Aram and Fred pick this week’s games. All games start at 7 p.m., unless noted
Thursday’s games and predictions
Inglewood at Pioneer — Robledo (Inglewood); Aram (Ing)
Rio Hondo Prep at La Canada — Robledo (RH Prep); Aram (RHP)
Walnut vs. Covina at Covina District Field — Robledo (Covina); Aram (Cov)
Friday’s games and predictions
Loyola at Bishop Amat — Robledo (BAmat); Aram (Amat) Mission Valley League
Gabrielino at South El Monte — Robledo (South El); Aram (SEM)
Mountain View at El Monte — Robldo (El Monte); Aram (EM)
Rosemead at Arroyo — Robledo (Arroyo); Aram (Arr) Pacific League
Arcadia at Pasadena — Robledo (Arcadia); Aram (Arc)
Burbank at Muir – Robledo (Burbank); Aram (Burb) Suburban League
Cerritos at La Mirada — Robledo (La Mirada); Aram (LM) Non-League
Alhambra at South Pasadena — Robledo (SPas); Aram (SP)
Azusa vs. Brethren Christian at Citrus College — Robledo (Breth); Aram (BC)
Brentwood at Santa Fe — Robledo (Brent); Aram (SF)
Cantwell-Sacred Heart at Montebello — Robledo (Monte); Aram (Mont)
Colony at La Habra — Robledo (La Habra); Aram (LH)
Diamond Bar at San Dimas – Robledo (SDimas); Aram (SD)
Diamond Ranch at Bonita — Robledo (DRanch); Aram (DR)
Gladstone at La Puente — Robledo (La Puente); Aram (Gstone)
Glendora at West Covina — Robledo (Glendora); Aram (G-High)
Los Altos at Newport Harbor — Robledo (Los Altos); Aram (LA)
La Serna at Tesoro — Robledo (Tesoro); Aram (Tesoro)
Maranatha at Linfield Christian — Robledo (Maranatha); Aram (Natha)
Monrovia at Damien — Robledo (Damien); Aram (Damien)
Northview at Pomona — Robledo (Northview); Aram (Nview)
San Marino at Bell Gardens – Robledo (San Marino); Aram (SM)
Sierra Vista at Bassett — Robledo (SVista); Aram (SV)
South Hills vs. Charter Oak at Covina District Field — Robledo (COak); Aram (CO)
Temple City at San Gabriel — Robledo (SGab); Aram (SG)
Village Christian at Ganesha — Robledo (Village); Aram (VC)
Warren at St. Paul — Robledo (St. Paul); Aram (SP)
Whittier Christian at Duarte — Robledo (Duarte); Aram (WC)
Wilson at Keppel — Robledo (Wilson); Aram (Wilson)
Workman vs. Bosco Tech at Salesian HS — Robledo (Bosco); Aram (Bosco)
Dorsey at St. Francis — Robledo (St. Francis); Aram (SF)
La Salle vs. Notre Dame Prep at Scottsdale, AZ. — Robledo (La Salle); Aram (NDP)
Pasadena Poly at Cleveland — Robledo (Poly); Aram (PP)
South East at Baldwin Park — Robledo (BPark); Aram (BP)
Blair vs. Fairmont Prep at Muir — Robledo (Fairmont); Aram (Fair)
El Rancho vs. Cypress at Western — Robledo (Cypress); Aram (ER)
TRIBUNE SUPER 32 RANKINGS 1. Charter Oak (4-0) — Charter Oak look the part of No. 1 in dominating previously undefeated Damien, but also may have lost QB Bret Clemetson for the season with an injury. 2. Bishop Amat (3-1) – Lancers granted a 2-0 forfeit win over St. Paul, giving it two weeks to prepare for Friday’s game against Loyola. 3. Los Altos (4-0) – Has handled everyone, and looked mighty impressive past two weeks with wins over Corona and Glendora. 4. San Dimas (3-0) – Hasn’t beaten anyone that wows you, but also has blown everyone out. Diamond Bar should add to blowout victims on Friday. 5. Northview (3-1) – Gutty come-from-behind last minute victory over solid Don Lugo squad. 6. Damien (3-1) – Much improved, but not ready for prime time. Charter Oak, without its QB in second half, still handled the Spartans. 7. Diamond Ranch (3-1) – Has beaten South Hills, Ayala and Burroughs with only loss to Chino Hills. That’s impressive. 8. South El Monte (4-0) – Junior running back Sal Tolvar already over a 1,000 yards in just four games, averaging 255 a game with 14 TDs. Nice. 9. Nogales (4-0) – Struggled to put away winless Walnut not the greatest sign, but undefeated regardless. 10. Duarte – (3-0) – Falcons beat a Windard team that is 3-1 and then blew away Montclair and Mountain View on the road.
The Rest: 11. West Covina (2-2), 12. Arroyo (3-1); 13. Glendora (1-3), 14. Rowland (3-1), 15. Bonita (2-2), 16. Baldwin Park (3-1), 17. Diamond Bar (2-2), 18. South Hills (2-2), 19. Covina (2-2), 20. Sierra Vista (2-1), 21. Mountain View (2-2), 22. Ganesha (2-2), 23. El Monte (2-2), 24. Pomona (0-4), 25. Azusa (1-2), 26. La Puente (2-2), 27. Rosemead (0-4), 28. Wilson (0-4), 29. Walnut (0-4), 30. Bassett (0-4), 31. Workman (1-2), 32. Gladstone (0-4).
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Friday’s Results Charter Oak 27, Damien 14 — Chargers QB Bret Clemetson with possible broken collarbone, Chargers still dominate Los Altos 42, Glendora 34 — Improved to 4-0 holding off the feisty Tartans Nogales 27, Walnut 20 — Nobles go to 4-0 with a couple weeks off before hosting Rowland. Northview 35, Don Lugo 28 – Vikings QB Steven Comstock delivered game-winning pass in final minute Arroyo 42, Rowland 7 — Knights with four suspended players beat undefeated Rowland. West Covina 24, Schurr 13 — Bulldogs get to 2-2 with second straight win. South Hills 75, Temple City 7 – Offensive explosion for offensive challenged offense. Thank TC. Baldwin Park 41, Sierra Vista 35, OT – In back and forth, Braves pull it out in OT South El Monte 48, Bassett 21 — Another teams joins the 4-0 club after just three wins last year. Buena 27, Bonita 7 – Hard to know which Bearcats team will show up week to week. Brea Olinda 40, Diamond Bar 20 – It only gets tougher with Northview next. California 34, Rosemead 21 – Can the Panthers turn it around in the Mission Valley league? Claremont 40, Pomona 12 – Remember when the Red Devils were rolling? Not now. Covina 31, Montclair 7 — Colts have talent, tonight they put it together. Diamond Ranch 35, Burroughs 17 – Keep an eye on Diamond Ranch sleeper in Hacienda Duarte 35, Mountain View 6 — Falcons are quietly undefeated at 3-0. San Gabriel 27, Ganesha 0 — Dons come up with a blanking over the Giants. Workman 30, Keppel 0 — Just what the Lobos needed, confidence building win. La Puente 13, Wilson 3 — Wilson debuted new field, but Warriors get the W.
Gladstone vs. El Monte at Citrus College — Robledo (El Monte); Aram (EM)
GLENDORA — Montebello High School has been led by its defense early in the football season. But it’s offense isn’t bad either.
The Oilers showed it Thursday.
Quarterback Gabriel Tapia accounted for 204 yards and three touchdowns and running back Michael Vital rushed for 70 yards and two scores to lead Montebello to a 41-13 victory over Azusa in a nonleague game at Citrus College.
Kris Rodriguez also had a rushing touchdown for the Oilers, who improved to 3-1. Gabriel Whitworth accounted for 152 yards and two touchdowns for the Aztecs, who slipped to 1-2.
Montebello took control in the third quarter, scoring twice for a 27-13 lead.
The Oilers, after a muffed punt set up an Azusa score to tie it at 13, countered with a 79-yard drive for the lead. Vital had a 42-yard run to the Azusa’ 19 before Tapia took it in from the 3 for a 20-13 lead at 4:42 of the quarter.
The Oilers then converted an Azusa fumble into a two-touchdown lead. Rodriguez ran 14 yards to the Aztecs’ 23 before Vital made it 27-13 with a two-yarder with 54 seconds left in the quarter.
Rodriguez followed a bad center snap by Azusa with a four-yard run for a 34-13 lead with 10:05 left in the fourth.
Tapia made it 41-13 with a 35-yard run at 3:52. Montebello coach Pete Gonzalez: “It’s kind of our plan, to wear teams down. We weren’t really executing well in the first half. (Azusa) played really well. We knew they would come after us and they did. It put us in some tough spots, but we stuck to our plan, and things got better for us in the second half.” — Stephen Ramirez Other Scores
Yorba Linda 41, Sonora 7
Alhambra 28, L.A. Wilson 13