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Ryan Daggett, Ripon: With Calaveras stuffing the run, Ripon turned to quarterback Ryan Daggett to extend its perfect start to the season. Daggett completed 10 of his 15 passes for a season-high 178 yards and two touchdowns — an 11-yard toss to Nico Ilardi and a 26-yard strike to Dorian Dougherty. Daggett also carried the ball fives times for 57 yards. .
Dylan De Silva, Denair: De Silva carried the ball 21 times for 187 yards and five touchdowns as the Coyotes distanced themselves from Stone Ridge Christian in the second half, 56-28. De Silva has rushed for more than 175 yards in back to back games. During that stretch, the junior has scored seven times. .
Tony Garcia, Le Grand: Garcia became the second player in the FrontRowPreps.com region to rush for more than 300 yards in a game. Garcia was a workhorse in the Bulldogs' 28-20 loss to Linden, carrying the ball 42 times for 308 yards and two touchdowns. For the season, Garcia has 627 yards in three games, an average of 209 yards per game. .
Hayden Sauser, Modesto Christian: In just two quarters of action, Sauser was nearly perfect for the still-perfect Crusaders. He completed nine of his 10 passes for 142 yards and two touchdowns, guiding Modesto Christian to a 40-0 halftime lead over El Capitan. Some perspective: One week earlier, the Gauchos played Oakdale to a 6-6 draw at the half.
Isaac Sharp, Hilmar: Sharp had a season-high 322 all-purpose yards in the Yellowjackets' 39-20 victory over Sonora. Sharp ran for 222 yards on just 13 carries, finding the end zone on 78- and 83-yard scampers. He also had three receptions for 98 yards and a TD. .
Michael Vivo, Waterford: In the Wildcats' first test of the season, Vivo turned in an electrifying, never-leave-the-field performance in a 35-21 victory at Big Valley Christian. He was 11 of 19 for 229 yards and three touchdowns, and he rushed for 89 yards and another score on 14 carries. He also had an interception in the end zone. .
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