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Boys Track: Wheaton North Soars To First At Dupage Valley Indoor Meet

Wheaton North head coach Don Helberg knew his boys track team was special, he just hoped his athletes would rise to the occasion at the Dupage Valley Conference indoor championship.

And boy did they ever. The Falcons soared past the competition, tallying 143 points to become conference champions.

“I knew that we were deep in all the events. We just challenged our guys to rise up to the occasion and we had personal records set almost across the boards,” said Helberg. “We wanted to do well, and we did even better than we expected.”

West Aurora finished second with 82 points, paced by their 200 relay team (Marquette Sanchez, Tony Oros, Parrish McGhee, Benny Prunty) which took first place and set a meet record (1.32:32).

“That was exciting. Those kids ran really well, they competed their butts off,” said West Aurora head coach Cortney Lamb. “Benny Prunty on that anchor leg was impressive. That was really neat to watch.”

Parrish McGhee was the Blackhawks’ workhorse, according to his head coach. McGhee ran in four different events, and placed in three of them—finishing third in the 200, sixth in the 55 dash and first as part of the 200 relay.

Lamb was pleased with his team’s second place finish, and believes it’s a sign of good things to come in the spring.

“We’re very happy with this finish tonight. It’s a great meet to build on going into the outdoor season,” said Lamb. “I think we’re going to see some special things from these kids outdoors”

Naperville Central finished fourth with 66 points while Naperville North finished sixth with 31 points.

Central captured first place in four events, including both the 400 and 800 relays. Sam Bransby captured first for the Redhawks in the 400, and was part of the first-place 400 relay. Mike Juretschke took first in the pole vault.

Jimmy Qiao placed in two events for North, finishing fifth in the 1600 and second as part of the 800 relay. In total, six Huskies placed in their events, with Nick Lyon posting the best finish (second place, pole vault).

Five Wheaton North athletes took first place in their events: Alex Ryan (800), Paul Steeno (1600), Marcus Charles (200), Christian Hollinger (shot put) and Zac Daniels (triple jump). The Falcons had two athletes finish in the top-six of six different individual events (3200 meter, 55 meter, 400 meter, shot put, pole vault and triple jump).

“I think we’re a well balanced team, and that made the difference,” said Helberg.

I wrote this story for the Chicago Sun-Times and yourseason.com. It appears here.

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Jeske, Despot Come Up Big As Glenbard South Wins On Senior Night

Matt Jeske led the Raiders with 24 points on senior night.

Glenbard South 67 Marmion Academy 61

Behind the senior duo of Matt Jeske and Dusko Despot, Glenbard South was able to secure victory on its senior night. Twelve seniors were honored before the Raiders’ 67-61 win over Marmion Academy in Glen Ellyn Friday night.

Jeske led the Raiders with 24 points, while Despot had 16 points and five rebounds.

“Winning on senior night was really important,” said Jeske. “After losing a couple of games on the road, we really needed to pick things up, especially with playoffs coming around the corner. It was a good performance, but hopefully we can peak at the right time and play well in the playoffs.”

The 6’5 Jeske made the most of his size advantage, attacking the paint all night.

“I was just thankful that my teammates found me inside, I got a lot of good post feeds,” said Jeske. “I just tried to keep on working, because I thought I had a mismatch inside. Once I started scoring, I just started feeling it. It was just one of those nights.”

The teams went back and forth in the first quarter, swapping leads six times. The scored was tied 17-17 after the first, but the Raiders went on an 8-0 run over the first two minutes of the second quarter to take a 25-17 lead. Glenbard South (12-11) held on to the lead for the rest of the game.

Marmion (13-12) went into halftime down 38-33, but the Cadets got within two points of the Raiders quickly in the third quarter. Jeff Garofalo converted an old-fashioned three-point play on the first possession of the second half, making the score 38-36.

However, the Raiders responded, going on another 8-0 run to extend their lead. Glenbard South led by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter.

While Glenbard South head coach Wade Hardtke was happy to win on senior night, he was more pleased that his team was able to notch a win against a quality opponent.

“Senior night is always a big night for the kids, but right now this is a big win for us because that’s a great ball club we played,” said Hardtke. “Marmion is scrappy and they shoot the ball well, and that’s what makes tonight’s win a good win for us.”

Garofalo led the Cadets with 14 points, while Pete Stefanski added 13 points.

I wrote this story for the Chicago Sun-Times and yourseason.com

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Lisa Palmer Gets Double-Double As Bartlett Defeats Streamwood For Victory No. 26

Bartlett 54 Streamwood 37

Bartlett forward Lisa Palmer notched a double-double as the Hawks recorded their 26th victory of the season Thursday night, defeating Streamwood 54-37 in an Upstate Eight crossover game in Streamwood.

Palmer led Bartlett (26-1) with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Guard Haley Videckis scored 12 points while guard Kristin Conniff added 11 for the Hawks.

“They were focusing on getting someone on our perimeter players. I like the fact that we went inside,” said Bartlett head coach Denise Sarna. “When their inside player [Hannah McGlone] got into foul trouble, it was more inviting for us to take the ball to the hole, and I thought Lisa responded with a nice game.”

Bartlett led 14-4 after the first quarter, but the Hawks quickly lost their lead after a sloppy start to the second quarter.

Bartlett turned the ball over on six of their first seven second quarter possessions, and Streamwood (14-13) took advantage.

The Sabres went a 14-2 run, sparked by six points from guard Jessica Cerda, and Streamwood went ahead 18-16 midway through the quarter.

Bartlett responded with a 10-0 run to end the half, and the Hawks went into halftime with a 26-18 lead.

“We were a little uninspired at times tonight. Streamwood has some good players and they were ready to play,” said Sarna. “We lost that lead but we asked some kids to step it up and respond, and they did, especially on the defensive end.”

Palmer scored 12 of her 18 points in the second half as the Hawks took control of the game. Palmer’s lay-up midway through the fourth quarter gave Bartlett a 20 point lead.

“I thought we played well tonight,” said Streamwood head coach George Rosner. “We could have buried some shots, we had some great looks. They’re so big, they pose so many match-up problems for us. They’re going to find the inside people against us, and they did that. That’s why they’re 26-1.”

McGlone led the Sabres with 13 points, while Cerda tallied 11 points.

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Donahue Too Much For Huskies, Redhawks Win Eighth Straight

Naperville Central center Emma Donahue was too much to handle Saturday afternoon as the Redhawks extended their winning steak to eight games with a 46-43 victory over Naperville North.

The 6-foot-3 senior led Naperville Central with 21 points and was an aggressive presence in the paint on defense. The Redhawks (18-8, 12-1) racked up seven blocked shots.

“They didn’t have an answer for her. I wanted her to get 40,” said Naperville Central head coach Andy Nussbaum. “There were times we didn’t give her the ball I thought we should have, and there were times she got the ball, and I wanted her to shoot, and she didn’t. But 21 is pretty dang good.”

Both teams got off to a sluggish start. North (12-13, 4-9) led 6-5 after the first quarter, and the teams entered halftime tied 14-14.

Naperville North guard Shannon Bushman’s three-pointer gave the Huskies a 20-18 lead early in the third quarter.

The Redhawks responded with a 10-0 run sparked by three-pointers from guard Jill D’Amico and forward Jamie Cuny. Naperville Central pulled ahead 28-20 and never relinquished the lead.

“We did the things we needed to do to win. But I’m not all too sure that we handled our emotions very well in general. It was out of sorts a little bit,” said Nussbaum. “Certainly, we’re a better team than what we played today. But you know what, at this point of the season, a win is a win, so let’s move on.”

Bushman and Kayla Sharples each had 14 points to lead the Huskies.

Naperville Central enters their final regular season game at West Chicago on Thursday tied for first place in the DuPage Valley
Conference.

“We’re 12-1 and the 12th win wasn’t very pretty. We’re one game away from where we wanted to be at the end of the season,” said Nussbaum.

I wrote this story for the Chicago Sun-Times and yourseason.com.

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Keith Carter, Proviso East Too Much For Batavia

Proviso East guard Keith Carter drives to the hoop. Photo from the Chicago Sun-Times.

Proviso East 90 Batavia 44

Proviso East showed why they’re worthy of their No. 2 ranking with a wire-to-wire domination of Batavia Saturday night in Maywood.

The Pirates’ relentless, full-court pressure was too much for the Bulldogs. Batavia (4-9) turned the ball over 33 times as Proviso East (13-0) cruised to a 90-44 victory.

“We always hang our hats here at Proviso East on defense,” said Proviso East coach Donnie Boyce. “I think Keith Carter really sets the tone for us. Keith is a four-year varsity player, and I thought he did a good job tonight of really balancing our scoring and playing great defense.”

Carter led the Pirates with 24 points. Guards Paris Lee and Paris Burns both had 10 points, while guard Michael Nicholas added 15 off the bench.

“I thought in the first half we really set the tone with our guard play. Keith Carter, Paris Burns and Paris Lee, they really are the ones that get us going,” said Boyce. “We created our offense off our defense.”

Batavia had a 2-0 lead before the game even tipped off. Proviso’s Sterling Brown was called for a technical foul after he dunked during warm-ups, and Batavia’s Cole Gardner was awarded and made two free throws.

Gardner also made the game’s first basket, and the Bulldogs grabbed an early 4-0 lead. However, Proviso East responded quickly with a 28-1 run to take control of the game.

Proviso East expanded their lead with a 23-0 run to end the second quarter and headed into halftime with a 60-15 lead.

The Bulldogs had more turnovers in the first half (18) than points scored.

Cole Gardner led Batavia with 15 points.

Proviso East had ten players register points. Center Trashaun Carrol had 10 points off the bench, and Brown had 9 points.

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Glenbard West Takes First At Own Holiday Tourney; Hilltoppers Continue Best Start in School History

Glenbard West big man Michael Mache – Photo from Glen Ellyn Patch

Glenbard West 67 Wheaton Academy 48

Behind 25 points from senior forward Michael Mache, Glenbard West defeated Wheaton Academy 67-48 to capture first place at Glenbard West Holiday Classic.

With the victory the Hilltoppers (10-0) remained perfect and are off to their best start in school history.

“It’s a great start, but its just a great start to keep moving from,” said Mache. “We’re 10-0 and have two tournament championships but we’ve just got to keep moving along and take every day to get better and stronger.”

Wheaton Academy was able to keep the game close for three quarters. The Warriors trailed by five points at halftime, and by just three points entering the fourth quarter.

However, the Hilltoppers’ physical play in the post wore down the Warriors, and Glenbard West pulled
away with a dominant performance in the fourth quarter.

The Hilltoppers took control of the game with a 15-3 run to begin the final frame.

“I thought the key to the game was Glenbard West did a great job of playing discipline and getting the ball inside,” said Wheaton Academy coach Paul Ferguson. “That just wore us down in the second half.”

Michael Mache, 6’6”, lead the Hilltoppers with 25 points while Pat Mazza, 6’8”, added 11 points.

The Hilltoppers won the Glenbard West Holiday Classic for the first time since 2007. Wheaton Academy entered the tournament as the defending champion, having won in 2009 and 2010.

THIRD-PLACE GAME: Leyden 52 Timothy Christian 43

Led by Alex Herrera’s 15 points, Leyden defeated Timothy Christian 52-43 in overtime to capture third place at the Glenbard West Holiday Classic.

Leyden dominated the overtime period, scoring the first seven points of the extra frame.

Leyden’s Jonathan Woolf made a layup with a minute left in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 39-39, and the game went to OT after the Eagles missed three layups in the final seconds of regulation

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Montini Rides Rhode To Victory Over Wheaton Academy

Montini cruised to victory under Friday night lights in Lombard.

Montini 54 Wheaton Academy 6

It’s hard to imagine a team getting off to a better start than Montini did Friday night. Quarterback John Rhode threw three touchdown passes in the first three minutes of the Broncos’ 54-6 victory over Wheaton Academy in Lombard.

Rhode finished the game completing 18 of his 25 pass attempts for 328 yards and seven touchdowns. Rhode has now thrown for more than 1,100 yards and 22 touchdowns in just over 10 quarters of play since coming back from a broken right thumb.

“With John back in the offense, everything has opened up a lot more. We’ve been executing, coaches have been making great calls, we’ve just been adapting to defenses,” said the Nebraska-bound Westerkamp. “John is an unbelievable kid. He’s got a great arm, he just fits this offense so well.”

Interceptions by Montini defensive back Joe Cione on back-to-back possessions led to touchdown passes of four and six yards by  Rhode on his first two pass attempts of the game.

Rhode threw a four yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp on Montini’s first offensive play of the game and the Broncos led 7-0 just 14 seconds after kickoff.

Rhode’s six yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Joe Borsellino gave Montini a 14-0 lead just a minute into the game.

Running back Dimitri Taylor took a shovel pass from Rhode and ran 41 yards into the end zone just two minutes later, and the Broncos led 21-0 with nine minutes remaining in the first quarter.

“We can put points on the board in a hurry, so if the defense can get us the ball like that, we’re going to score,” said Montini Head Coach Chris Andriano. “It’s nice to see that we are able get those leads and get teams into our kind of game.”

Rhode threw touchdown passes to five different Bronco receivers. Westerkamp (7 catches, 105 yards) and Borsellino (5 catches, 74 yards) both had two touchdown grabs, while Mark Gorogianis, Anthony Taylor and Dimitri Taylor each had one.

“Our quarterback is the guy who makes it all work, but our receivers are really good. It’s a very special group of kids,” said Andriano.

Wheaton Academy (1-8, 0-5) quarterback Drew Decker threw a two yard pass to wide receiver Mark Lindsay early in the second quarter for the Warriors’ only touchdown of the game.

Montini, the two-time defending 5A state champion, enters the playoffs as one of the hottest teams in the state. The Broncos have won five straight games and have outscored opponents 276 to 50 over that stretch.

“Everything seems to be rolling. We can’t wait to find out who we’re going to play in the first round. We’re really excited to get started,” said Westerkamp.

“Hopefully we can keep this up in the playoffs and win a state championship again.”

SCORING PLAYS

FIRST QUARTER

[11:46] MON John Rhode 4 yard pass to Jordan Westerkamp (PAT good) – 7-0 MON

[10:55] MON John Rhode 6 yard pass to Joe Borsellino (PAT good) – 14-0 MON

[9:03] MON John Rhode 41 yard pass to Dimitri Taylor (PAT good) – 21-0 MON

[6:54] MON John Rhode 21 yard pass to Joe Borsellino (PAT good) – 28-0 MON

[3:38] MON John Rhode 30 yard pass to Mark Gorogianis (PAT good) – 35-0 MON

[0:52] MON Andrew Harte 20 yard field goal – 38-0 MON

SECOND QUARTER

[7:56] WA Drew Decker 2 yard pass to Matt Lindsay (PAT blocked) – 38-6 MON

[6:21] MON John Rhode 14 yard pass to Anthony Taylor (PAT good) – 45-6 MON

[3:26] MON John Rhode 11 yard pass to Jordan Westerkamp (PAT good) – 52-6 MON

[1:05] MON Safety – 54-6 MON

PLAYER OF THE GAME:

John Rhode, QB, Montini: 18-25, 328 yards, 7 TDs

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Week Six Preview #1: St. Francis at Montini

Montini Star WR Jordan Westerkamp

St. Francis (4-1, 1-1) at Montini (3-2, 2-1), 7:30 Friday night in Lombard

HOW THEY GOT HERE

St. Francis –

Week One: 21-14 win vs Riverside-Brookfield

Week Two: 22-21 win at Vernon Hills

Week Three: 24-6 loss at Marian Central

Week Four: 56-12 win vs Wheaton Academy

Week Five: 58-19 win vs Guerin

Montini –

Week One: 26-21 win vs Palatine

Week Two: 41-24 loss at Loyola

Week Three: 13-6 win vs Marmion

Week Four: 21-20 loss at Marian Central

Week Five: 55-14 win vs Aurora Christian

St. Francis and Montini meet this week in a re-match of last year’s first round playoff game that saw Montini hold on for victory on a late goal-line stand. Both squads are fresh off blowout victories last week, and in the case of the Spartans, the last two weeks.

Montini, the two-time defending 5A State Champions, came out of the gate slow, starting just 2-2. The offense, which has been without starting QB John Rhode so far, had trouble getting off the ground until last week when they put up 55 points on Aurora Christian. With Rhode expected back this week, the Broncos hope to build off last week’s offensive explosion. It will be interesting to see how much the Broncos use their “JoeCat” offense with Rhode back behind center. Montini has had a lot of success the last couple weeks when they have put WR Joe Borsellino at QB. Borsellino had 152 yards of total offense and scored four touchdowns (he scored them three different ways: he ran for two, threw for one and caught another) last week against Aurora Christian. The “JoeCat” offense also sparked the late 4th quarter touchdown drive that gave the Broncos the lead over Marmion in week three. With his starting QB back in the lineup, Nebraska-bound WR Jordan Westerkamp should be even more dangerous this week. Westerkamp recently set the state record for most touchdown receptions in a career.

St. Francis has used a bruising, clock-eating offense on their way to a 4-1 start this season. RB Jack Petrando leads the way for a group of runners that tallied 408 rushing yards last week against Guerin. Petrando makes an impact on offense and defense. In the Spartans’ 56-12 victory over Wheaton Academy in week four, Petrando rushed for 124 yards and 4 touchdowns on offense while also returning an interception 69 yards for a touchdown on defense. The Spartans will try to control the game Friday night with their running game. The more clock their offense is able to eat up, the less time Westerkamp and the dangerous Montini offense will have on the field. Marmion executed this strategy against Montini in week three. The Cadets held the ball for the majority of the game, but they were unable to cash in on their long drives with touchdowns and lost 13-6. I believe St. Francis will have the same success at controlling the game with their running game, and unlike Marmion, the Spartans will end at least a couple of their drives with touchdowns.

PREDICTION: St. Francis 28 Montini 24

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Bradley Hands Thornwood First Loss In OT Thriller

Bradley 24 Thornwood 21

Bradley head coach Mike Kohl told his team all week they would have a good chance of beating undefeated Thornwood if they could hold the high flying Thunderbird offense to just three touchdowns.

Kohl was right. Bradley (3-2, 2-1) allowed Thornwood (4-1, 2-1) to reach the end zone just three times on Saturday afternoon in the Boilermakers’ 24-21 overtime victory over the Thunderbirds.

“They [Thornwood] have so many weapons, I don’t know how many Division I kids they’ve got, but they’ve got a lot of weapons on offense, and we knew it’d be a grind,” said Kohl. “We thought if we could hold them to three touchdowns, we’d win, and we said that all week.”

Freshman kicker Gavin Patterson gave Bradley the win with a 19-yard field goal.

Bradley got the ball in overtime needing only a field goal to win. The Boilermakers ran the ball on their first three overtime plays, and were unable to get the ball in the end zone. But on fourth down, the Boilermakers’ freshman kicker came through.

“The crazy thing is, our kicker [Patterson] is a freshman. Because of that, we thought we’d wait a couple downs and keep the ball in the middle of the field, run it, be conservative and give us a chance to win,” said Kohl.

The game went to overtime with a score of 21-21 after Thornwood kicker Rogelio Vargas missed a 35-yard field goal attempt in the waning seconds of regulation.

Thornwood got the ball first but was unable to score. Kicker Adrian Perez’s 24-yard field goal attempt on fourth down was blocked by Bradley’s LJ Harris.

“Our defense getting that stop at the end was huge. Any time you stop a team in overtime, it gives the momentum to the offense,” said Kohl.

It looked early on like Bradley was going to have a hard time stopping the Thunderbirds offense.

Thornwood took a quick 7-0 lead when quarterback Patrick Bolton threw a 90-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Christopher Scott on the the Thunderbirds’ first snap of the game.

Bradley wide receiver Myles Clark ran 11 yards for a touchdown on an end-around late in the first quarter, tying the game at 7-7.

Raheem Gardner’s two-yard touchdown run gave the lead back to the Thunderbirds, 14-7, with just under three minutes to go in the second quarter. Gardner finished the game with 24 carries for 103 yards and 1 touchdown.

The Boilermakers were able to answer back before the end of the first half. Quarterback Nick Pippin connected with wide receiver Myron Harris on a 7-yard touchdown pass with one minute left in the second quarter. The game was knotted 14-14 at halftime.

Thornwood scored their third and last touchdown on the team’s first possession of the second half. Bolton threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Cedric Doxy that gave the Thunderbirds a 21-14 lead with 10 minutes remaining in the third quarter.

The Boilermakers evened the score on Clark’s second touchdown of the game. Clark caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Pippin that tied the score at 21-21 with 5:38 left in the third quarter. Clark was Pippin’s go-to-receiver Saturday afternoon, catching 10 passes for 147 yards and one touchdown.

Bradley cornerback Antaun Patterson intercepted Bolton twice in the second half as the Boilermakers kept Thornwood off the scoreboard over the final 22 minutes of regulation and in overtime.

“We talked about overcoming adversity a lot with our team, and I thought our kids did a great job of that,” said Kohl. “Our kids fought back and competed, and it was a great win for us.”

SCORING PLAYS

FIRST QUARTER

[7:39] TW Patrick Bolton 90 yard pass to Christopher Scott (PAT good) – 7-0 TW

[0:07] BB Myles Clark 11 yard run (PAT good) – 7-7

SECOND QUARTER

[2:48] TW Raheem Gardner 2 yard run (PAT good) – 14-7 TW

[1:09] BB Nick Pippin 7 yard pass to Myron Harris (PAT good) – 14-14

THIRD QUARTER

[10:08] TW Patrick Bolton 22 yard pass to Cedric Doxy (PAT good) – 21-14 TW

[5:38] BB Nick Pippin 13 yard pass to Myles Clark (PAT good) – 21-21

OVERTIME #1

BB Gavin Patterson 19 yard Field Goal – 24-21 BB

I covered this story for the Chicago Sun-Times. It also appears on yourseason.com

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Wheaton North Flies Past Glenbard East, 56-12

Wheaton North quarterback John Peltz

Wheaton North 56 Glenbard East 12

Quarterback John Peltz ran for four touchdowns and threw for one more as the high-flying Falcons of Wheaton North defeated Glenbard East 56-12 Friday night in Wheaton.

The five touchdown outburst was another strong overall performance from the Falcons’ junior quarterback.

“Johnny Peltz has done a great job for us,” said Wheaton North (4-1, 3-0) coach Joe Wardynski. “When we’ve asked him to carry the ball, he’s a tough kid and gets positive yards for us, and he’s making good decisions with the ball, we’re not turning it over with him back there right now.”

Wheaton North faced an early 6-0 deficit after Glenbard East (1-4, 0-3) quarterback Joe Kotch threw an 85 yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Mike Fahey on the Rams’s third snap of the game.

“It was frustrating because we know they like to run that route, we practiced it all week and we still had a kid bite on a slant route right there, which was unfortunate,” said Wardynski.

However, the Falcons struck back in resounding fashion with 56 unanswered points.

Quarterback John Peltz’s one yard touchdown run capped off a long drive on the Falcons’ first possession of the game. Kicker Marcin Gawlak’s point after gave the Falcons a 7-6 lead.

Peltz added three more touchdown runs, including an 80 yard scamper to the end zone in the third quarter. Peltz also connected with wide receiver Johnny Daniels on a 32 yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.

Running back Mikey Sammer, who is filling in for injured starter Patrick Sharp, had 16 carries for 113 yards and one touchdown. His 43-yard touchdown run in the second quarter put the Falcons up 14-6.

The Wheaton North defense dominated after giving up the early touchdown. The Falcons picked off Kotch three times, including interceptions by Falcons cornerback Jaylen Howze on back-to-back drives. Kotch has thrown three interceptions in each of his last two games.

Howze returned his second interception of the night 20 yards for a touchdown, putting the Falcons up 28-6 in the second quarter.

“The touchdown was huge, any pick for the defense is huge, and it was because of my team,” said Howze. “There was good coverage over the top which allowed me to have the interception.”

The blowout loss was Glenbard East’s third consecutive loss by more than 40 points.

SCORING PLAYS

FIRST QUARTER

[10:36] GE Joe Kotch 85 yard pass to Mike Fahey (PAT no good) – 6-0 GE

[7:54] WN John Peltz 1 yard run (PAT good) – 7-6 WN

[2:44] WN Mikey Sammer 43 yard run (PAT good) – 14-6 WN

[0:44] WN John Peltz 2 yard run (PAT good) – 21-6 WN

[0:03] WN Jaylen Howze 20 yard interception return (PAT good) – 28-6 WN

SECOND QUARTER

[9:09] WN John Peltz 32 yard pass to Johnny Daniels (PAT good) – 35-6 WN

[4:01] WN John Peltz 4 yard run (PAT good) – 42-6 WN

THIRD QUARTER

[11:38] WN John Peltz 80 yard run (PAT good) – 49-6 WN

[8:40] WN Colton Hrgich 10 yard run (PAT good) – 56-6 WN

FOURTH QUARTER

[10:19] GE Joe Kotch 5 yard run (2-pt attempt no good) – 56-12 WN

I wrote this story for the Chicago Sun-Times. It also appears on yourseason.com

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