Scout On The Town Weekend Preview
Puyallup's Joshua Garnett
Puyallup's Joshua Garnett
National Recruiting Analyst
Posted Sep 24, 2011


The Scout.com recruiting team will be at top games throughout the country all weekend...

Follow the Scouts of Scout.com on Twitter as they bring you live coverage of the weekend's high school football across the nation, with several members of the Class of 2012 Scout 300 in action as well as a number of top 2013 prospects and a host of games involving FoxSports/Scout.com Top 50 teams.

EAST

Bob Lichtenfels- National Recruiting Analyst, East
Friday: Mt. Lebanon at Hopewell at Tony Dorsett Stadium at 7:00 p.m.

Five-star running back Rushel Shell continues his climb towards state and national records. He now has 7,512 career yards, only 135 yards shy of becoming the all-time leading rusher in the WPIAL. He now has 32 straight 100-yard games which is seven shy of the national record held by former Oklahoma Sooner and Detroit Lion Billy Sims. Shell puts on a show every week, he is coming off of an amazing performance against Moon that saw him gain 467 yards combined rushing and receiving and six touchdowns. Mt. Lebanon is led by running back/safety Luke Hagy who holds an offer from Pittsburgh, along with several Ivy league offers, along with two-way three-star lineman Arthur Goldberg who is committed to Wisconsin.
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Brian Dohn- Northeast Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Timber Creek Regional (Erial, N.J.) at Moorestown (N.J.) at 7:30 p.m.
Timber Creek features 2012 four-star middle linebacker Quanzell Lambert and 2013 standout defensive linemen Greg Webb and Dajaun Drennon. Moorestown has senior quarterback Andrew Lisa and junior quarterback Drew Pederson, who is the son of Philadelphia Eagles assistant coach Doug Pederson.
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Kristen Kenney- East Field Reporter
Friday: Broad Run vs. Stone Bridge at 7:30 p.m.
Broad Run and Stone Bridge are two schools that literally sit within a stones throw away from one another in Ashburn, Va. The backyard brawl between the two neighbors kicks off this Friday at Stone Bridge, 7:30 p.m. eastern. Stone Bridge is home to 6'3", 225-pound defensive lineman Jonathan Allen, who racked up a season record 20 sacks last year along with offers from Boston College, NC State, Virginia and Wake Forest. At helm is 2013 standout quarterback Ryan Burns, who also has Boston College, Rutgers, Stanford, Virginia. Broad Run is home to 2012 offensive tackle Jackson Matteo. Matteo holds offers from a handful of Division 1-AA programs as well as Temple and Ohio.
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SOUTHEAST

Chad Simmons- National Recruiting Analyst, South
Thursday: East Paulding at North Paulding
Top Players: 2012 DE Ladarius Banks (Vanderbilt Commitment) and 2013 RB Kamani Thomas

Friday: Norcross at Mill Creek
Top Players: 2012 WR Jason Croom (Tennessee Commitment), 2013 DL Kelsey Griffin, and 2013 RB Alvin Kamara
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Andrew Bone - South
Friday: Thomasville (Ala.) at Demopolis at 7:00 p.m.
Top Players: Tyler Hayes (Thomasville, Alabama commitment), John Knight (Thomasville), Tevin Watters (Thomasville), Steven Foster (Demopolis, South Alabama commitment)
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Mike Bakas - Florida Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Leesburg at East Ridge at 7:00 p.m.
Leesburg: 4 star LB Noor Davis (Stanford), 3-star WR D’Mauri Jones (Miami)
East Ridge: Div 1 prospects RB Jerami Singleton and LB Justin Horton

Friday: Oak Ridge at Edgewater at 8:00 p.m.
Oak Ridge: 3 star WR Andre Scott, 3 star WR Rashawn Jackson, 3 star LB Guito Ervilus
Edgewater: 3 star WR Alton Howard, 3 star DB Karl Joseph and about a half dozen 2013 Div 1 prospects
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Steve Roberston - Southeast Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Belle Chasse vs. East Jefferson
Mississippi State commitment Quadry Antoine and LSU commitment Derrick Raymond (2012)
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Rachel Baribeau - Southeast Field Reporter
Friday: Sumter-Central vs. John Essex in York, Ala. at 7:00 p.m.
Top Prospect: Alabama commit DT Darren Lake
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Yancy Porter- Mississippi Scout
Friday: Pontotoc at Lafayette (MS) at 7:00 pm
Top Players: Lafayette – QB Jeremy Liggins, RB Demarkus Dennis, RB/SO B.K. Buford, DE/JR Cortez Coleman; Pontotoc – CB Shamiah Carter
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MIDWEST

Allen Trieu - National Recruiting Analyst, Midwest
Friday: Rockford (Mich.) at Muskegon (Mich.) at 7:00 p.m.
Two of the top team's in the state square off. We'll be looking at Michigan commit Ben Braden for Rockford and Muskegon RB Juwan Lewis, who has several offers and a lot of BCS interest. The Big Reds and Rams also have several underclassmen we will be watching closely.
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Bill Greene - Midwest Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Akron Buchtel at Akron East
East is led by 6-6 senior QB Tevin Richards. Buchtel has senior safety Jarrod Wilson, a four-star prospect committed to Michigan. Darren McGinniss is a senior linebacker with offers from Indiana and Illinois. Junior linebacker Elijah Bell is a top 2013 prospect.

Friday: Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary at Akron Hoban
St. Vincent is led by senior QB Kevin Besser who is putting up huge numbers. Junior wide receiver Jordan Hargrove is a top 2013 prospect. Hoban is led by four-star defensive end Greg McMullen, a Nebraska commit. Tennessee commit LaTroy Lewis will miss the game with a season-ending injury.
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Simone Scott - Midwest Field Reporter
Friday: Marysville at Olentangy at 7:30 pm
Top Prospects: Marysville HS: 2012 TE Craig Runyan (Committed to Toledo); Olentangy HS: 2012 OLB Josh Perry (Committed to Ohio State), 2012 OT Kenton Playko (Committed to Northwestern)
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Beth Long- Midwest Field Reporter
Friday: Aurora Christian at Lombard Montini
Montini is led by two high profile Big Ten commits -- WR Jordan Westerkamp who's heading to Nebraska and Iowa DT commit Jaleel Johnson. Montini takes on an Aurora Christian team led by Western Michigan QB commit Anthony Maddie.

Saturday: Hales Franciscan at Lake Forest Academy
Franciscan has several prospects that are looking to make a big mark on the recruiting scene this season -- WR Willie Allen and RB Andre Anthony.
They take on a Lake Forest Academy team led by top DL prospect Faith Ekakite.
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MIDLANDS

Greg Powers- National Recruiting Analyst, Midlands
Thursday: Wylie at McKinney at 7:30 p.m.
Top Prospects: OT Kyle Fuller, CB Terrell Burt, DE Noble Nwachukwu

Friday: Paris at Celina at 7:30 p.m.
Top Prospect: OT/DE Jake Raulerson
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Ahmard Vital - Midlands Recruiting Analyst
Friday: Pearland vs. Clear Springs at The Rig at 7:00 p.m.
Top Players to Watch- Pearland: LB Kendall Ehrlich (2012-Baylor); Clear Springs: WR Marcus Johnson (2012-Texas Tech), DL Dallas McClarty (2012-Texas State), QB Zach Cripps (2013)

Saturday: Spring Westfield vs. Tomball at George Stadium at 6:00 p.m.
Top Players to Watch- Westfield: DL Anthony Smith (2012-Texas Tech), OL Demitric Camiel (2012), DE Damond King (2012); Tomball: OL Connor Patterson (2012-Rice)
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Erin Hartigan, Midlands Recruiting Reporter
Thursday: Fort Worth Trimble Tech v. Fort Worth Arlington Heights at 7:00 p.m.
Headlining this game is Arlington Heights DT/OT A'Shawn Robinson, who has top schools like Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Baylor, TCU and USC calling.

Friday: Colleyville Heritage v. No. 16 Euless Trinity at 7:30 p.m.
A loaded Euless Trinity squad features 4-stars: OG Hiva Lutui (UCLA), DE Polo Manukainiu (Oklahoma), and LB Brian Nance (who has narrowed his Top Three to Baylor, Oklahoma, and USC.) Trinity also brings big 2013 prospects- receiver Jason Reese, and defensive ends Sam Tevi and Gaius Vaenuku. Colleyville Heritage QB Cody Thomas is certainly one to watch, as he's thrown for more than 1100 yards and 13 TDs in just the first four games this season.

Saturday: Arlington Martin v. Arlington Bowie at 7:00 p.m.
A battle of cross-town rivals, this game will likely determine the winner of the District. Martin enters undefeated at 3-0, led by 4-star TCU defensive end commit Devonte Fields and twin DBs (headed to Oregon) Eric Amoako and Stephen Amoako. Bowie brings QB Kolby Listenbee (TCU), RB Russell Hansbrough (Arizona State), and North Carolina's newest commitment- DE Jesse Rogers. Holding it down on both sides of the ball will be senior DT/OT Demonte Hood (offers from Arkansas and Kansas, among others.)
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WEST

Brandon Huffman- National Recruiting Analyst, West
Friday: Tacoma (Wash.) Bellarmine Prep at Tacoma (Wash.) Mount Tahoma at 7:00 p.m.
The Lions will face city-rival Mount Tahoma, who's a surprising 3-0.  Bellarmine is headlined by three-star receiver Michael Rector, a commit to Washington and they're led at quarterback by 6-5 quarterback Sefo Liufau, a 2013 prospect, who in the last time at Mount Tahoma, led Bellarmine from a three-touchdown deficit to a win.

Saturday: Puyallup (Wash.) at Kentwood (Wash.) at 7:00 p.m.
In an SPSL North/South matchup, Puyallup and Kentwood meet in their yearly battle between traditional powers.  Puyallup features the nation's premier offensive guard and the #1 prospect in the Northwest, five-star guard Joshua Garnett, and he'll try to improve the Vikings to 3-1 in a non-league matchup.
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Scott Kennedy- Director of Scouting
Friday: Fountain Valley at Downey at 7:00 p.m.
USC Commitment Jabari Ruffin will be in action for Downey.

Saturday: L.A. Pierce at Long Beach C.C. at 1:00 p.m.
California’s top rated Junior College prospect Gerald Bowman in action for Pierce.
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Jason Jewell - Southwest Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Phoenix (Ariz.) Mt. Pointe v. Chandler (Ariz.) at 7:00 p.m.
Key Players- Mt. Pointe: senior OL R.J. Hollis, senior OL Bryce Hurd, senior LB Jordan Leal (Ivy League offers), senior LB A.J. Williamson, junior OT Kenny Lacy (Arizona offer), sophomore sensation WR/S Jalen Brown (Arizona State and Arizona offers), sophomore OL Natrel Curtis; Chandler- 3 star WR Javon Williams, 3 star OG Zach Hemmila, 3 star OLB Richard Winston, San Diego St commit WR Lloyd Mills, 2 star DB Paul Perkins, 3 star DE Kisima Jagne.

Saturday: New Mexico Military Institute vs. Glendale (Az.) CC at 6:00 p.m.
Key players- GCC: OTs Billy Rone and Patrick Ward, 2-star WR Demetrius Wilson, DT Cy Maughmer, TE Talon Haggard, Northern Colorado bounceback OG Junior Nieves; NMMI: North Carolina St commit DT Devyn Buntyn, QB David Vega, WR Xan Mangum
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Inna Lazarev - Southwest Field Reporter

Friday: Tempe (Ariz.) Corona del Sol vs. Phoenix (Ariz.) Desert Vista at 7:00 p.m.
Players to watch: Corona del Sol is led by five-star offensive tackle Andrus Peat and three-star defensive end Avery Moss, while Desert Vista features two-star quarterback Hunter Rodriguez and two-star offensive lineman J.J. Dielman.
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Jake Worthen, Northwest Recruiting Analyst
Thursday: Emerald Ridge at Federal Way at 7:00 p.m.
Federal Way is headlined by a pair of senior defensive stars. LB Jordan Pulu is committed to Washington State and DT Uso Olive is a verbal to Portland State. The Eagles also have talent on the offensive side of the ball, 2012 RB D.J. May is one of the fastest players in the state and has the ability to go the distance at any point. Emerald Ridge is led by athletic playmaker 2012 LB/S Andre Frank and LB Brandon Lukenbill.

Friday: Skyline at Issaquah at 7:00 p.m.
Issaquah is looking to edge their cross town rival Skyline, they will likely do so on the ground. However, their top playmaker is TE/DE Eric Lemke, who is getting looks from multiple NW programs. Skyline is led by 2013 Top 100 prospect QB Max Browne, who completed 40 of 53 passes for 459 yards against Lake Oswego (Ore.) last week. 2013 LB Peyton Pelluer, the younger brother of current Husky Cooper Pelluer, and 2013 WR/DB Nic Sblendorio are also worth keeping an eye on.
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Kevin Carden, West Recruiting Analyst
Friday- Ventura (Calif.) St. Bonaventure at Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian at 7 p.m.
The co-champs from the Marmonte League, the two private school powers in Ventura County, meet in a rematch of their classic last year, where Oaks rallied from a fourth-quarter, double-digit deficit.  The Seraphs are led by quarterback Marc Evans, athlete Shaun Wick, defensive end Ben Dixon and 2013 running back Zachary Green.  Oaks is paced by Arizona State commit Carlos Mendoza at linebacker, and he'll split running back duties with four-star cornerback Ishmael Adams.  Four-star receiver Jordan Payton is the centerpoint of Oaks' offense.
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Annabel Stephan, West Field Reporter
Friday- Ventura (Calif.) St. Bonaventure at Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian at 7 p.m.
The co-champs from the Marmonte League, the two private school powers in Ventura County, meet in a rematch of their classic last year, where Oaks rallied from a fourth-quarter, double-digit deficit.  The Seraphs are led by quarterback Marc Evans, athlete Shaun Wick, defensive end Ben Dixon and 2013 running back Zachary Green.  Oaks is paced by Arizona State commit Carlos Mendoza at linebacker, and he'll split running back duties with four-star cornerback Ishmael Adams.  Four-star receiver Jordan Payton is the centerpoint of Oaks' offense.
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Tara Turnure, West Recruiting Reporter

Friday: Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco vs. Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola at L.A. Valley College at 7:00 p.m.
Loyola has a solid line-up led by Stanford commit, Kodi Whitfield, a 3-star WR, Boise State commit Chaz Anderson, a 3-star CB  and 2013 TE, Jack Neuheisel, whose recruitment is starting to heat up.  St. John Bosco is led by five-star receiver Bryce Treggs, a Cal commit, three-star center Beau Boyster and three-star cornerback Dalis Bruce and 2013 running back Davonte Young, who has an offer from SMU.
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