PREP 15 — Week Nine

FOR GAMES OF NOV. 1, 2013 BASELINE LEAGUE UPLAND (+3) at ETIWANDA — There’s a chance the Highlanders get caught looking ahead to Week 10 vs. RC. BIG VIII LEAGUE NORCO (+2) at KING — Cougars have never lost to Wolves in five meetings. This could be the first. SANTIAGO (-10) at CENTENNIAL — Expect … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Centennial RB Tre Watson

Take a closer look at Corona Centennial senior Tre Watson and you’ll see a player that has been brought up in a system uniquely suited to display his talent. Watson’s talents — strength and speed — are utilized best when he’s able to get to the second level quickly. From there he has the muscle … Continue reading

Inland Area Prep Football Top 10

THROUGH WEEK EIGHT 1. Rancho Cucamonga (8-0) — Is the pressure of being unbeaten beginning to get affect the Cougars? Coach Nick Baiz hadn’t played a one-touchdown game since Week 2 vs. Bishop Amat. THIS SEASON: 8-0 overall, 3-0 Baseline League. LAST SEASON: 10-3 overall, 4-1 Baseline League. LAST RANKED: No. 1. LAST GAME: def. … Continue reading

Tanner Maddox, Corona Santiago…

…is the Inland Area Player of the Week after stepping in a playing the game of his career in a exhausting 51-45 three-overtime victory over Riverside King in Week 8 on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Maddox passed for 376 yards and five touchdowns — two in overtime — as the Sharks (5-3 overall, 3-0 Big … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Week 8

I covered the Corona Centennial-Eastvale Roosevelt varsity football game on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, for The Press-Enterprise and, and came away thinking the Huskies are the personification of the ol’ saying “He who has the most toys wins.” Coach Matt Logan has the keys to the toy chest, and his favorite this season has … Continue reading