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Commit Tracker: How Notre Dame Pledges Performed Over The Weekend

Notre Dame’s football commitments are in full swing of their high school football seasons, and Blue & Gold Illustrated is tracking their performances.

Here is a breakdown of how the future Fighting Irish players did over the weekend.

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Notre Dame quarterback commit Tyler Buchner accounted for 431 yards of total offense and six touchdowns in La Jolla (Calif.) The Bishop’s School’s 75-26 victory versus Escondido (Calif.) Classical Academy.
Notre Dame quarterback commit Tyler Buchner accounted for 431 yards of total offense and six touchdowns in La Jolla (Calif.) The Bishop’s School’s 75-26 victory versus Escondido (Calif.) Classical Academy. (Megan Quiggle)

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The Skinny: Phoenix Pinnacle (7-2) fell 28-21 to Scottsdale (Ariz.) Chaparral (7-2).

Up Next: vs. Anthem (Ariz.) Boulder Creek (4-5) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Rushed twice for 16 yards and recorded one tackle for Danville (Ky.) Boyle County (9-0) in a 53-13 triumph over Paris (Ky.) Bourbon County (4-5).

Official Season Stats: 34 rushes for 288 yards and nine touchdowns in six games played … 17 total stops and two tackles for loss.

Up Next: at Berea (Ky.) Madison Southern (5-4) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Caught one pass for 37 yards and a touchdown in a 27 -16 victory for Red Bank (N.J.) Catholic (4-3) over previously undefeated Toms River (N.J.) Donovan Catholic (7-1).

Unofficial Season Stats: 12 receptions for 154 yards and three touchdowns.

Up Next: vs. Freehold (N.J.) Township (2-6) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Honolulu St. Louis (9-0) had a bye ... St. Louis is ranked as the No. 6 team in the country by MaxPreps.

Unofficial Season Stats: 45 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks.

Up Next: vs. Honolulu Punahou (10-1) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Had seven receptions for 207 yards and two touchdowns in a 30-20 victory for Shrewsbury (Mass.) Saint John’s (5-2) versus Leominster (Mass.) High (1-7).

Unofficial Season Stats: 33 receptions for 808 yards and seven touchdowns.

Up Next: vs. Holden (Mass.) Wachusett Regional (7-0-1) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Mars (Pa.) High (6-4) defeated Allison Park (Pa.) Hampton (2-8) 27-7.

Up Next: at McMurray (Pa.) Peters Township (9-1) in the first round of the class 5A Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League playoffs Nov. 1

The Skinny: Hauled in four passes for 87 yards and a score in a 49-3 victory for St. Louis De Smet (9-0) over Jefferson City (Mo.) Helias (7-2).

Official Season Stats: 20 receptions for 437 yards and eight touchdowns.

Up Next: vs. Maryland Heights (Mo.) Pattonville (2-7) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Recorded three stops and a sack to help Denver Mullen (3-6) snap a six-game losing streak with a 47-0 triumph over Arvada (Colo.) West (0-9).

Official Season Stats: 62 tackles, nine tackles for loss and two sacks in eight games played.

Up Next: vs. Lakewood (Colo.) High (5-4) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Caught five passes for 72 yards and a touchdown for Middletown (N.J.) Mater Dei (5-3) in a 37-0 win over Middletown (N.J.) North (4-4).

Official Season Stats: 25 receptions for 355 yards and a touchdown ... Six rushes for 29 yards.

Up Next: vs. Englishtown (N.J.) Manalapan (5-2) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Caught five passes for 148 yards and two touchdowns, plus made four tackles, forced a fumble and had an interception, in one half of play for Park Hills (Ky.) Covington Catholic (10-0) in a 45-7 triumph versus Hebron (Ky.) Conner (7-2).

Official Season Stats: 35 receptions for 679 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Up Next: vs. Union (Ky.) Cooper (5-5) Nov. 8

The Skinny: Tallied six tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack in Lake Forest (Ill) High’s (5-4) 28-27 triumph over Lincolnshire (Ill.) Stevenson (4-5).

Unofficial Season Stats: 22 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and three sacks in five games played.

Up Next: at Belvidere (Ill.) North (7-2) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Had two tackles in a 17-6 setback for Southaven (Miss.) High (2-7) against Olive Branch (Miss.) Lewisburg (4-6).

Unofficial Season Stats: 18 tackles, one interception, seven passes defended, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries and a 22-yard blocked punt return touchdown.

Up Next: at Southaven (Miss.) DeSoto Central (4-5) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Washington (D.C.) St. John’s College High (4-4) had a bye.

Up Next: vs. Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha (5-2) Nov. 2

The Skinny: Completed 11 of 17 passes for 124 yards with one touchdown in New Canaan (Conn.) High’s (4-2) 41-21 victory against Westport (Conn.) Staples (2-4) ... Became New Canaan’s all-time leader in career TD passes with 91.

Official Season Stats: 85-of-142 passing for 968 yards with nine touchdowns and five interceptions ... 28 carries for 114 yards and two scores.

Up Next: vs. Norwalk (Conn.) McMahon (3-5) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Was held out of Chester (Va.) Thomas Dale’s (4-3) 19-14 victory versus Chesterfield (Va.) Matoaca (5-3).

Official Season Stats: 55 carries for 553 yards and nine total touchdowns.

Up Next: vs. Norfolk (Va.) Granby (3-6) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Caught seven passes for 74 yards and a pair of touchdowns, plus had two rushes for 68 yards and a touchdown in Omaha (Neb.) Burke’s (8-1) 28-7 win against Papillion (Neb.) Papillion-LaVista (4-5) ... Also had four tackles and one pass broken up.

Official Season Stats: 57 receptions for 1,016 yards and 13 scores ... 57 tackles, two tackles for loss, two interceptions, six passes defended and two defensive touchdowns.

Up Next: vs. Omaha (Neb.) Millard North (4-5) in the first round of the Class A Nebraska School Activities Association playoffs Nov. 1


The Skinny: Caught three passes for 21 yards in Hartwell (Ga.) Hart County’s (6-2) 49-0 triumph against Commerce (Ga.) East Jackson (3-5).

Official Season Stats: 29 receptions for 302 yards and three touchdowns.

Up Next: at Carnesville (Ga.) Franklin County (2-6) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Completed 17 of 23 passes for 309 yards with four touchdowns, plus had 132 rushing yards and two scores on nine carries, in a 75-26 victory for La Jolla (Calif.) The Bishop’s School (9-0) against Escondido (Calif.) Classical Academy (4-5).

Official Season Stats: 175-of-254 passing for 3,055 yards with 38 touchdowns and five interceptions for a QB rating of 141.0 ... 81 rushes for 1,020 yards and 18 scores.

Up Next: vs. Solana Beach (Calif.) Santa Fe Christian (6-3) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Caught a pair of passes for 46 yards and a touchdown, plus returned an interception for a touchdown, to lead Athens (Ga.) Academy (8-0) to a 57-21 victory over Oxford (Ga.) Providence Christian.

Official Season Stats: 23 receptions for 497 yards and eight total touchdowns.

Up Next: at Dacula (Ga.) Hebron Christian Academy (6-2) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy (7-1) was victorious over Miami Norland (4-4) 35-0.

Up Next: at Hoover (Ala.) High (8-1) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Avon (Ind.) High (9-0) had a bye.

Up Next: at Brownsburg (Ind.) High (6-3) in the first round of 6A Indiana state playoffs Nov. 1

The Skinny: Recorded 10 tackles and three sacks for St. Peters (Mo.) Lutheran of St. Charles (7-2) in a 53-0 triumph against Jennings (Mo.) High (3-6).

Official Season Stats: 89 tackles and 13 sacks.

Up Next: vs. St. Charles (Mo.) Orchard Farm (2-7) Nov. 1

The Skinny: Helped lead Pickerington (Ohio) Central (8-1) to a 40-414 win over Reynoldsburg (Ohio) High (6-3).

Up Next: at Grove City (Ohio) High (1-8) Nov. 1


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