PREP FOOTBALL | STARTING 11
Each week, The News & Observer honors the top 11 high school football performances from around the Triangle and Eastern North Carolina.
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The Starting 11: Week 12
Robert Batchelder, St. David’s: Caught seven passes for 182 yards and one score in a 24-20 loss to Faith Christian. Matthew Haist, St. David’s: Linebacker recorded 13 tackles, seven solo.
A.J. Boulware, Lee County: Rushed for 216 yards and three touchdowns.
Deandrew Prince, Lee County: Recorded eight tackles, five solo, with two sacks, two tackles for loss and one safety. Maquel Haywood, Wake Forest: Rushed 14 times for 203 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-2 win over rival Heritage. Dominic Carlucci,
Cardinal Gibbons: Senior tight end caught six passes for 111 yards and one score in a 45-0 win over Enloe. Ben Smith, Jordan:
Knights’ quarterback completed 17 of 29 passes for 229 yards and two scores in a two-point win over Cary. Darius Ocean, Cleveland: Junior quarterback completed 18 of 29 passes for 241 yards and three touchdowns. Alexander Ahlquist, Panther Creek: Completed 15 of 26 passes for 280 yards and five scores.
Jonathan Streeter, Panther Creek: Wide receiver caught five passes for 111 yards and two scores in a 38-34 win over Green Hope. Rashad Logan, South Granville: Rushed 12 times for 150 yards and one score in a 49-0 win over J.F. Webb.
Wake Forest running back Maquel Haywood runs behind lineman Ryan Moran for his second touchdown run against the Richmond Raiders on Aug. 24.