High School Football Week 1: Bishop Dunne 45, Dallas Christian 17
The 2014 TAPPS 5A- Div. 1 State Champions in football played their first game of the season last Friday August 28, 2015 away at Dallas Christian.
Quarterback Caleb Evans threw five touchdown passes, as Bishop Dunne opened its TAPPS title-defense season with a convincing win over Dallas Christian. Evans was nearly flawless in his first start, as he completed his first 11 passes and finished the game with 358 yards on 22-of-27 passing. Evans completed 15 of 17 passes for 235 and three touchdowns in the first half. Bishop Dunne, as a team, also had 147 rushing yards. Evans had 79 yards on seven attempts, while Jordan Butler added 65 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries. Bishop Dunne's defensive line was dominant throughout the game. The unit of Kansas State commit Jordon Robertson; juniors Damion Daniels and LaQuantis Hennington; and sophomores Calvin Avery and Rascoe Jones consistently frustrated the Dallas Christian offense. Bishop Dunne held Dallas Christian to 32 yards in the first half.
The Bishop Dunne Coaches have chosen:
Offensive Player of the week
Caleb Evans: 22 of 27 for 358 yards and 5 touchdowns
Key Offensive Contributors
Jordan Blackmon: 7 receptions for 136 yards and 2 touchdowns
Reggie Roberson: 8 receptions for 121 yards and 2 touchdowns
Geraud Sanders: 5 receptions for 76 yards and 1 touchdown
Jordan Butler: 17 carries for 65 yards and 1 touchdown
Defensive Player of the Week
Jordon Robertson: 5 tackles, 1.5 sacks, and 1 tackle for loss
Key Defensive Contributor
Calvin Avery: 7 tackles, 1 sack, force fumble, and 1 tackle for loss
Special Teams Player of the Week
Chevin Calloway: 5 tackles and 1 pass break up
Key Special Teams Contributor
Daniel Esparza 6/6 extra point attempts and 1/2 (23 yard) field goal attempts
In addition the Bishop Dunne junior varsity football team defeated Dallas Christian 48 to 20 in their season opener. The offense was led by Stacy Conner who connected with Marquez Beason for a 99 yard touchdown. Conner also connected with Jabari Khepera for a 40 yard touchdown reception. The defense was led by Carson Horner who recorded three sacks. Gabe Matous also recorded three sacks while Jalen Drayden returned an interception for a touchdown. The special teams were led by Tucker Littleton who consistently placed kickoffs inside the 20 yardline. Marquez Beason also returned a kickoff for a touchdown.
For more information on Bishop Dunne see the school's website: www.bdcs.org. For more information on the school's sports programs, see: www.Dunnesports.com
The 15th Annual Bishop Dunne 100 Dinner will be October 22, 2015 at the Hilton Anatole. Dr. Frederick Cerise, CEO of Parkland is the keynote speaker. Contact Mary Gracheck for more information: email@example.com