Top metro players show their stuff


It was quite the weekend in prep football. Here are 10 outstanding performances turned in by some of the metro area’s top players.

TERRENCE HICKS (Minneapolis Roosevelt) — The QB ran for a touchdown, passed for another, and added three two-point conversions in a 36-2 victory over St. Paul Humboldt.

FELIX TAYLOR, JR. (St. Paul Central) — The QB threw two touchdown passes and ran for another, leading the Minutemen in a 32-19 victory over Columbia Heights.

ISAIAH BROWER (St. Paul Highland Park) — Rushed for 130 yards and two touchdowns and totaled 42 receiving yards in a 25-0 victory over St. Paul Harding.

GARRETT GARDNER (St. Paul Central) — Scored twice in helping lead Central against Columbia Heights.

ALAON MITCHELL (Minneapolis South) — Caught touchdown passes of 85 and 27 yards to lead South to a 34-27 victory over Minneapolis Henry.

TYLER JOHNSON (Minneapolis North) — The QB passed for 269 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 115 and three more in a 48-29 victory over Minneapolis Southwest.

JEFF JONES (Minneapolis Washburn) — The state’s top prospect caught two touchdown passes and ran for three in a 38-0 win over Minneapolis Edison. He rushed for 191 yards.

JASHON CORNELL (Cretin-Derham Hall) — The nation’s top junior prospect as a defensive back turned in a dominant defensive performance in a 56-0 victory over Hastings.

JAKOBI JACKSON (St. Paul Central) — The junior RB had a 59-yard touchdown run in a victory over Columbia Heights.

JAWON NORTON (Minneapolis Henry) — Scored two touchdowns in a loss to Minneapolis South.


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