Clemson commit highlights: Lawrence moves up ranks, eyeing state record
|Saturday, October 14, 2017, 3:25 PM- -|
Clemson five-star quarterback commit Trevor Lawrence inched closer to his spot atop the Georgia high school record books in a 63-0 Cartersville (Ga.) win over Sandy Creek (Ga.).
Lawrence tossed four touchdowns, connecting on 15-of-19 passes for 284 yards. The 6-foot-6 prospect improved his completion rate this season to 73.3 percent, with 30 touchdown throws to one interception.
Lawrence is now only 117 yards from breaking Deshaun Watson’s state passing record (13,077) and 11 touchdown passes from topping another Watson mark (159). He surpassed current Georgia starting QB Jake Fromm to move into second in the record books Friday (12,961).
Cartersville has won 38-straight under Lawrence's leadership and hosts Chapel Hill (Ga.) next, as one of two region games left before the playoffs start.
Braden Galloway – 3-star Seneca (SC) TE prospect
Galloway returned to action after suffering a foot injury just two games into his campaign, leading Seneca to a 31-21 region win over Walhalla. Galloway, who plays quarterback for the Bobcats, connected on 7-of-15 passes for 181 yards with two touchdowns.
Justin Mascoll – 4-star South Gwinnett (GA) DE
Mascoll helped South Gwinnett snap a four-game losing streak by shutting out Rockdale County (Ga.) in the second half in a 19-14 win. Mascoll lived in the backfield with a sack, a couple more tackle for loss and a forced fumble.
Derion Kendrick – 4-star WR prospect; B.T. Potter – 3-star South Pointe (SC) kicker
Kendrick passed for two touchdowns and Potter connected on a 36-yard field goal in a 45-10 South Pointe win over Lancaster (SC). Kendrick completed 11-of-16 passes for 125 yards – one a 40-yard TD throw. Kendrick has totaled 17 passing touchdowns and 23 total scores this season.
Quick hits: Greater Atlanta Christian 4-star DB prospect Kyler McMichael rushed for three touchdowns in a second-straight game to top Lumpkin County (Ga.) 61-14…4-star OLB Jake Venables and Daniel (SC) dropped to 1-7 after a 21-7 loss to Belton-Honea Path. The Shrine Bowl selection went into the week with 44 tackles, five sacks and an interception this season…2019 4-star S Joseph Charleston and Milton dropped a tough one to South Forysth, 21-13…2018 defensive commits Xavier Thomas and Mike Jones Jr., Josh Belk and Darnell Jefferies had the week off.