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.
This week’s action was highlighted by another big performance on the ground, as one recruit has averaged over 300 yards in the last three weeks.
Titus Booker put up another impressive outing, rushing for 287 yards and four touchdowns on 15 attempts, although Grayslake North (Ill.) fell to Crystal Lake Central, 37-34. Booker also recorded two tackles while playing cornerback. In his last three games, Booker is averaging 322.7 rushing yards per contest and has reached the end zone 14 times.
Tommy Stevens led Indianapolis (Ind.) Decatur Central with 225 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries, as the Hawks flew past Greenwood, 34-0. Through the air, Stevens added 32 yards and a touchdown on 3-of-5 passing. In seven games, Stevens has 20 total touchdowns and is 72 yards shy of 2,000 all-purpose yards.
Austin Dorris didn’t play much in a Shadyside (Ohio) 50-0 blowout against Beallsville, but in his short time on the field, Dorris rushed for 57 yards and a touchdown to go along with 65 passing yards and two touchdowns.
Leon Thornton grabbed four receptions for 76 yards, an average of 19 yards per reception, and added a touchdown, as Montini (Ill.) defeated St. Joseph’s 49-7. Thornton has eight receiving touchdowns and one rushing touchdown on the season.
Nick Westbrook recorded 14 receptions for 179 yards in a Lake Mary (Fla.) 45-41 victory over Lake Brantley. In all five games this season, Westbrook has earned over 100 receiving yards, while scoring six touchdowns.
Joe Belden recorded five tackles, three solo, as Avon (Ind.) took down Westfield 23-6. For the season, Belden has 35 total tackles, 19 of them solo, as well as five tackles for a loss and two sacks.
Jacob Robinson was on the losing end of the battle between IU commits, as the Westfield (Ind.) defensive end didn’t receive much help offensively in the 23-6 loss to Avon.
Omari Stringer and the Crete-Monee (Ill.) defense had a dominant performance, but it wasn’t enough as it fell to Bloom Township 8-7 in a defensive battle.
Hunter Littlejohn anchored an Olentangy Liberty (Ohio) offensive line that helped put up 192 rushing yards and 116 passing yards, defeating Marysville 23-13.
Brandon Knight and Noblesville (Ind.) struggled to get the offense rolling on Friday, as they totaled only 210 yards in a loss to Hamilton Southern 16-7.
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