Recruiting Roundup: Nov. 15

Sooners commits begin competition for state championships

Before action begins Saturday with the Sooners, here’s a quick look at how the Sooners’ current field of commits and their teams performed this week:

Rodney Anderson, RB, Katy High School – Katy will play Houston Westside on Saturday.

Dru Samia, OL, San Ramon Valley High School – San Ramon cruised past James Logan, 34-16, in the first round of the playoffs. The Wolves will play top-seeded De La Salle, who beat San Ramon Valley in September, next week. The road win Friday was San Ramon Valley’s first win against James Logan since 2011.

Cody Ford, OL, Pineville High School – After allowing a touchdown on the first play of the game – a 96-yard touchdown run – to Destrehan, nothing changed the rest of the way. Destrehan rolled 54-0 to end Pineville’s season.

Kenneth Mann, DE, Burleson High School – Thanks to 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter, Burleson advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a 34-21 victory against South Hills. Burleson won a playoffs game for the first time since 2008.

Tyrell Jacobs, DE, Archbishop Rummel High School – Undefeated Archbishop Rummel earned a first round bye in the Catholic League playoffs.

Dominique Hearne, OL, Lancaster High School – After jumping out to an early two-score lead and holding an advantage over South Oak Cliff for much of the night, Lancaster allowed a 35-yard touchdown pass with 37 seconds remaining in a 37-34 loss in the first round of the playoffs.

P.J. Mbanasor, CB, Hendrickson High School – In a run-dominated game, Mbanasor scored on a 50-yard fumble return after causing the fumble himself. The ultimate result was a 56-14 victory as Hendrickson rolled into the second round.

Marquise Overton, DT, Jenks High School – Jenks won its eighth straight game with a 41-7, first-round victory against Southmoore. Overton and the Trojans’ defense allowed only five first downs and 163 offensive yards.

Bobby Evans, OL, Allen High School – Undefeated Allen will play Keller Central on Saturday.

Will Sunderland, DB, Midwest City High School – The victims of an upset, Midwest City lost in overtime, 29-28, to Sand Springs, which won its first playoffs game since 1997. The Bombers went for a game-winning, two-point conversion in overtime but were stopped short.

Dalton Wood, TE, McAlester High School – Wood turned the ball over four times in the first quarter, he rebounded with his team in the second half for a 70-14 victory against Tulsa Edison in the first round of the playoffs. Wood finished with six rushing touchdowns as McAlester’s defense pitched a second-half shutout.


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