Photos: The big plays from Friday’s high school football games

Take a look at the Southern California News Group’s photos from the high school football games Friday night, Oct. 7.

This was Week 7 of the season, and the schedule was filled with interesting league matchups. The night produced some surprising outcomes and thrilling finishes. Take a look at the highlights in our photo gallery, and make sure you see all of our coverage online.

Cajon Jeyquan Smith #9 makes the first down catch as Citrus Valley tight end Brockton Lium #11 defends in the first half of the Citrus Belt League football game in Redlands on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Jalen Thompson-Delgado #10 of Chino Hills drops a pass against Damien in the first half of a prep football game at Damien High School in La Verne on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

Granada Hills Charter’s Pierre O’Bannon is called for facemasking as he defends Birmingham Charter’s Peyton Waters in West Valley League action October 7, 2022.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

West Ranch’s Tyler Scott #21 heads in to the endzone for a touchdown during their game against Valencia at Valencia High School in Valencia Friday, October 6, 2022. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Cajon quarterback Martinez Miles Jr. #4 and Citrus Valley outside linebacker Joseph Zelaya #24 fight for a high snap funmble in the first half of the Citrus Belt League football game in Redlands on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Valencia’s Daniel Hernandez #32 is tackled by West Ranch’s Tyler Jones #13 during their game at Valencia High School in Valencia Friday, October 6, 2022. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Mater Dei tight end Spencer Shannon makes the catch as St. John Bosco safety Peyton Woodyard, right, defends in a Trinity League football game in Santa Ana on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Photographer)

Cajon quarterback Martinez Miles Jr. #4 runs outside against Citrus Valley in the first half of the Citrus Belt League football game in Redlands on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Serra’s Zacharyus Williams scores a touchdown on a 15-yard reception against Bishop Amat in a Mission League football game Friday October 7, 2022, at Serra High School. (Photo by Robert Casillas, Contributing Photographer)

Millikans Riley Tuggle takes down Lakewoods Jt Dacoud as the Rams take on the Lancers in Lakewood, CA, on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Tracey Roman, Contributing Photographer)

Ayden Gutierrez #1 of Damien catches a pass over Tyrese Boss #1 Chino Hills and runs for a touchdown in the first half of a prep football game at Damien High School in La Verne on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

Serra quarterback Jimmy Butler throws pass around a Bishop Amat defender during a Mission League football game Friday October 7, 2022, at Serra High School. (Photo by Robert Casillas, Contributing Photographer)

St. John Bosco running back Cameron Jones jumps over Mater Dei safety Jeilani Davis (5) as he rushes for yardage in the second quarter in a Trinity League football game in Santa Ana on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Photographer)

West Ranch’s Chaz Hilst #12 breaks up a pass intended for Valencia’s Tyler Thompson #23 during their game at Valencia High School in Valencia Friday, October 6, 2022. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Perry Johnson #88 of Chino Hills runs for a first down against Damien in the first half of a prep football game at Damien High School in La Verne on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

JSerra’s Axel Olander moves the ball up field in varsity football action against Santa Margarita Friday October, 7, 2022 in Mission Viejo.
(Photo by Greg Andersen, Contributing Photographer)

St. John Bosco quarterback Pierce Clarkson, center, is sacked by Mater Dei safety Christian Petero (28) in the second quarter in a Trinity League football game in Santa Ana on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Photographer)

Granada Hills Charter’s Pierre O’Bannon is called for facemasking as he defends Birmingham Charter’s Peyton Waters in West Valley League action October 7, 2022.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

Will Davis #17 of Chino Hills catches a pass and runs for a touchdown against Damien in the first half of a prep football game at Damien High School in La Verne on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

Bishop Amat quarterback Richie Munoz runs for a big gain against Serra in a Mission League football game Friday October 7, 2022, at Serra High School. (Photo by Robert Casillas, Contributing Photographer)

Ayden Gutierrez #1 of Damien is tackled against Chino Hills in the first half of a prep football game at Damien High School in La Verne on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

JSerra’s George Perez, right, fends off a Santa Margarita defender in varsity football action Friday October, 7, 2022 in Mission Viejo.
(Photo by Greg Andersen, Contributing Photographer)

Ayden Gutierrez #1 of Damien runs for yardage against Chino Hills in the first half of a prep football game at Damien High School in La Verne on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

Cajon defensive tackle Tojuan Terrell #45 sacks Citrus Valley quarterback Hunter Herrera #6 and forces the fumble in the first half of the Citrus Belt League football game in Redlands on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Zacharyus Williams (19) celebrates TD with Bradley Kakazu. Bishop Amat at Serra Mission League football game Friday October 7, 2022 (Photo by Robert Casillas, Contributing Photographer)

Ayden Gutierrez #1 of Damien runs for a touchdown against Chino Hills in the first half of a prep football game at Damien High School in La Verne on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

Mater Dei running back Ajon Bryant, center, looks to get through a hole in the St. John Bosco defense in a Trinity League football game in Santa Ana on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Photographer)

St. John Bosco quarterback Pierce Clarkson, left, runs away from Mater Dei linebacker Nasir Wyatt in a Trinity League football game in Santa Ana on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Photographer)

Valencia quarterback Trey Erickson #3 scrambles during their game against West Ranch at Valencia High School in Valencia Friday, October 6, 2022. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Santa Margarita’s Taurian Nash, top, is tackled by JSerra defender Jared Referent, bottom, in varsity football action Friday October, 7, 2022 in Mission Viejo.
(Photo by Greg Andersen, Contributing Photographer)

JSerra’s George Perez, center, runs through Santa Margarita defenders in varsity football action Friday October, 7, 2022 in Mission Viejo.
(Photo by Greg Andersen, Contributing Photographer)

Cajon wide receiver B Birmingham #33 sacks Citrus Valley quarterback Hunter Herrera #6 in the first half of the Citrus Belt League football game in Redlands on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Citrus Valley defends sack Cajon quarterback Evan Powell #15 in the first half of the Citrus Belt League football game in Redlands on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

West Ranch quarterback Ryan Staub #6 is knocked out of bounds by Valencia’s Tony Testa #8 during their game at Valencia High School in Valencia Friday, October 6, 2022. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Valencia’s Daniel Hernandez #32 carries the ball as West Ranch’s Tyler Lujan #11 attempts the tackle during their game at Valencia High School in Valencia Friday, October 6, 2022. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

West Ranch’s Tyler Scott #21 carries for a big gain as Valencia’s Tyler Thompson #23 pursues during their game at Valencia High School in Valencia Friday, October 6, 2022. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Cajon defensive tackle Philander Lee Jr. #88 celebrates his touchdown against Citrus Valley in the first half of the Citrus Belt League football game in Redlands on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Ayden Gutierrez #1 of Damien runs for yardage against Chino Hills in the first half of a prep football game at Damien High School in La Verne on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

Santa Margarita’s Emmett Mosley, right, celebrates a touchdown with a fellow teammate in varsity football action against JSerra Friday October, 7, 2022 in Mission Viejo.
(Photo by Greg Andersen, Contributing Photographer)

Valencia’s Dylan Kelly #2 looks for some running room as West Ranch’s Zach Wyre #9 moves in for the stop during their game at Valencia High School in Valencia Friday, October 6, 2022. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Cajon Jeyquan Smith #9 looks for yards against Citrus Valley in the first half of the Citrus Belt League football game in Redlands on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Serra defensive back Cordell Montgomery stops Bishop Amat’s quarterback short of a first down during a Mission League football game Friday October 7, 2022, at Serra High School. (Photo by Robert Casillas, Contributing Photographer)

Serra’s Roderick Pleasant returns a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown against Bishop Amat in a Mission League football game Friday October 7, 2022, at Serra High School. (Photo by Robert Casillas, Contributing Photographer)

Serra running back Kai Honda tries to get past Bishop Amat’s Carlos Alvarez during a Mission League football game Friday October 7, 2022. (Photo by Robert Casillas, Contributing Photographer)

Lakewoods Brayden Downen looks to throw the ball as the Lancers take on Millikan in Lakewood, CA, on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Tracey Roman, Contributing Photographer)

Cajon Jeyquan Smith #9 breaks free from a Citrus Valley defender on a short run in the first half of the Citrus Belt League football game in Redlands on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Lakewoods Ethan Sharp is held by Millikans Matthew Robinson as the Lancers battle the Rams in Lakewood, CA, on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Tracey Roman, Contributing Photographer)

West Ranch quarterback Ryan Staub #6 passes the ball during their game against Valencia at Valencia High School in Valencia Friday, October 6, 2022. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Cajon defensive tackle Philander Lee Jr. #88 scores on a one yard run against Citrus Valley in the first half of the Citrus Belt League football game in Redlands on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Millikans Myles Jackson dives in the end zone for a Rams touchdown as they take on Lakewood in Lakewood, CA, on Friday, October 7, 2022. (Photo by Tracey Roman, Contributing Photographer)

DJ Williams of Granada Hills Charter is tackled by Birmingham in West Valley League action October 7, 2022.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

Birmingham Charter’s Peyton Waters carries the ball against Granada Hills Charter in West Valley League action October 7, 2022.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

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