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High school football top performers for Aug. 24

Jerry Watson, Granite City, RB

Senior, Jerry Watson, a 2017 all-area second team selection, helped lead the charge for the Warriors in their 42-6 road win over Jerseyville. Watson rushed for 210 yards in 13 carries with one touchdown.

Granite City: 7 7 14 14 -42

Jerseyville: 0 0 6 0 -6

G: Jerry Watson 65 run (Chase Reeves kick), 10:18G: Kejuan Towns 45 pass from Freddy Edwards (Chase Reeves kick), 7:40G: Freddy Edwards 62 run (Chase Reeves kick), 8:30J: Nate Goldacker 7 run (pass failed), 1:53G: Kejuan Towns 40 pass from Freddy Edwards (Chase Reeves kick), 0:11G: Freddy Edwards 4 run (Chase Reeves kick), 8:00G: Freddy Edwards 11 run (Chase Reeves kick), 3:07

Granite City:

Rushing: Jerry Watson 13-210, Freddy Edwards 18-166. Team: 31-376Passing: Freddy Edwards 6-9 119. Team: 6-9 119Receiving: Kejuan Towns 2-85. Team: 2-85Returns: Team: 0- 0Interceptions: Team: 0Fumble Recoveries: Team: 0Quarterback Sacks: Team: 0Tackles: De’Von Pierson 6. Team: 6

Cal Clossen, Freeburg, QB

Playing on the road, Clossen threw for 186 yards in 16 attempts with 12 completions in Freeburg’s 50-22 win over Sparta. He also had four touchdown passes on the night.

Freeburg 13 19 12 6 -50

Sparta 0 0 6 16 -22

F: Cal Clossen 9 run (Payton Lyon kick), 6:23F: Brendan Meng 32 pass from Cal Clossen (kick failed), 3:08F: Tanner Little 40 pass from Tyler White (Payton Lyon kick), 11:50F: Tanner Little 10 run (kick failed), 3:28F: Tyler White 26 pass from Cal Clossen (kick failed), 2:06F: Tyler White 15 pass from Cal Clossen (pass failed), 8:09S: Dauntay Merideth 5 fumble recovery (pass failed), 5:12F: Cal Clossen 4 run (run failed), 2:11S: Tony Williams 64 run (Bradyne Cometto pass from Tony Williams), 8:23F: Tyler White 15 pass from Cal Clossen (kick failed), 6:25S: Tony Williams 50 run (Darius Hargrove run), 4:59

Freeburg:

Rushing: Tanner Little 21-174. Team: 21-174Passing: Cal Clossen 12-16 186. Team: 12-16 186Receiving: Tanner Little 1-40. Team: 1-40Returns: Team: 0- 0Interceptions: Team: 0Fumble Recoveries: Team: 0Quarterback Sacks: Team: 0Tackles: Team: 0

Donovan Bieber, Columbia, RB

In Columbia’s close 36-35 win on the road against Mascoutah, junior Donovan Bieber rushed for 202 yards in 22 carries.

Columbia 7 7 15 7 -36

Mascoutah 7 10 7 11 -35

M: Timothy Middleton 49 pass from Jeff Getchell (Cole Junker kick), 10:39C: Blake Wagner 34 pass from Nic Horner (Sam Horner kick), 7:16C: Ronnie Hunsaker 2 run (Sam Horner kick), 10:13M: Timothy Middleton 85 kickoff return (Cole Junker kick), 10:00M: Cole Junker 24 FG, 0:51C: Donovan Bieber 73 kickoff return (Sam Horner kick), 11:48M: Jeff Getchell 2 run (Cole Junker kick), 4:06C: Donovan Bieber 17 run (kick failed), 1:59C: safety, 0:13M: Devin Wills 80 run (Devin Wills run), 5:44M: Cole Junker 15 FG, 1:29C: Londyn Little 90 kickoff return (Sam Horner kick), 1:16

Columbia:

Rushing: Donovan Bieber 22-202, Ronnie Hunsaker 12-59, Nic Horner 7-21, Londyn Little 1-2. Team: 42-284Passing: Nic Horner 6-14 56. Team: 6-14 56Receiving: Blake Wagner 2-33, Sam Horner 3-18, Londyn Little 1-5. Team: 6-56Returns: Londyn Little 2-105. Team: 2-105Interceptions: Team: 0Fumble Recoveries: Team: 0Quarterback Sacks: Team: 0Tackles: Team: 0

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