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Westville stays close but falls to IW

WESTVILLE — Cameron Nicholas scored on a 38-yard run and Beau Prater caught a 30-yard TD pass from Sam Jefferson in the loss for the host Tigers, 24-13.
 

Rantoul earns first win, tops STM

RANTOUL — Seventeen games. Seventeen long games.

Rantoul had not put one in the win column from the fifth game of the 2012 campaign to the fifth game of the 2014 campaign. But that changed Friday night, when the Eagles beat the Sabers 37-21 in front of a big home crowd and a rowdy student section that charged the field after the victory.

Big fourth lifts Mahomet-Seymour

By Terry Greene

CHILLICOTHE — After shooting blanks for three and a half quarters, Mahomet-Seymour exploded for 20 fourth-quarter points in six minutes to pull away and defeat a stubborn Illinois Valley Central team Friday night, 20-0.

Fauver, Storm give coach 100th win

CATLIN — Colton Fauver rushed for 76 yards and two TDs on four carries as the Storm earned coach Brian Plotner his 100th career win, 46-0.

Blake Phillips caught two passes for 147 yards and two touchdown passes from quarterback Connor Taylor for Salt Fork (2-3, 1-2 VVC).

Friday night wrap: Salt Fork pounds HASA

Arcola 48, A-L/A-H 22
ARTHUR — Wyatt Fishel ran for 219 yards on 25 carries and scored four touchdowns to power the visiting Purple Riders (5-0, 2-0 LOVC-Northwest). Kollin Seaman caught two passes for 88 yards and a score.

Hampshire halts Urbana late

After blowing a 14-13 halftime lead, the Tigers rallied back on a 34-yard touchdown throw from Alex Beckman to Jaimin Carter on fourth and 9 with about three minutes left in the game.

But Hampshire stopped Urbana on the conversion to seal the victory, 22-20.

Danville struggles in second half, falls to Normal West

After a first half in which the teams combined for 62 points and 732 total yards, the pace slowed down as the visiting Vikings were scoreless during the final two quarters of a Big 12 loss, 48-28 to Normal West.

Central stumped by Normal Comm. after halftime

The Maroons couldn’t hold onto a 13-7 halftime lead, falling to their Big 12 rival, Normal Community, 29-20.

The Ironmen, who notched their 15th straight conference victory, took the lead for good 1:19 into the third quarter.

Centennial offense still going strong in win

CHAMPAIGN — Mike Risinger threw six touchdown passes as the unbeaten Chargers moved closer to returning to the playoffs, knocking off Bloomington 47-21 on Friday night.

Fresh off an emotional win against rival Champaign Central, the host Chargers took control early and finished strong, surpassing 40 points for the fifth consecutive game.

Big 12 roundup: Risinger leads Centennial rout

CHAMPAIGN — Mike Risinger threw six touchdown passes as the unbeaten Chargers moved closer to returning to the playoffs, knocking off Bloomington 47-21 on Friday night.

Fresh off an emotional win against rival Champaign Central, the host Chargers took control early and finished strong, surpassing 40 points for the fifth consecutive game.