WEEK 8 RECAP: Minooka sets up game of undefeated teams with win
Last updated 10/19/2019 at 9:24am
Minooka 27 West Aurora 13
Minooka improved to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the Southwest Prairie West with the senior night victory over West Aurora (2-6, 0-4). Oswego (8-0, 4-0) ran past Yorkville 28-20, setting up an SPC West championship game at Oswego between the Indians and the Panthers Friday night.
Plainfield North 14 Oswego East 9
The playoff-bound Tigers (5-3, 2-2) traveled to Oswego and rolled past the Wolves (4-4, 0-4).
Nazareth 21 Notre Dame
Without Dons’ leading rusher Julian Schurr, the CCL/ESCC Green leading Dons (7-1) fell 21-0 to the CCL/ESCC Orange leading Nazareth (7-1) in Niles.
Notre Dame entered the contest ranked No. 4 in Class 8A by the Associated Press. Nazareth sat in the No. 2 position in Class 7A.
St. Rita 37 Benet Academy 16
The Redwings lost their second consecutive game after winning their first six.
CENTRAL SUBURBAN SOUTH
Maine South 28 Glenbrook South 13
The Hawks (6-2, 4-0) won for the sixth consecutive time and wrapped up a share of their 17th CSL South title in 18 years..
SOUTHWEST SUBURBAN BLUE
HF 14 Bolingbrook 13
The Raiders lost a heartbreaker in Flossmoor Friday night
SOUTHWEST PRAIRIE EAST
Joliet West 29 Plainfield South 13
The Tigers (3-5, 3-1) turned the SPC East into a three-way tie atop the conference with the win over the Cougars (4-4, 3-1). The Tigers, Cougars and Plainfield East share first-place with one game remaining Friday. A win from all three would force a tiebreaker, which is head to head points allowed - which is owned by Joliet West. In that case, a 4-5 West team would make the playoffs as the conference champion, while both Plainfield South and East would be 5-4 and hope to get in as at-large teams.
The Tigers travel to Plainfield Central (1-7, 1-3). The Cougars are home to Romeoville (1-7, 1-3) and Plainfield East will travel to Joliet Central (1-7, 1-3).
Plainfield East 40 Romeoville 17
The Bengals (4-4, 3-1) moved into a three-way tie atop the SPC East with the romp past Romeoville (1-7, 1-3)
Joliet Central 10 Plainfield Central 7 (OT)
The Steelmen (1-7, 1-3) had to go overtime to pick up their first win of the season in Plainfield. Plainfield Central falls to 1-7 overall and 1-3 in the SPC East.
WEST SUBURBAN GOLD
Downers Grove South 20 Leyden 3
The Mustangs (5-3, 4-2) continue to roil in WSC Gold after defeating Leyden (2-6, 2-3). District 99 Crosstown Classic with Downers Grove North (4-4) next Friday.
WEST SUBURBAN SILVER
Lyons Township 19 Downers Grove North 14
The Trojans (4-4, 2-4) were stunned by the Lions (4-4, 2-4); At DGS (5-3) next Friday for District #99 Crosstown Classic.
SOUTHWEST SUBURBAN CROSSOVER
Lockport 24 Andrew 7
The Porters (3-5, 2-3) hammered the SWSC Red champions from Andrew (6-2, 4-1).
CENTRAL SUBURBAN SOUTH
Evanston 42 Niles West 6
The Wolves (0-8, 0-4) were blasted by the Wildkits (3-5, 2-2) in Skokie
METRO SUBURBAN RED
St. Edward 42 Westmont 0
The Sentinels (2-6, 1-4) were blanked by the Green Wave (5-3, 4-1) at home in Westmont
ILLINOIS CENTRAL 8
Peotone 14, Lisle 12
The Lions (4-4, 2-4) fell to the Blue Devils (7-1, 5-1) in Kankakee County at Peotone Friday