Los Angeles Preps: Drew Dimond
October, 4, 2010
By Martin Henderson | ESPNLosAngeles.com
Martin Henderson/Special to ESPNLA.com
Newport Harbor's Buzzy Yokoyama suffered a knee injury last week against San Clemente.
Some observations from the fifth weekend of high school sports in Orange County:
1. The most distressing news of the weekend had to be the knee injury to Buzzy Yokoyama, who moved from receiver to running back at Newport Harbor and looked like one of the best in Orange County. He was the county's second-leading rusher going into the game against San Clemente, but he suffered a knee injury in the second quarter with the score tied at 7-7. He was replaced by Drew Diller, who scored twice, in the 21-20 overtime loss; Diller was stopped on a two-point conversion attempt for the victory.
2. It took a career turn, but Jason Negro finally beat La Habra. The former Trabuco Hills coach, whoe team was beaten by the Highlanders in the semifinals in 2008 and the championship in 2009, finally scored a victory over his nemesis, 35-17, while wearing the blue of St. John Bosco (4-1). After his team's victory, Negro made a guarantee – that La Habra (2-3) would be in the Southern Division finals. That wouldn't surprise me at all.