Most of Boise State's 2013 verbal commits were in action this weekend...here's how they fared.
Ryan Finley, QB, Paradise Valley High School (Phoenix, AZ)
Finley continues to turn heads this season and is showing week after week how much of a steal the Broncos are getting in the 6'4" signal-caller. On Friday night, Finley led his squad to a 42-16 victory over Cactus Shadows to move Paradise Valley to 6-3 on the year. Finley passed for 355 yards and 3 TDs in the win and now has 2,790 yards and 29 TDs on the year through the air with just 8 INTs. Finley has also rushed for 3 TDs in the regular season, which will wrap up next weekend against Fountain Hills.
Joe Martarano, MLB, Fruitland High School (Fruitland, ID)
DNP (awaiting playoff matchups)
Alec Dhaenens, TE, Fruitland High School (Fruitland, ID)
Jack Austin, WR, Chino Hills High School (Chino Hills, CA)
Chino Hills drubbed Claremont 57-12 on Friday evening and now sit at 5-2-1 on the year. Austin had 125 receiving yards in the win and now has 796 yards and 5 TDs on the year with 2 regular season games left to play. Chino Hills will play Damien on Friday.
Aaron Baltazar, RB, Eastlake High School (Chula Vista, CA)
Eastlake moved to 6-2 on the year with a big 46-6 win over Bonita Vista on Friday night. Baltazar had 99 yards on 12 carries in the contest (8.25 YPC) and has 990 yards and 12 TDs on the year. Defensively, Baltazar has 40 tackles, 1 sack, 10 PBUs, 2 forced fumbles and 2 recoveries.
Tanner Vallejo, LB, Nevada Union High School (Grass Valley, CA)
Vallejo helped lead his squad to a 52-19 victory over Roseville on Friday evening and are now 5-3 on the year. Vallejo had 9 tackles and a forced fumble in the win as well as a 1 yard rushing TD. On the season, Vallejo has 93 tackles, 1 sack, 1 INT, 2 PBUs, 2 forced fumbles and 3 recoveries as well as 352 all-purpose yards on offense and 6 TDs.
Durrant Miles, LB/DE, Bingham High School (South Jordan, UT)
Miles and his Bingham High teammates capped off an 8-2 regular season with a dominant 49-14 win over Pleasant Grove on Wednesday night and will now wait for a playoff opponent. Full game stats for Wednesday's game have not yet been released, but through the previous 9 games, Miles had racked up 44 tackles, 1 INT, 1 fumble recovery, 7 sacks, 2 PBUs and scored a safety.
Mat Boesen, LB/TE, West High School (Torrance, CA)
After starting their season 5-0, West has now dropped 3 straight contests—the latest against Palos Verdes on Friday night by a score of 47-14. Despite the loss, Boesen had another solid game on both sides of the ball, catching 5 passes for 55 yards and making 9 tackles on defense with a sack. On the year, Boesen has 68 tackles (15 for loss), 9 sacks, a pass break-up as well as 34 receptions for 511 yards and 3 TDs. Boesen was in town for yesterday's blackout game against UNLV. The 5-3 Warriors will take on Palos Verdes Peninsula this Friday to try to right the sinking ship.
Justin Taimatuia, DT, Fort Scott Community College (KS)
Taimatuia's Greyhounds lost to Hutchinson Community College yesterday by a score of 37-14 and are now 3-5 on the year. No stats have been logged for the game yet, but Taimatuia has 26 tackles (6.5 for loss), 1 fumble recovery and a pass breakup on the year.
Mercy Maston, CB Bakersfield Community College (CA)
Boise State's newest verbal commit, CB Mercy Maston has been having a good year thus far for Bakersfield CC and the squad is sitting comfortably at 5-2. On the year, Maston has 34 tackles, 2 INTs (including a 79-yard pick six), 2 tackles-for-loss, 6 PBUs and a kick block.
Andrew Tercek, OL, East Central High School (San Antonio, TX)
East Central defeated Southwest on Thursday evening by a score of 52-21 and moved to 5-2 on the year, and 3-1 in league play. The Hornets will play Steele on Friday.
Eli McCullough, OT, Rocky Mountain High School (Meridian, ID)
Rocky Mountain was upset for the 2nd straight week, this time by Centennial on Friday evening and the Grizzlies SIC title hopes took a major hit. The 6-2 squad will need to defeat Borah in this weekend's regular season finale and for Eagle to lose to keep hope alive.
That's it for this week...but hopefully we'll be adding to our list of recruits as the season wears on. If you have any stats, info, or otherwise to report, I would greatly appreciate it. Just send HERE.