Friday Night Sites

Chad Sherer and Tandon Doss (pictured) both piled up more than 200 all-purpose yards while leading their teams to wins Friday night. Read about those games as well as how all of the rest of IU's recruiting class did in Friday night games in this week's edition of "Friday Night Sites"...

Larry Black, DT, Wyoming (Ohio) H.S. – Wyoming (3-1) got back on track with a 42-12 win over Taylor H.S. (0-4). Wyoming jumped to a 21-0 lead at the end of the first quarter and were never challenged. They were led by tailback Josh Bogan, who carried 12 times for 127 yards and three touchdowns.

Shane Covington, RB/WR, Milwaukee (Wis.) Riverside H.S. – What a difference a couple of weeks make. After being outscored 90-6 in its first two games, Riverside has won its last two by a combined 95-0. Friday, Covington quarterbacked Riverside (2-2) to a 40-0 win over Milwaukee Pulaski. Riverside's defense limited Pulaski to 63 total yards and three first downs in the win.

Marc Damisch, OL, Buffalo Grove (Ill.) H.S. – Fremd H.S. used some great field position to open a 21-0 halftime lead and held on for a 27-14 win over Buffalo Grove (1-3).

Tandon Doss, WR, Indianapolis (Ind.) Ben Davis H.S. – Doss finished with 228 yards of total offense to lead Ben Davis (3-2) to a 24-14 road victory over Terre Haute North (2-3). Doss rushed for 144 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries and added seven catches for 84 yards. Doss has 72 carries for 542 yards this year and also has 20 receptions for 333 yards and has totaled nine touchdowns.

Adam Follett, QB, Alma (Mich.) Senior H.S. – Follett completed 15-of-32 passes for 198 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another score to lead Alma (4-0) to a 41-7 win over Hemlock H.S. In four games games, Follett is 41-of-84 for 628 yards with seven touchdowns and four interceptions.

Alex Hunt, RB, Buford (Ga.) H.S. – The top-ranked team in Class AA, Buford steamrolled its third straight foe, whipping Avondale 63-6. Buford has outscored its first three foes 137-13. No statistics were available.

Will Matte, OL, Wheaton (Ill.) Warrenville South H.S. – The defending Illinois Class 8A state champions picked up their 18th straight win, but it wasn't easy. Trailing by six, Glenbard North H.S. moved the ball inside the WWS 15-yard line three times in the fourth quarter but were denied each time as WWS prevailed 13-7. Glenbard's last chance was denied with 1:06 remaining when a fourth-down pass play was broken up in the end zone.

Mick Mentzer, DT, Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Bishop Dwenger H.S. – After struggling to an eight-point win over Norwell a week ago, Bishop Dwenger (5-0) jumped to a 28-0 first-quarter lead and cruised to a 52-14 win over Elmhurst. Dwenger tailback rushed 14 times for 109 yards and four touchdowns.

Justin Pagan, OL, Chicago (Ill.) St. Patrick H.S. – St. Patrick H.S. (1-2) plays St. Joseph H.S. (0-3) on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

Peter St. Fort, DB, Naples (Fla.) – Golden Gate H.S. – Golden Gate (1-2) fell behind early, came back late, and then suffered a tough 21-20 loss to Barron Collier. Barron Collier jumped to a 14-0 lead before Golden Gate rallied for 20 straight points, capped by a 48-yard run by Junionel Martineau with 2:41 remaining in the game. But after Golden Gate missed the extra point, Barron Collier returned the ensuing kickoff for a 97-yard touchdown, converted the extra point, and escaped with the win.

Chad Sherer, LB/S, Arcadia (Ind.) Hamilton Heights H.S. – The IU-bound Sherer turned in a monster game in one half of football. Sherer carried 16 times for 164 yards and three touchdowns and added a 65-yard kickoff return for a score to guide Hamilton Heights (3-2) to a 43-0 halftime lead and eventually a 43-7 win over Eastern (0-5). Sherer scored on runs of 7, 16 and 10 yards and capped off his day with a 65-yard touchdown on a free kick after a safety. On the year, Sherer has 90 carries for 604 yards and 11 touchdowns to go along with the one kickoff return for a score.

Nick Sliger, DT, Fishers (Ind.) Hamilton SE H.S. – Hamilton SE played its third consecutive overtime game, beating Lafayette Jefferson H.S. 28-21 to improve to 4-1 and into a tie for first place in the Hoosier Crossroads Conference. Lafayette Jeff quarterback Timmy Fogarty compiled more than 300 yards of total offense, but was intercepted in overtime as Hamilton SE secured the win.

Cortez Smith, RB, Detroit (Mich.) Cass Tech H.S. – Cass Tech slipped to 1-3 with a 15-7 loss to Detroit Denby (3-1). Cass Tech's only score came on a five-yard touchdown run by Smith. Cass Tech's offense has struggled as of late, scoring only one offensive touchdown in the last two weeks and only three on the season.

Marquelo Suel, WR, Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Harding H.S. - The second-ranked team in the state in Class 2A, Harding slipped to 3-2 with a hard-fought 25-13 loss to the state's fifth-ranked Class 5A team, Ft. Wayne Snider (5-0), 25-13. Suel shined in defeat, rushing for 106 yards in the loss. That included a 47-yard touchdown run in the third quarter that cut the deficit to 18-13.

A.J. Thompson, DT, Marion (Ky.) Crittenden County H.S. – After getting outscored 161-13 in its first three games, Crittenden (0-4) suffered a heartbreaking 26-22 loss to Fulton City H.S. Fulton City tailback Daeron Williams rushed 20 times for 223 yards and three touchdowns, while Fulton City scored the game-ahead touchdown with 17 seconds remaining.

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