As the high school football season heads closer to league play, here is a look at some of the area stat leaders. Ahead of Week 3 games, the stats were taken from MaxPreps. In order for leaders to be included, teams need to have their stats and box scores included after their games each week.

Offense

RUSHING

Player         School          Rushes          Yards          Avg.            TD

Harvey       Elsinore            41                499           12.2             4

Galzote   Vista Murrieta     35                358           10.2             7

Serena        Heritage           60                334            5.6              5

Caldera   Vista Murrieta     36                326            9.1              3

Norwood    Lakeside          29                294            10.1            4

Myers      San Jacinto         38                275            7.2              0

 

PASSING 

Player         School          Rushes          Yards          TD          INT

Dortch     San Jacinto       42-62             655             9              0

Botelho       TVHS           40-68             617             8              3

Apana      Temescal         33-58             593             4              2

Robinson    OVHS           37-53            546             6              4

Albao    Murrieta Mesa    42-73            500             6              1

Jones     Vista Murrieta    30-60            455             5              0

 

RECEIVING

Player         School          Rec          Yards          Avg          TD

Gaines         OVHS          11             293            16.6           5

Gbatu           TVHS          14             275            19.6           2

Givens         TCHS           17             268            15.8           1

Bachmeier   MVHS          11             254           23.1           3

Gresham    San Jacinto     13             245           18.8           3

 

KICK SCORING

Player         School          FG          Long          Avg           Pts.

Tulimero     TVHS          2-2             32           12-13          18

Sprague      Elsinore        1-1             29           12-12          15

Defense

TACKLES

Player         School          Tackles

Hodges      Elsinore             27

*Several players tied           24

 

SACKS

Player         School          Sacks

DePaul        Perris             3.0

*Several players tied         2.5

 

INTERCEPTIONS

Player         School          Interceptions

Gbatu         TVHS                     3

*Several players tied              2

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