Malik Zaire QB Archbishop Alter:
Archbishop Alter opened the season last Friday night with victory over Fairmont (Kettering, OH) 42-35.
Zaire completed 18-of-30 passes for 251 yards and five touchdowns. He also rushed for 171 yards and another touchdown.
Alter (1-0) will look to continue their winning ways next Friday in the ‘Hoosier State’ where they’ll take on Guerin Catholic (Noblesville, Ind.) who has opened their season 0-2.
James Onwualu WR Cretin-Derham:
Onwualu and the Raiders game Saturday against the Osseo Orioles (Osseo, MN) was only a scrimmage, so stats are unavailable.
It looks as if Cretin-Derham will start real season play against East Ridge (Woodbury,MN) this Thursday, Aug. 30th.
Cretin-Derham shutout the Raptors 27-0 in 2011.
Mike Heuerman TE Barron Collier:
Heuerman and the Cougars battled the Estero Wildcats (Estero, FL) to a 15-15 tie in preseason action last Friday night.
The Cougars will start the real season next Friday against the Braddock Bulldogs (Miami, Fla.).
Last season, Barron Collier dominated Braddock by the score of 36-6. In that game Heuerman had two catches for 27 yards and a touchdown.
Hunter Bivin OL Apollo:
Unfortunately, Bivin and the Eagles continued on their skid last Friday night with a 21-7 loss to the Owensboro Red Devils (Owensboro, KY) who are now 2-0.
Apollo (0-2) will finally look to get in the win column next Friday against Daviess County (0-2).
Last season, Bivin’s Eagles won a shootout with the Panthers, 30-29.
Steven Elmer OL Midland:
The Midland Medics (Midland, MI) opened the 2012 season last night against the Canton Chiefs (Canton, MI).
The Medics (1-0) ended up defeating the Chiefs(0-1) in overtime 29-28. The Chiefs opened overtime with a score to make it 28-21, but Midland’s coaching staff made a gutsy decision to go for two after they had scored and left Canton shell-shocked.
Next up for the Medics, is a Thursday night game against the Cardinals from Davison (Davison, Mich.) who are also 1-0.
Midland and Davison did not play each other last season.
Colin McGovern OL Lincoln-Way West:
The Lincoln-Way West Warriors (New Lenox, IL) opened up the season last Friday with a 19-13 loss to the Sycamore Spartans (Sycamore, IL).
Lincoln-Way West (0-1) will now prepare for next Friday night’s battle with cross-town rival Lincoln-Way Central (1-0).
Jacob Matuska DE Bishop Hartley:
Matuska and the Hawks started the 2012 season with a 42-0 shutout victory over Amanda-Clearcreek Aces (Amanda, OH) last Friday night.
Bishop Hartley (1-0) will now turn its attention to Columbus University (0-1).
Last season, The Hawks defeated the Vikings 28-7.
Isaac Rochell DE Eagle’s Landing Christian:
Eagle’s Landing Christian (McDonough, GA) suffered a tough loss to the Golden Hawks from Washington County (Sandersville, GA), 24-19.
Rochell and his teammates will try to get back to their winning ways this Friday against Briarwood Christian (0-0).
Alex Anzalone LB Wyomissing:
Anzalone and the Spartans had a scrimmage against the Donegal Indians last Friday at Albright College Stadium. There are currently no stats available since it wasn’t a real game.
Wyomissing (Wyomissing, PA) will start the long road towards a state championship this Friday against Schuylkill Haven (Schuykill Haven, PA).
The Spartans and Hurricanes didn’t play each other last season.
Michael Deeb LB American Heritage:
Irish Commit Michael Deeb and the Patriots opened up the 2012 season with a win over Coral Reef (Miami, FL) 25-17.
American Heritage (1-0) will now have their sights set upon the Clewiston Tigers (0-1), a team they beat 42-13 in 2011.
Jaylon Smith LB Bishop Luers:
Bishop Luers (Fort Wayne, IN) got back to their winning ways last Friday with a close 21-17 victory over Fort Wayne Northrop.
Trailing 17-14, with 17 seconds left, Bishop Luers quarterback, Tyrell Johnson, threw a 46-yard touchdown pass to secure the victory for the Knights who are now 1-1.
Jaylon Smith scored two touchdowns and rushed for 92 yards.
The Knights will look to continue their winning streak next Friday, as they host Fort Wayne South Side (0-2).
Last season, Luers defeated the Archers 53-0, but had to forfeit the game due to an ineligible player that played in the last few series of the game.
Devon Butler CB Gonzaga:
Gonzaga opened up their season last Friday with a shutout victory over Coolidge 35-0.
Butler and the Eagle defense held the Colts to 110 total yards and only five first downs for the entire game.
Gonzaga (1-0) will head to Maryland University next Friday for a game against the McDonogh Eagles (2-0).
Justin Brent WR Speedway:
The Sparkplugs lost a close game to Scecina Memorial at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis by the score of 27-26.
Scecina Memorial would battle back from a 20-7 deficit by scoring three touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including a game-winning 17-yard pass play on the last play of regulation. This was the first time the Crusaders had beat Speedway in over 10 years.
Brent would have a 28-yard touchdown reception in the game.
The Sparkplugs will spend this week preparing for a Friday night matchup with undefeated Beech Grove (2-0).