Recapping Week 4 football games around Kane County

Batavia remains undefeated; Wheaton North bruises St. Charles North

DuKane Conference

Batavia 42, Lake Park 8: Eric Newberry scored his first three touchdowns of the season, and showed his healthy connection with quarterback Ryan Boe to the tune of four catches for 160 yards. Batavia remains undefeated and faces also unbeaten Glenbard North next week.

Wheaton North 35, St. Charles North 3: Brayton Maske and the Falcons’ offensive line did whatever they wanted against a banged-up North Stars defense. Maske had three touchdowns and 210 yards rushing in the lopsided victory to avenge their spring loss to St. Charles North. The North Stars face Geneva next week.

Geneva 13, Wheaton Warrenville South 12: The Tigers missed a field goal late and Geneva quarterback Alex Porter picked up a crucial first down to preserve the win. Carter Powelson had the go-ahead touchdown for the low scoring affair.

Glenbard North 23, St. Charles East 0: Damarion Elliston scored a pair of touchdowns and Shea Gaffney grabbed another from Justin Bland.

Fox Valley Conference

Huntley 21, Burlington Central 12: The Rockets were poised to score a game-clinching touchdown within the final minute, but Huntley defensive back Nick Martino scooped up a fumble and ran 98 yards for the stunning win. Rockets senior Gavin Sarvis caught a 79-yard touchdown from Shawn Adkerson and also had a pick-six.

Kishwaukee River/Interstate Eight

Kaneland 56, Woodstock North 21: Troyer Carlson threw three touchdowns, Aric Johnson scored three times, Chris Ruchaj rushed for a pair of touchdowns and the Kaneland offense flexed its muscles in a convincing win.


St. Ignatius 20, Marmion 12: St. Ignatius was limited to just 43 passing yards, but won the rushing battle 220-175. The Cadets held a 16-0 lead at the half, but the Wolf Pack scored three fourth-quarter touchdown runs to stun Marmion late.

Jacob Bartelson

Jacob Bartelson

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