QB Johnny Carlson of Minnetonka (MN) Hopkins, who committed to Minnesota
in June, threw one touchdown and rushed for another in the Royals' 34-6 win over
St. Louis Park.
The Royals improved to 3-4.
Dominique Barber of Wayzata was kept out of the end zone
as the Trojans lost for the second straight week, falling to Armstrong 21-20. He
was stopped on a two-point conversion attempt with nine seconds left that sealed
the game. Barber has nine touchdowns this season. He is the younger brother of
Gopher standout running back Marion Barber III.
Barber received some big holes behind the Wayzata offensive line, led by
Tony Sparkman, who is being recruited by Minnesota and Illinois.
Tommy Leavitt of Minneapolis Washburn, who committed to the Gophers last
week, caught a 25-yard touchdown pass in the Millers’ (6-1) win over Edison,
30-0. He has three scores in the past two games after scoring just once in the
first five contests.
Tony Mortensen of Hutchinson missed his third straight game, due to
injury. He has 52 carries for 370 yards and three touchdowns rushing. Mortensen
has completed 26 of 48 passes for 318 yards. He has thrown two touchdowns and
has three interceptions. Hutchinson is 5-2 this season
Breck quarterback Liam O'Hagan threw for five touchdowns and rushed for
another score as the Mustangs rolled to a 48-13 victory over Minnehaha Academy.
O'Hagan completed 16 of 24 passes for 302 yards. Breck is ranked #1 in Class
AA and is 7-0. O'Hagan has thrown
28 touchdowns in his first seven games, as he has completed 99 of 147 passes
for 1,739 yards. His brother is a pitcher at Stanford and the Cardinal, Boston College and Minnesota are among the schools recruiting him.
Brandon Robinson caught six passes for 108 yards and three touchdowns. He
had scored three touchdowns in the first four games this season and has 16 for
the year. He has 34 catches for 778 yards with eleven touchdowns. Boston
College, California, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Northwestern, Stanford, UCLA,
Vanderbilt and Wisconsin have all offered him a scholarship and he is
considering Boston College, California, Stanford, UCLA, Minnesota and Colorado
among his favorites. Robinson is one of the country's top defensive back
prospects. He has set up a visit to Stanford December 6.
Matt Simon of Farmington caught a 45- and 49-yard touchdown pass in the
Tigers 39-22 win over Shakopee. The Tigers are 6-1. Simon has just one carry all
season, but turned that into an 82-yard touchdown and has seven touchdown
Darrell Davenport of Henry Sibley entered the game as the metro area’s
number one rusher. However, he was held to just 25 rushing yards as the Warriors
lost for the first time this season, falling 14-13 to St. Thomas Academy.
Darrell Jackson of Webster Groves (MO) High completed 21 of 29 passes for
267 yards and three touchdowns as he led the defending 5A champions (3-1) to a
42-6 victory over Oakville. He has completed 64 of 123 passes for 1,093 yards and
10 scores. Jackson has rushed 70 times for 362 yards.
Mundelein (IL) Carmel is ranked as the number one team by the Chicago
Tribune. They continued to roll as they defeated Nazareth 62-7 in East Suburban
Catholic play. The Corsairs (7-0) are led by tight end/punter Jack Simmons, who
committed to the Gophers in August. His father, Terry, is a former Gopher who
played for Minnesota from 1977-79 as a punter and tight end.