The Week 3 Friday Night Drive Team of the Week is here.
After more than 4,200 people voted, tallying up more than 6,300 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: Nico Acevedo, Crystal Lake Central
7 tackles, 1 sack, 2 tackles for loss in 14-13 win over Prairie Ridge, while helping hold a great offense to 142 total yards.
Team of the Week:
Evan Wydajewski, Lincoln-Way West
8-for-8, 196 yards, 3 TDs
Colton Madura, Crystal Lake Central
25-119 rushing, 11-19-140 passing, 2 TDs, in 14-13 win over Prairie Ridge, first time Tigers beat Prairie Ridge since 2012
Ryan Dawson, Downers Grove South
9-for-12 for 187 yards, 4 TDs in win over Addison Trail
Corey Phillips, Kaneland
Had 188 yards on just eight carries, including a 72-yard TD run on the first play of the game
James Zilinger, Joliet West
200 rush yards, 3 TDs
Ben Ludlum, Jacobs
11-124 rushing, 4 TDs in 47-12 win over Dundee-Crown for Eagles’ first win.
Eric Nowak, Lincoln-Way West
5 catches, 157 yards, 3 TDs
Kory Flowers, Yorkville
4 catches, 97 yards, 60-yard catch that set up game-winning field goal
Xavier Gagnepain, Sycamore
Made two catches, both TDs, for 54 yards, but also returned a kick 90 yards for a score.
Erik Garcia, Genoa-Kingston
Lead blocker as the Cogs ran for 190 of their 202 total yards in a 14-0 win against Byron It was their first win against the Tigers since 2008.
Mike Gatz, Marian Central
Helped lead the way for 424 rushing yards in 34-21 win over Carmel. Hurricanes almost had three 100-yd rushers.
Jacob Petersen, Richmond-Burton
8 tackles (4 solos), 3 sacks, 2 TFL, 4 hurries in 29-7 win over Woodstock.
Levi Reed, L-P
6 TFL, 2.5 sacks in 14-7 win
Caleb Moskiewicz, Crystal Lake Central
5 tackles, 1 sack, 1 TFL in 14-13 win over PR. Held great offense to 142 total yards.
Zach Cremer, Fieldcrest
1.5 sacks, 1 TFL
Nico Acevedo, Crystal Lake Central
7 tackles, 1 sack, 2 TFL in 14-13 win over Prairie Ridge. Held great offense to 142 total yards.
Sean Allison, Hinsdale Central
1 interception with a 40-yard return, 8 tackles, 2 pass breakups in 19-0 win over York
Ethan Bode, Sycamore
Recovered two fumbles against Sandwich, part of a defense which allowed 6 yards of first-half offense while the Sycamore starters were in
Dominic Guerrini, Hall
11 tackles, 2 for loss, including 1 sack & kickoff recovery to key defense in 27-6 win
Christopher Medina, Huntley
Brody Engel, Genoa-Kingston
Had a key fourth down tackle in the third quarter, and a third-down tackle on a similar play in the fourth to help the Cogs hang on to a 14-0 win against defending state-runner up Byron
Darrell Luce, Streamwood
100-yard pick-six in win over Glenbard East.