M.L. King’s Robinson sets state record for receiving yards in season

M.L. King wide receiver DeMarco Robinson has broken the state record for receiving yards in a season.

In a 48-47 loss to Colquitt County that was the final game of his career, Robinson had 10 receptions for 246 yards and five touchdowns.  Robinson’s season totals are 73 receptions for 1,655 yards and 27 touchdowns. 

Robinson’s yardage total breaks the mark of 1,647 set in 2009 by Calhoun’s Da’Rick Rogers. Now at Tennessee, Rogers compiled his yards in 15 games. Robinson played 12.

M.L. King quarterback Jonquel Dawson was 27-of-43 passing for 522 yards and six touchdowns in the game. His season totals are 3,606 yards passing (fourth in state history) and 41 touchdowns (tied for third in state history).

Both are DeKalb County records.

Other top individual performances in Georgia last week:

Brookwood DB Nick Moore had two interceptions and a 59-yard punt return in a 34-24 victory over Norcross.

Calhoun junior LB Gabe Freeman had two sacks and two other tackles for loss in a 36-19 victory over Westminter.

Carrollton LB D.J. Robinson had four tackles for 26 yards in losses in a 14-7 victory over St. Pius. Carrollton held St. Pius to 150 yards of total offense.

Carver of Columbus RB Isaiah Crowell rushed for 191 yards on 17 carries in a 21-7 victory over Greater Atlanta Christian.

Cedar Grove QB Jonhathan McCrary passed for 124 yards and scored three touchdowns in a 34-25 victory over Gainesville.

Chattahoochee QB Tim Byerly was 23-of-39 passing for 309 yards and a touchdown in a 31-28 victory over Marist. WR Kane Whitehurst had nine catches for 97 yards.

Collins Hill QB Taylor Heinicke was 22-of-32 passing for 326 yards and three touchdowns in a 35-24 victory over Roswell.

Colquitt County RB Tevin King rushed for 376 yards and five touchdowns in a 48-47 victory over M.L. King.

Dutchtown PK Ryan Kay made a 54-yard field goal – his third of more than 50 yards in the playoffs – in a 3-0 victory over Glynn Academy.

East Paulding LB Tae Terrell stripped the ball from Clarke Central all-state QB Martay mattox and ran 86 yards for a touchdown with less than two minutes left in a 24-10 victory.

Grady WR/FS Damian Swann caught four passes for 117 yards, made 11 tackles and had an interception in the end zone in a 39-20 victory over White County.

Hillgrove RB Kenyan Drake rushed for 172 yards and two touchowns in a 28-26 victory over Camden County.

Kell LB Jordan Chambers had two interceptions – one at the goal line to stop a drive, another to set up a Kell touchdown in a 21-13 victory over Flowery Branch.

Lincoln County QB Franklin Sherman was 20-for-34 passing for 248 yards and three touchdowns in a 21-17 victory over Darlinton.

Lovett RB Zach Boden rushed for 239 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-6 victory over Dade County.

Lowndes QB Tyler Hunter, normally a defensive back and running back, subbed for injured Cole Parker and rushed for 69 yards and passed for 74 in a 38-14 victory over Newnan.

Monroe Area RB Tre’ Shard Burdette rushed for 281 yards and four touchdowns on 28 carries in a 50-21 victory over Woodward Academy.

Sandy Creek DB Bruce Dukes returned two interceptions for touchdowns in Sandy Creek’s 48-0 victory over Americus-Sumter last week.

Savannah Christian DL Cooper Lemonds had four sacks in a 37-6 victory over Charlton County. He had four sacks the previous week in a 17-7 victory over Mitchell County.

Starr’s Mill RB Zach Laskey rushed for 170 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-34 victory over Brunswick.

Tucker RB Coles Bashr rushed for 160 yards and two touchdowns in a 38-22 victory over Hiram.

Valdosta RB Phillip Moore rushed for 209 yards on 26 carries in a 38-22 victory over McEachern.

Wesleyan RB Kyle Karempelis rushed for 235 yards and four touchdowns in a 35-14 cictory over Athens Academy.

Wilcox County QB Nick Marshall was 9-for-15 passing for 256 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 176 yards and four touchdowns on 16 carries in a 60-39 victory over Johnson County. Tay Porter had four receptions for 162 yards and two touchdowns and also scored on a TD run.

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7 comments Add your comment


November 22nd, 2010
6:55 am

Hope Nick Marshall gets to play some offense at UGA.


November 22nd, 2010
8:05 am

UGA needs Nick on offense. I am a JoCo fan, but Nick is the best hs QB that I have ever seen. His passing is great, his running ability is great. UGA needs needs a dual threat type QB.

Fred Flintstone

November 22nd, 2010
9:42 am

With everything Aaron Murray has accomplished this year, you guys are demented to think anyone else should get ANY playing time at QB for UGA until he leaves school. If you’ve been paying attention lately, you’d know offense isn’t the Dawgs problem. And quite frankly, if Nick Marshall is the best HS QB you’ve ever seen, you haven’t seen much.

black n blue blood

November 22nd, 2010
10:39 am

is WR Kane Whitehurst of Chattahoochee related to Charlie?

K-From Da Wood

November 22nd, 2010
10:50 am

@black n blue blood – According to the news it’s his cousin.


November 22nd, 2010
11:04 am

where is ALL those great teams from the north (Atlanta)???????????


November 23rd, 2010
5:26 pm

That back at Lovett is pretty dang good.