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Who put up the big numbers in high school football Week 6?

Granite City quarterback Freddy Edwards.
Granite City quarterback Freddy Edwards. Chris Johns



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Freddie Edwards, Granite City, QB

In a 59-29 win at Collinsville, the junior quarterback had touchdown runs of 33, 53 and 10 yards, then passed for scores of 30, 32 adn 29 yards. In all, he had 256 yards rushing on 20 carries while completing 10 of 17 passes for another 193.

Jack Etter, Highland, QB

Etter completed 13 of 16 passes for 236 yards and four touchdowns in Highlands 47-0 win over Civic Memorial. Two passes connected with senior standout Sam LaPorta for touchdowns in the first quarter while the other two came in the second quarter with a 23 yard pass to Jacob Willis and a four yard pass to Dylan Apken.

Sam LaPorta, Highland, WR

The senior for the Bulldogs had 4 receptions, two of which resulted in touchdowns, for 117 yards in Highland’s win.

Drew Hulvey, Highland, DE

Hulvey had two sacks in Highland’s 47-0 conference win over Civic Memorial.

Ronnie Hunsacker, Columbia, RB

Hunsacker rushed 178 yards on 17 carries in Columbia’s close 38-34 win over conference foe Freeburg. In the 2018 season, Hunsacker has rushed for 526 yards over 80 carries.

Nic Horner, Columbia, QB

Horner completed 17 of 25 passes fore 286 yards and three touchdowns in Columbia’s 38-34 win over Freeburg. The junior has completed 52 of 91 passes this season for nine touchdowns.

Justin Johnson, Edwardsville, RB

Johnson ran for 101 and twop touchdowns as the Tigers (3-3) got back to the .500 mark with a 57-10 win over O’Fallon.

Timothy Middleton, Mascoutah, WR

Middleton had 104 yards on four receptions in Mascoutah’s conference loss to Triad.

Malik Shaw, Cahokia, QB

Shaw, a senior for the Comanches, completed 14 of 20 passes from 286 yards and four touchdowns in Cahokia’s dominant 53-0 win over Centralia. Shaw has an impressive record so far this season, completing 50 of 85 passes over 926 yards. He has also rushed for a total of 446 yards.

Max Kampwerth, Central, QB

The Cougars’ quarterback completed 12 of 22 passes with three touchdowns in a 36-7 win over Red Bud.

Logan Ratermann, Mater Dei, RB

The Knights trailed Quincy Notre Dame by a touchdown at the half, but Rattermann scored two touchdowns in a second-half comeback that led Mater Dei to a 42-14 win. Rattermann finished with six pass receptions for 131 yards in addition to rushing 18 time for 117. Teammate Justin Thole also scored twice during the comeback.

Dalton Viglaski, Waterloo, RB

The Bulldogs fell just short of an amazing comeback against Jerseyville with Viglaski leading a second-half charge. He scored three touchdowns after the break including runs of 53, 2 and 1 yards. He finished with 209 yards on 25 rush attempts. A pair of point-after attempts failed, however, and Waterloo fell short. 28-26.

Kienen Waller, Belleville East, QB

Waller was one of the lone bright spots for the Lancers (1-5) as he completed 18-of 32 for 215 yards and a touchdown in Alton’s 21-9 win .

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