Fulton became the first team since Eastland-Pearl City in the second quarter of Week 2 to score against Lena-Winslow, but the Class 1A top-ranked Panthers scored a lot more in a 54-7 win over the Steamers in the NUIC battle.
The Panthers jumped out to a 16-0 lead with scores from Brady Eilders and Ethan Fye before Keegan VanKampen punched in a 2-yard score in the second quarter. But Marey Roby added a pair of scores, including a 44-yard run, Eilders found the end zone again, and Jake Zeal and Nate Noller scored in the fourth quarter as Le-Win pulled away.
Fulton had five first downs in the game and gained 108 yards of total offense.
Lena-Winslow rushed for 398 yards as a team on 56 carries.
Rockford Lutheran 13, Oregon 6: Oregon fell in a rainy, defensive battle with the Crusaders.
After Rockford Lutheran scored in the second quarter to take a 7-0 lead into halftime, both teams scored in the second half.
Oregon was held to 28 rushing yards and 12 passing yards and did not convert a first down until late in the game. But the Hawks were in it until the end, as Lutheran lost a pair of fumbles in the red zone and had a field goal attempt hit the post.
Lutheran gained 256 rushing yards as a team.
Morrison 12, Sherrard 6: The Mustangs notched their first victory of the season, winning on the road in Three Rivers West play as Sherrard remained winless.
Dakota 16, Eastland-Pearl City 8: A touchdown with 8:41 left in the game broke an 8-8 tie and lifted the Indians over the Wildcatz.
EPC scored in the second quarter when Riley Schauer recovered a blocked punt.
Kellen Henze completed 7-of-13 passes for 59 yards and rushed 19 times for 83 yards. Maddux Hayden added 32 rushing yards for EPC.
Forreston 52, Galena 20: The Cardinals picked up a road win behind 107 rushing yards on six carries from Matthew Beltran, and 80 rushing yards on 11 carries from Kaleb Sanders. As a team, the Cardinals gained 311 yards on the ground.
Jacob Fiorello returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown and, after a Galena score to answer, Beltran made it 24-8 with a pair of touchdowns on an 81-yard run and a 75-yard interception return.
Sanders had a pair of rushing touchdowns in the second quarter, and Devonte King-Black and Logan Dyson scored in the second half.
Hiawatha 56, AFC 0: Cole Brantley scored three defensive touchdowns in the win for the Hawks.
Brantley had all three defensive scores for Hiawatha, including a scoop-and-score before the offense ever took the field. He added another fumble recovery when Cole Chambers stripped an AFC runner, then he intercepted a pass and took it back for the score.
The Hawks (3-2) had lost two straight, allowing more than 50 points in both losses. They had won their first two games of the year, scoring more than 50 points in each win.