High school football: Week 5 results; recaps for every game

Jacobs 27, Huntley 17: Two late scores lifted the Golden Eagles past the Red Raiders in their Fox Valley Conference game. Running back Ben Ludlum’s 3-yard score gave Jacobs its first lead of the night. His 7-yard run with 1:30 left sealed the victory.

Hampshire 28, McHenry 14: Sparked by a dazzling show from QB Tyler Fikis and a defense that imposed its will in the second half, the Whip-Purs posted a second-half shutout and used a 20-point second quarter in their FVC victory.

Ottawa 36, Woodstock North 21: Ottawa running back Javarius Whitfield ran all over the Thunder, going for 292 yards and four touchdowns as the Pirates snapped a 30-game conference losing streak.

Plano 27, Johnsburg 26: Plano’s Ray Jones scored with just over two minutes remaining, and the Reapers’ defense made a stop on Johnsburg’s last drive to earn the Kishwaukee River/Interstate Eight Blue win.

Crystal Lake Central 48, Dundee-Crown 20: Tigers running back Brent Blitek had a night to remember, rushing for five touchdowns in an FVC win over the Chargers.

Crystal Lake South 44, Burlington Central 26: The Gators won their third straight game and got quarterback Justin Kowalak back after missing a game with an injury. Running back Nate Van Witzenburg ran 16 times for 183 yards and TD runs of 87, 5 and 1 yard.

Morris 42, Marengo 0: Morris running back Ashton Yard ran for 200 yards and three scores during the shutout win over the Indians.

Providence 35, Marian Central 33: The Hurricanes missed a two-point conversion with no time remaining in the CCS/ESCC crossover loss. Brendan Hernon finished 18-of-39 passing for 297 yards and three touchdowns for Marian.

Kaneland 42, Woodstock 7: The Blue Streaks fell to 2-3 with a home loss to the Knights.

Richmond-Burton 56, Sandwich 6: The Rockets stretched their state-best winning streak to 25 consecutive games with a blowout over the Indians.


Alex Kantecki

Alex Kantecki

Alex is a sports writer for the Northwest Herald with a focus on preps. He has been with Shaw Media since 2014.