Central Catholic uses big second half to topple Monticello in Illini Prairie Conference action

Central Catholic Saints celebrating their Week 4 win over Monticello 42-28. (Photo Courtesy of Eric Lapan)

By Jake Fogal

BLOOMINGTON – The Saints are marching to 3-1 in the Illini Prairie Conference after a 42-28 win over Monticello in Week 4 of the high school football season.

Colin Hayes was the catalyst for Central Catholic, as the junior quarterback was responsible for five touchdowns, two through the air and three on the ground. An early 13-0 lead was evaporated before halftime by the Sages, who went into the locker room ahead by one 14-13. A 7 yard run by Hayes allowed the Saints to jump up seven, and Central Catholic never looked back winning 42-28.

Other final scores throughout Central Illinois:

(4-0)Peoria 64 – 30 Normal Community(1-3)

(3-1)Danville 28 – 14 Bloomington(2-2)

(2-2)Springfield 32 – 13 U-High(2-2)

(3-1)Central A&M 13 – 6 Clinton(1-3)

(4-0)Eureka 54 – 0 Fieldcrest(1-3)

(1-3)Nokomis/Ramsey 28 – 13 Heyworth(1-3)

(4-0)El-Paso Gridley 13 – 8 Dee-Mack(0-4)

(3-1)GCMS 29 – 12 LeRoy(2-2)

(4-0)PBL 43 – Pontiac(1-3)

(3-1)Tri-Valley 40 – 6 Tremont(1-3)

(4-0)Mahomet-Seymour 64 – 14 Lincoln(2-2)

(4-0)Williamsville 42 – 14 Olympia(2-2)

(4-0)Prairie Central 48 – 6 Rantoul(0-4)

Week four of the High School Football Extravaganza is sponsored by CEFCU.

Tune in next Friday as a Big 12 Intercity bout will take over the airwaves of WJBC as Bloomington hosts Normal Community.

Jake Fogal can be reached at Jacob.Fogal@Cumulus.com.

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