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Rettig blowing up early on

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In the opening game of his junior season, pro-style quarterback Hayden Rettig completed 30 of 47 passes for 530 yards and six touchdowns with an interception.
Talk about making a statement.
Rettig, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound recruit from Los Angeles Cathedral, has an outstanding group of receivers around him along with some solid running backs but it's still impressive how well he's played early on.
Cathedral has beaten Wilmington (Calif.) Banning and Pasadena, Calif., in its first two games. Rettig's squad faces Los Angeles West Adams Prep this weekend.
"Everything went well," Rettig said of the opener. "I don't remember a lot of it. They were running man against us so I was just throwing the ball around to our receivers. The outside linebacker was trying to drop back and I just got it out to everybody. Our linemen were picking up their blitzes and they tried to do so much too soon.
"I remember last year I passed like 35 times a game so I don't know how it's going to be this year. We have two great running backs and I've talked to my coach about it and he said we're going to run a lot more.
"We ran a lot of screens and that worked a lot because they kept blitzing their guys. Everyone looked good."
One of the top 2013 quarterbacks in California especially after a strong showing at the Los Angeles NIKE Camp last spring, Rettig already has offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Boston College, Purdue and Vanderbilt.
His brother, Chase, is the starting quarterback at Boston College but Rettig said he's still open to all programs and doesn't plan to commit until the end of his junior year. By the looks of it, Rettig is hearing from programs across the country and many more offers could arrive.
"You should see my mailbox," Rettig said. "It has blown up. I probably got like 60 letters after last weekend.
"I brought home a box full and then the mail lady couldn't put it in the box, she had to knock on the door. Every school is sending stuff. There was a lot and it was awesome."
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