Cameron Albright School: Kennesaw (GA) North Cobb Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-2 Weight: 201 Game Stats: North Cobb had a 14-0 lead after the first quarter before allowing Marietta to come back and win the game on a last second field goal. Result: Marietta defeats North Cobb 24-21 Next Opponent: North Cobb will host Campbell (Ga.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: North Cobb's six-game winning streak came to an end with the loss however the Warriors still have a chance to lock up a regular season league championship with a victory next week.
Josh Allen School: Jacksonville (FL) University Christian School Position: Offensive Lineman Height: 6-2 Weight: 280 Game Stats: The Christians clinched their third straight District 2-2A championship with their win Friday night. The Josh Allen led offensive line powered the offense to 411 yards of rushing. Result: University Christian defeats Cedar Creek 63-6. Next Opponent: University Christian will host Arlington Country Day (Fla.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: University Christian extends their winning streak to four and their overall record to 7-2. This was the third week in a row the Christians scored 60 or more points.
Allen Artis School: Marietta (GA) Wheeler Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-1 Weight: 190 Game Stats: Wheeler has yet to win a home game this season (0-4). This was the third game in a row the defense gave up more than 35 points in a game. Result: Woodstock defeats Wheeler 54-49. Next Opponent: Wheeler will host Cherokee (Ga.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: "Unfortunately, some team had to lose (Friday) and, unfortunately, it had to be us," Wheeler coach Mike Collins said. "(Kirkland) played with a lot of heart (Friday). I feel like he tried to step up and be our guy. I thought the guys rallied around him. Just unfortunate we came up a little bit short."---The Marietta Daily Journal
Ayden Bonilla School: Woodstock (GA) Etowah Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-2 Weight: 193 Notes: Bonilla will miss the 2013 season due to knee injury.
Josh Cabrera School: Jacksonville (NC) Northside Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-2 Weight: 187 Game Stats: Josh Cabrera caught eight passes for 131 and two touchdowns. Result: Northside defeats North Brunswick 19-6. Next Opponent: Northside will host Croatan (N.C.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: "We like to get everybody involved," Northside coach Bob Eason said, "but we didn't really show up early, so we had to go to our playmakers. I don't know if it's the road trip or coming off a big win over Southwest. We just didn't show up with the look in our eyes I thought we should have to try to win a conference championship."---The Jacksonville Daily News
Malik Carney School: Alexandria (VA) T.C. Williams Position: Linebacker Height: 6-2 Weight: 208 Game Stats: Malik Carney had five carries for 51 yards and a touchdown. Result: T.C. Williams defeats West Springfield 14-10. Next Opponent: T.C. Williams will host West Potomac (Va.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: The Titans bounced back from a tough loss to Lake Braddock last week with a defensive struggle victory this week.
Jeremiah Clarke School: Alexandria (VA) T.C. Williams Position: Defensive End Height: 6-4 Weight: 276 Game Stats: After giving up 44 points last week the Titans got back to their defensive ways this past weekend. The Titans are giving up just a touchdown during their victories this year. Result: T.C. Williams defeats West Springfield 14-10. Next Opponent: T.C. Williams will host West Potomac (Va.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: "I picked UNC because it's close, the education is top notch and it fits me and my style of play. They've got a reputation of putting defensive linemen in the NFL, so that was big for me."---The Washington Post.
Cayson Collins School: Charlotte (NC) Phillip O'Berry Academy of Technology Position: Linebacker Height: 6-1 Weight: 215 Game Stats: Coming into the game Collins had 123 tackles, good for fourth place in the Charlotte area leaderboards. Result: West Mecklenburg defeats Berry Academy 33-13. Next Opponent: Berry Academy will travel to Olympic (N.C.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: It hasn't been the most satisfying year for Collins and his Berry teammates but they have a chance to gain some redemption with a season finale game against Olympic and fellow UNC commit Robert Dinkins.
Robert Dinkins School: Charlotte (NC) Olympic Position: Defensive End Height: 6-1 Weight: 236 Game Stats: Olympic ended its losing streak and handed a beat down to Harding University as they jumped out to a 48-0 halftime lead. Result: Olympic defeats Harding University 55-0. Next Opponent: Olympic will host Berry Academy (N.C.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: Olympic's defense is giving up just 13 points a game during their wins this season.
Avery Edwards School: Raleigh (NC) Ravenscroft Position: Tight End Height: 6-5 Weight: 228 Game Stats: Avery Edwards had 55 yards receiving and two touchdown catches. Result: Ravenscroft defeats Harrells Christian Academy 31-20. Next Opponent: N/A Notes: The Ravens finish the season 6-5.
Lorenzo Featherston School: Greensboro (NC) Page Position: Defensive End Height: 6-7 Weight: 215 Game Stats: This was Page's most lopsided defeat since a 56-14 loss to Butler (N.C.) on September 6. Result: Dudley defeats Page 28-7. Next Opponent: Page hosts Southern Almanace (N.C.) on 11/8. Notes: Although the Chris Register led Dudley team was undefeated heading into their matchup with Page, they viewed the game as if they were 0-3 against their rivals. This was the first victory for the senior class of Dudley's football team.
Brandon Fritts School: Menter (OH) Position: Tight End Height: 6-4 Weight: 215 Game Stats: Fritts caught a 68-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter as the Mentor offense took over in a blowout victory. Result: Mentor defeats Strongsville 45-19. Next Opponent: N/A Notes: Mentor likely clinched a playoff berth as they finish the year 9-1 and on an eight-game winning streak.
Caleb Henderson School: Burke (VA) Lake Braddock Position: Quarterback Height: 6-4 Weight: 223 Game Stats: This was the first non-shutout for Lake Braddock in over a month but they still rolled to a win. Henderson had 304 yards of total offense and four touchdowns. Result: Lake Braddock defeats South Country 45-21. Next Opponent: Lake Braddock will travel to Lee (Va.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: Lake Braddock will look to close out their season undefeated and roll into the playoffs as a heavy favorite for a state title.
Elijah Hood School: Charlotte (NC) Catholic Position: Running Back Height: 5-11 Weight: 221 Game Stats: Hood had 351 yards rushing on 19 carries and tallied six touchdowns. The touchdowns tied Mecklenburg County record and the rushing yards were the fifth most in county history. Result: Charlotte Catholic defeats Ardrey Kell 49-24. Next Opponent: Charlotte Catholic will host Providence (N.C.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: "We called off the dogs. He could've had 450 (yards). He's very special. He surprises me every week," said Catholic's head coach Jim Oddo about Hood's performance to The Charlotte Observer.
Freeman Jones School: Bunn (NC) Position: Kicker Height: 6-0 Weight: 175 Game Stats: N/A Result: Postponed until Monday Next Opponent: Bunn will host Warren County (N.C.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: N/A
Tyler Powell School: Midlothian (VA) Cosby Position: Defensive End Height: 6-4 Weight: 252 Game Stats: Tyler Powell had an 80-yard fumble return for a touchdown. Result: Cosby defeats Wythe 41-14. Next Opponent: Cosby will travel to Monacan (Va.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: Despite getting the win, Cosby's defense gave up 168 yards rushing to Jaevon Jackson of George Whythe.
Austin Proehl School: Charlotte (NC) Providence Position: Wide Receiver Height: 5-10 Weight: 170 Game Stats: Proehl was held without a touchdown in the game. Result: Providence defeats South Mecklenburg 35-16. Next Opponent: Providence will travel to Charlotte Catholic (N.C.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: Providence will be gunning for a conference title when they take on rival Charlotte Catholic next week in the regular season finale.
Caleb Samuel School: Macon (GA) First Presbyterian Day School Position: Defensive Tackle Height: 6-6 Weight: 260 Game Stats: Vikings running back Reggie Gantt had 78 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Result: First Presbyterian defeats Warren County 42-26. Next Opponent: First Presbyterian will travel to Aquinas (Ga.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: You can't accuse First Presbyterian Day of taking the winless Warren County lightly judging by their head coaches comments after the game to Macon.com. "What things look like on paper, and records, and all of those things don't matter when they put the ball on the tee," FPD head coach Greg Moore said.
Bentley Spain School: Charlotte (NC) Providence Position: Offensvie Tackle Height: 6-6 Weight: 285 Game Stats: Caleb York had 22 yards rushing while teammate Brian Mattar had 116 yards rushing. Result: Providence defeats South Mecklenburg 35-16. Next Opponent: Providence will travel to Charlotte Catholic (N.C.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: "It's a testament to these kids," Providence head coach Justin Hardin said. "Since June, they've worked as hard as they could. For this staff to come together and be competing for a share of the conference championship in our first year, it's big for this program."---The Charlotte Observer
Marvin Stewart School: Arlington (VA) Yorktown Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-0 Weight: 184 Game Stats: After missing last week's game with an ankle injury, Stewart didn't miss a beat this week tallying 121 yards rushing on 11 carries with two touchdown runs. Result: Yorktown defeats Mount Vernon 31-21. Next Opponent: Yorktown will host Washington-Lee (Va.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: Yorktown is riding a seven-game winning streak heading into their season finale showdown with Washington-Lee.
Tyrell Tomlin School: Marietta (GA) Position: Linebacker Height: 5-11 Weight: 229 Game Stats: The game ended on a 49-yard field goal with two seconds left by junior kicker Ian Shannon. Result: Marietta defeats North Cobb 24-21. Next Opponent: Marietta will travel to Harrison (Ga.) for their next game on 11/8. Notes: "Ian is obviously a huge weapon for us," Marietta coach Scott Burton said. "The one thing on his resume that he has not accomplished up until (Friday) was a game winner and it really doesn't get any bigger than that. We're obviously very proud of him."---The Marietta Daily Journal.