Here is the latest report on Virginia Tech’s class of 2016 and class of 2017 recruits…
– Cornerback recruit Troy Pride Jr. did just fine filling in at tailback last Friday night, rushing for 190 yards and three touchdowns as Greer (S.C.) blew away Travelers Rest, 41-13. The Yellow Jackets improved to 5-0 on the season. Click here for the full game story and see below for highlights.
– Virginia Tech quarterback commit Joshua Jackson completed 17-of-23 passes for 181 yards and two touchdowns as Saline (MI) remained undefeated with a 42-0 win over Ann Arbor Huron. The Hornets are 5-0 and have won by at least 41 points in each of their past four games.
– JoVonn Quillen Jr. tossed two touchdown passes and rushed for two more as Hampton (VA) destroyed Gloucester, 76-7. Quillen completed all six of his pass attempts, including touchdowns of 69 and 27 yards to Dazz Newsome. The Crabbers are now 4-0 on the season.
Quillen had a big night on offense, but below is a defensive highlight from last week’s win…
– Myles Wolfolk had two catches for 130 yards and a touchdown as Upper Marlboro (MD) Wise remained unbeaten with a 44-7 win over Northwestern. The future Hokie defensive back totaled eight tackles as well in the win, including four solo efforts and one tackle-for-loss.
Here are highlights of Wolfolk’s performance last week…
– Suwanee (GA) Collins Hill (2-3) has won two straight after losing its first three games of the 2015 season. The Eagles downed Meadowcreek last week, and here are highlights of VT-bound linebacker Emmanuel Belmar (no. 9 in white jersey).
– Linebacker recruit Tavante Beckett helped Chesapeake (VA) Indian River remain unbeaten with a 34-3 win over Grassfield. Indian River has started the 2015 season with four straight wins. Check out highlights of the future Hokie linebacker (no. 4 in white jersey) courtesy of MaxPreps.com.
– Suffolk (VA) Nansemond River, which features Virginia Tech offensive line recruit Thomas Jarrett Hopple, blasted Hickory by 55 points to move to 4-1. The Warriors will be a good test for Tavante Beckett and the undefeated Indian River Braves later this week.
– Wideout Divine Deablo hauled in touchdown passes of 17 and 28 yards in Winston-Salem (N.C.) Mount Tabor’s 35-31 loss at home to Reagan. The Spartans (3-3) held a 31-21 advantage in the 4th quarter but couldn’t hold the lead.
– Hanahan (S.C.) wide receiver Sam Denmark had four receptions for 85 yards in a 10-7 loss to Stratford. The Hawks have dropped two straight after winning the first three games of the 2015 season.
HOW THE REST OF VT’s RECRUITS FARED
DID NOT PLAY: Victor Greene, LB, Spotsylvania (VA) Courtland (3-1); Eric Kumah, WR, Woodbridge (VA) Forest Park (3-1); Phillip Patterson, WR/DB, Virginia Beach (VA) Bayside (4-0); Jimmie Taylor IV, DE, Jacksonville (N.C.) Southwest Onslow (2-3) (Note: Game versus North Lenoir was postponed to September 29.)