Friday Night Drive’s Team of the Week for Week 6 of the 2023 season

Meet the 22 IHSA football players in the Week 6 Team of the Week

York linebacker Joey Maucieri is the Week 6 Team of the Week MVP for the 2023 season

The Friday Night Drive Team of the Week for Week 6 of the 2023 season is here.

After 3,678 people voted, tallying 6,685 total votes, we are proud to announce the Team of the Week. Thank you to our presenting sponsor: Schweickert, Ganassin, Krzak, Rundio, LLP.

Team of the Week MVP: Joey Maucieri, York, LB

Team of the Week: Week 6, 2023


Peyton Seaburg, Cary-Grove

15 carries, 144 yards, 2 TDs, 1 passing TD in 41-21 win over Hampshire

Jeremiah Kochevar, Erie-Prophetstown

239 passing yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 94 rushing yards, 2 TDs

Carter Button, Morris

9-of-10 passing, 169 yards, 4 TDs in 35-7 win over Richmond-Burton

Running Back

Deon Davis, Downers Grove South

151 rushing yards, 3 TDs in win over Hinsdale South

Jake Melion, York

31 carries, 260 yards, 2 TDs; 2 catches for 46 yards, 1 TD in win over Downers Grove North

Landon Marquez, St. Bede

125 rushing yards, TD on 12 carries in 49-26 win over Elmwood Park


Gavin Garcia, Joliet West

2 TD catches, including a 70-yarder; rushing TD in Tigers’ fifth win

Amari Williams, Wheaton Warrenville South

7 catches, 77 yards, 2 TDs

Aeden Hayes, St. Charles North

3 catches, 163 yards, 2 TDs

Offensive Line

Dakota Goff, Morris

Was the center in a line that dominated in a 35-7 win over Richmond-Burton

Cade Odell, Princeton

Helped Tigers beat rival Kewanee 37-14

Defensive Line

Caleb Donna, Newman

Had two sacks on final Bureau Valley drive to seal Newman’s 20-14 win

Joe Reiff, York

9 tackles, 3.5 for loss, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble, 3 QB hurries

Tommy McNeil, Crystal Lake Central

Helped Tigers extend shutout streak to 10 consecutive quarters; helped O-line produce 434 total yards in 42-0 win over McHenry

Jack Everett Anderson, Glenbard South

Sack in final minute clinched 14-13 win over South Elgin


Joey Maucieri, York

8 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 1 sack

Payton Roberson, Lockport

2 sacks in 41-0 loss to Lincoln-Way East

Connor Anderson, Cary-Grove

6 tackles, 1 TFL in 41-21 win over Hampshire

Joey Scrivani, Jacobs

7 tackles, 2 TFL, 1 sack in 28-7 win over Burlington Central; on offense, 9 carries, 114 yards, 2 TDs

Defensive Back

KeShawn Wiley, Joliet West

Multiple QB sacks as Tigers held Plainfield South to 128 yards from scrimmage

Demetree Larson, Erie-Prophetstown

Forced fumble, INT in 35-34 win over Orion

Zach Rysavy, Huntley

2 INTs as Red Raiders beat Crystal Lake South 54-43