The “Week In Review” feature, a recap of how Virginia Tech’s recruits performed in the previous week, will be posted weekly throughout the 2012 regular season and through the playoffs. Here is how Tech’s class did this past week…
- Kyle Chung, OL/TE/DL, Ponte Vedra (FL)
Ponte Vedra finished with an 8-1 regular season record after blowing out Menendez, 38-0. Chung and the rest of the O-line helped pave the way for over 500 yards rushing in the win. The Sharks, District 4-5A champs, will host Bishop Kenny in the playoffs on November 16.
- Charles Clark Jr., DB/RB, King’s Fork (Suffolk, VA)
King’s Fork came close to ending Oscar Smith’s 54-game win streak in Southeastern District play, but in the end the Tigers prevailed over the Bulldogs, 38-35, in double overtime. Still, it was a terrific regular season for King’s Fork, which finished with a 7-3 record and earned a no. 5 seed in the Division 5, Eastern Region playoffs. The Bulldogs will travel to Lakeland in the first round this Friday night.
- Brandon Facyson (CB/WR), Northgate (Newnan, GA)
Facyson hauled in a 23-yard touchdown reception and blocked an extra point as Northgate rolled over McIntosh, 34-13 (the full game story, along with a cool pic of Facyson, can be found here). With a win this week over Mundy’s Mill, the Vikings (4-5) will advance to the playoffs.
- Holland Fisher (S/LB). Manchester (Midlothian, VA)
Manchester downed Dominion District foe James River, 41-6, to improve to 6-3 overall and 5-2 in district play. The Lancers’ D has allowed only six points over the course of the past three games.
- Kendall Fuller, CB/WR, Good Counsel (Olney, MD)
Good Counsel cruised to a 48-0 win over Carroll in its regular season finale. The Falcons are 9-1 heading into the WCAC playoffs.
Hodges, sitting out the game to gain an extra week of rest before the playoffs, watched from the sideline as the Sun Devils cruisied to a 48-7 win over Princess Anne. Salem takes a 9-1 record into its Division 6, Eastern Region first round match-up against Grassfield.
- Cequan Jefferson, CB, Henrico (VA)
The Warriors finally put one in the win column when they defeated Glen Allen last week, 35-29. Henrico has one win against eight losses this season. Jefferson had 112 yards receiving and two touchdowns last week, giving him five touchdowns over the past three games.
- Jameion Moss, LB, Northeastern (Elizabeth City, N.C.)
Northeastern defeated Bertie, 31-22, in the opening round of the Class 2A state playoffs. This week, Moss and company will meet Holmes, a team they lost to in the regular season two weeks ago.
Through three quarters, Hampton and Phoebus were tied at 21. The Phantoms scored 14 unanswered in the fourth, though, to get the 35-21 win over the Crabbers (8-2).
Newsome totaled 161 yards of offense, including 122 yards rushing on 21 carries. He had a touchdown pass. Phoebus contained Williams, holding him to just 25 yards rushing on nine carries and two catches for 23 yards. He had one touchdown.
Though the Crabbers missed out on the Peninsula District title, their season continues this week when they host Norcom in the first round of the Division 5, Eastern Region playoffs.
- Parker Osterloh, OL, Warhill (Williamsburg, VA)
Warhill defeated Jamestown last week to finish the regular season with a 6-4 overall record. This week, Billy Jarvis’ team will meet Courtland in the Division 4, Region 1 playoffs.
- Carlis Parker, QB, Statesville (N.C.)
Statesville moved on to the second round of the Class 3AA state playoffs after defeating Enka, 65-12. The Greyhounds take on Erwin in the second round.
Parker was relatively quiet in last week’s win, completing only four of 10 passes for 60 yards and a touchdown.
- Braxton Pfaff, OL, Liberty Christian Academy (Lynchburg, VA)
LCA is now 8-1 after defeating a quality Benedictine team on the road, 55-12. Both the Bulldogs and Cadets move on to the VIS Division 1 playoffs.
- David Prince, ATH, Patrick Henry (Roanoke, VA)
Prince rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown as Patrick Henry eventually pulled away from William Fleming, 26-8. He added 87 yards passing in the win. The Patriots (8-2) will now travel to Colonial Forge in the first round of the Division 6, Northwest Region playoffs.
- DJ Reid, ATH, Thomas Dale (Chester, VA)
Thomas Dale had a week to forget, dropping a 42-3 decision to rival L.C. Bird. The Knights fall to 3-6.
- Anthony Shegog, S/ATH, North Stafford (Stafford, VA)
North Stafford soundly defeated Orange, 57-0, in the regular season finale for both teams. The Wolverines (9-1) earned a share of the Commonwealth District title and the no. 1 seed in the Division 5, Northwest Region playoffs. They has a bye this week before hosting a regional semifinal.
Shegog returned a punt 66 yards for a score last week. He added 22 yards rushing on five carries.
- Wyatt Teller, DL/OL, Liberty (Bealeton, VA)
Liberty defeated Fauquier, 42-28, in a rivalry game dubbed the “Bird Bowl.” The Eagles (6-4) are 2012 Evergreen District co-champions. Division 4, Region II playoff action begins this week, and Liberty will travel to Sherando. The Warriors defeated the Eagles in the regular season.
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- Xavier Burke, DL/TE, Brunswick County (Lawrenceville, VA)
Brunswick defeated rival Greensville County, 18-2. The Bulldogs (5-5) closed out the regular season with four straight wins and will face Park View-South Hill in the first round of the Division 3, Region 1 playoffs. Burke, a potential tight end or defensive lineman for the Hokies, will be featured in a TSL Pass article this week.
- Ja’Von Harrison, ATH, Kathleen (Lakeland, FL)
Kathleen (6-3) shutout Sebring, 38-0, but missed out on a playoff berth when Bartow lost to Winter Haven.
- Vinny Mihota, DE/OL, Massaponax (Fredericksburg, VA)
Massaponax defeated Albemarle, 35-0, in its regular season finale. The Panthers will host DaeSean Hamilton-led Mountain View this week in the first round of the Division 5, Northwest Region playoffs.
PREVIOUS COLUMNS, THE 2012 SEASON…
Week One, August 27
Week Two, September 3
Week Three, September 10
Week Four, September 17
Week Five, September 24
Week Six, October 1
Week Seven, October 8
Week Eight, October 15
Week Nine, October 22
Week Ten, October 29