What happened in the ninth week of LA City Section high school football? Here’s everything you need to know

The ninth week of the LA City Section high school football season took place this weekend. Here’s everything you need to know.

No. 1 Banning didn’t play because Southern Section opponent Sierra Vista canceled their game.

No. 2 Palisades won over previously undefeated Hamilton 63-8. Moses Ross caught two touchdowns and returned a kickoff for a third TD. Daniel Anoh rushed for 113 yards and one touchdown.

No. 3 San Pedro beat up Gardena 69-0. Rob Sarmiento returned a kickoff for a touchdown and then caught four more scores in the victory. All five of his touchdowns came in the first half.

No. 4 Birmingham shutout No. 6 Granada Hills 49-0. Delamonte Barnes scored the touchdown of the night for the Patriots when he ran over two tacklers en route to a 45-yard score. Birmingham senior Arlis Boardingham also returned two punts for touchdowns.

No. 5 Dorsey improved to 6-2 with a 35-0 win over Hawkins on senior night.

No. 7 Lincoln shutout Marshall 49-0 to improve to 8-0.

No. 8 Venice squeaked by Westchester 14-13.

No. 9 Franklin shutout Torres 47-0 and No. 10 Reseda shutout Van Nuys 53-0.

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In other games, Canoga Park beat Kennedy 28-6. Senior running back Kayden Collins had nine carries for 251 rushing yards and three touchdowns. The victory sets up a winner take all clash with No. 10 Reseda for the Valley Mission League title in two weeks if the Hunters get by Van Nuys on Friday.

Garfield beat Legacy 41-9.

A week after beating Garfield 30-29, Huntington Park won another Eastern League game over Bell 34-27.

In another big time Eastern League showdown, South Gate improved to 6-1 with a 20-16 win over Roosevelt.

Carson got back to .500 with a 42-6 win over Narbonne.

Crenshaw blew out View Park 55-0.

In an East Valley League clash, Verdugo Hills beat Grant 21-18.

In the Exposition League, Manual Arts beat Santee in a high scoring affair 48-38.

Arleta shutout Poly 34-0. Kelvin Duran rushed for 191 yards and three touchdowns.

Chatsworth took down El Camino Real 33-30 to clinch their first winning season since 2015.

Eagle Rock beat Wilson 56-14. Cleveland won against Taft 31-6. Marquez took down Mendez 41-6. Fremont beat Locke 38-16. Jefferson won big against Rivera 46-12. Panorama took down Dr. Maya Angelou Charter 38-16. MACES beat Bernstein 40-14. Contreras shutout Hollywood 40-0. Sylmar took down San Fernando 12-7. Chavez beat Monroe 40-6. New Designs Watts won against Belmont 52-12. LA High blew out West Adams 67-0.

In out of Section games, Dymally improved to 8-0 with a 46-0 win over Hoover and Fairfax fell to Whittier 28-7.

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