Recruit recap: Big game for Young; Rivers up to 14 sacks

dmclemore@thestate.comOctober 27, 2013 

A look at how South Carolina's football commitments and their teams performed in this weekend's games.

Class of 2014

... TE Kevin Crosby (Bamberg-Ehrhardt High, Bamberg, SC), two touchdown receptions in a 14-10 win over Barnwell.

... TE Kalan Ritchie (Goose Creek High, Goose Creek), two tackles and a pass breakup in a 49-21 win over Wando. He suffered a high ankle sprain and is expected to miss one game.

... WR Shaq Davidson (Gaffney High, Gaffney, SC), at quarterback, threw for 57 yards and a touchdown in a 35-9 win over Riverside.

... WR Terry Googer (Woodward Academy, College Park, Ga.), at quarterback, carried the ball 23 times for 174 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 165 yards and a score in a 42-28 win over St. Pius.

... QB Michael Scarnecchia (Fleming Island, Fleming Island, Fla.) 7-of-13 passing for 57 yards in 17-14 win over Atlantic Coast. Scarnecchia's team is undefeated and won the district title with the victory.

... OL Malik Young (Woodmont High, Piedmont, SC), graded at 87 percent with seven pancakes - his best game of the season - in a 46-29 win over J.L. Mann. Woodmont had 351 yards rushing.

... OL Donell Stanley (Latta High, Latta, SC), on defense, had six tackles, including four for loss, in a 61-0 win over Hannah-Pamplico.

... DL Taylor Stallworth (Murphy High, Mobile, Ala.), five tackles, three quarterback hurries and 1.5 sacks in a 52-18 loss to McGill-Toolen.

... DL Abu Lamin (Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott, Kan.), one tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry last weekend in a 63-39 loss to Hutchinson Community College.

... DL Jhaustin Thomas (Trinity Valley Community College, Athens, Texas), six tackles, one sack and three quarterback hurries last weekend in a 55-31 win over Tyler Junior College

Stats unavailable

... FB Joe Blue (Dillon High, Dillon, SC), 44-0 win over Loris

... DB Al Harris Jr. (St. Thomas Aquinas High, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), 57-7 win over Hollywood Hills.

Off week

... LB Bryson Allen-Williams (Cedar Grove High, Ellenwood, Ga.). Cedar Grove plays Googer's Woodward team this Friday.


... DB Darin Smalls (Summerville High, Summerville), is out for the season with a knee injury.

Class of 2015

... WR Jerad Washington (First Coast High, Jacksonville, Fla.), five catches for 61 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-0 win over Ocala West Port.

... WR Dexter Neal (Stephenson High, Stone Mountain, Ga.), five catches for 85 yards in a 10-6 win over MLK High.

... DE Chauncey Rivers (Stephenson High, Stone Mountain, Ga.), 15 tackles, three sacks in a 10-6 win over MLK High. Rivers has 72 tackles and 14 sacks this season.

Stats unavailable

... DE Shameik Blackshear (Bluffton High, Bluffton, SC), 62-34 loss to Fort Dorchester.

... LB Sherrod Pittman (First Coast High, Jacksonville, Fla.), 34-0 win over Ocala West Port.

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