Hornibrook highlights week two recruiting recap

By Jeremy Tepper / Staff Writer

Quarterback commit Alex Hornibrook had a standout game over the weekend, leading Malvern Prep to a 40-14 victory. Here’s how he and the rest of Pitt’s recruits fared last week.

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

Austintown Fitch romped Cardinal Newman 51-12. Hall carried the ball 16 times for 85 yards and a touchdown and caught a 25 yard touchdown pass.

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

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Kittanning improved its record to 2-0, beating West Shamokin 54-14. Bowers scored four times: three rushing, one receiving.

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

Behind a 26-point fourth quarter, McKeesport defeated Altoona 33-17. Givens caught a four-yard touchdown.

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

DaVon Hamilton and Pickerington Central put together a stout defensive effort, defeating Middletown 14-11.

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

Henderson intercepted a pass, and Hallandale beat Hollywood Hills 43-20.

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

Alexis I. Dupont was defeated by Sussex Tech 51-22 in its season opener.

Alex Hornibrook (quarterback) — Malvern Prep, Pa.

Malvern Prep beat Holy Spirit 40-14 behind four touchdown passes by Hornibrook.

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

Archbishop Alter improved to 3-0, beating Withrow 58-7.

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

Jackson sat out with a knee injury again, as South Park defeated Quaker Valley 48-12.

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

Lindsay gained 75 yards on 18 rushes while Palm Bay defeated Heritage 17-14.

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

Canon-McMillan lost 42-7 to Penn Hills.

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

Pilato and Hempfield beat Manheim Central 22-14.

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

Tipton returned a punt for a touchdown and threw for another as Apollo Ridge shut out Valley 49-0.

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

Westerville South moved to 1-1, beating Lincoln 34-17.