Prep Impressions: Sept. 20, 2019

PHOTO by TERRY PIERSON RIVERSIDE — The Riverside Poly-Riverside Ramona Week 4 varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, showed how seemingly one-sided rivalries can turn over time. For Riverside Poly, a slow start didn’t do its defense any favors. The Bears defense, to its credit, has been the strength of the team in … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Riverside Poly at Ramona

THE DETAILS: Riverside Poly vs. Riverside Ramona CIF-Southern Section – Week 4 Nonleague At Riverside (Calif.) Ramona High School Kickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, Sept. 20 RIVERSIDE POLY (2-1 overall, 0-0 Inland Valley League) is riding the rollercoaster to start the 2019 season. Following a 16-14 win over Corona in its season opener, Poly … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area Nonleague FB Games

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 (PRESEASON) BEST INLAND AREA NONLEAGUE GAMES (All games at 7 p.m. PT) 1. Upland at Rancho Verde on Fri., Sept. 6 – Hosting the rematch of last year’s CIF-Southern Section Division 2 championship game is a ballsy move by the Mustangs. 2. Rancho Cucamonga at Norco on Fri., Sept. 6 – Another … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area RBs

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 (PRESEASON) BEST INLAND AREA RUNNING BACKS 1. Jaydn Ott, Soph., Norco – Totaled 1,096 rushing yards and 13 TDs as a freshman in the Big VIII and CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs, so we’re giving the 6-foot, 180-pound tailback a slight edge heading into this season. 2. Eddie Allain, Soph., Riverside Norte … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area LBs

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 (PRESEASON) BEST INLAND AREA LINEBACKERS 1. Justin Flowe, Sr., Upland — Purportedly rebuffed an offer from USC and is continuing to survey at his options, which are bountiful across the nation. But with a new coach at ‘The U’, it looks like it could be tough to beat last year’s CIF-Southern Section … Continue reading