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Friday, Sept. 12

Nonleague

Canoga Park 21, Eagle Rock 14
Quarterback Tony Egues threw three touchdown passes to lead host Canoga Park (1-0). Eagle Rock is 0-1.

Chatsworth 27, Reseda 26
Defensive tackle Michael Wolfe blocked an extra-point attempt by Reseda's Christian Alfaro with 56 seconds to play to preserve the victory for host Chatsworth (1-0). Barry Daniels pulled Reseda (0-1) to within one point by returning a kickoff for a touchdown. Sean Brubaker of Chatsworth threw two touchdown passes, both to Lance Harper, as the Chancellors overcame a 14-0 halftime deficit.

Cleveland 43, Granada Hills Kennedy 8
Clyde Griffin rushed for 131 yards on seven carries with three touchdowns, including a 53-yard scoring run and David Contreras completed four of eight passes for 118 yards and one touchdown and ran in a six-yard score for host Cleveland (1-0).

Crenshaw 34, Taft 6
Ricky Collins rushed for 205 yards and three touchdowns to lead visiting Crenshaw (1-0) over Taft (0-1).

Dorsey 20, Sylmar 6
Jeremiah Johnson ran for 123 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Dons past visiting Sylmar in a nonleague season opener for both teams.

Johnson scored on a 50-yard run with 5:24 left in the second quarter to open the scoring. His second touchdown run, with 5:09 left in the third quarter, gave Dorsey a 20-0 lead.

Stafon Johnson returned the second-half kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown.

Sylmar quarterback Terry Newsome scored on a four-yard run up the middle with 10:39 left to play. He completed six of 13 passes for 74 yards.

Dorsey finished with 220 yards of offense and held Sylmar to 175.
--Vincent D'Angelo

Franklin 19, South Gate 0
Junior Brandon Torres had a 60-yard touchdown run in Franklin's (1-0) win over visiting South Gate (0-1). Junior tight end Vidal Fuentes caught a 35-yard touchdown and Keith Hale scored on a 17-yard bootleg run for Franklin.

Gardena 19, Jefferson 6
Andrew Araujo and DeAndre Brown each tallied a pair of sacks to lead host Gardena (1-0) over Jefferson (0-1).

Granada Hills 41, Grant 6
Quarterback Brandon Charles completed 14 of 21 passes for 224 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for three scores to lead Granada Hills (1-0). Host Grant is 0-1.

L.A. Marshall 12, Garfield 7
Manfred Del Cid caught the game-winning touchdown with 59 seconds remaining off a 17-yard pass from Chris Hammond, who also rushed for 67 yards, to lift L.A. Marshall (1-0) past Garfield (0-1).

Monroe 14, Fairfax 12
Fairfax missed a 23-yard field-goal attempt with 10 seconds left and lost to visiting Monroe.

Palisades 12, Narbonne 10
Palisades salvaged a victory on the game's final play by blocking Oscar Dealba's 27-yard field-goal attempt. Anthony Anaebere scored on a 22-yard run in the first quarter and Brandon Bryant caught a 19-yard touchdown pass from Dylan Cohen in the third quarter for host Palisades. Andre Harris led the Dolphins with 136 yards rushing in 13 carries and Anaebere added 73 yards rushing in nine carries. Kevin Garrett scored on a 21-yard fumble return in the third quarter and Dealba kicked a 45-yard field goal early in the fourth for Narbonne.

Roosevelt 29, L.A. Wilson 0
Chris Hurtado rushed for 181 yards and three touchdowns, including scoring runs of 35 and 32 yards, to lead host Roosevelt (1-0).

Venice 34, Carson 14
Quarterback Beau Davis made a great first impression in his first game at Venice.With his set of talented receivers repeatedly making big plays, Davis' first start as a Gondolier was highly successful as he threw for 278 yards and four touchdowns in a 34-14 victory over Carson in the season opener for both teams at Venice.

Davis threw touchdown passes to Gerold Rodriguez, James Lewis and Ryan Graves against his old team. He attended Carson through his junior year and started several games last season.

"It's nice throwing to those guys," said the senior, who completed 14 of 20 passes. "My line blocked great for me and gave me a lot of time. This is a big step for us."

After both teams stumbled about in the first quarter, Venice got its offensive going to open the second. On the first play of the quarter, Davis lofted a pass toward the back right corner of the end zone toward Lewis.

Lewis grabbed the ball as Carson cornerback Robert Miller was draped all over him to make a sensational catch for a 7-0 lead.Rodriguez's turn came later in the period when he took a short screen pass and sped down the left side of the field for a 72-yard scoring play. The Colts cut into the lead on quarterback Bo Napoleon's 24-yard touchdown run but could never get the lead.

In the third quarter, Graves took a inside screen pass from Davis and weaved his way to an 80-yard touchdown. Dwayne Sanders (seven carries, 133 yards) gave Carson a glimmer of hope with a 66-yard scoring to cut the lead to 20-14 but Venice answered on the next drive when Davis found Graves for a six-yard score.

Graves, who caught 106 passes for Pasadena Muir last season, had five receptions for 100 yards and two scores.Byron Ellis capped the scoring with a 27-yard touchdown run to start the fourth quarter. Venice faces Loyola next week in a intersectional game.

"We're looking forward to playing in a fun atmosphere next week, playing against a great program," Venice Coach Angelo Gasca said. "It's an honor to play against a team with a storied tradition like Loyola."
--Eric Stephens

Belmont 26, Huntington Park 0
Canoga Park 21, Eagle Rock 14
Chatsworth 27, Reseda 26
Cleveland 43, Granada Hills Kennedy 8
Crenshaw 34, Taft 6
Dorsey 20, Sylmar 6
Franklin 19, South Gate 0
Gardena 19, Jefferson 6
Granada Hills 41, Grant 6
L.A. Hamilton 23, Washington 13
L.A. Marshall 12, Garfield 7
L.A. University 32, North Hollywood 24
Los Angeles 49, Hollywood 6
Monroe 14, Fairfax 12
Palisades 12, Narbonne 10
Roosevelt 29, L.A. Wilson 0
San Pedro 35, L.A. Jordan 7
Sun Valley Poly 20, Van Nuys 20
Venice 34, Carson 14
Wilmington Banning 35, Locke 0

Intersectional

Bell 21, Bell Gardens 21
Oscar Gonzalez completed 11 of 22 passes for 214 yards and a pair of scores and Jesus DeAnda had four receptions for 127 yards, including both touchdown passes, in the tie for host Bell (0-0-1). Bell Gardens opens the season at 0-0-1.

Lincoln 41, Keppel 0
Dan Vasquez scored on a 45-yard punt return in the first and caught five passes for 90 yards and one touchdown to lead Lincoln (1-0). Host Keppel is 0-1.

Alemany 43, San Fernando 0
Bell 21, Bell Gardens 21
El Camino Real 43, Calabasas 0
Fremont 25, Compton 0
Lincoln 41, Keppel 0
Oak Park 21, Verdugo Hills 7
Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 30, Birmingham 6

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