No. 6 St. John Bosco (CA) rallies to beat No. 17 St. John’s (DC) with Sophomore QB

St. John Bosco

There’s been a ton of hype around St. John Bosco (Bellflower, California) sophomore quarterback DJ Uiagelelei, who has ten college scholarship offers even though he’s yet to start a varsity game.  That hype will ramp-up now, since on Saturday Uiagelelei came-off the bench and led the Braves to two touchdowns that gave the No. 6 ranked team in the High School Football America Top 100 a come-from-behind 21-17 win over St. John’s College High School in Washington, D.C.

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Uiagelelei entered the game with his team trailing 17-7 and suffering from interceptions thrown by Iowa State-recruit Re-al Mitchell on back-to-back drives.  Uiagelelei completed 5-of-8 passes for 83 yards and a touchdown.

George Holani scored three touchdowns (2 running, 1 receiving), including the game-winner in the four quarter.

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Uiagelelei has scholarship offers Alabama, Arizona State, Brigham Young, Fresno State, Oregon, Oregon State, San Jose State, UCLA, USC and Utah.  After Saturday, you can bet more are coming.

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