Cary-Grove scored on two of its first three possessions and held Dundee-Crown to just 44 yards of total offense in the first half. The Trojans’ defense forced three Charger turnovers en route to their 34-0 shutout victory.
Already leading 13-0 in the second quarter, Cary-Grove junior quarterback Jason Gregoire ran the ball 27-yards on a fourth-and-1 for the Trojans (2-2, 2-0). Tyler Pennington added a one-yard touchdown run on the next play, putting the game out of reach for Dundee-Crown (3-1,1-1).
In his first start as a fullback, Cary-Grove freshman Tyler Pennington had 17 carries for 131 yards and two touchdowns.
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Jason Gregoire ran the ball 12 times for 97-yards and two touchdowns and threw for another 128 yards and one touchdown. Dundee-Crown was led by Caleb Parson with 18 carries for 92 yards.
“Our defense was key tonight against a really good Dundee-Crown team. Their running backs don’t quit and we were able to finish off our tackles. I’m proud of how well our team prepared for this game.” — Cary-Grove coach Brad Seaburg