No. 6 Los Gatos (3-0) at No. 12 Wilcox (3-0), Thursday, 7 p.m.: The matchup of the week within the Bay House may just decide the champion of the Santa Clara Athletic League’s De Anza Department. No. 6 Los Gatos and No. 12 Wilcox have had in a similar way dominant begins to the season: The Wildcats have outscored their first 3 warring parties 156-30, in comparison to a 150-42 margin for the Chargers of Wilcox. Each groups function tough dashing assaults that experience averaged greater than 10 yards according to raise thru their first 3 video games. The Chargers’ choice offense options 4 gamers with no less than 10 carries and 100 yards thru their first 3 video games, led through junior Luther Glenn, who’s rushed 29 instances for 324 yards; Wilcox has tried simplest 11 passes all season. Senior Adam Garwood has led the way in which for Los Gatos, achieving the tip zone 10 instances in 3 video games whilst totaling 467 yards on 34 carries. Wilcox had received simply two of the groups’ earlier 15 matchups previous to 2016, however the Chargers have taken the previous 3, together with a decisive 37-0 win ultimate season. — Evan Webeck
No. 10 Clayton Valley Constitution (3-1) at No. 5 San Ramon Valley (3-1), Saturday 7 p.m.: San Ramon Valley’s wins have come through a mixed overall of twenty-two issues. Clayton Valley Constitution’s 3 victories are through a mixed 16 issues. Each had been soundly crushed of their simplest defeats. What separates them is that SRV suffered its lone loss to De L. a. Salle. Clayton Valley’s one loss was once at house in opposition to Monterey Path-Elk Grove. The calpreps.com pc is giving San Ramon Valley a two-point edge in a low-scoring fit. Clayton Valley has struggled on offense, with its top-scoring output being 21 issues ultimate week in opposition to Monte Vista. Trainer Tim Murphy offered the unfold offense to his Unsightly Eagles this spring and now admits he most likely must have waited till issues go back to commonplace. Operating again Omari Taylor has been exceptional with 407 yards and 5 touchdowns, however CVC has had a troublesome time passing. Receiver Andrew Woolard Jr., a 6-3, 220-pound senior, has been the exception with 10 catches. San Ramon Valley has been hit arduous through transfers and multi-sport athletes opting to play their spring sports activities. However this workforce additionally has the posh of the usage of this season as a form of glorified spring observe with a lot of its height gamers returning. Quarterback Jack Quigley is a junior. So is main rusher Za’Darion Nardi. The highest two receivers, Caleb Padrid and Caden Ridley, are a sophomore and junior, respectively. The Wolves are led through 6-4, 230-pound tight finish JP Murphy, a senior who has signed a letter of intent to San Diego State. — Mike Lefkow
Week 5 predictions: Our guys pick out 14 video games, together with Los Gatos-Wilcox
No. 1 De L. a. Salle (4-0) at No. 23 California (2-2), Saturday, 7 p.m.: Best-ranked De L. a. Salle hits the street for the primary time this spring. The operating again tandem of Nico Torrez and Mekhi Norfleet, navigating in the back of a stout and secure offensive line, have helped the Spartans reasonable 47 issues according to sport. Within the workforce’s most up-to-date triumph, a 42-7 rout of Jesuit-Carmichael on April 1, Torrez and quarterback Dorian Hale accounted for 5 of the six touchdowns. California has performed inspiringly below new trainer Danny Calcagno, successful in additional time over Monte Vista and shedding one-score video games in opposition to Clayton Valley Constitution and San Ramon Valley. In each defeats, the Grizzlies had been able to win. Teddy Booras has thrown seven landing passes and Jake Hubbard has rushed for 363 yards and 3 touchdowns. Since 2004, De L. a. Salle is 17-0 in opposition to California, with simplest 3 of the ones video games determined through fewer than 20 issues. — Darren Sabedra
No. 4 Valley Christian (1-1) at Bellarmine (1-1), Saturday, 2 p.m.: Valley Christian had ultimate week off after splitting house video games in opposition to Serra and Archbishop Mitty. In a extremely expected season opener, Valley’s past due comeback fell brief in a 33-26 loss to Serra. Per week later, the Warriors defeated Mitty 19-10. Valley’s Chase Laubach, Elijah McLemore and Jakson Berman have rushed for a mixed 345 yards and 3 touchdowns. Sophomore receiver Jurrion Dickey has stuck seven passes for 134 yards and two TDs. Bellarmine has break up its first two video games, too, shedding to Central Catholic-Modesto 28-21 and rallying to overcome San Benito 17-14 in spite of lacking some 20 gamers and a trainer on account of COVID-19 touch tracing. The Bells’ sport in opposition to St. Francis two weeks in the past was once postponed on account of COVID problems inside the Bellarmine program. Wade Smith and Tommy Anderson have thrown for a mixed 336 yards and two TDs for the Bells. — Darren Sabedra
No. 14 James Logan (3-0) at No. 18 Bishop O’Dowd (2-1), 7 p.m.: Considered one of James Logan and Bishop O’Dowd will likely be left Friday evening as the one undefeated workforce status within the MVAL/WACC with one week of play left to move. The Dragons have misplaced this season however in a non-league contest in opposition to fifth-ranked San Ramon Valley; they gave the impression within the Bay House Information Crew Best 25 this week. James Logan has outscored its first 3 warring parties 70-13 and mowed over Moreau Catholic ultimate week, 46-7. Matt White has led O’Dowd with 289 yards from scrimmage, whilst quarterback Jesse Madden has thrown for 720 yards and 7 touchdowns, finishing 66% of his passes. — Evan Webeck
Foothill (3-1) at No. 19 Livermore (4-0), Saturday, 7 p.m.: Since there aren’t any titles within the East Bay Athletic League this college yr, the Foothill-Livermore winner must accept being a legendary champion of the Valley Department once they conflict for the second one time this spring. Within the first assembly, a non-league contest on March 13 performed at Foothill, Livermore prevailed 14-13. Calpreps.com is predicting a extra relaxed win for Livermore within the rematch. The Cowboys are taking part in smartly on all sides of the ball, averaging 28 issues according to sport and permitting 8.5. Senior Shaun Smith is a dual-threat quarterback who has thrown for 8 touchdowns in opposition to one interception and has rushed for 215 yards and 4 extra TDs. His favourite goal is 6-4, 245-pound tight finish Matthew Polaski, who has 16 receptions and 4 TDs. All 4 of his ratings got here in opposition to Dougherty Valley in a 42-0 rout. Foothill is averaging 31 issues according to sport, however the Falcons are giving up 20 according to contest. Junior quarterback Nick Walsh has handed for 523 yards and 6 TDs. Jayden Payne is unhealthy as a runner or receiver. He has 401 yards dashing, and he burned Livermore for 3 catches, 46 yards and a TD within the first assembly. If not unusual warring parties are a measuring stick, each groups received large in opposition to Dougherty Valley. On the other hand, in opposition to Dublin, Livermore received 35-14 whilst Foothill beat the Gaels 36-35. — Mike Lefkow
Freedom at Liberty, 7 p.m.
Heritage at Antioch, 7 p.m.
Pittsburg at Deer Valley, 1 p.m.
BVAL Mt. Hamilton
Piedmont Hills at Overfelt, 3 p.m.
Leland at Reside Oak, 7 p.m.
Oak Grove at Silver Creek, 7 p.m.
Santa Teresa at Lincoln-San Jose, 7 p.m.
BVAL Santa Teresa
Branham at Westmont, 7 p.m.
Sobrato at Willow Glen, 7 p.m.
Pioneer at Leigh, 7 p.m.
BVAL West Valley
Gunderson at San Jose, 7 p.m.
Del Mar at Yerba Buena, 7 p.m.
James Lick at Andrew Hill, 7 p.m.
Prospect at Evergreen Valley, 7 p.m.
Las Lomas at Campolindo, 7 p.m.
Miramonte at Acalanes, 7 p.m.
De L. a. Salle at California, 7 p.m.
Clayton Valley Constitution at San Ramon Valley, 7 p.m.
Dublin at Amador Valley, 7 p.m.
Foothill at Livermore, 7 p.m.
Dougherty Valley at Granada, 7 p.m.
The King’s Academy at Burlingame, 7 p.m.
Sacred Center Prep at Part Moon Bay, 7 p.m.
Aragon at Capuchino, 7 p.m.
Hillsdale at Jefferson, 7 pm.
San Mateo at Menlo, 2 p.m.
South S.F. at Sequoia, 7 p.m.
Woodside at El Camino, 7 p.m.
SCVAL De Anza
Los Gatos at Wilcox, 7 p.m.
Palo Alto at Santa Clara, 7 p.m.
Milpitas at Mountain View, 7 p.m.
SCVAL El Camino
Lynbrook at Saratoga, 7 p.m.
Monta Vista at Fremont, 7 p.m.
Los Altos at Gunn, 7 p.m.
Cupertino at Dwelling house, 7 p.m.
Pinole Valley at El Cerrito, 6 p.m.
St. Mary’s-Berkeley at Kennedy-Richmond, 6 p.m.
Richmond at De Anza, 5:30 p.m.
Salesian at Hercules, 6 p.m.
Encinal at San Leandro, 7 p.m.
James Logan at Bishop O’Dowd, 7 p.m.
Hayward at Moreau Catholic, 7 p.m.
Berkeley vs. Kennedy-Fremont at Tak, 3:30 p.m.
Castro Valley at Mt. Eden, 7 p.m.
Piedmont at Washington-Fremont, 1 p.m.
Tennyson vs. Irvington at Tak, 1 p.m.
St. Ignatius vs. Sacred Center Cathedral at Kezar Stadium, 7 p.m.
Serra at Archbishop Riordan, 1:30 p.m.
St. Francis at Archbishop Mitty, 1 p.m.
Valley Christian at Bellarmine, 2 p.m.
Jesuit-Carmichael at Monte Vista, 5:30 p.m.
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