High-SchoolFootball: Eugene Smith

Elite 11 Tracker: Mangum and Towles first to 1,000 yards

September, 21, 2011
xTom Hauck/ESPNHSPatrick Towles threw for five touchdowns and in four games has yet to throw an interception for Highlands (Fort Thomas, Ky.)
ESPNHS will follow the weekly progress of the ESPNHS 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.

The future out in Kentucky is looking bright with the Wildcats off to a 2-1 start and future quarterback Patrick Towles looking like he can be a program changer. Looking to defend their state championship from a year ago, Highlands (Fort Thomas, Kent.) is off to a 4-0 start behind the stellar play of Towles, who has yet to throw an interception.

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

Austin Appleby, 6-4, 225, Hoover (North Canton, Ohio)
Committed to Purdue
Last Week: 14-of-19 for 123 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-20 victory over Lexington (Lexington, Ohio), team is 2-2.
Season Totals: 46-of- 105 for 508 yards with seven touchdowns and two interceptions.
This week: at Lake (Uniontown, Ohio)

Connor Brewer, 6-2, 190, Chaparral (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Committed to Texas
Last Week: 13-of-18 for 211 yards and two touchdowns, an interception in a 56-13 victory over Sunnyside (Phoenix, Ariz.). Rushed for 76 yards and two scores, team is 4-1.
Season totals: 57-of-104 for 892 yards, ten touchdowns and three interceptions.
This week: at McClintock (Tempe, Ariz.)

Neal Burcham, 6-2, 185, Greenbrier (Greenbrier, Ark.)
Last Week: 30-of-42 for 471 yards and three touchdowns leading to a 42-35 win over Benton (Benton, Ark.). Also rushed for a touchdown, team is 3-0.
Season totals: 60-of-84 for 1,045 yards and ten touchdowns and one interception.
This week: vs. Harrison (Harrison, Ark.)

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