Every Wednesday AllHoosiers.com’s Ben Faunce has a weekly feature looking back at how Indiana’s football commits in the class of 2015 fared the week before.
Highlighted by three dominating performances, Indiana commits suffered only one loss this past weekend.
Tommy Stevens lit up the field on Friday night, accounting for over 300 yards of total offense in the first half alone, as Indianapolis (Ind.) Decatur Central defeated Plainfield 59-21. Stevens finished the day with 281 yards and five touchdowns on 12-of-16 passing, while adding 88 rushing yards and a touchdown. Stevens connected with Connor Ray on a 41-yard touchdown pass on the first play of the second half, giving them a 52-7 lead and ending Stevens’ night. Stevens has 1,245 passing yards and 13 touchdowns, while throwing only three interceptions, on the season. He also has rushed for 426 yards and four touchdowns.
Titus Booker put up his second straight performance of over 300 rushing yards and five touchdowns, as Grayslake North (Ill.) defeated Prairie Ridge 47-27. Booker totaled a school record 359 yards on 26 carries, breaking the mark he shattered the previous week. Booker has rushed for 987 yards and 12 touchdowns this year.
Austin Dorris led a powerful Shadyside (Ohio) offensive attack that took down Toronto 33-6. Dorris rushed for 193 yards and three touchdowns on 16 attempts, while adding 32 passing yards on 3-of-6 throwing. The play of the night was Dorris’ 74-yard touchdown run.
Leon Thornton caught three passes for 39 yards and a touchdown as Montini (Ill.) dominated Leo 56-6 on Friday. Thornton has 24 receptions for 358 yards and seven touchdowns in his senior season.
Nick Westbrook wasn’t heavily featured in the Lake Mary (Fla.) run-heavy game plan on Friday, but the team still pulled off a tough 28-21 victory against Seminole.
Omari Stringer and the Crete-Monee (Ill.) defense didn’t allow for an offensive point on Friday, as they walloped Rich South 50-2.
Jacob Robinson anchored a Westfield (Ind.) defensive line that controlled the line of scrimmage for the majority of the game Friday, as they took down Brownsburg 35-21. Westfield only allowed 69 rushing yards on 27 carries, an average of 2.6 yards per rush.
Joe Belden, who suffered a knee injury two weeks ago, looked healthy while recording six tackles and a quarterback hurry as Avon (Ind.) defeated Fishers 36-26.
Hunter Littlejohn and the Olentangy Liberty (Ohio) offensive line helped clinch a 22-21 win over Upper Arlington. The Olentangy Liberty offense totaled 411 yards, 230 of those coming on the ground, in the victory.
Brandon Knight and the Noblesville (Ind.) offensive line made way for 165 rushing yards and 122 yards through the air on Friday, although it was not enough as they fell to Chatard 24-14.
Simon Stepaniak and the Ross (Ohio) offensive line dominated the line of scrimmage, bringing them to a 35-14 defeat of Edgewood.