* Matthew Hicks, a 6-foot-5, 285-pound tackle for El Rancho. "He's the most dominant run blocker I've ever seen on the high school level," Dons Coach Dick Shelko said.
* Mitch Bledsoe of Valley Christian, who ran for 367 yards and five touchdowns as the Crusaders defeated Brethren, 33-21.
* Darnell Morgan of Norwalk, who gained 240 yards in a 35-25 victory over Artesia.
* La Mirada quarterback Carlos Jimenez, who completed 11 of 13 passes in a 36-7 victory over Bellflower.
* Downey quarterback Johnny Macon, who ran for 92 yards and kicked a field goal in a 24-6 victory over Dominguez.
* Pius X, whose 24-6 loss to Serra was its 28th defeat in a row. The Warriors have the longest current losing streak in the state.