Friday Night Roundup

High school football season returned to a few more states this weekend. With that, some more Northwestern commits were in action this weekend. Get a look at how each player fared under the lights.

Malin Jones, RB—Joliet Catholic: Jones and the Hilltoppers moved to 2-0 with an easy 42-0 victory over Notre Dame. Jones finished the game with two rushing touchdowns and a receiving score while compiling 123 all-purpose yards.

Kenton Playko, OL—Olentangy (OH) HS: One week after a win over their cross-town rival, Kenton Playko and the Olentangy Braves took a big step back, losing 46-6 to Hayes High School.

Ian Park, Jack Schwaba—Upper Saint Claire (PA) HS: Northwestern's two high school teammate commits were part of a big week one win. Park, Schwaba, and the state's second-ranked team put up a 35-0 lead at halftime, then called off the dogs in the end. They would finish with a 49-0 rout over Shaler High School.

Joseph Jones, RB,DB—Plano (IL) HS: Jones wasn't used much, but still made an impact. He would finish with 89 yards and a touchdown on just three carries. In total, Plano ran just 20 offensive plays in their 42-0 win over Seneca High School. On defense, Jones finished with seven tackles.

Dean Lowry, DE—Rockford Boylan (IL) HS: The Titans advanced their record to 2-0 with a 41-7 win over Harlem High School. NU commit Dean Lowry finished the game with three sacks. This was Boylan's 39th consecutive conference win.

Dan Vitale, TE—Wheaton Warrenville South (IL) HS: It's hard to believe, but perennial power Wheaton Warrenville South is now 0-2. The Tigers had a 26-game winning streak entering the season, but lost to Glenbard West in week one and fell to top-ranked Maine South, 13-9.

Connor Mahoney, DT—Malvern Prep (PA) School: It was a tough one for Mahoney and Malvern Prep. Their six-point lead diminished late in the game. The Ridley Raiders tied the game on a reverse. The extra point was the difference in the outcome. Malvern lost by a score of 21-20. Mahoney's highlight came on a blocked field goal, which was returned for a touchdown.

Adam DePietro, OL—Lancaster Catholic (PA) HS: Adam DePietro was a big part of Lancaster Catholic's thrilling overtime win over Trinity. A late field goal helped Lancaster send the game to overtime. The Crusaders scored first in overtime. As Trinity was trying to score on their possession, DePietro punched the ball loose and a Lancaster defender fell on the football. They would take it, 36-29.

Chris Fitzpatrick, LS—Anderson County (KY) HS: The Anderson County Bearcats earned their first victory of the season, beating Lincoln County by a count of 42-7.

Greg Kuhar, DT—St. Edward (OH) HS: The nation's second-ranked team walked to a 47-6 victory over Penn Hills. Kuhar and the Eagle defense delivered another gem. However, they will be challenged next week with a matchup against Ohio power Cardinal Mooney High School.

Jaylen Prater, LB—Wellston (OH) HS: Prater and the Golden Rockets earned their first win of the season with a hard-fought 13-7 victory over Minford High School.

Terrance Brown, S—Los Alamitos (CA) HS: Northwestern's newest commit was part of a blowout victory in week one. Los Alamitos routed Norwalk, 70-14. Running back Cody Paul rushed for more than 100 yards and three touchdowns. Brown had an interception in the win.

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