Another game, another record-setting performance for Corey Clement. He rushed for 236 yards on just 11 carries, scoring 5 touchdowns, in a 59-6 win over Salem. Clement has 5,164 yards for his career. Clement has rushed for 1,242 yards and 17 touchdowns this season averaging over 13 yards a carry.
Reggie Green also had an explosive performance over the weekend. Pitt's most recent commit threw for 92 yards and a touchdown on 3-of-4 passing, then did even more damage on the ground with 208 yards with 2 rushing scores. Green helped his Cranford (NJ) team to a 26-20 win over Scotch-Plains Fanwood, improving to 5-1 on the season.
Chris Blewitt's West Potomac (VA) teams we shut out 49-0 by Westfield. Despite no points, Chris Blewitt had one reception for 16 yards. For the season, Blewitt has kicked 6 field goals with another 20 extra-point attempts.
Michael Keir surpassed the 1,000-yard mark in passing for his senior season as Philadelphia (Pa.) Roman Catholic edged Springfield (Pa.) Cardinal O'Hara, 39-34, Saturday afternoon. Keir was on fire - he completed 12-of-17 passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns, raising his season totals to 70-of-109 for 1,046 yards and seven TDs. Keir also moved closer to the 4,000-yard career passing mark and presently sits at 3,778 yards and 33 touchdowns.
Philadelphia (Pa.) Imhotep Charter improved to 7-0 with a 47-12 rout of Philadelphia (Pa.) University City. Brandon Chatmon and the Panthers' defensive unit is allowing an average of five points per game, with four shutouts.
Jaryd Jones-Smith and Philadelphia (Pa.) West Catholic notched its fourth victory of the season - a 42-22 triumph over Philadelphia (Pa.) Archbishop Carroll. Jaryd Jones-Smith and the Burrs' offensive line helped to pave the way for a unit which saw junior back Greg White pile up 300 yards rushing and four touchdowns and sophomore Antwain McCollum throw for 127 yards and another touchdown. In each of its four victories, West Catholic has scored 40 or more points.
Matt Galambos rushed 13 times for 99 yards as Philadelphia (Pa.) Haverford School won for the fourth time in five games, 10-9, over Philadelphia (Pa.) Springside-Chestnut Hill Academy. Galambos has emerged as the Fords' leading rusher, with 427 yards on 66 carries over the team's last five games. Haverford is 4-3 overall.
Ryan Winslow converted 1-of-2 extra points, booted five punts of 40+ yards (with a long of 49) and also hit a 27-yard field goal as Wyndmoor (Pa.) LaSalle College High School fell in a Philadelphia Catholic League Saturday showdown against undefeated St. Joseph's Prep at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School. Winslow has now converted five field goals - two shy of his personal season best, seven, set in 2011.
Make it five in a row for Shakir Soto and Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) GAR Memorial - the Grenadiers claimed their fifth consecutive victory with a 35-0 blanking of Hanover Area Friday night, helping the team improve to 5-2 overall. Soto and the GAR O-line helped to pave the way for 379 yards (200 passing, 179 rushing) and the Grenadier defense didn't allow the Hawkeyes a single passing yard for the game and only 90 yards total.
Playing mostly on defense and special teams, Central Dauphin's Zayd Issah made some key impacts for defending PIAA AAAA champion Central Dauphin Saturday against conference rival Harrisburg, totaling six tackles, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt as the Rams rallied from a 21-7 deficit in the fourth quarter to win, 24-21, in overtime. He also rushed twice for 26 yards.
Aaron Reese and the Chambersburg Trojans mercy ruled Carlisle, 49-14, Friday night, to snap a three-game losing streak and improve to 4-3 overall. Reese helped to pave the way for a Trojan offensive effort which produced 530 yards (355 rushing, 175 passing), including a 200-yard and 100-yard rusher. Chambersburg scored seven offensive touchdowns (four rushing, three passing) in the rout.
Junior Joseph and the West Lawn (Pa.) Wilson defense used a late goal-line stand to preserve a narrow 14-7 victory over Lancaster Catholic Friday night at Rossmere Stadium in Lancaster County. The Bulldogs' Joseph came up with a key stop of Roman Clay on 3rd and goal and then Dominic Moyer got credit for the 4th down stop. Clay, meanwhile, didn't score a touchdown in the game for Catholic, but he did rush for 117 yards on 21 carries, boosting his season totals to 1,290 yards on 150 carries to go along with 16 touchdowns.
Monaca (Pa.) Central Valley got another three-touchdown game from senior star Robert Foster - his second three-touchdown game in as many weeks for the now 6-1 Warriors. Foster caught a 36-yard touchdown pass from Nathan Climo and added a pair of rushing touchdowns on plays of 4 and 14 yards. Teammate Jordan Whitehead scored a touchdown on a 37-yard run. Foster and Whitehead have combined to score 24 touchdowns for Central Valley this season - Foster has 15 and Whitehead nine.
Devin Wilson had a night to remember at McKees Rocks (Pa.) Montour rallied to defeat Beaver Falls (Pa.) Blackhawk, 40-35, Friday night. Wilson rushed for 137 yards on 13 carries and caught eight passes for 136 yards, scoring four total touchdowns (two rushing, two receiving). He's now up to 442 yards rushing and 651 yards receiving for the Spartans and has scored a combined 13 rushing/receiving touchdowns. In that same game, Blackhawk's Chandler Kincade completed 21-of-24 passes for 282 yards and three touchdowns, but the Cougars dropped to 1-6 overall. Kincade has thrown for 1,531 yards and 11 touchdowns, but Blackhawk has dropped four of its six games by a touchdown or less.
James Conner rushed for 160 yards and scored two touchdowns, but Erie (Pa.) McDowell fell to Youngstown (Ohio) Cardinal Mooney, 27-21, Friday night. Conner is nearing the 1,000-yard mark in rushing for McDowell in his senior season after finishing as the team's fifth-leading rusher in 2011.
Shai McKenzie established a new season-high for rushing yards in a game, with 296, and scored three touchdowns on runs of 1, 1 and 69 yards as Washington defeated Mt. Pleasant, 34-14, to claim the Interstate Conference championship. Washington is 7-0 and McKenzie has already rushed for 1,332 yards and scored 21 total touchdowns for the Little Presidents.
Zach Challingsworth caught two touchdown passes from Brett Brumbaugh spanning 89 and 8 yards in the first half as McDonald (Pa.) South Fayette scored 56 points over the first 16 minutes of game action en route to a 68-0 victory over Ellwood City (Pa.) Riverside Friday night. Challingsworth has now caught 10 touchdown passes and leads the Lions in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns scored. Brett Brumbaugh, meanwhile, has thrown 28 touchdown passes, tied for second overall in the state with Thomas Jefferson senior Joe Carroll.
Montae Nicholson caught touchdown passes spanning 77 and 28 yards and Ricky Rodgers caught a 3-yard touchdown pass from Gateway senior quarterback Thomas Woodson as the Gators demolished North Huntingdon (Pa.) Norwin, 62-14, Friday. Woodson set a school record with five touchdown passes in the game.
Elijah Zeise caught a 38-yard touchdown pass from Mack Leftwich for Wexford (Pa.) North Allegheny's first points Friday night in an eventual 28-0 whitewashing of Pittsburgh (Pa.) Central Catholic. The Tigers' junior caught three passes for 65 yards in the game, moving his season totals to 11 receptions for 265 yards and four touchdowns.
Tyler Boyd rushed 11 times for 157 yards and scored four touchdowns and one two-point conversion to account for almost half of Clairton's scoring in a 53-15 Saturday night blowout of Bishop Canevin. Boyd surpassed the 4,000-yard rushing plateau in the contest, giving him 4,132 career rushing yards - the second-highest career total in school history. Boyd has rushed for 1,057 yards in seven games and scored 22 total touchdowns a total of five different ways. Titus Howard added an 18-yard touchdown run in the blowout, Clairton's 54th consecutive victory.
Pittsburgh (Pa.) North Catholic's P.J. Fulmore scored one rushing touchdown as Pittsburgh (Pa.) North Catholic blanked Wilkinsburg, 20-0, Saturday afternoon. Fulmore's father is the head coach at Wilkinsburg, so the game was a family affair of sorts.
Andrew Ford's solid junior season continued Friday, but Cedar Cliff dropped its second game in three weeks - 30-28 - to Harrisburg (Pa.) Susquehanna Township. Ford completed 17-of-28 passes for 213 yards and three touchdowns for the Colts, who are now 5-2 overall. Ford is now up to 1,896 yards passing and 25 touchdowns against four interceptions, having completed 136-of-201 passes (67.6 percent).
Aliquippa rolled to a 54-12 victory over Ellwood City Friday night. Dravon Henry caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Malik Shegog - Shegog has thrown four touchdown passes over the Quips' last two games. Teammate Jaleel Fields helped to pave the way for another dominant offensive effort which allowed junior Terry Swanson to rush for 168 yards and score two touchdowns on runs of 17 and 47 yards. Swanson and Henry are both over 600 yards rushing for the season.
Beaver Falls rolled Freedom Area, 42-14, Friday, as Brock Boxen & Co. on the Beaver Falls O-line helped to pave the way for six first-half touchdowns (four rushing, two passing) to improve to 6-1 overall.