Normal Community football falls to Downers Grove North in semifinals of IHSA playoffs

Normal Community head coach Jason Drengwitz speaking to the team after Saturday’s loss in the IHSA 7A semifinals. (Eric Lapan/WJBC)

By Neil Doyle

DOWNERS GROVE – The Ironmen of Normal Community lost 42-0 Saturday afternoon to Downers Grove North in the semifinals of the Class 7A IHSA football playoffs.

Normal Community suffered its first loss of the season to the Trojans, who will now move on to the 7A state championship game next weekend at Illinois State University’s Hancock Stadium. DGN will play the winner of Batavia and Mt. Carmel.

Normal Community head coach Jason Drengwitz spoke after the game on the WJBC High School Football Extravaganza sponsored by CEFCU.

WJBC’s Eric Lapan spoke after the game with Ironmen head coach Jason Drengwitz.

You can find other IHSA football semifinal scores here.

The WJBC High School Football Extravaganza is sponsored by CEFCU, Heller Ford, ReMax Rising Realtor Tracy Patkunas, Jackson Hewitt, O’Brien Hyundai, Heller Motors, Covenant Plumbing, Bank of Pontiac, Land of Lincoln Credit Union, Floor Coverings International, Country Financial Representative Steve Petersen, Direct Travel, Ginzkey Law Office, Gill Street Sports Bar & Restaurant, McLean County Unit 5 and Synergy Home Care.

Neil Doyle can be reached at [email protected]


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