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This week's Leaderboard Legends (9-26-16)

STAFF WRITER

OCVarsity is starting something new this season to recognize the players who have done exceptional work on the field.

It's our version of handing out a game ball or helmet sticker.

We're calling it the OCVarsity Leaderboard Legends of the week.

Every team in the county can nominate a player (or players) for this weekly honor.

The only rule: the player(s) nominated must have current stats on the OCVarsity leaderboards. (Coaches and teams have until 4 p.m. each Monday to update their stats.)

How do you nominate a player? It's easy.

A coach or coaching staff can send a player's name, grade and position via Twitter to Kenny Connolly (@KConnolly89). Please include the hash tag #ocvlegend.

We'll announce the names of the weekly Leaderboard Legends on Monday evening.

Here are this week's OCV Leaderboard Legends:

LEADERBOARD LEGEND: RUNNING BACKS

Dylan Do, La Quinta

How about them Aztecs? La Quinta is off to its best start in six seasons, improving its record to 3-1 after securing a 27-20 win over Garey of Pomona on Friday night. The Aztecs used a 90-yard fourth-quarter scoring drive to break a 20-20 stalemate, and got a bulk of the yardage on the ground. Do racked up 194 yards rushing on only 12 carries, and added a pair of touchdown runs to cap a dazzling performance. With Tam Le running for 63 yards and Kyle Nguyen reeling off 58, La Quinta gashed Garey for 315 yards on the ground.

RUSHING YARDS: TOP 20
1. Kenneth (K.C.) Carr, Tustin: 1,185 yards
2. Jordan Leonard, Brethren Christian: 813 yards
3. Justin Osborn, Whittier Christian: 717 yards
4. Alex Jung, Sunny Hills: 687 yards
5. Raul Balderas, Pacifica: 679 yards
6. Ben Jefferson, Pacifica: 630 yards
7. Cole Kinder, Newport Harbor: 626 yards
8. Alonzo Pineda, Kennedy: 617 yards
9. Brandon Castelo, Sunny Hills: 599 yards
10. Steven Hernandez, Los Amigos: 594 yards
11. Denilson Santamaria, Segerstrom: 518 yards
12. Noah Rivera, Brea Olinda: 503 yards
13. Garin Green, Capistrano Valley Christian: 502 yards
14. Connor McBride, Woodbridge: 501 yards
15. Andre Cotton, Aliso Niguel: 498 yards
16. Edgar Galindo, Los Amigos: 479 yards
17. Francisco Pinerda, Katella: 472 yards
18. Chris Hernandez, Santa Ana Valley: 464 yards
19. Dylan Do, La Quinta: 462 yards
20. Austin Whitsett, San Clemente: 416 yards

LEADERBOARD LEGENDS: QUARTERBACKS

Bobby Garcia, Foothill

The Knights' talented senior had his best passing game of the season against Brea Olinda, tossing for 251 yards and four touchdowns, both season-highs. Garcia spread the wealth in the win, hooking up with four different receivers on the scores. “He’s a dangerous runner, dangerous passer, he’s our captain – just the total package,” Foothill coach Doug Case said of the senior. “He’s doing a great job for us."

PASSING YARDS: TOP 20

1. JT Daniels, Mater Dei: 1,908 yards
2. Quinn Commans, Whittier Christian:1,840 yards
3. Kevin Brown, Capistrano Valley: 1,579 yards
4. Cooper Jones, El Toro: 1,525 yards
5. Deshaun Harvey, Buena Park: 1,191 yards
6. Tommy Germain, Trabuco Hills: 1,149 yards
7. Chase Garbers, Corona del Mar: 1,060 yards
8. Matthew McDonald, Mission Viejo: 1,034 yards
9. Ben Jefferson, Pacifica: 1,020 yards
10. Tyler Lytle, Servite: 1,001 yards
11. Joey Gutierrez, Brethren Christian: 996 yards
12. George Krantz, St. Margaret’s: 979 yards
13. Matthew Robinson, JSerra: 917 yards
14. Griffin O’Connor, Edison: 914 yards
15. Curtis Harrison, Laguna Beach: 860 yards
16. Richard Wagner, Santa Margarita: 772 yards
17. Nick Sipe, Villa Park: 768 yards
18. Jack Sears, San Clemente: 749 yards
19. Nate Sorensen, Aliso Niguel: 746 yards
20. Christian Rodriguez, Kennedy: 725 yards

LEADERBOARD LEGENDS: WIDE RECEIVERS

Isayah Anderson, Westminster

The Lions were 0-3 headed into a Week 4 tilt with Magnolia, having dropped a pair of one-possession games before a 42-21 setback against Katella. Anderson terrorized the Sentinels secondary, hauling in 10 passes for 238 yards and four touchdowns. Add in a rushing touchdown and the senior wideout accounted for five of Westminster’s seven touchdowns in a 47-20 victory.

RECEIVING YARDS: TOP 20
1. Cade McGee, Whittier Christian: 589 yards
2. Austin Derrico, El Toro: 571 yards
3. Justin Osborn, Whittier Christian: 527 yards
4. Tae Le, Corona del Mar: 504 yards
5. Noah Aguilar, El Toro: 495 yards
6. Shaun Colamonico, Edison: 483 yards
7. Amon-Ra St. Brown, Mater Dei: 468 yards
8. Auston Locke, St. Margaret’s: 445 yards
9. Jacob Huff, San Juan Hills: 443 yards
10. Matt Moslenko, Pacifica: 438 yards
11. Noah Holmes, Marina: 422 yards
T12. Joshua Gorrell, Brethren Christian: 419 yards
T12. Isayah Anderson, Westminster: 419 yards
14. Tyler Jones, Aliso Niguel: 414 yards
15. Grant Calcaterra, Santa Margarita: 412 yards
16. E.J. Ginnis, Edison: 391 yards
17. Victor Bates, Buena Park: 383 yards
18. Prince Ross, La Habra: 377 yards
19. James Fatasia, Katella: 371 yards
20. Shane Coleman, Tesoro: 366 yards

Our leaderboard rankings are based on the stats in our system as of each Monday at 4 p.m. Coaches are asked to take part in making sure their team's stats are up-to-date so that players can be ranked and evaluated based on the published stats.


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