Naples Football 2021

Posted On: 03/24/21 6:00 AM

I was on the sideline at the game to get a first-hand look at  Donovan Spellman Donovan Spellman 6'4" | DL Clayton | 2022 State NC Clayton HS, DE/Edge player who is playing at a different level this season.  East Wake entered the game as the underdog in this conference match-up.  East Wake players displayed a lot of heart and grit throughout the game.  Clayton HS was dominant on offense and defense throughout the game.

Donovan Spellman Donovan Spellman 6'4" | DL Clayton | 2022 State NC was clearly the most dominant player on the field.  He displayed great quickness out of his stance, often going unblocked to stop the play for a loss.  He was often double-teamed on several plays.  His constant pressure in the backfield resulted in Quarterback sacks, hurried pass attempts which fell short of the intended wide receiver.  Donovan Spellman Donovan Spellman 6'4" | DL Clayton | 2022 State NC relentless pressure on East Wake’s quarterback resulted in forced passes, resulting in a few interceptions.  Donovan Spellman Donovan Spellman 6'4" | DL Clayton | 2022 State NC made several punishing tackles, causing a fumble which was picked up by Jelan Greene, DT who rumbled down field for a touchdown.  Clayton defensive line controlled the line scrimmage and was able to limit East Wake offense to gain only a few first downs.  Donovan Spellman Donovan Spellman 6'4" | DL Clayton | 2022 State NC played as a Power 5 prospect throughout the game.

East Wake’s defensive unit was unable to contain Clayton’s high-scoring offense throughout the game.  East Wake’s defensive backs were called for pass interference on several plays throughout the game.