East Suburban Catholic Conference
Nazareth (2-0, 0-0) at Marian Central (2-0, 0-0)
When: 7 p.m. Friday
About the Roadrunners: Nazareth is ranked No. 2 in Class 7A after its 25-0 win over Lake Zurich, which is No. 7 in 7A this week. … The Roadrunners were Class 6A runners-up last year, falling to Prairie Ridge, 28-21, in the championship game. … Sophomore QB J.J. McCarthy (6-2, 180) has offers from South Carolina, Indiana and Cincinnati and completed 15 of 19 passes for 298 yards and four touchdowns against Lake Zurich. … RB Michael Love is committed to Bowling Green. … The Roadrunners have 15 starters back from the 6A runner-up team.
About the Hurricanes: Marian defeated Niles North, 42-6, behind RB Luke Rogers’ biggest varsity game with 229 rushing yards. Rogers is second in the area with 324 yards rushing, 17 behind Huntley’s Havens. … QB Patsy Riccardi has thrown for 257 yards and rushed for 163. … Marian is ranked No. 8 in Class 5A and has allowed 20 points in two games.