Week 3 prep football: Wildcats, Raiders, Ironmen post wins

Normal West coach Nathan Fincham meets with the Wildcats after their 29-7 win over Danville. (Neil Doyle/WJBC)

By Greg Halbleib

Normal Community remains the only undefeated Intercity team after Week 3 of the high school football season.

Normal Community 40, Urbana 0: NCHS (3-0) forced four turnovers and held Urbana (0-3) to less than 100 yards offense, none through the air. Jake Hileman led the Ironmen with 120 yards on 18 carries and three touchdowns.

Normal West 29, Danville 7: West (2-1) received 237 yards through the air on 19-of-27 passing with three touchdowns from Carson Camp with 10 catches and two scores by Cole Hernandez in his 151-yard reception night. Danville falls to 1-2.

Bloomington 28, Peoria Manual 8: Walker Burns rushed 10 times for 98 yards and a touchdown to lead Bloomington (2-1) to the victory over the Rams (0-3) in Peoria.

St. Joseph-Ogden 18, Central Catholic 7: The Saints (0-3) got a late score but the host Spartans (3-0) controlled the scoreboard in the Illini Prairie Conference game at St. Joseph. Central Catholic’s Jonathan Naour completed 13-of-31 passes for 116 yards, 42 of which were collected by Hayden Pirtz on three catches.

Decatur MacArthur 30, U-High 7: Quarterback Deyon Jackson rushed for 185 yards and threw for 55 more to lead MacArthur (2-1) to the victory over the visiting Pioneers. Spencer Parker rushed for 86 yards to lead U-High (0-3).

Week 3 high school football scoreboard:

Big Twelve:
Normal West 29, Danville 7
Bloomington 28, Peoria Manual 8
Normal Community 40, Urbana 0
Peoria Notre Dame 63, Champaign Central 47
Champaign Centennial at Peoria Richwoods, Sat. 1 p.m.
Illini Prairie:
St. Joseph-Ogden 18, Central Catholic 7
Olympia 27, Rantoul 7
Illinois Valley Central 27, Pontiac 8
Tolono Unity 22, Prairie Central 0
Monticello 51, St. Thomas More 19
Central State Eight:
Decatur MacArthur 30, U-High 7
Springfield Southeast 78, Decatur Eisenhower 37
Rochester 71, Jacksonville 31
Chatham Glenwood 49, Springfield 20
Sacred Heart-Griffin 49, Lanphier 0
Central Illinois:
Clinton 48, Shelbyville 14
Apollo:
Taylorville 19, Lincoln 17
Lincoln Prairie:
Oakland 48, Blue Ridge 12
Sangamon Valley:
Seneca 28, Dwight 6
Non-Conference:
El Paso-Gridley 32, Ridgeview-Lexington 0
Fisher 29, Tri-Valley 23
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 34, Heyworth 7
LeRoy 7, Deer Creek-Mackinaw 6
Fieldcrest 42, Tremont 7
Eight-Man:
Flanagan-Cornell-Woodland 54, Illinois School for the Deaf 20

Sports Director Greg Halbleib can be reached at greg@wjbc.com. 

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