Primarily held in check by a determined rush defense, Anderson gained 62 yards on 16 carries on a very muddy playing surface on Friday night. The Scout.com four-star prospect displayed his usual difficult to stop running style and had a couple of key long runs in the second half that helped fuel the Tigers comeback attempt. The Mr. Football candidate has rushed for nearly 800 yards and 14 touchdowns on the season and has an additional 100 yards and a score receiving.
Beaumont's performance against the Tigers has been well documented. The Scout.com four-star prospect totaled more than 140 yards and scored each of Male's touchdown in the win. An elusive runner, Beaumont also totaled over 90 yards on two kick off returns. The U of L verbal commit, who also had a stellar night on defense recording five tackles and two pass break ups, further strengthened his case for Kentucky's Mr. Football award.
Despite playing behind All-State back Victor Anderson, 'Duece' Finch has compiled impressive stats for a sophomore. Finch had five carries for 20 yards against the Bulldogs, upping his season total to nearly 400 yards.
The senior quarterback has many of the same qualities that made his father John Gainey a standout cornerback at Louisville from 1986-90. Gainey has great feet, vision and speed, plus a pretty decent arm. Gainey is one of the top signal-callers in the state with more than 1,200 yards and 15 touchdowns through the air. He has also rushed for an additional 370 yards and 4 scores.
A Scout.com Top 100 Junior that seems to improve with each outing. Against St.X Heyman totaled at least five tackles and had a crucial pass break up in the end zone during the third quarter that helped stop a scoring threat. While he could eventually play along the defensive line like his brother Earl at U of L, Dexter often plays in the Bulldogs pass coverage team.
Schmitt entered the rivalry game third on the team in tackles and served as the only defensive captain for the Tigers. The senior had a solid second half and played a key role in keeping the high-scoring Male offense in check for the games final two quarters. He totaled four tackles in the game, with two stops for a loss.
Obvious good size with continually improving techniques, Sam Webb plays on both sides of the ball for the Bulldogs. On Friday he collected a few stops from the tackle position, while also performing well along the offensive front.
Louisville Male head coach Bob Redman described Williams as, "a Division I athlete for sure," and the super-quick athlete continues to live up to those words. Due to his very deceptive speed, Williams is a threat to go the distance whenever the ball is in his hands. His 630 receiving yards is among the top five in the state, while his 30 yards per catch average is the best in the Bluegrass. Williams ran for 22 yards on 2 carries, had one reception for 10 yards and completed a pass for an additional 22 yards in the win against St.X.
Playing for a usually run dominated program, Zoeller is a quarterback that performs well under pressure. Facing of the state's top defensive squads on Friday night, Zoeller displayed a dangerous and accurate arm, while also proving to be a threat with his legs. The junior threw three touchdown passes, while running for another in the overtime loss.