To help prepare the Wildcats for Friday’s DuPage Valley Conference showdown with Naperville North, Neuqua Valley installed a halfback option pass. They practiced it just once Thursday, but that was enough for it to be a difference-maker Friday night.

The DuPage Valley Conference proved to be unpredictable last fall. Naperville North and Neuqua Valley lead the way entering the 2022 season, but the DVC should be action-packed throughout the fall.