Vincent Perry (Hillsboro HS, Nashville) 3-Star RBThe Boros won their second round game of the TSSAA playoffs by a resounding 34 points on Friday night. Vincent Perry, to no one’s surprise played a huge role in Hillsboro’s defeat of Springfield. The star running back carried the ball 173 yards and scored three touchdowns. Hillsboro will take on Shelbyville Central thanks to the wild ending they had with Beech High School, which you can read about below.
Riley Lovingood 2-Star LS (Beech High School, Tennessee)Riley Lovingood is out with an MCL injury but his Buccaneers participated in one of the best playoff games in Tennessee High School football history. Unfortunately for Lovingood and his teammates they were on the wrong end of a 42-41 double overtime thriller. As you can see in the video below, Beech decided to go for two in the second overtime but the conversion attempt failed.
Quinten Dormady 3-star QB (Boerne, Texas)Good news: Quinten Dormady can now focus his attention on getting ready for next season as a Volunteer. That’s because the bad news is that he has taken his last snap as a Boerne High School Greyhound. The senior quarterback threw for three touchdowns and 230 yards on 43 throws but was also picked off twice. The Greyhounds finish the season 8-3 following the 45-21 loss to Robinson High School.
Jauan Jennings 3-Star ATH (Blackman, Tennessee)Blackman took a 34-7 lead into the locker room and cruised past Riverdale 48-21 on Friday’s playoff contest. Jennings was 8-of-17 for 174 yards and one touchdown. He also rushed for 55-yards and a score. It sets up a huge rematch of a game that aired on ESPN earlier in the season when the Blaze host Oakland on Friday. In a game that will have a much different game temperature, the winner will advance to the semi-finals of the Class 6A TSSAA playoffs. Highlights of the game are here:
Andrew Butcher 3-star DE (Alpharetta High School, Georgia)Andrew Butcher’s Raiders won an exciting one on Friday as they held off a Cherokee High School fourth quarter comeback. Butcher collected three sacks in the last two Cherokee drives. See highlights of the game below. The Raiders will advance to the second round to play McEachern High School who is 8-3 in 2014.
Jocquez Bruce 3-Star RB (South Doyle, Knoxville)South-Doyle won a wild contest over Campbell County on Friday with Jocquez Bruce scoring five times in the contest. InsideTennessee was there to cover it and have highlights of Joc as well as an interview. You can see that HERE (http://tennessee.scout.com/story/1480831-bruce-scores-5-times-in-cherokee-win?s=7) They will play 11-1 West High School on Friday on the road.
Zach Stewart 3-star OG (Coalfield School, Tennessee)Zach Stewart had a huge game defensively for the Coalfield Yellowjackets. Stewart had eight tackles, a forced fumble and a sack in his teams 38-28 win over Cloudland. Coalfield led 30-16 and had to hold off a Cloudland comeback to advance to the third round of the playoffs. They will now take on Greenback in the third round of the TSSAA Division 1 Class 1-A.
Quay Picou and Austin Smith (Buford High School, Georgia)Again, having a 3-star defensive tackle and a 3-star linebacker pays-off as Buford High School did not allow a single point for the second straight week. The number two ranked team in the state of Georgia, with two Volunteer commits, improved to 12-0 and advanced in the GHSA Class 4-A playoffs with a 63-0 win over Southeast Whitfield County. They will advance to the quarterfinals if they can get past 9-2 Mary Persons.
Rocky Reid 3-star RB (Concord, NC)Concord steamrolled past their first round playoff opponent, Tuscola, 49-7. They will host 6th-seeded South Point in round two of the 3A North Carolina High School Playoffs. CHECK OUT ONE OF REID’S LONG TOUCHDOWN RUNS FROM THE GAME HERE.
Stephen Griffin 3-Star S (South Mecklenburg, North Carolina)South Mecklenburg fell to Butler High School in the NCHSAA Playoffs 55-20. The Sabres end their season 8-5. Stephen Griffin provided plenty of highlights in his tim at South Mecklenberg and they can be seen below.
Dylan Jackson 3-star DE (Maryville High School, Tennessee)Maryville led 34-0 at halftime and had no trouble with Sevier County with a 62-28 win. See highlights below:
Micah Abernathy CB 4-StarGreater Atlanta Christian will also advance in the Georgia High School playoffs after their 41-14 win. They will face Lamar County in the second round. Now 11-0, Abernathy is part of a defense that has allowed just 28 points in the last six games.
Preston Williams 5-star WR (Lovejoy High School, Georgia)As we learned earlier this week, Williams would be sidelined for the rest of the season. Unfortunately for his teammates that came much sooner than later. Lovejoy fell to Lee County 44-6, knocking them out of the playoffs.
Darrell Taylor (Hopewell HS, Virginia) 4-Star DEHopewell High School went into the playoffs 4-6 but got a huge win over Skyline to advance to play Lafayette who won their game 52-6. You can check out highlights of the game HERE.Look at No. 5 who is averaging almost seven tackles a game plus 1.2 sacks to boot.
Chance Hall (Northside, Virginia) 3-Star OTThe Northside Vikings also advanced in the 2014 playoffs. Northside defeated Blacksburg 45-22 and will take on 7-5 Christiansburg in the second round. Look at how Hall outsizes his competition in this video HERE
Kyle Oliver 3-Star TE and Jack Jones OT (Oakland High School, Murfreesboro, TN)In the second round of the TSSAA Playoffs Oakland powered past LaVergne 23-7. They will take on Blackman for a chance to advance to the semi-finals. CLICK HERE FOR THE GAME STORY
Shy Tuttle (North Davidson, North Carolina) 4-Star DTShy Tuttle’s North Davidson Black Knights took down Wautauga in the first round of the playoffs on Friday. Last week Tuttle scored a touchdown on a goal-line play, this week the 6-foot-2, 285-pound defensive tackle was not needed to reach the end zone. North Davidson won the game 52-14. The Black Knights and the 15th best player in North Carolina will be at Reagan High School for the next round of the playoffs.
Venzell Boulware (Creekside, Georgia) 3-Star OGCreekside improved to 9-2 with a 44-27 playoff win over New Manchester. You can see highlights of the 3-star offensive guard’s game HERE.. Remember to look for No. 55.
Kahlil McKenzie (Clayton Valley, California) 5-Star DTClayton Valley blew by Newark Memorial 61-7 in the first round of the playoffs. The Ugly Eagles will take on 5-6 Montgomery in the second round of the California Division 2 playoffs.
Tommy Townsend (Boone, Orlando) 3-Star PunterTownsend’s high school career came to an end on Friday when Plant High School knocked Boone High School out of the playoffs with a 29-7 final in favor of Plant High. Boone finish the season 6-5. Tommy’s highlights from this season can be seen below.