It's been a very good start to the season for WR Zac Kerxton. In a season opening victory over Hylton on August 28th, the speedster caught 5 passes for 64 yards, with completions of 41 and 25 yards setting up two different Battlefield (VA) touchdowns. This past weekend, Kerxton battled double-teams but still managed to record a 40-yard touchdown reception and return a kickoff for a touchdown in a 46-14 win over Gar-Field, garnering the phrase "lightning in a bottle" from his head coach.
WR Changa Hodge and East Stroudsburg South (PA) didn't have as good of a time this past Friday night, getting blown out 52-14 by Freedom (PA) in their first game of the season. Hodge made an impact however, taking a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown to tie the game early on.
DB Korey Stevens and highly ranked Gilman (MD) started out 1-1 on the season. They lost a tight season opener to St. Edward (OH) 14-13 before beating Good Counsel (MD) 36-29 - Stevens chipped in with a long pass reception. Stevens has been playing both defensive back and wide receiver early on.
OL Paul Grattan and Mt. Lebanon (PA) roughed up Canon-McMillan (PA) 48-14 to open their season. Grattan and the offensive line paved the way for 235 rushing yards (11.1 ypc). Nice!
DL Aaron Seigle is coming off an ACL tear suffered last season. His Susquehanna Township squad beat Greater Nanticoke 28-6 to open up the season with a win.
QB Jack Schetelich and Cranford (NJ) open up their season this Friday night vs. Warren Hills (NJ), while Jeff Wiley and Hopewell Valley (NJ) kick off their season this Friday night at home vs. Burlington Township (NJ).
OL Peter Fallon (Millis/Hopedale, Mass.) and LB Keeling Hunter (Peddie School, N.J.) don't start their seasons until September 18th.