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Football recruit rundown

By Jeremy Tepper / Staff Writer

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Nick Bowers and Tre Tipton faced off in a thrilling overtime battle on Friday, with Tipton putting together a record-setting performance. Here’s how he and the rest of Pitt’s commits fared in last week’s games.

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

Hall ran 10 times for 27 yards, as Austintown Fitch lost to Brunswick 41-27.

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

Bowers caught a 39-yard touchdown, though Kittanning lost to Apollo-Ridge 44-41 in overtime.

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

Givens and Altoona put together a stout defensive effort, defeating Plum 14-11.

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

Pickerington Central shutout Holy Trinity Catholic 54-0.

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

Hallandale blanked South Broward 61-0 and forced three turnovers.

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

Henderson caught 51-yard and five-yard touchdown passes to lead A. I. duPont to a 19-14 victory.

Alex Hornibrook (quarterback) — Malvern Prep, Pa.

Malvern Prep squeaked out a 16-13 win over St. Mary’s. 

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

Archbishop Alter stayed undefeated, taking down Thurgood Marshall 42-14.

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

 Jackson remains injured, though Quaker Valley was able to defeat South Allegheny 35-7.

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

Lindsay ran 10 times for 80 yards as Palm Bay defeated Melbourne 28-14.

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

Pailina and Canon-McMillan lost to Peters Township 27-14

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

Hempfield defeated Central York on the road 22-7. 

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

Tipton spearheaded Apollo-Ridge to a thrilling 44-41 overtime victory, running for 309 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries and throwing for  83 yards and a touchdown. Tipton’s 309-yard effort is believed to be a school record.

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

Westerville South notched their second victory in a row, beating Grove City 27-8.

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