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Notre Dame Commits And Targets Game Preview

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A look at where Notre Dame's commitments and top targets will play tonight and tomorrow as their 2017 regular seasons inch closer to completion.


Jersey City (N.J.) St. Peter's Prep (4-2) vs. Montvale (N.J.) St. Joseph Regional (4-2) – Irish commits Jayson Ademilola, Justin Ademilola and Shayne Simon look to bounce back after a loss last week and avenge a 2016 loss to St. Joseph.

Marietta (Ga.) Lassiter (5-2) at Marietta (Ga.) Walton - Safety commit Derrik Allen and Lassiter look to knock off undefeated Walton.

Erie (Pa.) Cathedral Prep (8-0) at Waterford (Pa.) Fort LeBoeuf (4-4) - Cathedral Prep and Irish linebacker commit Matthew Bauer look to continue their dominating defensive ways against a .500 Fort LeBoeuf team.

Maria Stein (Ohio) Marion Local (8-0) at St. Henry (Ohio) High (6-2) - Offensive line commit John Dirksen and Marion Local will try to remain undefeated on the road.

Ridgely (Md.) North Caroline (7-0) at Salisbury (Md.) Bennett (5-2) – Ja'Mion Franklin and North Caroline look for back-to-back shutouts and beat a 5-2 Bennett squad.

Gurnee (Ill.) Warren Township (5-3) at Lincolnshire (Ill.) Stevenson (6-2) - Wide receiver Micah Jones and Warren Township look to end their regular season with a road victory.

Gibsonia (Pa.) Pine-Richland (8-0) vs. Butler (Pa.) High (2-6) – Pine-Richland and quarterback Phil Jurkovec will try to move to 9-0 with another dominating win.

Temecula (Calif.) Great Oak (4-3) vs. Murrieta (Calif.) Mesa (6-1) - Linebacker Jack Lamb will play his second consecutive game after missing several weeks with a knee injury and returning in limited action last week.

Bowling Green (Ky.) South Warren (7-1) at Bowling Green (Ky.) High (6-2) – Defensive tackle Jacob Lacey and South Warren hope to use last week's bye to their advantage and get back on track.

Brentwood (Tenn.) High (7-1) vs. Lewisburg (Tenn.) Marshall County (6-2) - Brentwood and offensive tackle Cole Mabry will go for their fourth consecutive win.

Reno (Nev.) Damonte Ranch (7-0) at Carson City (Nev.) Carson (3-4) - Quarterback Cade McNamara and Damonte Ranch look to get a road win and remain undefeated.

Farmington Hills (Mich.) Harrison (6-2) at Clarkston (Mich.) High (6-2) - Linebacker Ovie Oghoufo and Harrison go for their fourth straight win and end the regular season on a winning note in a battle of 6-2 teams.

Sanford (N.C.) Lee County (8-0) vs. Cameron (N.C.) Union Pines (4-4) – Lee County and running back Jahmir Smith look to continue their dominance on both sides and record their eighth shutout in nine games.

Naples (Fla.) Gulf Coast (3-1) at Naples (Fla.) Palmetto Ridge (3-2) - Tight end George Takacs and Gulf Coast look to bounce back and get back in the win column.

NOTES: Coconut Creek (Fla.) North Broward Prep and wide receiver Kevin Austin played on Thursday, but fell 27-20 to Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Calvary Christian Academy.

Indianapolis Cathedral and running back Markese Stepp will be on a bye before starting the state playoffs against Indianapolis Roncalli.


Milpitas (Calif.) High (7-0) – Palo Alto (Calif.) High (1-5) - Cornerback Tariq Bracy looks to help his team move to 8-0 before heading on his Notre Dame official.

Medford (Ore.) South Medford (6-1) at Eugen (Ore.) Sheldon (7-0) - South Medford and Notre Dame wide receiver target Chase Cota look to win their fifth straight game and knock off undefeated Sheldon.

Atlanta Hapeville Charter (6-1) vs. Atlanta Douglas (5-2) - Recently offered cornerback Chris Smith (Georgia commit) and defensive end Kingsley Enagbare (South Carolina commit) look to move to 7-1 0n the season.

Everett (Wash.) Archbishop Murphy (6-1) at Bremerton (Wash.) Olympic (3-4) - Cornerback Kyler Gordon and Archbishop Murphy aim to move to 7-1 0n the season.

Anaheim (Calif.) Servite (6-2) vs. at Orange (Calif.) Lutheran (5-2) - Safety Julius Irvin and Servite look to end a two-game losing streak against a 5-2 Lutheran team.

New Orleans McDonogh 35 (6-2) at New Orleans Carver Collegiate (4-2) - Wide receiver Lawrence Keys and McDonogh 35 will go for their seventh win.

San Jose (Calif.) Valley Christian (5-1) vs. San Jose (Calif.) Bellarmine (3-3) - Cornerback D'Angelo McKenzie go for their sixth consecutive win over a .500 Bellarmine team.

Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei (7-0) at Dan Juan Capistrano (Calif.) Jserra Catholic (7-0) - Mater Dei and Irish targets — wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown, guard Chris Murray and linebacker Solomon Tuliaupupu look to remain No. 1 and knock off a talented Jserra Catholic team. All three players head to Notre Dame this weekend.

Tampa (Fla.) Berkeley (2-4) vs. Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy White (2-2) - Before heading to Notre Dame for an official visit, offensive tackle Nick Petit-Frere will try to help his Berkeley Prep team earn a win over IMG Academy White (not the main roster).

Etiwanda (Calif.) High (3-4) at Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) High (6-1) – Wide receiver Geordon Porter and Etiwanda look for their third straight victory.

Manchester (Tenn.) Coffee County Central (3-6) vs. Murfreesboro (Tenn.) Siegel (3-5) - Recently offered cornerback Alontae Taylor (Tennessee commit) look to get back on track against 2019 Notre Dame defensive end target Joseph Anderson and Siegel.

North Fort Myers (Fla.) High (6-0) vs. Cape Coral (Fla.) Ida Baker (0-6) – Cornerback target Joseph Wilkins Jr. and North Fort Myers aim to remain undefeated against a winless Ida Baker team.

NOTES: Safety target Paul Moala and Mishawaka (Ind.) Penn have a bye before starting the state playoffs.


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