Watseka goes to 3-0 with a hard-fought 24-21 win at St. Thomas More. Austin Blair rushing for 191 yards, and his 2ndstraight 4-TD game.
The Central Comets also go to 3-0, taming the Paris Tigers 49-7. The Comets defense limited Paris to only 40 yards of offense, preying on 4 Paris turnovers. Logan Gigl 154 yards rushing and a TD, Noah Frerichs with 2 TD runs. Derrick Graham with several tackles, along with an interception and a blocked punt.
Peotone goes to 3-0, beating Herscher 34-13. QB Jace Cowger rushed for 2 TDs, Danny Beresky with 93 yards rushing and a TD.
Coal City also is 3-0 after a dramatic 9-6 win over Manteno. After missing an earlier PAT, the Coalers Lane Cowherd drilled a 22-yard FG with 6 seconds left for the victory.
PBL over Iroquois West 22-6. Henry Gerritson a 5-yard TD run for the only Raider score. Panther TDs from Weston Weber, Josh Hopkins, and Drew Schrodt, as PBL goes to 3-0.
Also Friday, Thornton over Bradley-Bourbonnais 18-7. Reed-Custer shut out Dwight 26-0. Mark Harper with 2 TD passes and a TD run. Wilmington over Westmont 41-0. Chris Tworek with 2 TDs, Mike Wolfe with 1, as the 2 Wildcats combined for 235 yards rushing. And Brother Rice 30, Bishop McNamara 25. Jonnie Evans 105 yards rushing, Dalton Major with 2 short TD runs.
In Indiana, Winamac beat S. Newton 42-20. Tri-County 24, Frontier 6. Pioneer 20, Caston 6. And West Central beat North White 48-0 to go to 4-0. Michael Hamilton with 162 yards rushing and 3 scores.
Some Friday games had to be postponed to Saturday due to severe weather. Among those were West Lafayette beating Benton Central 28-21 in Indiana. Back in Illinois, Kankakee took out Solario Academy 42-0. Bismarck-Henning all over Milford-Cissna Park 41-6, Jake Rogers 2 yd TD run the only Bearcat score. And Momence lost at St. Joseph-Ogden 34-6, DeAndre Wright limited to 101 yards and a 4 yard TD run.