Tigers stay perfect with win over Alton

News-DemocratSeptember 21, 2013 

Dan Marinko threw four touchdown passes and Craig James returned two punts for touchdowns as the Edwardsville Tigers remained unbeaten with a 49-6 victory Friday over the Alton Redbirds in a Southwestern Conference game.

Marinko connected on touchdown pass of 28, 56 and 28 to Isaiah Michl for Edwardsville (4-2, 2-0). He also had a 70-yard touchdown pass to Darius Crochrell.

With the loss, Alton fell to 1-3 and 0-2 in the SWC.

Columbia 48, Wesclin 14

Lou Isringhaus rushed six times for 186 yards and four touchdowns in the Columbia Eagles' Cahokia Conference win over the Wesclin Warriors.

Isringhaus had TD runs of 61, 11, 33, and 63 yards for the Eagles (4-0, 2-0)

Wesclin's Justin Goff ran 79 yards for a touchdown and caught a 53-yard touchdown pass from Nick Thoele.

Freeburg 49, Wood River 6

Robby Vail had nine carries for 82 yards and two touchdowns as the Freeburg Midgets rolled past the Wood River Oilers.

The Midgets (2-2, 1-2) also scored two defensive touchdowns as Jacob Homann had a 50-yard interception return for a touchdown and Keegan Baxmeyer had a 7-yard fumble return for a touchdown.

In addition, Baxmeyer had a 1-yard TD run.

Carlyle 21, Central 20

Alex Velazquez's extra-point kick after a 1-yard touchdown run with 3:13 left in the fourth quarter was the difference in the game as the Carlyle Indians (4-0, 3-0) remained unbeaten with a win over the Central Cougars (2-2, 2-1).

The Cougars pulled in front 20-14 on a 6-yard touchdown run by Rob Harmon with 7:51 to go, but the two-point conversion pass was unsuccessful.

Jordan Rainey had a 54-yard interception return for a touchdown and Deven Hicks had a 10-yard touchdown run for the Indians, while Jaocb Timmermann had a 13-yard touchdown and a 3-yard touchdown reception off a pass from Josh Dunning for the Cougars.

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