Texas Tech Commits Shine

A recap of how Texas Tech commits and their respective high school teams performed last week. Red Raider pledge and Texas City all-state linebacker D'Vonta Hinton (pictured above) helped the Stingaree's shut out Fort Bend Bush last week AND was named Homecoming King.

Madison Akamnonu, OL, Arlington Bowie
Despite 349 yards of offense from the Volunteers, Bowie could muster up only 21 points. Bowie dropped a 33-21 decision to Arlington Martin. The Volunteers are now in a four-way tie for third place in district 4-6A. Bowie looks to bounce back against Arlington 7 p.m. Thursday at Maverick Stadium on the campus of Texas-Arlington.

Corey Dauphine, RB, Port Arthur Memorial
Dauphine carried the rock 22 times and racked up 196 yards and a touchdown. Despite his performance, it was not enough as the Titans fell 41-35 to La Porte. The three-star prospect now has 1,166 rushing yards this season. The Titans will have some time to rest as they have a bye this week.

Conner Dyer, OL, Mesquite Horn
The Jaguars are hot. The offense scored four first quarter touchdowns and was up 42-0 at halftime in a 56-7 victory against Richardson. Horn racked up a whopping 412 rushing yards. The team finished with 737 total yards of offense by the end of the night. The Jaguars continue to steamroll through district 10-6A with a 4-0 record. Horn’s next matchup comes against North Mesquite 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mesquite Memorial Stadium.

Trace Ellison, OL, Frisco Centennial
Frisco Wakeland upset Centennial 42-41 in overtime, but it was not for a lack of offense. The Titans racked up 515 total yards. The game ended on a blocked extra point attempt. Centennial looks to take out some frustration against Frisco Liberty 7 p.m. Thursday night at Toyota Stadium.

Breiden Fehoko, DL, Farrington (Hawaii)
The Farrington defense dominated during 37-15 victory over Waianae in the second round of the OIA playoffs. The defensive display included a safety. In addition, Fehoko provided five tackles, two of which are sacks. Farrington will play again Thursday against Kahuku in Aloha Stadium.

Jonathan Giles, QB, Fort Bend Elkins
Giles completed 11 of 25 passes for 121 yards and a touchdown. He also ran for 81 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries. It was not all pretty though. Giles also threw an interception as the Knights fell for the first time this season, 30-21 at the hands of undefeated Fort Bend Ridge Point. Giles was also carted off the field with an ankle injury. His status was not immediately known. Elkins takes on Fort Bend Marshall 7 p.m. Friday at Missouri City’s Hall Stadium.

D'Vonta Hinton, OLB, Texas City
It was all defense in a 7-0 Stingaree victory against Fort Bend Bush. The only score came on a 1-yard run. Texas City held Bush to 9 yards rushing and 125 yards of total offense. Hinton and the Stingarees now turn their attention to Fort Bend Willowridge 7 p.m. Thursday at Hall Stadium in Missouri City.

Jarrett Stidham, QB, Stephenville
The Yellow Jackets held no prisoners in a 49-16 thrashing of Snyder. Stidham finished 16 of 28 with 239 yards through the air. His rushing statistics were more impressive as he racked up 118 yards on 10 carries for an average of 11.8 yards per carry. The Yellow Jackets are now 2-0 in a six team district. Stephenville plays Big Spring 7:30 p.m. Friday at Memorial Stadium in Big Spring.

Courtney Wallace, DL, Neville (Louisiana)
Despite giving up 397 yards, the Neville defense came up strong in the red zone against Wossman during a 53-13 victory. The Tigers return to the gridiron 7 p.m. Friday at Bill Ruple Stadium to play Bastrop.

Broderick Washington, OL/DL, Longview
The Lobos took sole possession of first place in district 15-5A after a 38-20 victory against Texarkana Texas. The defense featured multiple interceptions and the offensive line provided lanes for running back Tylan Miller to finish with 155 yards. Longview hosts Mount Pleasant 7:30 p.m. Friday at Lobo Stadium.

Collin Wilder, S, Katy (2016 commit)
Katy went up 42-0 by halftime against Katy Morton Ranch and the defense held on the shutout. The game ended 52-0. Katy faces Strake Jesuit 6 p.m. Saturday at Houston’s Tully Stadium.

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