Cinnamon paves way for Morris upset

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The Star

Morris quarterback Zach Cinnamon scored two touchdowns to put the Redskins ahead 14-0 in the first half. Cinnamon scored on a 38-yard run and threw a 37-yard touchdown pass to Anthonee Monson. Cinnamon transferred to Morris from Streator in January, coming from a program that had not won a game since 2009.

The Moment

Minooka had a chance to cut Morris’ lead to only two, when quarterback Joe Carnagio threw a 12-yard pass right down the middle to receiver Max Brozovich with 2:48 to play in the fourth quarter. But Brozovich couldn’t catch the pass and Minooka didn’t come close again.

The Quote

“I was jittery. [On a missed snap], I thought I was going to fumble the snap anyway because I was so jittery. I didn’t even know if I could get the ball.” — Cinnamon

The Breakdown

Morris coach Alan Thorson was happy with the defense’s aggressiveness, but that style of play also led to too many penalties in the second half. The Redskins had three penalties in the second half and nine total for the game.

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