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Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Elite 11 Tracker: Pike peaking at right time

By Michael White

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Auburn commit Zeke Pike totaled over 400 yards of offense with five touchdowns leading Dixie Heights (Fort Mitchell, Ky.) to a win.
ESPNHS will follow the weekly progress of the Elite 11 quarterbacks during their senior seasons. In addition we will track the top quarterback performances from around the country. The Elite 11 Tracker will be featured every Wednesday.

It has not been a season to remember for Dixie Heights (Fort Mitchell, Ky.) and quarterback Zeke Pike but despite the troubling season the Auburn commit continues to give it his all.  This past week Pike had his best game with over 400 total yards and combined for five touchdowns.

See how the rest of the field did this past weekend as well as other top performances from around the country in this week's Elite 11 Tracker.

Austin Appleby, 6-4, 225, Hoover (North Canton, Ohio)
Committed to Purdue(
Last Week
: 7-of-17 for 128 yards, two touchdowns and interception in a 38-13 loss to Glenoak (Canton, Ohio), team is 2-7.
Season Totals
: 98-of-227 for 1,293 yards with ten touchdowns and seven interceptions.(
This week:
vs. Jackson (Massillon, Ohio)

Connor Brewer, 6-2, 190, Chaparral (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Committed to Texas(
Last Week:
12-of-22 for 175 yards and three touchdowns in a 49-21 win over Horizon (Scottsdale, Ariz.), team is 9-1.(
Season totals:
114-of-191 for 1,787 yards, 29 touchdowns and four interceptions.(
This week:
vs. Saguaro (Scottsdale, Ariz.)

Neal Burcham, 6-2, 185, Greenbrier (Greenbrier, Ark.)
Uncommitted(
Last Week:
28-of-33 for 381 yards and three touchdowns in a 49-17 win over Alma (Alma, Ark.) , team is 8-0.(
Season totals:
174-of-242 for 2,811 yards and 33 touchdowns and one interception, two rushing touchdowns.(
This week:
vs. Greenwood (Greenwood, Ark.)

Tyler Cameron, 6-3, 216, Jupiter Community (Jupiter, Fla.)
Committed to South Florida(
Last week:
11-of-21 for 272 yards and three touchdowns in a 30-16 win over Wellington (Wellington, Fla.), team is 2-5.
Season totals: 57-of-122 for 901 yards, eight touchdowns and six interceptions. Rushed for 228 yards and three scores.
Next week: vs. Seminole Ridge (Loxahatchee, Fla.)

Preston Dewey, 6-2, 200, St. Andrews Episcopal (Austin, Texas)
Committed to Miami
Last Week: Out for year with left wrist injury.
Season Totals: 47-of-76 for 688 yards, nine touchdowns and one interception.

Shane Dillon, 6-5, 190, Christian (El Cajon, Calif.)
Committed to Colorado(
Last week:
15-of-26 for 212 yards in a 41-20 win over Horizon (San Diego, Calif.), team is 5-2.
Season Totals: 124-of-191 for 1,617 yards, 13 touchdowns, six interceptions and one rushing touchdown.
This week: @ Santa Fe Christian (Solana Beach, Calif.)

Bart Houston, 6-3, 200, De La Salle (Concord, Calif.)
Committed to Wisconsin
Last week: 5-of-11 for 70 yards and an interception with three rushing scores in a 42-21 win over Monte Vista (Danville, Calif.), team is 6-1.
Season totals: 46-of-93 for 845 yards and seven touchdowns with six interceptions; also has rushed for nine scores.
Next week: vs. San Ramon Valley (Danville, Calif.)

Chad Kelly, 6-2, 205, Saint Joseph’s Collegiate Institute (Buffalo, N.Y.)
Committed to Clemson
Last week: 30-of-50 for 438 yards, five touchdowns and a rushing score in a 53-40 win over Wilson (Whitby, Ontario), team is 6-2.
Season totals: 147-of-232 for 2,244 yards and 22 touchdowns with four interceptions. Rushed for eight touchdowns.
Next week: vs. Bishop Timon-St. Jude (Buffalo, N.Y.)

Gunner Kiel, 6-3, 215, East (Columbus, Ind.)
Committed to Indiana
Last Week: Did not play in a 49-21 win over Shelbyville (Shelbyville, Ind.), team is 9-1.
Season totals: 89-of-159 for 1,718 yards and 20 touchdowns with two interceptions, 12 rushing touchdowns.
This week: vs. East Central (St. Leonard, Ind.), first round of 4A state playoffs.

Zach Kline, 6-2, 205, San Ramon Valley (Danville, Calif.)
Committed to California
Last week: 13-of-21 for 305 yards, five touchdowns and an interception in a 42-28 win over Foothill (Pleasanton, Calif.), team is 6-1.
Season totals: 113-of-164 for 1,822  yards, 22 touchdowns and three interceptions with three rushing touchdowns.
Next week: at De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) Jeff Lindquist, 6-3, 225, Mercer Island (Mercer Island, Wash.)
Committed to Washington
Last week: 12-of-20 for 12 yards and three touchdowns, rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown in a 45-6 win over Sammamish (Sammamish, Wash.), team is 6-2.
Season totals: 111-of-203 for 1,527 yards, 17 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Has rushed for 584 yards and 12 scores.
Next week: vs. Sammamish (Sammamish, Wash.)

Tanner Mangum, 6-2, 190, Eagle (Eagle, Idaho)
Committed to BYU
Last week: 12-of-17 for 273 yards, two touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns in a 52-7 win over Rocky Mountain (Meridian, Idaho), team is 8-0.
Season totals: 161-of-237 for 2,409 yards, 25 touchdowns and two interceptions. Also has rushed for three touchdowns.
Next week: vs.Mountain View (Meridian, Idaho)

Tyler Matthews, 6-2, 195, McPherson (McPherson, Kan.)
Committed to TCU
Last week: 24-of-39 for 445 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in a 66-63 loss to Emporia (Emporia, Kan.), team is 6-2.
Season totals: 126-of-204 for 2,148 yards, 16 touchdowns, five interceptions and two rushing scores.
Next week: vs. Newton (Newton, Kan.)

Cyler Miles, 6-3, 210, J.K. Mullen (Denver, Col.)
Committed to Washington
Last week: 15-of-19 for 277 yards and four touchdowns, rushed for 37 yards and a score in a 48-24 win over Arapahoe (Centennial, Col.), team is 7-1.
Season totals: 99-of-140 for 1,231 yards, 15 touchdowns and six interceptions.
Next week: at Columbine (Littleton, Col.)

Tyler O’Connor, 6-2, 205, Lima Central (Lima, Ohio)
Committed to Michigan State
Last Week: 5-of-11 for 104 yards and a touchdown in a 48-0 rout of Allen East (Harrod, Ohio), team is 9-0.
Season Totals: 85-of-153 for 1,459 yards, 11 touchdowns and three interceptions passing. Has rushed for 11 touchdowns.
This week: vs, Ada (Ada, Ohio)

Nick Patti, 5-10, 185, Dr. Phillips (Orlando, Fla.)
Committed to Boise State
Last week: 11-of-15 for 212 yards and two touchdowns, rushed for 84 yards in a 38-6 win over Cypress Creek (Orlando, Fla.), team is 6-1.
Season totals: 99-of-187 for 1,499 yards and 14 touchdowns with six interceptions. Has rushed for three scores.
Next week: @ Evans (Orlando, Fla.)

Zeke Pike, 6-4, 233, Dixie Heights (Fort Mitchell, Ky.)
Committed to Auburn
Last Week: 20-of-33 for 250 yards and two touchdowns, rushed for 153 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-28 loss to Ryle (Union, Kent.),  team is 3-6.
Season totals: 143-of-233 for 1,780 yards, 14 touchdowns and eight interceptions with 16 rushing touchdowns.
This week: at Cooper (Burlington, Kent.)

Patton Robinette, 6-4, 200, Maryville (Maryville, Tenn.)
Committed to North Carolina
Last Week: 12-of-17 for 107 yards and a touchdown, two interceptions and rushed for a score in a 41-21 win over Williams Blount (Maryville, Tenn.), team is 8-0.
Season totals: 84-of-111 for 1,034 yards, 15 touchdowns and four interceptions. Has rushed for eight touchdowns and over 450 yards.
This week: at William Blount (Maryville, Tenn.)

Jake Rodrigues, 6-2, 210, Whitney (Rocklin, Calif.)
Committed to Oregon
Last week: 8-of-12 for 186 yards and a touchdown, rushed for 89 yards and three scores in a 49-19 win over El Camino (Sacramento, Calif.), team is 6-2.
Season totals; 94-of-150 for 1,336 yards, 18 touchdowns, four interceptions and eight rushing touchdowns.
This week: vs. Cordova (Rancho Cordova, Calif.)

Grant Rohach, 6-2, 185, Moorpark (Moorpark, Calif.)
Committed to Iowa State
Last week: 12-of-32 for 149 yards and a touchdown with 79 rushing yards in a 34-13 loss to Westlake (Westlake Village, Calif.),  team is 4-3.
Season totals: 84-of-149 for 1,158 yards, 12 touchdowns and five interceptions.
This week: at Royal (Simi Valley, Calif.)

Patrick Towles, 6-4, 230, Highlands (Fort Thomas, Ky.)
Committed to Kentucky
Last Week: 2-of-3 for 56 yards and a rushing touchdown in a 34-29 win over Elder (Cincinnati, Ohio), team is 9-0.
Season totals: 105-of-170 for 2,432 yards and 30 touchdowns with zero interceptions. Rushed for over 350 yards and seven touchdowns.
This week: vs. Ryle (Union, Ky.)

Chad Voytik, 6-0, 195, Cleveland (Cleveland, Tenn.)
Committed to Pittsburgh
Last Week: 11-of-21 for 73 yards in a 18-0 loss to Bradley Central (Cleveland, Tenn.), team is 4-5.
Season totals: 98-of-180 for 1,297 yards, six touchdowns and six interceptions. Has rushed for over 400 yards and eight touchdowns.
This week: at Rhea County (Evensville, Tenn.)

Travis Wilson, 6-7, 215, San Clemente (San Clemente, Calif.)
Committed to Utah
Last week: 11-of-18 for 205 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in a 35-10 win over Dana Hills (Dana Hills, Calif.),  team is 8-0.
Season Totals: 78-of-131 for 1,201 yards, 12 touchdowns, five interceptions and two rushing touchdowns.
Next week: at Mission Viejo (Mission Viejo, Calif.)

Jameis Winston, 6-3, 195, Hueytown (Hueytown, Ala.)
Committed to Florida State
Last week: 9-of-10 for 220 yards and two touchdowns in a 53-6 win over Woodlawn (Birmingham, Ala.), team is 9-0.
Season totals: 121-of-177 for 1,742 yards, 22 touchdowns and four interceptions passing. Has rushed for 776 yards and 15 touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass.
This week: vs. Benjamin Russell (Alexander City, Ala.)

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New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez at the 2008 Elite 11
Elite 11 Alum of the Week: Mark Sanchez, New York Jets

In an early season must win game for the New York Jets, Sanchez overcame a shaky first half to lead his squad to a second half comeback victory and remained undefeated at home this season. This was a huge performance for the former Elite 11 quarterback and counselor, who has been the target of critics during the Jets' three-game early season struggles on offense. Overall he was 18-of-33 for 173 yards, three touchdowns and an interception with all three scores going to new teammate Plaxico Burress.

Other top performances from around the country:

Javelle Allen, Sr., Prosper (Prosper, Texas)
14-of-16 for 354 yards, five touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns in a 63-2 win over Community (Nevada, Texas)
-Connor Berry, Sr., Lamar (Arlington, Texas)
22-of-35 for 309 yards and three touchdowns in a 41-20 loss to Martin (Arlington, Texas)
-Brian Buell, Sr., Sr., Jesuit (Dallas, Texas)
33-of-49 for 384 yards and four touchdowns in a 49-42 win over Lake Highlands (Dallas, Texas)
-Chad Chalich, Sr., Coeur d’Alene (Coeur d’Alene, Idaho)
32-of-43 for 457 yards and four touchdowns in a 63-35 win over Post Falls (Post Falls, Idaho)
-Angel Garcia, Jr., Montwood (El Paso, Texas)
16-of-20 for 394 yards and six touchdowns in a 44-17 win over Americas (El Paso, Texas)
-Blake Geller, Jr., Northern Valley Regional (Demarest, N.J.)
25-of-39 for 492 yards and four touchdowns in a 46-45 loss to Bergenfield (Bergenfield, N.J.)
-Jordan Hall, Jr., Lenoir City (Lenoir City, Tenn.)
19-of-35 for 450 yards and two touchdowns in a 26-21 win over Farragut (Knoxville, Tenn.)
-Bret Helton, Sr., Cheyenne Mountain (Colorado Springs, Col.)
27-of-38 for 448 yards and four touchdowns in a 44-42 loss to Rampart (Colorado Springs, Col.)
-Alec Morris, Sr., Allen (Allen, Texas)
17-of-30 for 341 yards, four touchdowns and a rushing touchdown in a
-Terry Robinson, Sr., Hephzibah (Hephzibah, Ga.)
15-of-30 for 309 yards and three touchdowns, rushed for 138 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-31loss to Cross Creek (Augusta, Ga.)
-Foster Sawyer, So., Grace Prep (Arlington, Texas)
34-of-52 for 342 yards, two touchdowns and a rushing touchdown in a 48-29 loss to Fort Worth Christian (North Richland Hills, Texas)
-Chris Stanley, Sr., Farmersville (Farmersville, Texas)
21-of-33 for 326 yards, three touchdowns and a rushing touchdown in a 41-39 loss to Princeton (Princeton, Texas)
-Nate Scott, Sr., Lee (Baytown, Texas)
27-of-44 for 501 yards and eight touchdowns in a 63-55 win over C.E. King (Houston, Texas)
-Nolan Sorensen, Sr., Buchanan (Clovis, Calif.)
15-of-33 for 438 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-34 win over Clovis West (Clovis, Calif.)
-Brian Swain, Sr., Alexander (Laredo, Texas)
36-of-49 for 398 yards and four touchdowns in a 44-17 win over Laredo LBJ (Laredo, Texas)
-Hunter Taylor, Sr., Whitehouse (Whitehouse, Texas)
25-of-39 for 534 yards and nine touchdowns in a 70-48 win over Pine Tree (Longview, Texas)
-Travis Valdez, Jr., Camarillo (Camarillo, Calif.)
23-of-27 for 395 yards and seven touchdowns in a 58-14 win over Hueneme (Oxnard, Calif.)
-Sam Vincent, Sr., Florence (Florence, Miss.)
28-of-38 for 401 yards and three touchdowns in a 36-34 win over Mendenhall (Mendenhall, Miss.)
-Forest Williams, Sr., Amory (Amory, Miss.)
29-of-42 for 434 yards and two touchdowns in a 21-20 loss to Itawamba Agricultural (Fulton, Miss.)
-John Wolford, So., Bishop Kenney (Jacksonville, Fla.)
16-of-21 for 265 yards, five touchdowns and an interception, rushed for 105 yards and three touchdowns in a 56-35 win over Clay (Green Cove Springs, Fla.)
-Garrett Wood, Jr., North Stokes (Danbury, N.C.)
24-of-40 for 416 yards and five touchdowns in a 76-45 loss to Surry Central  (Dobson, N.C.)

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Michael White is the midwest/northeast coordinator of player personnel for ESPNHS.com. You can follow him on Twitter @MikewhiteESPN.