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These were the top performances of week 5 of the high school football season

Mater Dei’s Travis Jasper passed for 234 yards and a touchdown in a class 4A playoff game Saturday, but the Knights fell to Effingham 21-6.
Mater Dei’s Travis Jasper passed for 234 yards and a touchdown in a class 4A playoff game Saturday, but the Knights fell to Effingham 21-6. Chris Johns

Travis, Jasper, Mater Dei, QB

Jasper completed 12 of 21 passes for 212 yards to help the Knights take the Milk Bowl title over the Central Cougars by a score of 33-7. Jasper also rushed for 63 yards with 3 touchdowns on the night.

Logan Ratermann, Mater Dei, RB

Ratermann had 102 yards on 5 receptions to score two touchdowns in Mater Dei’s win. He connected with quarterback Travis Jasper from 37 yards with 1:26 left till the half and then again from 11 yards in the fourth quarter.

Nic Horner, Columbia, QB

The junior for the Eagles completed nine of 17 passes for 156 yards and a touchdown in Columbia’s dominant 47-0 win over Carlyle.

Tanner Little, Freeburg, RB

The junior for Freeburg had his best game of the season rushing for 224 yards on 22 carries with four touchdowns in the Midgets 42-21 win over Red Bud. Little has 794 yards on the season with eight touchdowns.

Marcus Irby, Freeburg, OL

Irby had two sacks in Freeburg’s 42-21 win over Red Bud.

Devin Wills, Mascoutah, RB

Wills rushed for 149 yards on 24 carries in Mascoutah’s 28-21 conference win over Jerseyville. Wills has an impressive 1,038 yards this season and 12 touchdowns.

Brady Feldmann, Highland, RB

In the Bulldogs’ rivalry 44-14 win over Triad, the senior rumbled for 126 yards on 15 carries and had his second three touchdown game in three weeks. The performance matched his season-high against Belleville East in Week 2.

Reese May, Highland, LB

The senior linebacker had 13 tackles, including 10 solos in Highland’s Mississippi Conference victory over Triad.

Kienen Waller, Belleville East, QB

Back from a shoulder injury that left him on the sideline for two weeks, the senior completed 15 of 29 passes for 238 yards in a 28-21 win over O’Fallon. He also passed for three touchdowns and ran for another.

Will Osuma, O’Fallon, RB

In the loss at East, the junior running back amassed 127 yards on 22 carries.

Jack McCloskey, Belleville West, QB

McCloskey dd his part in keeping the Maronns (5-0) undefeated as he completed 12 of 25 passes for 196 yards and five touchdowns as West rolled past Granite City 52-7.

Dominic Lovett. Belleville West, WR

One of the best young wide receivers in the St. Louis area, Lovett caught four passes for 123 yads and two touchdowns in the Maroons win over Granite City. The sophomore now has 19 receptions for 514 yards and 11 touchdowns for the season

Tyler Macon, East St. Louis, QB

Only a sophomore, Macon completed 10 of 11 passes for 237 yards and five touchdowns as the Flyers blew past Collinsville 74-13 in a Southwestern Conference game.

Dionte Rodgers, RB and Justin Johnson, RB, Edwardsvlle

Stepping up to fill the offensive void left by injured quarterback Kendall Abdur-Rahman, Rodgers and Johnson combined for four touchdowns and over 200 rushing yards as the Tigers broke a three game losing streak with a 35-12 win over Alton. Rodgers ran for 96 yards and scored on a 46 yard scamper and hauled in a 60-yard touchdown pass from Luke Oglesby. Johnson finished with 115 yards on 30 attempts and scored on a 15 yard pass play and a one yard plunge.