Future Nittany Lion wide receiver Carmelo Taylor had a huge game as the Patrick Henry (VA) Patriots fell 34-28 against Cave Spring. Taylor had a long touchdown catch, an interception, and scored twice.
Defensive athlete DaKaari Nelson helped lead the Selma (AL) Saints to a 40-17 victory. Nelson rushed for 34 yards and two scores, while also recording six tackles, two pass breakups, and two interceptions.
In Florida, the Nittany Lion defensive back trio had a successful weekend. Elliot Washington had a 43-yard rush, while recording a pair of tackles in a 46-7 victory for Venice. Conrad Hussey, King Mack and national powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas remained undefeated with a 49-13 rout of Fort Lauderdale. Hussey had a tackle and an interception that he returned 90 yards.
Back in Pennsylvania, tight end Joey Schlaffer and the Exeter Township Eagles improved to 8-0 on the season with a 44-22 victory over Hempfield and 2024 defensive line target Deyvid Palepale. Schlaffer hauled in three passes for 69 yards, while also recording a quarterback hurry on defense.
Offensive lineman J’Ven Williams and Wyomissing defeated Conrad Weiser 49-10 to improve to 8-0 on the season. You can check out Williams highlights from the victory below.
Friday night linebacker Tony Rojas and Fairfax (VA) defeated Woodson 78-0. Rojas continued his monster senior season as he rushed for 144 yards and four touchdowns on just seven carries. You can checkout his highlights from the game below.