surprised on the strength of a 27-yard field goal by Mike Viarengo in the fourth quarter.

II. HOMESTEAD (7-1-1)(DAL champ) def. CARLMONT (9-0)(SPL champ), 30-21, at Foothill College, Nov. 23 -- Homestead overcame a 21-0 halftime deficit. Dan Cordova, who had 106 yards rushing on 20 carries, scored on runs of 3, 12 and 4 yards. The winning tally, however, was registered by defensive lineman Jerry Brooks who took a fumbled ball out of the air and went 75 yards to put the Mustangs in the lead.

II. WOODSIDE (7-2)(SPL runner-up) def. WILCOX (10-0)(SCVAL champ), 21-14, at Foothill College, Nov. 26 -- Tony Thompson dashed 44 and 30 yards for second half touchdowns to propel Woodside. Phil Lansford scored first for Wilcox on a one-yard run and brother Jody tallied in the fourth quarter on a 9-yard pass from Tim Makela.

III. LIVE OAK (9-1)(STL champ) def. OAK GROVE (9-1)(MHL runner-up), 28-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 23 -- Live Oak scored on its first four possessions. Tim Ginther, who had 123 yards in nine carries in the first half, scored on runs of 57 and 35 yards. Rick Price ran an intercepted pass back 74 yards for a third score and Joe Schulter ran 37 yards for the final TD.

III. HILL (9-1)(MHAL champ) def. LELAND (9-1)(STAL runner-up), 20-6, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26 -- Hill scored twice in the fourth quarter to break a 6-6 deadlock. Ernie Gonzales plunged over from the one with 6:29 left in the game to put the Falcons ahead to stay and the Falcons added an insurance touchdown on a pass from Jack Overstreet to Mervyn Fernandez. Leland scored first, marching 80 yards with Charlie Shea breaking loose off the right side for 42 yards and the score.

IV. NORTH SALINAS (7-2)(MBL runner-up) def. SOQUEL (6-3)(SCCAL champ), 34-6, at Santa Cruz, Nov. 23 -- Del Rodgers rushed for 191 yards and three touchdowns to spark North Salinas’ win. Rodgers’ runs were for 29, 72 and 39 yards. The Vikings added other scores on a Mike Agraan eight-yard run and a 23-yard pass from Agraan to Mike Pond.

IV. SALINAS (7-1)(MBL champ) def. PACIFIC GROVE (9-1)(MTAL champ), 28-0, at Gonzales, Nov. 25 -- Salinas scored in each quarter as Bruce Farr tallied on a two-yard run, John Felice ran a fumble back three yards, Steve Royal banged two yards and Peter Agee went four yards for the touchdowns. The Cowboys attempted only one pass.

Quarterfinals:

I. ST. FRANCIS def. HILLSDALE, 14-0, at Burlingame, Dec. 2 -- For the ninth time in 12 games on the season, St. Francis shut out its opponent. Brian Hodge took a screen pass from John Giagiari and went 44 yards to give St. Francis a 6-0 lead in the second quarter. Bill Malcolm powered 11 yards in the third quarter for the other score. Hillsdale threatened only late in the game.

II. HOMESTEAD def. WOODSIDE, 26-8, at Buck Shaw Stadium, Dec. 3 -- Bill Pence sparked the Mustangs’ victory after the teams were tied 8-8 at halftime. Playing cornerback, Pence scooped up an errant Woodside pitchout and dashed 35 yards with the winning TD. On Homestead’s next possession, Pence (playing quarterback) engineered a 37-yard scoring drive for the insurance tally, going over himself from the one. Homestead chalked up a fourth-quarter TD on a four-yard run by Dan Cordova.

III. HILL def. LIVE OAK, 14-0, at Buck Shaw Stadium, Dec. 2 -- The Falcons struck for two third-quarter touchdowns, scoring on their first possession of the second half when Ernie Gonzales went two yards to climax a six-play, 47-yard drive. Hill struck again the next time it had the ball, traveling 79 yards in eight plays with Sope Faga taking a Jack Overstreet pass for 22 yards and the insurance score. Overstreet completed 11 of 21 passes for 127 yards.

IV. NORTH SALINAS def. SALINAS, 14-8, at Salinas High, Dec. 3 -- Del Rodgers broke loose for two touchdowns in the final quarter to give the Vikings the win. Rodgers dashed 58 yards for the first score but a two-point conversion try miss left North Salinas behind, 8-6. With 3:17 left, Rodgers took a Salinas punt and returned it 66 yards for the clinching score. Salinas had tallied in the first quarter on an eight-yard Pete Agee run.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. HOMESTEAD, 14-8, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 9 -- Joe Giagiari threw two second half touchdown passes to Bob Montalvo. The Lancers missed a shutout when Homestead scored with 38 seconds remaining on a Bill Pence to Gary Waterfield pass. St. Francis tallied in the third quarter when Giagiari hit Montalvo on a fourth-and-six play for 30 yards. Giagiari and Montalvo hooked up for 61 yards on the first play of the final period.

NORTH SALINAS def. HILL, 35-15, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 10 -- Del Rodgers carried 20 times for 240 yards and two touchdowns as the Vikings won easily. Rodgers went 62 and 24 yards for the first and third North Salinas scores. In between, Mike Agraan passed six yards to Charlie Garcia. Hill narrowed the count on Mervyn Fernandez’ 29-yard pass from Jack Overstreet, but North Salinas quickly added two more.

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. NORTH SALINAS, 6-3, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 16 -- Bill Malcolm’s three-yard dive for a TD with 9:43 left in the game provided the Lancers with the win. St. Francis drove 77 yards in 12 plays for the winner, the only time it had the ball in North Salinas’ territory. The losers had dominated the game, but managed only a 36-yard field goal by Steve Raine in the second quarter. Gavin Carr saved the game for the Lancers, intercepting a Mike Agraan pass in the end zone with 1:36 left.

ST. FRANCIS
0 0 0 6 6
NO. SALINAS
0
3
0
0
3
ST. FRANCIS NO SALINAS  
0
3
Raine (36, field goal)
6
3
Malcom (3, run) (kick failed)

1978

For the first time, all 12 leagues in the section took part in the playoffs. Sixteen teams were entered in the seventh annual tourney with undefeated Peterson a slight favorite. Oak Grove and St. Francis, each with one loss, were ranked as solid contenders. Competition was on a regional basis with four at-large teams, one from each region, chosen to fill out the field.

First round:

I. HILLSDALE (7-2)(MPL champ) def. SERRA (7-3)(WCAL runner-up), 14-0, at San Mateo, Nov. 23 -- Hillsdale’s defense used a blocked punt and an intercepted pass for both touchdowns. Mike Matisi blocked the punt, which Mark Cleaver recovered in the end zone, and also picked off the Serra pass and scampered 35 yards for the score.

I. ST. FRANCIS (9-1)(WCAL champ) def. SERRAMONTE (5-4-1)(NPL champ), 29-6, at Burlingame, Nov. 24 -- St. Francis scored in the first half on Doug Derner’s 32-yard pass interception runback and John Giagiari’s 60-yard pass play to Karl Broussard. Craig Checklenis added a 33-yard field goal. The Lancers scored twice in the fourth quarter to ice the game on Giagiari’s one-yard run and Tom Neylan’s 53-yard scamper.

II. PETERSON (10-0)(SCVAAL champ) def. MONTA VISTA (7-2(DAL champ), 21-0, at Foothill College, Nov. 24 -- After Monta Vista held the ball for most of the first quarter, Peterson scored a touchdown in each of the final three periods. The Pirates tallied first on Ben Bennett’s 23-yard aerial to Ed Smith 10 seconds before halftime. Peterson’s Scott Campbell rambled 42 yards in the third quarter for an insurance score and then added a one-yard TD run in the final period.

II. LOS ALTOS (9-1)(SCVAL runner-up) def. CARLMONT (5-4)(SPL champ), 4-3, at Sunnyvale, Nov. 25 -- After the teams wound up in a 3-3 tie in regulation time, Los Altos won the tie-breaker. Carlmont’s Mark Sample kicked a 37-yard field goal in the first quarter, but Los Altos’ Jacques De Bra equalized with a 36-yard three-pointer 6:49 from the end of the game.

III. OAK GROVE (10-1)(MHAL champ) def. LOS GATOS (8-2)(WVAL champ), 34-29, at San Jose City College, Nov. 24 -- Oak Grove had to score twice in the final period to overtake Los Gatos. Don Lello’s four-yard touchdown jaunt with less than two minutes remaining proved to be the winner. Los Gatos had scored in each period on touchdown runs of 2, 1 and 1 by Jeff Petulla; Bob Brock’s 73-yard pass reception and Kent Gerber’s 24-yard field goal. Trailing 29-20, Oak Grove scored on Dan Craig’s 13-yard run before the game-winner.

III. LIVE OAK (8-1-1)(STAL champ) def. INDEPENDENCE (8-2-1)(MHAL runner-up), 33-0, at San Jose City College, Nov. 25 -- Live Oak broke a scoreless tie with 27 points in the second quarter and coasted. Independence fumbles set up the first two TD’s with Mark Singleton and Joe Schulter each scoring from two yards out. Tim Holcomb returned an intercepted pass 26 yards for the third tally and Schulter scored the fourth on a 43-yard pass from Singleton after Independence inadvertently blocked one of its own punts.

IV. SEASIDE (8-0)(MBL champ) def. GONZALES (7-3)(MTAL champ), 14-0, at Gonzales, Nov. 24 -- Undefeated Seaside rolled past the hosts on Mike Scott’s two touchdowns -- a 55-yard run in the first quarter and a 17-yard scamper in the final period.

IV. MONTEREY (8-1)(MBL runner-up) def. APTOS (6-2)(SCCAL champ), 36-9, at Salinas, Nov. 25 -- Monterey scored in each quarter with Brian Lackey tallying twice on runs of three yards and Mike Aldrete scored on a one-yard run and passed 34 yards to Bob Kelly.

Quarterfinals

I. ST. FRANCIS def. HILLSDALE, 33-6, at Burlingame, Dec. 1 -- The Lancers broke the game open with a 19-point outburst in the final quarter. Hillsdale had battled St. Francis on even terms until that time, trailing only 7-0 at halftime and 14-6 after three quarters. Two St. Francis scores came on passes from Joe Giagiari to Joe LaVelle for 40 and 43 yards. Mike Hammond, Tom Neylan and Dave Sweeney added TD on runs of 9, 5, 1 yards, respectively. Hillsdale’s score was a one-yard run in the third quarter by Charlie Brown.

II. LOS ALTOS def. PETERSON, 17-14, at Foothill College, Dec. 2 -- The Knights avenged their only loss of the season by stunning top-rated Peterson on Jacques De Bra’s 23-yard field goal with no time left on the clock. Peterson had scored first on Scott Campbell’s one-yard run, but Los Altos equalized before halftime on Scott Steindorf’s six-yard pass. Peterson went ahead on Ben Bennett’s 21-yard pass to Ed Smith and Los Altos tied it on Bill Richards’ 10-yard run, setting up the winning field goal.

III. OAK GROVE def. LIVE OAK, 32-6, at San Jose City College, Dec. 1 -- Oak Grove scored three touchdown’s in the fourth quarter after leading only 12-6 at that point. The Eagles’ defense scored two of the late touchdowns with Mark Ackernecht sprinting 102 yards untouched with an intercepted pass for the final tally. Al Floyd started the fourth period rally by going nine yards on a fumble recovery. Live Oak fumbled four times and had two passes intercepted.

IV. MONTEREY def. SEASIDE, 16-14, at Salinas, Dec. 2 -- After trailing 14-0 at halftime, Monterey took advantage of a pair of second half opportunities. Seaside dominated the opening half, marching 61 yards in 12 plays for the first TD. Mike Scott broke loose on a 67-yarder and the second score. Monterey got one break when Seaside was slapped with back-to-back penalties and the Dors tallied in six plays, John Thomas going the final six on a pass from Mike Aldrete. In the fourth quarter, Seaside fumbled on its 27 and Monterey moved in. Brian Lackey plunged the final yard. Aldrete passed for one conversion and ran the other across for the margin of victory.

Semifinals:

OAK GROVE def. LOS ALTOS, 45-12, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 8 -- Oak Grove chalked up 29 points in the second quarter and rolled to the easy win. Dan Olivier rushed for 145 yards in 19 carries with two touchdowns -- both from 15 yards out. Dan Craig scored twice on one-yard plunges. The Eagles’ defense intercepted five passes with Al Floyd returning one 37 yards and a touchdown. Los Altos partisans could cheer only Bill Waggoner’s 85-yard kickoff return for a TD to open the second half.

ST. FRANCIS def. MONTEREY, 22-14, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 9 -- On the game’s first scrimmage play, Greg French swept end for 70 yards and a score for St. Francis. Monterey immediately fumbled on its 32 and it took the Lancers five plays before Tom Neylan pushed over from the one-yard-line and a 15-0 score after 3˝ minutes. Monterey came back to within one point on two Mike Aldrete to Robert Kelley TD passes, but St. Francis marched the length of the field in the third quarter to ice the win. Monterey lost scoring chances with Aldrete twice missing wide-open receivers in the end zone.

Final:

OAK GROVE def. ST. FRANCIS, 52-7, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 15 -- Defensive-minded St. Francis had allowed only 62 points in the previous 13 games but were no match for the Eagles’ offense. Oak Grove held a slim, 12-7, lead on Dan Olivier’s seven-yard run and Mark Ackernecht’s 57-yard fumble return when the flood gates opened in the second quarter. Oak Grove scored 20 unanswered points on Marty Mornhinweg’s three-yard run; Olivier’s five-yard dash and Rodney Smith’s 14-yard interception return. The Eagles then scored another 20 points in the second half to complete the romp. Olivier, voted the game’s outstanding back, had 132 yards in six carries.

ST. FRANCIS
0 7 0 0 7
OAK GROVE
12
20
14
6
52
OAK GROVE ST. FRANCIS  
6
0
Olivier (7,run) (kick failed
12
0
Ackernecht (57, fumble recovery) (pass failed)
12
7
Neylan (3, run) (Checklenis kick)
20
7
Mornhinweg (3 run) (Floyd, pass from Mornhinweg)
26
7
Olivier (5, run) (pass failed)
32
7
Smith (14, interception returne) (kick failed)
39
7
Klinkhammer (10, pass from Mornhinweg) ( Olivier Kick)
46
7
Beck (24, run) (Olivier kick)
52
7
Smith (recovered fumble in end zone) (kick blocked)

1979

The format was the same as in 1978 with all 12 league champions participating plus four at-large teams, one from each region. Undefeated Oak Grove was rated the pre-playoff favorite with Saratoga, also 10-0, given the best chance to upset the defending champs.

First round:

I. ST. FRANCIS (7-3)(WCAL runner-up) def. BURLINGAME (7-2)(MPL champ), 17-0, at Burlingame High, Nov. 23 -- St. Francis scored both touchdowns in the first half on 51 and 75-yard drives and made it stand up. Tom Neylan went four yards for the first score and Doug Derner took a 35-yard pass from Mike Naki for the second. Bill Leonard, who kicked both conversions, completed the scoring with a 17-yard field goal in the final quarter.

I. BELLARMINE (8-2)(WCAL champ) def. JEFFERSON (6-2)(NPL champ), 20-13, at Burlingame High, Nov. 24 -- After playing some of its worst football of the season, Bellarmine recovered with 22 seconds left in the game as Matt Ramirez dove over the goal from the three-yard line to break a 13-13 tie. Jefferson, taking advantage of four Bellarmine turnovers, held a 13-0 halftime edge. Two key plays were Rich Martig’s 21-yard TD pass to Steve Walson on fourth-and-12 and Dave Ambrosini’s pass interception return to the Jefferson 17 to set up the score that tied the game.

II. HOMESTEAD (7-2)(DAL runner-up) def. WOODSIDE (7-2)(SPL champ), 20-14, at Sequoia High, Nov. 23 -- Outplayed for most of the first half, Homestead converted two turnovers into two quick touchdowns in the third quarter. The teams were tied 7-7 at halftime but Woodside fumbled on the first scrimmage play of the second half on its own 24 and Homestead scored nine plays later on Rick Otis’ five-yard pass from Dave Johnson. Six plays later, Todd DalPorto intercepted a Woodside pass on the Wildcat 35. In eight plays, Otis scored the winner from the four. Both Woodside TD passes were from Doug Samuels to his brother, James.

II. SARATOGA (10-0)(DAL champ) def. PETERSON (8-2)(SCVAL champ), 10-7, at Foothill College, Nov. 24 -- Tim Rafalovich accounted for all the winners’ points on a 20-yard field goal, a 63-yard reception of a pass and an extra point. His field goal, the deciding margin of the defensive struggle, came just 2:04 into the game.

III. LIVE OAK (7-2)(STAL champ) def. WESTMONT (8-1-1)(WVAL champ), 21-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 23 -- After the teams battled on even terms for most of the game, Live Oak took advantage of a fumbled punt to score the decider. Both teams moved the ball well but turnovers kept the score down. Live Oak recovered the fumbled punt on the Westmont 15 and scored with 1:45 left in the game after the Acorns had spurned a field goal attempt on fourth-and-three on the eight. Dennis Loo got the first down and then John Barrett scored the winner on the next play.

III. OAK GROVE (10-0)(MHAL champ) def. CAMPBELL (7-1-2)(WVAL runner-up), 48-12, at San Jose City College, Nov. 24 -- The Eagles completely dominated in Campbell’s last-ever football game. Oak Grove scored 16 points in the first quarter and 24 in the second. Quarterback Marty Mornhinweg, playing only in the first half, threw three touchdown passes. Running back Tony Keith scored two TDs while gaining 104 yards. Both Campbell touchdowns came on kickoff returns by John Simpson and Wade Allison.

IV. NORTH SALINAS (8-0-1)(MBL champ) def. SOQUEL (6-4)(SCCAL), 34-0, at Salinas High, Nov. 23 -- North Salinas was sparked by the running of Anthony Toney and Donnie Johnston and the passing of Danny Teresa and John Horsley. Johnston scored the first three Viking touchdowns on runs of 5, 7 and 1 yards. Toney romped 61 yards to set up the first TD. Two of Soquel’s four fumbles led to North Salinas scores.

IV. SALINAS (8-0-1)(MBL runner-up) def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (9-0) (MTAL champ), 14-0, at Gonzales High, Nov. 24 -- The victors scored their 14 points in the second quarter and made them stand up for the win. Steve Long tallied on a 36-yard run and Brian Trayford galloped seven yards just before halftime for the only scoring. The Condors’ closest chance came in the second period when a pass was dropped in the end zone and a 26-yard field goal was missed.

Quarterfinals:

I. ST. FRANCIS def. BELLARMINE, 6-0, at San Jose City College, Dec. 1 -- Turning back drive after drive, St. Francis’ defense prevailed. The Lancers stopped the running attack of Matt Ramirez and the passing offense of Rich Martig when it counted -- deep in their own territory. St. Francis’ defense set up the only score -- Doug Derner intercepting a pass on the Bell 37. Tom Neylan scored from the one with 27 seconds left in the half after a Mike Naki to Greg Welch pass ate up most of the yardage.

II. SARATOGA def. HOMESTEAD, 33-7, at Foothill College, Nov. 30 -- The Falcons blitzed the Mustangs with three TDs in the first 7:49. Saratoga’s first drive ended in the end zone on a Lindsay Megg 13-yard pass to Jeff Sloan. When Homestead fumbled moments later, Kevin Ruf scooped up the ball and trotted 31 yards for a 13-0 lead. Homestead also fumbled on its next offensive play and the Falcons quickly made it count on Mike Economy’s six-yard run. Economy later added a 59-yard touchdown run.

III. OAK GROVE def. LIVE OAK, 28-17, at San Jose City College, Nov. 30 -- Undefeated Oak Grove had to struggle as Live Oak dominated the first half but could score only on Chip Carrion’s 38-yard field goal. Oak Grove chalked up two quick TD’s in the third quarter when Jeff Dean went 86 yards with the second half kickoff and Tony Keith romped 69 yards from scrimmage. Twice in the final quarter, Live Oak scored only to have Oak Grove respond with TDs to maintain the winning margin.

IV. SALINAS def. NORTH SALINAS, 52-25, at Salinas High, Nov. 30 -- After a barnburner first half that saw seven touchdowns, Salinas shut out its cross-town rival in the second half. The losers held a 25-22 intermission edge on TD passes of 62, 36, 6 and 66 from Danny Teresa. The Vikings ace was stopped in the final two periods, however, as the Cowboys scored four touchdowns. Mitch Mathews tallied twice for Salinas on runs and Tim Bryggman caught two TD passes from Doug Oehler.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. SARATOGA, 10-0, at San Jose City College, Dec. 7 -- Three part-time players were the big guns for St. Francis. Jim Friedl, a reserve back, went 23 yards on a reverse with 1:10 left in the first half for the only touchdown. Craig Checklenis, who shared seasonal place-kicking duties, booted a 37-yard field goal that clinched the victory with 1:21 left in the game. Just before the field goal, reserve defensive back Mike Scofield’s interception halted Saratoga’s potential game-tieing drive. Saratoga out-gained St. Francis 244-126, but the Lancers’ defense stiffened when the goal was threatened.

SALINAS def. OAK GROVE, 32-29, at San Jose City College, Dec. 8 -- Javier Leal booted a 22-yard field goal with no time left on the clock to give Salinas the upset win. The teams traded touchdowns in the opening quarter and each scored two TDs in the second with Oak Grove holding a 22-21 edge because of a two-point conversion. Oak Grove controlled the third period and pushed the score to 29-21. Salinas, however, evened the count at 29-29 with 6:51 left on a touchdown and two-point conversion, setting up the winning field goal. Marty Mornhinweg scored twice for Oak Grove and passed for a third. Mitch Mathews tallied twice for the winners.

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. SALINAS, 23-22, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 14 -- St. Francis, playing in its third straight title game, scored with eight seconds left in the game. The Lancers came from behind twice but things looked dim when Salinas’ Mitch Mathews scored from the two-yard line to cap a 78-yard drive with 1:25 left. St. Francis was not to be denied, however, and Mike Naki completed passes of 17, 20 and 19 yards to set up his 17-yarder to Jim Friedl for the touchdown. Bill Leonard booted the winning extra point. Mathews had 107 yards in 20 carries for Salinas while Naki completed 10 of 14 passes for 153 yards for St. Francis.

ST. FRANCIS
0 7 6 10 23
SALINAS
0
7
7
6
22
ST. FRANCIS SALINAS  
7
0
Hynes (8, pass from Naki) (pass failed)
7
8
Trayford (43, pass from Oehler) (Bryggman, pass from Oehler)
13
8
Neylan (3, run) (pass failed)
13
16
Long (2, run) (Trayford, run)
16
16
Checklenis (37, field goal)
16
22
Mathews (2, run) (pass failed)
23
22
Friedl (17, pass from Naki) (Leonard, kick)

1980

NATIONAL DIVISION

METRO DIVISION

CONTINENTAL DIVISION

A new format was introduced for the ninth annual playoffs with three divisions -- National (comprised of the four top-rated football leagues), Metro (made up of the four mid-sized leagues) and Continental (containing the four smaller leagues). The top two teams from each league qualified. There was a four-way tie for first in the West Valley but Branham and Los Gatos received the nod because they were 2-1 against the other contenders. Branham was No. 1 because it defeated Los Gatos. Undefeated Saratoga was the choice in the National Division, Live Oak was picked for the Metro, but the Continental was rated a tossup.

NATIONAL DIVISION 80

First round:

SARATOGA (10-0)(DAL champ) def. SANTA TERESA (6-3)(MHAL runner-up), 26-8,
at Fremont High, Nov. 21.

OAK GROVE (7-2)(MHAL champ) def. GILROY (7-2-1)(MBL runner-up), 50-7,
at Los Gatos High, Nov. 21.

NORTH SALINAS (6-1-2)(MBL champ) def. ST. FRANCIS (7-3)(WCAL runner-up), 24-19,
at Gilroy High, Nov. 22.

BELLARMINE (8-1-1)(WCAL champ) def. CUPERTINO (7-3)(DAL runner-up), 8-3,
at St. Francis High, Nov. 22.

Semifinals:

SARATOGA def. NORTH SALINAS, 38-13, at Foothill College, Nov. 28.

BELLARMINE def. OAK GROVE, 28-21, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29.

Final:

SARATOGA def. BELLARMINE, 17-7, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 5 -- After Bellarmine held a 7-0 halftime lead on Mike O’Donnell’s 13-yard pass to Russ Heissner, Saratoga took control in the second half. On the second play after the intermission, O’Donnell was caught in the end zone for a safety. Soon after, Rick Worman threw a seven-yard strike to Jeff Arrillaga and the Falcons were ahead to stay. They added a TD on Marko Trapani’s three-yard run and a 50-yard Arrillaga field goal.

SARATOGA
0 0 14 3 17
BELLARMINE
7
0
0
0
7
SARATOGA BELLARMINE  
0
7
Heissner (13, pass from O'Donnell) (Gastrousis kick)
2
7
O'Donnell tackled in end zone for a safety
8
7
Arrillaga (7, pass from Worman) (run failed)
14
7
Trapani (3, run) (kick failed)
17
7
Arrillaga (50, field goal)

METRO DIVISION 80

First round:

MOUNTAIN VIEW (9-1)(SCVAL champ) def. LOS GATOS (7-3)(WVAL No. 2 entry), 27-0,
at Wilcox High, Nov. 21.

BRANHAM (6-4)(WVAL No. 1 entry) def. MENLO-ATHERTON (7-3)(SPL runner-up), 19-6,
at Cupertino High, Nov. 21.

CARLMONT (8-1-1)(SPL champ) def. GUNDERSON (7-2)(STAL runner-up), 31-7,
at Sequoia High, Nov. 22.

LIVE OAK (9-1)(STAL champ) def. PALO ALTO (9-1) (SCVAL runner-up), 21-14,
at San Jose City College, Nov. 22.

Semifinals:

LIVE OAK def. BRANHAM, 41-28, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28.
CARLMONT def. MOUNTAIN VIEW, 25-24 (tie-breaker), at Foothill College, Nov. 29.

Final::

LIVE OAK def. CARLMONT, 28-14, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 6 -- Running back John Barrett led the Acorns by scoring two touchdowns and running up 91 yards in 22 carries. Although the final score didn’t indicate it, Live Oak dominated the game, holding a 14-7 halftime edge and moving to a 28-7 margin before Carlmont scored its second touchdown. Matt Loera also was outstanding for Live Oak, completing 8 of 16 passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns.

LIVE OAK
14 0 0 14 28
CARLMONT
7
0
0
7
14
LIVE OAK CARLMONT  
0
7
Pascua (8, pass from Capuzelo) (Hobbs kick)
7
7
Ramirez (33, pass from Loera) (Carrion kick)
14
7
Barrett (9, pass from Loera) (Carrion kick)
21
7
Barrett (1, run) (Carrion kick)
28
7
Loera (19, run) (Carrion kick)
28
14
Crusick (2, run) (Hobbs kick)

CONTINENTAL DIVISION 80

First round:

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (6-3-1)(NPL runner-up) def. HILLSDALE (6-2)
(MPL champ), 14-0, at Burlingame High, Nov. 21.

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (8-2)(MTAL champ) def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY (6-2-1)
(SCCAL runner-up), 28-12, at Gonzales High, Nov. 21.

TERRA NOVA (8-2)(NPL champ) def. CAPUCHINO (7-1)(MPL runner-up), 25-14,
at South San Francisco High, Nov. 22.

PALMA (6-3-1)(MTAL runner-up) def. SOQUEL (6-2-1)(SCCAL champ), 14-7,
at Cabrillo College, Nov. 22.

Semifinals:

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO def. TERRA NOVA, 19-12, at Burlingame High, Nov. 27.

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY def. PALMA, 25-7, at Gonzales High, Nov. 29.

Final:

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY, 17-7, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 6 -- Andy Fuimanono rumbled 39 yards for the clinching touchdown in another upset win for the Warriors. South San Francisco led at halftime, 10-7, on David Jackson’s 63-yard pass play to David Aina and Juan Alvarado’s 22-yard field goal. North Monterey County tallied in the second quarter on Ernie Vasquez’ 16-yard pass to Melvin Graham.

1981

NATIONAL DIVISION METRO DIVISION CONTINENTAL DIVISION

 The same format as the preceding year was used with three divisions -- National, Metro and Continental -- and the top two teams from each league qualifying. There were three ties for league championships with Mt. Pleasant getting the edge over Silver Creek in the Mount Hamilton; Mountain View being picked over Wilcox in the Santa Clara Valley and Westmont drawing a nod over Blackford in the West Valley -- all because of victories over their respective opponents during the regular season. Monta Vista was chosen as the No. 2 team in the De Anza League on a league rule after tieing Saratoga. Undefeated Bellarmine was the choice in the National Division while twice-beaten Live Oak was the pick in the Metro. The Continental was rated a tossup between three undefeated teams -- Hillsdale, Terra Nova and North Monterey County.

NATIONAL DIVISION 81

First round:

BELLARMINE (9-0)(WCAL champ) def. SALINAS (5-3-1)(MBL runner-up), 35-0,
at St. Francis High, Nov. 20.

MONTA VISTA (3-4-2)(DAL No. 2 entry) def. MT. PLEASANT (8-2)
(MHAL No. 1 entry), 13-12, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 20.

ST. FRANCIS (9-1)(WCAL runner-up) def. LYNBROOK (5-4)(DAL champ), 24-7,
at Foothill College, Nov. 21.

SILVER CREEK (9-1)(MHAL No. 2 entry) def. GILROY (7-3)(MBL champ), 7-3,
at Live Oak High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

MONTA VISTA def. SILVER CREEK, 24-8, at San Jose City College, Nov. 27.

BELLARMINE def. ST. FRANCIS, 17-7, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28.

Final:

BELLARMINE def. MONTA VISTA, 7-3, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 5 -- The Bells scored on the game’s opening drive and then held on for the win. After Steve Machado returned the opening kickoff 31 yards, Bellarmine moved 60 yards in 14 plays with Tom Racanelli running the ball in from the three. Monta Vista, which out-gained Bellarmine 228-193, was able to get only a field goal of 20 yards by John Krzich late in the third quarter. The Matadors, however, threatened to score on three occasions in the final quarter but the Bell defense held on the five and twice on the one-yard line.

BELLARMINE
7 0 0 0 7
MONTA VISTA
0
0
3
0
3
BELLARMINE MONTA VISTA  
7
0
Racanelli (3, run) (Gatrousis kick)
7
3
Krzich (20, field goal)

METRO DIVISION 81

First round:

WILCOX (6-2-1)(SCVAL No. 2 entry) def. WESTMONT (8-2)(WVAL No. 1 entry), 18-14, at
Los Gatos High, Nov. 20.

MOUNTAIN VIEW (6-2-1)(SCVAL No. 1 entry) def. GUNDERSON (9-1)(STAL runner-up), 23-20,
at Cupertino High, Nov. 20.

BLACKFORD (6-3)(WVAL No. 2 entry) def. CARLMONT (9-1)(SPL champ), 20-7, at
Sequoia High, Nov. 21.

LIVE OAK (7-2)(STAL champ) def. MENLO-ATHERTON (5-3-1)(SPL runner-up), 39-0,
at San Jose City College, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

BLACKFORD def. WILCOX, 6-0 (tie-breaker), at Cupertino High, Nov. 27.

LIVE OAK def. MOUNTAIN VIEW, 30-6, at Foothill College, Nov. 28.

Final:

LIVE OAK def. BLACKFORD, 26-20, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 4 -- Quarterback Matt Loera of the winners accounted for all four touchdowns in a see-saw battle. Loera passed for three scores and tallied what turned out to be the decider on a 38-yard scamper. Live Oak led 6-2 at halftime and each time the Acorns scored in the second half, Blackford came back immediately with six points of its own. The Braves failed on three two-point conversions, picking up their extra two points on a safety. Craig Carrion caught two scoring strikes from Loera for 18 and three yards while Chris Culver snagged the third for 22 yards. Blackford had a last-ditch chance to tie or win the game when Joe Lynam intercepted a pass on the Live Oak 21 with 3:40 left but the Braves couldn’t hit paydirt.

BLACKFORD
2 0 6 12 20
LIVE OAK
0
6
6
14
26
BLACKFORD LIVE OAK  
2
0
Safety: blocked punt rolled out of end zone.
2
6
Carrion (18, pass from Loera) (run failed)
2
12
Carrion (3, pass from Loera) (kick failed)
8
12
Elrod (89, kickoff return) (run failed)
8
19
Culver (22, pass from Loera) (Bejarano kick)
14
9
Alvarez (1, run) (run failed)
14
26
Loera (38, run) (Bejarano kick)
20
26
Ferdinandsen (58, pass from Alvarez) (pass failed)

CONTINENTAL DIVISION 81

First round:

TERRA NOVA (9-0-1)(NPL champ) def. SAN MATEO (7-2)(MPL runner-up), 24-6,
at South San Francisco High, Nov. 20.

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (8-0-1)(SCCAL champ) def. R.L. STEVENSON (7-1
(MTAL runner-up), 19-7, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 20.

HILLSDALE (9-0)(MPL champ) def. JEFFERSON (8-2)(NPL runner-up), 14-0,
at Burlingame High, Nov. 21.

KING CITY (8-1-1)(MTAL champ) def. APTOS (5-3-1)(SCCAL runner-up), 20-13,
at Gonzales High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY def. KING CITY, 26-0, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 27.

HILLSDALE def. TERRA NOVA, 12-7, at San Mateo High, Nov. 27.

Final:

HILLSDALE def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY, 14-0, at Burlingame High, Dec. 5 -- Hillsdale, which finished the season at 12-0, had 205 total yards to the Condors’ 106. The winners scored in the second quarter on Pete Scattini’s 8-yard pass to Robert Brown and on Robert Cattarin’s one-yard run in the final quarter. It was the second straight week Hillsdale had knocked a team from the unbeaten ranks.

1982  

DIVISION I DIVISION II NORTH DIVISION II SOUTH

 A new format was initiated for this season. Seven leagues were designated as the stronger football leagues and termed Division I. The winner and runner-up from each circuit along with the two best third-place teams qualified for the field of 16. The North Peninsula and Peninsula leagues advanced their champions and second-place finishers to the Division II-North playoff and the Santa Cruz Coast and Mission Trails Athletic leagues did the same for the Division II-South tournament. The CCS set up a point system to determine the at-large entries. Undefeated St. Francis was a lop-sided favorite to win Division I; San Mateo, also unbeaten, was the pick in Division II-North but Division II-South was a tossup.

DIVISION I 82
First round:

WILCOX (8-1)(SCVAL champ) def. WESTMONT (7-2)(WVAL runner-up), 27-8, at Wilcox High, Nov. 19.

MONTA VISTA (7-2-1)(DAL runner-up) def. INDEPENDENCE (9-1)(MHAL champ), 14-3, at Independence High, Nov. 19.

LOS ALTOS (5-3-1)(SCVAL runner-up) def. LOS GATOS (9-1)(WVAL champ), 21-14, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 20.

OAK GROVE (6-4)(MHAL No. 2 entry) def. SALINAS (9-0-1)(MBL No. 2 entry), 17-14, at Salinas, Nov. 19.

BELLARMINE (9-1)(WCAL runner-up) def. GUNDERSON (6-4)(STAL No. 1 entry), 23-9, t San Jose City College, Nov. 20.

SEASIDE (9-0-1)(MBL No. 1 entry) def. BLACKFORD (5-3-1)(WVAL at-large), 28-0, at Seaside High, Nov. 20.

SARATOGA (8-1)(DAL champ) def. WILLOW GLEN (5-5)(STAL No. 2 entry), 61-27, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 19.

ST. FRANCIS (10-0)(WCAL champ) def. NORTH SALINAS (7-3)(MBL at-large), 26-0, at St. Francis High, Nov. 20.

Quarterfinals:

BELLARMINE def. WILCOX, 7-6, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.

SARATOGA def. LOS ALTOS, 59-0, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 26.

SEASIDE def. MONTA VISTA, 38-14, at Seaside High, Nov. 27.

ST. FRANCIS def. OAK GROVE, 28-14, at St. Francis High, Nov. 27.

Semifinals:

SEASIDE def. BELLARMINE, 37-13, at Independence High, Dec. 3.

ST. FRANCIS def. SARATOGA, 23-14, at Independence High, Dec. 4

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. SEASIDE, 18-8, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 10 -- The Lancers completed an undefeated season when they contained quarterback Hazen Choates. All of the scoring came in the first half with Greg Calcagno passing six yards to Steve Schott for St. Francis and Choates hooking up for 32 yards with Pete Maiden for Seaside in the first quarter. Gary Dorsey added a field goal for St. Francis in the second canto and then the Lancers clinched the win two minutes before halftime by blocking a Spartan punt. Taking over on the one, Tyrone Gates scored on the first play.

SEASIDE

8

0

0

0

8

ST. FRANCIS

8

10

0

0

18

SEA

SF

 

0

8

Schott (6, pass from Calcagno) (Monnard, pass from Dorsey)

8

8

Maiden (32, pass from Choates) (Maiden, pass from Choates)

8

11

Dorsey (36, field goal)

8

18

Gates (1, run)(Dorsey, kick)

DIVISION II-NORTH 82

First round:

TERRA NOVA (9-1)(NPL champ) def. CARLMONT (9-1)(PAL runner-up), 17-8, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 18.

WESTMOOR (6-3)(NPL runner-up) def. SAN MATEO (10-0)(PAL champ), 21-6, at Burlingame High, Nov. 19.

Final:

TERRA NOVA def. WESTMOOR, 27-6, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 25 -- After giving up a touchdown on the second play of the game, Terra Nova romped in an all-NPL final. Westmoor went 91 yards in the first two plays of the game, but finished the game with only 81 total yards. After Kerry Threets’ 65-yard run put Westmoor on the board, Terra Nova scored on runs by Bill Byrne(8), Vance Velarde (17) and Kevin Hollins (2) plus a 15-yard pass from Byrne to Vince Lotti.

DIVISION II-SOUTH 82

First round:

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (5-2-1) (SCCAL No. 1 entry) def. PALMA (6-4)(MTAL runner-up), 30-6, at North Monterey County, Nov. 20.

KING CITY (8-2)(MTAL champ) def. APTOS (7-2)(SCCAL No. 2 entry), 31-10, at King City High, Nov. 20.

Final:

KING CITY def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY, 26-19, at King City, Nov. 26 -- John Wiley passed for two touchdowns and Marc Scaroni scored two for the winning Mustangs. Mario Guzman was on the receiving end of two TD passes from Gary Walker for the losing Condors. The score was tied 13-13 at halftime but King City jumped to a 26-13 edge in the final quarter after two plunges for touchdowns.

1983   

DIVISION I DIVISION II NORTH DIVISION II SOUTH

The format remained unchanged with 16 teams from seven leagues qualifying for Division I and four teams each being eligible for the Division II-North and Division II-South playoffs. St. Francis was a slight choice in Division I, but Salinas, Los Gatos and Bellarmine were considered very strong contenders. Hillsdale, Aragon and Jefferson looked nearly equal in the Division II-North while Division II-South was a tossup.

DIVISION I 83

First round:

BELLARMINE (9-1)(WCAL runner-up) def. GUNDERSON (7-2)(STAL champ), 28-0, t San Jose City College, Nov. 19.

SANTA CLARA (8-1)(SCVAL No. 2 entry) def. SALINAS (10-0)(MBL champ), 31-14, at Salinas High, Nov. 18.

OAK GROVE (9-1)(MHAL champ) def. LYNBROOK (8-2)(DAL at-large), 21-7, at Independence High, Nov. 18.

CUPERTINO (8-1)(DAL champ) def. DEL MAR (6-4)(WVAL No. 2 entry), 10-0, at Cupertino High, Nov. 19.

SARATOGA (7-2)(DAL No. 2 entry) def. WILCOX (8-0-1)(SCVAL champ), 21-7, at Wilcox High, Nov. 18.

ST. IGNATIUS (7-2-1)(WCAL at-large) def. LOS GATOS (9-0)(WVAL champ), 18-14, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 19.

SEASIDE (8-2)(MBL No. 2 entry) def. INDEPENDENCE (8-2)(MHAL No. 2 entry), 7-6, at Seaside High, Nov. 19.

ST. FRANCIS (9-0)(WCAL champ) def. WILLOW GLEN (6-3)(STAL No. 2 entry), 36-10, at St. Francis High, Nov. 18.

Quarterfinals

BELLARMINE def. SANTA CLARA, 21-7, at Independence High, Nov. 26.

OAK GROVE def. CUPERTINO, 14-12, at San Jose City College, Nov. 25.

SARATOGA def. ST. IGNATIUS, 10-7, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.

ST. FRANCIS def. SEASIDE, 35-0, at Independence High, Nov. 25.

Semifinals:

OAK GROVE def. BELLARMINE, 14-12, at Independence High, Dec. 2.

ST. FRANCIS def. SARATOGA, 16-0, at Independence High, Dec. 3.

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. OAK GROVE, 16-0, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 9 -- St. Francis won its 27th consecutive game and second straight CCS title. The Lancer defense keyed the win, holding Oak Grove to a minus 11 yards rushing. Only Shanon Mornhinweg’s 132 yards on 11 of 29 passes kept the statistics respectable. Oak Grove had only one first down in the first half and couldn’t get into St. Francis territory. The Eagles never were closer than St. Francis’ 43-yard line in the second half. With only 1:39 gone in the game, Tyrious Gates intercepted a Mornhinweg pass and went 14 yards for a touchdown. Before the end of the quarter, Tom Locatelli had connected with Kip Lewis on a 16-yard play for a 14-0 lead. The Lancers then added a safety in the second quarter. St. Francis went conservative in the second half, attempting only three passes.

OAK GROVE

0

0

0

0

0

ST. FRANCIS

14

2

0

0

16

SF

OG

 

7

0

Gates (14, pass interception) (DiBono kick)

14

0

Lewis (16, pass from Locatelli) (DiBono kick)

16

0

Safety: Scott Bernardo tackled in end zone by Tom DeFranco and Curt Brunetti.

DIVISION II-NORTH 83

First round:

JEFFERSON (8-2)(NPL champ) def. ARAGON (8-1-1)(PAL runner-up), 35-8, at South San Francisco High School, Nov. 18.

TERRA NOVA (5-3-2)(NPL runner-up) def. HILLSDALE (9-0-1)(PAL champ), 7-6, at Burlingame High, Nov. 18.

Final:

JEFFERSON def. TERRA NOVA, 24-6, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 24 -- Tyreese Knox raced 85 and 72 yards for touchdowns
early in the game for the winners.

DIVISION II-SOUTH 83

First round:

HARBOR (6-4)(SCCAL runner-up) def. CARMEL (6-4)(MTAL champ), 13-7, at Gonzales High, Nov. 19.

KING CITY (7-3)(MTAL runner-up) def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (6-3)(SCCAL champ), 17-14, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 18.

Final:

KING CITY def. HARBOR, 7-0, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 25. -- The two teams were scoreless until 2:27 left in the game when Mark Scaroni burrowed across from the two-yard line and Ken Baker added the extra point. Harbor took the ensuing kickoff and reached the King City 44-yard line before turning the ball over on downs.

1984   

DIVISION I

DIVISION II NORTH

DIVISION II SOUTH

The format remained the same with 16 teams from seven leagues competing in Division I and four teams each in Division II-South and Division II-North.   Oak Grove, rated the top team in the state at the time, was the pre-playoff favorite in Division I, but undefeated Los Gatos and Bellarmine were contenders. Hillsdale was the pick in Division II-North while Division II-South was rated a tossup.

DIVISION I 84

First round:

OAK GROVE (10-0)(MHAL champ) def. CUPERTINO (4-5)(DAL runner-up), 26-0, at Independence High, Nov. 16.

LOS GATOS (9-0)(WVAL champ) def. SEASIDE (8-2)(MBL No. 2 entry), 29-12, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 16.

ST. FRANCIS (6-2-1)(WCAL runner-up) def. GUNDERSON (7-1-1)(STAL No. 1 entry), 36-0, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 16.

NORTH SALINAS (6-2-1)(MBL No. 1 entry) def. PROSPECT (8-2)(WVAL runner-up), 18-17 (tiebreaker), at Salinas High, Nov. 16.

BELLARMINE (9-0)(WCAL champ) def. LELAND (4-6)(STAL No. 2 entry), 30-7, at San Jose City College, Nov. 17.

ST. IGNATIUS (7-1-1)(WCAL at-large) def. MILPITAS (7-2)(SCVAL champ), 19-7, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 17.

SARATOGA (7-2)(DAL champ) def. INDEPENDENCE (8-2)(MHAL runner-up), 10-0, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 17.

WILCOX (8-2)(SCVAL runner-up) def. SANTA TERESA (8-2)(MHAL at-large), 44-13, at Wilcox High, Nov. 17.

Qarterfinals:

OAK GROVE def. ST. IGNATIUS, 15-0, at Independence High, Nov. 24.

LOS GATOS def. WILCOX, 13-7, at San Jose City College, Nov. 24.

ST. FRANCIS def. SARATOGA, 10-3, at Independence High, Nov. 23.

BELLARMINE def. NORTH SALINAS, 41-7, at San Jose City College, Nov. 23.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. LOS GATOS, 20-14 (tiebreaker), at Independence High, Nov. 30.

BELLARMINE def. OAK GROVE, 21-14, at Independence High, Dec. 1.

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. BELLARMINE, 5-3, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 7 -- The Bells dominated the early portion of the game and picked up their only score on the first possession when Kevin Reinhard kicked a 39-yard field goal. Bellarmine allowed other scoring chances to slip away and gave up a safety in the third quarter when the ball was snapped out of the end zone on an attempted punt. The game-winner came with 6:51 left as Mike Zauner booted a 37-yard field goal. Defense was the name of the game with the Lancers having only 144 total yards and Bellarmine 120.

ST. FRANCIS

0

0

2

3

5

BELLARMINE

3

0

0

0

3

SF

BELL

 

0

3

Reinhard (39, field goal)

2

3

Safety: ball snapped through end zone

5

3

Zauner (37, field goal)

DIVISION II-NORTH 84
First round:

HILLSDALE (9-1)(PAL runner-up) def. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (6-4)(NPL No. 1 entry), 7-3, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 15.

JEFFERSON (9-1)(NPL No. 2 entry) def. ARAGON (9-1)(PAL champ), 28-6, at Sequoia, Nov. 16.

Final:

JEFFERSON def. HILLSDALE, 21-13, at San Mateo High, Nov. 22 -- Jefferson held only a 15-7 lead after three quarters but iced the game on Darrin Visarraga’s 14-yard TD. Hillsdale scored on Ted Erkan’s four straight pass completions but time ran out on the Knights.

DIVISION II-SOUTH 84
First round:

HOLLISTER (6-3-1)(MTAL runner-up) def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (8-1)(SCCAL champ), 35-20, at North Monterey County High School, Nov. 17.

SOQUEL (6-2)(SCCAL runner-up) def. PALMA (8-2)(MTAL champ), 14-7, at Salinas Municipal Stadium, Nov. 16.

Final:

HOLLISTER def. SOQUEL, 35-19, at Hollister High, Nov. 23 -- Tailback Eric Snyder raced for three touchdowns as the Haybalers won the title in their first-ever playoff appearance. Snyder’s runs were for 6, 45 and 5 yards. Bobby Verduzco passed for two Soquel scores.

1985   

DIVISION I DIVISION II SOUTH DIVISION II NORTH

There were no changes in the format -- 16 schools from seven leagues competing in Division I and four teams each taking part in Division II-South and Division II-North playoffs. Undefeated and top-ranked St. Francis, the three-time defending champion, was the pre-playoff favorite in Division I. Los Gatos and Oak Grove, each defeated once during the season, were considered the top challengers.

DIVISION I 85
First round:

LOS GATOS (8-1)(WVAL champ) def. BELLARMINE (6-3)(WCAL runner-up), 19-0, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 22.

LOS ALTOS (7-2-1)(SCVAL champ) def. NORTH SALINAS (7-3)(MBL at large), 15-7, at Foothill College, Nov. 23.

GILROY (8-2)(MBL No. 2 entry) def. GUNDERSON (9-0)(STAL champ), 27-24, at San Jose City College, Nov. 22.

INDEPENDENCE (7-2)(MHAL No. 2 entry) def. SARATOGA (7-2)(DAL champ), 20-17, at Cupertino High, Nov. 23.

ST. FRANCIS (9-0)(WCAL champ) def. SANTA CLARA (5-3-1)(SCVAL runner-up), 9-3, at St. Francis High, Nov. 22

.PROSPECT (9-1)(WVAL runner-up) def. WILLOW GLEN (7-3)(STAL runner-up), 20-8, at Independence High, Nov. 23.

OAK GROVE (9-1)(MHAL champ) def. BRANHAM (6-3)(WVAL at large), 8-3, at Independence High, Nov. 22.

MONTA VISTA (6-2-2)(DAL runner-up) def. LIVE OAK (7-3)(MBL No. 1), 24-15, at Live Oak High, Nov. 23.

Quarterfinals:

LOS GATOS def. LOS ALTOS, 27-15, at San Jose City College, Nov. 30.

GILROY def. INDEPENDENCE, 18-7, at Independence High, Nov. 29.

ST. FRANCIS def. PROSPECT, 22-16, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29.

MONTA VISTA def. OAK GROVE, 14-6, at Independence High, Nov. 30.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. MONTA VISTA, 3-0, at Independence High, Dec. 6.

LOS GATOS def. GILROY, 14-10, at Independence High, Dec. 7.

Final:

LOS GATOS def. ST. FRANCIS, 14-12, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 13 -- Jeff Borgese scored both Los Gatos touchdowns and blocked an attempted game-winning field goal. Borgese scored on runs of 6 and 15 yards in the second quarter. Sharing honors with him was linebacker Mike Scialabba who made several tackles and knocked down the conversion pass that would have knotted the game after the Lancers’ second score.

ST. FRANCIS

0

6

0

6

12

LOS GATOS

0

14

0

0

14

SF

LG

 

6

0

Wahl (21, run) (kick failed)

6
6

Borgese (6, run) (kick failed)

6

14

Borgese (15, run) (Scialabba, pass from Levitz)

6
14
Wilkes (1, run) (pass failed)

DIVISION II-NORTH 85
First round:

SAN MATEO (10-0)(PAL champ) def. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (8-1)(NPL runner-up), 35-0, at Burlingame High, Nov. 21.

ARAGON (9-1)(PAL runner-up) def. JEFFERSON (7-2)(NPL champ), 41-13, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 22.

Final:

SAN MATEO def. ARAGON, 19-14, at San Mateo High, Nov. 28 -- The winning Bearcats scored all 19 points in the second quarter -- TDS by Peter Tuipuloto (one-yard run), David Faber (37-yard pass from Randy Rubens) and Bob Whitehill (34-yard pass from Rubens) -- and made it stand up for the win. San Mateo stopped Aragon on a fourth-and-one situation on the one-yard line in the third quarter.

DIVISION II-SOUTH 85
First round:

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (8-2)(SCCAL No. 2 entry) def. PALMA (10-0)(MTAL champ), 14-9, at Salinas Municipal Stadium, Nov. 22.

HOLLISTER (5-4-1)(MTAL runner-up) def. SOQUEL (9-1)(SCCAL No. 1 entry), 30-7, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 23.

Final:

HOLLISTER def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY, 21-14, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 29 -- Hollister won its second consecutive crown but had to come from behind in the fourth quarter to pull it off. North Monterey County led, 14-7, when Kip Ward hit Frankie Perez on a 29-yard pass play and the score was tied on Sal Ornelas’ extra point. The winners pushed across the final TD with 2:24 left on Rudy Reyes’ two-yard run to climax a 77-yard drive.

1986   

DIVISION 1-4A

DIVISION I -3A

DIVISION II NORTH

DIVISION II SOUTH


A slightly different format was introduced. As before, 16 schools from seven leagues competed in Division I with four teams each taking part in Division II-North and Division II-South. However, after the 16 schools were selected for Division I, they were divided into eight-school 4A and 3A classifications based on a point system that took into account overall record, school enrollment, how the team fared the past three years in the playoffs and how the league for the particular school fared in the playoffs for the past three years. Undefeated Live Oak was seeded No. 1 in 4A with St. Francis, Bellarmine and Saratoga close challengers. Mountain View was a slight favorite in 3A.

DIVISION I-4A 86
First round:

BELLARMINE (7-2)(WCAL runner-up) def. SARATOGA (8-1)(DAL champ), 17-0, at San Jose City College, Nov. 21.

ST. FRANCIS (8-1)(WCAL champ) def. PIEDMONT HILLS (9-1)(MHAL No. 1 entry), 35-7, at St. Francis High, Nov. 22.

LIVE OAK (9-0)(MBL champ) def. WILLOW GLEN (8-2)(STAL at-large), 41-13, at Live Oak High, Nov. 21.

LOS GATOS (8-1)(WVAL runner-up) def. GUNDERSON (8-1)(STAL No. 1 entry), 17-14, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 22.

Semifinals:

LIVE OAK def. LOS GATOS, 52-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28.

BELLARMINE def. ST. FRANCIS, 3-0, at Independence High, Nov. 29.

Final:

BELLARMINE def. LIVE OAK, 23-22, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 6 -- After Live Oak, behind the running and passing of quarterback Dominic Bejarano, had taken a 22-10 edge in the third quarter, Bellarmine rallied for the win. Quarterback Mike Walker passed 11 yards to Mike Peckham late in the third canto and then 29 yards to Dan Cholowsky with 3:06 left in the game for the margin of victory. Bellarmine’s first score came on an eight-yard Walker to Peckham pass. Bejarano dominated the early play, completing 6 of 15 passes for 132 yards and one touchdown and running 11 times for 75 yards and another score. With 1:44 left in the game, the Bells’ Chris Dean intercepted a pass to stop a last-ditch Acorn drive.

BELLARMINE

3

7

7

6

23

LIVE OAK

0

13

9

0

22

BELL

LO

 

3

0

Kern (36, field goal)

3
7

O’Harrow (19, pass from Bejarano) (Kennedy kick)

3

13

O’Harrow (21, pass from B. Singleton) (kick failed)

10
13
Peckham (8, pass from Walker) (Kern kick)
10
19
Bejarano (29, run) (kick failed)
10
22
Kennedy (43, field goal)
17
22
Peckham (11, pass from Walker) (Kern kick)
23
22
Cholowsky (29, pass from Walker (run failed)

DIVISION I-3A 86
First round:

WILCOX (5-4)(SCVAL No. 2 entry) def. SEASIDE (8-2)(MBL runner-up), 15-14, at Seaside High, Nov. 21.

LEIGH (7-1-1)(WVAL champ) def. LYNBROOK (7-3)(DAL runner-up), 15-7, at Leigh High, Nov. 22.

LELAND (4-6)(STAL No. 2 entry) def. MOUNTAIN VIEW (9-1)(SCVAL champ), 31-26, at Wilcox High, Nov. 21.

OAK GROVE (6-4)(MHAL No. 2 entry) def. BRANHAM (6-2-1)(WVAL at-large), 21-0, at Independence High, Nov. 22.

Semifinals:

OAK GROVE def. LELAND, 13-10, at Independence High, Nov. 28.

WILCOX def. LEIGH, 17-8, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29.

Final:

OAK GROVE def. WILCOX, 28-14, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 5 -- Scoring touchdowns on its first three possessions -- on drives of 59, 68 and 84 yards -- Oak Grove held on for the win. Bill Rainey was the standout, catching five passes for 68 yards and two touchdowns and completing five passes in five attempts for 67 yards. After Brent Evans had passed nine yards to Lejon Guillory for the first score, Rainey caught a 39-yarder from Ted Robinson and a 21-yard pass from Evans. Leon Hawthorne of Oak Grove gained 135 yards in 21 carries.

WILCOX

0

7

0

7

14

OAK GROVE

14

7

7

0

28

WI

LO

 

0

7

Guillory (9, pass from Evans) (Delgadillo kick)

0
14

Rainey (39, pass from Robinson) (Delgadillo kick)

0

21

Rainey (21, pass from Evans) (Delgadillo kick)

7
21
Coelho (1, run) (Murray kick)
7
28
Robinson (28, pass from Evans) (Delgadillo kick)
14
28
Kelch (4, pass from Hoshi) (Murray kick)

DIVISION II-NORTH 86A

First round:

SAN MATEO (10-0)(PAL champ) def. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (4-5-1)(NPL runner-up), 32-8,At Burlingame High, Nov. 21.

SEQUOIA (7-5)(PAL runner-up) def. OCEANA (7-3)(NPL champ) 18-7, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 20.

Final:

SAN MATEO def. SEQUOIA, 9-7, at San Mateo High, Nov. 27 -- Spencer Anderson kicked a 35-yard field goal on the final play of the game to provide the margin of victory. A bad punt snap had given the Bearcats the ball on the Sequoia 18 with 0:03 remaining. As an injured Sequoia player was being helped from the field, San Mateo lined up for the field goal and put the ball in play the instant the referee restarted the clock. San Mateo had taken a 6-0 lead in the second quarter on Peter Tuipulotu’s five-yard run but the conversion was no good. Leonard Morris’ three-yard sweep in the third quarter, along with Matt Monroe’s PAT kick, gave Sequoia the edge until the last second heroics.

DIVISION II-SOUTH 86
First round:

HOLLISTER (8-1-1)(MTAL runner-up) def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (9-1)(SCCAL champ), 19-18 (tie-breaker), at Cabrillo College, Nov. 21.

PALMA (9-1)(MTAL champ) def. HARBOR (5-4-1)(SCCAL runner-up), 24-6, at Salinas Municipal Stadium, Nov. 22.

Final:

HOLLISTER def. PALMA, 7-3, at Salinas High, Nov. 28 -- Hollister, runner-up in the Mission Trails League, upset league-champion Palma by scoring a touchdown in the first quarter to avenge a 17-0 defeat in the regular season. After recovering a fumble on the 23-yard line, Hollister scored in four plays with Kip Ward passing seven yards to Glen Koch for the TD. Palma’s Mark Andrew kicked a 33-yard field goal in the third period to complete the scoring.

1987   

DIVISION I-4A DIVISION 1-3A DIVISION II SOUTH DIVISION II NORTH


The format was basically the same -- 16 schools from seven leagues competing in Division I with four teams each taking part in Division II-North and Division II-South. The 16 schools in Division I again were divided into 4A and 3A classifications, but the sole determining factor between the two was based on school enrollment, with the eight larger schools going into 4A. Smaller schools, if they met certain criteria, had the option of moving to the larger school classification. Undefeated Santa Teresa and once-beaten Bellarmine were the favorites in 4A with unbeaten Los Gatos being top pick in 3A.

DIVISION I-4A 87

First round:

OAK GROVE (7-3)(MHAL runner-up) def. BELLARMINE (9-1)(WCAL champ), 14-8, at Buck Shaw Stadium, Nov. 20.

LIVE OAK (8-1-1)(MBL co-champ) def. GUNDERSON (6-2-1)(STAL co-champ), 32-21, at Live Oak High, Nov. 21.

SANTA TERESA (10-0)(MHAL champ) def. FREMONT (5-5)(DAL No. 2 entry), 32-13, at San Jose City College, Nov. 20.

ST. FRANCIS (7-2)(WCAL runner-up) def. INDEPENDENCE (8-2)(MHAL at-large), 28-14, at St. Francis High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

LIVE OAK def. OAK GROVE, 37-21, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28.

SANTA TERESA def. ST. FRANCIS, 13-3, at Independence High, Nov. 27.

Final:

LIVE OAK def. SANTA TERESA, 38-15, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 4 -- The winners took advantage of three turnovers early in the game. Offensive leaders for the Acorns were quarterback Elmer Singleton (11 rushes for 41 yards and three touchdowns), running back Ernie Hernandez (16 carries for 119 yards and one TD) and running back David Snapp (13 rushes for 72 yards and one touchdown). Singleton completed five of eight pass attempts.

LIVE OAK

7

17

7

7

38

SANTA TERESA

0

7

8

0

15

LO

ST

 

7

0

Singleton (1, run) (Baumgardner kick)

14
0

Singleton (10, run) (Baumgardner kick)

17

0

Baumgardner (46, field goal)

17
7
Murray (28, pass from Stapes) (Azevedo kick)
24
7
Snapp (13, run) (Baumgardner kick)
31
7
Singleton (1, run) (Baumgardner kick)
31
15
Azevedo (43, pass from Whelihan) (Jensen, pass from Whelihan)
38
15
Hernandez (9, run) (Baumgardner, kick)

DIVISION I-3A 87
First round:

LOS GATOS (9-0)(WVAL champ) def. MOUNTAIN VIEW (6-2-1)(SCVAL co-champ), 26-8, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 20.

SARATOGA (6-3)(DAL at-large) def. WILCOX (8-0-1)(SCVAL co-champ), 22-0, at Wilcox High, Nov. 21.

MONTEREY (9-0-1)(MBL co-champ) def. BRANHAM (5-4)(WVAL runner-up), 22-0, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 20.

LYNBROOK (8-1)(DAL champ) def. LELAND (9-0-1)(STAL co-champ), 10-6, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

SARATOGA def. LOS GATOS, 10-0, at Independence High, Nov. 28.

MONTEREY def. LYNBROOK, 16-0, at Foothill College, Nov. 27.

Final:

SARATOGA def. MONTEREY, 12-10, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 5 -- Dave Stoll’s 24-yard field goal with seven seconds left in the game brought the "Cinderella" Falcons the championship, the first in CCS history for an "at-large" selection. Both defenses were sharp, Saratoga gaining only 121 yards and Monterey 108. Monterey was hurt by two bad snaps on punts, both going over the punter’s head. One bad snap in the first quarter gave Saratoga the ball on the seven-yard line, setting up the first TD, and the second in the third quarter went out of the end zone for a safety. Saratoga made most of its yardage on the final 59-yard drive that set up the winning field goal.

SARATOGA

7

0

2

3

12

MONTEREY

3

7

0

0

10

SA

MO

 

7

0

Wesson (1, run) (Stoll kick)

7
3

De La Flor (37, field goal)

7

10

Sollecito (5, pass from Compagno) (De La Flor kick)

9
10
Safety: Ball snapped through the end zone
12
10

Stoll (24, field goal)

DIVISION II-NORTH 87
First round:

TERRA NOVA (9-1)(NPL runner-up) def. Hillsdale (9-1)(PAL champ), 17-6, at Burlingame High, Nov. 19.

OCEANA (9-1)(NPL champ) def. CARLMONT (7-2-1)(PAL runner-up), 9-6, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 20.

Final:

OCEANA def. TERRA NOVA, 22-7, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 26 -- After trailing at halftime, Oceana came back with 16 second half points. The losers scored first -- but even that was difficult, taking three plays to score from the one-yard line after recovering a fumble. Oceana got a touchdown in the second quarter on Jason Piccolotti’s 26-yard pass to his brother, Robby, but the extra point was missed. Jason Piccolotti scored twice in the third period on a one-yard run and 22-yard field goal. The final score came on Brandon Bolden’s 11-yard run.

DIVISION II-SOUTH 87

First round:

SOQUEL (7-2)(SCCAL champ) def. KING CITY (5-3-2)(MTAL runner-up), 19-14, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 20.

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (6-2-1)(SCCAL runner-up) def. PALMA (9-1)(MTAL champ), 14-13, at Salinas High, Nov. 21.

Final:

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY def. SOQUEL, 21-20, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 27 -- Quarterback Todd Whitehurst scrambled into the end zone with 4:36 left in the game to tie the score and Sean Sinclair kicked the winning conversion. The Condors had to withstand a Soquel rally in the final minutes to preserve the victory. Mark Almanza and Mark Taylan scored the other Condor TDS while Soquel scores came on runs by Adam Caltabiano and Tim Norman, plus Norman’s pass to Gregg Braunton that went for 55 yards.

1988   

DIVISION 1-4A DIVISION I-3A DIVISION II NORTH DIVISION II SOUTH


The format remained the same -- 16 schools from seven leagues competing in Division I with four teams each taking part in Division II-North and Division II-South. The 16 schools in Division I again were divided into 4A and 3A classifications, the determining factor being enrollment. The eight larger schools went into 4A. Smaller schools, if they met certain criteria, had the option of moving to the larger school classification.

Undefeated Live Oak, the defending champion, was seeded No. 1 in 4A while Prospect was seeded first in 3A. However, Los Gatos and Fremont were favorites in the latter playoff.

DIVISION I-4A 88
First round:

ST. FRANCIS (7-2)(WCAL runner-up) def. MILPITAS (7-2)(SCVAL co-champ), 33-13, at St. Francis High, Nov. 18.

OAK GROVE (8-1-1)(MHAL champ) def. BELLARMINE (8-2)(WCAL champ), 17-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 19.

OVERFELT (8-2)(MHAL runner-up) def. RIORDAN (8-2)(WCAL at-large), 31-8, at Independence High, Nov. 19.

LIVE OAK (8-0-1)(MBL co-champ) def. GUNDERSON (6-3)(STAL runner-up), 24-21, at Live Oak High, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

LIVE OAK def. OVERFELT, 21-13, at Independence High, Nov. 25.

ST. FRANCIS def. OAK GROVE, 14-6, at Independence High, Nov. 26.

Final:

LIVE OAK def. ST. FRANCIS, 33-22, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 3 -- Quarterback Jimmy Singleton completed 8 of 12 passes for 165 yards and three touchdowns and rushed 14 times for 96 yards and a TD to pace Live Oak. Singleton, who missed all but a fraction of one game during the regular season with an injury, threw a 31-yard TD pass to running back David Snapp less than three minutes into the game. On Live Oak’s third possession, Singleton and Jasen Bracy hooked up on a 62-yard pass to make it 12-0. After St. Francis scored its first points on a field goal midway through the second quarter. Singleton went to work again, directing the Acorns to their third touchdown on a 68-yard drive in nine plays.

LIVE OAK

6

14

0

13

33

ST. FRANCIS

0

3

6

13

22

LO

SF

 

6

0

Snapp (31, pass from Singleton) (run failed)

12
0

Bracy (62, pass from Singleton) (run failed)

12

3

Bulanti (35, field goal)

20
3
Fonseca (7, pass from Singleton) (Bracy run)
20
9

Lockett (12, run) (run failed)

26
9
Bracy (1, run) (run failed)
26
16
Riley (18, pass from Colella) (Bulanti kick)
33
16
Singleton (3, run) (Doll kick)
33
22
Riley (61, pass from Colella) (pass failed)

DIVISION I-3A 88
First round:

FREMONT (9-1)(DAL co-champ) def. BRANHAM (5-4)(WVAL runner-up), 49-19, at Fremont High, Nov. 18.

LOS GATOS (9-1)(DAL co-champ) def. MONTEREY (8-1-1)(MBL co-champ), 12-7, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 19.

LELAND (9-1)(STAL champ) def. MONTA VISTA (8-2)(DAL at-large), 28-24, at Leland High, Nov. 19.

WILCOX (5-4)(SCVAL co-champ) def. PROSPECT (9-0)(WVAL champ), 25-6, at Cupertino High, Nov. 19.

Semifinals:

LELAND def. WILCOX, 35-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.

LOS GATOS def. FREMONT, 21-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 25.

Final:

LOS GATOS def. LELAND, 14-10, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 2 -- After trailing 10-0, Los Gatos came back to win, scoring the winning touchdown when Mike Fisher, in punt formation on the first play of the fourth quarter, stunned the Chargers with a 41-yard scoring pass to Matt Giraudo. Leland had an opportunity to pull out a victory with 11 seconds remaining, when quarterback Jason Hardtke floated a pass from the Los Gatos 20-yard line that barely eluded running back Brian Pugh on the goal line. Leland took an early 3-0 lead on a 26-yard field goal by Chris Corona and went ahead 10-0 when Hardtke combined with Brad Saurage on a 92-yard touchdown pass.

LELAND

3

7

0

0

10

LOS GATOS

0

7

0

7

14

LE

LG

 

3

0

Corona (26, field goal)

10
0

Saurage (92, pass from Hardtke) (Corona kick)

10

7

Berk (22, pass from Fisher) (Drotar kick)

10
14
Giraudo (41, pass from Fisher) (Drotar kick)

IVISION II-NORTH 88
First round:

TERRA NOVA (7-3)(NPL champ) def. ARAGON (9-1)(PAL co-champ), 12-6, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 17.

CARLMONT (9-1)(PAL co-champ) def. OCEANA (4-5-1)(NPL runner-up), 20-18, at Sequoia High, Nov. 18.

Final:

TERRA NOVA def. CARLMONT, 7-6, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 24 -- David Shaw scored on a 56-yard pass play from Lafayette Gaines and Terra Nova held on for the win when Carlmont’s conversion attempt after an Eric VanZandt touchdown was blocked.

DIVISION II-SOUTH 88
First round:

WATSONVILLE (7-1-1)(SCCL runner-up) def. PACIFIC GROVE (9-1)(MTL co-champ), 18-13,at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 18.

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (9-0)(SCCL champ) def. PALMA (7-3)(MTL co-champ), 14-0, at North Monterey County High, Nov. 19.

Final:

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY def. WATSONVILLE, 20-0, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 25 -- Undefeated North Monterey County was paced by two touchdown passes from Todd Whitehurst, his only two completions of the second half. The Condors’ first touchdown came on a 74-yard drive.

1989   

DIVISION I-4A

DIVISION I-3A

DIVISION II NORTH

DIVISION II SOUTH


For the fourth year, the format remained the same -- 16 schools from seven leagues competing in Division I with four teams each taking part in Division II-North and Division II-South. The 16 schools in Division I again were divided into 4A and 3A classifications, the determining factor being enrollment. The eight larger schools went into 4A. Smaller schools, if they met certain criteria, had the option of moving to the larger school classification.

St. Francis, with one loss on its record, was seeded first in 4A with undefeated Branham seeded tops in 3A. In the latter, however, Los Gatos, Leland and Wilcox were considered favorites.

DIVISION I-4A 89
First round:

LIVE OAK (6-3)(MBL runner-up) def. OAK GROVE (8-1-1)(MHAL at-large), 32-14, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 18.

BELLARMINE (8-2)(WCAL runner-up) def. YERBA BUENA (8-2)(STAL runner-up), 14-7, at Cupertino High, Nov. 18.

ST. FRANCIS (8-1)(WCAL champ) def. FREMONT (6-4)(DAL No. 2 entry), 28-14, at St. Francis High, Nov. 17.

INDEPENDENCE (7-2-1)(MHAL champ) def. MILPITAS (8-1)(SCVAL champ), 10-6, at Cupertino High, Nov. 17.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. BELLARMINE, 16-3, at San Jose City College, Nov. 24.

LIVE OAK def. INDEPENDENCE, 21-20, at Independence High, Nov. 25.

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. LIVE OAK, 24-19, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 1 -- The Lancers, who won their fourth section title of the decade, were sparked by two touchdown passes from junior quarterback Mark Colella. St. Francis set the pace early, marching 80 yards in eight plays. The highlight was a 50-yard pass from Colella to junior Brian Lundy. Jeff Egan finished the drive with a one-yard plunge with 4:24 left in the first quarter. Colella’s five-yard TD pass to Lundy and Mark vonAppen’s 65-yard TD on a pass from Colella gave St. Francis a 21-0 lead early in the third canto.

LIVE OAK

0

0

13

6

19

ST. FRANCIS

7

7

7

3

24

LO

SF

 

0

7

Egan (1, run) (Carpenter kick)

0
14

Lundy (5, pass from Colella) (Carpenter kick)

0

21

vonAppen (65, pass from Colella) (Carpenter kick)

7
21
Case (1, run) (Henley kick)
13
21
Bracy (5, pass from Case) (kick failed)
13
24
Carpenter (27, field goal)
19
24
Knudson (9, pass from Case) (pass failed)

DIVISION I-3A 89
First round:

HOMESTEAD (8-2)(DAL at-large) def. LICK (8-1-1)(STAL champ), 42-6, at San Jose City College, Nov. 18.

LOS GATOS (8-2)(DAL champ) def. BRANHAM (9-0)(WVAL champ), 28-21, at Branham High, Nov. 18.

WILCOX (9-1)(SCVAL runner-up)) def. PROSPECT (5-4)(WVAL runner-up), 47-7, at Wilcox High, Nov. 17.

LELAND (9-1)(MHAL runner-up) def. SEASIDE (8-2)(MBL champ), 28-10, at San Jose City College, Nov. 17.

Semifinals:

WILCOX def. HOMESTEAD, 43-20, at Independence High, Nov. 24.

LOS GATOS def. LELAND, 14-10, at San Jose City College, Nov. 25.

Final:

LOS GATOS def. WILCOX, 28-0, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 2 -- Los Gatos earned its third CCS football title in the past five seasons by shutting out a Wilcox team that had averaged 45 points in its two previous CCS playoff games. But the Wildcats’ victory wasn’t as easy as the final score indicated. The Chargers had the ball inside the Los Gatos 25-yard line on four possessions in the first half, only to be turned away each time. In the second half, Los Gatos took care of matters behind the nifty running of Max Fancher and the timely passing of Mike Fisher. Fancher rushed for 149 yards in 31 carries. He scored two touchdowns, on runs of two and four yards. Fisher completed only 3 of 9 passes, but his 52-yard pass to Jason Halladay set up Fancher’s two-yard score. Fisher and Halladay hooked up on a 38-yard TD pass with 1:38 remaining in the third quarter to give Los Gatos a 21-0 edge.

LOS GATOS

0

7

17

7

21

WILCOX

0

0

0

0

0

LG

WI

 

7

0

Fancher (2, run) (Berk kick)

14
0

Fancher (4, run) (Berk kick)

21

0

Halladay (38, pass from Fisher) (Berk kick)

28
0

Wilson (14, run) (Berk kick)

DIVISION II-NORTH 89
First round:

CARLMONT (9-1)(PAL No. 1 entry) def. HALF MOON BAY (8-1)(NPL runner-up), 28-0, at Sequoia High, Nov. 16.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (9-0)(NPL champ) def. ARAGON (9-1)(PAL No. 2 entry), 30-22, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 17.

Final:

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO def. CARLMONT, 31-12, at Sequoia High, Nov. 23 -- A tough defense and an all-star performance by quarterback Fernando Sotelo combined for the Warriors. Carlmont’s strong running attack was held to 63 yards and Sotelo completed 12 of 14 passes for 134 yards and one touchdown. He also scored a TD on a six-yard run.

DIVISION II-SOUTH 89
First round:

PALMA (10-0)(MTAL champ) def. APTOS (7-2)(SCCAL No. 2 entry), 20-6, at Salinas High, Nov. 25.

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (9-0)(SCCAL champ) def. PACIFIC GROVE (8-2) (MTAL runner-up), 27-13, at North Monterey County High, Nov. 25.

Final:

Tie between NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY and PALMA, 14-14, at Watsonville High, Dec. 1 -- The battle of the "unbeatens" was not settled as the two teams had to share the championship. North Monterey came close to winning in the closing stages of the game, but Palma’s Brian Maestri picked off a pass at the Chieftain five-yard line with 1:17 left in the game to end the threat and create the deadlock.

1990   

DIVISION 1-4A

DIVISION 1-3A

DIVISION II SOUTH

DIVISION II NORTH

The format remained the same -- 16 schools from seven leagues competing in Division I with four teams each taking part in Division II-North and Division II-South. The 16 schools in Division I again were divided into 4A and 3A classifications, the determining factor being enrollment. The eight larger schools went into 4A. Smaller schools, if they met certain criteria, had the option of moving to the larger school classification. Two undefeated teams -- Bellarmine and Gunderson -- were the top seeds in Division I-4A and -3A, respectively.

DIVISION I-4A 90
First round:

ST. FRANCIS (6-3)(WCAL runner-up) def. LIVE OAK (8-1)(MBL champ), 35-14, at Live Oak High, Nov. 17.

PIEDMONT HILLS (10-0)(STAL champ) def. FREMONT (8-2)(DAL champ), 28-0, at Independence High, Nov. 16.

BELLARMINE (9-0) (WCAL champ) def. OAK GROVE (8-2)(MHAL runner-up), 36-10, at St. Francis High, Nov. 16.

NORTH SALINAS (7-2)(MBL runner-up) def. YERBA BUENA (9-1)(STAL runner-up), 24-8, at Independence High, Nov. 17.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. PIEDMONT HILLS, 27-6, at San Jose City College, Nov. 23.

BELLARMINE def. NORTH SALINAS, 28-14, at De Anza College, Nov. 24.

Final:

BELLARMINE def. ST. FRANCIS, 27-20, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 1 -- The Bells held off a fourth-quarter rally by St. Francis to complete the undefeated season. The Lancers scored twice in the final canto after spotting Bellarmine a 20-point lead and had the ball on the Bellarmine 30-yard line with 1:21 left but a fourth and one play was stuffed. Quarterback Tom McNeil threw for two touchdowns, scored one himself and completed 10 of 13 passes for the Bells. Mark Colella was St. Francis’ standout, scoring on a 55-yard run in the first quarter and passing for the two fourth-quarter TDS.

ST. FRANCIS

7

0

0

13

20

BELLARMINE

0

7

14

6

27

SF

BE

 

7

0

Colella (55, run) (Pucci kick)

7
7

Tucker (5, pass from McNeil) (Terra kick)

7

14

McNeil (1, run) (Terra kick)

7
21

Tucker (37, pass from McNeil) (Terra kick)

7
27
Kim (1, run) (run failed)
14
27
Lundy (12, pass from Colella) (Pucci kick)
20
27
Lundy (8, pass from Colella) (run failed)

DIVISION I-3A 90
First round:

SANTA CLARA (6-3)(SCVAL runner-up) def. GUNDERSON (10-0)(MHAL champ), 28-27, at Gunderson High, Nov. 17.

SARATOGA (8-2)(DAL at-large) def. BRANHAM (6-1-1)(WVAL runner-up), 21-0, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 17.

SERRA (6-2-1)(WCAL at-large) def. LOS GATOS (8-1)(DAL runner-up), 21-7, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 16.

DEL MAR (8-1)(WVAL champ) def. WILCOX (7-3)(SCVAL champ), 23-14, at Del Mar High, Nov. 17.

Semifinals:

SERRA def. DEL MAR, 27-0, at Foothill College, Nov. 23.

SARATOGA def. SANTA CLARA, 24-7, at De Anza College, Nov. 24.

Final:

SERRA def. SARATOGA, 28-7, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 1 -- Scoring twice in the first five minutes, the Padres never looked back and won easily. Fullback Troy Dooley took a pitch out and ran 71 yards for a touchdown on the first scrimmage play. Serra then tallied on its second possession, Dooley scoring from the one after a 60-yard drive. Saratoga closed gap to 13-7 but Serra then tallied twice more.

SERRA

13

8

7

0

21

SARATOGA

7

0

0

0

7

SE

SA

 

7

0

Dooley (71, run) (Hammack kick)

13
0

Dooley (1, run) (kick blocked)

13

7

Bang (12, run)(Merme kick)

21
7

Bermudez (26, run) (Wellington pass from Bermudez)

28
7
Grundmann (54, pass from Bermudez) (Hammack kick)

DIVISION II-NORTH 90
First round

SAN MATEO (6-2-1)(PAL runner-up) def. HALF MOON BAY (9-0)(NPL champ), 14-13, at Terra Nova High, Nov. 15.

CARLMONT (9-1)(PAL champ) def. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (5-3-1)(NPL runner-up), 14-10, at Sequoia High, Nov. 16.

Final:

CARLMONT def. SAN MATEO, 28-0, at Sequoia High, Nov. 22 -- Running back Akil Mahasin, who carried 26 times for 154 yard and one touchdown, and linebacker Derrick Hentz, who made 10 tackles, was excellent in pass coverage and caused havoc with his blitzes, were the standouts for the Scots. Carlmont attempted only three passes, completing one but it was a 46-yard TD toss from Todd France to Erik Humbel.

DIVISION II-SOUTH 90
First round

WATSONVILLE (8-1)(SCCAL champ) def. KING CITY (7-2-1)(MTAL runner-up), 12-7, at Watsonville High, Nov. 17.

PALMA (8-0)(MTAL champ) def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY (6-3)(SCCAL runner-up), 15-8, at Salinas High, Nov. 16.

Final:

PALMA def. WATSONVILLE, 8-0, at Salinas High, Nov. 23 -- The Chieftains weren’t able to get a touchdown against the tough Watsonville defense but made two field goals and a safety stand up for the victory as their own defense shut down the Wildcats. James Camp hit the field goals from 28 and 23 yards.

1991   

DIVISION 1-4A

DIVISION I-3A

DIVISION II NORTH

DIVISION II SOUTH

The format remained the same for the sixth year -- 16 schools from seven leagues competing in Division I with four teams each taking part in Division II-North and Division II-South. The 16 schools in Division I again were divided into 4A and 3A classifications, the determining factor being enrollment. The eight larger schools went into 4A. Smaller schools, if they met certain criteria, had the option of moving to the larger school classification. Oak Grove, with a 9-1 record, was seeded first in Division I-4A with Wilcox (9-0-1) top-seeded in -3A.

DIVISION I-4A 91
First round:

BELLARMINE (8-2)(WCAL champ) def. LIVE OAK (5-3-1)(MBL at-large), 35-14, at St. Francis High, Nov. 22.

INDEPENDENCE (7-3)(MHAL runner-up) def. PIEDMONT HILLS (7-2-1)(STAL champ), 18-0, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 22.

ST. FRANCIS (4-4-1)(WCAL runner-up) def. OAK GROVE (9-1)(MHAL champ), 34-21, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 23.

LEIGH (8-2)(WVAL runner-up) def. GILROY (7-3)(MBL runner-up), 21-14, at Leigh High, Nov. 23.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. INDEPENDENCE, 14-8, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29.

BELLARMINE def. LEIGH, 26-16, at De Anza College, Nov. 30.

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. BELLARMINE, 35-14, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 7 -- The Lancers, who had been seeded last in the eight-team field, scored three second half touchdowns to trim the Bells. With the score tied 14-14 at halftime, quarterback R.J. Hackett completed TD passes of 41 yards to Kip Lewis, four yards to Marquis Jessie and 17 yards to Bobby Tarantino. Hackett completed 8-for-15 and 141 yards.

ST. FRANCIS

14

0

14

7

35

BELLARMINE

0

14

0

0

14

SF

BE

 

7

0

Jessie (13, pass from Hackett) (Pucci kick)

14
0

Hackett (1, run) (Pucci kick)

14

7

Foley (27, run) (Wood kick)

14
14

Baughman (63, pass from Pruitt) (Wood kick)

21
14
Lewis (41, pass from Hackett) (Pucci kick)
28
14
Jessie (4, pass from Hackett) (Pucci kick)
35
14
Tarantino (17, pass from Hackett) (Pucci kick)

DIVISION I-3A 91
First round:

MONTEREY (8-2)(MBL champ) def. SARATOGA (6-2-1)(DAL co-champ), 36-28, at Gilroy High, Nov. 22.

WILCOX (9-0-1)(SCVAL champ) def. PIONEER (6-3)(STAL No. 2 entry), 42-8, at Wilcox High, Nov. 22.

DEL MAR (9-0-1)(WVAL champ) def. MOUNTAIN VIEW (5-5)(SCVAL No. 2 entry), 22-7, at Del Mar High, Nov. 23.

LOS GATOS (6-3)(DAL co-champ) def. LELAND (7-3)(MHAL at-large), 31-10, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 23.

Semifinals:

DEL MAR def. MONTEREY, 13-6, at De Anza College, Nov. 30.

LOS GATOS def. WILCOX, 24-7, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29

Final:

LOS GATOS def. DEL MAR, 14-7, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 7 -- Tailback Brad Sanfilippo scored twice on one-yard plunges in the second quarter and the Wildcats’ defense did the rest. Both scores were set up by key passes from Tom Krug. Del Mar scored after a 62-yard drive, Ray Garcia going over from the one.

DEL MAR

0

0

7

0

7

LOS GATOS

0

14

0

0

14

LG

DM

 

7

0

Sanfilippo (1, run) (Morris kick)

14
0

Sanfilippo (1, run) (Morris kick)14 7 Garcia (1, run) (Flecher kick)

DIVISION II-NORTH 91
First round:

HILLSDALE (9-0-1)(PAL champ) def. HALF MOON BAY (7-3)(NPL champ), 27-7, at Burlingame High, Nov. 21.

CARLMONT (8-2)(PAL runner-up) def. JEFFERSON (6-3-1)(NPL runner-up), 27-17, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 22.

Final:

HILLSDALE def. CARLMONT, 21-7, at Burlingame High, Nov. 28 -- Jesse Richardson caught a 22-yard pass from Jason Younger to break a 7-7 tie in the second quarter and the Knights added an insurance score in the third quarter after blocking a Carlmont punt.

DIVISION II-SOUTH 91
First round:

APTOS (8-1-1)(SCCAL No. 1 entry) def. PACIFIC GROVE (8-1)(MTAL runner-up), 14-12, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 22.

PALMA (10-0)(MTAL champ) def. WATSONVILLE (5-4)(SCCAL No. 2 entry), 19-17, at Salinas High, Nov. 23.

Final:

PALMA def. APTOS, 20-16, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 29 -- The winners recovered from two nine-point deficits to register the win and remain unbeaten. After trailing 9-0 and 16-7, the Chieftains went ahead to stay late in the fourth quarter and held off a last-minute Aptos drive by causing a fumble on their own 15-yard line.

1992   

DIVISION I-4A

DIVISION I-3A

DIVISION I-2A

DIVISION II NORTH

New format was introduced, creating three divisions within Division I. The champions and runners-up in 9 of the section’s 11 leagues, along with 6 at-large selections, qualified for these playoffs. The 24 teams were divided into the three sub-divisions by enrollment with 4A being the largest schools. Small schools, if they met certain criteria, had the option of moving to one of the larger school classification. Division II-North remained unchanged with the champions and runners-up in San Mateo County’s two leagues qualifying. St. Francis was seeded first in Division I-4A, Los Gatos in -3A, Palma in -2A and Menlo-Atherton in Division II-North.

DIVISION I-4A 92
First round:

HOLLISTER (8-2)(MBL champ) def. PIEDMONT HILLS (6-3-1)(MHAL runner-up), 54-27, at San Benito County High, Nov. 20.

OAK GROVE (9-1)(MHAL champ) def. WATSONVILLE (6-4)(SCCAL at-large), 28-0, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 21.

LIVE OAK (7-3)(MBL runner-up) def. YERBA BUENA (8-2)(STAL champ), 38-0, at Independence High, Nov. 21.

ST. FRANCIS (10-0)(WCAL champ) def. MILPITAS (6-4)(SCVAL at-large), 49-6, at St. Francis High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

OAK GROVE def. HOLLISTER, 17-0, at De Anza College, Nov. 28.

ST. FRANCIS def. LIVE OAK, 34-17, at San Jose City College, Nov. 27.

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. OAK GROVE, 17-0, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 5 -- After blocking a field goal attempt in the second quarter, the Lancers scored twice before halftime -- once on a 26-yard run by Eric Lewis and once on a Britt Cyester 20-yard field goal -- and were never headed. St. Francis iced it in the third quarter on R.J. Hackett’s one-yard quarterback sneak. Linebacker Nick Watts anchored the defense that blanked Oak Grove for the second time in the season.

ST. FRANCIS

0

10

7

0

17

OAK GROVE

0

0

0

0

0

SF

OG

 

7

0

Lewis (26, run) (Tarantino kick)

10
0

Cyester (20, field goal)

17
0
Hackett (1, run) (Tarantino kick)

DIVISION I-3A 92
First round:

WILCOX (7-3) (SCVAL runner-up) def. KING CITY (6-3-1)(MTAL runner-up), 28-3, at Wilcox High, Nov. 20.

LEIGH (8-1-1)(DAL runner-up) def. MONTEREY (6-4)(MBL runner-up), 21-12, at Leigh High, Nov. 21.

MONTA VISTA (7-3)(DAL at-large) def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (7-3)(SCCAL runner-up), 42-14, at Cupertino High, Nov. 21.

LOS GATOS (9-0)(DAL champ) def. LELAND (6-3-1)(MHAL at-large), 28-14, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

WILCOX def. LEIGH, 28-21, at San Jose City College, Nov. 27.

MONTA VISTA def. LOS GATOS, 28-23, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28.

Final:

MONTA VISTA def. WILCOX, 40-28, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 5 -- Ross Touli scored three touchdowns and recovered a fumble to push the Matadors past the Chargers. Touli gave the winners leads of 16-0 on a 2-yard pass from quarterback Bill Oliver, 14-7 on a 99-yard kickoff return and 26-7 on a 10-yard run from scrimmage. Oliver completed 20 of 32 passes for 220 yards. Wilcox’s Shon Lewis scored twice.

MONTA VISTA

20

6

8

6

40

WILCOX

7

0

14

7

28

MV

WI

 

6

0

Touli (2, pass from Oliver) (kick failed)

6
7

Lewis (5, run) (Chausee kick)

14
7
Touli (99, kickoff return) (Edwards, pass from Oliver)
20
7
Edwards (15, pass from Oliver) (kick failed)
26
7
Touli (10, run) (pass failed)
26
14
Lewis (1, run) (Chausee kick)
34
14
Clark (22, pass from Oliver) (Oliver run)
34
21
Reyes (7, pass from Mitchell) (Chausee kick)
34
28
Dailey (7, pass from Mitchell) (Chausee kick)
40
28
Oliver (4, run) (run failed)

DIVISION 1-2A 92
First round:

MITTY (5-4)(WCAL runner-up) def. PALO ALTO (9-1)(SCVAL champ), 28-22, at Palo Alto High, Nov. 21.

SAN LORENZO VALLEY (9-1)(SCCAL champ) def. WILLOW GLEN (5-5)(STAL runner-up), 24-6, at San Lorenzo Valley High, Nov. 21.

SARATOGA (8-2)(WVAL champ) def. PACIFIC GROVE (6-4)(MTAL at-large), 26-6, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 21.

PALMA (10-0)(MTAL champ) def. CUPERTINO (4-6)(WVAL runner-up), 39-13, at Salinas High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

MITTY def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY, 20-14, at De Anza College, Nov. 28.

PALMA def. SARATOGA, 41-20, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 27.

Final:

PALMA def. MITTY, 20-7, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 5 -- Scoring in each of the first three quarters, the Chieftains then held on for the victory. Vernon Lee scored on runs of two and one yards and Mike Castagnetto caught a 20-yard TD pass from Tom Nunes. Mitty scored its lone touchdown in the final stanza on an Evan Hlavacek one-yard run.

PALMA

7

7

6

0

20

MITTY

0

0

0

7

7

PA

MI

 

7

0

Lee (2, run) (Castagnetto kick)

14
0

Lee (1, run) (Castagnetto kick)

20
0
Castagnetto (20, pass from Nunes) (kick failed)
20
7
Hlavacek (1, run) (Francis kick)

DIVISION II-NORTH 92
First round:

ARAGON (9-1)((PAL runner-up) def. HALF MOON BAY (7-2-1)(NPL No. 1 entry), 26-0, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 19.

MENLO-ATHERTON (9-1)(PAL champ) def. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (6-3-1) (NPL No. 2 entry), 28-27, at Sequoia High, Nov. 20.

Final:

ARAGON def. MENLO-ATHERTON, 28-27, at Sequoia High, Nov. 26 -- Hodari Polk propelled Aragon to its first CCS championship by rushing for 211 yards and four touchdowns in 25 carries. Menlo-Atherton pulled to within one-point with 4:04 left in the game but a two-point conversion try was stopped short.

1993   

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV


For the second consecutive year, the format was changed. The playoffs involved 32 schools divided into four divisions. Automatically qualifying were 22 teams from the section’s 11 leagues based on league or division standings. In addition, there were 10 at-large selections. Once the field was set, the teams were divided into divisions based on enrollment. As before, small schools, if they met certain criteria, had the option of moving to one of the larger school classifications. Oak Grove was seeded first in Division I, Wilcox in Division II, Santa Cruz in Division III and Cupertino in Division IV.

DIVISION I 93
First round:

LIVE OAK (9-0-1)(MBL champ) def. PIEDMONT HILLS (6-4)(BVAL-MHAL at-large), 41-21,at Live Oak High, Nov. 19.

LELAND (9-1)(BVL-MHAL runner-up) def. HILL (6-3)(BVAL-WVAL at-large), 61-14, at Leland High, Nov. 20.

MILPITAS (7-2-1)(SCVAL-DAL at-large) def. OVERFELT (8-2)(BVAL-STAL champ), 42-7, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 19.

WATSONVILLE (6-3)(SCCAL at-large) def. OAK GROVE (10-0)(BVAL-MHAL champ), 23-14, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

LELAND def. LIVE OAK, 28-27, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.

MILPITAS def. WATSONVILLE, 17-5, at De Anza College, Nov. 17.

Final:

LELAND def. MILPITAS, 35-0, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 4 -- The Chargers, who won the first CCS championship in 1972, won their second title behind an offensive line that crushed Milpitas. Pat Tillman scored twice for the winners and gained 79 yards in five carries. Scott Matsuura gained 119 yards in 21 carries and quarterback Brian Vye completed 7 of 12 passes for 78 yards.

LELAND

0

21

7

7

35

MILPITAS

0

0

0

0

0

LE

MI

 

7

0

P. Tillman (1, run) (K. Tillman kick)

13
0

Matsuura (6, run) (pass failed)

21
0
Sorabji (recovered fumble in end zone) (Cardona, pass from Vye)
28
0
Cardona (22, pass from Vye) (K. Tillman kick)
35
0
P. Tillman (22, run) (K.. Tillman kick)

DIVISION II 93
First round:

MONTEREY (9-1)(MBL runner-up) def. LOS GATOS (8-2)(SCVAL-DAL runner-up),21-20, at Pacific Grove High, Nov. 19.

PROSPECT (9-1)(BVAL-STAL runner-up) def. SOQUEL (7-2)(SCCAL runner-up), 37-7, at Westmont High, Nov. 20.

SALINAS (7-2-1)(MBL at-large) def. ARAGON (8-2)(PAL runner-up), 49-14, at Burlingame High, Nov. 19.

WILCOX (8-1-1)(SCVAL-DAL champ) def. SAN MATEO (7-3)(PAL at-large), 19-0, at Wilcox High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

MONTEREY def. PROSPECT, 42-7, at Gilroy High, Nov. 26.

SALINAS def. WILCOX, 24-21, at San Jose City College, Nov. 27.

Final:
Salinas forfeited title for using ineligible player.  Monterey was awarded the CCS Championship

SALINAS def. MONTEREY, 17-6, at Gilroy High, Dec. 3 -- The Cowboys, aided by six Monterey turnovers in the second half, moved from a one-point halftime advantage to the win. The clinching touchdown was scored by halfback Graham Santiago who scampered 90 yards on his first carry of the game.

SALINAS

7

0

3

7

17

MONTEREY

6

0

0

0

6

SA

MO

 

7

0

Torres (1, run) (Marquez kick)

7
6

Mann (56, pass from Brown) (kick failed)

10
6
Marquez (22, field goal)
17
6
Santiago (90, run) (Marquez kick)

DIVISION III 93
First round:

ST. FRANCIS (7-3)(WCAL champ) def. MENLO-ATHERTON (7-3)(PAL at-large), 24-0, at St. Francis High, Nov. 19.

KING CITY (6-3-1)(MTAL runner-up) def. BURLINGAME (10-0)(PAL champ), 10-7, at Burlingame High, Nov. 20.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (8-2)(NPL runner-up) def. LYNBROOK (7-2-1) (SCVAL-ECAL at-large), 40-6, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 19.

SANTA CRUZ (10-0)(SCCAL champ) def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (6-3) (MBL at-large), 36-6, at Santa Cruz High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. KING CITY, 35-0, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.

SANTA CRUZ def. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, 28-13, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 27

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. SANTA CRUZ, 35-20, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 4 -- For the Lancers it was a third straight CCS championship after opening the season with three losses. St. Francis led 14-0 at halftime and after scoring on the second half kickoff on an 85-yard reverse, it was no contest. St. Francis scored again on a 56-yard punt return before the Cardinals could get on the board.

ST. FRANCIS

0

14

14

7

35

SANTA CRUZ

0

0

14

6

20

SF

SC

 

7

0

Tollner (1, run) (Cyester kick)

14
0

Lewis (19, pass from Tollner) (Cyester kick)

21
0
Byrnes (85, kickoff return) (Cyester kick)
28
0
Lewis (56, punt return) (Cyester kick)
28
7
Corcoran (23, fumble return) (Corcoran kick)
28
14
Corcoran (5, pass from Robinson) (Corcoran kick)
35
14
Lewis (5, run) (Cyester kick)
35
20
Stephens (13, run) (kick failed)

DIVISION IV 93
First round:

PALMA (8-1)(MTAL champ) def. RIORDAN (6-4)(WCAL at-large), 64-8, at Salinas High, Nov. 19.

PALO ALTO (7-3)(SCVAL-DAL at-large) def. VALLEY CHRISTIAN (7-2-1) (BVAL-WVAL champ), 47-20, at Townsend Field, Nov. 20.

CUPERTINO (8-1-1)(SCVAL-ECAL champ) def. R.L. STEVENSON (6-3-1)(MTAL at-large), 34-14, at Cupertino High, Nov. 19.

MITTY (7-3)(WCAL runner-up) def. HALF MOON BAY (8-2)(NPL champ), 28-13, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

PALMA def. PALO ALTO, 34-0, at Gilroy High, Nov. 27.

CUPERTINO def. MITTY, 21-20, at De Anza College, Nov. 27.

Final:

PALMA def. CUPERTINO, 42-19, at San Jose City College, Dec. 4 -- After giving up a touchdown on the first drive of the game, Palma exploded for five unanswered scores, three by running back Jeremy Gonzalez on runs of 65, 45 and 18 yards. Gonzalez added a fourth touchdown later and finished with 239 yards in 17 carries. It was Palma’s fifth consecutive CCS title.

1994  

DIVISION I DIVISION II DIVISION III DIVISION IV

There was no change in the format. The playoffs involved 32 schools divided into four divisions. Automatically qualifying were 22 teams from the section’s 11 leagues based on league or division standings. In addition, there were 10 at-large selections. Once the field was set, the teams were divided into divisions based on enrollment. As before, small schools, if they met certain criteria, had the option of moving to one of the larger school classifications. St. Francis was seeded first in Division 1, Salinas in Division II, Monterey in Division III and Mitty in Division IV.

DIVISION I 94
First round:

LOS GATOS (10-0)(SCAVL-DAL champ) def. OAK GROVE (5-4)(BVAL-MHAL 3rd), 28-21, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 18.

PALMA (10-0)(MTAL champ) def. INDEPENDENCE (6-4)(BVAL-MHAL 2nd), 31-0, at Salinas High, Nov. 19.

LIVE OAK (7-3)(MBL 3rd) def. MILPITAS (7-3)(SCVAL-DAL 2nd), 33-10, at Live Oak High, Nov. 19.

ST. FRANCIS (10-0)(WCAL champ) def. SANTA TERESA (6-3-1)(BVAL-STAL 3rd), 40-0, at St. Francis High, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

LOS GATOS def. PALMA, 20-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.

ST. FRANCIS def. LIVE OAK, 35-9, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. LOS GATOS, 34-7, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 3 -- The first-ever clash of undefeated, untied teams in the championship game turned into a rout as the Lancers scored 34 unanswered points after Los Gatos had taken a 7-0 lead. St. Francis’ Shane Rodriquez scored four touchdowns on runs of five, two, one and six yards. He had 114 yards in 19 carries.

ST. FRANCIS

7

14

6

7

34

LOS GATOS

7

0

0

0

7

SF

LG

 

0

7

Lang (22, pass from Farwell) (Barth kick)

7
7

Rodriquez (5, run) (Cyester kick)

14
7
Rodriquez (2, run) (Cyester kick)
21
7
Rodriquez (1, run) (Cyester kick)
27
7
Watts (3, run) (kick failed)
34
7
Rodriquez (6, run) (Cyester kick)

DIVISION II    94
First round:

SALINAS (9-1)(MBL champ) def. MONTA VISTA (7-3)(SCVAL-DAL 3rd), 39-20, at Salinas High, Nov. 18.

HOLLISTER (5-5)(MBL 4th) def. PIEDMONT HILLS (6-3-1)(BVAL-MHAL 4th), 48-19, at San Benito High, Nov. 19.

LEIGH (7-1-1)(BVAL-MHAL champ) def. APTOS (7-3)(SCCAL 4th), 27-6, at Leigh High, Nov. 19.

WATSONVILLE (9-1)(SCCAL champ) def. HOMESTEAD (6-4)(SCVAL-DAL 5th), 39-29, at Watsonville High, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

SALINAS def. HOLLISTER, 28-12, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 25.

WATSONVILLE def. LEIGH, 10-7, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 25.

Final:

SALINAS def. WATSONVILLE, 21-16, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 3 -- The Cowboys scored two fourth quarter touchdowns to win their second straight title (they forfeited in 1993 for using an ineligible player). Ray Lee scored the clincher on a 82-yard punt return. Adrian Cordova of Watsonville gained 170 yards, scored a touchdown and passed for another.

SALINAS

7

0

0

14

21

WATSONVILLE

3

0

7

6

16

SA

WA

 

0

3

Jiminez (37, field goal)

7
3

Santa (10, pass from Lewis) (O. Marquez kick)

7
10
Rayray (39, pass from Cordova) (Jiminez kick)
14
10
Santiago (2, run) (O. Marquez kick)
21
10
Lee (82, punt return) (O. Marquez kick)
21
16
Cordova (41, run) (no kick attempted)

DIVISION III 94
First round:

MONTEREY (9-1)(MBL 2nd) def. KING CITY (6-4)(MTAL 2nd), 29-27, at Pacific Grove High, Nov. 18.

GUNDERSON (8-1-1)(BVAL-STAL 2nd) def. WOODSIDE (7-3)(PAL 2nd), 20-19, at Gunderson High, Nov. 19.

DEL MAR (9-1)(BVAL-STAL champ) def. SEQUOIA (7-3)(PAL 3rd), 21-7, at Del Mar High, Nov. 19.

ARAGON (10-0)(PAL champ) def. PIONEER (8-1)(BVAL-WVAL 2nd), 18-0, at Aragon High, Nov. 19.

Semifinals:

GUNDERSON def. MONTEREY, 15-14, at De Anza College, Nov. 25.

ARAGON def. DEL MAR, 6-0, at De Anza College, Nov. 25.

Final:

ARAGON def. GUNDERSON, 36-0, at San Jose City College, Dec. 2 -- With Darin Hooper rushing for 183 yards and scoring two touchdowns, the Dons had little trouble. Aragon’s defense extended its scoreless streak to 14 quarters. The Dons scored on the third scrimmage play of the game when Marc Kleiman hit Tom Jonsson on a 75-yard pass play.

ARAGON

7

16

7

6

38

GUNDERSON

0

0

0

0

0

AR

GU

 

7

0

Jonsson (75, pass from Kleiman) (Coletta kick)

14
0

Kleiman (5, run) (Coletta kick)

21
0
Kleiman (1, run) (Coletta kick)
23
0
Safety: L. Kafu blocked punt went through end zone
30
0
Hooper (17, run) (Coletta kick)
36
0
Hooper (1, run) (kick failed)

DIVISION IV 94
First round:

MITTY (7-2)(WCAL 2nd) def. HALF MOON BAY (7-2)(NPL 2nd), 27-6, at Mitty High, Nov. 19.

HARBOR (7-3)(SCCAL 2nd) def. WILLOW GLEN (8-1-1)(BVAL-WVAL champ), 37-6, at Harbor High, Nov. 19.

SARATOGA (7-3)(SCVAL-ECAL champ) def. PALO ALTO (7-3)(SCVAL-DAL 4th), 24-7, at Palo Alto High, Nov. 19.

SAN LORENZO VALLEY (6-4)(SCCAL 3rd) def. TERRA NOVA (8-2)(NPL champ), 21-14, at San Lorenzo Valley High, Nov. 19.

Semifinals:

MITTY def. HARBOR, 16-0, at Westmont High, Nov. 26.

SAN LORENZO VALLEY def. SARATOGA, 34-20, at Westmont High, Nov. 26.

Final:

MITTY def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY, 24-14, at San Jose City College, Dec. 3 -- Junior Miguel Valdillez paced the Monarchs to their first CCS title. Valdillez rushed for 150 yards, scored two touchdowns and intercepted a pass. Valdillez’ 68-yard TD run in the first quarter put Mitty ahead to stay.

1995 

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV


There was no change in the format. The playoffs involved 32 schools divided into four divisions. Automatically qualifying were 22 teams from the section’s 11 leagues based on league or division standings. In addition, there were 10 at-large selections. Once the field was set, the teams were divided into divisions based on enrollment. As before, small schools, if they met certain criteria, had the option of moving to one of the larger school classifications. Undefeated Bellarmine was seeded first in Division I, Wilcox in Division II, Soquel in Division III and Saratoga in Division IV.

DIVISION I 95
First round:

BELLARMINE (9-0)(WCAL champ) def. OVERFELT (6-4)(BVAL-STAL 2nd), 27-10, at San Jose City College, Nov. 18.

PALMA (9-0)(MTAL champ) def. INDEPENDENCE (8-2)(BVAL-MHAL 2nd), 20-19, at Salinas High, Nov. 17.

ST. FRANCIS (8-2)(WCAL 2nd) def. OAK GROVE (7-3)(BVAL-MHAL 3rd), 42-21, at St. Francis High, Nov. 18.

LIVE OAK (8-1)(MBL champ) def. MT. PLEASANT (5-5)(BVAL-STAL champ), 49-0, at Live Oak High, Nov. 17.

Semifinals:

BELLARMINE def. PALMA, 26-10, at De Anza College, Nov. 25.

ST. FRANCIS def. LIVE OAK, 19-0, at San Jose City College, Nov. 24.

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. BELLARMINE, 21-17, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 2 -- Charles Tharp ran 34 yards with 2:40 left in the game to score the touchdown that gave St. Francis its fifth straight title. Bellarmine, undefeated going into the game, got to the Lancer 24 but a pass was intercepted with less than a minute to play. The Bells scored on the first play of the game when Blake Elliott hit Garrett Shea on a 68-yard pass play. The pair connected on a 21-yard play in the second quarter but St. Francis scored twice to knot the score at 14-14 at halftime. Mike Chellino kicked a 24-yard field goal with 9:04 to play, giving Bellarmine an edge but Tharp’s run completed the scoring.

ST. FRANCIS

7

7

0

7

21

BELLARMINE

6

8

0

3

17

SF

BE

 

0

6

Shea (68, pass from Elliott) (kick blocked)

7
6

Watts (40, run) (Beall kick)

7
14
Shea (21, pass from Elliott) (Weber pass from Elliott)
14
14
Cross (37, pass from Gall) (Beall kick)
14
17
Chellino (24, field goal)
21
17
Tharp (34, run) (Beall kick)

DIVISION II 95
First round:

WILCOX (9-1)(SCVAL-DAD champ) def. LELAND (4-5-1)(BVAL-MHAL 4th), 14-13, at Wilcox High, Nov. 17.

LEIGH (8-0-1)(BVAL-MHAL champ) def. HILL (8-2)(BVAL-WVAL 2nd), 34-7, at Westmont High, Nov. 17.

WOODSIDE (9-1)(PAL champ) def. GILROY (6-4)(MBL 3rd), 10-3, at Woodside High, Nov. 18.

HOLLISTER (7-3)(MBL 2nd) def. HOMESTEAD (6-3-1)(SCVAL-DAL 5th), 36-34, at San Benito High, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

LEIGH def. WOODSIDE, 44-37, at San Jose City College, Nov. 25.

WILCOX def. HOLLISTER, 32-26, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 24.

Final:

WILCOX def. LEIGH, 21-9, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 2 -- After spotting Leigh an early touchdown and trailing 7-0 at halftime, Wilcox went on two four-play scoring drives in the third quarter that was enough for the victory. David Wyatt and Mike Matthews got the two scores after amassing 93 yards combined during the drives. Wyatt, who rushed for 162 yards, added an insurance TD for the Chargers in the fourth quarter. Leigh’s score came on a 10-yard Tim Garner gallop.

WILCOX

0

0

14

7

21

LEIGH

7

0

0

2

9

WI

LE

 

0

7

Garner (10, run) (Johnson kick)

7
7

Wyatt (19, run) (Britt kick)

14
7
Matthews (33, run) (Britt kick)
21
7
Wyatt (30, run) (Britt kick)
21
9
Safety: ball carrier ran out of end zone

DIVISION III 95
First round:

SOQUEL (9-1)(SCCAL champ) def. JEFFERSON (4-5)(NPL 2nd), 21-12, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 17.

LOS GATOS (6-4)(SCVAL-DAL 3rd) def. MONTEREY (5-5)(MBL 4th), 40-20, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 17.

ST. IGNATIUS (6-4)(WCAL 4th) def. DEL MAR (5-4)(BVAL-MHAL 5th), 25-7, at Kezar Stadium, Nov. 18.

MOUNTAIN VIEW (7-3)(SCVAL-ECAL champ) def. MENLO-ATHERTON (8-2)(PAL 2nd), 29-6, at Mountain View High, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

LOS GATOS def. ST. IGNATIUS, 27-14, at Westmont High, Nov. 24.

MOUNTAIN VIEW def. SOQUEL, 9-0, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 25.

Final:

LOS GATOS def. MOUNTAIN VIEW, 34-27, at San Jose City College, Dec. 1 -- With less than five minutes remaining in the game, Manuel Austin returned a punt for 60 yards and the score that broke a 27-27 tie and gave the Wildcats their fifth CCS title. Austin had scored earlier on an eight-yard run and a 59-yard pass reception. The first half was a see-saw scoring battle with Los Gatos leading 27-21 at intermission but the second half was a defensive battle.

LOS GATOS

13

14

0

7

34

MOUNTAIN VIEW

7

14

6

0

27

LG

MV

 

7

0

Kollenborn (35, pass from Rogers) (Gremore kick)

13
0

Giodano (66, run) (kick failed)

13
7
Cantwell (1, run) (Maynard kick)
13
14
Lewis (38, run) (Maynard kick)
21
14
Austin (8, run) (Manuel pass from Rogers)
21
21
McCracken (67, pass from Moulin) (Maynard kick)
27
21
Austin (59, pass from Rogers) (kick failed)
27
27
Lewis (26, run) (kick failed)
34
27
Austin (60, punt return) (Gremore kick)

DIVISION IV 95
First round:

SARATOGA (6-2-2)(SCVAL-DAL 4th) def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY (5-5)(SCCAL 2nd), 3-0, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 18.

PALO ALTO (8-2)(SCVAL-DAL 2nd) def. LICK (7-2-1)(BVAL-WVAL), 27-0, at Foothill College, Nov. 20.

MITTY (7-3)(WCAL 3rd) def. STEVENSON (8-2)(MTAL 2nd), 28-7, at Mitty High, Nov. 18.

GONZALES (7-3)(MTAL 3rd) def. TERRA NOVA (10-0)(NPL champ), 7-6, at Terra Nova High, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

PALO ALTO def. GONZALES, 21-14, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 24.

SARATOGA def. MITTY, 14-7, at De Anza College, Nov. 24.

Final:

PALO ALTO def. SARATOGA, 14-10, at San Jose City College, Dec. 2 -- The Vikings, who had lost to the Falcons during regular season action, overcame a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter to post the win. Quarterback Peter Hansen had both touchdowns for the victors, each on one-yard runs. Saratoga had scored on a Tyler Kellogg field goal and a Joel Reikes’ TD plunge.

1996   

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV


The format did not change. The playoffs involved 32 schools divided into four divisions. Automatically qualifying were 22 teams from the section’s 11 leagues based on league or division standings. In addition, there were 10 at-large selections. Once the field was set, the teams were divided into divisions based on enrollment. As before, small schools, if they met certain criteria, had the option of moving to one of the larger school classifications. Oak Grove was seeded first in Division I, Homestead in Division II, Del Mar in Division III and Palma in Division IV.

DIVISION I 96    PLAYOFF BRACKETS
First round:

BELLARMINE (9-1)(WCAL co-champ) def. INDEPENDENCE (5-4-1) (BVAL-MHAL 5th), 33-12, at San Jose City College, Nov. 23.

ST. FRANCIS (4-6)(WCAL co-champ) def. LIVE OAK (8-1-1)(MBL champ), 35-14, at Live Oak High, Nov. 22.

OAK GROVE (10-0)(BVAL-MHAL champ), def. GILROY (5-4-1)(MBL 5th), 42-8, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 23.

HOLLISTER (7-3)(MBL 2nd) def. MONTA VISTA (8-2)(SCVAL-DAL 2nd), 21-0, At Hollister High, Nov. 22.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. BELLARMINE, 29-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29.

OAK GROVE def. HOLLISTER, 42-17, at San Jose City College, Nov. 30.

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. OAK GROVE, 34-6, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 7 -- The Lancers completed one of the most stunning season reversals in CCS history as they won their sixth straight section title. St. Francis started the season with six consecutive losses and then won seven in a row. All three teams that the Lancers defeated in the playoffs had beaten the champs earlier in the season. St. Francis won the game in the trenches, in the defensive secondary and with a running game that included a 203-yard effort by Charles Tharp. Oak Grove scored first and St. Francis led only 14-6 at halftime but the Lancers’ running game chewed up Oak Grove in the second half and kept the Eagles offense on the sidelines.

ST. FRANCIS

7

7

7

13

24

OAK GROVE

6

0

0

0

6

SF

OG

 

0

6

Wilson (50, pass from Adams) (kick failed)

7
6

Tharp (2, run) (Beall kick)

14
6
Tharp (3, run) (Beall kick)
21
6
Lentz (8, run) (Beall kick)
27
6
Lentz (13, run) (pass failed)
34
6
Tharp (39, run) (Beall kick)

DIVISION II 96    PLAYOFF BRACKETS
First round:

LELAND (6-4)(BVAL-MHAL 4th), def. FREMONT (7-3)(SCVAL-ECAL champ), 42-14, at Leland High, Nov. 23.

HOMESTEAD (9-1)(SCVAL-DAL champ), def. MENLO-ATHERTON (8-2)(PAL-SD 3rd), 24-0, at Fremont High, Nov. 22.

HILL (9-1)(BVAL-STAL co-champ) def. LOS GATOS (5-5)(SCVAL-DAL 4th), 27-25, at Hill High, Nov. 23.

WOODSIDE (9-1)(PAL-SD co-champ) def. LEIGH (6-3)(BVAL-MHAL 3rd), 28-21, at Woodside High, Nov. 23.

Semifinals:

LELAND def. HOMESTEAD, 31-10, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 29.

WOODSIDE def. HILL, 21-7, at De Anza College, Nov. 30.

Final:

LELAND def. WOODSIDE, 46-0, at Spartan Stadium, Dec. 7 -- Paul Ugenti rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns in 20 carries, scored a third touchdown on a 45-yard reception, recorded one sack as a linebacker and recovered a Woodside fumble as the Chargers recorded the most lopsided margin in CCS championship game history. Quarterback Tim Whitfield completed 10 of 17 passes for 157 yards and four touchdowns as the Chargers held a 32-point lead at halftime and coasted through the second half.

LELAND

13

19

7

7

45

WOODSIDE

0

0

0

0

0

LE

WO

 

7

0

Ugenti (7, run) (Tillman kick)

13
0

Enchill (15, pass from Whitfield) (kick blocked)

19
0
Ugenti (10, run) (pass failed)
25
0
Ugenti (45, pass from Whitfield) (pass failed)
32
0
Herzing (27, pass from Whitfield) (Tillman kick)
39
0
Vickers (1, run) (Tillman kick)
46
0
Bailey (7, pass from Whitfield) (Tillman kick)

DIVISION III 96    PLAYOFF BRACKETS
First round:

SAN MATEO (9-1)(PAL-SD co-champ) def. MITTY (5-5)(WCAL 4th), 22-21 (tie-breaker), at San Mateo High, Nov. 23.

GUNDERSON (9-1)(BVAL-STAL-champ) def. ARAGON (7-3)(PAL-SD 4th), 23-21, at Gunderson High, Nov. 23.

MONTEREY (6-4)(MBL 3rd) def. MOUNTAIN VIEW (8-2)(SCVAL-ECAL 2nd), 26-6, at Mountain View, Nov. 23.

DEL MAR (8-2)(BVAL-MHAL 2nd) def. HARBOR (7-2-1) (SCCAL 2nd), 40-14, at Del Mar High, Nov. 23.

Semifinals:

DEL MAR def. MONTEREY, 28-7, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 30.

GUNDERSON def. SAN MATEO, 15-7, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 30

Final

DEL MAR def. GUNDERSON, 16-15, at San Jose City College, Dec. 6 -- The Dons put on a remarkable finish after trailing Gunderson most of the game to claim its first CCS victory. Gunderson, already leading 15-10, appeared ready to score the clinching touchdown when it lost the ball on a fumble. Del Mar then went 84 yards in seven plays, Peter Salazar throwing 16 yards to Chris Underwood for the touchdown with 1:49 left. Underwood then intercepted a Del Mar pass to clinch the win.

DEL MAR

7

3

0

6

16

GUNDERSON

0

12

3

0

15

DE

GU

 

7

0

Salazar (1, run) (Gottfredson kick)

10
0

Gottfredson (33, field goal)

10
6
Galaviz (24, pass from Watkins) (kick failed)
10
12
Galaviz (45, punt return) (run failed)
10
15
Owens (40, field goal)
16
15
Underwood (16, pass from Salazar) (pass failed)

DIVISION IV 96    PLAYOFF BRACKETS
First round:

SARATOGA (7-3)(SCVAL-DAL 3rd) def. PIONEER (7-1-1)(BVAL-WVAL 2nd), 23-7, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 22.

SAN LORENZO VALLEY (8-0-2)(SCCAL champ) def. TERRA NOVA (7-3) (PAL-ND champ), 35-14, at San Lorenzo Valley High, Nov. 23.

GONZALES (7-3)(MTAL 2nd) def. WILLOW GLEN (7-1-2)(BVAL-WVAL champ), 42-8, at Gonzales High, Nov. 23.

PALMA (10-0)(MTAL champ) def. HALF MOON BAY (6-2-1)(PAL-ND 2nd), 47-7, at Salinas High, Nov. 22.

Semifinals:

SARATOGA def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY, 17-14, at De Anza College, Nov. 30.

PALMA def. GONZALES, 23-21, at Gilroy High, Nov. 29.

Final:

SARATOGA def. PALMA, 17-3, at San Jose City College, Dec. 7 -- A 53-yard punt return by Mike Black midway through the third quarter moved the Falcons ahead, 7-3, and after recovering a fumble on the kickoff, Saratoga scored again in seven plays. Paul Goodwin’s 31-yard field goal looked like it might hold up for Palma but Black’s run ended that.

1997   

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV


The format did not change. The playoffs involved 32 schools divided into four divisions. Automatically qualifying were 22 teams from the section’s 11 leagues based on league or division standings. In addition, there were 10 at-large selections. Once the field was set, the teams were divided into divisions based on enrollment. As before, small schools, if they met certain criteria, had the option of moving to one of the larger school classifications. Oak Grove was seeded first in Division I, Wilcox in Division II, Monterey in Division III and San Lorenzo Valley in Division IV.

DIVISION I 97   PLAYOFF BRACKETS
First round:

LELAND (8-2) (BVAL-MHAL 2nd) def. HOLLISTER (5-3-2)(MBL 3rd), 28-3, at Leland High, Nov. 22.

ST. FRANCIS (7-3) (WCAL co-champ) def. MILPITAS (6-4) (SCVAL-ECAL champ), 52-25, at St. Francis High, Nov. 21.

BELLARMINE (7-3) (WCAL co-champ) def. LIVE OAK (6-4) (MBL 2nd), 20-15, at San Jose City College, Nov. 22.

OAK GROVE (10-0) (BVAL-MHAL champ) def. WATSONVILLE (6-4) (SCCAL 2nd), 49-14, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 22.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. LELAND, 17-3, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28.

OAK GROVE def. BELLARMINE, 28-7, at Foothill College, Nov. 29.

Final:

OAK GROVE def. ST. FRANCIS, 21-0, at San Jose City College, Dec. 6 -- D’ Shaun Crockett rushed for 206 yards and scored the final touchdown for the revenge-minded Eagles. Jarmar Julien starred also, intercepting two passes, rushing for 54 yards and scoring on a 10-yard pass play. After Crockett romped 73 yards down the sideline in the first quarter, quarterback Jon Barragan four plays later passed to Julien for the score. Guard David Ashkinaz scored the next TD by recovering a fumble by a teammate in the end zone, culminating an 80-yard drive. Midway in the second quarter, Crockett raced 42 yards for the third score. The Eagles’ defense then stopped St. Francis for the rest of the game.

ST. FRANCIS

0

0

0

0

0

OAK GROVE

7

14

0

0

21

OG

SF

 

7

0

Julien (10, pass from Barragan) (Tanner kick)

14
0

Ashkinaz (rec. fumble in end zone) (Tanner kick)

21
0
Crockett (42, run) (Tanner kick)

DIVISION II 97    PLAYOFF BRACKETS
First round:

LEIGH (7-3) (BVAL-MHAL 3rd) def. RIORDAN (5-5) (WCAL 4th), 47-0, at Leigh High School, Nov. 22.

OVERFELT (4-6) (BVAL-MHAL 7th) def. PROSPECT (9-0-1) (BVAL-STAL champ), 25-14, at Westmont High, Nov. 21.

NORTH SALINAS (5-4-1) (MBL 4th) def. PIEDMONT HILLS (8-2) (BVAL-STAL 3rd), 28-13, at Piedmont Hills, Nov. 22

WILCOX (9-1) (SCVAL-DAL 2nd) def. WOODSIDE (6-4) (PAL-BD 2nd), 35-28, at Wilcox High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

LEIGH def. OVERFELT, 37-6, at De Anza College, Nov. 29.

WILCOX def. NORTH SALINAS, 27-6, at Westmont High, Nov. 29.

Final:

WILCOX def. LEIGH, 28-21, at PAL Stadium, Dec. 5 -- After holding a 28-7 lead with 9:45 left in the game, Wilcox had to withstand a furious Longhorn rally in the final minutes. The Chargers knocked down a pass in the end zone that could have knotted the score on the final play of the game. Quarterback Mike Wilcox scored three times for the winners on runs of 26, 11 and 22 yards. With five seconds left in the game, Leigh quarterback Kyle Padia threw a 24-yard pass into the end zone that was knocked down by Joe Lombardo.

WILCOX

7

0

13

8

28

LEIGH

0

0

7

14

21

WI

LE

 

7

0

Wilcox (26, run) (Ramirez kick)

14
0

Boughton (80, run) (Ramirez kick)

14
7
Luna (2, run) (Wester kick)
20
7
Wilcox (11, run) (kick blocked)
28
14
Wilcox (22, run) (Wyatt run)
28
14
Fuselier (24, run) (Wester kick)
28
21
Miller (9, pass from Padia) (Wester kick)

DIVISION III 97    PLAYOFF BRACKETS
First round:

BURLINGAME (9-1) (PAL-BD champ) def. WILLOW GLEN (8-2) (BVAL-STAL 2nd), 42-41 (tie-breaker), at Burlingame High, Nov. 22.

LOS GATOS (7-3) (SCVAL-DAL champ) def. ARAGON (7-3) (PAL-BD 4th), 21-14, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 21.

MITTY (6-4) (WCAL 3rd) def. PALO ALTO (7-3) (SCVAL-DAL 3rd), 31-14, at Gunn High, Nov. 22.

MONTEREY (10-0) (MBL champ) def. MOUNTAIN VIEW (6-4) (SCVAL-ECAL 4th), 14-7, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

LOS GATOS def. BURLINGAME, 16-13, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 28.

MITTY def. MONTEREY, 16-7, at Salinas High, Nov. 29.

Final:

LOS GATOS def. MITTY, 28-14, at Foothill College, Dec. 5 -- Quarterback Ryan Sorahan, who became the Wildcats starting quarterback after the team had lost its first three games, was the big difference. Sorahan passed for 213 yards including three touchdowns. He threw TD passes of 25 and 51 yards to Anthony Fitzgerald and 17 yards to Vincent Posner. Alan Rosa provided the rushing game for the winning Wildcats, gaining 94 yards.

LOS GATOS

7

7

7

7

28

MITTY

0

0

6

8

14

LG

MI

 

7

0

Fitzgerald (25, pass from Sorahan) (Cook kick)

14
0

Posner (17, pass from Sorahan) (Cook kick)

14
6
Hammer (5, run) (kick failed)
21
6
Fitzgerald (51, pass from Sorahan) (Cook kick)
28
6
Glover (4, run) (Cook kick)
28
14
Daniels (18, pass from Lewis) (Swanson run)
28
21
Miller (9, pass from Padia) (Wester kick)

DIVISION IV 97    PLAYOFF BRACKETS
First round:

GUNDERSON (7-3) (BVAL-MHAL 4th) def. GONZALES (7-3) (MTAL 2nd), 15-6, at Gunderson High, Nov. 22.

PALMA (9-1) (MTAL champ) def. MENLO (9-1) (PAL-OD champ), 42-0, at Salinas Sports Complex, Nov. 21.

STEVENSON (8-2) (MTAL 3rd) def. PIONEER (7-1-1) (BVAL-WVAL champ), 14-9, at Stevenson High, Nov. 22.

SAN LORENZO VALLEY (10-0) (SCCAL champ) def. TERRA NOVA (6-4) (PAL-OD 3rd), 28-6, at San Lorenzo Valley High Nov. 22.

Semifinals:

PALMA def. GUNDERSON, 48-16, at Gilroy High, Nov. 28.

SAN LORENZO VALLEY def. STEVENSON, 21-0, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 29.

Final:

PALMA def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY, 22-19, at Gilroy High, Dec. 6. -- With two minutes to go in the game, Palma held a three-point edge, which was the margin of victory, but four touchdowns were scored in the remaining time. Palma scored on a 17-yard run by Matt Guerrero; San Lorenzo Valley tallied twice on Orion Latin’s 63 and 10-yard passes from Dusty Dixon to take the lead 19-16 with less than a minute to play; and Palma won the game with 10 seconds remaining on a 32-yard pass from Guerrero to Michael Sparks.

1998   

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV

The format did not change. The playoffs involved 32 schools divided into four divisions. Automatically qualifying were 22 teams from the section’s 11 leagues based on league or division standings. In addition, there were 10 at-large selections. Once the field was set, the teams were divided into divisions based on enrollment. As before, small schools (if they met certain criteria) had the option of moving to one of the larger school classifications. Oak Grove was seeded first in Division I, Overfelt in Division II, Aragon in Division III and Palma in Division IV.

DIVISION I  98    PLAYOFF BRACKETS
First round:

ST. FRANCIS (7-3) (WCAL champ) def. HOLLISTER (5-5) (MBL tie 4th), 40-12, at St. Francis High, Nov. 21.

BELLARMINE (7-3) (WCAL 3rd) def. MILPITAS (9-1) (SCVAL-DAL), 54-33, at Milpitas Sports Center, Nov. 20.

LIVE OAK (8-2) (MBL 2nd) def. APTOS (9-1) (SCCAL 2nd), 39-7, at Live Oak High, Nov. 20.

OAK GROVE (10-0) (BVAL-MHAL champ) def. SANTA TERESA (7-3) (BVAL-STAL co-champ), 43-0, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

ST. FRANCIS def. BELLARMINE, 41-7, at San Jose City College, Nov. 27.

OAK GROVE def. LIVE OAK, 24-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28.

Final:

ST. FRANCIS def. OAK GROVE, 14-13, at San Jose City College, Dec. 4 -- Jeff Endaya scored twice -- on runs of 63 and 3 yards -- but Matt Lemos provided the winning margin by converting both conversions while St. Francis blocked one of the Oak Grove attempts. After a 7-7 halftime stalemate, Endaya scored for the second time and Lemos added the 14th point. Oak Grove answered that score on its next possession but John Reibero blocked the attempted extra point and Oak Grove couldn’t get in the end zone again.

ST. FRANCIS

7

0

7

0

14

OAK GROVE

0

7

6

0

13

SF

OG

 

7

0

Endaya (63, run) (Lemos kick)

7
7

Hopper (2, pass from Barragan) (Banaszek kick)

14
7
Endaya (3, run) (Lemos kick) 14 13 McMahan (36, pass from Barragan) (kick blocked)

DIVISION II 98    PLAYOFF BRACKETS
First round:

WOODSIDE (5-4-1) (PAL-BD tie 3rd) def. LEIGH (8-2) (BVAL-MHAL tie 2nd), 26-16, at Leigh High, Nov. 21.

WILCOX (8-2) (SCVAL-DAL tie 2nd) def. LELAND (6-3) (BVAL-MHAL tie 2nd), 63-35, at Townsend Field, Nov. 20.

SERRA (7-3) (WCAL 4th) def. SOQUEL (8-1-1) (SCCAL 3rd), 28-10, at Soquel High, Nov. 21.

OVERFELT (8-2) (BVAL-MHAL tie 2nd) def. SANTA CLARA (6-4) (SCVAL-ECAL co-champ), 35-7, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

WILCOX def. WOODSIDE, 53-6, PAL Stadium, Nov. 27.

OVERFELT def. SERRA, 34-30, at De Anza College, Nov. 27.

Final:

OVERFELT def. WILCOX, 28-14, at Cupertino High, Dec. 5 -- With the score 14-14 and less than nine minutes to play, Overfelt’s Larry Morris carried the ball six times in a seven-play touchdown drive that put his team ahead to stay. The Royals added another score with 17 second left in the game to ice it. Morris ended up with 100 yards rushing as Overfelt won its first-ever CCS crown.

OVERFELT

6

8

0

14

28

WILCOX

0

7

0

7

14

OV

WI

 

6

0

Morris (5, run) (kick failed)

6
7

Dent (60, run) (Timon kick)

14
7
Amituanai (3, pass from Moisa)(Maningo, pass from Moisa)
14
14
Simmons (1, run) (Timon kick)
20
14
Morris (2, run) (kick blocked)
28
14
Moisa (28, run) (Maningo, run)

DIVISION III 98    PLAYOFF BRACKET
First round:

ST. IGNATIUS (7-3) (WCAL 2nd) def. JEFFERSON (8-0-2) (PAL-OD champ), 27-6, at Kezar Stadium, Nov. 21.

MONTEREY (8-2) (MBL-tie 2nd) def. KING CITY (7-2-1) (MTAL 2nd), 48-0, at Gilroy High, Nov. 20.

LOS GATOS (6-4) (SCVAL-DAL tie 2nd) def. ALVAREZ (6-4) (MBL tie 4th), 28-10, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 20.

ARAGON (8-1-1) (PAL-BD champ) def. WESTMONT (6-4) (BVAL-WVAL co-champ), 56-14, at Aragon High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

ARAGON def. LOS GATOS, 12-6, at Westmont High, Nov. 27.

MONTEREY def. ST. IGNATIUS, 27-16, at Independence High, Nov. 28.

Final:

MONTEREY def. ARAGON, 28-18, at PAL Stadium, Dec. 5 -- Monterey fell behind early but took control in the second half by dominating at the line of scrimmage and coming up with big plays. Aragon marched 75 yards on its first possession to score but Monterey responded with a drive of its own. After Aragon took the lead again on its second possession, Monterey scored twice more to take the lead for good.

MONTEREY

7

13

8

0

28

ARAGON

6

6

0

6

18

AR

MO

 

6

0

Jackson (29, pass from Fuata) (kick failed)

6
7

Yi (10, pass from Koch) (Mendez kick)

12
7
Pheil (3, pass from Fuata) (pass failed)
12
14
Machado (18, pass from Koch) (Mendez kick)
12
20
Vaughns (10, run) (kick failed)
12
28
Torrey (1, run) (Bentley, pass from Koch)
18
28
Chenoweth (10, pass from Fuata) (run failed)

DIVISION IV 98    PLAYOFF BRACKET
First round:

TERRA NOVA (6-2-2) (PAL-BD 2nd) def. LOS ALTOS (7-2-1) (SCVAL-ECAL co-champ), 17-3, at Terra Nova High, Nov. 20.

VALLEY CHRISTIAN (6-3-1) (BVAL-STAL tie 3rd) def. SARATOGA (6-3-1) (SCVAL-DAL tie 2nd), 20-0, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 21.

SAN LORENZO VALLEY (7-2-1) (SCCAL champ) def. WILLOW GLEN (8-2) (BVAL-STAL co-champ), 50-29, at San Lorenzo Valley High, Nov. 21.

PALMA (10-0) (MBL champ) def. SEASIDE (6-3-1) (MTAL champ), 42-16, at Salinas Sports Complex, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

PALMA def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY, 7-0, at Gilroy High, Nov. 27.

VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. TERRA NOVA, 28-0, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 28.

Final:

PALMA def. VALLEY CHRISTIAN, 43-6, at San Jose City College, Dec. 5 -- The winners capped an undefeated  season by easily repeating as division champions. The Chieftains, led by Michael Sparks with 171 yards and two  touchdowns, accumulated 364 yards on the ground. Palma had a 28-0 lead at halftime and Valley Christian was able  to score only in the final quarter.

1999   

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV

The format did not change. The playoffs involved 32 schools divided into four divisions. Automatically qualifying were 22 teams from the section's 11 leagues based on league or division standings. In addition,  there were 10 at-large selections. Once the field was set, the teams were divided into divisions based on enrollment. As before, small schools (if they met certain criteria) had the option of moving to one of the larger school classifications. St. Francis was seeded first in Division I, Santa Clara in Division II, Los Gatos in Division III and Gonzales in Division IV.

Division I 99    Playoff Brackets
First round:

ST. FRANCIS
(9-1) (WCAL champ) def. LEIGH (6-4) (BVAL-MHAL tie 4th), 31-6, at St. Francis High, Nov. Nov. 19.

HOLLISTER (8-2) (MBL co-champs) def. MILPITAS (7-2-1) (SCVAL-DAL 3rd), 31-30, (tiebreaker) at Hollister High, Nov. 20.

OAK GROVE (9-1) (BVAL-MHAL champs) def. HILL (7-2) (BVAL-WVAL champs), 53-7, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 20.

PALMA (9-1) (MBL co-champs) def. SANTA TERESA (7-2-1) (BVAL-MHAL 3rd), 33-0, at Salinas Sports Center, Nov. 19.

Semifinals:

OAK GROVE def. PALMA, 28-24, at Gilroy High, Nov. 26.

HOLLISTER def. ST. FRANCIS, 39-34, at San Jose City College, Nov. 27.

Final:

OAK GROVE def. HOLLISTER, 28-20, at San Jose City College, Dec. 3 -- Oak Grove jumped to a 28-6 lead with 3:39 left in the third quarter on Nick Gardiner's 92-yard run
but Hollister rallied to score twice in the fourth period -- on runs by Michael Reyes for four yards and Nick Buzzetta for 14 -- before the winners were able to run out the clock. Gardiner also scored the Eagles' first touchdown on a two-yard run.

HOLLISTER

0

6

0

14

20

OAK GROVE

7

7

14

0

28

OG

HO

7

0

Gardiner (2, run) (Hannah kick)

14
0

Frampton (71, punt return) (Hannah kick)

14
6
Rivera (5, run) (kick failed) 
21
6
Taylor (12, pass from Sharma) (Hannah kick) 
28
6
Gardiner (92, run) (Hannah kick) 
28
12
Reyes (4, run) (kick blocked) 
28
20
Buzzetta (14, run) (Buzzetta run) 

Division II 99    Playoff Brackets

PIEDMONT HILLS (7-3) (BVAL-STAL tie 2nd) def. SANTA CLARA (9-1) (SCVAL-ECAL champs), 21-18, at Townsend Field, Nov. 19.

LELAND (7-3) (BVAL-MHAL 2nd) def. MONTEREY (7-3) (MBL 4th), 49-28, at Leland High, Nov. 20.

WOODSIDE (8-2) (PAL-BD co-champ) def. GUNN (7-3) (SCVAL-ECAL 2nd), 24-6, at Sequoia High, Nov. 20.

ARAGON (8-2) (PAL-BD 3rd) def. EL CAMINO (8-2) (PAL-OD co-champ), 49-0, at Aragon High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

LELAND def. PIEDMONT HILLS, 27-17, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 26

WOODSIDE def. ARAGON, 21-7, at Sequoia High, Nov. 27.

Final:

WOODSIDE and LELAND tied, 17-17, at PAL Stadium, Dec. 3 -- Although Leland jumped out to an early lead, Woodside took advantage of turnovers to battle
back and tie the game with 5:38 remaining in the fourth quarter on Sven Lyssand's 29-yard field goal. Leland did all its scoring in the second quarter as fullback
Daniel Pinedo caught three passes from Barrett Logue for 103 yards and two touchdowns. Shane Brown added a 36-yard field goal for the Chargers.

WOODSIDE

0

7

7

3

17

LELAND

0

17

0

0

17

WO

LE

0

7

Pinedo (45, pass from Logue) (Brown kick)

0
10

Brown (36, field goal)

7
10
  Tavake (5, run) (Lyssand kick)
7
17
  Pinedo (12, pass from Logue) (Brown kick)
14
17
  Porter (7, run) (Lyssand kick)
17
17
  Lyssand (29, field goal)

Division III 99    Playoff Brackets

LOS GATOS (10-0) (SCVAL-DAL champ) def. PROSPECT (7-3) (BVAL-STAL tie 2nd), 34-6, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 19.

MITTY (7-3) (WCAL 2nd) def. DEL MAR (8-2) (BVAL-STAL tie 2nd), 45-7, at Mitty High, Nov. 20.

NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (8-2) (MBL co-champ) def. PALO ALTO (5-5) (SCVL-DAD 2nd), 21-7, at North Monterey County High, Nov. 20.

JEFFERSON (8-2) (PAL-BD co-champ) def. ST. IGNATIUS (7-3) (WCAL tie 3rd), 21-14, at Jefferson High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

MITTY def. LOS GATOS, 34-6, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 27.

JEFFERSON def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY, 30-22, at De Anza College, Nov. 27.

Final:

MITTY def. JEFFERSON, 49-6, at Cupertino High, Dec. 4 -- The Monarchs scored on their first four possessions, rushed for 438 yards and forced seven turnovers. Fullback Kevin May, who scored four times, gained 202 yards rushing. Jefferson scored its only touchdown on its first possession and then was shut down.

MITTY

22

7

20

0

49

JEFFERSON

6

0

0

0

6

MI

JE

8

0

May (4, run) (Jennings, run)

8
6

Vue (70, run after lateral) (pass failed)

15
6
May (15, run) (Monteiro kick)
22
6
Schoen (6, run) (Monteiro kick)
29
6
May (49, run) (Monteiro kick)
36
6
Jennings (2, run) (Monteiro kick)
42
6
May (50, run) (kick failed)
49
6
Hoover (86, run) (Monteiro kick)

Division IV 99    Playoff Brackets

VALLEY CHRISTIAN (6-4)(BVAL-MHAL tie 4th) def. GONZALES (9-1) (MTAL champ), 10-7, at Gonzales High, Nov. 19.

MONTE VISTA CHRISTIAN (9-1) (SCCAL 2nd) def. TERRA NOVA (7-3) (PAL-BD 4th), 20-13, at Monte Vista Christian High, Nov. 20.

PIONEER (8-2) (BVAL-STAL champs) def. KING CITY (7-3) (MTAL 2nd), 37-7, at Pioneer High, Nov. 20.

SAN LORENZO VALLEY (8-2) (SCCAL champ) def. MENLO (7-3) (PAL-OD co-champ), 34-12, at San Lorenzo Valley High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

SAN LORENZO VALLEY def. PIONEER, 45-21, at De Anza College, Nov. 26.

VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. MONTE VISTA CHRISTIAN, 35-7, at Piedmont Hills High, Nov. 27.

Final:

SAN LORENZO VALLEY def. VALLEY CHRISTIAN, 34-7, at San Jose City College, Dec. 4 -- After stopping Valley Christian on its first drive, the Cougars dominated the game. The losers' only score came after SLV had a 14-0 lead but the winners took only six plays to go up 21-7.

Jeff Mercer run for 69 yards in nine carries, caught two passes for 50 yards and scored twice for San Lorenzo Valley.

2000  

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV

 The format did not change. The playoffs involved 32 schools divided into four divisions. Automatically qualifying were 22 teams from the section's 11 leagues based on league or division standings. In addition, there were 10 at-large selections. Once the field was set, the teams were divided into divisions based on enrollment. As before, small schools (if they met certain criteria) had the option of moving to one of the larger school classifications. Oak Grove was seeded first in Division I, Menlo-Atherton in Division II, Los Gatos in Division III and Riordan in Division IV.

DIVISION I    Click here for actual tournament brackets

First round:

VALLEY CHRISTIAN (9-1) (BVAL-MHAL 2nd) def. MILPITAS (8-2) (SCVAL 3rd), 42-21, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 18.

PALMA (8-1-1) (MBL champ) def. BELLARMINE (5-4-1) (WCAL 3rd), 7-6,  at Salinas Sports Complex, Nov. 17.

MITTY (7-2-1) (WCAL 2nd) def. SILVER CREEK (10-0) (BVAL-WVAL champ), 46-13,  at Mitty High, Nov. 18.

OAK GROVE (9-0-1) (BVAL-MHAL champ) def. LIVE OAK (5-4-1) (MBL 4th), 49-6,  at Oak Grove High, Nov. 17.

Semifinals:

OAK GROVE def. MITTY, 34-7, at San Jose City College, Nov. 24.
PALMA def. VALLEY CHRISTIAN, 14-10, at Gilroy High, Nov. 25.

Final:

PALMA def. OAK GROVE, 15-14, at San Jose City College, Dec. 1 --  The Chieftains, disdaining the chance for a tie, went for the two-point conversion after scoring 
in the final minute of play and converted when quarterback Luis Amaral passed to Justin  Cambier for the win. The teams were tied at halftime -- Gerald Green scoring for Oak Grove  on a 37-yard pass from Donnie Gupton and Nick Noroian plunging for one-yard for Palma.  Oak Grove took the lead early in the third quarter on Leone Iosefa's 26-yard run that held up until Amaral plunged into the end zone from five yards out and set up the two-point 
conversion.

PALMA

0

7

0

8

15

OAK GROVE

7

0

7

0

14

OG

PA

7

0

Green (37, pass from Gupton) (Hannah kick)

7
7

Noroian (1, run) (Sterrett kick)

14
7
Iosefa (26, run) (Hannah kick) 
14
15
Amaral (5, run ) (Cambier pass from Amaral) 

DIVISION II    Click here for actual tournament brackets

First round:

SANTA TERESA (6-4) (BVAL-MHAL tie 3rd) def. GILROY (7-3) (MBL 3rd), 20-17, at Gilroy High, Nov. 18.

HOLLISTER (7-3) (MBL 2nd) def. MONTA VISTA (6-4) (SCVAL-DAL 4th), 36-7,  at Hollister High, Nov. 17.

LEIGH (6-4) (BVAL-MHAL tie 3rd) def. PIEDMONT HILLS (8-2) (BVAL-STAL champ), 47-28,  at Piedmont Hills High, Nov. 17.

MENLO-ATHERTON (9-1) (PAL-BD 2nd) def. HILL (6-4) (BVAL-STAL tie 2nd), 14-0,  at Menlo-Atherton High, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

HOLLISTER def. SANTA TERESA, 29-0, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 24.
LEIGH def. MENLO-ATHERTON, 55-35, at De Anza College, Nov. 25.

Final:

HOLLISTER def. LEIGH, 28-21, at San Jose City College, Dec. 2 --  After trailing twice in the game, the Haybalers rallied for the win and then heldoff a Leigh surge 
that ended on the victors eight-yard line. The losing Longhorns jumped to an early lead on a  69-yard scoring pass play from halfback Antwon Guidry to Cris Orozco and a 10-yard fumble  return by Julio Ponce. Hollister answered back with scores but both conversion kicks failed.

A 26-yard field goal put Hollister ahead briefly in the third quarter but Leigh tallied again,  forcing the winners to score twice, the last one with 48 seconds remaining, to pull out the victory.

LEIGH

7

7

7

0

21

HOLLISTER

0

12

3

13

28

LE

HO

7

0

Orozco (69, pass from Guidry) (Marquardt kick)

14
0

Ponce (10, fumble return) (Marquardt kick)

14
6
  Salcedo (14, pass from Buzzetta) ( kick failed)
14
12
  Serafini (1, run) (kick failed)
14
15
Montalvo (26, field goal)
21
15
Crooks (7, run) (Marquardt kick)
21
22
Salcedo (2, run) (Montalvo kick)
21
28
Young (1, run) (run failed)

DIVISION III    Click here for actual tournament brackets

First round:

WILCOX (8-2) (SCVAL-DAL 2nd) def. SANTA CLARA (6-4) (SCVAL-ECAL tie 1st), 24-14, at Wilcox High, Nov. 18.

HARBOR (7-3) (SCCAL 2nd) def. WOODSIDE (10-0) (PAL-BD champ), 29-22,  at Woodside High, Nov. 17.

LOS GATOS (10-0) (SCVAL-DAL champ) def. TERRA NOVA (6-4) (PAL-BD 4th), 42-14, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 17.

ALVAREZ (6-4) (MBL tie 5TH) def. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (7-3) (PAL-BD 3rd), 24-15, at South San Francisco High, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

LOS GATOS def. ALVAREZ, 20-0, at Wilcox High, Nov. 24.
WILCOX def. HARBOR, 14-10, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 25.

Final:

LOS GATOS def. WILCOX, 28-7, at PAL Stadium, Dec. 2 --  With quarterback Trent Edwards completing 11 passes in as many attempts for 166 yards 
and running back Derek Smith scoring three times while rushing for 110 yards, the Wildcats easily handled Wilcox for the second time in the season. Marquis Henderson  scored the only Wilcox TD which tied the game in the first quarter but undefeated Los Gatos  took charge then and scored in every quarter.

WILCOX

7

0

0

0

7

LOS GATOS

7

7

7

7

28

WI

LG

0

7

Smith (3, run) (Frangadakis kick)

7
7

Henderson (8, run) (Wallace kick)

7
14
Smith (4, run) (Frangadakis kick)
7
21
Smith (13, run) (Frangadakis kick)
7
28
Warren (28, run) (Frangadakis kick)

DIVISION IV    CLICK HERE FOR ACTUAL TOURNAMENT BRACKETS
First round:

SAN LORENZO VALLEY (9-1) (SCCAL champ) def. SEASIDE (9-1) (MTAL 2nd), 35-14,  at San Lorenzo Valley High, Nov. 18.

PIONEER (7-3) (BVAL-MHAL tie 3rd) def. BURLINGAME (10-0) (PAL-OD champ), 14-7, at Burlingame High, Nov. 17.

STEVENSON (10-0) (MTAL champ) def. CAPUCHINO (8-2) (PAL-OD 2nd), 35-7,  at Stevenson High, Nov. 18.

RIORDAN (9-1) (WCAL champ) def. PACIFIC GROVE (8-2) (MTAL 3rd), 42-21,  at Riordan High, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

RIORDAN def. STEVENSON, 24-8, at De Anza College, Nov. 24.
SAN LORENZO VALLEY def. PIONEER, 28-13, at San Jose City College, Nov. 25.

Final:

SAN LORENZO VALLEY def. RIORDAN, 20-17, at PAL Stadium, Dec. 1 --  After the two teams traded leads throughout the contest, San Lorenzo Valley marched 62
yards in the closing minutes, capped by Nick Noce's one-yard keeper. Noce had scored earlier for the Cougars and also lateraled to Matt Sinnott who passed66 yards 
to Ian Sacco for the other touchdown.

2001       

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV

The format did not change. The playoffs involved 32 schools divided into four divisions. Automatically qualifying were 22 teams from the section's 11 leagues based on league or division standings. In addition, there were 10 At-Large selections. Once the field was set, the teams were divided in to divisions based on enrollment. As before, small schools ( if they met certain criteria) had the option of moving to one of the larger school classifications. Mitty was seeded first in Div. I, Aragon in Div. II, Los Gatos in Div. III, and Pacific Grove in Div. IV

  DIVISION I     CLICK FOR TOURNAMENT BRACKET

First Round

BELLARMINE (7-3) (WCL tie 2nd) def. VALLEY CHRISTIAN (8-2) (BVL-MHD tri-champ), 17-13, @ Valley Christian HS, Nov.17.
PALMA (9-1) (MBL champ) def. MILPITAS (7-3) (SCVL-DAD 3rd), 26-22, @ Salinas Sports Complex, Nov. 16.
OAK GROVE (8-2) (BVL-MHD tri-champ) def. INDEPENDENCE (9-0) (SCCL DAD 3rd), 28-7, @ Oak Grove HS, Nov. 16.
MITTY (10-0) (WCL champ) def. WATSONVILLE (9-1) (SCCL 2nd), 33-14, @ Mitty HS, Nov. 17.

Semifinals

MITTY def. OAK GROVE, 35-27, @ San Jose City College, Nov. 23.
PALMA def. BELLARMINE, 33-0, @ San Jose City College,Nov. 24

Finals

PALMA def. MITTY, 26-7, @ San Jose City College, Nov. 30. -- The Chieftains scored early and often to overwhelm the previously undefeated
Monarchs. After intercepting a pass on the first play from scrimmage, Palma scored in four plays. In their next possession, the winners went 81 yards in
12 plays and then added two scores by quarterback Lou Amaral in the second period. Mitty, completely dominated by Palma's line, managed to get on the
scoreboard in the final period when Aaron Bates and Robert Perry hooked up on a 54-yard pass play. Mitty was intercepted six times.

PALMA

14

12

0

0

26

MITTY

0

0

0

0

7

PA

MI

6

0

Noroian (7, run) (kick failed)

14
0

Martinez (5, run) (Meier run)

20
0
Amaral (1, run) (kick failed)
26
0
Amaral (20, run) (pass failed)
26
7
Perry (54, pass from Bates) (Filice kick)


DIVISION II                CLICK FOR TOURNAMENT BRACKET  

First Round

HOLLISTER (8-2) (MBL 3rd) def. PIEDMONT HILLS (6-4) (BVL-MHD tri-champ), 42-12, @ Hollister High, Nov. 16
ALVAREZ (8-1-1) (MBL 2nd) def. LEIGH (5-5) (BVL_MHD 5th), 17-7, @ Alvarez High, Nov. 17
SALINAS (7-2-1) (MBL 4th) def. WILCOX (SCVL-DAD 2nd), 47-0, @ Salinas High, Nov. 16
ARAGON (8-0-1) (PL co-champ) def. GILROY (7-3) (MBL 5th), 27-26, @ Aragon High, Nov. 17

Semifinals

HOLLISTER def. ALVAREZ, 34-13, @ Gilroy High, Nov. 23
SALINAS def. ARAGON, 21-17, @ Santa Clara High, Nov. 24

Finals

SALINAS def. HOLLISTER, 7-6, @ Gilroy High. Dec. 1 -- With Salinas leading 7-0, Hollister scored on a four-yard pass from Nick Buzzetta to Steve Salcedo 
with 1:49 left in the game but failed on an attempted two-point conversion pass  to give the Cowboys the win. The latter scored in the third quarter on a 69-yard run
by Rachard Williams and the extra point provided the winning margin. Neither  team attempted a pass in the first half.

SALINAS

0

0

7

0

7

HOLLISTER

0

0

0

6

6

SA

HO

7

0

Williams (69, run) (Araujo kick)

7
6

Salcedo (4, pass from Buzzetta (2pt. pass failed)

DIVISION III            CLICK FOR TOURNAMENT BRACKET  

First Round

TERRA NOVA (7-1-1) (PL-BD co-champ) def. PALO ALTO (6-3-1) (SCVL-DAD tie 4th), 10-0, @ Terra Nova High, Nov. 16
SAN LORENZO VALLEY (10-0) (SCCL champ) def. WESTMONT (8-2) (BVL-STD 2nd), 24-14, @ San Lorenzo Valley High, Nov. 17
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (6-3) (PL-BD 3rd) def> MILLS (7-2) (PL-OD champ), 52-43, @ Mills High, Nov.17
LOS GATOS (10-0) (SCVL-DAD champ) def. ST. FRANCIS (4-6) (WCL tie 2nd), 35-7, @ Los Gatos High, Nov. 16

Semifinals

LOS GATOS def. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, 62-13, @ Wilcox High, Nov. 23
SAN LORENZO VALLEY def. TERRA NOVA, 24-21, @ San Jose City College, Nov. 24

Finals

LOS GATOS def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY, 42-0, @ San Jose City College, Dec.1 -- The Wildcats dominated on the ground and through the air to chalk up their second
consecutive Division III title and their 26 straight victory. Trent Edwards, who  completed his career with a 74.1 passing percentage, threw for 140 yards and a
touchdown but Chris Willard scored four times and amassed 138 yards.

LOS GATOS

7

7

21

7

42

SAN LORENZO VALLEY

0

0

0

0

0

LG

SLV

7

0

Willard (3, run) (Frangadakis kick)

14
0

Tam (36, pass form Edwards) (Frangadakis kick)

21
0
Willard (8, run) (Frangadakis kick)
28
0
Willard (23, run) (Frangadakis kick)
35
0
Edwards (54, run) (Frangadakis kick)
42
0
Willard (1, run) (Frangadakis kick)

DIVISION IV            CLICK FOR TOURNAMENT BRACKETS  

First Round

PIONEER (5-5) (BVL-MHD 4th) def> MOUNTAIN VIEW (8-2) (SCVL-ECD), 14-7, @ Foothill College, Nov. 16
SARATOGA (5-4-1) (SCVL-DAD 4th) def> GUNDERSON (8-2) (BVL-STD champ), 38-14, @ Gunderson High, Nov. 17
CAPUCHINO (6-4) (PL-BD 4th) def. CARMEL (7-2) (MTL tie 2nd), 31-28, (tiebreaker) @ Capuchino High, Nov. 17
PACIFIC GROVE (9-1) (MTL champ) def. BURLINGAME (5-4) (PL-BD 5th), 9-7, @ Pacific Grove High, Nov.16

Semifinals

PIONEER def. SARATOGA, 24-10, @ San Jose City College, Nov. 23
PACIFIC GROVE def. CAPUCHINO, 49-21, @ Wilcox High, Nov. 24

Finals

PACIFIC GROVE def. PIONEER, 17-0, @ San Jose City College, Dec. 1 - The Breakers defense held Pioneer to 175 yards of offense and forced four 
turnovers but didn't put the game away until the second half when Jon Grant  connected on two scoring strikes -- 11 yards to Dana Kennedy and 56 yards 
to Andrew Engles.

PACIFIC GROVE

3

0

7

7

17

PIONEER

0

0

0

0

0

PG

PI

7

0

Emanuel ( 26, field goal)

10
0

Kennedy (11, pass from Grant) (Emanuel kick)

17
0
  Engles (56, pass from Grant) (Emanuel kick)

2002      

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISON III

DIVISION IV

    The format did not change. The playoffs involved 32 schools divided into four divisions. Automatically qualifying were 22 teams from the section’s 8 leagues based on league or division standings. In addition, there were 10 at-large selections. Once the field was set, the teams were divided into divisions based on enrollment. As before,  small schools (if they met certain criteria) had the option of moving to one of the larger school classifications. Valley Christian was seeded first in Division I, Piedmont Hills in Division II, Terra Nova in Division III and San Lorenzo Valley in Division IV.

 

DIVISION I COMPLETE BRACKETS

 

First round:

 

BELLARMINE (6-4) (WCL 3rd) def. PALMA (9-1) (TCL 2nd), 17-7, at Salinas Rodeo Complex, Nov. 23.

SALINAS (9-1) (TCL champ) def. INDEPENDENCE (8-2) (BVL-STD 2nd), 38-2, at Salinas High, Nov. 22.

MILPITAS (8-2) (SCVL-DAD tie 2nd) def. SERRA (6-4) (WCL co-champ), 14-10, at Milpitas Sports Complex, Nov. 22.

VALLEY CHRISTIAN (9-1) (WCL co-champ) def. WATSONVILLE (8-2) (SCCL 3rd), 42-7, at Valley Christian High, Nov. 23.

 

Semifinals:

 

VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. MILPITAS, 35-0, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29.

BELLARMINE def. SALINAS, 35-17, at San Jose City College, Nov. 30.

 

Final:

VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. BELLARMINE, 19-7, at San Jose City College, Dec. 6 -- A swarming, aggressive defense and a ground-control attack pushed the Warriors to their first-ever CCS title. The victors ground out 300 yards while attempting (and completing) four passes. The defense limited Bellarmine to 137 yards and the Bells’ lone score came late in the game after a Valley Christian miscue. Linebackers Ryan Abbott and Jeff Schweiger were the leaders of the defense.

 

VALLEY CHRISTIAN

3

13

0

3

19

BELLARMINE

0

0

0

7

7

VC

BE

3

0

Bronzovic (32, FG)

9
0

Castelo (1, run) (kick failed)

16
0
  Jurovich (44, pass from Mariucci) (Bronzovic kick)
19
0
Bronzovic (27, FG)
19
7
Gonzales (4, run) (Gamboa kick)

 

 

DIVISION II COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

 

SILVER CREEK (9-1) (BVL-STD champ) def. ALVAREZ (6-3-1) (MBL co-champ), 28-13, at Silver Creek High, Nov. 23.

MENLO-ATHERTON (8-1) (PL-BD 2nd) def. APTOS (8-2) (SCCL 2nd), 31-27, at Menlo-Atherton High, Nov. 23.

HOMESTEAD (8-2) (SCVL-ECD champ) def. OAK GROVE 97-3) (BVL-MHD tie 2nd), 48-34, at Fremont High, Nov. 23.

PIEDMONT HILLS (10-0) (BVL-MHD champ) def. YERBA BUENA (7-3) (BVL-WVD champ), 35-0, at Piedmont Hills High, Nov. 22.

 

Semifinals:

 

MENLO-ATHERTON def. SILVER CREEK, 31-21, at Santa Clara High, Nov. 29.

HOMESTEAD def. PIEDMONT HILLS, 21-17, at Wilcox High, Nov. 30.

 

Final:

 

MENLO-ATHERTON def. HOMESTEAD, 48-34, at San Jose City College, Dec. 7 -- After trailing at halftime, the Bears scored 21 unanswered points and coasted to the win. T.C. Ostrander threw five touchdown passes, three to Alex Hogue, and amassed 289 yards in the air. Back Will Faules ignited Homestead’s early romp with scoring runs of 50, 74 and 63 yards. Brian McGee added an 80-yard kickoff return for the losers.

 

HOMESTEAD

18

16

0

0

34

MENLO ATHERTON

6

21

7

14

48

HO

MA

6

0

McGee (20, run) (kick failed)

6
7

Movete (10, run) (Jorgensen kick)

12
7
Faules (50, run) (run failed)
18
7
Faules (74, run) (run failed)
18
14
Caravez (3, pass from Ostrander) (Jorgensen kick)

26

14

Faules (63, run) (Strong, pass from Maynard)

26

21

Hogue (33, pass from Ostrander) (Jorgensen kick)

26

28

Caravez (3, pass from Ostrander) (Jorgensen kick)

34

28

McGee (80, kickoff return) (Strong, pass from Maynard)

34

35

Hogue (22, pass from Ostrander) (Jorgensen kick)

34

42

Hogue (35, pass from Ostrander) (Jorgensen kick)

34

48

Movete (27, run) (Jorgensen kick)

 

 

DIVISION III COMPLETE BRACKETS

 

First round:

 

LEIGH (7-3) (BVL-MHD tie 2nd) def. SEASIDE (7-3) (MBL co-champ), 24-21, at Leigh High, Nov. 23.

LOS GATOS (10-0) (SCVL champ) def. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (6-4) (PL-BD 4th), 55-7, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 22.

GUNN (7-3) (SCVL-DAD tie 2nd) def. ARAGON (6-4) (PL-BD 3rd), 28-21, at Gunn High, Nov. 23.

ST. FRANCIS (5-5) (WCL 4th) def. TERRA NOVA (10-0) (PL-BD champ), 31-19, at Terra Nova High, Nov. 22.

 

Semifinals:

 

LOS GATOS def. LEIGH, 48-0, at Wilcox High, Nov. 29.

ST. FRANCIS def. GUNN, 33-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 30

 

Final:

 

LOS GATOS and ST. FRANCIS TIED, 21-21, at Wilcox High, Dec. 6 -- St. Francis forced the undefeated Wildcats to play from behind the whole game and earned a co-championship after both teams missed long field goal attempts in the final minute. Los Gatos got two tries with three seconds left. After one miss, the Lancers were penalized but the ensuing try also missed. Each team scored on it first two possessions for a 14-14 halftime deadlock.

 

ST. FRANCIS

7

7

7

0

21

LOS GATOS

7

7

0

7

21

SF

LG

7

0

Sieber (48, run) (Lee kick)

7
7

Freeman (1, run) (Reimnitz kick)

14
7
Taufoou (1, run) (Lee, kick)
14
14
Tam (28, pass from Rollin) (Reimnitz kick)
21
14
Bellotti (12, pass from Spraker) (Lee kick)

21

21

Drew (5, pass from Rollin) (Reimnitz kick)

 

DIVISION IV COMPLETE BRACKETS

 

First round:

 

CUPERTINO (8-2) (SCVL-ECD 2nd) def. GONZALES (9-1) (MTL champ), 27-14, at Gonzales High, Nov. 23.

BURLINGAME (10-0) (PL-OD champ) def. PIONEER (6-4) (BVL-MHD tie 3rd), 31-21, at Burlingame High, Nov. 22.

MOUNTAIN VIEW (8-2) (SCVL-ECD 3rd) def. SAN MATEO (7-3) (PL-OD 2nd), 36-35, at Mountain View High, Nov. 23.

SAN LORENZO VALLEY (10-0) (SCCL champ) def. CARMEL (8-2) (MTL tie 2nd), 49-7, at San Lorenzo Valley High, Nov. 23.

 

Semifinals:

 

BURLINGAME def. CUPERTINO, 33-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29.

SAN LORENZO VALLEY def. MOUNTAIN VIEW, 33-21, at Santa Clara High, Nov. 30.

 

Final:

 

SAN LORENZO VALLEY def. BURLINGAME, 42-0, at San Jose City College, Dec. 7 -- The Cougars used their size and quarterback Mike Crisler to record their third CCS championship in four years. The winners’ offensive line bullied the smaller Burlingame team which came in with a 12-0 record. Crisler threw four touchdown passes while amassing 269 yards on a 14 of 18 effort. San Lorenzo led only 14-0 at halftime but took charge after the intermission.

 

SAN LORENZO VALLEY

7

7

21

7

42

BURLINGAME

0

0

0

0

0

 

SLV BU  
7 0 Dahl (8, pass from Crisler) (Prather kick)
14 0 Crow (10, pass from Crisler) (Prather kick)
21 0 Crow (64, pass from Crisler) (Prather kick)
28 0 Davilla (24 yard scoring run) (Prather kick)
35 0 Davilla (60 yard scoring reception from Crisler) (Prather kick)
42 0 Branson (11 yard scoring run) (Prather kick)

 

2003     

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV

 

  The format did not change. The playoffs involved 32 schools divided into four divisions. Automatically qualifying were 22 teams from the section's 8 leagues based on league or division standings. In addition, there were 10 at-large selections. Once the field was set, the teams were divided into divisions based on enrollment. As before, small schools (if they met certain criteria) had the option of moving to one of the larger school classifications. St. Francis was seeded first in Division I, Los Gatos in Division II, Aragon in Division III and Pioneer in Division IV.

 

DIVISION I-03    Complete Results

First round: 

PALMA (8-2) (TCAL champ) def. SILVER CREEK (7-2-1) (BVAL-MHAL 3rd), 50-13, at Salinas High, Nov. 22.

BELLARMINE (6-3) (WCAL tie 4th) def. OAK GROVE (8-1-1) (BVAL-MHAL champ), 38-34, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 21.

SERRA (7-3) (WCAL tie 4th) def. WATSONVILLE (9-1) (SCCAL 2nd), 28-6, at Serra High, Nov. 22. 

ST. FRANCIS (9-1) (WCAL champ) def. INDEPENDENCE (6-4) (BVAL-MHAL 4th), 34-16, at St. Francis High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals: 

ST. FRANCIS def. SERRA, 31-10, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28. 

PALMA def. BELLARMINE, 28-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29. 

Final: 

PALMA def. ST. FRANCIS, 17-13, at San Jose City College, Dec. 6 -- 

After St. Francis broke a 10-10 deadlock on a Ryan Lee 22-yard field goal with 2:19 left, Palma completed a 75-yard pass from Chad Bozzo to Tommy Marquez that set up the game-winning score. Palma had jumped off to a 10-0 lead but St. Francis knotted the game in the second half.


Palma 7 3 0 7 17
St. Francis 0 3 7 3 13
Palma SF  
7 0 Crook (7, pass from Bozzo) (Carvalho kick)
10 0 Carvalho  (21, field goal)
10 3 Lee (29, field goal)
10 10 Sieber (4, run) (Lee kick)
10 13 Lee (22, field goal) 
17 13 Bozzo (4, run) (Carvalho)


DIVISION II-03    Complete Results

First round: 

NORTH SALINAS (6-4) (TCAL 3rd) def. LELAND (9-1) (BVAL-STAL), 57-33, at Leland High, Nov. 22. 
APTOS (9-1) (SCCAL champ) def. MENLO-ATHERTON (5-5) (PAL-BD tie 2nd), 20-14, at Aptos High, Nov. 21. 
SAN BENITO (7-2-1) (TCAL 2nd) def. MILPITAS (6-3-1) (SCVAL-DAL tie 2nd), 35-28, at San Benito High, Nov. 22. 
LOS GATOS (8-2) (SCVAL-DAL champ) def. ALISAL (4-4-2) (MBL co-champ), 52-13, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals: 

SAN BENITO def. LOS GATOS, 40-21, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28. 
APTOS def. NORTH SALINAS, 38-35, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 29 

Final: 

APTOS def. SAN BENITO, 26-12, at San Jose City College, Dec. 5 -- 
Andrew Ortega returned the opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown but the Mariners had to overcome a still challenge by San Benito before winning their first-ever CCS title. The Haybalers answered Aptos' early score with two touchdowns but the winners scored three times, twice on passes from Bryan Van Meter, to ice the contest. 

San Benito 6 6 0 0 12
Aptos 6 13 7 0 26
SB AP
0 6 Ortega (83, kickoff return) (kick failed)
6 6 Hinojos (1, run) (kick blocked)
12 6 Klauer (2, run) (run failed)
12 13 Nelson (52, run) (Wilden kick)
12 19 Humphries (24, pass from B. Van Meter) (pass failed)
12 26 Ortega (15, pass from B. Van Meter)(Wilden kick)

DIVISION III-03    Complete Results

First round: 

SAN MATEO (8-2) (PAL-BD tie 2nd) def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (7-2-1) (MBL co-champ), 41-20, at San Mateo High, Nov. 22. 
TERRA NOVA (6-4) (PAL-BD 4th) def. MILLS (10-0) (PAL-OD), 49-7, at Mills High, Nov. 22. 
PALO ALTO (8-2) (SCVAL-DAD tie 2nd) def. BRANHAM (9-1) (BVAL-STAL 2nd), 48-42, at Foothill College, Nov. 21.

ARAGON (8-2) (PAL-BD champ) def. MITTY (6-4) (WCAL tie second), 43-36 (two overtimes), at Aragon High, Nov. 22.

Semifinals:

PALO ALTO def. ARAGON, 27-13, at Santa Clara High, Nov. 28. 
SAN MATEO def. TERRA NOVA, 28-14, at Santa Clara High, Nov. 29. 

Final: 

SAN MATEO def. PALO ALTO, 41-13, at Burlingame High, Dec. 5 -- 
Toke Kefu became the all-time CCS career rushing leader with a 55-yard touchdown run on the Bearcats' first possession en route to an easy victory. Kefu finished with 252 yards and four touchdowns, running his career mark to 5,441 yards and 37 TDs. 

San Mateo 14 7 7 13 41
Palo Alto 7 0 6 0 13

SM PA
7 0 Kefu (55, run) (Chinn kick)
7 7 Kiger (4, run) (Ford kick)
14 7 Kefu (1, run) (Chinn kick)
21 7 Tuipulotu (3, run) (Chinn kick)
21 13 Gibson (49, pass from Ford) (kick blocked)
28 13 Kefu (25, run) (Chinn kick) 
34 13 Ah-Mu (14, pass from Avina) (kick failed)
41 13 Kefu (4, run) (Chinn kick)


DIVISION IV-03   Complete Results

First Round

VALLEY CHRISTIAN (8-2) (WCAL tie 2nd) def. WILLOW GLEN (7-3) (BVAL-WVAL champ), 55-7, at Valley Christian High, Nov. 22. 
SANTA CRUZ (6-4) (SCCAL tie 3rd) def. SARATOGA (8-1-1) (SCVAL-ECAL champ), 28-25, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 22.
PACIFIC GROVE
(7-2) (MTAL champ) def. MENLO (8-2) (PAL-OD 3rd), 24-8, at Pacific Grove High, Nov. 21. 
PIONEER (8-2) (BVAL-MHAL 2nd) def. GONZALES (8-2) (MTAL tie 2nd), 42-19, at Pioneer High, Nov. 22. 

Semifinals: 

PACIFIC GROVE def. PIONEER, 35-26, at PAL Stadium, Nov. 28. 
VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. SANTA CRUZ, 48-20, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29. 

Final: 

VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. PACIFIC GROVE, 69-0, at San Jose City College, Dec. 6 -
Quarterback Kevin Jurovich scored four touchdowns -- two on interceptions, one on a punt and another on a run to lead the Warriors to the lop-sided win. Valley Christian, which led 40-0 at halftime, churned out 400 yards. Pacific Grove could never get past the Valley Christian 45-yard-line.

Pacific Grove 0 0 0 0 0
Valley Christian 14 26 22 7 49

PG VC
0 7 Adams (25, run) (Pierson kick)
0 14 Jurovich (56, punt return) (Snyder kick)
0 21 Jurovich (65, interception return) (Pierson kick)
0 27 Hunsucker (78, run) (kick blocked)
0 33 Adams (17, run ( kick blocked)
0 40 Jurovich (23, run) (Snyder kick)
0 47 Jurovich (41, interception return) (Snyder kick)
0 54 Hunsucker (20, run) (Pierson kick)
0 62 Toombs (4, run) (Rogers run)
0 69 Gonzalez (18, run) (Snyder kick)

 

OPEN

LARGE

MEDIUM

SMALL

The format was changed for the first time since 1993. Automatically qualifying were 24 teams from the section's 11 leagues. In addition, there were 8 at-large selections. An open division was created and teams that wished to compete in this classification had to notify CCS on or before the third Monday in October. Any of these schools that qualified for the playoffs went into this division. If there were less than eight schools that applied and were selected for the open division playoffs, the field was filled by the teams with the most power points. This season, three schools-Los Gatos, Aragon and Leigh-- did not apply but were moved to the open division. The other 24 teams were then divided into three divisions-- larger schools, medium schools and small schools-- based on enrollment. top seeds were Valley Christian (open), Oak Grove (large schools), Woodside (medium schools) and Pacific Grove (small schools).

OPEN SCHOOL DIVISION-04     Complete Results

First Round:

 ST. FRANCIS(8-2)(WCAL tie 2nd) def. LEIGH(9-1)(BVAL-MHD co-champ), 36-41 at Leigh High school, Nov. 19
LOS GATOS(8-1-1)(SCVAL-DAD champ) def. ST.IGNATIUS(7-3)(wcal tie 2nd)24-21(overtime), at Los Gatos high, Nov.19.
ARAGON(9-1)(PAL-BD-champ) def.SERRA(8-2)(WCAL tie 2nd.) 27-21(overtime), at Aragon High, Nov.20.
VALLEY CHRISTIAN(9-1)(WCAL champ) def. PALMA (7-2-1)(TCAL co-champ), 24-20, at Valley Christian high, Nov.20

Semi Finals:

LOS GATOS def. ARAGON, 27-21 at San Jose City College, Nov.26.
VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. ST. FRANCIS, 21-0, at San Jose City college, Nov.27

Final:

VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. LOS GATOS, 35-14, at San Jose City College, Dec. 3,-- After trailing at halftime, the Warriors scored 28 unanswered points-- in the fourth quarter-- to win going away and chalk up their third straight CCS title. JR Adams scored three time s for Valley Christian and Dominique Hunsucker gained 67 yard in 12 carries The victors' defense held Los Gatos to minus 14 rushing yards in the second half and Los Gatos continually had poor field position.

Los Gatos 7 7 0 0 14
Valley Christian 0 7 7 21 35
LG VC
7 0 Rollin (1, run)  (Boyd kick)
7 7 Adams (4, run) (Cory kick)
14 7 Ghanavati (1, run) (Boyd kick)
14 14 Hunsucker (13,run) (Corry kick)
14 21 Adams (3, run) (kick failed)
14 28 Maher(29, pass from Perez) (Bradford, pass from Perez)
14 35 Adams(2, run) (Hansen kick)

 

LARGE SCHOOL DIVISION-04    Complete Results

First Round:

SAN BENITO (7-2-1)(TCAL co-champ)def. MILPITAS (5-4-1) (SCVAL 4th place), 47-0, at San Benito High, Nov. 19.
OAK GROVE (8-2) (BVAL-MHD co-champ) def. LIVE OAK (8-2) (TCAL 3rd place), 13-6, at Independence High, Nov. 20.
WILCOX (7-2-1) (SCVAL-DAD 3rd) def. SANTA TERESA (9-1) (BVAL-STD co-champ), 21-14 (overtime), at Wilcox High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

OAK GROVE def. GILROY, 25-20, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.
SAN BENITO def. WILCOX, 24-10, at San Jose City College, Nov. 27
.

FINAL:

OAK GROVE def. SAN BENITO, 24-20, at San Jose City College, Dec 4.-- Burton Losefa not only gained 239 yards rushing but he reeled of a 56-yarder that set up the winning touchdown for the Eagles. SAn Benito, behind the quarterbacking of Karson Klauer, came from a 17-7 half time deficit to take a 20-17 laad, the last score coming on a 99-yard pass from Klauer to Charles Thompson. Losefa quickly answered with his long run and the Oak Grove defense held.

San Benito 7 0 7 6 20
Oak Grove 3 14 0 7 24
SB OG
0 3 Kinne (27, FG)
7 3 Klauer (27, pass from Thompson) (Blake kick)
7 10 Ferramto (12, run) ( Kinne kick)
7 17 Losefa (4, run) (Kinne kick)
14 17 Vasquez (12, fumble recovery (blake kick)
20 17 Thompson (99, pass from Klauer) (kick failed)
20 24 Vye (1, run) (kinne kick)

 

MEDIUM SCHOOL DIVISION-04    Complete Results

First Round:

PALO ALTO(7-3) (SCVAL-DAD TIE 2ND) def. MONTEREY (8-2) (MBAL co-champ) 15-14, at Palo Alto High, Nov. 19.
TERRA NOVA (6-4) (PAL-BD 3rd place) def. APTOS (4-4-1) (SCCAL champ), 3-0 (overtime), at Terra Nova High, Nov. 19.
WESTMONT (10-0) (PAL-OD champ) def. MOUNTAIN VIEW (7-3) (SCVAL-ECD champ), 27-19 at Mountain View High, Nov. 20.
WOODSIDE (10-0) (PAL-OD champ) def. EVERGREEN VALLEY (7-3) (BVAL-WVD champ) ,56-0, at Woodside High,

Semi Finals:

 WOODSIDE def. TERRA NOVA, 36-9 at San Mateo High, Nov. 26.
 WESTMONT def. PALO ALTO, 31-10, at Milpitas High, Nov. 27.

Final:

WOODSIDE def. WESTMONT, 36-20, at Milpitas High, Dec. 3.-- With quarterback Julian Edelman scoring twice and gaining 170 yards rushing, the Wildcats completed an undefeated season with the win. Westmont hung close for three quarters but Woodside tallied 18 points in the final stanza. Ryan Kanzaki of Westmont also scored twice, both on passes from Kevin Pham. Gill Hernandez kicked three field goals for Woodside-- all more than 35 yards.

WOODSIDE 6 9 3 18 36
WESTMONT 7 7 0 6 20
WO WE  
0 7 Kanzaki (5, pass from Pham) (Blakley kick)
6 7 Duncan (15, pass from Edelman) (kick blocked)
12 7 Edelman (63, yard) (kick failed)
15 7 Hernandez (37, FG)
15 14 Modiri (4, pass from Pham) (blakley kick)
18 14 Hernandez (37, FG)
26 14 Edelman (4, run) (Nizuk, pass from Edelman)
29 14 Hernandez (35, FG)
29 20 Kanzaki (19, pass from Pham) (kick failed)
36 20 Jacks (50, run) (Hernandez kick)

 

SMALL SCHOOL DIVISION-04    Complete Results

First Round:

BURLINGAME(8-2) (PAL-BD) def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY (5-5) (SCCAL tie 2nd), 42-22, at Burlingame High, Nov. 19.
SEASIDE (8-2) (MBAL  co-champ) def. PACIFIC GROVE (9-1) (MTAL champ), 13-10, at Pacific Grove High, Nov. 19.
SOQUEL (7-3) (SCCAL tie 2nd) def. PIONEER (BVAL-MHD tie 2nd), 33-26, at Soquel High, Nov. 20

.Semi Finals:

SEASIDE (8-2)def. SOQUEL, 46-6, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 26.
BURLINGAME def. SANTA CRUZ, 26-12, at Milpitas High, Nov.27

.FINAL:

BURLINGAME def. SEASIDE, 37-34, at San Jose City College, Dec. 4-- After Seaside scored 17 final quarter points to take the lead in the game, Burlingame pulled off a 78 yard trick play with 46 seconds remaining to claim the victory. With 1:11 left in the game, Carlos Cabrera nailed a 25-yard field goal to give Seaside a 34-31 edge. Quarterback Drew Shiller of Burlingame, however tossed a short pass to Steve Brunicardi who in turned lateraled to Ryan Gilbert and the latter scampered untouched for the winning score. Shiller threw four touchdown passes, scored another, kicked a field goal and tow extra points and passes for a two-point conversion.

SEASIDE 7 10 0 17 34
BURLINGAME 3 14 7 13 37
SE BU  
0 3 Shiller (32, FG)
7 3 Carter (8, run) (Cabrera kick)
7 9 Cervelli (65, pass from Shiller) (kick failed)
14 9 Pearson (17, pass from Carter) (Cabrerea kick)
14 17 Shiller (3, run) (Brunicardi, pass from Shiller)
17 17 Cabrera (33,FG)
17 24 Gilbert (6, pass from Shiller) (Shiller kick)
17 31 O'Leary (1, pass from Shiller) (shiller kick)
24 31 Collins (43, pass from Carter) (Cabrera kick)
31 31 Utumapu (30, fumble recovery) (Cabrera kick)
34 31 Cabrera (25, field goal)
34 37 Gilbert (75, lateral from Brunicardi after 3 pass from Shiller) (kick blocked)

 

OPEN

LARGE

MEDIUM

SMALL

The format remained the same. Automatically qualifying were 24 teams from the section’s 11 leagues. In addition, there were 8 at-large selections. Teams that wished to compete in the open division had to notify CCS on or before the third Monday in October. Any of these schools that qualified for the playoffs went into this division. If there were less than eight schools that applied and were selected for the open division playoffs, the field was filled by the teams with the most power points. This season, four schools -- Pioneer, Wilcox, Aragon and San Lorenzo Valley -- did not apply but were moved to the open division. The other 24 teams were then divided into three divisions -- large schools, medium schools and small schools -- based on enrollment. Top seeds were Valley Christian (open), Oak Grove (large schools), Los Gatos (medium schools) and Pacific Grove (small schools).

OPEN DIVISION 05     COMPLETE RESULTS

First round:

VALLEY CHRISTIAN (9-1) (WCAL champ) def. BELLARMINE (7-3) (WCAL tie 2nd), 41-14, at Valley Christian High School, Nov. 18.
ST. FRANCIS
(8-2) (WCAL tie 2nd), def. ARAGON (9-1) (PAL-BD champ), 35-7, at Aragon High School, Nov. 19.
PIONEER
(9-1) (BVAL-MHAL co-champ) def. WILCOX (9-1) (SCVAL-DAD co-champ), 24-6, at Wilcox High School, Nov. 19.
PALMA
(8-2) (TCAL co-champ) def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY (9-1) (SCCAL champ), 28-21, at San Lorenzo Valley High School, Nov. 19.

Semi Finals:

VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. PIONEER, 38-13, at San Jose City College, Nov. 25.
PALMA def. ST. FRANCIS, 16-10,
at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.

FINAL:

VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. PALMA, 35-14, at San Jose City College, Dec. 2. -- The winners opened the game with a 28-0 outburst and Palma did not gain a first down until the final play of the third quarter. Palma, averaging 248 yards rushing per game, was held to 106 by the rugged Valley Christian defense. Dominique Hunsucker was the Warriors’ rushing star, carrying 18 times for 123 yards and two touchdowns. It was Valley Christian’s 12 straight playoff win and no game was closer than 21 points.

PALMA 0 7 0 7 14
VALLEY CHRISTIAN 7 21  7 0  35
VC PA
7 0 Hunsucker (1, run)  (Hansen kick)
14 0 Ginther (44, 4un) (Hansen kick)
21 0 Hunsucker (23, run) (Hansen kick)
 
28 0 Ginther (9, run) (Hansen kick)
28 7 Johnson (2, pass from Casas) (Herrigan kick)
35 7 Georges (10, interception return) (Hansen kick)
35 14 Bartley (1, run) (Herrigan kick)

LARGE SCHOOLS DIVISION 05    Complete Results

First round:

OAK GROVE (7-2) (BVAL-MHAL co-champ) def. WOODSIDE (6-4) (PAL tie 4th), 30-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 18.
SAN BENITO
(6-4) (TCAL co-champ) def. ALISAL (7-3) (MBAL 3rd), 34-10, at San Benito High, Nov. 18.|
INDEPENDENCE (6-4) (BVAL-MHAL tie 3rd) def. LIVE OAK (6-4) (TCAL co-champ), 31-23, at Independence High School, Nov. 19.
PIEDMONT HILLS
(6-4) (BVAL-MHAL tie 3rd) def. SANTA CLARA (9-1) (SCVAL-ECD champ), 22-13, at Santa Clara High School, Nov. 19.

Semi Finals:

OAK GROVE def. PIEDMONT HILLS, 41-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 25.
SAN BENITO def. INDEPENDENCE, 39-6,
at San Jose City College, Nov. 26

FINAL:

SAN BENITO def. OAK GROVE, 27-21, at San Jose City College, Dec. 3. -- Quarterback Karson Klauer hit Art Esparza in the back of the end zone with 17 seconds left in the game to give the Haybalers their first-ever CCS crown. Leading 21-7, San Benito saw Oak Grove tie the game with 1:10 remaining. On the final drive, Klauer was 4-for-4 and 70 yards. Oak Grove’s second half rally was sparked by junior quarterback Kevin Vye who was 19 of 30 for 270 yards.

SAN BENITO 14 7 0 6 27
OAK GROVE 7 1 7 7 21
SB OG
6 0 Lango (66, run) (kick failed
5 7 Ferranti (1, run) (Kinne kick)
14 6 Ramirez (25, pass from Kauler) (Esparza, pass from Klauer)
21 7 Lango (1, run) (Zamorez kick)
21 14 Grant (33, pass from Vye) (Kinne kick)
21 21 Canty (6, pass from Vye) (Kinne kick)
27` 21 Esparza (26, pass from Klauer) (kick failed)

 

 

MEDIUM SCHOOLS DIVISION 05    Complete Results

First round:

LOS GATOS (8-2) (SCVAL-DAD co-champ) def. BURLINGAME (6-4) (PAL tie 4th), 44-6, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 18.
PALO ALTO
(8-2) (SCVAL-DAD co-champ) def. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (8-2) (PAL-BD tie 2nd), 33-26 (tie-breaker) at Palo Alto High School, Nov. 18.
TERRA NOVA
(6-4) (PAL-BD tie 2nd) def. WESTMONT (9-0-1) (BVAL-STAL co-champ), 47-13, at Westmont High School, Nov. 19.
ST. IGNATIUS
(6-4) (WCAL tie 2nd) def. APTOS (7-3) (SCAL 2nd) 30-14, at St. Ignatius High School, Nov. 19.

Semi Finals:

LOS GATOS def. ST. IGNATIUS, 3-0, at Foothill College, Nov. 25
PALO ALTO def. TERRA NOVA, 16-0,
at Foothill College, Nov 26.

FINAL:

LOS GATOS def. PALO ALTO, 27-6, at Foothill College, Dec. 2. -- A.J. Comeau scored twice and amassed 141 yards in 19 carries to pace the Wildcats to the victory. After Bret Hampton scored the first touchdown on a pass from Danny Sullivan, Los Gatos went up 14-0 on Comeau’s 40-yard interception return. The Wildcats then turned on their running attack and iced the game.

LOS GATOS 14 0 7 6 27
PALO ALTO 0 0 6 0 6
LG
PA
7
0
Hampton (7, pass from Sullivan) (A. Comeau kick)
14
0
Comeau (40, interception return) (A. Comeau kick)
21
0
Kapp (25, run) (A. Comeau kick)
21
6
Prince (3, run) (kick failed)
27
6
A. Comeau (17, run)  (kick failed)

SMALL SCHOOL DIVISION 05    Complete Results

First round:

         

SCOTTS VALLEY (5-5) (SCCAL 3rd) def. CARMEL (8-2) (MTAL 2nd), 47-14, at Carmel High School, Nov. 19.
SEASIDE
(8-2) (MBAL champ) def. DEL MAR (8-2) (BVAL-WVAL champ), 40-0, at Seaside High School, Nov. 18.
HALF MOON BAY
(8-2) (PAL-OD champ) def. SOQUEL (6-4) (SCCAL 4th), 28-0, at Half Moon Bay High School, Nov. 19.
MONTEREY
(7-3) (MBAL 2nd) def. PACIFIC GROVE (10-0) (MTAL champ), 27-20, at Pacific Grove High School, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

SEASIDE def. SCOTTS VALLEY, 28-7, at Foothill College, Nov. 25.
HALF MOON BAY def. MONTEREY, 24-12,
at Foothill College, Nov. 26.

FINAL:

HALF MOON BAY def. SEASIDE, 14-6, at Foothill College, Dec. 3. -- The victors put up a goal line stand in the closing seconds to preserve the victory. Linebacker Derek France made two consecutive tackles on the two-yard line. Seaside attempted to spike the ball but quarterback Jermaine Carter mishandled the snap and inadvertently touched his knee down and the clock ran out on the Spartans. Seaside had three possessions inside the Cougars’ 10-yard line without scoring a point.

HALF MOON BAY 0 7 0 7 14
SEASIDE 0 0 6 0 6
HMB
SE
7
0
Seaton (1, run) (Bodkin kick)
7
6
Avila (47, pass from Carter) (kick failed)
14
6
Herbert (2, run) (Bodkin kick)

 

2006 

OPEN

LARGE  

MEDIUM

SMALL

 The format remained the same. Automatically qualifying were 24 teams from the section’s 11 leagues. In addition, there were eight at-large selections. Teams that wished to compete in the open division had to notify CCS on or before the third Monday in October. Any of these schools that qualified for the playoffs went into this division. If there were less than eight schools that applied and were selected for the open division playoffs, the field was filled by the teams with the most power points. This season, four schools – Aragon, Palo Alto, Scotts Valley and Oak Grove -- did not apply but were moved to the open division. The other 24 teams were then divided into three divisions -- large schools, medium schools and small schools -- based on enrollment. Top seeds were Oak Grove (open), San Benito (large schools), St. Ignatius (medium schools) and Seaside (small schools).

OPEN DIVISION COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

OAK GROVE (9-0-1) (BVAL-MHAL champ) def. BELLARMINE (5-5) (WCAL tie 3rd), 77-25, at Oak Grove High School, Nov. 17.
PALMA (9-1) (TCAL champ) def. MITTY (7-3) (WCAL tie 3rd), 34-6, at Salinas Sports Complex, Nov. 17.
PALO ALTO (9-1) (SCVAL-DAAL champ) def. ARAGON (8-2) (PAL-BD champ), 23-21, at Palo Alto High School, Nov.17.
SERRA (8-2) (WCAL co-champ) def. SCOTTS VALLEY (9-1) (SCCAL co-champ), 49-7, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

PALO ALTO def. PALMA, 41-38 (overtime), at San Jose City College, Nov. 24.
OAK GROVE def. SERRA, 23-22, at San Jose City College, Nov. 25.

Final:

PALO ALTO def. OAK GROVE, 23-21, at San Jose City College, Dec. 1 – The Vikings, avenging their only loss of the season, held Oak Grove scoreless in four plays from the one-foot line early in the game and then jumped into a lead they did not relinquish. Palo Alto, getting two scores from Simone Mataele, controlled the line but allowed Oak Grove’s Kevin Vye to complete 10 passes for 213 yards and three touchdowns. Palo Alto gained 205 yards rushing compared to Oak Grove’s 94.

PALO ALTO 7 9   0    7    23  
OAK GROVE 0 7 7 7 21

 

 

PA
OG
7
0
Mataele (25, run) (Pederson kick)
13
0
Benaderet (13, pass from Goodspeed) (kick failed)
13
7
Lacotti (22, pass from Vye) (Segovia kick)
16
7
Pederson (35, field goal)
16
14
Lacotti (26, pass from Vye) (Segovia kick)
23
14
Mataele (1, run) (Pederson kick)
23
21
Long (10, pass from Vye ) (Segovia kick)

 

LARGE SCHOOLS DIVISION COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

PIEDMONT HILLS (5-5) (BVAL-MHAL tie 3rd) def. SAN BENITO (8-2) (TCAL 2nd), 21-14, at San Benito High School, Nov. 17.
SANTA TERESA (8-2) (BVAL-STAL 2nd) def. MENLO-ATHERTON (8-2) (PAL-BD tie 2nd), 14-7, at Menlo-Atherton High School, Nov. 18.
MILPITAS (6-4) (SCVAL-DAAL tie 3rd) def. WOODSIDE (7-3) (PAL-BD tie 2nd), 12-6, at Woodside High School, Nov. 18.
LELAND (8-2) (BVAL-STAL champ) def. ALISAL (7-3) (TCAL 3rd), 47-41 (overtime), at Leland High School, Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

MILPITAS def. SANTA TERESA, 47-6, at Foothill College, Nov. 24.
PIEDMONT HILLS def. LELAND, 26-14, at Foothill College, Nov. 25.

Final:

MILPITAS def. PIEDMONT HILLS, 39-21, at San Jose City College, Dec. 2 – Quarterback Brandon Carswell rushed for three touchdowns, including two stunning third quarter runs, and passed for another to lead Milpitas to its first title. Carswell broke open a 14-7 game with a 62-yard run. Then he followed with an even more spectacular one, breaking a tackle to prevent a sack and outrunning the defense for 80 yards. Carswell had 212 yards rushing and passed for 124 more.

MILPITAS 7    7    12    13    39  
PIEDMONT HILLS 0 7 7 7 21

 

 

MI
PH
7
0
Pomele (16, run) (Villasenor kick)
14
0
Carswell (11, run) (Villasenor kick)
14
7
Diaz (13, pass from Cruz) (Miceli kick)
20
7
Carswell (62, run) (kick failed)
26
7
Carswell (80, run) (pass failed)
26
14
Follen (16, pass from Cruz) (Miceli kick)
33
14
Royall (21, pass from Carswell) (Villasenor kick)
33
21
A. McCarthy (9, pass from Cruz) (Miceli kick)
39
21
Pomele (1 run) (kick failed)

 

MEDIUM SCHOOLS DIVISION COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

LOS GATOS (8-2) (SCVAL-DAAL 2nd) def. PIONEER (5-5) (BVAL-MHAL tie 3rd), 19-0, at Los Gatos High School, Nov. 17.
LEIGH (8-2) (BVAL-MHAL 2nd) def. MOUNTAIN VIEW (6-4) (SCVAL-DAAL tie 3rd), 20-18, at Leigh High School, Nov. 18.
LOS ALTOS (9-1) (SCVAL-ECAL champ) def. MILLS (7-3) (PAL-OD co-champ), 38-14, at Los Altos High School, Nov. 18.
ST. IGNATIUS (7-2-1) (WCAL co-champ) def. APTOS (6-4) (SCCAL 3rd), 28-14, at St. Ignatius High School, Nov. 18

.Semifinals:

LOS GATOS def. LEIGH, 20-13, at Foothill College, Nov. 24.
ST. IGNATIUS def. LOS ALTOS, 33-14, at Foothill College, Nov. 25

.Final:

ST. IGNATIUS def. LOS GATOS, 35-20, at Foothill College, Dec. 1 – After being knocked out of the playoffs the past two years by Los Gatos, St. Ignatius ground out a methodical 35-20 win. The offensive line, led by tackle Matt Summers-Gavin, opened big holes and Ryan Kirkpatrick was able to gain 200 yards rushing. Los Gatos scored on the first of Will Kapp’s three touchdowns, but St. Ignatius answered with two tallies and was never headed.

ST. IGNATIUS 6    8 7   14    35
LOS GATOS 7 0 6 7 20

 

SI
LG
0
7
Kapp (27, run) (Kent kick)
6
7
Brown (1, run) (Kick blocked)
14
7
McCaffery (1, run) (McCaffery (run)
21
7
Brown (1, run) (McCaffery kick)
21
13
Kapp (65, run) (kick failed)
28
13
Brown (4, run) (Martin kick
35
13
Kirkpatrick (4, run) (Martin kick)
35
20
Kapp (1, run) (Kent kick)

 

SMALL SCHOOLS DIVISION COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

PACIFIC GROVE (8-2) (MTAL champ) def. MONTEREY (7-3) (MBAL 2nd), 28-0, at Salinas High School, Nov. 17.
SEASIDE (9-1) (MBAL champ) def. KING CITY (6-4) (MTAL 2nd), 62-12, at Seaside High School, Nov. 17.
WILLOW GLEN (9-1) (BVAL-WVAL champ) def. MENLO (9-1) (PAL-OD co-champ), 39-38 (overtime), at Menlo School, Nov. 18.
BURLINGAME (5-5) (PAL-BD tie 4th) def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY (4-4-2) (SCCAL co-champ), 27-26, at San Lorenzo Valley High School , Nov. 18.

Semifinals:

SEASIDE def. BURLINGAME, 28-12, at San Jose City College, Nov. 24.
PACIFIC GROVE def. WILLOW GLEN , 50-13, at San Jose City College, Nov. 25

.Final:

SEASIDE def. PACIFIC GROVE, 28-14, at San Jose City College, Dec. 2 – Michael Avila ran the opening kickoff back for a touchdown and the Spartans were never headed, atoning for losses in the CCS finals the past two seasons. Quarterback Mason Foster rushed for 94 yards, including a score, and passed for 205 yards and two more touchdowns as Seaside’s speed proved too much for the bigger Pacific Grove team.

SEASIDE 14   0 7   7    28
PACIFIC GROVE 0 7 7 0 14

 

 

SE
PG
7
0
Avila (96, kickoff return) (Echevierria kick)
14
0
Foster (36, run) (Echevierria kick)
14
7
Tyndall (4, run) (Boyer kick)
21
7
Johnson (36, pass from Foster) (Echevierria kick)
21
14
Tyndall (1, run ) (Boyer kick)
28
14
Haynes (5, pass from Foster) (Echevierria kick)

 

2007

OPEN

LARGE

MEDIUM

SMALL

The format remained the same. Automatically qualifying were 24 teams from the section’s 11 leagues. In addition, there were eight at-large selections. Teams that wished to compete in the open division had to notify CCS on or before the third Monday in October. Any of these schools that qualified for the playoffs went into this division. If there were less than eight schools that applied and were selected for the open division playoffs, the field was filled by the teams with the most power points. This season, three schools– Oak Grove, Gilroy and Los Gatos -- did not apply but were moved to the open division. The other 24 teams were then divided into three divisions -- large schools, medium schools and small schools -- based on enrollment. Top seeds were Oak Grove (open), Menlo-Atherton (large schools), Riordan (medium schools) and Pacific Grove (small schools)

.OPEN DIVISION COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

OAK GROVE (9-1) (BVAL-MHAL champ) def. MITTY(7-3) (WCAL 4th), 33-26, at Oak Grove High School, Nov. 16.
LOS GATOS (9-0-1) (SCVAL-DAAL champ) def. PALMA(8-2) (TCAL 2ND), 20-14, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 16.
GILROY (8-2) (TCAL champ) def. VALLEY CHRISTIAN (7-2-1) (WCAL 3RD),38-22, at Gilroy High School, Nov.17.
BELLARMINE (9-1) (WCAL champ) def. SERRA (7-3) (WCAL 2ND), 20-19, at San Jose City, Nov. 17. 

Semifinals:

OAK GROVE def. BELLARMINE, 35-21, at San Jose City College, Nov. 23. 
GILROY def. LOS GATOS, 40-34, at San Jose City College, Nov. 24.

Final:

OAK GROVE def. GILROY, 46-35, at San Jose City College, Nov. 30 – After failing behind by two touchdowns, the Eagles scored 32 unanswered points to win their sixth CCS title. The visitors also lost their best player, Kevin Gardiner, to injury on the first play of the game. Gilroy grabbed the early advantage on the arm of Jamie Jensen (who finished with 388 yards) and the spread offense but Oak Grove started rolling in the second half, reeling off long runs and forced four Jensen interceptions. Gilroy score on four consecutive first half possessions but did not score again until 1:36 in the game. 

GILROY 7 20 0 8 35
OAK GROVE  6 14 13 13 46

 

 

Johnson(16, pass from Jensen)(Hale, pass from Jensen)

GI

OG

0

6

O. Carr (11, run) (kick failed)

7

6

Contreras (26, pass from Jensen) (Grove kick)

7

14

Dean (3, run) (Ochoa, pass from Ward)

13

14

Hale (46, pass from Jensen) (kick blocked)

20

14

Fullard (1, run) (Grove kick)

27

14

Contreras (65, pass from Jensen) (Grove kick)

27

20

Long (2, run) (kick blocked)

27

27

Ward (61, run) (Duarte kick)

27

33

 O. Carr (5, run) (kick blocked)

27

39

Long (27, interception return) (pass failed)

27

46

Long (6, run) (Duarte kick)

35
46
 

 

 

LARGE SCHOOLS DIVISION COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

NORTH SALINAS (7-3) (TCAL 3RD) def. MILPITAS (5-5) (SCVAL-DAAL 3RD), 30-20, at Salinas High, Nov. 16.
ARAGON (8-2) (PAL-BD 2ND) def. PIEDMONT HILLS (6-4) (BVAL-MHAL 3RD), 56-13, at Aragon High , Nov. 17.
MENLO-ATHERTON (9-1) (PAL-BD champ) def. HOMESTEAD (8-1-1) (SCVAL-ECAL 2ND), 38-17, at Menlo-Atherton High School, Nov. 17.
PALO ALTO (8-2) (SCVAL-DAAL 2ND) def. EL CAMINO (7-3) (PAL-OD champ)), 38-0,at Palo Alto High, Nov. 17.

Semifinals:

MENLO-ATHERTON ef. ARAGON, 41-28, at Foothill College, Nov. 23.
PALO ALTO def. NORTH SALINAS, 7-0, at Foothill College, Nov. 24

.Final:

PALO ALTO def. MENLO-ATHERTON, 14-7, at Foothill College, Nov. 30 – Mike Scott made a leaping end zone catch of a Will Brandin pass with 13.6 seconds left in the game to give the Vikings their second straight CCS title. The teams were scoreless after three quarters but Palo Alto put the first on the board with James McCollough scoring from three yards out. Menlo-Atherton responded quickly, going 58 yards in 10 plays and Matt Mosher scored on a 4-yard pass from Troy McCabe. Palo Alto started the winning drive at its own 26 with 6:06 remaining. 

Palo Alto 0 0 0 14 14
Menlo-Atherton 0 0 0 7 7

 

 

PA
MA
7
0
McCollough (3, run) (Pederson kick)
7
7
Mosher (4, pass from McCabe) (Bader kick)
14
7
 Scott (14, pass from Brandin ) (Pederson kick)

MEDIUM SCHOOLS DIVISION COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

LIVE OAK (6-4) (BVAL-MHAL 4TH) def. SOBRATO(6-3-1) (BVAL-WVAL champ), 22-7, at Live Oak Highl, Nov. 16.
PIONEER (5-4-1) (BVAL-MHAL 2ND) def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY(6-4) (MBAL tie 2ND), 45-6, at Pioneer High, Nov. 17.
RIORDAN (6-3-1) (WCAL 5TH) def. TERRA NOVA (5-4-1) (PAL-BC 3RD),44-16, at City College of San Francisco, Nov.17.
SARATOGA (7-3) (SCVAL-ECAL champ) def. MONTEREY (6-4) (MBAL 2ND), 14-7, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 17. 

Semifinals:

LIVE OAK def. SARATOGA, 17-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 23.
RIORDAN def. PIONEER, 48-20, at San Jose City College, Nov. 24.

Final:

RIORDAN def. LIVE OAK, 54-19, at San Jose City College, Dec. 1 – The Crusaders rolled to an easy victory on the passing combination of Darius Bell to Daniel Cannon. The latter scored twice on passes, ran a fumble back for a TD and passed to Bell on  a reverse for another tally. Riordan led 47-0 before Live Oak managed a score. The winners outscore the opposition 146-55, in the three games. 

RIORDAN  26 14 7 7 54
LIVE OAK 0 0 7 12 19

 

 

RI

LO

7

0

Aigbuza (20, pass from Bell) (Alcaraz kick)

14

0

Bell (6, run ) (Alcaraz kick)

20

0

Tu’ufuli (1, run) (kick failed)

26

0

Cannon (37, fumble return) (pass failed)

33

0

Cannon (40, pass from Bell) (Alcaraz kick)

40

0

Bell (27, pass from Cannon) (Alcaraz kick)

47

0

Cannon (38, pass from Bell) (Alcaraz kick)

47

7

Van Aiken (13, run) (Mott kick)

54

7

Wood (25, pass from Brown) (Fernandez kick)

54

13

Sparling (30, pass from Cummins) (kick failed)

54

19

Muhn (25, run) (run failed)

SMALL SCHOOLS DIVISION COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

PACIFIC GROVE (9-1) (MTAL champ) def. SOQUEL (6-4) (SCCAL co-champ), 14-7, at Pacific Grove High School, Nov. 16.
DEL MAR (10-0) (BVAL-STAL champ) def. GREENFIELD (8-2) (MTAL 3rd), 37-14, at Del Mar High School, Nov. 16.
SCOTTS VALLEY (6-4) (SCCAL co-champ) def. CARMEL (7-3) (MTAL 2nd), 40-16, at Scotts Valley High, Nov. 17.
SANTA CRUZ (7-3) (SCCAL tie 3rd) def. SEASIDE (7-3) (MBAL champ), 17-7, at Seaside High, Nov. 17.

Semifinals:

PACIFIC GROVE def. SCOTTS VALLEY, 29-20, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 23.
SANTA CRUZ def. DEL MAR, 42-7, at Foothill College, Nov. 24

.Final:

SANTA CRUZ def. PACIFIC GROVE, 21-14, at San Jose City College, Dec. 1 – The Cardinals came from behind twice and then pushed across the winning touchdown with 3:49 left in the game to upset the top-seeded Breakers. Zeke Sanders scored the winner on a 14-yard run culminating a 10-play drive that included converting two fourth-down plays. It was Santa Cruz' first football championship. 

PACIFIC GROVE  0 6 8 0 14
SANTA CRUZ 0 7 7 7 21

 

 

PG
SC
6
0
Sublett (5, pass from Conners) (kick failed)
6
7
Garner (10, pass from Delucchi) (Ross kick)
14
7
THesse (5, run) (Hernandez kick)
14
14
Padilla-Bates (11, run) (Ross kick)
14
21
Sanders (14, run) (Ross kick)

 

2008

OPEN

LARGE

MEDIUM

SMALL

The format remained the same. Automatically qualifying were 24 teams from the section’s 11 leagues. In addition, there were eight at-large selections. Teams that wished to compete in the open division had to notify CCS on or before the third Monday in October. Any of these schools that qualified for the playoffs went into this division. If there were less than eight schools that applied and were selected for the open division playoffs, the field was filled by the teams with the most power points. This season two schools – Gilroy and North Salinas – did not apply but were moved to the open division to go along with six qualifiers who had opted to play in the open.  The other 24 teams were then divided into three divisions -- large schools, medium schools and small schools -- based on enrollment. Top seeds were Oak Grove (open), Menlo-Atherton (large schools), Pioneer (medium schools) and Scotts Valley (small schools).

OPEN DIVISION COMPLETE RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

OAK GROVE (10-0) (BVAL-MHAL champ) def. PALMA (8-2) (TCAL co-champ),  42-19, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 21.

VALLEY CHRISTIAN (8-2) (WCAL 3rd) def. NORTH SALINAS (9-1) (TCAL co-champ), 35-7, at Salinas Sports Complex, Nov. 22.

SERRA (7-3) (WCAL co-champ) def. GILROY (9-1) (TCAL co-champ), 45-14, at Gilroy High, Nov. 21.

BELLARMINE (9-1) (WCAL co-champ) def. MILPITAS (9-1) (SCVAL-DAAL co-champ), 34-7, at San Jose City College, Nov. 22.

SEMI FINALS:

VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. OAK GROVE, 23-20, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28.

BELLARMINE def. SERRA, 25-7, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29.

FINALS:

BELLARMINE def. VALLEY CHRISTIAN, 21-0, at San Jose City College, Dec. 5 – It was all Usua Amanam as the Bellarmine running back rolled up 257 yards in 19 carries and scored three times. He opened the scoring on the first drive of the game, going 31 yards for a touchdown down the right sideline. On the second play of the Bells’ next possession, Amanam found a seam to the left and outran everyone for an 88-yard score. This held until the third quarter when  the Bell star tore through the middle and went 95 yards to seal the victory.  It was the fourth CCS title in Bellarmine history but the first since 1990. The Bells’ defense held VC’s ace, Cameron Marshall, to 72 yards.

BELLARMINE 7 7 7 0 21
VALLEY CHRISTIAN 0 0 0 0 0

 

 

BE
VC
7
0
Amanam (31, run) (Parrette kick)
14
0
Amanam (88, run) (Parrette kick)
21
0
Amanam (94, run) (Parrette kick)

LARGE SCHOOL DIVISION COMPLETE RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

MENLO-ATHERTON (8-2) (PAL-BD champ) def. MONTA VISTA (8-2) (SCVAL-ECAL co-champ), 36-20, at Menlo-Atherton High, Nov. 22.

WOODSIDE (7-3) (PAL-BD 3rd) def. HOMESTEAD (8-2) (SCVAL-ECAL co-champ), 42-13, at Woodside High, Nov. 21.

SALINAS (6-4) (TCAL 4th) def. HILL (10-0) (BVAL-WVAL champ), 27-17, at Hill High, Nov. 21.

WILCOX (6-4) (SCVAL-DAAL co-champ) def. SANTA TERESA (10-0) (BVAL-STAL champ), 23-14, at Santa Teresa High, Nov. 22.

SEMI FINALS:

MENLO-ATHERTON def. WOODSIDE, 28-21 (overtime), at Terra Nova High, Nov. 29.

WILCOX def. SALINAS, 49-28, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28.

Final:

MENLO-ATHERTON def. WILCOX, 39-33, at Foothill College, Dec. 5 – It took a goal-line stand in the waning seconds to win the title for the Bears who won despite being out-gained 439 yards to 285. Menlo-Atherton trailed at halftime but scored three times in the third quarter. Vaughn Smith, who had returned a kickoff 96 yards in the first half, opened the second canto with a 76-yard return of the kickoff. M-A then scored twice more in the period. After Wilcox tied the score in the final period, Rod Nash tallied the final TD and the Bears put on their goal-line stand.

MENLO ATHERTON 13 0 20 3 39
WILCOX 12 6 8 7 33

 

 

MA
WI
0
6
Pohahau (1, run) (kick failed)
6
6
Baty (1, run) (kick failed)
0
12
Pohahau (7, run) (kick failed)
13
12
Smith (96, kickoff return) (Stanske kick)
13
18
Murphy (1, run) (run failed)
20
18
Smith (76, kickoff return) (Stanske kick)
26
18
Knapp (8, pass from Baty) (kick failed)
26
26
Sagote (19, pass from Murphy) (Chapman pass from Murphy)
33
26
Preston (2, run) (Stanske kick)
33
33
Herrera (6, run) (Duenas kick)
39
33
Nash (5, run) (kick failed)

          

MEDIUM SCHOOL DIVISION COMPLETE RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

PIONEER (9-1) (BVAL-MHAL 2nd) def. ARAGON (6-4) (PAL-BD 2nd), 41-17, at Pioneer High, Nov. 21.

LOS GATOS (7-3) (SCVAL-DAAL tie 2nd) def. SEASIDE (6-4) (MBAL 2nd), 21-16, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 22.

MONTEREY (9-1) (MBAL champ) def. LELAND (4-5-1) (BVAL-MHAL 5th), 34-20, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 21.

PALO ALTO (7-3) (SCVAL-DAAL tie 2nd) def. LEIGH (7-3) (BVAL-MHAL 3rd), 48-0, at Leigh High, Nov. 22.

SEMI FINALS:

LOS GATOS def. PIONEER, 24-20, at Westmont High, Nov. 28.

PALO ALTO def. MONTEREY, 38-16, at San Jose City College, Nov. 29.

FINALS:

LOS GATOS def. PALO ALTO, 29-23, at San Jose City College, Dec. 6 – Inspired by the death of their teammate Michael Halpin earlier in the week, the Wildcats came from behind and outscored the Vikings, 15-3, in the fourth quarter for the 11th title in school history. After Palo Alto had taken a 20-14 lead on a Sam Tompkins-Jenkins run with seconds left in the third quarter, Los Gatos quarterback Nick Hirschman tallied twice in the last period rally and added a two-point conversion to win the game.

LOS GATOS 0 14 0 15 29
PALO ALTO 0 6 14 3 23

 

 

LG
PA
7
0
Comstock (5, pass from Hirschman) (Impey kick)
7
6
Tompkins-Jenkins (6, run) (kick failed)
14
6
LeBouff (1, run) (Impey kick)
14
13
Holder (72, pass from Brandin) (Holder kick)
14
20
Tompkins-Jenkins (9, run) (Holder kick)
21
20
Hirschman (1, run) (Impey kick)
21
23
Holder (22, field goal)
29
23
Hirschman (9, run) (Hirschman run)

SMALL SCHOOL DIVISION COMPLETE RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

SCOTTS VALLEY (9-1) (SCCAL champ) def. PACIFIC GROVE (4-5-1) (MTAL 2nd), 56-0, at Scotts Valley High, Nov. 22.

SACRED HEART PREP (9-0-1) (PAL-OD B-champ) def. MENLO (6-4) (PAL-BD 4th), 49-21, at Sacred Heart Prep, Nov. 22.

SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL (5-5) (WCAL 4th) def. CARMEL (8-1) (MTAL champ), 56-21, Carmel High, Nov. 22.

THE KING’S ACADEMY (9-0-1) (PAL-OD A-champ) def. ST. FRANCIS CCC (7-3) (SCCAL 2nd), 30-3, at The King’s Academy, Nov. 21.

SEMI FINALS:

SACRED HEART PREP def. SCOTTS VALLEY, 28-24, at Westmont High, Nov. 28.

SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL def. THE KING’S ACADEMY, 40-21, at Terra Nova High, Nov. 29.

FINALS:

SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL def. SACRED HEART PREP, 38-21, at San Jose City College, Dec. 6 – Desarte Yarnway gained 230 yards in 25 carries and scored two touchdowns to pace the Irish. After Sacred Heart Prep scored first, Yarnway tallied twice with 2 ½ minutes to put Cathedral ahead. Although Prep managed to score again for a 14-14 halftime score, Cathedral tallied three times on its next three possessions.

SACRED HEART PREP 0 14 7 0 21
SACRD HEART CATHEDRAL PREP 0 14 14 10 38

 

  

PR
CA
7
0
Sakowski (8, run) (Lockwood kick)
7
7
Yarnway (33, run) (Anderson kick)
7
14
Yarnway (9, run) (Anderson kick)
14
14
Bocci (33, pass from Sakowski) (Lockwood kick)
14
21
Brophy (1, run) (Anderson kick)
14
28
Cavness (25, pass from Brophy) (Anderson kick)
21
28
Sakowski (1, run) (Lockwood kick)
21
35
Tuala (1, run) (Anderson kick)
21
38
Anderson (24, field goal)

  

2009

OPEN

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV

The format was changed with the addition of a fifth division for a total of 40 schools participating. Automatically qualifying were 26 teams from the section’s 11 leagues. In addition, there were 14 at-large selections. Teams that wished to compete in the open division had to notify CCS on or before the Monday following Week 8 games. Any of these schools that qualified went into this division. If there were less than eight schools that applied and qualified for the playoffs, the field was filled by the teams with the most power points. This season seven schools “opted up” so only one school (Palo Alto) that did not apply was moved to the open division. The other 32 teams were then divided into four divisions (designated Divisions I through IV) based on enrollment. Top seeds were Pioneer (open), San Benito (Div I), Los Gatos (Div II), Terra Nova (Div III) and Carmel (Div IV).

OPEN DIVISION COMPLETE RESULTS

First round:

ST. FRANCIS (7-3) (WCAL 3rd) def. PALMA (8-1-1) (TCAL champ), 45-7, at Salinas Sports Center, Nov. 20.
VALLEY CHRISTIAN (7-3) (WCAL 4th) def. MITTY (9-0-1) (WCAL co-champ), 22-17, at Foothill College, Nov. 20
.BELLARMINE (8-1-1) (WCAL co-champ) def. PALO ALTO (7-1-2) (SCVAL-DAL champ), 34-6, at Palo Alto High, Nov. 20.S
ERRA (5-5) (WCAL 5th) def. PIONEER (10-0) (BVAL-MHAL champ), 38-21,
at Pioneer High, Nov. 20.

Semifinals:

BELLARMINE def. SERRA, 20-10, at San Jose City College, Nov. 27.
ST. FRANCIS def. VALLEY CHRISTIAN, 14-12, at San Jose City College, Nov. 28.

Final:

BELLARMINE def. ST. FRANCIS, 27-22, at San Jose City College, Dec. 4 –
In a see-saw battle that saw the lead change hands six times, the Bells prevailed over their arch-rivals for the second time in the season. Trailing 22-21 with six minutes remaining, Kyle Olugbode led the winners on a ground assault that ended with Olugbode going around right end for the final 33 yards. The Lancers’ next drive was halted by a Kyle Olugbode interception and the final attempt by St. Francis ended with a fourth-down pass being knocked down.

BELLARMINE  7 0 14 6 27
ST. FRANCIS 10 6 0 6 22

 

 

BE
SF
 
0
3
Rogers (21, field goal)
7
3
Winnike (12, run) (Dazzi kick)
7
10
Bishop (13, pass from Miller) (Rogers kick)
7
16
Barrett (21, pass from Miller) (kick failed)
14
16
Kr. Olugbode (64, run) (Dazzi kick)
21
16
Wall (24, pass from McGovern) (Dazzi kick)
21
22
Miller (1, run) (pass failed)
27
22
Ky. Olugbode (33, run ) (run failed)

 

DIVISION I COMPLETE RESULTS

First round:

PIEDMONT HILLS (8-2) (BVAL-MHAL 2nd) def. WATSONVILLE (7-3) (MBL co-champ), 25-14, at Piedmont Hills High, Nov. 20.
SAN BENITO (8-2) (TCAL tie 2nd) def. INDEPENDENCE (6-3-1) (BVAL-STAL 2nd), 13-9, at San Benito High, Nov. 20.
MILPITAS (8-2) (SCVAL-DAL tie 2nd) def. GILROY (4-5-1) (TCAL 4th), 58-3,
at Milpitas High, Nov. 21.
SALINAS (6-4) (TCAL tie 2nd) def. HILL (7-1-2) (BVAL-STAL champ), 53-25
, at Salinas High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

MILPITAS def. PIEDMONT HILLS, 15-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 27.
SAN BENITO def. SALINAS, 14-13,
at San Jose City College, Nov. 28.

Final:

MILPITAS def. SAN BENITO, 28-10, at San Jose City College, Nov. 5 – Cameron Hernandez threw three touchdown passes and ran in another to pace the Trojans. The winners led 14-0 after 10 minutes but saw the Haybalers pull within four points late in the third quarter. Milpitas recovered a key fumble early in the final period on the San Benito 11-yard line and pulled away on two Hernandez TD strikes for the win. Hernandez completed 14-of-25 pass attempts for 181 yards.

MILPITAS 14 0 0 14 28
SAN BENITO 0 7 3 0 10

 

 

MI
SB
 
7
0
Hernandez (1, run) (Tran kick)
14
0
Van Damme (23, pass from Hernandez) (Tran kick)
14
7
Acosta (1, run) (Granados kick)
14
10
Granados (38, field goal)
21
10
Fulbright (9, pass from Hernandez) (Tran kick)
28
10
Douglas (6, pass from Hernandez) (Tran kick)

DIVISION II COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

WILCOX (6-3-1) (SCVAL-DAL 4th) def. SOBRATO (8-2) (BVAL-WVAL 2nd), 48-0, at Wilcox High, Nov. 20.
LOS GATOS (7-3) (SCVAL-DAL tie 2nd) def. WESTMONT (6-3-1) (BVAL-STAL tie 3rd), 48-0,
at Los Gatos High, Nov. 20.
ARAGON (6-4) (PAL-BD 4th) def. MT. PLEASANT (8-2) (BVAL-WVAL champ), 42-7
, at Aragon High, Nov. 21.
LELAND (7-3) (BVAL-MHAL 3rd) def. GUNN (7-3) (SCVAL-ECAL co-champ), 51-14, at Leland High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

LOS GATOS def. ARAGON, 45-6, at Westmont High, Nov. 27.
WILCOX def. LELAND, 47-28,
at Oak Grove High, Nov. 28.

Final:

LOS GATOS def. WILCOX, 20-19 (overtime) at Westmont High, Dec. 5 – Facing elimination on a fourth and goal on the Wilcox 7-yard line in overtime, the Wildcats’ Nick Hirschman delivered a strike to Jake Hackman-Salazar for a touchdown and Andy Heimer’s extra point provided the victory. It was the first-ever CCS football championship game decided in overtime. Anthony Herrera, who carried 27 times for 189 yards, scored first in overtime for Wilcox but the conversion failed. Earlier, Los Gatos trailed 13-6 on its own 30-yard line with two minutes left in regulation and delivered another clutch play when Hirschman hit Hackman-Salazar with a 15-yard pass and the latter lateraled to Andrew Berg who went the final 55 yards to send the game into overtime.

LOS GATOS 0 6 7 7 20
WILCOX 6 7 0 6 19

 

 

WI
LG
 
6
0
Herrera (33, run) (kick failed)
6
6
McDowell (44, run) (kick failed)
13
6
Pohahau (2, run) (Duenas kick)
13
13
Berg (70 pass and lateral from Hirschman and Hackman-Salazar) (Heimer kick)
19
13
Herrera (7, run) (kick failed) 19 20 Hackman-Salazar (7, pass from Hirschman) (Heimer kick)

 

DIVISION III COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

SARATOGA (5-5) (SCVAL-DAL 5th) def. BURLINGAME (7-3) (PAL-BD tie 2nd), 38-20, at Burlingame High, Nov. 20.
SEASIDE (7-2-1) (MBL co-champ) def. HILLSDALE (7-3) (PAL-LD champ), 34-14
, at Seaside High, Nov. 20.
TERRA NOVA (7-3) (PAL-BD champ) def. LIVE OAK (4-6) (BVAL-MHAL 4th), 28-24
, at Terra Nova High, Nov. 20.
SAN MATEO (7-3) (PAL-OD champ) def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (7-3) (MBL tie 3rd), 33-14
, at San Mateo High, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

SEASIDE def. SARATOGA, 20-19, at Westmont High, Nov. 27.
TERRA NOVA def. SAN MATEO, 34-28
, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 28.

Final:

SEASIDE def. TERRA NOVA, 29-18, at San Jose City College, Dec. 5 – Terra Nova made a habit of late rallies to win games during the season but could not pull it off in the final. The victors led by only seven at halftime but held Terra Nova to a lone field goal in the second half. David Williams scored three times on short plunges after long Seaside drives and Ronald Saxton completed 11 of 19 passes for 242 yards and one touchdown. Terra Nova quarterback Carl Cox accounted for 256 total yards in a losing effort.

SEASIDE 6 16 7 0 29
TERRA NOVA 0 15 3 0 18

 

 

SE
TN
 
6
0
Williams (2, run) (kick failed) 6 7 Cox (1, run) (Dineen kick)
14
7
Williams (1, run) (Tuuu pass from Saxton)
14
15
Cox (3, run) (Cox run) 22 15 Lualemana (13, pass from Saxton) (Lualemana run)
29
15
Williams (2, run) (Aguilera kick)
29
18
Dineen (35, field goa)

DIVISION IV COMPLETE BRACKETS

First round:

SACRED HEART PREP (7-3) (PAL-BD 2nd) def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY (4-3-2) (SCCAL tri-champ), 45-14, at Sacred Heart Prep, Nov. 21.
MENLO (7-3) (PAL-OD tie 2nd) def. GREENFIELD (6-2-1) (MTAL 2nd), 42-27,
at Menlo School, Nov. 21.

CARMEL (9-0) (MTAL champ) def. SCOTTS VALLEY (5-3-2) (SCCAL tri-champ), 61-28, at Carmel High, Nov. 21.
KING’S ACADEMY (7-3) (PAL-BD 3rd) def. ST. FRANCIS CCC (6-3-1) (SCCAL 4th), 22-18, at King’s Academy, Nov. 21.

Semifinals:

CARMEL def. KING’S ACADEMY, 59-6, at Pacific Grove High, Nov. 27.
MENLO def. SACRED HEART PREP, 20-4,
at Oak Grove High, Nov. 28.

Final:

CARMEL def. MENLO, 56-35, at Westmont High, Dec. 5 – The Padres completed a perfect 12-0 season with the high-scoring victory. The Knights were able to stay within a touchdown (21-14) in the first quarter but quickly fell behind as Carmel scored on five of its six possessions in the first half. Dylan Hopkins tallied three of the touchdowns, one on a 91-yard kickoff return.

CARMEL 21 14 7 14 56
MENLO 14 7 7 7 35

 

 

CA
ME
 
0
7
Benton (42, pass from Diekroeger) (Diekroeger kick)
6
7
Hopkins (91, kickoff return) (run failed)
14
7
Robbins (43, pass from Diekroeger) (Diekroeger kick)
14
14
Keyser (2, run) (Nottenkamper, pass from Pearson)
21
14
Hopkins (8, run) (Franks kick)
28
14
Enriquez (31, pass from Pearson) (Franks kick)
28
21
Nichols (30, pass from Diekroeger) (Diekroeger kick)
35
21
Pearson (1, run) (Franks kick) 42 21 Woodward (8, pass from Pearson) (Franks kick)
42
28
Nichols (1, run) (Diekroeger kick)
49
28
Hopkins (18, run) (Franks kick)
56
28
Woodward (59, pass from Pearson) (Franks kick)
56
35
Nichols (21, pass from Diekroeger) (Diekroeger kick)

 

 

2010

OPEN

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV

The format  remained the same with a total of 40 schools participating. Automatically qualifying were 26 teams from the section’s 11 leagues. In addition, there were 14 at-large selections. Teams that wished to compete in the open division had to notify CCS on or before the Monday following Week 8 games. Any of these schools that qualified went into this division. If there were less than eight schools that applied and qualified for the playoffs, the field was filled by the teams with the most power points. This season six schools “opted up” so  two schools (Palo Alto and Oak Grove) that did not apply were moved to the open division. The other 32 teams were then divided into four divisions (designated Divisions I through IV) based  on enrollment. Top seeds were Palo Alto (open), Piedmont Hills (Div I), Wilcox (Div II), Jefferson (Div III) and Carmel (Div IV).

OPEN DIVISION

FIRST ROUND:

PALO ALTO (10-0) (SCVAL-DAAL champ) def. MITTY (6-3-1) (WCAL 2nd), 13-10, at Palo Alto High, Nov. 19.
BELLARMINE (8-2) (WCAL 3rd)  def. OAK GROVE (8-2) (BVAL-MHAL co-champ), 38-6, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 19.
PALMA (9-0-1) (TCAL champ) def. ST. FRANCIS (6-3-1) (WCAL 4th), 17-10,  at Salinas Sports Complex, Nov. 19.
VALLEY CHRISTIAN (9-1) (WCAL champ) def. SERRA (6-3-1) (WCAL 5th), 31-20, at Valley Christian High, Nov. 22.

SEMI FINALS:

PALO ALTO def. BELLARMINE, 35-0, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.
VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. PALMA, 40-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 27.

 

FINALS:

PALO ALTO def. VALLEY CHRSTIAN, 21-14, at San Jose City College, Dec. 3 – The Vikings’ win culminated an impressive playoff run and an undefeated season record (The Vikings later defeated Corona Centennial in a State Bowl game to finish 14-0). Palo Alto dominated the early going with a good running attack and a stout defense. The first score came on a fourth-and-15 from VC’s 33-yard line when Christoph Bono hit a diving Dre Hill in the corner of the end zone. Williams scored again on a 78-yard screen pass play from Bono late in the third quarter. Valley Christian retaliated when Byron Marshall scored from eight yards out but Palo Alto pushed the lead to 14 points on the ensuing drive as B.J. Boyd broke through defenders and scampered 66 yards. Marshall added a late TD for the losers.
PALO ALTO        7     0 7 7 21
VALLEY CHRISTIAN  0 0 0 14 14
 
  PA
VC
7 0
Williams (33, pass from Bono) (Bono kick)
14 0
Williams (78, pass from Bono) (Bono kick)
14 7
Marshall (8, run) (Ramirez kick)
21 7
Boyd (66, run) (Bono kick)
21 14
Marshall (1, run) (Ramirez kick)
 
 

DIVISION I

FIRST ROUND:

INDEPENDENCE  (8-2) (BVAL-STAL tri-champ) def. SAN BENITO (6-4) (TCAL 3rd), 22-14,
@ San Benito High, Nov. 19
SALINAS (6-3-1) (TCAL 2nd) def. MILPITAS (6-3-1) (SCVAL-DAL 4th), 22-13,
@ Milpitas High, Nov. 19.
PIEDMONT HILLS (8-2) (BVAL-MHAL co-champ) def. MENLO-ATHERTON (4-6) (PAL-BD tie 4th), 35-7,
@ Piedmont Hills Nov. 19.
HOMESTEAD (6-4) (SCVAL-DAL tie 5th) def. SANTA TERESA (7-3) (BVAL-MHAL tie 3rd), 10-6,
@ Santa Teresa High, Nov. 20.

SEMI FINALS:

PIEDMONT HILLS def. SALINAS, 35-7, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.
HOMESTEAD def. INDEPENDENCE, 39-35, at San Jose City College, Nov. 27.

 

FINALS:

PIEDMONT HILLS def. HOMESTEAD, 33-24, at San Jose City College, Dec. 4 – With quarterback Jason Harms and wide receivers Stephen Anderson and Juquelle Thompson leading the way, the Pirates won their first-ever CCS title. Together, the receiving duo caught 13 passes for 252 yards and two touchdowns. The teams traded scores until late in the third quarter with Piedmont Hills ahead, 20-16. Harms hit Anderson on a short slant and the latter went 36 yards for the score that put the victors ahead to stay. Piedmont Hills then made a goal-line stand and took over on their own one-yard line. Harms connected with  Anderson who sped 95 yards before being downed on the Homestead four. Jonah Moon then punched it in from there.
PIEDMONT HILLS 7 6 14 6 33
HOMESTEAD  0 10 6 8 24
 
PH
HO
 
7 0
Beard (2, run) (Rico kick)
7 7
Rhodes (8, run) (Heen kick)
13 7
Thompson (25, pass from Harms) (kick failed)
13 10
Heen (23, field goal)
20 10
Moon (2, run) (Rico kick)
20 16
Bond (18, run)(kick failed)
27 16
Anderson (36, pass from Harms) (Rico kick)
33 16
Moon (4, run) (kick failed)
33 24
Rhodes (2, run) (Rhodes run)
 
 

DIVISION II

FIRST ROUND:

SEQUOIA (9-0-1) (PAL-LD champ) def. LOS ALTOS (8-1-1) (SCVAL-ECAL champ), 20-13, at Sequoia High, Nov. 19.
WILCOX (7-3) (SCVAL-DAL tie 2nd) def. MOUNTAIN VIEW (8-2) (SCVAL-ECAL 2nd), 40-14, at Wilcox High, Nov. 19.
WILLOW GLEN (8-2) (BVAL-STAL tri-champ) def. LOS GATOS (6-3-1) (SCVAL-DAL tie 2nd ), 13-12,
at Los Gatos High, Nov. 20.
LELAND (7-3) (BVAL-MHAL tie 3rd) def. MT. PLEASANT (8-2) (BVAL-WVAL co-champ), 52-6, at Leland High, Nov. 22.

SEMI FINALS:

WILLOW GLEN def. WILCOX, 49-34, at Wilcox High, Nov. 26.
SEQUOIA def. LELAND,  27-14, at Sequoia High, Nov. 27.

 

FINALS:

WILLOW GLEN def. SEQUOIA, 47-14, at San Jose City College, Dec. 4 – The Rams, with junior quarterback Mitch Ravizza showing the way, scored quick and often to humble the Cherokees. On the first play from scrimmage, James Aliason took a handoff and went 66 yards, setting up Ravizza’s 5-yard scoring strike to Joe Gotelli. After Aliason had scored on a 26-yard pass from Ravizza, Willow Glen tallied again in the first quarter on a trick play. Gotelli took a pitch-out and then passed back to Ravizza who shook off several defenders for a 34-yard scoring play. Willow Glen added three more scores while holding Sequoia scoreless. Ravizza completed 20 of 32 passes for 285 yards and three touchdowns. The Rams piled up more than 400 yards of total offense.
WILLOW GLEN 19 7 14 7 47
SEQUOIA   14 0 0 0 14
 
WG
SE
7 0
Gotelli (pass from Ravizza) (Ravizza kick)
7 7
Ram (pass from Beekley) (Jenkins kick)
13 7
Aliason (26, pass from Ravizza) (kick failed)
19 7
Ravizza (34, pass from Gotelli) (conversion failed)
19 14
Flores (5, run) (Jenkins kick)
26 14
Aliason (29, pass from Ravizza) (Ravizza kick)
33 14
Ravizza (3, run) (Ravizza kick)
40 14
J. Wilson (36, pass from Ravizza) (Ravizza kick)
47 14
Johnson (12, run) (Ravizza kick)
 
 

DIVISION III

FIRST ROUND:

MONTEREY (9-1) (MBL champ) def. LIVE OAK (5-5) (BVAL-MHAL 5th), 42-28, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 19.
JEFFERSON (8-2) (PAL-OD champ) def. DEL MAR (7-3) (BVAL-WVAL co-champ), 32-7, at Jefferson High, Nov. 19.
NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY (9-1) (MBL 2ND) def. BURLINGAME (6-4) (Pal-BD tie 2nd), 34-27,
at North Monterey County High, Nov. 20.
TERRA NOVA (6-4) (PAL-BD champ) def. APTOS (5-3-2) (SCCAL tie 2nd), 43-14, at Terra Nova High, Nov. 20.

SEMI FINALS:

MONTEREY def. NORTH MONTEREY COUNTY, 33-12, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 26.
TERRA NOVA def. JEFFERSON, 21-19, at Jefferson High, Nov. 27.

  
 

FINALS:

TERRA NOVA def. MONTEREY, 35-13, at Westmont High, Dec. 4 – Backup quarterback Trevor Jacobs, thrust into action due to an injury to Chris Forbes, completed 19 of 25 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns to pace the Tigers. Jacobs completed his first two passes for 59 yards, the second being a 24-yard TD strike to Nick Manessis and Terra Nova was never headed. The other two scoring strikes were 61 yards to Elias Vargas and 24 yards to Jake Smith. The Tigers defense was as impressive as its substitute quarterback, containing star Toreadors tailback John-Wyatt Williams to 138 yards rushing but no touchdowns. Monterey receiver Nate Malone caught two touchdowns but the Toreadors seemed to never be able to sustain drives to completion.
TERRA NOVA 8 7 3 14 35
MONTEREY  0 6 7 0 13
 
TN
MO
8 0
Manessis (24, pass from Jacobs) (Jacobs run)
15 0
Vargas (61, pass from Jacobs) (Deneen kick)
15 6
Malone (22, pass from Ventimilia) (run failed)
21 6
Cruz (2, run) (run failed)
21 13
Malone (13, pass from Ventimilia) (Aamir kick)
28 13
Smith (24, pass from Jacobs) (Deneen kick)
35 13
Coen (10, interception return) (Deneen kick)
 
 

DIVISION IV

FIRST ROUND:

HALF MOON BAY (7-3) (PAL-OD 3rd)  def. GREENFIELD  (9-1) (MTAL 2nd), 48-3, at Half Moon Bay High, Nov. 19.
MENLO (7-3) (PAL-OD 2nd) def. SAN LORENZO VALLEY (9-1) (SCCAL champ), 36-14, at San Lorenzo Valley, Nov. 20.
SACRED HEART PREP (8-2) (PAL-BD tie 2nd) def. SEASIDE (6-4) (MBL 3rd), 49-20, at Sacred Heart Prep, Nov. 20.
CARMEL (9-1) (MTAL champ) def. THE KING’S ACADEMY (6-4) (PAL-BD tie 4th), 50-21, at Carmel, Nov. 20.

SEMI FINALS:

CARMEL def. HALF MOON BAY, 42-35, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 26.
SACRED HEART PREP def. MENLO, 28-14, at Sacred Heart Prep, Nov. 27.

 

FINALS:

SACRED HEART PREP def. CARMEL, 39-32, at Westmont High, Dec. 4. – After Carmel opened a 21-point advantage, the Gators stormed back to beat the defending champion Padres. When Devin Pearson raced 83 yards on the first play from scrimmage in the second half, it made the score 32-11. Sacred Heart then tallied four unanswered touchdowns, three by running back Colin Tendrup. The latter rushed for 102 yards on 23 carries and his six-yard run with 3:06 left in the game proved to be the winner.
SACRED HEART PREP 0 11 14 14 39
CARMEL 15 10 7 0 32
 
SH
CA
0 5
Osorino (5, run) (Pearson run)
0 15
Woodward (33, pass from Pearson) (Franks kick)
0 18
Franks (37, field goal)
3 18
Odell (23, field goal)
2 25
Pearson (3, run) (Franks kick)
11 25
O’Donnell (3, pass from Geary) (Geary run)
11 32
Pearson (83, run) (Franks kick)
18 32
Tendrup (62, pass from Geary) (Odell kick)
25 32
O’Donnell (9,  pass from Geary) (Odell kick)
32

32

Tendrup (13, run) (Odell kick)
39 32
Tendrup (6, run) (Odell kick)
 

 

2011

OPEN

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV

The format  remained the same with a total of 40 schools participating. Automatically qualifying were 26 teams from the section’s 11 leagues. In addition, there were 14 at-large selections. Teams that wished to compete in the open division had to notify CCS after final regular season game. Any of these schools that qualified went into this division. If there were less than eight schools that applied and qualified for the playoffs, the field was filled by the teams with the most power points. This season five schools “opted up” so  three schools (Leland, Terra Nova and San Benito) that did not apply were moved to the open division. The other 32 teams were then divided into four divisions (designated Divisions I through IV) based  on enrollment. Top seeds were Oak Grove (open), Serra (Div I), Los Gatos (Div II), Christopher (Div III) and Palma (Div IV).

OPEN DIVISION

FIRST ROUND:

MITTY (6-3-1) (WCAL 3rd) def. SAN BENITO (7-2-1) (TCAL champ), 36-0, at San Benito High, Nov. 18.
BELLARMINE (9-1) (WCAL champ) def. TERRA NOVA (8-2) (PAL-BD champ), 56-12, at San Jose City College, Nov. 18.
PALO ALTO (8-2) (SCVAL-DAL champ) def. LELAND (9-1) (BVAL-MHAL 2nd) , 20-6, at Palo Alto High, Nov. 18.
ST. FRANCIS (5-5) (WCAL tie 4th) def. OAK GROVE (9-1) (BVAL-MHAL champ), 20-17, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 18.

 

SEMI FINALS:

BELLARMINE def. MITTY, 29-0, at San Jose City College, Nov. 25.
PALO ALTO def. ST. FRANCIS, 39-23, at San Jose City College, Nov. 26.

FINALS:

BELLARMINE def. PALO ALTO, 41-13, at San Jose City College, Dec. 2 – Led by quarterback Travis McHugh and a suffocating defense, the Bells scored five unanswered touchdowns after trailing, 7-6, dashing any repeat hopes for the reigning section and state champion Vikings. McHugh got the scoring started with a 54-yard touchdown run midway through the second quarter, but on the ensuing kickoff the Bells made the mistake that has come back to haunt so many of Palo Alto's opponents this season. They kicked to B.J. Boyd, who went 98 yards for his seventh touchdown return of the season, putting Palo Alto on top. The bruising Bells offense pushed right back, taking the lead on McHugh's 5-yard touchdown run. McHugh scored his third rushing touchdown of the half with two minutes remaining, breaking through for a 20-yard score. Jared Vallner got the Bells’ fourth TD of the half on a 13-yard pass from McHugh. The winners added second half scores from Tim Crawley (23 yards) and Justin Taliaferro (1 yard). The Bells later lost to Santa Margarita in a State Bowl game.

 
 
BELLARMINE
6 21 7 7 41
PALO ALTO                 
7 0 0 6 13
 
BE
PA
6 0
McHugh (54, run) (kick failed)
6 7

Boyd (98, kickoff return) (Grey kick)

13 7
McHugh (5, run) (McHugh kick)
20 7
McHugh (20, run) (McHugh kick)
27 7

Vallner (13, pass from McHugh) (McHugh kick)

34 7
Crawley (23, run) (McHugh kick)
41 7

Taliaferro (1, run) (McHugh kick)

41 13
Boyd (48, pass from Chryst) (kick failed)
 
 

DIVISION I

FIRST ROUND:

SALINAS (6-4) (TCAL 3rd) def. HOMESTEAD (7-3) (SCVAL-DAL tie 4th), 27-26, at Homestead High, Nov. 18.
MENLO-ATHERTON (7-3) (PAL-BD 2nd) def. SANTA CLARA (8-2) (SCVAL-ECAL champ), 40-22, at Menlo-Atherton High, Nov. 18.
MILPITAS (7-3) (SCVAL-DAL tie 4th) def. MOUNTAIN VIEW (SCVL-DAL 3rd), 42-33, at Milpitas High, Nov. 18.
SERRA (8-2) (WCAL 2nd)  def. WILCOX (3-5-2) (SCVAL-DAL 6th), 38-6, at Serra High, No v. 19.

 

SEMI FINALS:

MENLO-ATHERTON def. SALINAS, 49-14, at Menlo-Atherton High, Nov. 25.
SERRA def. MILPITAS, 49-28, at Serra High, Nov. 26.

 

FINALS:

SERRA def. MENLO-ATHERTON, 42-21, at Terra Nova High, Dec. 3 – Erich Wilson, the Padres’ stellar running back, scored four touchdowns to help defeat the surprising Bears. The teams were tied, 21-21, at halftime. Cameron Moody’s 11-yard run put M-A ahead, 7-0, but quarterback Joe Erdie answered with a 55-yard gallop. Serra then scored on two Wilson runs, the first for 41 yards and the second for five. The Bears came back with touchdowns by Willy Fonua and Evan Perkins, the latter on a 12-yard pass from Fonua. In the second half, M-A was hampered by penalties. Wilson scored twice in the final two quarters on a four-yard run and a 18-yard pass interception. Junior running back Eric Redwood scored the other TD on a 56-yard run. It was Serra’s second CCS title, the first since 1990. Wilson had 116 yards in the game for a season total of 2,106. He holds both school records for season total and career total.

 
 
Junipero Serra
14 7 7 14 42
Menlo Atherton
7 14 0 0 21
 
Serra
MA
0 7
Moody (11, run) (Falkenhagen kick)
7 7
Erdie (55, run) (Toms kick)
14 7
Wilson (41, run) (Toms kick)
21 7
Wilson (5, run) (Toms kick)
21 14
Fonua (1, run) (Falkenhagen kick)
21 21
Perkins (12, pass from Fonua) (Falkenhagen kick)
28 21
Wilson (4, run) (Toms kick)
36 21

Redwood (56, run) (Toms kick)

42 21

Wilson (38, intercepted pass) (Toms kick)

 
 

DIVISION II

FIRST ROUND:

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (8-2) (PAL-OD tie 2nd) def. WILLOW GLEN (4-5-1) (BVAL-MHAL tie 4th), 31-23, @ South SF High, Nov. 18.
PIONEER (7-3) (BVAL-MHAL 3rd) def. EL CAMINO (6-4) (PAL-LD tri-champ), 25-0, at Pioneer High, Nov. 18.
ARAGON (8-2) (PAL-OD tie 2nd) def. SOBRATO (7-3) (BVAL-STAL champ), 30-17, at Aragon High, Nov. 19.
LOS GATOS (8-1-1) (SCVAL-DAL 2nd) def. LEIGH (6-4) (BVAL-STAL 3rd), 62-14, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 18.

 

SEMI FINALS:

PIONEER def. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, 28-7, at Pioneer High, Nov. 24.
LOS GATOS def. ARAGON, 39-6, at Los Gatos High, Nov. 24.

 

FINALS:

LOS GATOS def. PIONEER,  28-21, at Westmont High, Dec. 2 – After trailing at halftime, 21-7, the top-seeded Wildcats rode on Garret Zeiter’s back for the win and Los Gatos’ 13th CCS title. Zeiter ran for 205 yards in the second half alone and scored three of his four touchdowns during this period. He finished with 306 yards rushing for the game and a season total of 2,715 yards. Zeiter scored in the first quarter but Tyler Compani answered with two TD runs and just before halftime, Drew Fryhoff connected with Joseph Londre for seven-yard touchdown pass for Pioneer and a 14-point edge. That was the end of Pioneer’s scoring. Zeiter opened the third quarter with a 50-yard run to set up his one-yard touchdown. He then tied the score on a 44-yard gallop and scored the eventual winning touchdown on a two-yard plunge. Pioneer moved to midfield in the final four minutes but were held on downs.

 
 
Los Gatos
7 0 7 14 28
Pioneer
0 21 0 0 21
 
LG
PIO
7 0
Zeiter (20, run) (Chapman kick)
7 7
Compani (4, run) (Simonini kick)
7 14

Compani (2, run) (Simonini kick)

7 21
Londre (7, pass from Fryhoff) (Simonini kick)
14 21
Zeiter (1, run) (Chapman kick)
21 21
Zeiter (44, run) (Chapman kick)
28 21
Zeiter (2, run) (Chapman kick)
 
 

DIVISION III

FIRST ROUND:

VALLEY CHRISTIAN (5-5) (WCAL tie 4th) def. BURLINGAME (5-5) (PAL-BD 4th), 35-21, at Valley Christian High, Nov. 19.
ST. IGNATIUS (3-6-1) (WCAL 7th) def. APTOS (9-1) (SCCAL champ), 35-31, at Aptos High, Nov. 18.
SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL (5-5) (WCAL 6th) def. MONTEREY (8-2) (MBL tri-champ), 37-14, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 18.
CHRISTOPHER (9-1) (MBL tri-champ), def. DEL MAR (7-3) (BVAL-WVAL champ), 55-0, at Gilroy High, Nov. 18.

SEMI FINALS:

ST. IGNATIUS def. VALLEY CHRISTIAN, 43-42, at Valley Christian High, Nov. 25.
SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL def. CHRISTOPHER, at Gilroy High, Nov. 24.

FINALS:

ST. IGNATIUS def. SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL, 21-14, at AT&T Park, Dec. 3 --  Danny O’Malley’s 50-yard touchdown on a recovered fumble with 4:18 remaining in the third quarter proved to be the winning score for the Wildcats. The two WCAL foes, who have a 118-year rivalry, were tied 14-14 before O’Malley’s run before approximately 12,000 fans at AT&T Park in San Francisco. Sacred Heart Cathedral, who had won the first meeting during the season, scored first on a 79-yard pass from Jack Harrington to Matt Hewitson. St. Ignatius answered on a 58-yard drive cappeed by Dom Truoccolo’s five-yard scamper. The Irish went back ahead on Valentino Miles’ one-yard plunge but St. Ignatius tied the game early in the second half on Jack Stinn’s one-yard sneak
 
Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep
7 7 0 0 14
St. Ignatius
0 7 0 14 21
 
SHC
SI
7 0
Hewitson (79, pass from Harrington (Harrington kick)
7 7
Truoccolo (5, run) (Capitolo kick)
14 7

Miles (14, run) (Harrington kick)

14 14
Stinn (1, run) (Capitolo kick)
14 21
O’Malley (50, fumble recovery) (Capitolo kick)
 
 

DIVISION IV

FIRST ROUND:

MONTE VISTA CHRISTIAN (9-1) (MBL tri-champ) def. HALF MOON BAY (6-4) (PAL-OD champ), 38-11, at Cabrillo College, Nov. 18.
CARMEL (10-0) (MTAL champ) def. MENLO (7-3) (PAL-OD 4th), 42-7, at Pacific Grove High, Nov. 18.
SACRED HEART PREP (7-3) (PAL-BD 3rd) def. SCOTTS VALLEY (8-2) (SCCAL 2nd), 27-20, at Sacred Heart Prep, Nov. 19.
PALMA (8-1-1) (TCAL 2nd) def. SOLEDAD (6-3-1) (MTAL 2nd), 35-0, at Salinas Sports Complex, Nov. 18.

SEMI FINALS:

CARMEL def. MONTE VISTA CHRISTIAN, 9-35, at Pacific Grove High, Nov. 24.
PALMA def. SACRED HEART PREP,  34-7, at Salinas Sports Complex, Nov. 24.

 

FINALS:

PALMA def. CARMEL, 33-21, at Monterey Peninsula College, Dec. 3 – The Chieftains ball control dominated the game, keeping Carmel’s high-powered air attack off the field and handing the Padres their first loss of the season. Running back Jack Myers was the workhorse, amassing 253 yards rushing and three second half touchdowns. Palma only had the ball twice in the first half but ran 25 plays and scored two touchdowns, both by quarterback Jack Tardieu. The drive chewed up the clock and allowed Carmel only three possessions. The Padres did score once in the first half but Palma went ahead 20-7 in the third quarter on a six-yard jaunt by Myers. Carmel fumbled on its own 13 and Myers scored on the next play for a 27-7 edge. Carmel tried to make it interesting with Holden Smith scoring from three yards out but couldn’t advance the ball after an onside kick and Myers tallied again, this time from the one.

 
Palma
7 0 20 26 33
Carmel
0 7 7 7 21
 
Palma
Carmel
 
7 0

Tardieu (13, run) (Vultaggio kick)

7 7
Enriquez (17, pass from Pearson ) (Knight kick)
14 7

Tardieu (1, run) (Vultaggio kick)

20 7
Myers (14, run) (kick failed)
27 7

Myers (14, run) (Vultaggio kick)

27 14
Smith (3, run) (Knight kick)
33 14
Myers (1, run) (kick failed)
33 21
Enriquez (20, Pearson) (Knight kick)
 

 

2012

OPEN

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV

The format  basically remained the same with a total of 40 schools participating. Automatically qualifying were 26 teams from the section’s 10 leagues. In addition, there were 14 at-large selections. The only change was made in qualifying for the Open division. The champions of the five highest classified leagues  -- West Catholic, Mt. Hamilton, De Anza, Peninsula’s Bay Division  and Monterey’s Gabilan Division – were automatic qualifiers. The field of eight was then filled by the three teams with the most CCS power points, this season being Serra, St. Ignatius and Mitty. The other 32 teams were then divided into four divisions (designated Divisions I through IV) based  on enrollment. Top seeds were Bellarmine (open), Milpitas (Div I), St. Francis (Div II), Monterey (Div III) and Seaside (Div IV).

OPEN DIVISION

FIRST ROUND:

BELLARMINE (9-1) (WCAL champ) def. TERRA NOVA (6-4) (PAL-BD champ), 33-14, at San Jose City College, Nov. 16.
SERRA (8-2) (WCAL TIE 2nd ) def. PALO ALTO (8-2) (SCVAL-DAAL champ), 52-35, at Palo Alto High, Nov. 16.
MITTY (7-3)  (WCAL tie 4th) def. OAK GROVE (10-0) (BVAL-MHAL CHAMP), 24-0, at Oak Grove High, Nov. 16.
ST. IGNATIUS (7-3) (WCAL tie 2nd) def. PALMA (8-2) (MBL-GD champ), 49-14, at Salinas Sports Complex, Nov. 16.

SEMI FINALS:

BELLARMINE def. SERRA, 17BELLARMINE def. SERRA, 17-12, at Independence High, Nov. 23.
ST. IGNATIUS def. MITTY, 25-22, at Independence High, Nov. 24. -12, at Independence High, Nov. 23.

 

FINALS:

ST. IGNATIUS def. BELLARMINE, 13-10 (overtime) at San Jose City College, Nov. 30 – A goal-line stand in the waning seconds of regulation time propelled the Wildcats over the defending champs. With the score tied 7-7 and 1:19 on the clock, Bellarmine chose to go for a three-yard touchdown rather than a field goal and St. Ignatius stopped Kenneth Olugbode on the goal line to send the contest into overtime. Bellarmine had two false-start penalties in overtime and had to settle for a 20-yard field goal by Grant Bush. On St. Ignatius’ possession, Elijah Dale dashed around the left side from the 10-yard line with the winning score. Bellarmine opened the game with a 75-yard drive that ended with quarterback K.J. Carta-Samuels’ two-yard run, the Bells’ only points until overtime. Dale knotted the score in the fourth quarter, setting up the late-game heroics. St. Ignatius later was selected to play in a regional state bowl playoff but lost to Granite Bay, 45-17.

 
 
BELLARMINE  7 0 0 3 10
ST. IGNATIUS  0 0 7 6 13
 
BE
SI
 
7 0
Carta-Samuels (2,4un) (Bush kick)
7 7
Dale (1, run) (Capitolo kick)
10 7
Bush (20, field goal)
10 13
Dale (10,run)
 
 

DIVISION I

FIRST ROUND:

MILPITAS (7-3) (SCVAL-DAAL tie 2nd ) def. SILVER CREEK (5-5) (BVAL-STAL tie 2nd), 56-7, at Milpitas High, Nov. 16.
SEQUOIA (8-2) (PAL-OD 3rd ) def. MENLO-ATHERTON (6-4) (PAL-BD 3rd ), 27-7, at Menlo-Atherton High, Nov. 16.
SALINAS (6-4) (MBL-GB 3rd ) def. FREMONT (8-2) (SCVAL-ECD champ), 49-0, at Salinas High, Nov. 16.
SAN BENITO (5-5) (MBL-GB 4th) def. ALISAL (8-2) (MBL-PD 2nd ), 28-0, at Salinas High, Nov. 16.

SEMI FINALS:

MILPITAS def. SEQUOIA, 34-19, at Milpitas High, Nov. 23.
SAN BENITO def. SALINAS, 30-13, at Salinas High, Nov 23.

FINALS:

SAN BENITO def. MILPITAS, 35-28, at Independence High, Dec. 1 – Down 28 points in the first half, Milpitas stormed back to tie the score only to lose to a fourth quarter touchdown by the Haybalers. The first half was all San Benito with David Stanton and Damien Botelho scoring on running plays and Cody Cameron tallying twice – a 70-yard pass interception and a 24-yard fumble recovery. The Trojans finally got on the scoreboard just before halftime on Vita Vea’s 16-yard run. Milpitas then got things going in the third quarter with Vea’s 26-yard run, C.J. Reyes’ two-yard dive and Brandon Sualua’s two-yard tally to tie the score.  But in the fourth quarter, San Benito executed its only drive of the second half, going 80 yards for the winning score climaxed by Botelho’s 10-yard run. San Benito intercepted four Milpitas passes. Vea finished with 205 yards in 22 carries.

 
San Benito
14 14 0 7 14
Milpitas
0 7 14 7 21
 
SB
MI
 
7 0
Stanton (6, run) (Canes kick)
14 0
Botelho (2, run) (Canes kick)
21 0
Cameron (70, pass interception) (Canes kick)
28 0
Cameron (24, fumble recovery) (Canes kick)
28 7
Vea (16, run) (Gonzalez kick)
28 14
Vea (26, run) (Gonzalez kick)
28 21
Reyes (2, run) (Gonzalez kick)
28 28
Sualua (2, run) (Gonzalez kick)
35 28
Botelho (10,run) (Canes kick)
 
 

DIVISION II

FIRST ROUND:

ST. FRANCIS (5-5) (WCAL TIE 4th ) def. OVERFELT (6-4) (BVAL-WVAL 2nd ), 42-0, at St. Francis High Nov. 16.
ARAGON (7-3) (PAL-BD tie 4th) def. LELAND (6-4) (BVAL-MHAL tie 2nd ), 35-21, at Leland High, Nov. 16.
LOS GATOS (6-4) (SCVAL-DAAL tie 2nd ) def. PIONEER (4-6) (BVAL-MHAL tie 4th), 38-12, at Los Gatos High, Nov . 16.
WILCOX (7-3) (SCVAL-DAAL tie 2nd) def. SOUTH S.F. (7-3) (PAL-OD champ), 38-14, at Wilcox High, Nov . 16.

SEMI FINALS:

ST. FRANCIS def. ARAGON, 41-7, at St. Francis High, Nov. 23.
LOS GATOS def. WILCOX, 21-20 (overtime), at Los Gatos High, Nov. 23.

FINAL

ST. FRANCIS def. LOS GATOS, 17-0, at Westmont High, Dec. 1 – Behind a dominant defensive performance, the Lancers chalked up their 15th Central Coast Section title. The game was scoreless until four minutes were left in the third quarter when Mike Lauck’s 10-yard pass connected with Charlie Clarke in what turned out to be the winning touchdown. It was the fifth shutout for St. Francis this season and the Lancers only gave up one score in the three-game playoffs. St. Francis extended its lead on a 10-yard gallop by Alex Andrighetto and then capped it off with a field goal. Los Gatos had two drives inside the Lancers’ 10-yard line but came up empty. The Wildcats, paced by the running of Joey Wood, had another good drive deep into St. Francis territory but a field goal try went wide.
ST. FRANCIS 0 0 14 3 17
LOS GATOS 0 0 0 0 0
 
SF
LG
 
7 0
Clarke (10, pass from Lauck) (Fordham kick)
14 0
Andrighetto (10, run ) (Fordham kick)
17 0
Fordham (31, field goal)
 
 

DIVISION III

FIRST ROUND:

MONTEREY (8-2) (MBL-GD 2ND) def. SOLEDAD (6-4) (MTAL tie 2nd), 41-0, at  Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 16.
APTOS (8-2) (SCCAL champ) def. SARATOGA (6-4) (SCVAL-DAAL 5th), 28-24, at Saratoga High, Nov. 16.
SOBRATO (7-3) (BVAL-MHAL tie 2nd) def. RIORDAN (3-7) (WCAL 8th ), 40-17, at Live Oak High School, Nov. 17.
VALLEY CHRISTIAN (4-6) (WCAL 6th) def. BURLINGAME (5-5) (PAL-BD tie 4th), 56-14, at Valley Christian High, Nov. 17.

SEMI FINALS:

APTOS def. MONTEREY, 34-31, at Monterey Peninsula College, Nov. 23.
VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. SOBRATO, 52-42, at Live Oak High School, Nov. 24.

FINALS:

VALLEY CHRISTIAN def. APTOS, 51-20, at Independence High, Dec. 1 – Junior quarterback Jay MacIntyre threw three touchdown passes in the first half and returned a fumble for a score in the second half to pace the Warriors’ rout. MacIntyre also intercepted a pass. Valley Christian needed only three plays to score with  its first possession – Kirk Johnson sprinting 69 yards for the TD. The sophomore also had a 74-yard touchdown gallop in the fourth quarter. MacIntyre’s touchdown passes were 14 yards to Bryce Novak, 34 yards to Ryan Severson and 17 yards to Brandon Alexander. MacIntyre threw only two passes in the second half. Valley Christian scored more than 50 points in each of the three playoff games.

 
VALLEY CHRISTIAN
14 20 3 14 51
APTOS
0 13 7 0 20
 
VC
AP
 
7 0
Johnson (69, run) (Kroenig kick)
14 0
Novak (14, pass from MacIntyre) (Kroenig kick)
21 0
Severson (34, pass from MacIntrye) (kick failed)
21 7
Bennett (12, run) (Nicholson kick)
28 7
Alexander (17, pas from MacIntyre) (Kroenig kick)
35 7
Severson (4, run) (Kroenig kick)
35 13
Bonsall (9, pass from Joh) (run failed)
35 20
Marta (3, run) (Nicholson kick)
38 20
Kroenig (34, field goal)
45 13
MacIntyre (45, fumble recovery) (Kroenig kick)
52 20
Johnson (74, run) (Kroenig kick)
 
 

DIVISION IV

FIRST ROUND:

SEASIDE (10-0) (MBL-PD champ) def. CAPUCHINO (6-4) (PAL-LD champ), 56-21, at Seaside High, Nov. 16.
MENLO (8-2) (PAL-OD 2nd ) def. MONTE VISTA CHRISTIAN (8-2) (MBL-PD 3rd ), 42-14, at Sequoia High, Nov. 16.
SACRED HEART PREP (9-1) (PAL-BD 2nd) def. PACIFIC GROVE (7-3) (MTAL tie 2nd ), 48-15, at  Sacred Heart Prep, Nov. 17.
SOQUEL (8-2) (SCCAL 2nd ) def. CARMEL (9-1) (MTAL champ), 49-42, at Pacific Grove High, Nov. 16

SEMI FINALS:

MENLO def. SEASIDE, 41-27, at Seaside High, Nov. 23.
SACRED HEART PREP def. SOQUEL, 47-17, at Sacred Heart Prep, Nov. 24

FINALS:

SACRED HEART PREP def. MENLO, 13-7, at Terra Nova High, Dec. 1 – The Gators took advantage of a driving rainstorm to halt Menlo’s high-flying passing offense. Quarterback Jack Heneghan managed to give Menlo a 7-0 halftime edge on an eight-yard  pass to Matt Bradley. But in the second half, Heneghan was intercepted three times (the same number he had in the previous 12 games). Sacred Heart took the second half kickoff and drove 65 yards, all on the ground, with Ben Burr-Kirven pushing over for the tying touchdown. The Gators forced a punt and then went 73 yards with Kevin Donahoe scoring the winning touchdown on an 11-yard bootleg. The winners did not attempt a pass in the second half.

 
Sacred Heart Prep 0 0 7 6 13
Menlo School 0 7 0 0 7
 
SH
ME
 
0 7
Bradley (8, pass from Heneghan) (Costa kick)
7 7
Burr-Kirven (1, run) (Spillane kick)
10 7
Donahoe (11, run) (kick failed
 

 

2013

OPEN

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV

OPEN DIVISION

FIRST ROUND:

 

SEMI FINALS:

 

FINALS:

 
 
           
           
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
 

DIVISION I

FIRST ROUND:

 

SEMI FINALS:

 

FINALS:

 
 
           
           
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
 

DIVISION II

FIRST ROUND:

 

SEMI FINALS:

 

FINALS:

 
 
           
           
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
 

DIVISION III

FIRST ROUND:

 

SEMI FINALS:

 

FINALS:

 
 
           
           
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
 

DIVISION IV

FIRST ROUND:

 

SEMI FINALS:

 

FINALS:

 
 
           
           
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 

 

2014

OPEN

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

DIVISION IV

OPEN DIVISION

COMPLETE RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

 

SEMI FINALS:

 

FINALS:

 
 
           
           
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
 

DIVISION I

COMPLETE RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

 

SEMI FINALS:

 

FINALS:

 
 
           
           
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
 

DIVISION II

COMPLETE RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

 

SEMI FINALS:

 

FINALS:

 
 
           
           
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
 

DIVISION III

COMPLETE RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

 

SEMI FINALS:

 

FINALS:

 
 
           
           
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
 

DIVISION IV

COMPLETE RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

 

SEMI FINALS:

 

FINALS: