Friday Night Sites

Find out which members of IU's 2008 football recruiting class are still alive in the playoffs in this week's version of Friday Night Sites...

Larry Black, DT, Wyoming (Ohio) H.S. – Wyoming was upset by Clinton-Massie 29-28 in double overtime last week in the playoffs, ending Wyoming's season at 8-3.

Shane Covington, RB/WR, Milwaukee (Wis.) Riverside H.S. – Riverside's stay in the Division I playoffs was a brief one as they fell to Green Bay Preble 28-0 in the first round, ending their season at 6-4.

Marc Damisch, OL, Buffalo Grove (Ill.) H.S. – Buffalo Grove ended its season at 4-5 and didn't qualify for the playoffs.

Tandon Doss, WR, Indianapolis (Ind.) Ben Davis H.S. - Doss' senior season came to a close as Ben Davis (7-4) lost to No. 1 Pike (11-0) 20-12, in the sectional. Doss did his part, rushing for 100 yards on 22 carries and adding another 30 yards on three receptions. Doss finished his senior season with 177 carries for 1,171 yards and also had 36 receptions for 535 yards and totaled 17 touchdowns.

Adam Follett, QB, Alma (Mich.) Senior H.S. – Alma saw its perfect season come to an end with a 46-35 loss to Marine City. Alma closed its season at 11-1, while Marine City (11-1) advanced in the playoffs. Follett completed 13-of-24 passes for 178 yards and two touchdowns but had three interceptions and a fumble in the loss. Two of those turnovers came in the fourth quarter when Alma was trying to battle back for the win. On the year, Follett finished 120-of-242 for 1,964 yards, 20 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.

Alex Hunt, RB, Buford (Ga.) H.S. - Buford lost its starting quarterback Twoey Hosch to a foot injury in the first quarter, but still went on to win the regional with a 21-0 road decision over Lovett H.S. Buford improved to 10-0, while Lovett dropped to 8-2. The top-ranked team in the state, Buford has now won each of its 10 games by at least 21 points, and has outscored its foes 465-46. Hunt's stats were unavailable. Will Matte, OL, Wheaton (Ill.) Warrenville South H.S. - Wheaton Warrenville South (11-0) takes on Morgan Park (10-1) in a Class 7A quarterfinal Saturday night. WWS enters the game ranked No. 1 in the state, while Morgan Park is ranked No. 2.

Mick Mentzer, DT, Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Bishop Dwenger H.S. – Class 4A No. 1 Bishop Dwenger (12-0) hosts Jennings County today at 7 p.m. in the regional. A week ago, Dwenger won the sectional with a 52-20 win over DeKalb.

Justin Pagan, OL, Chicago (Ill.) St. Patrick H.S. – St. Patrick (3-6) didn't qualify for the postseason.

Peter St. Fort, DB, Naples (Fla.) – Golden Gate H.S. – Golden Gate H.S. (5-5) won its season finale 34-0 over Estero to play its way into a tiebreaker for the playoffs, but lost to Ely 15-0 in the Monday tiebreaker to end its shot at the playoffs.

Chad Sherer, LB/S, Arcadia (Ind.) Hamilton Heights H.S. - Hamilton Heights (8-3) finished its season with a 13-10 loss to No. 3 Bishop Chatard last weekend. Sherer had 182 carries for 1,060 yards and 20 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. – One week after knocking off four-time defending state champion Warren Central, Hamilton Southeastern's season came to a close with a 13-6 loss to No. 1 Pike in the regional. Hamilton Southeastern managed only two second-half field goals and 185 yards of total offense. Hamilton SE finished the season 10-3. Sliger's stats were unavailable.

Cortez Smith, RB, Detroit (Mich.) Cass Tech H.S. – Cass Tech closed its season two weeks ago with a 21-14 win over Renaissance H.S. to finish the year 5-4. On the season, Smith carried 150 times for 943 yards and five touchdowns while also catching six passes for 109 yards and another score. He rushed for at least 100 yards in seven of Cass Tech's nine games. Defensively, Smith had 31 tackles, one interception and one fumble recovery.

Marquelo Suel, WR, Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Harding H.S. - Suel's high school career came to an end in the first round of sectionals as Harding fell to third-ranked Fairfield 16-8.

A.J. Thompson, DT, Lakeland (Fla.) Kathleen H.S. – Lakeland (8-2) dropped its regular season finale to city rival Lakeland H.S. 21-17. Lakeland – which had its state-record 53-game winning streak snapped the previous week – fell behind 10-0 before battling back and knocking off the sixth-ranked Kathleen H.S. squad. Thompson's team starts its playoff run next weekend at home against Cocoa H.S.

Peegs.com Top Stories