Found September 07, 2013 on CaneInsider:
Depending on who you ask, both teams are No. 1, but not after last night’s amazing 28-17 victory for the Miami Booker T. Washington Tornadoes over the Central Rockets.  Booker T. Washington will likely be a unanimous No. 1 pick in every high school national poll, something that you rarely see.  The reason is because it’s so rare to have two No. 1′s play each other and last night the stars aligned for the game of the ages and it lived up to every bit of the hype. A defensive battle at first turned into a closely fought game in the second quarter when Samford University commit Krondis Larry of Washington snuck by Central’s Dalvin Cook (committed to the Florida Gators) into the endzone and giving quarterback Treon Harris enough room to fire a pass to him for a Tornado 7-0 lead. Central answered nearly instantly as Dalvin Cook scored giving the Rockets even footing midway through the second quarter.  And before the half, Miami commit Joe Yearby also scored to make the score 14-7 Miami Central.  However, Booker T. Washington would regain their composure and after going up 17-14 with a field goal settling for three points afer a Yearby slip on third down, Treon Harris rushed in for a score on the next possession for the Tornadoes.   The score was then 20-17. In an attempt to respond, Central was marching down the field but penalties plagued the drive that began with under three minutes remaining in the game.  Quarterback Keith Reed was flushed out of the pocket and throw a near interception to a wide open receiver.  On his next passing play, he throw the ball that was tipped and landed in the hands of Washington’s Terry Jefferson who took the interception back for a score to ice the game leaving only nine seconds remaining on the clock.  The Booker T. Washington sideline erupted and the consensus No. 1 Tornadoes ran onto the field. Afterward, we caught up with the Tornado Cane commits to get their reaction to the game.  Nigel Bethel II, a corner back verbal to Miami talked about how he was motivated, going up against DeVante Phillips who is widely considered one of the nation’s best wide outs: We also caught up with Demetrius Jackson, a defensive end verbal to Miami who says that his team was in love with the concept of being ranked No. 1 and weren’t ready to shake the title off just yet. He also shared that he feels that Dalvin Cook will eventually pledge to the Miami Hurricanes. Take a look: The post Cane Commit Laden No. 1 Booker T. Washington Downs Miami Central appeared first on CaneInsider | Miami Hurricanes Athletics and Recruiting.
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