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Football: CIF State Championship Roundup (12/16/17)

Crenshaw of Los Angeles celebrates its 46-43 win over Placer of Auburn in the CIF State Division 4-A championship game on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. Photo/Jeff Dahlia.

The CIF State Championship Bowl Roundup for Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017.

Crenshaw of Los Angeles 46, Placer of Auburn 43: Rayshawn Williams caught the game-winning 7-yard TD pass with 1:41 left to give the Cougars the Division 4-A title. Williams caught three passes for 53 yards, including the game-winning TD. Isaiah Johnson was 18 of 23 passing for 234 yards and five TDs, while running for another TD. Solomon Hassen rushed for 104 yards on 10 carries and caught seven passes for 88 yards, Dennis Patrick had four catches for 100 yards and a TD, Shawn Prejean caught a 59-yard TD and ran for another score for Crenshaw (12-3). Placer ended the season at 11-4.

Milpitas 45, Southwest of El Centro 41: Southwest rallied from a 20-point deficit to take a 41-37 lead, but Milpitas played spoiler and scored the last touchdown to take the Division 4-AA state title.

After being down 34-14 with 4 minutes left in the third quarter, Southwest, ranked No. 13 in San Diego, began its comeback with a 75-yard TD pass from Cameron Jungers to Derek Guzman to make it 34-21. Guzman scored again two plays later with a 78-yard interception to make it 34-28.

Following a field goal by Mariano Robles to extend the Trojans’ lead, Jungers threw a 19-yard TD pass to UC Davis-bound Tyler Saikhon and then a 49-yard TD pass to Grant Hansink on the next drive to put the Eagles (14-1) up, but Milpitas QB Tyree Brady threw a 39-yard TD pass to Tuni Faletau Fifita to give the Trojans (13-1) the state title.

Notre Dame-commit Tariq Brady rushed for 258 yards on 30 carries with three TDs. His twin brother, Tyree, completed 9 of 13 passes for 158 yards and three TDs for Milpitas. Jungers was 14 of 24 passing for 334 yards and five TDs for Southwest.

McClymonds of Oakland 42, Golden West of Visalia 12: McClymonds kept its winning streak, which dates back to last season, alive, to go back-to-back as state champs. McClymonds ended the season with a perfect 14-0 record. Gonzalo Rodriguez rushed for 123 yards on 40 carries for the Trailblazers (12-3).

Galileo of San Francisco 38, Vincent Memorial of Calexico 20: Galileo (11-2) outscored Vincent Memorial 30-6 after trailing 14-8 at halftime to take the CIF 6-A State Title. Vincent Memorial finished 12-3.

Bishop Diego of Santa Barbara 41, Shasta of Redding 6: John Harris rushed for two TDs and caught another TD to lead the Cardinals to their first Division 3-AA state title. It’s also the first state title in history for a Santa Barbara County team. The Cardinals end the season at 15-1. Shasta ends the season at 12-2.

Steele Canyon of Spring Valley 44, Half Moon Bay 42: Deonate McKinney rushed for a 4-yard TD to put the Cougars on top and take the Division 3-AA state title. After Steele Canyon, ranked No. 3 in San Diego by So Cal Sidelines, was up 34-15 in the middle of the third quarter, Half Moon Bay (14-1) cameback with a 27-3 run. Half Moon Bay took the lead with over a minute left thanks to a 24-yard pass from Gavin Tomberlin to Hayden Van Almen. The Cougars (12-4) responded with a 36-yard run by QB Thomas Fishburne followed by an 11 yard run by McKinney. McKinney scored on the next play to seal the deal for Steele Canyon.

CIF STATE BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

SATURDAY, DEC. 16, RESULTS

OPEN DIVISION

Mater Dei of Santa Ana 52, De La Salle of Concord 21

DIVISION 1-A

Narbonne of Harbor City 28, Pittsburg 21

DIVISION 2-A

St. Francis of Mountain View 22, Grace Brethren of Simi Valley 13

DIVISION 3-AA

Bishop Diego of Santa Barbara 41, Shasta of Redding 6

DIVISION 3-A

Steele Canyon of Spring Valley 44, Half Moon Bay 42

DIVISION 4-AA

Crenshaw of Los Angeles 46, Placer of Auburn 43

DIVISION 4-A

Milpitas 45, Southwest of El Centro 41

DIVISION 5-AA

McClymonds of Oakland 42, Golden West of Visalia 12

DIVISION 5-A

Fortuna 54, Katella of Anaheim 33

DIVISION 6-AA

Strathmore 31, Orange 29

DIVISION 6-A

Galileo of San Francisco 38, Vincent Memorial of Calexico 20

FRIDAY, DEC. 15, RESULTS

DIVISION 1-AA

Folsom 49, Helix of La Mesa 42

DIVISION 2-AA

Serra of San Mateo 38, Cajon of San Bernardino 14

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