Friday Night Sites

Sidney Glover's Warren Harding H.S. team turned in a spirited defensive effort in a big win, Matt Ernest produced a huge defensive play in a 42-41 victory, and all of IU's eight verbal commits were in action Friday night. Find out how their teams did and how IU recruits played individually...

Dane Conwell, LB, Pittsburgh (Penn.) Upper St. Clair H.S. – Upper St. Clair improved to 5-0 with a 38-7 win Baldwin H.S. No stats were available from the game.

Max Dedmond, TE, Evansville (Ind.) Central H.S. – Evansville Central (7-0) made short work of Evansville Memorial, opening a 41-0 halftime lead and cruising to a 63-7 victory. Central was led by quarterback Chris Owen who completed 14-of-18 passes for 225 yards and six touchdowns, including one to Dedmond. The second-ranked team in the state in Class 4A, Central clinched at least a share of the conference title with the win.

Matt Ernest, WR, Crown Point (Ind.) H.S. – Surprisingly, it was a big play from Ernest on defense and not offense that helped preserve a dramatic 42-41 win for Crown Point (7-0) over LaPorte (5-2) Friday night. With Crown Point holding onto a one-point lead, Ernest broke up a two-point conversion attempt with :54.6 remaining to keep Crown Point unbeaten. Ernest also had a 16-yard touchdown reception on offense.

Sidney Glover, S, Warren G. Harding (Ohio) H.S. – Harding used a strong defensive effort to shut out Ursuline 14-0 and pick up its second straight win. Ursuline entered the game ranked No. 9 in the state in District IV. No statistics were available.

Darius Johnson, LB, Highland Park (Mich.) Community H.S. – Johnson carried 18 times for 84 yards and added seven tackles and an interception on defense to lead Highland Park (6-0) to an 18-7 win over Carlson H.S. The win over Carlson was easily the closest game for Highland Park this season, as they've now out-scored their six foes by a combined 254-35. Johnson, meanwhile, has rushed 61 times for 636 yards (10.4/carry) and nine touchdowns.

Tyler Replogle, LB, Centerville (Ohio) H.S. - Centerville improved to 4-2 with a 38-24 win over Beavercreek. Replogle led the defensive effort, totaling 13 tackles in a game that was played in front of 7,000 spectators.

Teddy Schell, QB, Barrington (Ill.) H.S. – Schell threw for three touchdowns to guide Barrington (4-2) to a 41-7 win over Palatine. Schell attempted only seven passes in the game by completed six for 157 yards and the three touchdowns.

Zach Walker, RB, Plantation (Fla.) H.S. - Walker carried 13 times for 79 yards but it wasn't nearly enough as Plantation was whipped by South Plantation 42-20. The game was tied 14-14 at half before South Plantation answered with four second-half touchdowns to blow the contest open. Top Stories