Under sunny skies, a team made up of players from Gateway High School and Renaissance Christian School took home the championship on Saturday afternoon. Riding the performance of players such as Delvon Randall, Anthony Davis, Aiden Howard, Jimmie Moore, Malik Burks and WVU commitment Ricky Rogers, the Pennsylvania squad rallied from the loser's bracket to score a pair of wins over Martinsburg (W. Va.) High school, which had earlier defeated it in the finals of the winners bracket. After that loss, the Renaissance squad knocked off another very talented team, St. Frances Academy of Baltimore, Md., before taking thee title with back-to-back wins over the Bulldogs.
The games concluded the team camp portions of the summer football camp schedule at WVU, but that's not the end of high school action. Two single-day individual camps remain -- one on Sunday, June 16 and the other on July 27.
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St. Frances' Nnamdi Egbuaba didn't play in the 7-on-7 tournament, but the talented linebacker did get the chance to meet with WVU's coaches. The 6-1, 215-pound rising senior defender has interest from the Mountaineers and Maryland, among others.
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Virginia prospect M.J. Stewart was also on hand for a one-day visit. The speedy running back is down to West Virginia, Virginia Tech, North Carolina and Michigan, and would be a prized commitment for any of those schools.
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Rising junior Stone Wolfley, son of WVU Varsity Club director Dale Wolfley, received an offer from the Mountaineers after an impressive showing at the camp. The younger Wolfley caught the ball well and moves extremely smoothly for a player of his size (6-4, 235 lbs.)
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Receivers Mallory Claybourne and Troy Simons were at the top of performance charts at the camp. The Renaissance players were outstanding at receiver, and both played well in defensive stints. In particular, Simons is extremely athletic, and made a number of leaping, twisting catches throughout the camp.