High School Football

Games at a Glance: Week 7 metro-east football previews

Edwardsville at Belleville West, 7 p.m.

FULL PREVIEW: Tigers set to collide with Maroons

EDWARDSVILLE (6-0)

Rank: No. 5 on Illinois Class 8A poll; No. 1 BND large school poll

Coach: Matt Martin (5th year, 42-10)

Last Week: Won game forfieted by East St. Louis

Offense Leaders: QB Riley Jones (31-of-52, 539 yards, 5 TD, 3 Int, 66 rush, 343 yards, 4 TD); RB Jackson Morrissey (71 rush, 443 yards, 7 TD); WR Nathan Kolesa (5 catch, 83 yards, 2 TD); WR Chrys Colley (7 catches, 230 yards, 3 TD)

Defense Leaders: AJ Epenesa (22 tackles, 3 sacks, 3 fumble rec.); Jourdyn Jones (21 tackles, 4 Int.); Cyress Ahart (32 tackles, 2 sacks)

Next Week: Alton, 7 p.m.

BELLEVILLE WEST (3-3)

Rank: No. 4 on BND large school poll

Coach: Cameron Pettus (5th year, 25-21)

Last Week: Lost at Belleville East, 25-21

Offense Leaders: QB Logan Betz (73-of-139, 1,003 yards, 6 TD, 6 Int); RB Kriston Davis (60 rush, 391 yards, 2 TD); RB Jarrell Anderson (41 rush, 211 yards, 2 TD, 20 catch, 270 yards, TD); WR TeAntez Anthony (27 catch, 458 yards, 3 TD)

Defense Leaders: Ken Dixon (45 tackles, 2 Int.); DeMarlo Nesbitt (46 tackles, 3 sack); Jack Lanxon (28 tackles, 2 fumble rec., 4 Int.); Nicholas Foster (26 tackle, 3 sacks, fumble rec.)

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

Collinsville at O’Fallon, 7 p.m.

COLLINSVILLE (2-4)

Coach: Rick Reinhart (1st year)

Last Week: Beat Alton, 34-9

Offense Leaders: QB Jordan Reichert (22-of-54, 289 yards, 2 TD, 5 Int.); RB Max Lyons (26 rush, 220 yards, 5 TD); WR Rhett Romanik (3 catch, 116 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: LaRon Johnson (19 tackles); Max Lyons (25 tackles, Int.); Derron Miller (18 tackles, fumble rec.); Kameron Garcia (22 tackles)

Next Week: East St. Louis, 7 p.m.

O’FALLON (2-4)

Coach: Brandon Joggerst (9th year, 55-33)

Last Week: Beat Granite City, 42-12

Offense Leaders: QB Christian Perez (33-for-89, 338 yards, 5 TD, 8 Int); RB Kentrail Moran (127 rush, 768 yards, 8 TD); RB Mason Hewitt (32 rush, 213 yards, 2 TD); WR Darryl Cobb Jr. (7 catch, 102 yards, TD); WR Ronald Anthony (3 catches, 33 yards, 2 TD); WR Deion Norfleet (5 catch, 111 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: AJ Paul-Torres (46 tackles, fumble rec.); Dillon Weiss (46 tackles, 2 Int.); Richard Cosey (13 tackles, 3 sacks)

Next Week: at Belleville East, 7 p.m.

Carbondale at Althoff, 7 p.m.

FULL PREVIEW: Crusaders look to make Terriers heel

ALTHOFF (6-0)

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

Coach: Ken Turner (8th year, 48-33)

Last Week: won at Marion, 37-20

Offense Leaders: QB Jordan Augustine (113-of-159, 1,886 yards, 20 TD, 5 Int./ 26 rush, 155 yards, 4 TD); RB Malik Easley (60 rush, 523 yards, 8 TD); RB Jaylon Bester (60 rush, 536 yards, 6 TD); WR Keenen Young (38 catch, 556 yards, 9 TD); CJ Coldon (34 catch, 740 yards, 6 TD)

Defense Leaders: Bryson Strong (80 tackles, 8 sack, fumble rec.); Chris Branson (65 tackles, 2 sack); Christian Wills (37 tackles, 3 sack); Trevon Mosely (31 tackles, 3 sackes); CJ Coldon (36 tackles, int.)

Next Week: at Cahokia, 7 p.m.

CARBONDALE (0-6)

Coach: Mark Albertini (2nd year, 1-14)

Last Week: Lost at Mount Vernon, 36-6

Next Week: Marion, 7 p.m. 

Highland at Triad, 7 p.m.

FULL PREVIEW: Highland turns to freshman QB against Triad

HIGHLAND (6-0)

Rank: No. 7 on Illinois Class 5A poll; No. 5 on BND large-school poll

Coach: Jimmy Warnecke (5th year, 31-17)

Last Week: Won at Civic Memorial, 35-27

Offense Leaders: QB Garrett Marti (39-for-69, 555 yards, 5 TD, Int./ 36 rush, 411 yards, 3 TD); RB Andrew Winning (82 rush, 803 yards, 16 TD/ 11 catch, 140 yards, TD); RB Trent Rakers (50 rush, 424 yards, 7 TD; WR Jimmie Smith (12 catch, 172 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: Zeke Kaufman (44 tackles, sack, 2 fumble rec.); Sam Teipe (48 tackles, 2 sack, 2 fumble rec., 2 Int.); Kyle Lane (45 tackles,sack); Seth Levad (46 tackles, sack, fumble rec., 3 Int.); Justin Haase (40 tackles, 3 sacks)

Next Week: Jerseyville

TRIAD (6-0)

Rank: No. 6 on Illinois Class 5A poll; No. 6 on BND large-school poll

Coach: Paul Bassler (18th year, 104-73)

Last Week: Won at Mascoutah, 49-7

Offense Leaders: QB Tommy Bauer (7-of-11, 127 yards, 2 Int/36 rush, 231 yards, 3 TD); RB Adam Nelson (88 rush, 983 yards, 20 TD); Steven Evanoff (50 rush, 251 yards, 4 TD); RB Tom Kraudel (43 rush, 238 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: Johnny McKinney (41 tackles); Ethan Salopek (39 tackles, 3 sacks); Nathen Funk (45 tackles, 7 sackes, 2 Int.); Clayton Nickerson (23 tackles, 7 sacks, 2 fumble rec.); Will Zehender (13 tackes, 2 fumble rec., 4 Int.)

Next Week: Civic Memorial, 7 p.m. 

Wesclin at Freeburg, 7 p.m.

WESCLIN (3-3)

Coach: Ric Johns (2nd year, 9-7)

Last Week: lost at Carlyle, 17-7

Offense Leaders: QB Hayden Rapien (17-for-30, 249 yards, 4 TD/43 rush-252 yards, 5 TD); RB Jason Robinson (75 rush, 601 yards, 7 TD); RB Blake Laird (36 rush, 312 yards, 3 TD/ 9 catch, 140 yards, 4 TD).

Defense Leaders: Nathan Herr (32 tackles, sack); Jason Robinson (30 tackles, sack, fumble rec.); Antonio Williams (32 tackles).

Next Week: Central, 7 p.m.

FREEBURG (3-3)

Coach: Ronnie Stuart (11th year, 51-52)

Last Week: Lost to Columbia, 45-14

Offense Leaders: QB Joe Wolf (70-for-117, 948 yards, 7 TD, 6 Int./91 rush, 447 yards, 8TD); Bobby Tedesco (49 rush, 327 yards, TD/19 catch, 246 yards, 2 TD); Davon Gravot (31 rush, 243 yards, 4 TD); WR Will Hogan (18 catch, 243 yards, 3 TD); John Hilpert (13 catch, 287 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: Michael Smith (35 tackles, sack); Tedesco (14 tackle, 2 sacks); Hilpert (7 tackles, fumble rec., 3 Int.)

Next Week: at Dupo, 7 p.m. 

Granite City at Alton, 7 p.m.

GRANITE CITY (2-4)

Coach: Carl Luehmann (6th year, 14-38)

Last Week: Lost at O'Fallon, 42-12

Offense Leaders: QB Gabe Jarman (52-of-111, 559 yards, 4 TD, 8 Int./89 rush, 412 yards, 4 TD); RB Ronald Allen (66 rush, 358 yards, 2 TD); RB Brandon Bettag (32 rush, 172 yards, 3 TD); WR Darion Flemons (13 catch, 236 yards, TD) Kyle Thompson (17 catch, 227 yards, TD); Eugene Wilba (8 catch, 74 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: Kyle Thompson (43 tackles, 2 sack); Earl Green (32 tackles, Int.); Ronald Allen (15 tackles, 2 Int.); Bettag (28 tackles)

Next Week: Belleville West, 7 p.m.

ALTON (0-6)

Coach: Eric Dickerson (1st year)

Last Week: Lost at Collinsville, 34-9

Offense Leaders: QB Keenan Stegall (30-for-73, 334 yards, 2 TD,3 Int./46 rush, 275 yards)); RB Asa Collins (54 rush, 329 yards, 4 TD); RB Jameyson Alexander (57 rush, 307 yards, 2 TD); WR Kevin Caldwell (10 catch, 103 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Ke'Ontay Holmes (43 tackles, 2 sack); Asa Collins (41 tackles, 3 sack); Kevin Caldwell (19 tackles, 2 fumble rec., Int.)

Next Week: at Edwardsville, 7 p.m.  

Central at Columbia, 7 p.m.

CENTRAL (5-1)

Rank: No. 5 on BND small-school poll

Coach: Brian Short (9th year, 49-34)

Last Week: Beat Red Bud, 41-6

Offense Leaders: QB Hunter Toeben (36-for-84, 551 yards, 4 TD, 7 Int./ 36 rush, 221 yards, 3 TD); RB Brent Timmons (109 rush, 704 yards, 11 TD); RB Collin Thomas (33 rush, 327 yards, 5 TD); WR Dalton Wise (8 catch, 219 yards, 2TD)

Defense Leaders: Tarik Tibbs (35 tackles, sack, Int.); Lucas Koopmann (46 tackles); Brayden Watts (16 tackles, 3 sacks); Collin Thomas (14 tackles, 2 fumble rec.); Tyler Malone (40 tackles, 3 fumble rec.); Brennan Kent (15 tackles, 2 int.)

Next Week: at Wesclin, 7 p.m. 

COLUMBIA (6-0)

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

Coach: Scott Horner (15th year, 104-48)

Last Week: Won at Freeburg, 45-14

Offense Leaders: QB Drew Huebner (56-of-97, 967 yards, 13 TD, 2 Int.); RB Kenny Fields (107 rush, 807 yards, 7 TD); Colton Byrd (24 rush, 267 yards, 4 TD); WR Jordan Holmes (20 catch, 252 yards, TD); WR Jonathan Holmes (10 catch, 140 yards, 4 TD)

Defense Leaders: Owen Suedkamp (71 tackles); Colton Byrd (30 tackles, sack)

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

Mater Dei at Johnston City, 7 p.m.

MATER DEI (4-2)

Coach: Jim Stiebel (7th year, 51-22)

Last Week: Beat Quincy-Notre Dame, 47-28

Offense Leaders: QB Colin Schuetz (92-for-169, 1,599 yards, 18 TD, 5 Int./66 rush, 270 yards, 7 TD); RB Brady Rakers (59 rush, 272 yards,4 TD); WR Brendan Timmerman (37 catch, 701 yards, 9 TD/25 rush, 251 yards, 3 TD); WR Josh Haberer (23 catch, 354 yards, TD; WR Jordan Kampwerth (23 catch, 178 yards, 4 TD)

Defense Leaders: Evan Albers (36 tackles, 2 sack); Sam Krebs (46 tackles, 6 sack, fumble rec.); Lucas Theising (33 tackles, 4 fumble rec.); Peyton Becker (24 tackles, fumble rec. 2 int.)

Next Week: at Macomb, Saturday at 2 p.m.

JOHNSTON CITY (5-1)

Coach: Dan Mings (5th year, 32-14)

Last Week: Beat Christopher Zeigler-Royalton, 49-14

Next Week: Eldorado, 7 p.m. 

Civic Memorial at Waterloo, 7 p.m.

CIVIC MEMORIAL (5-1)

Coach: Justin Winslow (5th year, 18-24)

Last Week: Lost to Highland, 35-27

Offense Leaders: QB Adam Hill (86-of-147, 1,310 yards, 16 TD, 6 int.); RB John Whitworth (119 rush, 1,054 yards, 12 TD); RB Zach Williams (24 rush, 179 yards, 3 TD); WR Brett Lane (17 catch, 297 yards, 5 TD); WR David Lane (20 catch, 330 yards, 5 TD)

Defense Leaders: Rikki Lafferty (70 tackles, sack 2 fumble rec., int.); David Lane (34 tackles, 3 int.); Dylan Sutton (56 tackles, 3 sack, int.); Zach Williams (55 tackles, 4 sacks)

Next Week: at Triad, 7 p.m.

WATERLOO (2-4)

Coach: Dan Rose (16th year, 74-76)

Last Week: won at Jerseyville, 42-32

Offense Leaders: QB Aaron Laskowski (58-of-104, 802 yards, 11 TD, 9 Int.; Max Jennings 116 rush, 517 yards, 6 TD/3 catch, 19 yards); WR Kyle Knefelkamp (16 catch, 244 yards, 5 TD); WR Mitchell Gladney (15 catch, 195 yards, TD); WR Austin Patton (13 catch, 158 yards, 4 TD)

Defense Leaders: Austin Stewart (45 tackles, sack, int.); Mitchell Gladney (29 tackles, fumble rec.); Kory Schaefer (40 tackles, 2 sack, fumble rec.) Kory Johnson (36 tackles, 4 sacks); Cole Milam (24 tackles, 5 sacks)

Next Week: at Mascoutah, 7 p.m.

Mascoutah at Jerseyville, 7 p.m.

MASCOUTAH (0-6)

Coach: Scott Battas (7th year, 18-43)

Last Week: Lost to Triad, 49-7

Offense Leaders: QB AJ Albers (44-of-100, 639 yards, 2 TD, 5 Int.); RB Jacob Williams (84 rush, 386 yards, 3 TD); WR Devante Machado (15 catch, 220 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Reid Roberts (23 tackles); Jacob Williams (29 tackles); Christian Lugo (19 takles, sack); Jasaun King (14 tackles, Int.)

Next Week: Waterloo, 7 p.m.

JERSEYVILLE (0-6)

Coach: Dave Jacobs (5th year, 23-23)

Last Week: Lost to Waterloo, 42-32

Offense Leaders: QB Drew Sauerwein (96-of-154, 736 yards, 11 TD, 3 Int./49 rush, 148 yards, 4 TD); RB Jonathon Pirtle (38 rush, 127 yards); RB Connor Norris (21 rush, 163 yards, 2 TD); WR Blake Wittman (32 catch, 337 yards, 6 TD); WR Dereck Hill (32 catch, 378 yards, 3 TD)

Defense Leaders: Alex Bertman (25 tackles, sack); Marcus Lumma (20 tackles, int.)

Next Week: at Highland, 7 p.m. 

Carlyle at Dupo, 7 p.m.

CARLYLE (3-3)

Coach: Chris Birkner (1st year)

Last Week: beat Wesclin, 17-7

Offense Leaders: QB Ryan Rakers (31-for-73, 765 yards, 11 TD, 3 Int/40 rush, 121 yards, TD); RB Donte Nettles (81 rush, 537 yards, 5 TD); WR Tyler Siever (10 catch, 451 yard, 8 TD)

Defense Leaders: Landon Michael (33 tackles); James Mitchell (27 tackles, sack); Alex Velazquez (32 tackles, Int.); Dominic Lange (21 tackles, Int.)

Next Week: at El Paso-Gridley, Saturday at 3 p.m.

DUPO (0-6)

Coach: Brad Weier (2nd year, 1-14)

Last Week: Lost to Principia, 21-20

Offense Leaders: QB Drake Harvell (42-for-106, 686 yards, 4 TD, 10 Int/ 42 rush, 206 yards); RB Adam Nichols (36 rush, 198 yards, TD/ 6 catch, 123 yards); Taylor Stanek (11 catch, 195 yards, TD); Collin Roth (9 catches, 131 yards, TD)

Defense Leaders: Dawson Kemp (52 tackles, sack, fumble rec.); Drake Harvell (41 tackles) Brandon Roth (44 tackles).

Next Week: Freeburg, 7 p.m.

Mount Vernon at Cahokia, 7 p.m.

MOUNT VERNON (2-4)

Coach: Jared Shaner (5th year, 13-31)

Last Week: Beat Carbondale, 36-6

Next Week: at Centralia, 7 p.m.

CAHOKIA (2-4)

Coach: Antwyne Golliday (13th year, 79-52)

Last Week: Lost at Centralia, 43-28

Offense Leaders: QB Wayne Grant (72-of-122, 1,060 yards, 10 TD, 6 Inc/47 rush, 261 yards, 8 TD); RB Robert Jackson (34 rush, 243 yards, 3 TD); Chrishawn Crosby (33 rush, 151 yards); WR Tyron Lyons (24 catch, 448 yards, 8 TD); Demarion Hinkle (30 catch, 348 yards, 2 TD)

Defense Leaders: Nate Hardaway (40 tackles); Leo Stewart (36 tackles, fumble rec., int.); Cornelius Moore (33 tackles).

Next Week: Althoff, 7 p.m.

Scott City at Red Bud, 7 p.m.

SCOTT CITY, Mo. (4-4)

Coach: Jim May

Last Week: Lost at Hayti, 45-0

Next Week: Perryville, 7 p.m. 

RED BUD (1-5)

Coach: Dave Lucht (8th year, 32-41)

Last Week: Lost at Central, 41-6

Offense Leaders: QB Giffin Ziebold (61-for-105, 993 yards, 7 TD, 4 Int); RB Ryan Hess (22 rush, 237 yards, 3TD/12 catch, 287 yards, 5 TD); RB Addison Gunter (100 rush, 677 yards, 6 TD); WR Gavin Rensing (17 catch, 246 yards, 3TD)

Defense Leaders: Michael Miller (57 tackles); Trevor Barbeau (41 tackles, 5 sacks, fumble rec.); Rhett Gauch (39 tackles, fumble rec.); Cory Fithian (34 tackles, sack, fumble rec.); Addison Gunter (37 tackles, 2 sacks, fumble rec., int.); Patrick Sondag (22 tackles, sack, fumble rec.).

Next Week: Columbia, 7 p.m.

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