No. 1 Long Beach Poly (Long Beach, Calif.) - 14
Carson (Calif.) - 0
Carson held on with Long Beach Poly for three quarters playing the Jackrabbits to a scoreless tie. Long Beach Poly woke up in the fourth quarter to pull away for the hard-fought victory. Melvin Richardson got the Jackrabbits on the board with 5:50 remaining on a touchdown run and erased all doubt with a 30-yard touchdown scamper with 1:14 to play. Richardson rushed for 163 yards on 23 carries, while Daveon Barner added a team-high 167 yards.
Keller (Texas) - 10
No. 2 Trinity (Euless, Texas) - 17
Trinity turned back a pesky Keller squad in a closer than anticipated district opener for both teams. Keller, which entered the contest with a 3-0 record, tied the score at 10-10 with a 3-yard touchdown run from Kelo Webster with 3:55 remaining in the third quarter. With 43 seconds remaining in the third, sophomore Tevin Williams scored the game-winning touchdown on a 3-yard run for Trinity. Tray Robinson rushed for 60 yards to lead the Trojans, while quarterback Denarius McGhee and Tyree Tucker combined for 101 of McGhee’s 129 yards through the air.
No. 3 Byrnes (Duncan, S.C.) - 42
Gaffney (S.C.) - 14
Marcus Lattimore rushed into the Byrnes history books as the Rebels snapped a three-game road losing streak to Gaffney at the same time. Lattimore, just a junior, became the all-time leading rusher for the Rebels with 220 yards in the win. Lattimore now has tallied 2,952 career rushing yards in his career. Lattimore reached the end zone twice in the win, including a 71-yard run to open the scoring for Byrnes. Chas Dodd completed 10 of 18 passes for 195 yards in soggy conditions, throwing for three scores and adding another on the ground. Byrnes notched its 20th straight victory and moved to 5-0 on the season.
No. 4 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) - 38
South Plantation (Fla.) - 10
St. Thomas Aquinas returned to action following two straight bye weeks and rolled up 387 total yards of offense in the victory. Quarterback Ryan Becker missed the second half due to an injury to his ankle after throwing for 94 yards and a touchdown en route to a 24-3 halftime lead. Kerwin Brown broke free on a 78-yard run for South Plantation to shift the momentum in its favor to cut the Aquinas lead to 24-10, but Ronnie Kennedy made the momentum shift short lived a 72-yard return for a touchdown on the ensuing kickoff.
No. 5 Wayne County (Waynesboro, Miss.) - 24
Laurel (Miss.) - 3
Wayne Country trailed 3-0 after the first quarter, but the War Eagles responded in emphatic fashion to move to 5-0 on the season. Tracy Lampley scored on a pair of 3-yard touchdown runs to get the War Eagles moving in the right direction and would finish with 150 yards in the victory. Quarterback Calvin McDougle recorded 191 total yards, including a 24-yard touchdown pass to Malik Lofton. The War Eagles held Laurel to 68 total yards in the win.
No. 6 Madison County (Madison, Fla.) - 63
Suwannee (Live Oak, Fla.) - 0
The Cowboys wasted no time in disposing of Suwannee despite missing quarterback David Campbell due to injury. Madison County has outscored its opponents 117-0 in two victories already thus far.
No. 7 Armwood (Seffner, Fla.) - 42
Newsome (Lithia, Fla.) - 0
Armwood went to its bag of tricks on the first offensive play of the game. Quarterback Mywan Jackson pitched it to Richard Jules, who launched a laser down the field and into the arms of Eric Gonzalez for an 85-yard touchdown. Jackson accounted for three first quarter touchdowns to give Armwood a 28-0 lead. Jackson finished with 140 passing yards and 138 rushing yards in the victory.
No. 8 Centennial (Corona, Calif.) - 42
Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) - 7
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Heritage (Newport News, Va.) - 0
No. 9 Phoebus (Hampton, Va.) - 35
Even without star quarterback Tahj Boyd operating the controls, the Phantoms rolled by posting its fourth shutout on five games. Boyd missed the victory with a sprained knee. Paul Morant replaced Boyd and immediately responded with two touchdown passes in the first quarter to give Phoebus a 14-0 lead, which would be the score at halftime. Morant would add a third touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to give the Phantoms a 35-0 lead. Morant finished with 118 passing yards. Phoebus’ defense held Heritage to 16 total yards in the victory.
No. 10 Crespi (Encino, Calif.) - 14
St. Bonaventure (Ventura, Calif.) - 31
Patrick Hall rushed for 145 yards on four carries, including dazzling touchdown runs of 82 and 52 yards. St. Bonaventure made it a rough night for Crespi quarterback Bryan Bennett, holding Bennett to 76 passing yards on nine completions. Cody Kurz returned an interception 38 yards for a touchdown for St. Bonaventure. Hall added to his offensive display with an interception of his own in the win.
No. 11 Skyline (Sammamish, Wash.) - 49
Newport (Bellevue, Wash.) - 0
Skyline exploded for 35 second quarter points in the victory over Newport. Joey Evans rushed for 135 yards on 15 carries, scoring two touchdowns in the final 9:18 of the second quarter. Jake Heaps threw for 268 yards on 15 of 23 passing. Washington State verbal Gino Simone caught five passes for 105 yards for the Spartans. Skyline moved to 4-0 on the season, allowing just six points all season long.
No. 12 Camden County (Kingsland, Ga.) - 69
Windsor Forest (Savannah, Ga.) - 7
Camden County scored 35 first quarter points en route to a 49-0 halftime advantage. Greg Baker rushed for three first half touchdowns for the Wildcats. Aundre Johnson started the scoring burst with a 3-yard touchdown run before Michael Green built on the lead with a 76-yard interception return for six. Six different Wildcats rushed for touchdowns as Camden County finished with 279 rushing yards.
Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.) - 23
No. 13 De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) - 21
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McLean (Va.) - 13
No. 14 Stone Bridge (Ashburn, Va.) - 51
Daniel Allen had an efficient performance for Stone Bridge despite soaking conditions. Allen took all four of his carries for touchdowns and rolled up 167 yards in the victory. Stone Bridge stormed to a 51-0 lead at halftime. Quarterback Patrick Thompson threw for 184 yards on 10 of 14 passing, including three touchdown strikes. Michael Prince hooked up with Thompson on a 27-yard touchdown strike to round out the scoring in the second quarter and finished with 84 receiving yards on two receptions.
No. 15 South Pointe (Rock Hill, S.C.) - 40
York (S.C.) - 7
York led 7-6 after the first quarter before South Pointe got rolling. Trailing 7-0, Stephon Gilmore scored on a 49-yard touchdown run to bring the Stallions back to within one point. South Pointe took control for good with 27 points in the second quarter. Gilmore started the scoring spree with a 9-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Heitkamp. Quinten Darby scored twice on runs of 90 and 67 yards before Gilmore scored again with a 6-yard run Darby rushed for 191 yards in the victory. South Pointe rushed for 342 yards on 30 carries.
No. 16 Trinity (Louisville, Ky.) - 49
Eastern (Louisville, Ky.) - 0
Tim Phillips rushed for 159 yards on seven carries, including a 97-yard touchdown run to lead the rout. Cameron Smyth threw for 203 yards and three touchdowns on 12 of 14 passing to pace the Shamrocks. Phillips would add a 30-yard touchdown run in the third quarter for Trinity.
Mason (Ohio) - 27
No. 17 Colerain (Cincinnati, Ohio) - 48
Mason led 27-20 at halftime before facing Colerain’s wrath in the second half. Colerain rattled off 28 unanswered points and powered its way to 420 rushing yards in the victory. Sophomore Tyler Williams led Colerain with 249 yards and three touchdowns, scoring on runs of 41, 76, and 25 yards. Quarterback Greg Tabar paced Colerain with 130 yards on the ground on 11 carries. Fullback Trayion Durham rushed for two touchdowns, including an 8-yard run in the third quarter to open the floodgates.
No. 18 Bellarmine Prep (San Jose, Calif.) - 51
Piedmont Hills (San Jose, Calif.) - 0
The Bells got two early touchdown runs of Michael Gray, and the rout was on. Gray scored on runs of 25 and 20 yards as Bellarmine Prep took a 14-0 lead after the first quarter. Mike McGovern added a pair of touchdowns on the ground for the Bells. Kyle Olugbode intercepted two passes for Bellarmine Prep, taking one back 27 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter.
Monroe (Albany, Ga.) - 0
No. 19 Cairo (Ga.) - 21
The Syrupmakers got 121 rushing yards from Reginald Bryant in the victory. Bryant scored on a 56-yard touchdown run to put Cairo up 14-0 after leading 7-0 at halftime. Angelo Pease scored on an 8-yard touchdown run to give Cairo an early 7-0 lead.
Parkway (Rockford, Ohio) - 6
No. 20 Coldwater (Ohio) - 51
Coldwater moved to 6-0 on the season and led 45-0 at halftime. Cory Klenke and Adam Rammel hooked up twice in the first quarter to give the Cavaliers a quick 14-0 lead just 5:13 into the contest. Dylan Gillis, Tony Harlamert, and Dusty Rutschilling all rushed for second quarter touchdowns in the rout. Keith Wenning returned a fumble for a touchdown to pace Coldwater.
No. 21 Dorman (Roebuck, S.C.) - 34
Hanna (Anderson, S.C.) - 9
Dorman’s bruising rushing attack produced 410 yards in the victory. On the first play from scrimmage, it was a prelude of things to come when quarterback Johnny Foster pitched it to Charone Peake, who took it 70 yards for the touchdown. Ashlin Butler rushed for 191 yards on 16 carries and two touchdowns for the Cavaliers, including a 47-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. Foster hit Clemson verbal Brandon Thomas on a 59-yard touchdown strike in the second quarter to give Dorman a 21-2 lead.
No. 22 Bastrop (La.) - 22
East St. John (Reserve, La.) - 18
Dwight Hawkins scored his second touchdown of the game with 4:13 remaining to give Bastrop a come-from-behind victory. Bastrop extended its winning streak to 47 with the victory, but it didn’t come easy. The Rams trailed 12-0 at halftime before Hawkins put Bastrop on the scoreboard with a touchdown run following a long kickoff return by Rueben Randle.
No. 23 St. Louis (Honolulu, Hawaii) - Idle
Higgins (Marrero, La.) - 0
No. 24 Destrehan (La.) - 20
Destrehan scored on the first play of the game when quarterback Wynrick Smothers hit Brandon Armstrong on a 65-yard touchdown pass. Armstrong would finish with 183 passing yards in the victory for the Wildcats. Myron Smith had a hard time finding running room for the victors rushing for just 41 yards, but scored on an 11-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.
No. 25 Lowndes (Valdosta, Ga.) - 28
Tift County (Tifton, Ga.) - 14
Greg Reid was huge for Lowndes. Reid scored three touchdowns, including a 98-yard burst to the end zone with 1:12 remaining to play to help put the game in the bag for the Vikings. Reid added a 2-yard run and also returned a fumble 102 yards for a touchdown in the victory. Reid’s lengthy fumble return gave the Vikings a 14-0 lead in the third quarter before Tift County closed the gap to 14-7. Reid finished with 205 rushing yards on 10 carries and added a fourth quarter interception to help seal the victory.