- Brandon P. Oliver, Reporter, DuckNation
Oregon commits had another strong week, as they once again showed why they are so highly coveted by the Ducks' coaching staff. As the playoffs near, the competition has been turned up and Chip Kelly's 11 commits are proving themselves in a big way.
Who won? Who lost? Who seems primed to make an impact next year for the Ducks?
Star(s) of the week:
Thomas Tyner, Aloha (Ore.) High School
After a 7-0 start, Aloha lost to rival Southridge, 49-39, for its second straight defeat. The No. 104 player in the ESPN 150 carried the ball 30 times for 372 yards and four touchdowns. Tyner has rushed for 2,785 yards and 35 touchdowns for the season and also has two receptions for 34 yards and another score. Aloha is now 7-2 on the year.
Darren Carrington, San Diego (Calif.) Horizon
The No. 52 wide receiver in the country did all he could to help Horizon during a 42-28 loss to San Diego (Calif.) Parker. Carrington had nine receptions for 176 yards and three touchdowns, plus a 2-point conversion reception.
For the season, Carrington has 43 receptions for 758 yards and 12 touchdowns receiving to go along with 14 rushes for 110 yards and two touchdowns. On defense, Carrington has 26 tackles, a fumble recovery and a sack. Horizon is now 6-3 on the year.
Chris Seisay, American Canyon (Calif.) High School
Once again, Seisay had a big night for the Wolves in all three facets of the game. On offense, he had two catches for 50 yards and a touchdown. On special teams, Seisay punted five times, including four that pinned Vallejo (Calif.) Bethel inside its own 20-yard line, including two inside the five. On defense, where he will play at Oregon, Seisay had seven tackles and three pass breakups.
Overall, Seisay has four carries for 52 yards and a touchdown rushing to go with 21 receptions for 464 yards and eight touchdowns receiving. On defense, he has 49 tackles, a sack, an interception and two forced fumbles. On special teams, he has added 167 yards and a touchdown on five kick returns, while also averaging 39 yards on 16 punts. American Canyon is now 8-1 overall.
Don't forget about them:
Dontre Wilson, DeSoto (Texas) High School
DeSoto rolled to a 60-27 win behind Wilson's 148 yards and a touchdown. The No. 51 player in the ESPN 150 also added 2 receptions for 22 yards. On the season, the No. 5 athlete in the ESPN 150 has 912 yards and 20 touchdowns rushing to go along with 24 catches for 439 yards and four more scores. DeSoto is now 8-0 on the season.
Tyree Robinson, San Diego (Calif.) Lincoln
The No. 273 player in the ESPN 300 had six tackles on defense and a 50-yard punt return for a touchdown as he helped the Hornets roll to a 42-7 win over San Diego (Calif.) Hoover.
He now has 35 tackles and three interceptions defensively on the season. On offense, the explosive wide receiver has 21 receptions for 362 yards and seven touchdowns. Lincoln is now 6-3.
Tyrell Robinson, San Diego (Calif.) Lincoln
The versatile Robinson continued his standout senior year by tallying eight tackles and a sack on defense. He now has 68 tackles, seven sacks, five fumble recoveries and an interception on the season. Two of Robinson's fumble recoveries have been taken back for touchdowns. On offense, Robinson has 12 receptions for 214 yards and two touchdowns. Lincoln is now 6-3 on the season.
Matt Wogan, Indian Trail (NC) Porter Ridge
The No. 4 kicker in the country was 2 for 2 on extra points and had touchbacks on two of his three kickoffs as Porter Ridge beat rival Sun Valley, 17-0, to clinch the league title.
On the season, Wogan has 58 touchbacks out of 62 kickoffs, a 44-yard average on punts and eight catches for 67 yards and two touchdowns on offense. Porter Ridge is now 8-1 on the season.
John Mundt, Modesto (Calif.) Central Catholic
Mundt and the Raiders won in dominant fashion, rolling to a 38-6 win. The No. 11 tight end in the country had three catches for 35 yards. He also added six tackles and his 11th sack of the season defensively. Mundt now has 23 catches for 319 yards and four touchdowns on the season. On defense, Mundt has a total of 49 tackles and 11 sacks. Central Catholic is now 7-2 overall.
Alex Redmond, Los Alamitos (Calif.) High School
Without Redmond, the Griffins fell 28-7 to Huntington Beach (Calif.) High School, dropping their record to 6-3.
Doug Brenner, Portland (Ore.) Jesuit
Brenner was once again strong on both sides of the ball but not on the stat sheet as he helped the Crusaders roll past long-time rival, Beaverton (Ore.) High School. Jesuit is now 7-2.
Evan Voeller, West Linn (Ore.) High School
Voeller once again sat out with a shoulder injury as the Lions won 35-13 over Lake Oswego (Ore.) Lakeridge. West Linn is now 3-6.
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