Northwest Herald area football roundup for Week 8

Running back Wade Abrams ran for three first-half touchdowns and finished with 109 yards as Cary-Grove defeated Burlington Central, 48-7, in their Fox Valley Conference football game Friday at Al Bohrer Field.

C-G (8-0, 8-0 FVC) is ranked No. 2 in The Associated Press Class 6A poll and is trying to get the top seed in the northern half of that playoff bracket after next week.

Running back Drew Magel caught a 25-yard touchdown pass to start the scoring and ran four times for 87 yards.

Quarterback Jameson Sheehan and fullback Nick Hissong each ran for 43 yards.

Linebacker Collin Desmet finished with 12 tackles and an interception.

Richmond-Burton 49, Harvard 0: At Richmond, fullback Brock Wood ran for 136 yards and three touchdowns as the Rockets (8-0, 5-0) defeated the Hornets (2-6, 1-4) in their Kishwaukee River/Interstate 8 Blue Division game.

Landon Jacoby rushed for 73 yards and a touchdown and Steven Siegel ran for 64 yards for R-B, which is No. 3 in The Associated Press Class 4A poll.

Defensive back Coleman McDonaugh grabbed two interceptions for the Rockets, who held Harvard to 116 total yards and notched their third shutout of the season.

Johnsburg 38, Woodstock North 6: At Woodstock, quarterback Luke Conroy completed 16 of 22 passes for 261 yards and three touchdowns (2-6) beat the Thunder (0-8) in a nonconference game.

Running back Jake Metze caught seven passes for 115 yards and all three touchdowns that Conroy threw. He also ran for 45 yards and a score.

Cade Piggott caught three passes for 86 yards and Ian Boal had three catches for 56. Austin Gibb ran for 64 yards.

Huntley 37, Dundee-Crown 18: At Huntley, the Red Raiders improved to 3-5 overall with a Fox Valley Conference win at home.

Huntley will finish its season on the road against Crystal Lake South next week, while the Chargers will have one last chance to avoid a winless season at home in Carpentersville against Jacobs.

River Ridge 44, Alden-Hebron 30: At Hebron, the Giants (2-5) fell to the Wildcats in their back-and-forth eight-man game.

Tyler Cunningham scored on a 2-yard run in the first quarter, then tossed a 15-yard scoring pass to Wyatt Ambrust in the second quarter.

Cunningham threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Thomas Webber in the second quarter to tie the sore at 22-22, but River Ridge scored again before halftime for a 30-22 lead.

The Wildcats added two more touchdowns before A-H scored again on an 11-yard pass from Elijah Vogrinc to Webber. The Giants recovered an onside kick after that, but did not score again.