Stars of Alabama 5A-6A

Big offensive performances marked the third week of the 2010 season. Here are the 5A and 6A Stars of Alabama for week three.

Stars of Alabama


Anthony Gardner
5-9 180 pounds
Senior Running Back
Pleasant Grove High School

Gardner rushed for 198 yards scoring on runs of 77, 1, and 26 yards. He caught two passes for 40 yards and returned a kick 96 yards for a score in his team's important region win over Hueytown 28-19. The senior had 347 all-purpose yards. He already has scholarship offers from Samford and UAB, but the list should increase if he keeps putting on displays like he did on Friday.

DaMarcus James

5-9 215 pounds
Senior Running Back
Demopolis High School

The Washington State commitment is playing "lights out" for the reigning 5A champions. He rushed for 320 yards in the team's 53-8 win over Central Tuscaloosa. The senior scored three touchdowns on 25 carries on runs of 17, 30 and 4 yards. The short run came two plays after he covered 84-yards to get inside the 10-yard line. James also holds scholarship offers to in-state schools Troy, UAB and South Alabama.

Erique Florence
Senior Quarterback
6-2 185 pounds
Valley High School

Florence is melding into his new position a quarterback. This week the highly recruited defensive player completed 13-of-15 pass attempts for 142 yards and two touchdowns. He rushed for another 56 yards on six carries while playing only the first half in a 48-0 win over Carroll-Ozark. Valley will face a tough region opponent this week in Charles Henderson.

Mason Drummond
Senior Linebacker
5-10 160 pounds
Jacquese Kirk
Senior Defensive Back
6-1 160 pounds
Walker High School

Drummond made 18 tackles in his team's important region win over Cullman, 24-14 while Kirk picked off two passes in the win. Kirk is a commitment to Louisville and holds offers to several schools.

Ben Moore
6-0 190 pounds
Senior Running Back
Cullman High School

Moore rushed for 173 yards on 32 carries. He had 213 all-purpose yards in the loss to Walker.

DeMorris Bledsoe
6-1 15 pounds
Senior Running Back
Sylacauga High School

Bledsoe rushed for 165 yards on 15 carries scoring three touchdowns of 62, 2, and 1 yards in their 54-3 win over Talladega.

Kevin Williams
6-0 160 pounds
Junior Quarterback
Fairfield High School

Williams pssed for two touchdowns of 23, and 24 yards and then ran for 37 and 10 yard runs. He accounted for 183 yards in the 33- 14 win over Wenonah. Fairfield faces a big test this week when they take on Pleasant Grove. Both teams are undefeated.

Corey Dennis
6-2 185 pounds
Senior Quarterback
Charles Henderson High School

Dennis rushed for 278 yards on 21 carries in the 34-20 win over Booker T. Washington. He scored four touchdowns in the region win. The senior also completed four passes for 73 yards with a touchdown.

Dalton Wadley
6-0 220 pounds
Junior Quarterback
Etowah High School

The junior completed 20-of-30 pass attempts for 343 yards scoring three touchdowns of 29, 31 and 23 yards in his team's 27-17 win over Madison County. Wadley played fullback for this team last year.

Danny Woodson Jr.
6-2 200 pounds
Senior Athlete
LeFlore High School

Woodson did a little of everything in his team's 39-16 win over Gulf Shores. He threw a 28-yard touchdown pass, returned a punt for a 40-yard touchdown. For good measure he also completed a two-point conversion pass. Woodson is a commitment to the University of Alabama.

Chase Drake
5-8 165 pounds
Senior Running Back
J.O. Johnson High School

Drake rushed for 190 yards on 14 carries in the 44-26 win over East Limestone. He scored on runs of 66, 3 and 1 yard runs.

Rod Washington
5-11 170 pounds
Senior Linebacker/Wide Receiver
Mortimer Jordan High School

Washington had an interception, blocked a punt that was returned for a touchdown and caught a 35-yard touchdown pass in their 43-0 win over West Point.

Kent Riley
6-0 185 pounds
Sophomore Quarterback
Greenville High School

Riley rushed for 222 yards and scored four touchdowns of 32, 1, 28 and 5 yards. He also passed for 90 yards and added another 38-yard touchdown in the team's 52-41 win over Paul Bryant.

Brett Guzay
5-11 165 pounds
Senior Defensive Back
Muscle Shoals High School

Guzay picked off three passes in the 34-7 win over Columbia. He returned one for a 76-yard touchdown.

Chris Nelson
6-2 210 pounds
Senior Quarterback
Joe Hackworth
6-2 180 pounds
Senior Wide Receiver
Gary Dickerson
6-3 185 pounds
Senior Wide Receiver
Theodore High School

Nelson has a powerful arm, a cool presence and a lot of experience as a starter for Theodore. This week the senior completed 18-of-25 passes for 307 yards and scored four touchdowns and looked impressive in doing it. The senior helped his team (3-0) to a 42-14 win over Alma Bryant. Hackworth caught seven passes for 163 yards including a score in the win. Dickerson caught five passes for 86 yards with two touchdowns including 23 yard grab.

Ryan Carter
6-2 190 pounds
Senior Quarterback
Jaylon Denson
6-3 195 pounds
Senior Quarterback
Hoover High School

Carter didn't get a full night in the 60-0 win over Oak Mountain, but he wins with talent and leadership. The senior completed 10-of-13 passing attempts for 187 yards and two touchdowns. Denson caught six passes for 135 yards and two touchdowns of 14 and 42 yards from quarterback Ryan Carter. The big receiver is a commitment to Auburn.

Vinnie Sunseri
6-0 205 pounds
Senior Linebacker
Bo Scarborough
6-2 205 pounds
Freshman Running Back
Northridge High School

Sunseri made 15 tackles and had a late interception to lead his team to an upset of Minor High School 35-24. Scarborough rushed for 193 yards on 11 carries scoring four touchdowns including a 67-yard run to ice the game. Northridge upset Minor 35-24.

Cameron Hill
5-8 190 pounds
Junior Running Back
Opelika High School

Hill rushed for 220 yards on 22 carries in the Bulldogs 27-21 win over Smiths Station avoiding an 0-3 start. The junior scored all four of the team's touchdowns on runs of 13, 32, 16 and 3 yard runs. Hill is the younger brother of former Auburn University defensive tackle Tez Doolittle.

Justin Morgan
5-10 155 pounds
Junior Quarterback
Pell City High School

Morgan scored a 7-yard touchdown run and threw 33-yard and 15-yard touchdown pass in the 21-8 win over Huffman.

Simon Cortopassi
5-10 150 pounds
Sophomore Quarterback
Lanse Watson
5-9 195 pounds
Senior Running Back/Receiver
McGill-Toolen

Cortopassi came in for the injured senior quarterback Preston Messer against Baldwin County. The sophomore completed six of his nine pass attempts for 135 yards. He scored on passes of 4 and 16 yards in the 43-10 win. Watson rushed for 151 yards on 15 carries and scored on a 10-yard run.

Terrance Timmons
5-9 175 pounds
Senior Running Back
Davidson High School

Timmons rushed for 113 yards on nine carries and scored twice on runs of 27 and 48 yards in the 45-7 win over Mary Montgomery.

Jamar Jackson
5-10 170 pounds
Senior Linebacker
Alonzo Harris
6-1 210 pounds
Senior Running Back
Gadsden City High School

Jackson picked up a Shades Valley punt and ran for a 36 yard touchdown in his team's 42-14 win. Harris rushed for 158 yards on 22 carries scoring three touchdowns of 1,4,and 9 yards in the region win.

David Johnson
5-7 160 pounds
Junior Running Back
Shades Valley High School

Johnson rushed for 117 yards on 13 carries for the Mounties. He had a 92 yard touchdown in the loss to Gadsden City.

Azaria Green
6-2 210 pounds
Junior Running Back
Charlie Thomas
5-11 165 pounds
Senior Kicker
Huntsville High School

Green rushed for 175 yards on 23 carries and scored three touchdowns of 3, 16 and 41 yards in the 34-14 victory over Hazel Green. Thomas kicked field goals of 47 and 26 yards in the win.

Jamel Cook
5-11 175 pounds
Senior Defensive Back
Spain Park High School

Cook saved the game when he chased down Homewood's star running back at the Jaguars 20-yard line and ran the ball back 45 yards to set up overtime. He also batted down Homewood's 2-point conversion, a jump pass, to preserve the first win of the season 36-35.

Ameer Abdullah
5-9 175 pounds
Senior Running Back
Homewood High School

Abdullah continues to impress. The senior rushed for 177 yards on 23 carries against Spain Park scoring five touchdowns on runs of 1, 10, 6, 40 and 1 yards. Abdullah holds several scholarship offers.

Patrick Prewitt
6-2 190 pounds
Senior Quarterback
Georgie Salem
5-11 190 pounds
Junior Running Back
Vestavia Hill High School

Prewitt moved from defensive back last season to quarterback this year. The Rebels are 3-0 so far this year. Last week they defeated Thompson 28-13. Prewitt completed six of his 10 passes for 93 yards and scored two touchdowns. Salem rushed for 108 yards on 23 carries scoring on an 18-yard run. He also caught a 17-yard score from Prewitt.

Demarcus Threatt
5-10 165 pounds
Junior Running Back
Thompson High School

Threatt rushed for 171 yards on five carries, one for a touchdown in the loss.

Joshua Matthews
5-9 210 pounds
Sophomore Running Back
Decatur High School

Matthews rushed for 129 yards on 25 carries scoring on a 5-yard touchdown run in the 28-7 win over Sparkman.

Zack Eades
6-2 210 pounds
Senior Linebacker
Hewitt-Trussville High School

The Huskies have been stingy defensively only giving up seven points per game in the first three. Eades made 14 tackles in the 23-7 win over Austin.

Luke Wingo
6-1 170 pounds
Junior Quarterback
Hillcrest Tuscaloosa High School

Wingo completed 13-of-16 passing attempts for 140 yards and two touchdowns. He rushed for 63 yards on four touches scoring twice in the 49-6 win over Bessemer City.

Jervohnte Riles
6-4 215 pounds
Senior Wide Receiver
Bessemer City High School

Riles, the Arkansas commitment continues to impress every week. He snagged passes totaling 177 yards including a 91-yard touchdown in the loss to undefeated Hillcrest Tuscaloosa.

Chris Jones
5-10 175 pounds
Athlete
Minor High School

Jones rushed for 138 yards on 15 carries with two touchdowns of 54 and 23 yards. He also caught a touchdown pass for 33-yards and picked off a Northridge pass in the loss. Jones is entertaining several scholarship offers from SEC schools.

Brent Anderson
5-10 180 pounds
Senior Running Back
Oxford High School

Anderson rushed for 176 yards on 27 rushes in the 29-27 win over Clay-Chalkville.

Lance Holley
5-10 165 pounds
Senior Running Back
Tuscaloosa County High School

Holley rushed for 114 yards on 19 carries scoring two touchdowns of 22 and 20 yards in the 23-0 win over Jackson-Olin.

Marcus Harris
5-11 190 pounds
Junior Running Back
Auburn High School

Harris rushed for 148 yards on 14 carries scoring two touchdowns in Auburn's exciting 57-44 win over Enterprise.

Willie Curry
5-11 175 pounds
Junior Running Back
Enterprise High School

Curry rushed for 210 yards on 17 carries in the 57-44 loss.

Stanley Robinson
5-10 185 pounds
Senior Running Back
Jeremy Johnson
6-4 185 pounds
Sophomore Quarterback
Carver Montgomery

Robinson rushed for 116 yards and three touchdowns in the 35-10 win over Stanhope Elmore. Meanwhile the phenom quarterback completed 17-of-26 pass attempts for 240 yards including two touchdown passes for 29 and 75 yards in the win.

Jonathan Wallace
6-1 185 pounds
Junior Quarterback
Central Phenix City

Wallace rushed for 114 yrds on eight carries scoring a 27-yard touchdown. He also completed six of 11 pass attempts for 134 yards with two touchdowns of 46 and 35 yards in the 33-17 win over Dothan.

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