Football

High school football: Week 8 results; recaps for every game

Prairie Ridge celebrates its 42-7 victory over Cary-Grove during their Week 8 Fox Valley Conference matchup in Cary.
Prairie Ridge celebrates its 42-7 victory over Cary-Grove during their Week 8 Fox Valley Conference matchup in Cary.

Prairie Ridge 42, Cary-Grove 7: Taidghin Trost scored three times, Connor Lydon added two more touchdowns and the Wolves' defense dominated Cary-Grove in their Fox Valley Conference rivalry game.

Crystal Lake South 28, Jacobs 21: Des McCarthy ran for 183 yards and two touchdowns to help the Gators become playoff eligible for the third time in five seasons with the FVC win.

Crystal Lake Central 42, McHenry 21: Central overcame some early miscues and pulled away during the second half of their FVC matchup with the Warriors to become playoff eligible with its fifth win.

Marengo 28, Woodstock North 21: Finn Schirmer rushed for 156 yards and three scores to help Marengo hold off the Thunder, who now must win next week to become playoff eligible.

Huntley 64, Burlington Central 13: Bruno Bosman ran for two TDs and threw for another, and Ryder Havens scored three times as the Red Raiders rolled up nearly 500 yards of total offense in the FVC victory.

Richmond-Burton 37, Johnsburg 14: The Rockets earned the Kishwaukee River Conference win with five unanswered TDs, including three in the third quarter by Dalton Wood.

Loyola 52, Marian Central 0: The Hurricanes were overmatched against state-power Loyola, but still have a chance to become playoff eligible with a win next week.

Harvard 28, Woodstock 21: Damon Mueller rushed for 209 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Hornets to the KRC win.

Hampshire 12, Dundee-Crown 0: The Whip-Purs snapped a 24-game losing streak with their first shutout since Week 9 of 2015.

Rockford Christian Life 48, Alden-Hebron 14: The Giants suffered a loss in 8-man football with only eight players available for the contest.

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