Sage Hill vs. Pasadena Poly
When/where: Tonight, 7 at Sage Hill School
Key Lightning: Sr. TB/LB Taylor Ross (1,008 yards rushing, 14 TDs); Jr. WR/CB Conner Ascher (3 INTs); Sr. QB/DB Randall Mycorn (542 yards passing, five TDs, one INT).
Key Panthers: Sr. TB/DB Blake Edwards; Sr. QB/LB Hunter Merryman; Sr. OL/DL Alan Duan
Breakdown: Sage Hill (5-0) is at No. 6 in the CIF Southern Section East Valley Division rankings for the second straight week … Ross is 53 yards away from breaking Keya Manshadi's Sage Hill record for single-season rushing yards … With two more touchdowns, he can also set the single-season rushing touchdowns record … Pasadena Poly (2-2), coming off a bye, is ranked No. 8 in the Northeast Division … The last time Sage played Poly, the Lightning used a goal-line stand for a 28-27 win in the first round of the 2005 Division XIII playoffs.
— Matt Szabo