High School Football

Week 5 high school football previews

Belleville West and East St. Louis renew their annual high school football rivalry this weekend. The Maroons have enjoyed a rare two-game winning streak over the Flyers.
Belleville West and East St. Louis renew their annual high school football rivalry this weekend. The Maroons have enjoyed a rare two-game winning streak over the Flyers.

Belleville West at East St. Louis, 7 p.m.

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BELLEVILLE WEST (2-2)

Coach: Cameron Pettus (6th year, 29-25)

Last Week: beat Collinsville, 49-20

Offense Leaders: QB Logan Betz (31-of-63, 429 yards, 3 TD, 2 Int. / 42 rush, 211 yards, 3 TD); RB Kriston Davis (66 rush, 399 yards, TD); WR Jacob McCloskey (9 catch, 102 yards, TD); WR Jamar Edwards (6 catch, 129 yards, 2 TD); RB Paris Johnson (15 rush, 128 yards, 2 TD / 5 catch, 61 yards).

Defense Leaders: Jack Lanxon (32 tackles, Int); Tristin Caswell (31 tackles); LaMondre' Carter (19 tackles, 3 sacks)

Next Week: Belleville East

EAST ST. LOUIS (4-0)

Coach: Darren Sunkett (15th year, 123-45)

Rank: No. 1 in Illinois Class 7A

Last Week: won at Granite City, 44-0

Offense Leaders: QB Reyondus Estes (31-of-72, 561 yards, 6 TD, 3 Int / 19 rush, 168 yards, TD); RB Jarrell Anderson (78 rush, 501 yards, 7 TD); RB Kevin Brown (37 rush, 212 yards, 6 TD); WR Jeff Thomas (11 catch, 226 yards, 3 TD); WR Charlando Robinson (11 catch, 198 yards, 3 TD)

Defense Leaders: LaMontre Harvey (31 tackles, 6 sacks, fumble); James Knight (41 tackles); Terrez Lagrone (32 tackles, 3 sacks); Tahler Cook (22 tackles, sack, Int)

Next Week: at Edwardsville 

Althoff at Centralia, 7 p.m.

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ALTHOFF (4-0)

Coach: Coach: Ken Turner (9th year, 59-34)

Last Week: won at Mount Vernon, 55-16

Rank: No. 1 on Illinois 4A poll

Offense Leaders: QB Trevon Mosley (46-of-72, 662 yards, 10 TD, 1 Int. / 18 rush, 82 yards, TD); RB Jaylon Bester (42 rush, 660 yards, 9 TD); WR Jordan Goodwin (16 catch, 221 yards, 3 TD); WR C.J. Coldon (14 catch, 225 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: Christian Wills (33 tackles, 3 sacks, fumble); Bryson Strong (35 tackles, sack); Devyn Nash (26 tackles, sack); Austin Carey (31 tackles, sack); Edwyn Brown (3 Int.); Justin Strong (3 Int).

Next Week: Marion 

CENTRALIA (4-0)

Coach: Bobby Brenneisen (1st year, 4-0)

Last Week: won at Carbondale, 41-7

Rank: No. 4 on Illinois 5A poll

Offense Leaders: QB Javon Williams (40-of-64, 679 yards, 9 TD, Int / 37 rush, 435 yards, 3 TD); Marshall (43 rush, 422 yards, 8 TD); WR Berry (10 catch, 323 yards, 4 TD); Maines (10 catch, 147 yards, 3 TD)

Defense Leaders: Will Henegar (29 tackles); Sean Clark (36 tackles); Caleb Shipley (26 tackles)

Next Week: at Cahokia

Mater Dei at Central, 7 p.m.

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MATER DEI (2-2)

Coach: Jim Stiebel (7th year, 52-20)

Last Week: lost to Mount Carmel, 27-20

Offense Leaders: QB Colin Schuetz (41-of-93, 509 yards, 5 TD, 3 Int / 41 rush, 285 yards, 4 TD); RB Jake Wieter (73 rush, 442 yards, 2 TD); WR Lucas Theising (14 catch, 176 yards, 2 TD); WR Jake Timmermann (12 catch, 147 yards, 2 TD/ 5 rush, 116 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Lucas Theising (26 tackles, Int); Justin Thole (15 tackles, sack); Nic Seelhoeffer (25 tackles, sack); Trever Johnson (28 takles, sack).

Next Week: at Quincy Notre Dame 

CENTRAL (4-0)

Coach: Brian Short (10th year, 53-38)

Rank: No. 9 in Illinois 3A poll

Last Week: won at Carlyle, 58-18

Offense Leaders: QB Hunter Toeben (39-of-66, 537 yards, 5 TD, 2 Int./ 16 rush, 143 yards, 3 TD); RB Collin Thomas (54 rush, 566 yards, 11 TD); RB Ben Rakers (50 rush, 465 yards, 7 TD); WR Dalton Wise (11 catch, 101 yards); WR Baily Stewart (7 catch, 151 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Brice Haselhorst (32 tackles, 7 sacks); Jordan Spangenberg (17 tackles, fumble, Int.); Collin Thomas (22 tackles, sack, 3 fumble); Tyler Malone (24 tackles); Trent Nunn (11 tackles, fumble, Int)

Next Week: at Red Bud 

Edwardsville at Belleville East, 7 p.m.

EDWARDSVILLE (4-0)

Rank: No. 7 in state 8A poll

Coach: Matt Martin (6th year, 49-11)

Last Week: beat O'Fallon, 19-0

Offense Leaders: QB Brendan Dickman 26-of-43, 375 yards, 5 TD, Int / 35 rush, 105 yards, TD); RB Dionte Rodgers (79 rush, 577 yards, 9 TD); WR Daval Torres (5 rush, 71 yards, TD / 8 catch, 81 yards); WR Reginald Wilson (3 catch, 51 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: DE A.J. Epenesa (16 tackles, 2 sacks); DE Nathan Kolesa (30 tackles, Int.); LB Ryan Connelly (23 tackles, sack); Collin Cox (27 tackles)

Next Week: East St. Louis 

BELLEVILLE EAST (1-3)

Coach: Kris Stephens (2nd year, 7-7)

Last Week: won at Alton, 19-6

Offense Leaders: QB Kienen Waller (29-of-74, 516 yards, 4 TD, 5 Int / 44 rush, 196 yards, TD); RB Roderick Morgan (44 rush, 249 yards, 2 TD); WR Quontavius Alexander (6 catch, 49 yards); WR Tyreke Kerley (5 catch, 35 yards); WR William Travis (6 catch, 142 yards, TD); WR Freddie Waller (5 catch, 179 yards, 3 TD)

Defense Leaders: EJ Aldridge (41 tackles, sack); Dondi Fuller (40 tackles, 4 sacks); Nolan Willinghoff (30 tackles, fumble); Devon Coleman (23 tackles, 2 sacks)

Next Week: at Belleville West 

Granite City at Collinsville, 7 p.m.

GRANITE CITY (2-2)

Coach: Carl Luehmann (7th year, 16-43)

Last Week: lost to East St. Louis, 44-0

Offense Leaders: QB Freddy Edwards (1-of-5, Int. / 23 rush, 169 yards, TD); RB Raheem Beckwith (48 rush, 196 yards); WR Austin Bonvicino (3 catch, 106 yards, 2 TD); WR Kyle Thompson (3 catch, 79 yards, TD).

Defense Leaders: Kyle Thompson (16 tackles, 2 sacks); Adam Marmion (20 tackles, sack); Brandon Bettag (19 tackles, sack, Int); Reide Wilson (22 tackles, 3 sacks); Torrey Deal (25 tackles); Eugene Wilba (6 tackles, Int)

Next Week: O'Fallon

COLLINSVILLE (0-4)

Coach: Rick Reinhart (2nd year, 3-10)

Last Week: lost at Belleville West, 49-20

Offense Leaders: QB Tyler Callaham (30-of-64, 330 yards, 3 TD, 6 Int.); RB Sean Bonham (38 rush, 158 yards); WR Rhett Romanik (7 catch, 158 yards, 2 TD); WR Andrew Borror (6 catch, 127 yards)

Defense Leaders: Laron Johnson (39 tackles); Russell March (25 tackles); Trevore Sanders (23 tackles, sack, Int.), Dillon Rosebaum (12 tackles, Int.)

Next Week: at Alton

Alton at O’Fallon, 7 p.m.

ALTON (0-4)

Coach: Eric Dickerson (2nd year, 1-12)

Last Week: lost to Belleville East, 19-6

Offense Leaders: QB Taylor Price; RB Darrell Smith; WR Johnathan Bumpers; WR Kevin Caldwell Jr.

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

Next Week: Collinsville

O'FALLON (1-3)

Coach: Brandon Joggerst (10th year, 59-38)

Last Week: lost at Edwardsville

Offense Leaders: QB Christian Perez (47-of-106, 627 yards, 4 TD, 4 Int / 20 rush, 59 yards, 2 TD); RB Mason Hewitt (99 rush, 598 yards, 2 TD); RB Richard Cosey (28 rush, 185 yards, 2 TD); WR Ronald Anthony (14 catch, 172 yards, TD); WR Jarvus Smith (8 catch, 130 yards)

Defense Leaders: Zaine Roe (43 tackles); Deven Monahan (37 tackles, fumble); Rich Herm (22 tackles, fumble, Int); Darryl Cobb Jr. (9 tackles, Int); Deion Norfleet (12 tackles, Int.)

Next Week: at Granite City  

Highland at Waterloo, 7 p.m.

HIGHLAND (3-1)

Coach: Jimmy Warnecke (6th year, 35-20)

Last Week: beat Mascoutah, 28-0

Offense Leaders: QB Garrett Marti (61-of-93, 853 yards, 4 TD / 54 rush, 344 yards, 5 TD); RB Trent Rakers (64 rush, 436 yards, 8 TD / 9 catch, 84 yards); WR Sam LaPorta (22 catch, 415 yards, 3 TD)

Defense Leaders: Kyle Lane (40 tackles, fumble); Brayton Moss (24 tackles); Trent Rakers (19 tackles); Ian Fraser (21 tackles).

Next Week: Civic Memorial 

WATERLOO (4-1)

Coach: Dan Rose (17th year, 79-78)

Last Week: won at Triad, 21-14

Offense Leaders: QB Ross Schrader (25-of-61, 432 yards, 3 TD, 4 Int / 26 rush, 54 yards, 2 TD); RB Scott Nanney (48 rush, 284 yards, TD); RB Dalton Viglasky (53 rush, 172 yards, 3 TD); WR Kyle Knefelkamp (10 catch, 315 yards, 3 TD); WR Austin Patton (8 catch, 73 yards)

Defense Leaders: Michael Toth (42 tackles, fumble); Ryan Wiggers (34 tackles, sack, 2 fumble); Austin Patton (29 tackles, 3 sacks, 2 Int); David Woodall (27 tackles, 3 sacks); Logan Kaufmann (32 tackles); Kory Johnson (25 tackles, 2 sacks, fumble); Seth Benard (14 tackles, 5 sacks)

Next Week: Jerseyville 

Carlyle at Columbia, 7 p.m.

CARLYLE (1-3)

Coach: Chris Birkner (2nd year, 5-8)

Last Week: lost to Central, 58-18

Offense Leaders: QB Alex Huels (78-of-131, 1,044 yards, 11 TD, 6 Int); RB Donte Nettles (66 rush, 543 yards, 5 TD/ 15 catch, 142 yards, TD); WR Dru Johnson (10 catch, 189 yards, 4 TD); WR Tyler Siever (10 catch, 236 yards, 4 TD); WR Nick Becker (16 catch, 229 yards, TD).

Defense Leaders: LeShawn Andrews (33 tackles, 3 sacks, fumble); Dru Johnson (60 tackles, Int); Tyler Siever (27 tackles, Int.); Jared VonderHaar (28 tackles, sack, fumble).

Next Week: at Wesclin

COLUMBIA (4-0)

Coach: Scott Horner (16th year, 112-49)

Last Week: won at Wesclin, 44-13

Rank: No. 6 in Illinois Class 4A poll

Offense Leaders: QB Greg Long (47-of-60, 594 yards, 8 TD / 36 rush, 94 yards, 6 TD); RB Colton Byrd (66 rush, 502 yards, 5 TD); WR Jordan Holmes (28 catch, 394 yards, 6 TD); Mitch Daniels (11 catch, 185 yards)

Defense Leaders: Colton Byrd (23 tackles, sack); Owen Suedkamp (39 tackles, sack); Jarrett Allsheid (26 tackles, 2 sacks); Greg Long (17 tackles, sack, 3 Int); Jordan Holmes (7 tackles, 2 Int).

Next Week: Freeburg 

Wesclin at Dupo, 7 p.m.

WESCLIN (1-3)

Coach: Ric Johns (4th year, 9-23)

Last Week: lost to Columbia, 44-13

Offense Leaders: QB Josh DeMage (11-19, 195 yards, 2 TD / 19 rush, 78 yards, 3 TD); RB Antonio Williams (23 rush, 304 yards, 3 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: Carlyle 

DUPO (0-4)

Coach: Brad Weier (3rd year, 6-24)

Last Week: lost at Red Bud, 47-8

Offense Leaders: QB Tyler Kyle (25-55, 183, 2 TD, 7 Int/ 34 rush, 104 yards); RB Dawson Kemp (43 rush, 89 yards); WR Taylor Stanek (7 catch, 81 yards)

Defense Leaders: LB Dawson Kemp (38 tackles); Bryce Chadduck (16 tackles) ; Zane Chism (22 tackles); Devin Similey (21 tackles); Taylor Stanek (6 tackles, fumble, Int)

Next Week: at Blue Ridge 

Red Bud at Freeburg, 7 p.m.

RED BUD (4-0)

Coach: Dave Lucht (16th year, 59-88)

Last Week: beat Dupo, 47-8

Offense Leaders: QB Griffin Ziebold (38-of-57, 778 yards, 13 TD, Int / 33 rush, 104 yards, 2 TD); RB Ryan Hess (60 rush, 646 yards, 10 TD / 10 catch, 123 yards); WR Gavin Rensing (20 catch, 493 yards, 10 TD)

Defense Leaders: Logan Houba (65 tackles, sack, fumble, 2 Int); Cory Fithian (28 tackles); Gavin Rensing (26 tackles, 3 sacks); Ryan Hess (18 tackles, fumble)

Next Week: Central

FREEBURG (1-3)

Coach: Ronnie Stuart (12th year, 52-58)

Last Week: lost at Paris, 42-12

Offense Leaders: QB Bobby Tedesco (22-of-49, 351 yards, 4 TD, 3 Int./74 rush, 392 yards, 4 TD); RB Kody Haak (28 rush, 86 yards, TD); Logan Stone (30 rush, 160 yards, 2 TD); WR Brendan Meng (10 catch, 155 yards)

Defense Leaders: Dylan Sandheinrich (12 tackles, sack); Hayden Shea (14 tackles, Int); Tyler White (11 tackles, 2 Int); Jake Koerber (13 tackles, fumble); Clay Lents (18 tackles); Cal Clossen (16 tackles, sack, fumble, Int)

Next Week: at Columbia 

Triad at Jerseyville, 7 p.m.

TRIAD (3-1)

Coach: Paul Bassler (19th year, 110-76)

Rank: votes in Illinois 5A poll

Last Week: lost to Waterloo, 21-14

Offense Leaders: QB Tommy Bauer (2-of-8, 17 yards / 76 rush, 430 yards, 9 TD); RB Tom Kraudel (51 rush, 475 yards, 7 TD); RB Trevor Nott (29 rush, 150 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Nathan Clark (38 tackles, 3 sacks); Beau Barbour (24 tackles, 2 sacks); Ethan Salopek (28 tackles); Jeron Pino (12 tackles, 3 Int); Colin Brunton (22 tackles, 3 sacks)

Next Week: Mascoutah 

JERSEYVILLE (1-3)

Coach: Dave Jacobs (6th year, 25-28)

Last Week: lost at Civic Memorial, 31-27

Offense Leaders: QB Drew Sauerwein (63-of-106, 791 yards, 7 TD, 4 Int / 61 rush, 364 yards, 5 TD); RB Brandon Baalman (63 rush, 451 yards, 5 TD / 8 catch, 77 yards); WR Logan Metzler (15 catch, 201 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: Stephen Rulo (25 tackles); Chris Jackson (21 tackles); Blake Wittman (13 tackles, 2 Int).

Next Week: at Waterloo 

Civic Memorial at Mascoutah, 7 p.m.

CIVIC MEMORIAL (3-1)

Coach: Justin Winslow (6th year, 20-26

Last Week: beat Jerseyville, 31-27

Offense Leaders: QB Brayden Pierce (19-of-47, 258 yards, 2 TD, 2 Int / 13 rush, 37 yards, 2 TD); RB Corey Price (53 rush, 305 yards, 5 TD); RB Camryn Gerhardt (42 rush, 244 yards, 3 TD); RB Rikki Lafferty (27 rush, 143 yards, 2 TD); WR David Lane (11 catch, 138 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Rikki Lafferty (26 tackles, sack, 2 fumble, Int); Corey Price (23 tackles, fumble); David Lane (16 tackles, 4 Int).

Next Week: at Highland

MASCOUTAH (1-3)

Coach: Josh Lee (1st year, 1-3)

Last Week: lost at Highland 28-0

Offense Leaders: QB Darius Cooley (25-of-47, 351 yards yards, 4 TD, 4 Int/ 67 rush, 187 yards, 4 TD); RB Gerick Garlington (33 rush, 186 yards); WR Glen Gibbons (16 catch, 193 yards, 2 TD); Treshun Buckingham (6 catch, 133 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: Kai Cross (33 tackles, 2 fumble); Ronald Clay (37 tackles); Treshun Buckingham (8 tackles, 3 Int); Patrick Beck (21 tackles)

Next Week: at Triad

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