Joplin 2020 runningback, Isaiah Davis worked out in the Opening regional camp as well.
Zach Westmoreland, a 2018 Missouri 1st Team All State selection for wide receiver recorded 72 receptions for 959 yards and 13 touchdowns, contributing to his 2,132 all-purpose yards and 28 total touchdowns.
Davis who was selected to 2nd Team All State in Missouri as a runningback ran for 1,676 yards, averaging 8.3 YPR, totaling 28 rushing touchdowns.
Patrick Carlton didn’t start for Carthage at quarterback until week five of the regular season but led the Tigers in passing and rushing. The sophomore threw for 1,115 yards and 14 touchdowns to just one interception, while rushing for 1,354 yards and 21 touchdowns, averaging seven yards per carry.
Westmoreland and Davis have drawn attention from multiple Power 5 football programs, including taking visits to Kansas State and the University of Missouri. Both are apart of the 2020 recruiting class.
In St. Louis, Joplin 2020 athlete, Zach Westmoreland competed in The Opening regional, while Carthage’s 2021 quarterback, Patrick Carlton competed in the Elite 11 regional for a shot to be invited to their national camps.
The clinics provide testing, training and position specific drills to help grow their games, and of course increase their exposure to college scouts.
Current NFL stars that have gone through the clinics are Odell Beckham Jr. of the Browns, Deshaun Watson of the texans, and Von Miller of the Broncos.
Westmoreland, Davis and Carlton will find out if they are invited back for The Opening’s and Elite 11’s national competition in the next few weeks.