Six teams in District 10 – Lakeview, Farrell, Sharpsville, Fort LeBoeuf, Cambridge Springs and Mercyhurst Prep remain undefeated as we hit Week 5 of the high school football season in District 10.
Cambridge and Lakeview sit atop the Region 1 standings, as do Mercyhurst Prep and Eisenhower in Region 2, Farrell and Sharpsville in Region 3, Oil City, Meadville and CASH in Region 4, LeBoeuf and North East in Region 5 and McDowell in Region 6 after its win over Erie last week.
Here’s a look at the matchups this week.
Mercer (2-2) at Cochranton (2-1)
A pair of teams jockeying for position in Region 1. Both are coming off lopsided wins – Mercer over Saegertown and Cochranton over Kennedy Catholic. Blake Foulk a touchdown four different ways for Cochranton in the win over Kennedy Catholic, while Noah Cummings was over 100 yards on the ground.
Daemyin Mattocks has rushed for 416 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground for Mercer, while Carter Addison has 216 yards and four touchdowns rushing.
Reynolds (2-2) at Maplewood (1-3)
Reynolds is looking to snap a 2-game losing streak, and when they are rolling on offense, it’s on the ground. Gabe Minjarez has 348 yards and four touchdowns on the ground, while Gavin Alabran has 123 yards and two touchdowns. Alabran also has 290 yards passing and a pair of touchdowns to Kevyn Magieri (142 yards receiving).
Maplewood is looking to get its offense rolling after shutout losses to Cambridge Springs and Lakeview. The Tigers have rushed for 432 yards as a team, with Dorian Doubet’s 104 yards leading the way.
Farrell (4-0) at Hickory (3-1)
Farrell hasn’t given up more than 17 points in any of its games in wins over North East, Warren Harding, Greenville and Grove City, and will be tasked with shutting down a talented Hickory offense. Offensively for the Steelers, Kabron Smith has thrown for 677 yards and nine touchdowns – including three each to Danny Odem (200 yards receiving) and Brandon Chambers (122 yards receiving). Juelz Johnson has 269 yards and three touchdowns on the ground.
Hickory has scored at least 41 points in each of its three wins (they lost 12-0 to Sharon in Week 3) and haven’t given up more than 21 points in a game through four weeks. Offensively, Zander Telesz has thrown for 624 yards and nine touchdowns, with Tylon Cousin Jr. (169 yards 4 touchdowns) and Will Acrie (130 yards, 3 touchdowns) a couple of his top targets. Freshman Kelvin Morrison has 207 yards and three touchdowns rushing and 116 yards and a touchdown receiving.
Sharpsville (4-0) at Greenville (0-4)
The Caullin Summers machine comes to Greenville as the unbeaten Blue Devils face the 0-4 Trojans. The Blue Devils turned in their best performance of the season last week in a 23-6 win over Slippery Rock. Summers became Sharpsville’s all-time leading passer last week and has thrown for 1,212 yards and 16 touchdowns and also rushed for 463 yards and five touchdowns. Jaiden White has 138 yards rushing and three touchdowns and 211 yards receiving and three scores. Dalton Byerly has 515 yards receiving and seven touchdowns.
Greenville has been competitive in all three of its Region 3 losses – 21-14 to Wilmington, 14-7 to Slippery Rock and 28-12 to Farrell. Malachi Hyde has rushed for 221 yards and a touchdown, while Nick Solderich has 270 yards passing and two touchdowns.
Grove City (2-2) at Slippery Rock (1-3)
Grove City picked up a huge win last week, 17-14 over previously unbeaten Sharon. In fact, the 17 points were the first points the Tigers have given up all season. Dual-threat quarterback Hunter Hohman has rushed for 334 yards and three touchdowns and thrown for 527 yards and seven scores. Gavin Lutz (194 yards, 4 touchdowns) and Nathan Greer (218 yards, 3 touchdowns) lead a talented receiving core.
Slippery Rock is coming off a 23-6 loss to Sharpsville. Eli Anderson has thrown for 562 yards and four touchdowns and also rushed for 105 yards. Sam Schwartz has 169 yards receiving and three scores.
Wilmington (2-2) at Sharon (3-1)
Sharon’s defense gave up its first points of the season against Grove City after three consecutive shutouts. Cortez Nixon leads a balanced rushing attack with 298 yards, while Mister Ham has 270 yards and four touchdowns and Ike Friday 109 yards and two touchdowns. Ham has thrown for 428 yards and four scores, while CC Harrison has 164 yards receiving and two touchdowns.
Wilmington is looking to bounce back from a 41-21 loss to Hickory after they had back-to-back wins over Greenville and Mercer. Ben Miller has put together a strong season on the ground with 623 yards and seven touchdowns, while Buddah Book has rushed for 207 yards and four touchdowns.
Conneaut (2-2) at Meadville (3-1)
Defense and Meadville have keyed Meadville’s back-to-back wins over Fairview and Titusville. The Bulldogs have surrendered just 23 points the last two weeks and scored 88 points. Bradyn Miller has rushed for 509 yards and nine touchdowns, while Brighton Anderson has 421 yards and four touchdowns and Jordan Lawrence 309 yards and two touchdowns.
Conneaut, meanwhile, is coming off a 24-12 win over Warren. In that game, Ben Easler was 10-19 for 163 yards with two touchdowns and an interception through the air and added 49 yards and a touchdown on the ground.
Corry (1-2) at General McLane (2-2)
Corry is coming off a 29-21 come from behind win over Harbor Creek, its first victory of the season. Nolan Carey has thrown for over 500 yards and four touchdowns for the Beavers.
GM has alternated wins and losses so far this season and is looking to bounce back from a 38-12 loss to North East. Isaac Zetiz has thrown for 442 yards and five touchdowns, while Jacob Zeitz had 353 yards and four touchdowns receiving. Magnus Lloyd leads the ground game with 255 yards and three touchdowns.
Fort LeBoeuf (4-0) at North East (3-1)
North East has won three straight by double digits over Girard, Oil City and General McLane, allowing just 14 points over those three games. Jackson Humes is completing 60 percent of his passes for 878 yards and 12 touchdowns. Jamari Curlet has rushed for 188 yards and has 433 yards receiving and nine total touchdowns.
LeBoeuf outlasted Fairview in three overtimes last week, 36-35 to remain unbeaten. Aiden Lesik has over 400 yards on the ground through four games, while Conner McChesney is getting it done with both his legs and his arm, including the game-winning touchdown run and two-point conversion in triple overtime last week.
Harbor Creek (1-3) at Girard (2-1)
Harbor Creek blaked Conneaut in Week 3 and lost a late lead to Corry last week. TyShawn Jones has emerged in the running game, rushing for 421 yards and six touchdowns, while Lance Brown has 334 yards and a touchdown.
Girard is coming off a bye week following a 49-13 win over Warren in Week 3. Jeremiah Colon has over 300 yards on the ground to lead the rushing attack, including a game-winning touchdown in overtime in a Week 1 win over Northwestern.
Erie (2-2) at Butler (2-2)
This is the Region 6 opener for Butler, with Erie falling to McDowell 47-21 last week. Braylon Littlejohn has 347 yards rushing on the season for Butler, while Landon Lacey has 168 yards receiving.
Erie had given up just 16 total points in its first three weeks before the loss to McDowell. Nyciere Smith has 200 yards and a touchdown on the ground to lead the Royals.
Lakeview (4-0) at Eisenhower (3-1)
An intriguing matchup between Class 1A contenders. Lakeview is rolling, outscoring its opponents 146-44 (they had a forfeit win over Kennedy Catholic as well). Last week in a 46-0 win over Maplewood, Danick Hinkson had two pick six’s. Mitchell Tingley has 460 yards and seven touchdowns on the ground, while Aiden Osborne has three touchdowns on the ground.
Eisenhower bounced back from a Week 2 shutout loss to Cambridge Springs with back-to-back wins over Union City and Seneca. Shawn Pascuzzi had 391 yards passing, 316 yards rushing and 11 total touchdowns. Logan Penley has 229 yards on the ground, while Kris Bunk has 202 receiving yards and five touchdowns.
Villa Angela-St. Joseph (4-1) at McDowell (2-2)
McDowell has scored 149 points through its first four games against a tough schedule. Blayze Myers has stepped into the quarterback role nicely, throwing for multiple touchdowns every week, while Stephon Porter had three touchdowns in the win over Erie last week.
Villa-Angela-St. Joseph has scored 205 points through five games.
Titusville (1-3) at Seneca (0-4)
Titusville has been competitive in losses against Sharpsville, Fort LeBoeuf and Meadville, teams with a combined record of 11-1. Jaxon Covell has rushed for 387 yards and four touchdowns and has 250 yards receiving and a pair of scores. Ian McDonald has 431 yards and four passing touchdowns for the Rockets.
Nolan Seabury has thrown for 308 yards, rushed for 277 yards and has seven total touchdowns for Seneca, which is coming off a loss to Eisenhower last week.
Union City (2-2) at Saegertown (1-3)
Union City looks to make it back-to-back wins after a 14-6 triumph over Iroquois last week. Skylar Olmstead has rushed for 503 yards and six touchdowns for the Bears.
Saegertown is coming off a 48-6 loss to Mercer last week.
Cambridge Springs (4-0) at Iroquois (1-3)
Cambridge Springs has been simply dominant, outscoring its opponents 202-31, including wins over last season’s D10 1A finalists, Eisenhower and Reynolds. The Blue Devils have rushed for over 1,300 yards in their four wins, including 523 yards and eight touchdowns from Brett Kania and 272 yards and four touchdowns from Josh Gorton and 226 yards and five touchdowns from Preston Gorton. Morgan Applebee has been efficient in limited passing attempts, passing for two touchdowns while completing 60 percent of his passes.
Clarkson North (1-1) at Cathedral Prep (2-1)
Prep is coming off one of the most thrilling wins in regular season program history, 78-72 in overtime over St. Francis (NY). Dajoure Hollingsworth has rushed for 694 yards and eight touchdowns through three games, with Suhtaun Lewis adding 235 yards on the ground. Luke Costello has thrown for 281 yards and six touchdowns.
Clarkson North, meanwhile, is coming off a 20-10 win over Mount Zion (Maryland). Prep won the matchup a year ago, 22-17.
Warren (0-4) at Fairview (1-3)
Fairview is coming off a heartbreaking loss to Fort LeBoeuf in triple overtime and in search of their second win of the season. Vinny Campoli has put together a strong season through four games, passing for 498 yards and five touchdowns and rushing for 199 yards and four touchdowns.
Warren, meanwhile, is coming off a 24-12 loss to Conneaut. Eric Dippold has thrown for 378 yards and a pair of touchdowns, with 221 of those yards receiving belonging to John Corbett. Sam Harvey has rushed for 200 yards for the Dragons.
Franklin (0-4) at Mercyhurst Prep (4-0)
Mercyhurst Prep, quite simply, is rolling, outscoring their opponents 220-27 through four games. Paul Johnson has accounted for nearly 800 yards combined passing and rushing and 10 total touchdowns, while JJ Ganska has 429 yards rushing and five touchdowns and Ja’son Ellman 255 yards receiving and five touchdowns.
Jason Carey has thrown for 360 yards for Franklin, with 320 of those going to Cole Buckley. The Knights are coming off a 36-15 loss to Oil City.
Northwestern (0-4) at Oil City (3-1)
Ethen Knox returned from a 1-game absence due to injury and rushed for 262 yards and four touchdowns in the win over Franklin. Cole Findlay has also thrown for 162 yards and a pair of scores for the Oilers, who bounced back from a loss to North East the week before.
Lloyd Fountain had 535 yards through the air and a pair of touchdowns for Northwestern, which is coming off a loss to Mercyhurst Prep.