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These athletes posted big numbers in week 4 of the high school football season

Belleville West Clarence Davis looks for and opening during Friday’s game.
Belleville West Clarence Davis looks for and opening during Friday’s game.



Jack Etter, Highland, QB

Etter completed 12 of 14 pass for 267 yards and an impressive seven touchdowns in Highland dominant 68-21 victory over Jerseyville. The senior for the Bulldogs has completed 52 of 75 passes this season for 970 yards and 15 touchdowns.

Jacob Willis, Highland, WR

Willis rushed for 120 yards on four carries for three touchdowns in Highlands 68-21 win over Jerseyville. Willis took a 53 yard pass from quarterback Jack Etter with 3:19 left in the first quarter for his first touchdown of the night. Willis connected with Etter two more times in the second quarter from 69 and then 21 yards.

Freddy Edwards, Granite City, QB

The junior for the Warriors rushed for 245 yards over seven carries with four touchdowns on the night. Edwards efforts boosted Granite City to a 70-14 win over Carnahan.

Jack Drennan, Red Bud, WR

Drennan had his best game of the season, more than doubling his total of yards rushed this season. The senior rushed for 107 yards over 11 carries in Red Bud’s 21-0 loss to Salem, bringing his season total to 153 yards.

Jackson McCloskey, Belleville West, QB

McCloskey completed 15 of 25 passes for an impressive 241 yards and four touchdowns in the Maroons 52-21 conference win over the Alton Redbirds. Mcloskey connected with Dominic Lovett and Will Lanxon win the first quarter for his first two touchdown passes of the night. Later, he found Lovett again from 86 yards with 1:48 left in the half, followed by a pass to Lanxon from 19 yards with 1:30 left. Mccloskey has 816 passing yards this season.

Dominic Lovett, Belleville West, WR

Lovett had 133 yards on three passes with two touchdowns from quarterback Jackson McCloskey in Belleville West’s 52-21 win over Alton.

Clarence Davis and Jamarquis Goldsby, Belleville West, WR

Both players had one interception in Belleville West’s win.

DJ Johnson, Belleville West, RB

Johnson rushed for 175 yards and scored on a pair of short touchdown runs as West remained undefeated with the lopsided win over the Redbirds.

Malik Shaw, Cahokia, QB

Shaw ran for 115 yards and passed for 79 more as the surprising Comanches ran their record to 3-1 with a South Seven Conference win at Marion.

Ronnie Hunsaker, Columia, RB

A speedy junior halfback, Hunsaker ran for 97 yards and tallied on runs of four and one yard as the Eagles remained undefeated with the lopsided 41-14 win at Wesclin

Treven Swingler, East St. Louis, RB

Swingler got the Flyers off and running early with a pair of touchown runs and finished with 167 yards on just 10 carries as the Flyers ran past Belleville East 56-0 in a Southwestern Conference game.

Tyler Macon, East St. Louis QB

Macon was 10-of-17 for 204 yards and two touchdowns in the Flyers win. Macon also rushed for 77 yards and a score for East St. Louis, which is ranked third in the Class 7A state poll..

Devin Wills, Mascoutah, RB

Leading the St. Louis area in rushing entering the Misssissippi Valley Conference game, Wills scored on nruns of 12, 22 and 62 yards in the Indians lopsided win over Waterloo.

Tanner Little, RB and Cal Clossen, QB, Freeburg

Little ran for 188 yards and scored on runs of four and 77 yards, while Clossen completed passes for 240 yards and added a pair of touchdown throws in the Midgets 56-28 loss at Mater Dei.

Travis Jasper, QB and Garrett Foppe, WR-DB, Mater Dei

Jasper highlighted one of the top individual performances of the young season by completing 14-of-20 passes for 303 yards and three touchdowns while running got 194 yards. Foppe had three receptions for 103 yards and a pair of touchdowns while also returning an intercepted pass 75 yards for a score as the Knights defeated the Midgets.

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