Friday football highlights: Sept. 17 -

Friday football highlights: Sept. 17

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CBC (3-1)        42
SLUH (2-2)      35

This game featured two of the top QB in the area and the offensive machines were running on full throttle as the Cadets scored very late to win for the 5th consecutive time against their long-time rival. CBC opened up a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. The Jr. Bills cut the lead to 21-14 by halftime.

The Jr Bills finally tied the game late in the 4th quarter on a Mitch Klug 14 yard TD reception(his 2nd of the night). The Cadets employed their 2-minutes offense marched down the field as Dalton Demos hit 3 sideline patterns. Josh Walker made a spectacular leaping catch at the 5 yard line in the midst of two defenders to set up the winning 5 yard run by Tony Brown with 17 seconds remaining in the game.

Trevor McDonagh was 23 of 36 for 321 yards while Dalton Demos was 14 of 28 for 222 yards. The Cadets didn’t rely on the pass alone in this entertaining game, CBC crunched out 383 rushing yards as the trio of backs of Tony Brown(213-2 TD) , Josiah Stanfield (149 and 2 TD’s) and Jonathan Parker(20) alternated in the backfield.

Lindbergh (4-0)                24
Parkway South (2-2)       21

Lindbergh rallied for the second consecutive week to keep their record perfect in 2010 as they edged the Parkway South Patriots 24-21.

What started out as a defensive battle between Parkway South and Lindbergh finished in an exciting 24-21 victory for the Flyers. Lindbergh got on the board first with and early field goal. Later in the same quarter, Chris Laurent ran in a touchdown for the Patriots putting them up 7-3. It was set by a Dontavious Moore interception returned to the Lindbergh 1 yard line. Lindbergh's only first half touchdown came on an interception return for a touchdown as Garrett Krueger went 22 yards with the INT putting Lindbergh up 9-7 at the half.

The Patriots came out firing in the second half behind the arm and legs of Laurent. His running set up a Gerard Graves touchdown run. He also completed a touchdown pass to Lawrence Scott which gave Parkway South a 21-9 lead.

Will Spitzfaden sparked a rally for Lindbergh with a 66 yard catch and run making it 21-16. Adam Schremp would give the Flyers the lead with an amazing leaping catch in the corner of the endzone. They would convert the 2 point conversion putting them up 24-21.

Parkway South made it to the 10 yard line with time winding down. They called time out with 3 seconds remaining to set up a game tying field goal. But the ensuing try would be blocked by the Flyers as time ticked out giving Lindbergh an exciting 24-21 win.

Mehlville (2-2)      25
Oakville (1-3)         7

This intra district game plenty of emotion as the Panthers evened their season mark at 2-2 with a convincing 25-7 victory. In a game filled with turnovers and momentum changes saw Mehlville score first using the short field after recovering a fumble in the 2nd quarter. Chase Brown crossed the goal line for Mehlville to make it 6-0 as the PAT was missed.

Oakville stopped a Mehlville drive with 50 seconds left in the 1st half as they recovered a Mehlville fumble at their own 3 yard line to keep it 6-0 at halftime. Oakville got on the board in the 3rd quarter as Anthony Herrera raced 75 yards on a punt return to give the Tigers a 7-6 lead. At this point the effective ground game of Mehlville led by Tony Parrott (scored two TD and 140 yards rushing) pushed the Panthers to an 18-7 lead.

With Mehlville leading 18-7, Oakville was driving early in the fourth quarter when Soph Brendan Jost, filling in for Javon Henderson (who went out momentarily with an injury) threw an interception at the Mehlville 5 yard line. Drive stopped and that turnover led to the last Mehlville TD scored by Remington Grigsby.

Wesclin (3-1)       13
Columbia (2-2)      7

In the best defensive battle of the night, the Warriors upped their record to 3-1 with the win. Nate Schreiber plowed over from 3 yards out with only :38 left in the game for the winning touchdown. Columbia made a valiant, late attempt to score but their final drive was snuffed as Jake Campbell sacked the Eagle QB as the final buzzer sounded. The win snaps a 3 year winning streak by Columbia against the Warriors.

Despite the low score, there was plenty of offense as each team went about it in a different way. Wesclin moved the ball best on the ground to no ones suprise. The Warriors racked up 236 yards rushing as a balanced attack of running backs, Justin Lovelace (63 yards), Nate Schreiber (57 yards) and Josh Campbell (55 yards) ran and blocked for each other.

Columbia used the passing of Alex Schlemmer (16 of 25 for 210) yards to move the ball. Wilson Babb was his favorite receiver with 9 catches for 102 yards and a touchdown reception.

Granite City (2-2)            25
Belleville West (3-1)      20

The Warriors pulled off a mild upset in a see-saw Southwestern conference game as they knocked the Maroons from the ranks of the unbeaten. There were FIVE different lead changes in this thrilling game including the final, winning scored by Granite with only with only 36 seconds left in the game as they scored on a 11 yard pass from Perry Grimes to Brett Pearman to turn a 20-19 deficit into a winning 25-20 victory. This was Pearman’s 2nd TD catch of the game from Grimes.

The Maroons used big plays for all of their scoring in this game. Jeremy Hill bolted 41 yards for the first West score in the opening quarter. Hill again raced for 52 yards in the 2nd quarter to give the Maroons their first lead at 14-13 at the 3:34 mark of the 2nd quarter. Granite answered this score with a late first half touchdown as Justin Ike hauled in a 41 pass from Cody Spanberger (kick failed) with only 17 seconds left prior to halftime.

The 3rd long West touchdown was the Sedrick Spillers 74 pass from Deonte McCarvey (run failed) at the 5:38 mark of the final quarter. Despite the Warriors failing to convert on three of their PAT attempts, they won this tight ballgame.

DeSmet (2-2)          28
Vianney (1-3)           7

DeSmet used the “big play” of special teams to pull away from their inspired Metro Catholic Conference foe. Durron Neal raced 75 yards with a punt return to set up Ricky Spratley’s two yard run at 2:58 of first quarter.

After Vianny tied it up in the 3rd quarter. Stephen Pace 47 yard pass-run from sophomore QB Conner Harrison helped the Spartans regain the lead.

In the final quarter, Neal struck again! He hauled in a 61 yard pass from Harrison for a long score. The scoring was wrapped up by the KeVonn Mabon’s 38 yard TD punt return later in the quarter.

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