Recruit rundown: Tipton scores in three different ways

By Jeremy Tepper / Staff Writer

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Pitt’s newest commit, Jordan Whitehead, scored three touchdowns in three different ways. Here’s how he and the rest of Pitt’s commits fared last weekend. 

Jordan Whitehead (cornerback) ­— Central Valley High School, Pa.

Central Valley remained undefeated at 8-0, defeating Hopewell 57-7. Whitehead scored three ways, returning a punt for 60 yards, an interception for 38 yards and catching a pass for 29 yards.

Kevin Givens (linebacker) — Altoona High School, Pa.

Givens ran in a 49 yard touchdown in a 35-12 victory over Hempfield.

Darrin Hall (running back) — Austintown Fitch High School, Ohio 

Austintown Fitch did not play this weekend. 

Tre Tipton (wide receiver) — Apollo-Ridge High School, Pa.

Apollo-Ridge defeated Deer Lakes 49-21, improving to 7-1. Tipton ran three times for 105 yards and caught a 32 yard touchdown.

Dane Jackson (cornerback) — Quaker Valley High School, Pa.

Jackson completed 13 of 21 passes for 308 yards and four touchdowns and ran for a rushing touchdown as Quaker Valley romped East Allegheny 59-23. 

Nick Bowers (tight end) — Kittanning High School, Pa.

Bowers sat out with a leg injury as Shady Side Academy defeated Kittanning 28-14.

Quadree Henderson (wide receiver) — Alexis I. duPont High School, Del.

Henderson caught a 73 yard touchdown in a 56-34 loss to Middletown.

DaVon Hamilton (defensive tackle) — Pickerington Central High School, Ohio

Pickerington Central defeated Newark 27-3, improving to 8-0.

Malik Henderson (cornerback) — Hallandale High School, Fla.

Hallandale beat Dillard 30-14, improving to 7-0.

Kraig Howe (defensive tackle) — Archbishop Alter High School, Ohio

Archbishop Alter shut out Archbishop McNicholas 49-0.

Sekai Lindsay (running back) — Palm Bay High School, Fla.

Palm Bay shut out Astronaut 35-0, as Lindsay ran for a 13-yard touchdown.

Alex Paulina (offensive guard) — Canon-McMillan High School, Pa.

Canon-McMillan was defeated by Baldwin 28-21, falling to 0-8.

Tony Pilato (offensive tackle) — Hempfield Area High School, Pa. 

Hempfield loss to Altoona 35-12, moving to 2-6.

Rob Dowdy (offensive tackle) — Westerville South High School, Ohio

Westerville South fell to Westerville Central 45-32.

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