Friday Night Sites

Bloomington - Eight members of IU's 2009 recruiting class had their season opening games last night, and Edward Wright-Baker, Lawrence Barnett, Nick Zachery and Dusty Kiel were among those who had big games. One recruit, though, did go down with an injury...

Lawrence Barnett, CB, Ft. Wayne Bishop Luers – Barnett had a tough opening night, and it didn't have anything to do with the score. Barnett injured his left ankle in a 24-0 over Northrop and there's no update yet on the seriousness of the injury. Before getting injured, Barnett caught a 68-yard touchdown pass on offense and helped anchor a defense that surrendered only 13 total yards in its season opener.

Ted Bolser, TE, Cincinnati, Ohio (Indian Hill) – Indian Hill raced to a 34-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 44-7 season-opening win over Ross H.S. Bolser's statistics were unavailable. Indian Hill quarterback Bo Cordell had a huge game, completing 26-of-33 passes for 510 yards and five touchdowns.

Dimitrius Carr, LB, Chicago (Ill.) Mt. Carmel H.S. – Mt. Carmel gets to open its season in a special way when it faces Curie H.S. at Chicago's Soldier Field at 10 a.m. Aug. 30. Mt. Carmel is coming off a 12-1 season a year ago that ended with a 28-21 loss to Glenbard North H.S. in the semifinals of the IHSA state playoffs.

Charles Chapman, OT, Carleton (Mich.) Airport H.S. –Airport H.S. plays its season opener Aug. 29 when it hosts Temperance Bedford H.S.

Jamonne Chester, WR, Redford (Mich.) Covenant H.S. – Covenant's season opener is Aug. 29 against Detroit Allen H.S.

Mitch Ewald, K, Aurora, Ill. (Waubonsie Valley) – Waubonsie Valley opens its regular season Aug. 29.

Jeremy Gainer, LB, Livonia (Mich.) Clarenceville H.S. – Gainer's team gets its season underway on the first day Michigan high schools are allowed to play – Thursday, Aug. 28 – when its plays at Detroit University Prep.

Dusty Kiel, QB, Columbus East – Columbus East got its season off to fast start with a 52-0 win over Greenwood Friday night in Columbus. Kiel led the way, completing 14-of-24 passes for 204 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed for 26 yards on six carries. Dusty is only seven touchdowns away from tying his brother Drew's school record for touchdown throws.

Pat McShane, OT, Cuyahoga Falls (Ohio) Walsh Jesuit H.S. – Walsh Jesuit opened its season with an impressive 48-14 win over defending Division III state-runner-up Newark Licking Valley H.S.

Adam Replogle, DT, Centerville (Ohio) H.S. – Replogle did it on both sides of the ball to help Centerville to a 42-14 season-opening win over Lakota East Thursday night. In addition to anchoring his team's defensive effort during its appearance in the high-profile Skyline Chili Crosstown Showdown that opened the high school season in Ohio, Replogle also scored a touchdown on a three-yard second quarter run as part of Centerville's "Big Boy" goal line package. An estimated crowd of 7,000 watched the game and it was also televised on FSN Ohio.

Colin Rodkey, OL, Monroeville (Penn.) Gateway H.S. – Gateway's season gets underway Aug. 29 when it faces Penn Hills H.S. Gateway is coming off an 11-2 season a year ago.

Kenny Watkins, CB, Bloomfield (Mich.) Brother Rice H.S. – The nation's 101st ranked corner will get his season underway Aug. 30 when Brother Rice squares off against Oak Park H.S.

Duwyce Wilson, WR, Columbus East – Wilson caught five passes for 65 yards and a touchdown in Columbus East's 52-0 win over Greenwood. Columbus East is legitimate state title contender this season, ranked No. 2 in the Class 4A preseason poll.

Edward Wright-Baker, QB, Jeffersonville – Defending Class 4A state champion Evansville Reitz topped Jeffersonville for the 17th time in the last 18 years, winning 34-33. Wright-Baker completed 16-of-32 passes for 228 yards and one interception, and also scored on runs of 31 and six yards.

Nick Zachery, QB/ATH, Sheridan – Zachery ran for three touchdowns and scored a fourth on a 62-yard interception return to lead Sheridan to a 55-28 win over Western Boone. Zachery carried 10 times for 125 yards, scoring on runs of 37, 70, and seven yards. He also completed only 1-of-3 passes for 18 yards and had one interception for Sheridan, which is ranked No. 1 in Class A and has now won 37 consecutive games. Top Stories