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Northern California high school: Top stars, best performances from games Sept. 19-24

Touchdowns, tackles, yards, wins highlight big week of action

A quick look at some of the top stars and memorable  performances from games played Sept. 19-24.

Note: Entries are based on information provided by coaches, statisticians, media members and high school sports fans. Don’t see any details for your team’s game? Email some notes and/or stats to mitch@scorebooklive.com.

Top NorCal performances from games, Sept. 19-24

Emilio Arjon, a junior linebacker for Golden Valley-Bakersfield, had 16 tackles in a 45-14 loss to Wasco.

Will Augenstein, a senior quarterback for Branham-San Jose, accounted for 370 yards and six touchdowns in a 43-29 win over Silver Creek-San Jose.

Luke Baker, a junior quarterback for San Ramon Valley-Danville, completed 22 of 28 for 381 yards and five touchdowns in a 42-14 win at Liberty-Brentwood.

Andrew Camarillo, a junior running back from Orosi, rushed 29 times for 387 yards and six touchdowns in a 49-21 win over Lindsay.

Joshua Craycraft, a junior quarterback at Placer-Auburn, recorded a QB rating of 166.7 during a 56-0 win over Rio Linda. Cracraft completed 7 of 8 passes for 133 yards and three touchdowns.

Hector Esquivez, a senior running back and cornerback for Stone Ridge Christian-Merced, rushed 25 times for 182 yards and two touchdowns, and added four tackles on defense, in a 34-26 loss to Summerville-Tuolumne.

Samaje Featherstone, a senior receiver and cornerback for Freedom-Oakley, had three catches for 77 yards and two touchdowns and added two interceptions in a 46-28 win over Eastlake-Chula Vista.

Gavin Jones, a senior receiver for San Ramon Valley, had six catches for 163 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-14 win over Liberty.

Andre Latimore, a junior running back for Del Mar-San Jose, rushed eight times for 185 yards and three touchdowns in a 50-8 win over Hill-San Jose.

Justice Madsen, a senior running back for Winters, rushed 10 times for 176 yards and two touchdowns, and added four catches for 121 more yards and two more TDs in a 49-26 win over Williams.

Robbie Mascheroni, a senior receiver for Campolindo-Moraga, had eight catches for 175 yards and two touchdowns, leading the Cougars to a 42-21 win over Monte Vista-Danville.

Henry Masters, a sophomore linebacker for Los Gatos, had 16 tackles in a 10-7 loss to Sacred Heart Prep-Atherton.

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Connor McFall, a receiver for Kingsburg (5-0), the No. 7 team in the SBLive Central Section Fab 15, had eight catches for 175 yards and two touchdowns in a 49-28 win over Tulare Union.

Scott Nixon, a senior receiver at Sheldon-Sacramento, filled in for injured star running back Devin Green, and carried the ball 29 times for 230 yards and three touchdowns. He also caught four passes for 63 yards and another score during a 49-21 win over Franklin-Elk Grove.

Shay O’Kelly, a senior linebacker for Sacred Heart Prep-Atherton, had 12 tackles and two sacks in a 10-7 win over Los Gatos. O’Kelly led the state in tackles last season.

Jaxson Percoats, a senior running back and defensive back for Buhach Colony-Atwater, rushed 24 times for 166 yards and three touchdowns, and added six tackles on defense, in a 42-21 win over Central Valley-Ceras.

Ben Pfaff, a senior running back and returner for Bellarmine, had 124 yards of offense and three touchdowns in a 34-14 win over St. Ignatius. Pfaff also added a 52-yard kickoff return that set up a score.

Landon Pretre, a sophomore cross country runner for Menlo School, won the Westmoore Ram Invitational, taking first out of 220 runners, covering the 2.7-mile course in 13 minutes, 35 seconds. 

Wyatt Richie, a senior quarterback and linebacker for Tehachapi, had 18 tackles, 14 solo in a 34-13 loss to Golden West.

Avery Romain, a senior defensive end for Menlo School-Atherton, had six tackles and three sacks in an 18-0 win over Palo Alto.  

Caden Ross, a quarterback for Lompoc, accounted for 296 yards and three touchdowns in a 34-33 loss to Paso Robles.

Diego Sanchez, a quarterback for Hamilton, completed 14 of 21 for 326 yards and six touchdowns in a 51-8 win over Live Oak.

Adrian Solis, a junior quarterback for Williams, accounted for 427 yards and three touchdowns in a 49-26 loss to Winters.

Jamaj Travis, a senior running back at Clovis East, rushed 23 times for 274 yards and four touchdowns in a 43-13 win over Kernan.

Maddox Varella, a senior quarterback at Oak Ridge-El Dorado Hills, completed 15 of 22 for 242 yards and four touchdowns in a 61-0 win over Pittman-Turlock. Varella has thrown 14 touchdowns without an interception in 2022.

Elijah Walker, a junior running back for Wilcox-Santa Clara, rushed 30 times for 196 yards and a touchdown and added a 17-yard catch in a 21-20 win over Menlo-Atherton.

Dashiel Weaver, a senior quarterback for Campolindo, completed 16 of 19 for 334 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-21 win over Monte Vista.