On The Trail: Midwest Region
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Monday, October 14, 2013
B1G high school performers
By Tom VanHaaren and Brad Bournival
Here are this week's top performances from Big Ten commits and targets:
Seven receptions, 97 yards, one touchdown, 103 kick return yards and a touchdown in a 40-25 win over Waubonise Valley.
The Lincoln-Way North (Ill.) athlete had 117 yards on 18 carries and one touchdown in a 43-38 loss to Lincoln-Way West.
The Indiana commit and Cincinnati St. Xavier defensive end had seven tackles and two sacks in a 24-16 win over Cincinnati La Salle.
The Hoosiers pledge and Los Angeles Venice quarterback threw for two touchdowns and ran for another one in a 49-0 win over Los Angeles Hamilton.
The Iowa commit and Niles (Ill.) Notre Dame running back rushed for 253 yards and five touchdowns on 30 carries in a 45-35 win over Marist (Ill.).
The Hawkeyes pledge and Washington D.C. St. John’s College cornerback had two interceptions in a 31-6 win over Olney (Md.) Good Counsel.
The quarterback commit led Collegiate (Va.) School completing 16 of 28 for 275 yards and two touchdowns. Speight also had eight carries for 35 yards and one touchdown.
Eastern Christian Academy’s (Md.) receiver had five receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns.
The Thurgood Marshall (Ohio) athlete had four receptions for 35 yards in a 41-12 loss.
Enoch Smith Jr.
In a 55-0 game, the Mount Carmel (Ill.) defensive lineman only played in the first half. He still recorded one sack and five tackles in the win.
The Washburn (Minn.) high running back continued his unreal season with five touchdown runs in a 41-7 game. Jones has 34 touchdowns on the season.
20 of 38 passing, 369 yards, three touchdowns, one interception, two rushing touchdowns.
Nebraska’s running back commit had 191 yards rushing and 53 yards receiving with three touchdowns for Klein Oak (Texas). Despite his effort, his team lost 31-29.
The Lee’s Summit West (Mo.) receiver had three touchdowns in a 49-13 win over Raymore-Peculiar.
The Glenbard North (Ill.) running back carried the ball 42 times for 405 yards and five touchdowns in a 40-34 win over Naperville Central.
Watkins had 71 yards rushing and 99 yards passing with one rushing touchdown for Galion (Ohio), but his team lost 14-13 in overtime.
Parris Campbell Jr
The Ohio State commit and Akron (Ohio) St. Vincent-St. Mary athlete rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns in a 41-12 win over Dayton (Ohio) Thurgood Marshall.
The Buckeyes pledge and Gary (Ind.) West Side wide receiver made five receptions for 152 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another score in an 82-20 win over Gary Wallace.
The Penn State commit and Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy quarterback threw for three touchdowns in a 49-3 win over Lake Minneola (Fla.).
The Nittany Lions pledge and Coatesville (Pa.) athlete ran for 106 yards and two scores on seven carries in a 56-7 win over Kennett Square (Pa.).
The Purdue commit and Carrollton (Texas) Creekview quarterback had 118 yards offense and scored three touchdowns in a 31-0 win over Forney (Texas).
The Boilermakers target and South Bend (Ind.)
running back rushed for 251 yards and four scores and added 56 yards receiving in a 45-21 win over Elkhart (Ind).
The Wisconsin commit and Jacksonville (Fla.) Ribault quarterback was 16-of-24 for 180 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another score in a 20-9 win over Yulee (Fla).
The Badgers pledge and Salt Lake City East running back scored three touchdowns in a 55-13 win over Clearfield (Utah).