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Elite 11 Quarterback Tracker

9/23/2009

How are the nation's top quarterbacks progressing? Each week, ESPN RISE will track the performances of the 12 QBs who attended the 2009 Elite 11 quarterback event.

(Results based on games through Sept. 20)

Blake Bell
Bishop Carroll (Wichita, Kan.)
College:
Oklahoma
Bell provided a little of everything in getting Bishop Carroll off to a 3-0 start. He opened the game with a one-yard TD run, and in the 35-12 victory over South went 26-of-39 for 281 yards with two touchdown passes.
Next Game: Sept 25 vs. North (Wichita, Kan.)
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Joe Boisture
Saline (Saline, Mich.)
College:
Michigan State
It was another tough outing for the future Spartan in a 40-7 loss to Bedford. Boisture connected for a 92-yard touchdown on the first play, but Saline was unable to build any momentum. He finished 7-of-22 for 162 yards.
Next Game: Sept. 25 vs. Monroe
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Robert Bolden
St. Mary's (Orchard Lake, Mich.)
College:
Penn State
Contained in a tough loss two weeks ago, Bolden helped St. Mary's rebound with a victory over FAB 50 ranked De La Salle Collegiate. He ran for 89 yards and didn't need to provide much through the air in the team's first win.
Next Game: Sept. 26 vs. Detroit Jesuit
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Tyler Bray
Kingsburg (Kingsburg, Calif.)
College:
Tennessee
Bray put together another stellar performance, throwing for three scores and 338 yards. The future Volunteer has Kingsburg off to a 2-0 start and will look to keep things going this weekend against Corcoran.
Next Game: Sept. 25 vs. Corcoran

Barry Brunetti
Memphis University School (Memphis, Tenn.)
College:
West Virginia
In another crucial out-of-state matchup, Brunetti led Memphis University by land and air on the way to a 20-15 victory over Olive Branch (Miss). The dual-threat QB rushed for 71 yards and threw for 136 and two TDs.
Next Game: Sept. 25 vs. Memphis East
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Devin Gardner
Inkster (Inkster, Mich.)
College:
Michigan
Gardner ran for a key score and two-point conversion as the Vikings got their first victory, 14-7 at perennial Cleveland-area power St. Edward.
Next Game: Sept. 25 at Highland Park

Jake Heaps
Skyline (Sammamish, Wash.)
College:
BYU
Heaps was a little off his game in a 28-25 loss to Oaks Christian and fellow Elite 11 QB Nick Montana. Heaps was picked off three times and finished 13-of-31 for 256 yards and a touchdown.
Next Game: Oct. 2 at Newport (Bellevue, Wash.)
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Austin Hinder
Steamboat Springs (Steamboat Springs, Colo.)
College:
Cal
It was the defense that stole the show in a 49-6 victory over Montezuma Cortez. The future Golden Bear chipped in two touchdown passes and 146 yards. He also ran for a score.
Next Game: Sept. 25 at Eagle Valley (Gypsum, Colo.)
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Nick Montana
Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, Calif.)
College:
Washington
Montana helped Skyline outlast Oaks Christian 28-25 in a head-to-head Elite 11 QB matchup versus Jake Heaps, completing 21-of-34 attempts for 261 yards and two scores.
Next Game: Oct. 2 at Venice
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Jesse Scroggins
Lakewood (Lakewood, Calif.)
College:
USC
Scroggins was on point again, throwing for three TDs and getting Lakewood off to a 2-1 start. In a 35-7 victory over Mayfair, the USC commit was 18-of-24 for 243 yards without an interception.
Next Game: Sept. 25 vs. Verbum Dei (Los Angeles)
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Phillip Sims
Oscar Smith (Chesapeake, Va.)
College:
Alabama
Oscar Smith stayed undefeated and Sims was able to overcome a poor start in a 42-0 win over Kings Fork. Despite being intercepted for the first time this year, Sims was good for 219 yards and TD on 17-of-27 passing.

Next Game: Sept. 25 at Grassfield (Chesapeake, Va.)
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Chandler Whitmer
Downers Grove South (Downers Grove, Ill.)
College:
Illinois
Whitmer was able to rally DGS after a mistake-filled first half. He hit 11-of-19 passes for 141 yards and two TDs while leading his team to a 37-22 win over Downers Grove North.
Next Game: Sept. 25 at Willowbrook (Villa Park, Ill.)

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