The votes are in and the writers of the Associated Press have released their Top 10 by Group after last week’s games in the VHSL. There are some familiar names at all levels for the 757.
The Class of 2014 in The 757 is the hottest yet. It should be no surprise then that the University of Michigan, yet again another Big Ten school, is reaching into the area for talent. Ohio State has started coming in more regularly, Purdue has been picking up the pace, and Penn State has been recruiting here for ages. A couple of our most valuable players picked up offers from the U of M today.
For the Bay Rivers District, seeing a player go away to play college football at an SEC school would be a coup. For Poquoson ATH Grayson Boyce, the chance to take an unofficial visit was a thrill. After Friday night’s game against Tabb, the Poquoson junior took a flight down to Tuscaloosa for a college game day he’ll never forget.
This week’s Freedom Ford Player of the Week, was a non-traditional pick, but deserving in every way. The Western Branch Bruins defense claimed this week’s award, topping Blue Chip Running Back Taquan Mizzell of Bayside High School in the fan voting.
It wasn’t just a day for college football yesterday. Two private school match ups and a game at Darling Stadium between PD foes completed this week’s schedule.
There’s still time to vote for the Freedom Ford Player of the Week on recruit757. Throughout the regular season, fans will select the Freedom Ford Player of the Week for the region. Go to recruit757 on Facebook now to register your vote.
Friday night’s Beach District schedule was full of interesting matchups, perhaps none more intriguing than the tilt between Kellam and Princess Anne. The Knights were trying to stretch their undefeated record to 4-0 while the Cavaliers were trying to grab their second win of the season after a losing streak that lasted more than four seasons.
There was a lot at stake on Friday night as several teams had a lot to prove. Winning streaks were on the line. Playoff opportunities are unfolding. Who rose to the occasion?
Senior Tucker Curran made the difference for Cox (3-2) who shut out Landstown for the first time in 12 meetings between the two Beach District schools.
The Bookers haven’t taken flight yet this season, but Booker T. Senior Rodney Johnson is seeing his recruitment take off. The athlete was accruing offers in the offseason and the attention from college coaches hasn’t slowed down.