Damion Terry, Erie Cathedral Prep's 6'4, 210 lb. Sr. QB, has committed to play football at Michigan State. Playing against St. Francis on Friday, he threw 5 TD passes in the win over the Red Raiders. He should be a top flight player in college, as he is the total package.
G & W Recruiting Report has the following players from WNY as top players from NYS: Khari Demos, Lockport L; Ryan Hunter, Canisius L; Stephon Johnson, McKinley WR/DB; Ilo Noble, St. Joe's RB/DB; Mike Senn, Orchard Park L; and Zed Williams, Silver Creek RB/LB.
David Fluellen of Lockport and starting RB at Toledo has rushed for 287 yards and scored 3 TDs.
Mitch Wilson, Orchard Park's Sr. RB, has rushed for 579 yards, scored 9 touchdowns, and averages 11.8 yards per carry.
Unsung Player: Geoff Lort of Wilson
Adam Noonan, Nichols' Sr. RB, has rushed for 538 yards and scored 2 TDs this season.
Maurice Howie, South Park's QB, has completed 68 of 99 passes for 11 TDs and 842 yards. The Junior has also rushed for 252 yards and 2 TDs in the Sparks' 4 games.
James Chambers, Lockport's Sr. RB, scored 7 Tds against Niagara Falls. The Senior tied a WNY 2nd-place record with 9 other players who achieved 7 TDs in a game. The record is 8, held by Eugene Kinzly (N. Tonawanda in 1916) and Homer Geoffrion (Lafayette in 1929).
Jake Cotriss of Medina/Lyndonville, has rushed for 493 yards, 6 TDs, and is averaging 10 yards per carry for 4 games.
The Connolly Cup has nominated 58 players of the week for the first four weeks of the season. The players nominated for more than one week include Marquel Jackson of Cheektowaga (2), Nick Vallone of St. Mary's (2), Rod Turner of Depew (2), Andy Smigiera of West Seneca East (2), Tyler Mascio of Canisius (2).
With Canisius' win over Walsh-Jesuit of Ohio, NY football teams are now 4-40 in the last nine years against Ohio teams. Victories have been by St. Francis against Ignatius and Chaney in 2004, Canisius in 2010 and 2012 against Walsh-Jesuit.
Active win streaks in the state: Hornell - 43, Orchard Park - 17, Maine-Endwell - 16, Sayville - 15, and Dobbs Ferry - 14.
Justin Twarog, Amherst's Sr. QB, has completed 64 of 111 passes for 976 yards and 9 TDs in 4 games.
Josh White, Cleveland Hill's LB, has recorded 53 tackles for the Golden Eagles this season.
Brandon Thomas, Cleveland Hill's Junior RB, has rushed for 508 yards and 8 TDs this season.
Upset of the Week: JFK over Akron
Best Comeback of the Week: Frewsburg over Cattaraugus Little Valley
Best Rushing: Jamestown
Best Fans: Grand Island