High School Football

Games at a glance: Week 4 metro-east high school football previews

Alton at Belleville East, 7 p.m.

ALTON (0-3)

Coach: Eric Dickerson (1st year)

Last Week: Lost to East St. Louis, 56-0

Offense Leaders: QB Keenan Stegall (6-for-19, 71 yards, TD, Int.); RB Asa Collins (13 rush, 100 yards, 2 TD); RB Malik Williams (14 rush, 33 yards); WR Kevin Caldwell (3 catch, 33 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Ke'Ontay Holmes (13 tackles); Asa Collins (11 tackles, sack)

Next Week: O'Fallon, 7 p.m.

BELLEVILLE EAST (2-1)

Rank: No. 3 on BND large school poll

Coach: Kris Stephens (1st year)

Last Week: Won at Granite City, 44-7

Offense Leaders: QB Drew Milas (67-of-115, 747 yards, 9 TD, Int./21 rush, 149 yards, 2 TD); RB Moses Holman (52 rush, 249 yards, 3 TD) WR Isaiah King (22 catch, 336 yards, 5 TD); Quantavius Alexander (17 catch, 164 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Javell Rice (12 tackles, fumble rec., Int); Shemar Welch (14 tackles); DeWayne Hill Jr. (14 tackles); Jewell Smith (6 tackles, Int.)

Next Week: at Edwardsville, 7 p.m.

Belleville West at Collinsville, 7 p.m.

BELLEVILLE WEST (1-2)

Coach: Cameron Pettus (5th year, 23-20)

Last Week: Beat O'Fallon, 13-12

Offense Leaders: QB Logan Betz (35-of-66, 513 yards, 2 TD, 2 Int); RB Kriston Davis (59 rush, 389 yards, 2 TD); WR Jarrell Anderson (10 catch, 194 yards); WR TeAntez Anthony (13 catch, 169 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Ken Dixon (32 tackles, TD); DeMarlo Nesbitt (36 tackles, sack); Jack Lanxon (19 tackles, 2 fumble rec., Int.); Nicholas Foster (15 tackle, Int.)

Next Week: East St. Louis, Saturday 1 p.m.

COLLINSVILLE (0-3)

Coach: Rick Reinhart (1st year)

Last Week: Lost to Edwardsville, 33-7

Offense Leaders: QB Jordan Reichert (12-of-31, 158 yards, TD, 3 Int.); RB Max Lyons (6 rush, 107 yards); WR Rhett Romanik (3 catch, 116 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: LaRon Johnson (15 tackles); Max Lyons (17 tackles, Int.); Derron Miller (8 tackles, fumble rec.)

Next Week: at Granite City, 7 p.m. 

Edwardsville at O’Fallon, 7 p.m.

EDWARDSVILLE (3-0)

Rank: No. 6 on Illinois Class 8A poll; No. 1 BND large school poll

Coach: Matt Martin (5th year, 39-10)

Last Week: Beat Collinsville, 33-7

Offense Leaders: QB Riley Jones (19-of-30, 289 yards, 3 TD, 3 Int, 47 rush, 333 yards, 3 TD); RB Jackson Morrissey (44 rush, 288 yards, 5 TD); WR Nathan Kolesa (5 catch, 83 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: AJ Epenesa (16 tackles, 3 sacks, 2 fumble rec.); Jourdyn Jones (17 tackles, 3 Int.); Cyress Ahart (20 tackles, 2 sacks)

Next Week: Belleville East, 7 p.m.

O’FALLON (0-3)

Coach: Brandon Joggerst (9th year, 53-32)

Last Week: Lost at Belleville West, 13-12

Offense Leaders: QB Christian Perez (17-for-56, 139 yards, TD, 6 Int); RB Kentrail Moran (63 rush, 258 yards, TD); WR Darryl Cobb Jr. (4 catch, 49 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: AJ Paul-Torres (23 tackles, fumble rec.); Sam Kabureck (17 tackles, 2 sack); Dillon Weiss (17 tackles, Int.)

Next Week: at Alton, 7 p.m. 

Triad at Waterloo, 7 p.m.

TRIAD (3-0)

Rank: No. 9 on Illinois Class 5A poll; No. 3 on BND large-school poll

Coach: Paul Bassler (18th year, 101-73)

Last Week: Won at Mount Vernon, 14-12

Offense Leaders: QB Tommy Bauer (3-of-5, 38 yards, 2 Int); RB Adam Nelson (46 rush, 544 yards, 8 TD); Steven Evanoff (27 rush, 173 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: Johnny McKinney (31 tackles); Nathen Funk (27 tackles, 4 sackes, Int.); Clayton Nickerson (17 tackles, 6 sacks); Will Zehender (8 tackes, fumble rec., 2 Int.)

Next Week: Jerseyville, 7 p.m.

WATERLOO (1-2)

Coach: Dan Rose (16th year, 73-74)

Last Week: Won at Carbondale (41-14)

Offense Leaders: QB Aaron Laskowski (23-of-42, 370 yards, 5 TD, 3 Int/22 rush, 86 yards, TD); Max Jennings (59 rush, 270 yards, 4 TD/2 catch, 17 yards); WR Kyle Knefelkamp (5 catch, 80 yards, 3 TD).

Defense Leaders: Domonick Gagliardi (17 tackles, fumble rec.); Kory Schaefer (16 tackles, 2 acks, fumble rec.); Kory Johnson (16 tackles, 4 sacks); Cole Milam (11 talkes, 3 sacks)

Next Week: at Highland, 7 p.m. 

Granite City at East St. Louis, 7 p.m.

GRANITE CITY (2-1)

Coach: Carl Luehmann (6th year, 14-35)

Last Week: Lost to Belleville East, 44-7

Offense Leaders: QB Gabe Jarman (23-of-53, 310 yards, 3 TD, 4 Int./49 rush, 267 yards, 3 TD); RB Ronald Allen (32 rush, 180 yards, TD); RB Brandon Bettag (25 rush, 161 yards, 3 TD); WR Darion Flemons (7 catch, 142 yards) Kyle Thompson (7 catch, 125 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Kyle Thompson (20 tackles, sack); Jacob Spears (11 tackles, 10 solo); Earl Green (7 tackles, Int.); Ronald Allen (12 tackles, Int.)

Next Week: Collinsville, 7 p.m.

EAST ST. LOUIS (2-1)

Rank: No. 4 in Illinois Class 7A poll; No. 2 BND large school poll

Coach: Darren Sunkett (14th year, 118-40)

Last Week: Won at Alton, 56-0

Offense Leaders: QB Reyondus Estes (24-of-49, 323 yards, 4 TD, 3 Int./25 rush, 286 yards, TD); RB Perez Hall Jr. (18 rush, 162 yards, 3 TD); RB Kerion Chairs (39 rush, 230 yards, TD); WR Jeff Thomas (8 catch, 63 yards, 2 TD); WR Markevion Darough (13 catch, 69 yards); Jermaine Grissom (4 catch, 92 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: James Knight (32 tackles, Int.); Stanley Green (30 tackles, Int.); LaMontre Harvey (25 tackles, 3 sacks, fumble rec.)

Next Week: at Belleville West, 1 p.m.

Highland at Mascoutah, 7 p.m.

HIGHLAND (3-0)

Rank: No. 10 on Illinois Class 5A poll; No. 4 on BND large-school poll

Coach: Jimmy Warnecke (5th year, 28-17)

Last Week: Beat Mattoon, 45-6

Offense Leaders: QB Garrett Marti (16-for-31, 184 yards, Int./ 11 rush, 169 yards, 3 TD); RB Andrew Winning (49 rush, 519 yards, 10.6 yard avg., 12 TD/ 7 catch, 68 yards); RB Trent Rakers (17 rush, 201 yards, TD; WR Jimmie Smith (5 catch, 72 yards)

Defense Leaders: Zeke Kaufman (24 tackles, sack, fumble rec.); Sam Teipe (11 tackles, 2 Int.); Kyle Lane (23 tackles, fumble rec.); Seth Levad (21 tackles, sack, fumble rec., 2 Int.)

Next Week: Waterloo, 7 p.m.

MASCOUTAH (0-3)

Coach: Scott Battas (7th year, 18-40)

Last Week: Lost to Mount Zion, 44-13

Offense Leaders: QB AJ Albers (16-of-36, 2 TD, 3 Int.); RB Jacob Williams (36 rush, 166 yards, TD); WR Devante Machado (6 catch, 93 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Reid Roberts (14 tackles, 6 solo); Christian Lugo (12 takles, 8 solo, sack); King (10 tackles, Int.)

Next Week: at Civic Memorial, 7 p.m.

Wesclin at Columbia, 7 p.m.

WESCLIN (2-1)

Coach: Ric Johns (2nd year, 8-5)

Last Week: Lost at Nashville, 24-13

Offense Leaders: QB Hayden Rapien (8-for-16, 111 yards, 3 TD/32 rush-176 yards, 3 TD); RB Jason Robinson (52 rush, 405 yards, 4 TD); RB Blake Laird (26 rush, 224 yards, 3 TD, 7 catch, 106 yards, 3 TD).

Defense Leaders: Nathan Herr (26 tackles, sack); Jason Robinson (23 tackles, sack); Laird (22 tackles, sack)

Next Week: Dupo, 7 p.m.

COLUMBIA (3-0)

Rank: No. 8 on Illinois Class 4A poll; No. 2 on BND small-school poll

Coach: Scott Horner (15th year, 101-48)

Last Week: Beat Dupo, 48-8

Offense Leaders: QB Drew Huebner (31-of-50, 531 yards, 6 TD); RB Kenny Fields (48 rush, 339 yards, 5 TD); WR Jordan Holmes (12 catch, 178 yards, TD); WR Jonathan Holmes (6 catch, 60 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: Owen Suedkamp (34 tackles); Colton Byrd (23 tackles, sack)

Next Week: at Carlyle, 7 p.m. 

Carlyle at Central, 7 p.m.

CARLYLE (2-1)

Coach: Chris Birkner (1st year)

Last Week: Beat Red Bud, 41-12

Offense Leaders: QB Ryan Rakers (19-for-43, 432 yards, 7TD, 2 Int/24 rush, 36 yards, TD); RB Donte Nettles (45 rush, 346 yards, 4 TD); WR Tyler Siever (6 catch, 260 yard, 5 TD)

Defense Leaders: Johnson (10 tackles); James Mitchell (12 tackles, sack); Alex Velazquez (18 tackles, 17 solo, Int.); Dominic Lange (13 tackles, Int.)

Next Week: Columbia, 7 p.m.

CENTRAL (3-0)

Rank: Votes in Illinois Class 4A poll; No. 4 on BND small-school poll

Coach: Brian Short (9th year, 47-33)

Last Week: Beat Freeburg, 16-10

Offense Leaders: QB Hunter Toeben (16-for-34, 212 yards, 3 TD,2 Int./ 19 rush, 136 yards, TD); RB Brent Timmons (51 rush, 363 yards, 6 TD); RB Collin Thomas (17 rush, 182 yards, 2 TD); WR Bailey Stewart (6 catch, 87 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Tarik Tibbs (24 tackles, sack); Lucas Koopmann (24 tackles); Brayden Watts (10 tackles, 2 sackes); Domonic Weary (11 tackles, 2 sacks, Int, fumble rec.); Tyler Malone (18 tackles, 2 fumble rec.)

Next Week: at Mater Dei, 7 p.m. 

Red Bud at Dupo, 7 p.m.

RED BUD (0-3)

Coach: Dave Lucht (8th year, 31-39)

Last Week: Lost to Carlyle, 41-12

Offense Leaders: QB Giffin Ziebold (28-for-48, 396 yards, TD,2 Int); RB Ryan Hess (16 rush, 199 yards, 2TD); RB Addison Gunter (40 rush, 181 yards, 2TD); WR Gavin Rensing (11 catch, 167 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Trevor Barbeau (21 tackles, 2 sacks); Rhett Gauch (27 tackles); Cory Fithian (18 tackles, sack, fumble rec.); Addison Gunter (4 tackles, sack, fumble rec.); Patrick Sondag (10 tackles, sack, fumble rec.).

Next Week: Freeburg, 7 p.m.

DUPO (0-3)

Coach: Brad Weier (2nd year, 1-11)

Last Week: Lost at Columbia, 48-8

Offense Leaders: QB Drake Harvell (16-for-43, 181 yards, 2 TD, 4 Int, 22 rush, 66 yards); RB Adam Nichols (19 rush, 133 yards, TD, 7 yards avg., 4 catch, 67 yards).

Defense Leaders: Dawson Kemp (22 tackles, fumble rec.); Brandon Roth (25 tackles); Dylan Wetzel (14 tackles, sack).

Next Week: at Wesclin, 7 p.m.

Marion at Cahokia, 7 p.m. 

CAHOKIA (1-2)

Coach: Antwyne Golliday (13th year, 78-50)

Last Week: Beat Northwest Academy, 48-0

Offense Leaders: QB Wayne Grant (19-of-38, 308 yards, 3 TD, 3 Int./15 rush, 103 yards, 2 TD); QB Darrius McClatchery (14-of-29, 110 yards, 1 TD, 4 Int.); RB Chrishawn Crosby (25 rush, 110 yards); WR Tyron Lyons (7 catch, 129 yards, 3 TD)

Defense Leaders: Leo Steward (21 tackles, fumble rec., Int.); Cornelius Moore (21 tackles); Julian Smith (17 tackles, fumble rec.)

Next Week: at Carbondale, 7 p.m.

MARION (2-1)

Coach: Kerry Martin (14th year, 89-50)

Last Week: Won at Galesburg, 26-24

Next Week: at Mount Vernon, 7 p.m.

Mount Vernon at Althoff, 7 p.m. 

ALTHOFF (3-0)

Rank: No. 4 on Illinois Class 4A poll; No. 1 on BND small-school poll

Coach: Ken Turner (8th year, 45-33)

Last Week: Beat Mater Dei, 68-46

Offense Leaders: QB Jordan Augustine (66-of-90, 1,155 yards, 11 TD, 2 Int./ 17 rush, 82 yards, 2 TD); RB Malik Easley (37 rush, 311 yards, 5 TD); RB Jaylon Bester (35 rush, 268 yards, 4 TD); WR Keenen Young (21 catch, 317 yards, 3 TD); CJ Coldon (19 catch, 425 yards, 3 TD)

Defense Leaders: Bryson Strong (43 tackles, 4 sack); Chris Branson (36 tackles, Int.); Christian Wills (19 tackles, 2 sack); Trevon Mosely (17 tackles, 3 sackes)

Next Week: Centralia, 7 p.m.

MOUNT VERNON (1-2)

Coach: Jared Shaner (5th year, 12-29)

Last Week: Lost to Triad, 14-12

Next Week: Marion, 7 p.m.

Perryville (Mo.) St. Vincent at Freeburg, 7 p.m.

FREEBURG (1-2)

Coach: Ronnie Stuart (11th year, 49-51)

Last Week: Lost to Central, 16-10

Offense Leaders: QB Joe Wolf (35-for-64, 394 yards, TD, 3 Int./45 rush-180 yards, 3TD); Bobby Tedesco (14 rush, 161 yards, TD); WR Will Hogan (10 catch, 126 yards, TD); John Hilpert (8 catch, 126 yards)

Defense Leaders: Michael Smith (25 tackles); Tedesco (10 tackle, 2 sacks); Hilpert (4 tackles, fumble rec., 2 Int.)

Next Week: at Red Bud, 7 p.m.

ST. VINCENT (2-2)

Coach: Nathan Rowland (2nd year, 6-9)

Last Week: Won at Herculaneum, 27-12

Next Week: at Lift for Life Academy, 1 p.m. Saturday

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