Notable pledge performances
***Denotes playoff action RB Josh Adams (Warringon, Pa., Central Bucks South) - DNP due to an ankle injury suffered the week before. It's still unknown as to if Adams will play this week. ***LB Josh Barajas (Merrillville, Ind. Andrean) - Andrean remains undefeated (11-0) beating Martian 56-21 to advance to the Indiana 3-A sectional championship against Calumet New Tech. ***LB Asmar Bilal (Indianapolis, Ind. Ben Davis) - Bilal suffered a mild concussion and was forced out of action in Ben Davis' 34-27 win over Avon, but he expects to return this week in the Indiana 6-A regional championship against Warren Central. ***WR Miles Boykin (New Lenox, Ill., Providence Catholic) - DNP as Providence Catholic easily beat Quincy 45-8 in the first round of playoffs. CB Nick Coleman (Kettering, Ohio, Alter) - 16 carries for 60 yards; two tackles in 42-21 win over Chaminade-Julienne LB Te'Von Coney (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., High) - 37-yard interception return for touchdown in 23-17 loss to Wellington CB Shaun Crawford (Lakeside, Ohio, St. Edward) - 98-yard kickoff return for touchdown; seven receptions for 127 yards and one touchdown; one interception in 41-10 win over St. Ignatius ***DT Micah Dew-Treadway (Bolingbrook, Ill, High) - Bolingbrook defeated Bloom 35-0 in the first round of playoffs. CB Nicco Fertitta (Las Vegas, Nev., Bishop Gorman) - One interception in 49-0 win over Palo Verde WR Jalen Guyton (Allen, Texas, High) - Seven receptions for 210 yards and two touchdowns in 70-41 win over Plano West WR C.J. Sanders (Sherman Oaks, Calif., Notre Dame) - Three receptions in 14-10 loss to Alemany DT Elijah Taylor (Cincinnati, Ohio, Moeller) - Four tackles in 17-14 win over Louisville Trinity ***DT Brandon Tiassum (Indianapolis, Ind., Park Tudor) - Eight tackles and one sack in 41-0 loss Cardinal Ritter LB Bo Wallace (River Ridge, La., John Curtis Christian) - Six tackles in 35-0 win over De La Salle CB Ashton White (Forestville, Md., Bishop McNamara) - 11 tackles in 49-20 loss to Gonzaga QB Brandon Wimbush (Jersey City, N.J., St. Peter's Prep) - 10-of-13 for 281 yards and two touchdowns; 45-yard touchdown run in 69-0 win over North Bergen... Wimbush has completed 76 percentage of his passes on the season (113-of-148 for 2,066 yards, 24 touchdowns, one interception) ***2016 OT Trevor Ruhland (Cary, Ill., Cary Grove) - Cary Grove defeated Niles North 52-14 in the first round of playoffs.
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