The stars shine

Michael Ford turned in another outstanding effort last week and several other LSU commitments and prospects of interest turned in big performances as well. Here is a look at some stats and a roundup from last week's action.

LSU Commitments

 

Leesville running back Michael Ford turned in his best performance to date, carrying the ball 37 times for a school-record 443 yards with six touchdowns in the Wampus Cats 42-15 win over Tioga. In the first half alone, Ford rushed for 218 yards and four scores.

 

On the season, Ford moved his totals to 2,447 yards and 25 touchdowns.

 

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Cypress Ridge signal caller Russell Shepard showed off his dual threat abilities once again, piling up 286 yards and six touchdowns in the Rams 48-41 win over Langham Creek. Shepard completed 8-of-11 passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing 24 times for 148 yards and four scores.

 

Shepard has accumulated 1,453 yards and 16 touchdowns on 89-of-142 passing. On the ground, Shepard moved over the century mark, totaling 1,081 yards and 17 touchdowns.

               

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Tupelo quarterback Chris Garrett returned to action in a big way after a two-week absence resulting from lingering effects of a concussion suffered against South Panola. Garrett threw for 379 yards and three touchdowns in the Wave's 45-34 loss to Olive Branch. Garrett also rushed for a pair of touchdowns on the evening.

               

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Navasota running back Dexter Pratt kept the Rattlers undefeated season alive against Madisonville, totaling four touchdowns in the 54-21 victory. Pratt has accounted for 24 scores on the season.

               

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Rayville wide receiver and LSU commitment Kenny Bell caught five passes for 65 yards in a 55-14 win over Shreveport-Booker T. Washington.

 

Bell finished the regular season with 38 receptions for 724 yard and six touchdowns.

               

 

2009 Prospects

 

Bastrop quarterback Rueben Randle completed 5-of-8 through the air for 90 yards with a touchdown in a 47-14 win over Carroll. He also rushed five times for 79 yards and two scores.

 

On the season, Randle has completed 108-of-193 passes for 1,397 yards and 14 touchdowns. On the ground, he has 579 yards and nine more scores.

               

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Escambia running back Trent Richardson rushed 16 times for 106 yards and a touchdown in a 31-10 loss to Florida-powerhouse Pine Forest.

 

Richardson fell just short of the 2,000-yard mark on the season, closing out his senior campaign with a total of 1,955 yards on the ground.

               

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Plant High tight end Orson Charles caught four passes for 40 yards and carried the ball once for three yards in the Panthers 30-7 win over Jefferson. Defensively, Charles made three solo tackles and recovered a fumble, which he returned for a touchdown.

 

On the season, the 4-star tight end has pulled in 41 passes for 918 yards and 13 touchdowns.

               

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Morris Claiborne completed 20-of-38 passes for 229 yards in Fair Park's 31-7 loss to Minden Friday night. Claiborne also led the way on the ground, rushing for 133 yards on 23 carries.

 

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Andre Debose carried the ball four times for 65 yards, threw the ball once for sixteen yards and hauled in two catches for 19 yards in Sanford's 34-0 win over Winter Springs. Ray Ray Armstrong completed 6-of-13 passing for 54 yards while carrying the ball eight times for 45 yards and a touchdown. Dyron Dye recovered a fumble, returning it 16 yards for the score.

 

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Josh Johns recorded nine tackles, including two for a loss, an interception and a pair of pass break ups in Central's 17-14 win over Catholic Friday night. The victory gave Central a share of the district title.

           

 

2010 Prospects

 

Lache Seastrunk carried the ball 15 times for 123 yards and a touchdown in Temple's 42-14 win over Shoemaker.

 

On the season, Seastrunk has carried the ball for 1,376 yards and 14 touchdowns.

 

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Trovon Reed completed 6-of-9 passes for 175 yards and three scores in Thibodaux's 62-33 win over Terrebonne.

               

 

2011 Prospects

 

Kenny Hilliard carried the ball 39 times for 313 yards and six touchdowns in Patterson's 68-34 win over Franklin.

 

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Redemptorist running back Jeremy Hill ran for a game-high 117 yards on six carries and scored two touchdowns in the Wolves’ 28-14 victory over Parkview Baptist. He scored on a 12-yard tote and then sealed the game with an 89-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.


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