OSU Commits in Action
RB Ronald Jones II
Jones was able to return this week from his ankle injury, and helped McKinney North defeat McKinney 28-16 on Friday. Jones was instrumental in the win, as he rushed for 130 yards on 14 carries (9.3 yards/carry), and 2 touchdowns. His first touchdown came late in the 3rd quarter to give North the lead 10-7. Jones then scored on a 76-yard run and what would be the deciding score to put the game away with a little under 10 minutes left in the 4th quarter.
Ronald has already eclipsed 1000 rushing yards in just 6 games, as he has totaled 1008 yards on 96 carries (10.5 yards per carry) and 14 touchdowns.
WR Jalen McCleskey
St. Paul got a homecoming victory over Northshore on Friday 55-14. McCleskey was outstanding yet again, tallying 3 catches for 77 yards and two touchdowns.
McCleskey has 22 receptions for 338 yards and 4 touchdowns and 359 all purpose yards on the year.
QB John Kolar
Kolar and Norman North were finally able to break the losing streak, beating Edmond North 28-23 on Thursday. Kolar only threw the ball 20 times, as running back Quan Hogan carried much of the offensive load. Kolar finished the game 9-20 for 163 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception.
On the year, John has thrown for 1662 yards, 17 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions.
CB Jaylon Lane
Nacogdoches and Jacksonville were in an absolute slugfest on Friday night, as the game went to five overtime periods. Unfortunately, Jacksonville left with the win 85-79. Amazingly enough, this match-up has a history of classic finishes as the two teams were involved in a 12 overtime game back in 2010. Nacogdoches will play Lindale on Friday.
S Kevin Henry
Central High lost a heart-breaker to Zachary on Friday, 22-21. Central led 21-0 with just under nine minutes left in the game, but Zachary was able to score 22 unanswered points capped off by a 2-point conversion with just a minute left to take the lead for good. Henry intercepted a pass in the 2nd quarter to set up a touchdown.
Central will play Broadmoor on Friday.
S Kenneth McGruder
Alief Taylor defeated Fort Bend Kempner 45-30, and will take on Missouri City this week.
C Johnny Wilson
Midland Christian took an early 28-27 lead over Plano Prestonwood Christian on Friday, but were gashed with 20 unanswered points by Plano to lose 48-27. MCS will face John Paul on Friday.
DT Motekai Maile
Tyler lost in a shootout to Navarro 58-45 on Saturday to drop to 6-2 on the season. They will face Kilgore College on Saturday.
LB Za'Carrius Green
Duncanville lost a tight game against Midlothian on Friday 47-42, despite a 504-372 total yards advantage. Duncanville has the week off before facing Grand Prarie on October 31st.
DT Taaj Bakari
Mansfield Legacy lost to Lancaster 55-40, and will play Lake Ridge on Friday.
OT Joshua Jones
Fort Bend Bush fell short in a tough defensive battle against Texas City 7-0 on Friday. They will face Santa Fe on Friday.
OT Brandon Pertile
Pertile is out for the season with a knee injury and will join the Cowboys in the spring.
OT Deya Mhiesen
Mhiesen is redshirting at Pierce College this season, allowing him three years of eligibility. Deya plans to enroll next spring to compete for playing time next season.