- Brandon P. Oliver, Reporter, DuckNation
Oregon commits had another strong week. As the playoffs are set to begin, 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?
Stars of the week:
Dontre Wilson, DeSoto (Texas) High School
DeSoto rolled to a 76-35 win behind Wilson's 249 yards and four touchdowns. The No. 51 player in the ESPN 150 also added two receptions for 17 yards. On the season, the No. 5 athlete in the ESPN 150 has 1,161 yards and 24 touchdowns rushing to go along with 26 catches for 456 yards and four more scores. DeSoto is now 9-0 on the season. DeSoto will face Mansfield (Texas) High School on Thursday to open the 6A playoffs in Texas.
Darren Carrington, San Diego Horizon
The No. 52 wide receiver in the country did all he could to help Horizon to a big, 51-14 victory over La Jolla (Calif.) Bishop's School. Carrington had four receptions for 101 yards and a touchdown. Carrington also had one pass attempt, which he completed for a 23-yard touchdown. On defense, Carrington had 12 tackles. For the season, Carrington has 47 receptions for 859 yards and 13 touchdowns receiving to go along with 14 rushes for 110 yards and two touchdowns. On defense, Carrington has 38 tackles, a fumble recovery and a sack. Horizon is 7-3 on the season.
Tyree Robinson, San Diego Lincoln
The No. 273 player in the ESPN 300 had five receptions for 71 yards and a touchdown. On defense, Robinson had five tackles. For the second consecutive week, Robinson returned a punt for a touchdown as he had a 35-yard punt return for a score as the Hornets fell 35-21 to San Diego (Calif.) Saint Augustine. He now has 40 tackles and three interceptions. On offense, the explosive wide receiver has 26 receptions for 362 yards and seven touchdowns. Lincoln is 6-3.
Chris Seisay, American Canyon (Calif.) High School
Seisay had a big night on defense as he had eight tackles and an interception as American Canyon -- in just its third varsity season -- beat rival Benicia (Calif.) High School 40-30 to win their first league title. Seisay has four carries for 52 yards and a touchdown rushing to go with 21 receptions for 464 yards and eight touchdowns receiving this season. On defense, he has 57 tackles, a sack, two interceptions 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 9-1.
John Mundt, Modesto (Calif.) Central Catholic
Mundt and the Raiders won in dominant fashion, rolling to a 63-20 victory. The No. 11 tight end in the country had two catches for 111 yards and two touchdowns. He added seven tackles and his 12th sack of the season. Mundt has 25 catches for 430 yards and six touchdowns this season. On defense, Mundt has 56 tackles and 12 sacks. Central Catholic is 8-2 overall.
Don't forget about them:
Tyrell Robinson, San Diego Lincoln
The versatile Robinson continued his standout senior season withng nine tackles and two sacks on defense. He has 77 tackles, nine 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 14 receptions for 256 yards and two touchdowns. Lincoln is 6-4.
Matt Wogan, Indian Trail (NC) Porter Ridge
The No. 4 kicker in the country was 8-for-8 on extra points and had touchbacks on all eight of his kickoffs as Porter Ridge rolled to a 69-0 victory. For the season, Wogan has 66 touchbacks out of 70 kickoffs, a 44-yard average on punts and eight catches for 67 yards and two touchdowns on offense. Porter Ridge is 10-1.
Thomas Tyner, Aloha (Ore.) High School
Tyner and his Aloha team had a week off as they prepare to start the OSAA 6A playoffs next week when they host Hillsboro (Ore.) Glencoe. Tyner has rushed for 2,800 yards and 35 touchdowns this season and also has five receptions for 82 yards and another score. Aloha is 7-2.
Alex Redmond, Los Alamitos (Calif.) High School
Without Redmond, the Griffins fell 31-28 to Newport Beach (Calif.) Newport Harbor, dropping to 6-4.
Doug Brenner, Portland (Ore.) Jesuit
Brenner and the 7-2 Crusaders had a bye and will face off against Gresham (Ore.) Centennial in the OSAA playoffs next week.
Evan Voeller, West Linn (Ore.) High School
The Lions pounded Salem (Ore.) McKay 61-27 in the opening round of the OSAA playoffs and will face off against Beaverton (Ore.) Southridge next week.
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