Friday Night Lights

Throughout the high school football season, BuckeyeSports.com will be following the progress of Ohio State's football commitments along with some of the top prospects being tracked across the country.

OL Mike Adams and TE/WR Jake Stoneburner, Dublin (Ohio) Coffman – Stoneburner caught a 24-yard touchdown pass and Adams and the Coffman offensive line allowed running back Cliff Stoudt to run wild as the Shamrocks drilled host Reynoldsburg 36-0.

Stoudt ran for 224 yards and scored three touchdowns as the Shamrocks remained unbeaten. Coffman (9-0, 4-0) remains on top of the Ohio Capital Conference Buckeye Division.

K/P Ben Buchanan, Westerville (Ohio) Central – Buchanan made two field goals and all six of his extra-point attempts in a 54-10 win by the Warhawks at Worthington Thomas Worthington.

Buchanan erased an early 3-0 lead for Thomas Worthington with a 30-yard field goal. He later added a 24-yard field goal in a 17-point second quarter that helped the Warhawks (3-6, 3-1 Ohio Capital Conference Central Division) pull away.

OL Michael Brewster, Orlando (Fla.) Edgewater – Brewster and the Edgewater offensive line helped running back Jeremiah Schwartz run for 133 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-13 win over visiting Orlando Colonial.

Schwartz scored two of his three touchdowns in the game's first seven minutes to help Edgewater (6-1, 3-0 Class 6A, District 3) build a 21-0 lead.

The Eagles, who won their fifth straight, also got two touchdown runs from running back Dejuan Jacobs.

TE Nic DiLillo, Madison, Ohio – The Blue Streaks clinched at least a share of the Premier Athletic Conference crown with a 20-9 win at Eastlake North.

Running back Nick Yeager scored all three of Madison's touchdowns and also intercepted a pass on defense. Yeager ran for 135 yards on 25 carries and caught two passes for 116 yards.

The Blue Streaks (7-2, 4-0) can clinch the conference title outright with a win at Riverside Oct. 26.

DT Garrett Goebel, Lombard (Ill.) Montini Catholic – The Broncos fell for the first time this season in a showdown vs. Addison Driscoll.

Driscoll clinched the Suburban Catholic Conference with a 13-7 win over Montini. Driscoll quarterback David Schwabe threw for 157 yards and ran for 70 more.

Goebel and the Broncos defense did a good job of containing Driscoll's high-powered offense. Entering the contest, the Highlanders were averaging 40 points per game and 405 yards of total offense.

RB/LB Storm Klein (Junior), Newark (Ohio) Licking Valley – Klein scored three first-half touchdowns and starred on defense as Licking Valley clinched at least a share of the Mid-State League Ohio Division title with a shutout 32-0 victory vs. visiting Newark Catholic.

Klein ran for 194 yards on 23 carries and had four touchdowns, including a 17-yard touchdown run on a fourth-and-3 play with 5:33 left before halftime to help give the Panthers (8-1, 6-0) a 19-0 lead. Klein did go down with a lower leg injury in the first quarter, but he returned eight minutes later and scored a touchdown two plays after his return.

It was the 25th straight MSL-Ohio win for Licking Valley.

WR DeVier Posey, Cincinnati La Salle – Posey caught four passes for 53 yards and a touchdown, but visiting Columbus St. Francis DeSales dimmed La Salle's playoff hopes in a nonconference game.

The Lancers (4-5) fell 35-20 to unbeaten Division II power DeSales (9-0). La Salle had no answer for DeSales' option attack, which produced 466 yards of total offense, 412 on the ground.

OL J.B. Shugarts, Klein, Texas – Klein Forest stormed out to a 17-3 halftime lead and Klein's fourth-quarter rally fell short in a 19-17 loss.

The game-winning points for Klein Forest came on a safety in the third quarter. After Klein Forest punter Jacob Barker punted 58 yards to the Klein 2, Bearkat rusher C.J. Palmer was stopped in the end zone for two points.

Palmer led the Klein rushing attack with 64 yards on 20 carries. The Bearkats (6-2, 3-1) scored 14 fourth-quarter points, but it was not enough.

MLB Andrew Sweat, Washington (Pa.) Trinity – The Hillers rebounded from a 35-14 loss the week before with a 50-14 win at Pittsburgh Keystone Oaks.

Trinity rushed for 415 yards and had four touchdown runs of more than 50 yards in the win. The Hillers (5-3, 3-2 Big Seven Conference) clinched a berth in the Class AAA playoffs for the third straight season.

RB Lamaar Thomas, Fort Washington (Md.) Friendly – The latest verbal commitment to OSU scored two touchdowns in a 45-0 win over visiting Capital Heights Fairmont Heights.

Thomas rushed for 81 yards on six carries and caught a 6-yard touchdown pass in the win.

The Patriots (7-0) have not allowed a point since Sept. 15 – a span of five games – and have allowed only 24 points all season.

RB/LB Devoe Torrence, Massillon (Ohio) Washington – The Tigers won their third straight with a 69-13 win over visiting Cincinnati Western Hills.

Massillon scored 21 points in both the first and second quarter in the rout. The Tigers (5-4) scored on their first play from scrimmage on a K.J. Herring run.

DE/LB/FB/HB Nathan Williams, Washington Court House (Ohio) Miami Trace – Williams pounded host Hillsboro as a bruising fullback and scored three touchdowns in a 21-6 win by the Panthers.

Williams finished with 144 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries for Miami Trace (5-4, 4-1 South Central Ohio League). The Panthers can win a share of the league title with a victory over rival Washington Court House Oct. 27.

LB Jordan Whiting (Junior), Louisville (Ky.) Trinity – The Shamrocks crushed visiting Louisville Seneca, 55-3.

Whiting and the Trinity defense dominated, allowing only a first-quarter field goal. Tim Phillips led the Shamrocks (6-2, 3-0 Class 6-A, District Five) with 166 rushing yards and three scores.

Here is a look at several other prospects from around the country that Ohio State is tracking. All are seniors unless otherwise noted.

LB Shayne Hale, Monroeville (Pa.) Gateway – Hale pressured Pittsburgh Fox Chapel's quarterback Joe Donahoe throughout the game in Gateway's 57-7 rout.

Donahoe was sacked five times, and the Gators led 16-0 five minutes into the game and 50-0 at hafltime.

The Gators (7-1, 4-0 Quad East) won their seventh in a row and have outscored their last three foes by a combined score of 140-22.

CB Brendan Harris, Miami Booker T. Washington – The Tornadoes remained unbeaten with a 59-0 win at Davie Nova.

The Tornadoes drove 65 yards on seven plays for a touchdown on their first drive and never looked back. Harris caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from Torrence Moise.

WR Josh Jarboe, Ellenwood (Ga.) Cedar Grove – The Saints won their third in a row with a 53-6 victory over visiting Atlanta North Springs.

OL Josh Jenkins, Parkersburg, W.Va. – The Big Reds (8-1) rebounded from ending their 21-game winning streak with a 25-0 win at Charleston Capital.

Rusher Matt Lindamood followed Jenkins and the offensive line to a 160-yard effort with two touchdowns. Quarterback Andy Thomas ran for a touchdown and threw another.

DE Willie Mobley, Eden Prairie, Minn. – Mobley and the Eagles' defense held visiting Lakeville South to a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns in a 35-14 Eden Prairie victory.

Scott Lindner had two touchdown runs of 24 and 12 yards. Eden Prairie (8-0, 7-0 Lake Conference) led 28-0 at halftime.

QB Terrelle Pryor, Jeannette, Pa. – Pryor did a little bit of everything on senior night at McKee Stadium. The nation's top quarterback prospect completed 4 of 5 passes for 154 yards and two touchdowns and rushed three times for 70 yards and a touchdown as the Jayhawks rolled to a 77-6 victory over East Allegheny.

On defense, Pryor also recorded six tackles and one sack and intercepted one pass, returning it 8 yards.

LB Etienne Sabino, Miami Dr. Michael M. Krop – Sabino and the Lightning had an open week. They travel to North Miami Beach Oct. 27.

WR Cordale Scott, Cleveland Glenville – The Tarblooders gave head coach Ted Ginn Sr. a win in his 100th game – a 43-0 rout of Cleveland East.

Glenville (7-2, 6-0 Senate Athletic League) led 14-0 after the first quarter and 27-0 at halftime.

DT Justin Thompson, Torrance (Calif.) El Camino Junior College – Thompson had one solo tackle in a 44-14 win at Huntington Beach Golden West.

Twenty-one third-quarter points helped the Tigers pull away. Corey Surrency caught two touchdown passes in the quarter, hauling in 29- and 16-yard scores. He finished with 113 yards on five catches.

CB Charles Whitlock, Chester, S.C. – Whitlock had a hand in three offensive touchdowns in a 36-0 win over Columbia Dreher. Whitlock ran for a 3-yard score and threw two touchdown passes to Eugene McCaskill for 45 and 15 yards. Chester's defense held Dreher to 96 rushing yards and 38 passing yards. The Cyclones improved to 7-2 (4-0 Region 3-AAA).


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