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Read about tailback Cortez Smith (pictured) leading Cass Tech H.S. to a second straight win; quarterback Adam Follett throwing for three scores; wide receiver Tandon Doss having another big game; and much more in this week's look at how IU's recruiting class fared over the weekend...

Larry Black, DT, Wyoming (Ohio) H.S. – Wyoming got 166 yards rushing and two touchdowns from Cameron Boyd and cruised to a 42-8 win over Madiera to improve to 6-1.

Shane Covington, RB/WR, Milwaukee (Wis.) Riverside H.S. – Riverside faces Milwaukee Vincent on Saturday at noon. Riverside is 3-3 on the year and has won three out of its last four.

Marc Damisch, OL, Buffalo Grove (Ill.) H.S. – Buffalo Grove headed into Friday night's game knowing it has to win its final three games of the regular season to get to the postseason, and they took the first step with a 27-14 win over winless Hersey H.S. Buffalo grove improved to 3-4 overall and 2-1 in the conference with the win and must beat Rolling Meadowns and Prospect in the final two weeks to advance to the postseason.

Tandon Doss, WR, Indianapolis (Ind.) Ben Davis H.S. - Doss rushed for 155 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries and the Ben Davis offense piled up 331 yards on the ground in its 38-21 win over Lawrence North. Doss scored both of his touchdowns in the second quarter, helping Benn Davis to a 21-7 halftime lead. Doss has 120 carries for 905 yards this year and also has 31 receptions for 441 yards and has totaled 14 touchdowns.

Adam Follett, QB, Alma (Mich.) Senior H.S. – Follett threw for 166 yards and three touchdowns to help Alma H.S. to a 34-28 double overtime win over Ovid-Elsie to improve to 7-0 and wrap up its first Tri-Valley Central Conference Championship since 1978. Follett completed 13-of-21 passes and also had one interceptions. In seven games, Follett is 73-of-148 for 1,134 yards, 13 touchdowns and six interceptions.

Alex Hunt, RB, Buford (Ga.) H.S. – Six different runners combined for 146 rushing yards in the first half alone, and Buford cruised to a 47-6 win over Decatur. Buford improved to 6-0 and has now won each of its six games by at least 27 points, and has outscored its five foes 275-32. Hunt's stats were unavailable. Will Matte, OL, Wheaton (Ill.) Warrenville South H.S. -. Tailback Peter Jarrett ran for 105 yards and two scores while quarterback Michael Piatkowski threw for 153 yards and another two scores as third-ranked Warrenville South topped Wheaton North 32-20. With the win, Warrenville South picked up its 21st straight win overall and improved to 7-0 and 5-0 in the DuPage Valley Conference.

Mick Mentzer, DT, Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Bishop Dwenger H.S. – Dwenger whipped previously unbeaten Ft. Wayne Snider 32-13 to improve to 8-0 and win its first Summit Athletic Conference title in 11 years. Dwenger was led by Notre Dame-bound wideout John Goodman, who plays quarterback for his prep team. Goodman threw for 162 yards and a score, rushed for 47 yards and a touchdown, and also had an 83-yard touchdown reception.

Justin Pagan, OL, Chicago (Ill.) St. Patrick H.S. – St. Patrick dropped its third in a row, falling to Benet H.S. 23-20 to slip to 2-5.

Peter St. Fort, DB, Naples (Fla.) – Golden Gate H.S. – Late in the third quarter Golden Gate quarterback Mike Spano hooked up with IU recruiting target J.D. Woods for a 70-yard touchdown to put Golden Gate up 7-0, but then the lightning came. After a two-hour delay due to lightning, Golden Gate's game against North Ft. Myers was suspended with Golden Gate leading 7-0. The game's final 8:41 will be completed today at 1 p.m.

Chad Sherer, LB/S, Arcadia (Ind.) Hamilton Heights H.S. – In a contest that likely determined the Mid-Indiana Conference championship, Hamilton Heights topped Western 27-24 for its sixth straight win. The two teams entered the game as the only 5-0 teams in the conference, but Hamilton Heights emerged victorious despite playing without an injured Sherer. On the year, Sherer has 123 carries for 848 yards and 16 touchdowns to go along with the one touchdown reception and one kickoff return for a score.

Nick Sliger, DT, Fishers (Ind.) Hamilton SE H.S. – Hamilton SE suffered a surprising 28-25 loss to Harrison. Sliger's squad headed into the game ranked No. 8 in the state with a 6-1 record and was in the lead in the Hoosier Crossroads Conference, but Harrison (2-6) got 182 rushing yards from tailback Bowdie Linsenmeyer to spring the upset. Harrison piled up 282 yards on the ground against the Hamilton Southeastern's defense.

Cortez Smith, RB, Detroit (Mich.) Cass Tech H.S. – Cass Tech posted its second straight win, topping Detroit Central H.S. 28-0. Smith played a big part in the win, rushing 12 times for 86 yards and a touchdown on offense, and adding three tackles and one fumble recovery on defense. A week ago, Smith led Cass Tech to a 13-7 win over Southeastern H.S. by rushing for 101 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries.

Marquelo Suel, WR, Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Harding H.S. - Concordia's Jake Owens threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Concordia to a 34-24 win over Marquelo Suel and Ft. Wayne Harding. The loss dropped Class 2A No. 3 Harding to 5-3. Suel's stats were unavailable.

A.J. Thompson, DT, Lakeland (Fla.) Kathleen H.S. – The ninth-ranked team in the state in Class 3A, Kathleen H.S. captured its fifth consecutive district title with a 37-21 win over Ridge Community H.S. Thompson and the Kathleen defense limited Ridge to 135 total yards while handing Ridge its first loss of the season. Lakeland Kathleen, meanwhile, improved to 5-1.

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