November 13, 2012
More playoff stars: Tyrel Anderson leads Center past Dixon

Here are 15 more standout performers from the opening week of the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs. An additional list of 15 was posted on Saturday Here

• Tyrel Anderson, Center: Completed six of six passes for 205 yards and three touchdowns in the Cougars' 41-0 D-IV win over Dixon.

• Bwon Canada, Elk Grove: Had a sack, interception and 11-yard touchdown catch in the Thundering Herd's 41-0 D-II win over Ponderosa.

• Chris Grunsky, Vista del Lago: Had a fumble recovery, blocked a punt, a sack and five tackles in the Eagles' 44-0 D-III win over Lincoln.

• Anton Hollins, El Camino: Had two sacks, a fumble recovery and five tackles in the Eagles' 39-14 D-III playoff win over Sacramento.

• Hank Humphers, Nevada Union: Had an interception, a fumble recovery, seven tackles and a combined 81 yards of offense in the Miners' 35-14 D-I loss to Franklin.

• Alex Kropp, Cosumnes Oaks: Completed 13 of 19 passes for 214 yards and a touchdown in the Wolfpack's 19-14 D-III win over Christian Brothers.

• Nifae Lealao, Capital Christian: Had a sack, fumble recovery and four tackles in the Cougars' 41-0 D-IV playoff win against Modesto Christian.

• Walker Perry, Woodland Christian: Returned a punt 70 yards for a touchdown, had a 25-yard touchdown catch, intercepted two passes and had six tackles in the Cardinals' 19-12 D-VI loss to Big Valley Christian.

• Josh Pfeffer, Vista del Lago: Rushed for 157 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries in the Eagles' 44-0 win over Lincoln.

• J.R. Robinson, Whitney: Blocked a field goal, recovered a fumble and made three tackles in the Wildcats' 34-27 D-II loss to Del Campo.

• Derek Rodigo, Del Campo: Completed eight of 15 passes for 185 yards and a touchdown and had seven rushed for 23 yards in the Cougars' 34-27 D-II over Whitney.

• Nagalu Tapa, Burbank: Had two sacks, giving in a state-leading 22 for the season, in the Titans' 26-19 D-I win over Grant.

• J.J. Tufu, Del Campo: Had three sacks and 14 tackles in the Cougars' 34-27 win over Whitney.

• Nate Van Dusen, Yuba City: Rushed for 83 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries and had a 68-yard touchdown catch in the Honkers' 45-21 D-II loss to Del Oro.

• Alex Van Dyke, Cosumnes Oaks: Caught 11 passes for 194 yards and a touchdown in the Wolfpack's 19-14 D-III playoff win over Christian Brothers.

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