Commit watch: Future Sun Devils in action

Arizona State quarterback commit Dillon Sterling-Cole had four touchdown passes in the first round of the playoffs last week.

The postseason is underway and some Arizona State commits helped their teams advance in the playoffs and others will not suit up again until college.

Here is a look at how the ASU commits performed in their playoff games.

Dillon Sterling-Cole

Dillon Sterling-Cole, a Scout300 recruit, threw four touchdown passes to help his Westfield High School football team advance to the second round of the Texas state playoffs.

Sterling-Cole is a four-star quarterback from Houston, Texas, and the No. 296 recruit in the country.

He took on Kingwood High School in the first round of the UIL Conference 6A Division II playoffs Friday Nov. 13. According to the Houston Chronicle, Westfield defeated Kingwood 35-14.

Sterling-Cole was responsible for 24 of Westfield’s points and finished the game going 8-15 for 244 passing yards and no interceptions.

“The offensive line held up and gave me enough time to make my reads and just make plays,” Sterling-Cole said.

He also had two carries for 32 yards, including a 28-yard run.

Sterling-Cole spread the ball all around the field and rewarded multiple receivers with touchdowns.

In a lot of games this season, Westfield wide receiver Tyrie Cleveland has been getting most of the touchdown catches.

Sterling-Cole threw four touchdown passes to four different receivers Friday night. Cleveland, a four-star wide receiver, did grab one of Sterling-Cole’s touchdown throws for a 66-yard score.

Sterling-Cole also found Joshua LeBlanc for a 42-yard touchdown, Shaun Lewis for a 26-yard touchdown and Jaylin Martin for a 55-yard touchdown in the game.

“That’s really how I play and how my mindset is when I’m going into the game is give everybody the opportunity to make a play,” Sterling-Cole said. “You never know what’s going to happen so you just give everybody an equal opportunity to make plays.”

Cleveland is the No. 57 recruit in the country and is also an ASU target.

Westfield advanced to host Lake Travis High School in the second round on Nov. 21.

N’Keal Harry and Chase Lucas

ASU’s newest local commits N'Keal Harry and Chase Lucas will continue their season next week.

According to MaxPreps.com, their Chandler High School team defeated Desert Vista High School 34-14 Friday Nov. 13 in the AIA Division I State Football Championship playoffs.

Harry plays wide receiver, Lucas plays running back and both chipped in some yards to help the Chandler offense. Harry, who is returning from an ankle sprain, had two receptions for 14 yards and Lucas had six carries for 15 yards.

Harry is four-star wide receiver recruit and the No. 153 recruit in the country and Lucas is four-star athlete and is ranked No. 299.

Chandler will play Desert Ridge High School Nov. 20 in the semifinal round of the tournament.

Kyle Williams

ASU wide receiver commit Kyle Williams stepped back into his quarterback role to help keep his senior season alive Friday Nov. 13.

Kyle Williams is a three-star wide receiver and plays for Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta, Calif. According to the Press-Enterprise, Vista Murrieta’s starting quarterback Karson Greeley sprained his ankle in the first half.

With Williams taking the snaps, Vista Murrieta defeated El Toro High School 31-23 and advanced to the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section West Valley Division playoffs.

Williams made an impact on the ground and ran for a 14-yard touchdown in the second quarter and a 2-yard touchdown in the third.

Vista Murrieta will play Upland High School for its quarterfinal game on Nov. 20.

Freddie Holly

ASU running back recruit Freddie Holly's historic career at Norte Vista High School came to an end Friday Nov. 13.

Norte Vista was upset by La Quinta High School 19-17 according to MaxPreps.com.

Holly is a three-star running back from Riverside Calif., and broke the Norte Vista career rushing record this season.

No individual statistics were reported on Holly’s performance against La Quinta. Before the game against La Quinta, Holly rushed for 1892 yards and 24 rushing touchdowns during the 2015 regular season.

Tre Turner

Another ASU running back commit Tre Turner will continue to practice this week.

Tre Turner is a three-star running back and plays for Holy Cross High School in New Orleans. Holy Cross beat St. Augustine High School 13-6 Friday Nov. 13 and advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Select Prep Classic playoffs according to MaxPreps.com.

No individual statistics were reported about Turner’s performance in the playoff game. Holy Cross will play Evangel Christian Academy Nov. 20 for its quarterfinal game.

Dougladson Subtyl

ASU defensive end commit Dougladson Subtyl had three solo tackles in his last regular season game.

Subtyl is a four-star defensive end and plays for Victor Valley College in Victorville, Calif. According to the Southern California Football Association website, Victor Valley defeated San Diego Mesa College 36-10.

Subtyl’s season is not over. According to the California Community College Athletic Association, Victor Valley (9-1) will play SCFA American Division Championship Bowl against Santa Monica College (10-0) on Nov. 21.

Robbie Robinson

ASU cornerback commit Robbie Robinson and his defensive teammates caused a key turnover to give their team a chance at a championship title.

Robinson is a three-star cornerback and plays for Dematha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Md. According to the Washington Post, Dematha defeated St. John’s High School 42-21 in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference semifinal game.

St. John’s cut the Dematha lead to 21-14 just before halftime. Then, the Dematha defense forced St. John’s quarterback Talik Mann to throw an interception that was returned for a 25-yard touchdown.

No individual defensive statistics were reported about Robinson's performance.

Dematha will play Our Lady of Good Counsel High School for the WCAC championship on Nov. 21. Dematha defeated OLGC 28-23 on Nov. 6.

Michael Sleep-Dalton

ASU’s only special teams commit punter Michael Sleep-Dalton competed in his last regular season game Saturday Nov. 14.

Sleep-Dalton punts for San Francisco City College in San Francisco. According to the California Community College Athletic Association website, SFCC defeated San Mateo College 42-24.

Sleep-Dalton had seven punts in the game for 309 yards and landed two punts inside the opponent’s 20 yard line. His average for the game was 44.1 yards a punt and his longest was 60 yards.

SFCC will host the San Francisco City College Bowl on Nov. 21 and will play Butte College.

J’Marcus Rhodes

ASU cornerback commit J'Marcus Rhodes did not have a game this week.

Rhodes is a three-star cornerback and plays for Kilgore College in Kilgore, Texas. Kilgore recently won the Southwest Junior College Football Conference on Nov. 7.

Kilgore will play a bowl game Saturday Dec. 5 according to the Kilgore football team website.

Marshal Nathe

ASU three-star offensive line commit Marshal Nathe suffered an ACL tear in a knee a few weeks ago and the Peoria, Ariz., Centennial High School standout is out for the season. 

Christian Hill

ASU four-star defensive end commit Christian Hill plays for Glendale Community College in Glendale, Ariz.

GCC played against Eastern Arizona College on Nov. 7 according to the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference website. It was GCC’s last regular season game of the year. With a 3-7 overall record, GCC should not qualify for the Valley of the Sun Bowl and Hill’s season should be over.

Jared Bubak, Cohl Cabral, Jeremy Smith

ASU three-star tight end commit Jared Bubak, three-star offensive lineman commit Cohl Cabral and three-star wide receiver Jeremy’s seasons are over. Bubak, Cabral and Smith all played for high school teams that did not qualify for the state playoffs this season.






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