Only two future Cougs were still in-action last weekend in prep football. Isaac Rex came up big for the San Clemente Tritons, recording seven receptions for 70 yards with his last reception setting up the final touchdown of the game. The Tritons won their first CIF-SS Title and will face Edison on Saturday for the Division 1A Southern crown. The second game was Seth Willis’ final in Connecticut as his Nighthawks fell to Shelton 55-21. Season summaries for each of the Cougar commits are listed below.
BYU Commits still in-action
- Isaac Rex (TE, San Clemente HS, @Isaac_Rex1). San Clemente (11-3, 3-1) defeated Murrieta Valley 45-35 to win the CIF Southern sectionals, their first such title. Rex had a monster game with seven receptions for 70 yards. San Clemente will face Edison on Saturday in the Division 1-A South Title game. Season stats (in eight games): 20 receptions for 230 yards, 2 TD
- Seth Willis (OL, Newtown HS; @seth_willy). The Nighthawks (10-1, 5-0) fell to Shelton 55-21 in the first round of the Connecticut LL Class playoffs. Season Totals: one solo tackle
Class of 2017 commits whose seasons have concluded
- Tanner Baker (TE/DE, Alatoona HS, @TBAKE32). Alatoona (6-5 5-2) defeated Lanier 28-6 in the first round of the Georgia playoffs. They will face Glynn Academy this week. Baker is out for the season with a knee injury.
- TJ Buchanan (WR, Elgin HS, @BeastTj3). The Elgin Wildcats (3-7, 3-5) season is over. Season totals: 32 rushes for 216 yards, 5 TDs; two 2PT conversions; 52 receptions for 684 yards, 7 TDs; 15 KR for 188 yards; 4 PRs for 66 yards; 10 total tackles (8 solo, 2 assisted); 2 punts for 37 yards.
- Ben Bywater (ATH, Olympus HS, @benbywater5). Olympus (8-3, 5-2) season is over. Season totals (minus playoff stats): 121 carries for 679 yards and nine TDs; 10 receptions for 77 yards; 75 tackles, 1 sack.
- Keenan Ellis (WR, Bonita Vista HS, @Keenan_Ellis17). Bonita Vista (5-8, 2-2) season is over. Season Totals: in 10 games has 41 receptions for 972 yards (23.7 avg) and nine touchdowns; nine kickoff returns for 235 yards (33.4 avg), including one 95 yard kickoff return for a score
- Donovan Hanna (TE/DT, American Leadership Academy; @donnyd119). The ALA Patriots (14-1, 6-0) ended their season as AZ 3A state champs. Season totals: 53 receptions for 989 yards, 10 TDs; one carry for three yards; 29 tackles (11 solo, 18 assisted); 5.0 TFL; 4.0 sacks; 21 punts for 715 yards (with 6 inside the 20); kickoff return for 8 yards (and two touchbacks).
- Bentley Hanshaw (TE/DE, Moorpark HS; @BentleyHanshaw). Moorpark (7-4, 1-2) season is over. Season stats: 43 receptions for 555 yards, 6 TDS.
- Ammon Hannemann (S, Lone Peak HS; @Ammon_Hann1). Lone Peak (12-2, 8-0) season is over. Season totals: 69 tackles; two interceptions; one reception for 7 yards
- Brandon Ale Kaho (RB/LB, Reno HS; @Brandonkah0). The Reno Huskies (10-2, 4-1) season is over. Season Totals (through seven games): 102 carries for 627 yards and 13 TDs; 6 receptions for 78 yards and 1 TD; 7-11 passing for 60 yards and an INT; 14 tackles (13 solo, 1 assisted); 2.0 TFL; 2 INT; punt; 4 PATs
- Tongi Langi (DB, Bingham HS; @Big_Tuna24). Bingham (14-0) perfect season is over. The Utah 5A state champs end with the No. 17 spot in the national rankings, and stayed at No. 1 in the Midlands region. Season Totals: 60 tackles; 1 punt return for 60 yards, 1 TD; one interception
- Jackson McChesney (RB, Lone Peak HS, @jackson21cheese). Lone Peak (12-2, 8-0) season is over. Season totals: 100 carries for 713 yards, 10 TDs; 34 receptions for 504 yards; 3 TDs; 89 yard kickoff return for a TD.
- Preston Lewis (DE/LB, Lone Peak HS, @plewis_8). Lone Peak (12-2, 8-0) season is over. Season totals (in 8 games): 27 tackles, 7.5 sacks, two interceptions
- Connor Pay (OT/DT, Lone Peak HS; @cpay73). Lone Peak (12-2, 8-0) season is over. Season Totals: No stats.
- Ryan Rehkow (K, Central Valley HS; @r_rehkow24). The Central Valley Bears (7-3, 4-1) season is over. Season Totals: 5-11 field goals (long of 49 yards), 16-17 PATs, 26 punts for 1190 yards, long 64, 13 inside the 20
- Jacob Smith (OT, Rosemount HS; @jesmith4530). The Irish (10-2, 8-1) season is over. Smith recorded no stats. Season Totals: No stats
Class of 2018 commits
- Campbell Barrington (OT/DE, University HS; @Campbel33563194). The University Titans (3-7, 0-5) season is over. Barrington sat out this season with a chipped bone on his femur. Season Totals: No stats
- Jaren Kump (OL/DL, Herriman HS; @jarenkump68). Herriman (5-5) season is over. Season Totals: 22 tackles, 2 sacks
- Cameron Latu (DE/TE, Olympus HS). Olympus (8-3, 5-2) season is over. Season totals: 13 receptions for 158 yards, 2 TDs; 53 tackles; eight sacks
- Nathan Latu (DE, Olympus HS; @LatuNathan). Olympus (8-3, 5-2) season is over. Season totals: 16 tackles, 1 sack
- Sekope Lutu Latu (K/P/TE, Kahuku HS; @LatuSekope). The Red Raiders (11-2, 6-0) season is over. Season Totals: eight receptions for 178 yards, 1 TD; two tackles; 6-6 on field goals (long of 20); kickoffs and XPT
- Tyler Manoa (DT/T, Saint Francis HS; @tylermanoa). The Lancers (10-2, 6-1) season is over. Season Totals: 39 tackles (13 solo, 26 assisted); 9.0 TFL; 5.5 sack; 10 QBH; one blocked field goal; one safety
Class of 2019 commits
- CJ Alatini (DE, Orem HS; @AlatiniCj). Orem (5-7) season is over. Season totals: No stats
- Tausili Fiatoa (DE, Orem HS). Orem (5-7) season is over. Season totals: No stats
- Siaki “Apu” Ika (DT/OL, East HS, @Jackfish801). East (14-0) perfect season is over. The 4A state champs ended with a national rank of No. 22. Season totals: 16 tackles (10 solo, six assisted); one sack