Oswego dominates Plainfield South

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Oswego wide receiver Jack Kwiatkowski caught three first half touchdowns while the Panthers defense returned two interceptions for scores en route to a 52-7 drubbing of host Plainfield South in Southwest Prairie Conference action Friday night.

It was a pick-your-poison type scenario for Plainfield South as the Cougars defense did a decent job of containing Panthers star running back Mikeel Stewart (20 rushes, 84 yards, TD). However, Kwiatkowski was a mismatch for the defensive corners as the 6’3” 190 lb., wideout finished with 6 catches for 137 yards and reeled in 3 TD’s (12, 38, 6) all in the first half.

“Credit South for stopping the run but I told coach they are manning me and then Brett (Wainwright) and Steve (Frank) threw me great passes all night,” Kwiatkowski said.

Frank (4-of-8, 102 yards, TD) and Wainwright (3-of-7, 86 2 TD’s) led the Panthers aerial attack. Johnathan Kosirog (9 rushes, 41 yards) led the Cougars.

“We talked about not having a letdown this week and the team responded and came out and took care of business,” Oswego coach Brian Cooney said.

Oswego (7-1, 6-0) looked sharp on their first offensive series of the game. Kwiatkowski capped the 12-play, 81-yard drive with a 12-yard touchdown grab from Frank for a 7-0 lead with 3:14 left in the opening quarter.

“Our goal was to get away from a let down after last week,” Kwiatkowski said. “We never look past anybody. South is a solid team and we just try to go 1-0 each week.”

Stewart’s 26-yard touchdown run extended the lead to 14-0 with 8:57 left in the half. Kwiatkowski’s 38-yard over-the-shoulder touchdown grab pushed it to 20-0 with 6:40 left in the half.

Three plays later Oswego’s Tyler Walsh intercepted Luna and ran it back 35 yards for the score and a 26-0 lead.

“I have visions of doing that before so it was great that it actually happened,” Walsh said.

Oswego led 39-0 at halftime and never looked back.

“Oswego is a great team and we knew coming in that we couldn’t give them any opportunities and we did that tonight,” Plainfield South coach Ken Bublitz said.

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