High School Football

Week 3 high school football previews

Collinsville's Laron Johnson gets a hold on Triad's Tommy Bauer during last week’s win by the Knights. Collinsville begins Southwestern Confernce play with the No. 6-ranked Edwardsville Tigers. Triad, ranked seventh in 5A, takes on Mount Vernon.
Collinsville's Laron Johnson gets a hold on Triad's Tommy Bauer during last week’s win by the Knights. Collinsville begins Southwestern Confernce play with the No. 6-ranked Edwardsville Tigers. Triad, ranked seventh in 5A, takes on Mount Vernon. dholtmann@bnd.com

Althoff at Mater Dei, 7 p.m.

ALTHOFF (2-0)

Coach: Coach: Ken Turner (9th year, 57-34)

Last Week: beat Helias (Mo.) Catholic, 51-20

Rank: No. 1 on Illinois 4A poll

Offense Leaders: QB Trevon Mosley (34-51, 479 yards, 6 TD, Int./ 8 rush, 30 yards); RB Jaylon Bester (24 rush, 293 yards, 4 TD); WR Jordan Goodwin (11 catch, 150 yards, 2 TD); WR CJ Coldon (8 catch, 140 yards, TD).

Defense Leaders: Christian Wills (17 tackles, 3 sacks, fumble); Bryson Strong (17 tackles); Devyn Nash (18 tackles, sack); Austin Carey (18 tackles, sack); Chris Branson (15 tackles, sack)

Next Week: at Mount Vernon

 

MATER DEI (2-0)

Coach: Jim Stiebel (7th year, 52-18)

Last Week: beat Alton Marquette, 35-14

Rank: No. 3 in Illinois Class 4A

Offense Leaders: QB Colin Schuetz 22-of-46, 266 yards, 3 TD, Int/ 21 rush, 217 yards); RB Jake Wieter (48 rush, 266 yards, TD); WR Lucas Theising (11 catch, 156 yards, 2 TD); WR Jake Timmermann (4 catch, 60 yards, TD/ 4 rush, 112 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Lucas Theising (9 tackles, Int); Justin Thole (11 tackles); Nic Seelhoeffer (11 tackles); Trever Johnson (15 takles, sack).

Next Week: Mount Carmel 

Belleville West at O’Fallon, 7 p.m.

BELLEVILLE WEST (0-2)

Coach: Cameron Pettus (6th year, 27-25)

Last Week: Lost to Lincoln-Way East, 35-0

Offense Leaders: QB Logan Betz (15-36, 183, Int./20 rush, 34 yards); RB Kriston Davis (29 rush, 204 yards, 3 TD); RB Sherond Boyd (18 rush, 97 yards); WR Jack Lanxon (4 catch, 51 yards); WR Jamar Edwards (3 catch, 46 yards)

Defense Leaders: Jack Lanxon (16 tackles); Tristin Caswell (16 tackles); Kyle Ziegel (13 tackles).

Next Week: Collinsville

O'FALLON (1-1)

Coach: Brandon Joggerst (10th year, 59-36)

Last Week: beat Normal West, 48-36

Offense Leaders: QB Christian Perez (29-of-59, 337 yards, 2 TD, 2 Int/ 9 rush, 74 yards, TD); RB Mason Hewitt (45 rush, 363 yards, 2 TD); RB Richard Cosey (14 rush, 111 yards, 2 TD); WR Ronald Anthony (9 catch, 107 yards); Burke Watts (4 catch, 72 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Patrick Berry (16 tackles, sack); Zaine Roe (16 tackles); Deven Monahan (14 tackles); Rich Herm (13 tackles, fumble, Int.)

Next Week: at Edwardsville

Granite City at Belleville East, 7 p.m.

GRANITE CITY (1-1)

Coach: Carl Luehmann (7th year, 15-42)

Last Week: beat Carbondale, 33-14

Offense Leaders: QB Kendrick Williba (16-28, 334 yards, 4 TD, 3 Int/ 25 rush, 121 yards, 8 TD); RB Raheem Beckwith (37 rush, 153 yards); WR Freddy Edwards (4 catch, 73 yards, 2 TD); WR Austin Bonvicino (3 catch, 106 yards, 2 TD).

Defense Leaders: Kyle Thompson (16 tackles, 2 sacks); Adam Marmion (15 tackles, sack); Brandon Bettag (14 tackles, sack, Int); Reide Wilson (13 tackles, 3 sacks).

Next Week: East St. Louis

BELLEVILLE EAST (0-2)

Coach: Kris Stephens (2nd year, 6-6)

Last Week: lost to Lemont, 28-0

Offense Leaders: QB Kienen Waller (16-44, 183 yards, TD, 3 Int / 20 rush, 80 yards); RB Roderick Morgan (22 rush, 71 yards); WR Quantavius Alexander (5 catch, 35 yards); WR Tyreke Kerley (5 catch, 35 yards); WR Freddie Waller (catch, 49 yards, TD);

Defense Leaders: EJ Aldridge (22 tackles, sack); Dondi Fuller (17 tackles, sack); Nolan Willinghoff (15 tackles, fumble).

Next Week: at Alton

Freeburg at Central, 7 p.m.

FREEBURG (1-1)

Coach: Ronnie Stuart (12th year, 52-56)

Last Week: lost to Carlyle, 44-40

Offense Leaders: QB Bobby Tedesco (15-28, 240 yards, 3 TD, Int./45 rush, 318 yards, 4 TD); RB Kody Haak (14 rush, 48 yards, TD); Logan Stone (19 rush, 93 yards, TD); WR Brendan Meng (8 catch, 123 yards)

Defense Leaders: Dylan Sandheinrich (12 tackles, sack); Hayden Shea (8 tackles, Int); Tyler White (4 tackles, 2 Int); Jake Koerber (8 tackles, fumble)

Next Week: at Paris 

CENTRAL (2-0)

Coach: Brian Short (10th year, 51-38)

Rank: votes in state 3A poll

Last Week: beat Dupo, 47-6

Offense Leaders: QB Hunter Toeben (20-36, 290 yards, 2 TD, 2 Int.); RB Collin Thomas (31 rush, 233 yards, 6 TD); RB Ben Rakers (22 rush, 224 yards); WR Dalton Wise (3 catch, 36 yards); WR Bailey Stewart (4 catch, 82 yards).

Defense Leaders: Brice Haselhorst (12 tackles, 2 sacks); Jordan Spangenberg (10 tackles, Int.); Collin Thomas (13 tackles, fumble); Tyler Malone (12 tackles)

Next Week: at Carlyle 

Edwardsville at Collinsville, 7 p.m.

EDWARDSVILLE (2-0)

Rank: No. 6 in state 8A poll

Coach: Matt Martin (6th year, 47-11)

Last Week: beat Rock Island, 48-27

Offense Leaders: QB Brendan Dickman (12-21, 164 yards, TD); RB Dionte Rogers (39 rush, 404 yards, 7 TD); WR D.J. Harris (5 catch, 94 yards, TD);

Defense Leaders: DE A.J. Epenesa (9 tackles); DE Nathan Kolesa (15 tackles, Int.); LB Ryan Connelly (15 tackles, sack); Collin Cox (18 tackles)

Next Week: O'Fallon

COLLINSVILLE (0-2)

Coach: Rick Reinhart (2nd year, 3-8)

Last Week: lost to Triad, 34-7

Offense Leaders: QB Tyler Callaham (17-28, 111 yards, 2 TD, 3 Int); Sam Blaha (3 rush, 31 yards); WR Rhett Romanik (3 catch, 91 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Laron Johnson (15 tackles); Russell March (6 tackles); Trevore Sanders 8 tackles, sack)

Next Week: at Belleville West 

Columbia at Dupo, 7 p.m.

COLUMBIA (2-0)

Coach: Scott Horner (16th year, 110-49)

Last Week: beat Waterloo, 27-10

Offense Leaders: QB Greg Long (30-38, 318 yards, 5 TD); RB Colton Byrd (39 rush, 199 yards, TD); WR Jordan Holmes (16 catch, 161 yards, 4 TD); Mitch Daniels (9 catch, 177 yards)

Defense Leaders: Colton Byrd (17 tackles); Owen Suedkamp (24 tackles); Jarrett Allsheid (12 tackles); Greg Long (13 tackles, 3 Int); Jordan Holmes (6 tackles, 2 Int).

Next Week: at Wesclin

DUPO (0-2)

Coach: Brad Weier (3rd year, 6-23)

Last Week: lost to Central, 47-6

Offense Leaders: QB Tyler Kyle (12-24, 144, TD, 4 Int/ 16 rush, 50 yards); RB Dawson Kemp (22 rush, 28 yards); WR Taylor Stanek (7 catch, 81 yards)

Defense Leaders: LB Dawson Kemp (22 tackles); Bryce Chadduck (10 tackles) ; Zane Chism (13 tackles); Devin Similey (12 tackles); Taylor Stanek (6 tackles, fumble, Int)

Next Week: at Red Bud

 

Alton at East St. Louis, 7 p.m.

ALTON (0-2)

Coach: Eric Dickerson (2nd year, 1-10)

Last Week: lost to Quincy, 35-21

Offense Leaders: QB Taylor Price (5-15, 142 yards, TD); Darrell Smith (13 rush, 91 yards); WR Johnathan Bumpers; WR Kevin Caldwell Jr.

Defense Leaders: LB Morris Adams; MLB Izeal Terrell; LB Grady Womack; DT Ryan Kane

Next Week: Belleville West

EAST ST. LOUIS (2-0)

Coach: Darren Sunkett (15th year, 121-45)

Rank: No. 2 in Illinois Class 7A

Last Week: beat Christian Brothers Academy (Mo.), 32-28

Offense Leaders: QB Reyondus Estes (20-47, 329 yards, 3 TD, 3 Int); RB Jarrell Anderson (57 rush, 330 yards, 5 TD); RB Jigg Brown (18 rush, 91 yards, TD); WR Jeff Thomas (10 catch, 215 yards, 3 TD)

Defense Leaders: James Knight (22 tackles); Terrez Lagrone (17 tackles, sack); Terrion Williams Jr. (17 tackles); Tahler Cook (12 tackles, sack, Int).

Next Week: at Granite City 

Red Bud at Carlyle, 7 p.m.

RED BUD (2-0)

Coach: Dave Lucht (16th year, 57-88)

Last Week: beat Wesclin, 52-27

Offense Leaders: QB Griffin Ziebold (17-28, 310 yards, 6 TD, Int. / 20 rush, 73 yards, 2 TD); RB Ryan Hess (29 rush, 393 yards, 3 TD); WR Gavin Rensing (10 catch, 231 yards, 5 TD)

Defense Leaders: Logan Houba (29 tackles, sack, Int); Dakota Zieger (12 tackles, sack); Ryan Hess (17 tackles, fumble); Gavin Rensing (17 tackles, 3 sacks)

Next Week: Dupo

CARLYLE (1-1)

Coach: Chris Birkner (2nd year, 5-6)

Last Week: beat Freeburg, 44-40

Offense Leaders: QB Alex Huels (31-53, 404 yards, 5 TD, 4 Int); RB Donte Nettles (41 rush, 329 yards, 4 TD/ 7 catch, 93 yards); WR Dru Johnson (7 catch, 118 yards, 3 TD)

Defense Leaders: Eli Cox (16 tackles, sacks); LeShawn Andrews (17 tackles, sack); Dru Johnson (31 tackles); Tyler Siever (17 tackles, Int.).

Next Week: Central

Nashville at Wesclin, 7 p.m.

NASHVILLE (1-1)

Coach: Tim Kuhn (5th year, 22-22)

Last Week: lost to Massac County, 14-13

Offense Leaders: QB Andrew Kash; TE Cole Pedtke; WR Drew Barczewski; RB Neil Kachuba; RB Arturo Garcia

Defense Leaders: LB Ross Gomora; LB Grant Reed; DL Dylan Kwaitkowski

Next Week: at Anna-Jonesboro

WESCLIN (1-1)

Coach: Ric Johns (4th year, 9-21)

Last Week: lost to Red Bud, 52-27

Offense Leaders: QB Josh DeMage (11-19, 195 yards, 2 TD / 19 rush, 78 yards, 3 TD); RB Antonio Williams (23 rush, 304 yards, 2 TD); KJ Corley (21 rush, 84 yards, TD / 5 catch, 64 yards)

Defense Leaders: Austin Miller (13 tackles); Antonio Williams (12 tackles); Tyler Harbison (12 tackles)

Next Week: Columbia

Mascoutah at Salem, 7 p.m.

MASCOUTAH (1-1)

Coach: Josh Lee (1st year, 1-1)

Last Week: beat Mattoon, 22-16

Offense Leaders: QB Darius Cooley (4-of-12, 36 yards, 2 Int/ 37 rush, 183 yards, 2 TD); RB Gerick Garlington (14 rush, 82 yards); WR Glen Gibbons (3 catch, 31 yards); Treshun Buckingham (2 catch, 54 yards)

Defense Leaders: Ronald Clay (16 tackles); Kai Cross (10 tackles, 2 fumbles); Malik Green (6 tackles, Int)

Next Week: at Highland

SALEM (0-2)

Coach: Kevin Greene (5th year, 10-37)

Last Week: lost to Civic Memorial, 46-15

Offense Leaders: QB Darius Cooley (4-of-12, 36 yards, 2 Int/ 37 rush, 183 yards, 2 TD); RB Gerick Garlington (14 rush, 82 yards); WR Glen Gibbons (3 catch, 31 yards); Treshun Buckingham (2 catch, 54 yards)

Defense Leaders: Cole Steward (21 tackles); Chris Watkins (17 tackles); Kaden Wayer (16 tackles); Brenden Boles (10 tackles, Int.)

Next Week: at Taylorville 

Highland at Effingham, 7 p.m.

HIGHLAND (1-1)

Coach: Jimmy Warnecke (6th year, 34-20)

Last Week: beat Mount Zion, 28-21

Offense Leaders: QB Nathan Roth (18-34, 204 yards, 2 TD, 5 Int); RB Eric Schoonover (36 rush, 183 yards); WR Shaun Reid (6 catch, 35 yards); WR Kaden Wayer (3 catch, 96 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Kyle Lane (11 tackles); Brayton Moss (8 tackles); Trent Rakers (7 tackles).

Next Week: Mascoutah 

EFFINGHAM (1-1)

Coach: Brett Hefner (2nd year, 5-6)

Last Week: beat Jerseyville, 35-34

Offense Leaders: QB Lucas Vasquez (8-18, 212 yards, 2 TD); QB Landon Wolfe (7-77, 177 yards, TD, Int.); RB Terrence Hill (68 rush, 366 yards, 3 TD); WR Harrison Smith (6 catch, 140 yards); WR Gabe Herron (4 catch, 121 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Kendall Ballman (16 tackles); Noah Spencer (14 tackles, 3 sackes); Braden Hasty (13 tackles 2 sacks)

Next Week: Charleson  

Cahokia at Geneseo, 7 p.m.

CAHOKIA (2-0)

Coach: John Clay (1st year, 2-0)

Rank: Votes in Illinois 5A poll

Last Week: beat Sumner (Mo.), 59-6)

Offense Leaders: QB Wayne Grant (433 yards, 9 TD); RB Marquis Murray; RB Trevion Boyd; WR Kenyon Sanders; WR Demarion Hinkle

Defense Leaders: CB Demarion Hinkle; DT Marqwon Walker

Next Week: at Marion

GENESEO (2-0)

Coach: Larry Johnson (13th year, 109-31)

Rank: No. 5 on Illinois 4A poll

Last Week: beat Chicago-Clark, 55-6

Offense Leaders: QB Kyle Toone ; WR Ben Cosgrave; RB Ryver Griffin; RB Jordan Jackson

Defense Leaders: DB Ben Cosgrave

Next Week: at Ottawa  

Carbondale at Waterloo, 7 p.m.

WATERLOO (1-1)

Coach: Dan Rose (17th year, 77-78)

Last Week: lost to Columbia, 27-10

Offense Leaders: QB Ross Schrader (5-15, 89 yards); RB Scott Nanney (16 rush, 117 yards, TD); WR Kyle Knefelkamp (3 catch, 60 yards)

Defense Leaders: Michael Toth (9 tackles); Ryan Wiggers (8 tackles, sack, fumble); Austin Patton (5 tackles, 2 Int); David Woodall (8 tackles, 2 sacks); Logan Kaufmann (10 tackles)

Next Week: at Triad 

CARBONDALE (1-1)

Coach: Bryan Lee (2nd year 1-10)

Last Week: lost to Granite City, 33-14

Offense Leaders: QB Seth Germann; WR Winslow Martin; RB Shandon Scott-Rivers

Defense Leaders: LB JaJuan Smith; CB Courtney Hunter; DE Jamonte Rush

Next Week: Centralia  

Mount Vernon at Triad, 7 p.m.

MOUNT VERNON (0-2)

Coach: Jared Shaner

Last Week: lost to Charleston, 41-14

Offense Leaders: QB Brandon Rutheford; RB Torean Moore; RB Gage Burroughs; WR Chandler Hemby

Defense Leaders: OLB Dakotah Bodine; LB Eli Hernandez; LB Jacob Wylie

Next Week: Althoff

TRIAD (2-0)

Coach: Paul Bassler (19th year, 109-75)

Rank: No. 7 on Illinois 5A poll

Last Week: beat Collinsville, 34-7

Offense Leaders: QB Tommy Bauer (1-3, 0 yards / 47 rush, 270 yards, 6 TD); RB Tom Kraudel (30 rush, 286 yards, 3 TD); RB Trevor Nott (15 rush, 81 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Nathan Clark (20 tackles, 3 sacks); Beau Barbour (13 tackles, sack); Cody Qualls (13 tackles); Ethan Salopek (12 tackles); Jeron Pino (6 tackles, 3 Int)

Next Week: Waterloo

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