November 2, 2010

Henderson's rushing totals pace A&M commits

Coming in to Friday night's game against Austin Westwood, Leander running back Jonathon Henderson had rushed for 188 yards for the season. Four quarters later, his season rushing total was pushing 500.

Henderson ran for 301 yards on 23 carries and scored three touchdowns as Leander won 36-28 to improve their record to 4-1 in district play, good enough for second place in District 16 5-A. For the season, Henderson now has 489 yards rushing on 51 carries, an average of 9.77 yards per rush. He's also caught 19 passes for 318 yards and four touchdowns to go with 18 tackles on defense.

Here's how some of A&M's other commits fared this past weekend:

Howard Matthews had a relatively quiet day in Clear Springs' 44-21 win over League City Clear Creak. He completed the only pass he threw for 46 yards, carried the ball 10 times for 87 yards, including a 32-yard score, and caught two passes for 39 yards.

Season Stats: 84 carries for 723 yards and eight touchdowns; 39 catches for 688 yards and six touchdowns; one sack and one interception.

Donnie Baggs racked up six tackles, four solo, in the Chargers' win over Clear Springs.

Season Stats: 26 tackles, two sacks, two passes defensed.

Johnny Manziel put up another incredible statistical night in Kerrville Tivy's district-clinching win over Boerne Champion. He was 20-30 for 332 yards and four touchdowns passing; ran for 160 yards and three scores on eight carries and caught his first touchdown pass of the season, a 22-yard throw from his center. Really.

Season Stats: 170-257 for 2,628 yards, 34 touchdowns and two inteceptions passing; 124 carries for 1,254 yards and 21 touchdowns rushing; one catch for 22 yards and a touchdown.

Shayvion Hatten racked up a season-high nine tackles, six solo, in Daingerfield's 42-21 win over New Boston.

Season Stats: 38 tackles, 2 sacks and one fumble recovery.

Josh Stewart had a huge game in Denton Guyer's 56-21 win over Keller Fossil Ridge. Stewart picked off two passes, had 10 tackles and caught two passes for 75 yards, including a 67-yard score.

Season Stats: Two carries for 11 yards; 13 catches for 239 yards and two touchdowns; three inteceptions.

Devonta Burns had three tackles in Arlington Martin's 59-0 throttling of Weatherford.

Season Stats: 46 tackles and one sack.

Shaun Ward had six tackles and a sack as the Lauderdale Lakes (Fla.) Boyd Anderson defense held Douglas to -15 rushing yards and 33 passing yards in a 40-3 win.

Joseph Cheek had nine pancake blocks in lost 51-14 to New Braunfels.

Nathan Gutekunst had seven pancakes as Atascocita lost to Conroe 28-21.

Taylor Bertolet could only kick a single extra point in Exter Township (Pa.)'s 37-7 loss to Governor Mifflin.

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