Devin Wills rushed for 127 yards and a pair of touchdowns to help the Mascoutah Indians to a 48-9 win in Mattoon on Friday.
Mascoutah suffered a tough loss in week 1 at home against Marion but rebounded with its second straight game with at least 35 points.
Darius Cooley carried the ball just five times for 33 yards for Mascoutah, but had scoring runs of five, eight and 10 yards. Ronald Clay was efficient with his four carries, too, racking up 73 yards and touchdowns runs of six and 58 yards.
Wills, who scored on a three-yard run in the second quarter, broke the game open in the third quarter with a 60-yard run.
Quarterback Jack Pilson connected with Landon Hoshhauer on a 15-yard pass.
Mascoutah (1-1) is at Mahomet-Seymour Friday at 7 p.m. before returning home to open Mississippi Valley Conference play against Waterloo.
O’Fallon at Normal West
Even with its star running back on the bench with an injury, the No. 5-ranked 6A team in Illinois was too much for the O’Fallon Panthers on Friday.
Normal defeated O’Fallon, 41-7.
The Panthers were facing a shutout when quarterback Christian Curtis connected with Ronald Anthony on a 22-yard touchdown pass with 4:04 left in the game.
But the game’s outcome was academic by that point. Normal, which lost to O’Fallon last year, led 21-0 at the half.
Normal’s leader rusher Genesis Forrest was injured, but yielded his carries to little brother Armani, who rushed for 103 yards and two scores.
Curtis led O’Fallon with 106 yards on 12 carries while completing 9 of 21 passes for 61 yards.
O’Fallon, 0-2, faces Belleville West (1-0) at home next Friday at 7 p.m.
Carlyle racking up points
The Carlyle Indians put up another offensive flurry, this time against Cahokia Conference rival Freeburg.
Carlyle knocked off the Midgets, 48-27. The last week posted 34 points in Nashville.
Freeburg (1-1), which put up 61 points in a week 1 win over Sparta, will try to get back on track at home next Friday at 7 p.m. against Central. Carlyle will be at Red Bud.
Marquette shuts out Mater Dei
Alton Marquette continued its defensive dominance Friday night, shutting out Mater Dei 18-0 in Breese.
The Explorers scored on a touchdown run by Cameron Rainey in the first quarter and a 55-yard scoring pass from Kaleb Ware to John Blanchford in the second.
Marquette (2-0) has allowed seven points through two weeks this season. Mater Dei, a 27-26 winner over Effingham in the opener, fell to 1-1.
The Knights travel to Belleville to face Althoff next Friday at 7 p.m. Marquette is at Nokomis.
CBC rolls over Edwardsville
Kendall Abdur-Rahman had touchdown runs of seven and 34 yards and Devin Parker kicked a 38-yard field goal with 1:39 left in the second quarter to put Edwardsville ahead of Christian Brothers College Prep at halftime.
But CBC scored a pair of touchdowns in each the third and fourth quarters to pull away Edwardsville, which got just three more points in the game off another Parker field goal.
Edwardsville is off to an 0-2 start for the first time since 2011. The Tigers next travel to East St. Louis to face the defending 7A champions Friday at 7 p.m.