The eighth week of the LA City Section high school football season took place this weekend. Here’s everything you need to know.
No. 1 Banning beat Carson 56-24. Caleb Nuhi-Yandall ran for 300 yards and two touchdowns in the win. He also had an interception. Star Banning running back Jakob Galloway left the game in the first half with an injury.
No. 2 Palisades blanked University 55-0. Sophomore QB Sammy Silvia tossed four touchdowns in the victory.
No. 3 San Pedro beat Lakewood 48-20. Pirates QB Aidan Jackson accounted for five TD’s in the win. Jackson became the fastest quarterback in San Pedro history to reach 1,000 yards in the air during the game.
In a shocking upset, No. 4 Garfield lost to Huntington Park 30-29. “Our guys battled,” Huntington Park head coach Saul Jimenez said after the game. “This is big for the community.” HP’s last win against Garfield came in 2006.
No. 5 Birmingham beat up Taft 63-0. The Patriots led 35-0 after one quarter.
No. 6 Dorsey beat View Park 56-0. Mychai Williams set the Dons school record for most interceptions in a season in Friday’s game. He’s picked off eight passes this year.
Star junior running back Dijon Stanley is back for No. 7 Granada Hills after missing several games with an injury. In the Highlanders 36-19 win over Chatsworth, Stanley had 14 carries for 154 yards and two touchdowns.
No. 8 Lincoln won big over Wilson 57-7.
No. 9 Venice improved to 2-3 with a 47-12 win over Fairfax. Paul Kessler tossed two TD passes in the victory.
No. 10 Reseda beat Panorama 40-10.
In other action, Franklin won their rivalry showdown against Eagle Rock 28-21. Isaiah Diaz completed 29 of 39 passes for 231 yards and three touchdowns. Hector Ceballos caught all three touchdowns.
El Camino Real beat Cleveland 24-14.
Crenshaw took down Fremont 39-6. South Gate beat Legacy 55-19. Hamilton improved to 6-0 with a 14-8 win over Westchester. Hawkins shutout Locke 42-0. South East beat Bell 42-7. Canoga Park shutout Sylmar 43-0. Gardena beat Narbonne 12-6. Grant took down Monroe 43-8. Verdugo Hills blanked Poly 35-0. Jefferson beat Dr. Maya Angelou Community Charter 26-22. North Hollywood won against Chavez 34-12. Santee took down Bernstein 48-8. San Fernando picked up its first win of the season thanks to beating Van Nuys 42-6. Contreras won against LA High 38-28. Dymally shutout New Designs Watts 44-0. Manual Arts beat Rivera 42-28. Torres shutout Marshall 32-0. Roybal blanked West Adams 48-0.
In a battle of previously winless teams, Belmont took down Hollywood 22-18.
In an out of Section game, MACES beat Hoover 50-21.