Prep Football Playoff Roundup For Nov. 2, 2019

Prep Football Playoff Roundup For Nov. 2, 2019


ROUND OF THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS WRAP UP ON THIS BUSY SATURDAY… AS 11 AREA TEAMS LOOK TO CONTINUE THEIR SEASONS ANOTHER WEEK. WE START IN CLASS 6A… BIG 12 CO- CAHMP NORMAL WEST TAKING ON PERENNIAL POWER PROVIDENCE CATHOLIC. FIRST WILDCATS POSSESSION… CARSON CAMP WITH THIS QUARTERBACK KEEPER FROM HIS OWN 6 YARD LINE… TAKING IT 45 YARDS DOWN THE FAR SIDELINE FOR THE BIG GAINER. THEN THE WILDCAT DEFENSE WITH A BIG MOMENTUM SWING… LONG PASS ATTEMPT BUT ITS TRE BILLUPS WITH THE INTERCEPTION. AND WEST GETS ON THE BOARD ON A FOURTH AND GOAL… CAMP TO COLE HERNANDEZ FOR THE SCORE… BUT PROVIDENCE CATHOLIC ENDS WEST’S GREAT YEAR… 19-14 THE FINAL CO-MID ILLINI CHAMP DUNLAP AT HOME AGAINST ROCK ISLAND EAGLES TRAIL 13- NOTHING IN THE THIRD…. THATS WHEN JACKSON CHATTERTON FINDS ETHAN BARLOW FOR THIS 6 YARD TOUCHDOWN… 13-6 GAME. DUNLAP STILL TRAILS IN THE 4TH… THIS TIME CHATTERTON PASSES TO GABE CALHOUN… 19 YARD AIR STRIKE… EAGLES DOWN 20-18 BUT WOULD MISS THE 2 POINT CONVERSION. AS ROCK ISLAND GOES ON TO GRAB THE FINAL SCORE OF THE GAME ON THIS QUARTERBACK KEEPER TO THE NEAR SIDE… AS ROCK ISLAND BEATS DUNLAP 28-18. TO CLASS 5A… MORTON AT HOME AGAINST DEFENDING STATE CHAMPION JOLIET CATHOLIC. POTTERS FIRST DRIVE… RILEY RICHARDS DROPS BACK AND THROWS THE JUMP BALL TO BOBBY HINES… WHO COMES DOWN WITH THE CATCH… BUT THE DRIVE STALLS OUT. AND ITS JUST TOO MUCH JOLIET CATHOLIC…. THE HILLMEN MARCHED RIGHT DOWN THE FIELD ON THEIR FIRST POSSESION AND KENYETTA WILLIAMS WITH THE 1 YARD TOUCHDOWN. LATER IN THE FIRST HALF WILLIAMS TAKES THE JET SWEEP AND AGAIN FINDS THE BACK OF THE END ZONE TO PUT THE HILLMEN UP 14-0. MORTON’S SEASON ENDS WITH A 42-7 LOSS. WE MOVE TO 4A… WHERE UNDEFEATED TOP SEED IVC HOST TAYLORVILLE. THE GREY GHOSTS TRAIL 7-0 IN THE 1ST… GOALINE PACKAGE IN AS ALEX FULTON TAKES THE DIRECT SNAP AND WORKS HIS WAY IN FOR THE SHORT SCORE. THEN THE IVC DEFENSE STEPS UP… KAM WOLLARD WITH A GREAT READ ON THIS PASS AND MAKES THE INTERCEPTION… THEN AN EVEN BETTER PLAY BY WOLLARD… ALEX MERLO THROWS TO THE BACK OF THE ENDZONE… AND WOLLARD MAKES THE ACROBATIC CATCH FOR THE TOUCHDOWN…. AS IVC GOES ON TO WIN 31-22 AND WILL TRAVEL TO MURPHYSBORO NEXT WEEK. IN CLASS 3A… EUREKA IS HOME PLAYING HOST TO CHICAGO DUNBAR. THE HORNETS ON THE BOARD FIRST… AND WHAT A LEG ON EUREKA KICKER CADE GOLD… WHO DRILLS THIS 36 YARD FIELD GOAL IN THE FIRST QUARTER… 3-ZIP. THEN THE HORNETS DEFENSE STEPS UP… PINNED TO THE ONE YARD LINE… JOEL BAER AND ANDREW KING WITH A TACKLE IN THE BACKFIELD FOR A SAFETY. AND THE OFFENSE WANTS ITS TURN AS WELL… THIS IS HUNTER GLADSON WITH THE CARRY… BOUNCING OFF DEFENDERS AND TAKING IT TO THE HOUSE FOR THE EUREKA TOUCHDOWN… HORNETS WIN BIG AND WILL TRAVEL TO WILMINGTON NEXT WEEK. 2A PLAYOFFS… TREMONT ON THE ROAD AT WATSEKA. EARLY FIRST QUARTER… NATE NGUYEN WILL TAKE THE JET SWEEP HANDOFF AND CUT UPFIELD… NICE BLOCKING AHEAD OF HIM AND THATS A 30 YARD RUN FOR THE TURKS. LATER… NATHAN HATLEY DROPS BACK AND LOOKS FOR LANDON PFLEDERER WHO MAKES A TREMENDOUS DIVING CATCH. BUT WATSEKA GETS THE BIG PLAY OF THE GAME… THIS IS JAMISON CLUVER WITH THE CARRY AND HE GETS TO THE OUTSIDE… AND IT WILL BE A 60 YARD TOUCHDOWN… AS WATSEKA ENDS TREMONTS SEASON… 19-8 THE FINAL IN CLASS 1A… GOOD MATCHUP AS PRINCEVILLE HOSTS STOCKTON. PRINCEVILLE QUARTERBACK SAMUEL STREITMATTER WITH THE STRIKE TO BRADY MILLER FOR THE FIRST DOWN. LATER ITS KEIAN RICE WITH THE NICE RUN UP THE MIDDLE FOR A BIG GAIN AND A PRINCES FIRST DOWN BUT IT WASN’T ENOUGH AS THE STOCKTON BLACKHAWKS DOMINATED THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE. THEY PUT THE GAME AWAY WITH THIS HUNTER HILLE 1 YARD TOUCHDOWN RUN. STOCKTON ADVANCES WITH A 20-7 WIN. PRINCEVILLE ENDS THE YEAR 7-3 ON THE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD… CO- MID ILLINI CHAMP PEKIN TRAVELS TO HARVEY THORTON… AND PLAYS WELL BUT FALLS JUST SHORT LOSING 35-19. WHILE NOTRE DAME WITH A CLOSE GAME AT KANKAKEE HIGH… BUT THE IRISH FALL 30-23. AND IN CLASS 1A… LEWISTOWN IS SHUTOUT AT NUMBER ONE SEED ANNAWAN WETHERSFIELD…. WHILE HAVANA ALSO FALLS TO A NUMBER ONE SEED… ITS A 55-20 LOSS FOR THE DUCKS.>NOW TO A BIG DAY IN CROSS COUNTRY… WE ARE ONE WEEK AWAY FROM THE STATE MEET IN PEORIA… AS

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