As of last week, the North Coast Section has kicked off its football season, and the regular season is in full swing in all of NorCal.
As the weekend of Aug. 19-21 was "Week Zero", the weekend of Aug. 26-28 was officially Week One in California high school football. Here’s a quick look at some of the top stars and individual performances from Week One throughout NorCal.
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Jakson Berman, Valley Christian QB
Berman went off for 195 yards and three touchdowns passing plus 179 rushing yards and three touchdowns on just 10 carries in a 54-33 victory over Wilcox.
Jurrion Dickey, Valley Christian WR
Dickey caught for 191 yards and three touchdowns, and also had an 85-yard KR touchdown.
Chase Vehmeyer, Windsor QB
Vehmeyer led Windsor to a 42-13 win against East Union that was called after three quarters due to poor air quality. He threw for two touchdowns and 280 yards, and ran for three touchdowns as well.
Makhi Johnson, Windsor WR/DB
Johnson caught for two touchdowns and 186 yards, and also had an interception.
Caden Parlett, Justin-Siena RB
In a 27-20 loss against Fortuna, Parlett ran for 279 yards and three touchdowns on just 16 carries, and also had a recovered fumble and blocked PAT.
Zeke Barber, De La Salle RB
Barber ran for two touchdowns and 129 yards on just eight carries in a 52-16 win against St. Mary's (Stockton).
Evan Malmquist, Acalanes WR/RB
Malmquist ran for two touchdowns and caught for a third in a 59-6 rout of Sierra (Manteca).
Teddy Booras, California QB
Booras led Cal to a 49-7 blowout win against James Logan with two touchdown passes and two rushing touchdowns.
Tristan Risley, Clovis RB
Risley ran for 193 yards and three touchdowns and had two catches for 34 yards in a 34-14 victory against Bakersfield.
Garrett Deatherage, Encinal QB
Deatherage threw six touchdown passes in a 48-6 rout of Newark Memorial.
Ben Pfaff, Bellarmine College Prep RB
Pfaff ran for 207 yards and four touchdowns in a 56-41 upset of Menlo-Atherton.
Wade Smith, Bellarmine College Prep QB
Smith threw for 146 yards and a touchdown, and also ran for two touchdowns and 135 yards.
Jeremiah Earby, Menlo-Atherton WR/DB
Despite the loss, Earby caught for 199 yards and two touchdowns, and also had an interception.
Robbie Mascheroni, Campolindo WR
Mascheroni caught for three touchdowns and over 200 yards in a 56-21 win versus Newark Memorial.
Gabriel Bajrami, Washington WR
Bajrami helped lead Washington to a 22-6 win against Fremont with 157 receiving yards, two touchdown catches, and 42 rushing yards.
Namir Brown-Sanger, Weston Ranch QB
Brown-Sanger led the Cougars to a 26-24 win over Mountain House with 177 rushing yards and a rushing TD on just 13 carries. He also completed four of eight passes for 75 yards and a touchdown.
Amare Brooks, Mountain House QB
Despite the loss, Brooks completed 17 of 22 passes for 347 yards, three touchdowns, and zero interceptions. Roy Gardner and Dexter Francis III both had big nights receiving the ball.
Donovan Rozevink, Escalon QB
Rozevink helped lead the Cougars to a 41-0 trouncing of Calaveras by throwing for 174 yards and four TDs on 10-17 completion.
EJ Lewis, Escalon TE/LB
Lewis led Escalon with two touchdown catches and eight tackles.
Jakob Redmond, Bishop Union QB
In a 63-0 blowout of Farmersville, Redmond threw for 153 yards and three touchdowns on a whopping 10-11 completion. He also ran for 57 yards and three touchdowns.
Adrian Sierra, Strathmore RB
Sierra ran for 197 yards and three touchdowns on just 14 carries in a 48-0 rout of Orange Cove. He added 49 KR/PR yards to total 246 all-purpose yards.
Danny Olivera, Firebaugh RB/LB
Olivera helped lead the Eagles to a 35-0 blowout of Fowler with 133 yards and three touchdowns rushing in addition to seven tackles (one for loss).