With week 0 in the books, here are Scorebook Live California’s week one LA City Section football rankings.
1. Narbonne – 1-0 – vs. Lone Peak (UT)
The Gauchos briefly trailed Buchanan Clovis on Saturday, but then scored 32 straight points en route to a 32-7 win. Elijah Queen caught two touchdowns.
2. Birmingham – 1-0 – @ Crespi
Jackson Dadich made a solid debut under center and the Patriots defense dominated in a 34-0 win over Harvard-Westlake.
3. Garfield – 1-0 – @ Serra Gardena
In Garfield’s 27-6 win over Montebello, Anthony Ruvalcaba had five sacks, a forced fumble and a PAT block.
4. San Pedro – 1-0 – vs. Eagle Rock
Joshua Ward rushed for two scores in a 25-0 win over North Torrance. The Pirates won their opener for the first time since 2013.
5. Venice – 1-0 – @ Harvard-Westlake
Luca Diamont and Everson Bozeman each rushed for over 100 yards in Venice’s 26-10 win over El Camino Real.
6. San Fernando – 1-0 – vs. Canyon
Bradley Pierce rushed for over 100 yards and a score in San Fernando’s 22-14 win over Leuzinger. Pierce also plays linebacker for the Tigers.
7. Banning – 0-1 – vs. St. Paul
Banning lost to Cathedral but move up because the Pilots hung around in the 21-6 defeat. Running back and linebacker Jakob Galloway looks like a great player.
8. Carson – 0-1 – vs. Edison
The Colts were stunned late against Millikan.
9. Fairfax – 1-0 – vs. Sylmar
Juan Solorio’s tenure begins with a 10-6 road win over Dorsey.
10. Crenshaw 1-0 – @ Upland
The Cougars debut at number ten in our rankings after an impressive 40-20 win over Reseda. James Jenkins caught three touchdown passes from Davontae Haulcy and Isaiah Willard recorded five sacks in the win.