A touchdown pass from Clayton Thorson to Matt Biegalski with under two minutes in the first half gave Wheaton North (7-1, 5-1 DuPage Valley) momentum heading into the second half. Thorson threw and ran for touchdowns in the second half to ensure the victory.
THE TURNING POINT
With his team leading 24-17 in the fourth quarter, Falcons junior Nick Singleton intercepted Jake Kolbe with 4:42 remaining in the game. Wheaton North scored on its next possession.
Thorson threw for 336 yards and three touchdowns to go along with 22 carries for 57 yards and a touchdown.
BY THE NUMBERS
The Redhawks (5-3, 3-3) relied on the pass and registered only six rushing yards on 14 carries.
”Our defense did a great job of getting stops and our offensive line did a great job of creating for us so it was a great team win,” — Thorson