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

The 11 best on offense and defense for Week 6 of the spring football season in northern Illinois, as voted on by you

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

After 3,365 people voted, tallying up 5,764 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: Sean Allison, linebacker, Hinsdale Central

Allison had 9 tackles, 4 of them for a loss, in a 31-10 win over Lyons Township to clinch the West Suburban Silver.

Team of the Week:



Tyler Hartman, La Salle-Peru

115 passing yards, TD; 79 rushing yards, 8 tackles, TFL in 21-20 comeback win

Tyler Gibson, Princeton

Threw for 266 yds, 3 TD, rushed for 1 TD to lead Princeton to a come-from-behind 49-38 win over #3 1A Fulton

Michael Brescia, Hinsdale Central

Passed for 230 yards and 2 TDs in 31-10 win over Lyons

Running Back

Drake Weber, La Salle-Peru

80 yards, TD, 3 extra points, 8 tackles, TFL in 21-20 comeback win over Kaneland

Jalen Moore, Glenbard West

7 carries, 139 yards, 2 TDs in win over Oak Park-River Forest

Nathaniel Altepeter, Sycamore

14 carries, 118 yards, three touchdowns


Toriano Tate, DeKalb

Had more than 150 total yards and three touchdowns total

Zach Heelein, Woodstock

12 receptions, 130 yards in 34-6 win over Woodstock North

Deakon Tonielli, Oswego

9 catches, 141 yards in 21-14 win over Minooka

Offensive Line

Otto Hess, Oswego

Boston College recruit was key part of line for offense that ran for nearly 300 yards and passed for nearly 200

Carsten Menzer, Sycamore

Paved way for 196 rushing yards for the Spartans


Defensive Line

Dylan Shuman, Sycamore

Two sacks, part of line that allowed only 105 yards on the ground

Hunter Sperling, Chicago Christian

3 sacks, 6 TFL in win over Aurora Christian

Kevin Serio, Plano

Had an interception and a sack in the loss to Sycamore

Jason Farnham Jr, Sterling

2 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery, 1 pass deflection


Sean Allison, Hinsdale Central

Had 9 tackles, 4 of them for loss, in 31-10 win over Lyons to clinch the West Suburban Silver

Chris Swayne, La Salle-Peru

9 tackles, 2 TFLs in 21-20 comeback win over Kaneland

Bailey Livdahl, Harvard

4 solos, 4 assists, 1 TFL, 46-yd fumble recovery TD in 27-14 win over Johnsburg, Hornets’ first win.

Evan Brown, Oswego

Made key fourth-down stop in fourth quarter, and also ran for 80 yards and game-winning touchdown

Defensive Backs

David Narkis, La Salle-Peru

2 INTs, one that set up TD, in 21-20 win

Riley Dravet, Wheaton North

Returned 80-yard fumble on a high snap for a touchdown in Falcons’ 16-7 win over Batavia

Nathan Splitt, Cary-Grove

2 tackles, 1 assist, 46-yard fumble recovery touchdown in 44-0 win over Oswego East for 4-0 Trojans.