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Notre Dame Commit Tracker: Week 11

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Regular seasons are coming to an end and playoffs starting for several of Notre Dame’s class of 2018 and 2019 commits. Check out how each player fared on the field this past week.

• DT Jayson Ademilola — Jersey City (N.J.) St. Peter’s Prep

Last Week: Picked up a 47-20 win over Jersey City (N.J.) Lincoln (2-6).

This Week: St. Peter’s Prep (6-2) is at Ramsey (N.J.) Don Bosco Prep (2-6).

• DE Justin Ademilola — Jersey City (N.J.) St. Peter’s Prep

Last Week: Notched a 47-20 win over Jersey City (N.J.) Lincoln (2-6).

This Week: St. Peter’s Prep (6-2) is at Ramsey (N.J.) Don Bosco Prep (2-6).

• S Derrik Allen — Marietta (Ga.) Lassiter

Last Week: His season came to end two weeks ago when he suffered a broken hand … Finished the year with 54 tackles, three stops for loss, three interceptions and seven passes broken up in just seven games … Also hauled in 14 receptions for 196 yards and compiled a 32.0-yard average on 14 punts returns.

This Week: Lassiter (6-3) is at Woodstock (Ga.) Otewah (4-5).

• WR Kevin Austin — Coconut Creek (Fla.) North Broward Prep

Last Week: Recorded six receptions for 69 yards and two touchdowns in a 21-20 win over Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Pine Crest (5-5) … Also had five rushes for 52 yards.

This Week: North Broward (6-3) hosts Miami Gulliver Prep (5-2).

• LB Matthew Bauer — Erie (Pa.) Cathedral Prep

Last Week: Posted a 31-20 victory over Buffalo (N.Y.) Canisius (6-3).

This Week: Cathedral Prep (10-0) is at Pittsburgh University Prep (4-6) in a Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association subregional matchup.

• OT John Dirksen — Maria Stein (Ohio) Marion Local

Last Week: Notched a 39-0 victory over Rockford (Ohio) Parkway (1-9).

This Week: Marion Local (10-0) hosts Fort Recovery (Ohio) High (6-4) in the first round of the Ohio Division VI playoffs.

• DT Ja’Mion Franklin — Ridgely (Md.) North Caroline

Last Week: Part of a defense that allowed only 27 rushing yards, per MaxPreps, in a 35-14 win over Stevensville (Md.) Kent Island (7-2).

This Week: North Caroline (9-0) hosts Federalsburg (Md.) Colonel Richardson (6-3).

• WR Micah Jones — Gurnee (Ill.) Warren Township

Last Week: Caught three passes for 65 yards and a touchdown in a 28-14 win over Bolingbrook (Ill.) High (7-3) in the first round of the Class 8A Illinois High School Association playoffs.

This Week: Warren Township (7-3) faces Park Ridge (Ill.) Maine South (10-1) in the second round of the Class 8A IHSA playoffs.

• QB Phil Jurkovec — Gibsonia (Pa.) Pine-Richland

Last Week: Completed 6 of 14 passes for 52 yards in a 48-28 win over Wexford (Pa.) North Allegheny (7-3) … Added 187 yards and two touchdowns on 16 rushing attempts … For the season, has completed 144 of 192 passes (75.0 percent) for 2,336 yards with 21 touchdowns and four interceptions … Also has 67 carries for 583 yards and 14 scores.

This Week: Pine-Richland (10-0) hosts North Huntingdon (Pa.) Norwin (5-5).

• LB Jack Lamb — Temecula (Calif.) Great Oak

Last Week: Fell 49-21 to Murrieta (Calif.) Murrieta Valley (7-2).

This Week: Great Oak (4-5) hosts Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta (4-5).

• OT Cole Mabry — Brentwood (Tenn.) High

Last Week: Closed out the regular season with a 49-21 win over Franklin (Tenn.) Centennial (4-6).

This Week: Brentwood (9-1) hosts Nashville (Tenn.) McGavock (5-5) in the first round of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association Division I Class 6A playoffs.

• S Paul Moala — Mishawka (Ind.) Penn

Last Week: Helped Penn avenge its only loss of the season by catching a 36-yard touchdown pass in a 13-0 victory over Valparaiso (Ind.) High (8-2) in the section 2 semifinals of the Class 6A Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) playoffs.

This Week: Penn (9-1) will host Warsaw (Ind.) High (6-4) in the sectional championship of the Class 6A IHSAA playoffs.

• LB Ovie Oghoufo — Farmington Hills (Mich.) Harrison

Last Week: Picked up a 45-14 win over Fitzgerald (Mich.) High (7-3) in a pre-district matchup in the Division III Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) playoffs.

This Week: Harrison (7-3) faces Warren (Mich.) Woods-Tower (8-2) in the district finals of the Division III MHSAA playoffs.

• ROV Shayne Simon — Jersey City (N.J.) St. Peter’s Prep

Last Week: Notched a 47-20 win over Jersey City (N.J.) Lincoln (2-6).

This Week: St. Peter’s Prep (6-2) is at Ramsey (N.J.) Don Bosco Prep (2-6).

• RB Jahmir Smith — Sanford (N.C.) Lee County

Last Week: Won 44-7 over Erwin (N.C.) Triton (5-5).

This Week: Lee County (10-0) hosts Sanford (N.C.) Southern Lee (5-5).

• RB Markese Stepp — Indianapolis Cathedral

Last Week: Had 12 carries for 113 yards and two touchdowns in a 28-23 win over Indianapolis Roncalli in the first round of the Indiana class 5A IHSAA playoffs

This Week: Cathedral ( 5-5) faces Indianapolis Decatur Central (10-1) in the second round of the 5A IHSAA playoffs.

• TE George Takacs — Naples (Fla.) Gulf Coast

Last Week: Had four catches for 30 yards and a touchdown in a 30-20 loss to Fort Myers (Fla.) South Fort Myers (5-3).

This Week: Gulf Coast (3-3) hosts Naples (Fla.) Golden Gate (2-5).

Class of 2019

• DT Jacob Lacey — Bowling Green (Ky.) South Warren

Last Week: Snapped a two-game losing streak with a 21-16 win over Owensboro (Ky.) Catholic (6-4).

This Week: South Warren (8-2) hosts Mayfield (Ky.) Graves County (6-4) in the first round of the 5A Kentucky High School Athletic Association playoffs.

• QB Cade McNamara — Reno (Nev.) Damonte Ranch

Last Week: Completed 25 of 33 passes for 358 yards with three scores in a 42-21 win over Reno (Nev.) Bishop Manogue (4-3).

This Week: Damonte Ranch (9-0) is at Reno (Nev.) Galena (5-3).

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