Woodland Hills’ Lafayette Pitts up to 6 D-1 offers
Written by: Josh Funk on Sunday, May 23rd, 2010
For the second consecutive season, Woodland Hills boasts a running back with Division-1 potential. Last year, Dom Timbers (who will attend Syracuse) torched opponents for more than 1,400 rushing yards.
When 2010 rolls around, it appears it will be Lafayette Pitts’ turn.
Pitts is up to half a dozen Division-1 scholarship offers according to his profile on Rivals.com. Buffalo, Iowa, Kent State, Maryland, Pitt and West Virginia have all offered the 5’10, 175-pound athlete. UCONN, Purdue and Syracuse have shown interest, but not extended a scholarship offer, according to Rivals.
In limited backfield action, Pitts ran for 160 yards and eight touchdowns last year, according to offensive statistics submitted by Woodland Hills to Maxpreps.com. Pitts was also a force in the Wolverines’ defensive backfield.
Offensively, Woodland Hills scored 27+ points in 10 its 12 victories last year, averaging just over 29 points per game. Defensively, Woodland Hills allowed an average of 9.43 points per game, holding 12 opponents to 14 points or less, with two shutouts.
The Wolverines won their fifth WPIAL championship last season and first since 2002, when the turquoise and black won three WPIAL titles in four year from 1999-2002.
Woodland Hills was eliminated by State College Area in the PIAA “AAAA” quarterfinals, 14-3.
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