A pair of Kentucky football commitments from the Peach State started their senior seasons with impressive victories.
Playing in a rivalry game between South and Central Gwinnett, Central Quarterback Jarren Williams‘ needed a fourth quarter touchdown to secure a victory. Â Eight plays and 60 yards later, Williams threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to put the game out of reach and give his team a 28-24 victory.
The future UK starÂ completed 20 of 36 passes for 301 yards, three touchdowns and an interception. Â Williams’ touchdowns came from 8, 11 and 20 yards and his lone interception was a diving “game-changing” catch by the defense. Â He added 43 yards on the ground.
Not far down the road from Williams, running back Chris Rodriguez had to put the team on his back in the second half. Â Trailing at halftime, the three-star prospect scored immediately to give Ola High School the lead. Â They never gave it back. Â Rodriguez scored two more second half touchdowns to finish the game with four and give his team a 41-25 win.
Williams and Rodriguez were the only two UK commits in action this week. Â High school football in Ohio, Michigan and Florida does not begin until next week.
Closer to home, a pair of 2019 UK targets were fantastic. Â Western Hills wide receiver recruit Wandale Robinson failed to lead his team to a victory over Franklin County, but he did account forÂ 198 rushing yards in 27 carries and 35 yards in three receptions. Â He scored every touchdown for Western Hills on rushes of 48 and 57 yards, and a 30-yard touchdown reception.
Wandale Robinson atones for his early fumble with an explosive 60-yard touchdown gallop.
Western Hills 14
Franklin County 6 pic.twitter.com/rIGE3m9MOY
â€” Dave Lackford (@RivalsDave) August 18, 2017
CAL athlete Milton Wright doesn’t primarily play quarterback, but he still completed 4 passes for 35 yards and a touchdown as a wildcat quarterback. Â Wright ran the ball three times for 21 yards and a touchdown and he caught three passes for 29 yards in a 28-14 win over South Oldham.