Commit watch: Week 3

Arizona had several of its committed players in action over the weekend. Read on to find out Brandon Dawkins played, which defensive player won the game for his team, and more.

Several Arizona commits were in action over the weekend. The following are results of their games:

  • Los Angeles Bishop Mora Salesian: The Arizona commitment trio of Marquis Ware, Jamardre Cobb, and Rodney Carr got their first win of the season. Salesian scored 30 points in the second quarter and rolled to an easy 50-12 victory over Hanford West. Stats were not reported for Salesian.

  • Tucson Salpointe Catholic: The Lancers hosted Sunnyside on Thursday night and won easily. Cameron Denson caught nine passes for 156 yards and three touchdowns. His scores came from 22, 30, and 33 yards out. The receiver helped lead his team to a 46-0 victory.

  • Edison-Friendship (D.C.): The Washington, D.C. school struggled on offense for the first time all season and paid for it. Running back Jonathan Haden was held to just 35 yards on ten carries and the Knights' fell 23-13 to Manatee.

  • Southridge (OR): The Skyhawks won back-to-back games and got above .500. Wide receiver Jordan Morgan had a big game for his team. He caught four balls for 95 yards and three touchdowns as his team rolled 42-6.

  • Scottsdale Community College: Scottsdale won its third straight game over a ranked opponent. The 20th ranked Artichokes beat the 14th ranked Mesa Thunderbirds 58-55.

    Cornerback Patrick Glover put his team ahead for good in a hard fought game when he picked off a pass late in the fourth quarter and returned it 47 yards for a touchdown, his second in as many weeks.

    He finished the game with seven tackles, a pass deflection, a forced fumble, and the interception and touchdown. Antonio Smothers played, but his stats were not available.

  • Chaffey Community College (Calif.): Chaffey had a bye week to open the season, but the extra week of practice wasn't enough to pull of the win as it lost a close one 30-27. Kaige Lawrence and the offensive line helped Chaffey to 517 total yards and 338 on the ground, but the offense struggled to finish drives in the loss.

  • Oceanside (Calif): Jace Whitaker's team got back to its winning ways on Friday, beating Chapparal 35-17. Whitaker did not score, but did catch a few passes in the win. His exact stats were not reported.

  • Highland Park (Ill.): Josh Pollack faced some rough weather as his team dropped the first game of the season 20-10. The kicker was solid on kickoffs, but made only one of three field goals.

    He nailed a 29-yarder, but had a 30-yarder go just over the goal post. He also missed a 49-yarder that just sailed to the right as it passed the uprights.

    Pollack continued to do double duty, serving as the punter as well. He had six punts for an average of 38 yards while kicking into a strong wind and light rain. His longest punt went for 53 yards.

  • Granite Bay (Calif.): Athlete Tony Ellison had one of the best games of his life on Friday night. Ellison rushed the ball fourteen times for 84 yards and four touchdowns. He also hauled in three catches for 56 yards in the game, helping his team to a 47-20 victory.

  • St. John Bosco (Calif) vs. Chandler (Ariz): St. John Bosco and Chandler both feature Arizona-bound players. Chandler jumped out to an early 28-10 lead. The Bosco defense, led by cornerback Naijiel Hale, surged in the second half, holding Chandler to just a field goal the remainder of the game.

    During that time, Bosco scored 42 of its own points to win 52-31. Hale finished with six tackles and allowed no receptions to his receiver. Chandler safety J.R. Hunt's stats were not reported.

  • Glendale Community College (Ariz.): Defensive end Jerod Cody and his Glendale team went on the road, but could not return home with the win. Glendale fell 45-18 to San Bernardino Valley. Cody's stats were not reported.

  • Oaks Christian (Calif.): Arizona's lone quarterback commit, Brandon Dawkins, continued to run a well oiled offense. He completed 22 of 36 passes for 401 yards and four touchdowns in the 28-13 win over Venice.

  • Scottsdale Chaparral: Tight end Trevor Wood was a regular factor in Chaparral's offense again on Friday night. The tight end finished with six catches for 60 yards and a touchdown in the Firebirds' 42-6 victory.

  • Norco (Calif.): Kwesi Mashack and the Norco Cougars took the week off last week and used the bye week to their advantage. The Cougars came out fighting and won easily 36-17. Mashack's stats were not reported.

  • La Habra (Calif.): La Habra lost its first game of the season on Friday night. The Highlanders lost 20-21 to St. Paul in a heart breaker. Tight end Darrell Cloy caught two touchdown passes in the losing effort. He caught four passes on the night and scored from 14 yards and 27 yards out.

  • Iowa Western Community College (IA): The defending champions dealt with plenty of rain over the weekend and continued their title defense. Cornerback Jamie Byrd and the defense continued to dominate opposing offenses in the 25-0 shutout. Byrd finished with four tackles, including a big hit on an opposing receiver.

  • Santa Ana Community College (Calif.): Jeff Worthy and the Dons won their first game of the season on Saturday afternoon, defeating Desert 42-7. Worthy did not record any tackles in the game.

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