High School Sports

Top high school sports performances

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Riley Hubler, Columbia, Soccer

Hubler’s hat trick in the Eagle’s 8-0 win over Wesclin bumped his number of goals scored this season to 20.

Travis Jasper, Mater Dei, Football

The senior for the Knights completed 9 of 11 passes with four touchdowns. He also rushed for 116 yards on 11 carries and scored his first touchdown of the season in Mater Dei’s dominating 47-0 victory over Althoff.

Devin Wills, Mascoutah, Football

In Mascoutah’s 21-20 win over Mahomet-Seymour, Wills rushed for an impressive 324 yards on 24 carries. Wills, a junior for the Indians, now has a season total of 727 yards rushing in only three weeks of play.

Vincent Perry, Cahokia, Football

The junior for the Comanches rushed for a season best 210 yards on 25 carries in Cahokia’s 26-0 shutout of the Civic Memorial Eagles. Perry has a season total of 440 yards.

Malik Shaw, Cahokia, Football

While he only completed 1 of 8 passes for 13 yards, Shaw boasted 159 yards rushing in 12 attempts in the Comanches’ home victory. Shaw has rushed for a season total of 258 yards.

Jack Etter, Highland, Football

The senior quartback for the Bulldogs completed 15 of 21 passes for 272 yards in Highland’s lopsided 49-14 win over Marion. Etter also has three touchdown passes on the night, connecting with his usual target Sam LaPorta on two of the passes.

Sam LaPorta, Highland, Football

LaPorta had 140 yards on nine attempts with two touchdowns in Highland’s win against Marion. Quarterback Jack Etter connected with LaPorta with 14 seconds remaining in the first quarter for a 32-yard touchdown pass. LaPorta found himself in the end zone for a second time on Friday night after catching a 9-yard pass in the third quarter.

Dylan Apken, WR and Mitchell Focht, TE, Football

Each player had one interception on the night to help keep Marion behind in Highland’s 49-14 win.

Tim Johnson, Alton, Football

A sophomore running back, Johnson had a break out game as he ran for 232 yards in the Redbirds 35-6 win over Collinsville. The Southwestern Conference game was suspended by severe weather in the second quarter on Friday and completed on Saturday.

Tyler Kyle, Dupo, Football

After helping to lead the Tigers to their first win in over a year a week ago, Kyle was oustanding once again Saturday as he completed 16-of-22 attempts for 293 yards while rushing for 105 yards on 20 carries as Dupo (2-1) blanked Kincaid (South Fork) 14-0 on Saturday.

Tyler Macon , East St. Louis, Football

Only a sophomore, Macon was the dominant offensive player on the field as he led the Flyers past Edwardsville 34-21 Friday in a battle of Southwestern Conference powers

Macon completed 13-of-29 for 174 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 162 yards which included an 82 yard touchdown scamper, as the Flyers (2-1) opened SWC play with the impressive win.

Sydney Houston and Demond Taylor, East St. Louis, Football

Houston and Taylor both plkayed key roles on defense as the Flyers kept the Bulldogs high-powered offense in check. Taylor, a defensive lineman, had solos tackles and assisted on five more while Houston also had a hand in 13 tackles, including a team-lkeading nine solo stops.

Christian Curtis, O’Fallon, Football

Curtis spread the wealth as he led the Panthers past Francis Howell, (Mo.) Central for their first win of the seaso.n.

A 6-2, 175-pound senior, Curtis completed passes to seven different receivers and was 16-of-21 for 244 yards and four touchdowns as O’Fallon (1-2) rolled to a 37-20 win