Andrew Nickell, Warren crush Libertyville

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THE SKINNY:

Visiting Warren (4-1) had 10 plays on offense of 25 or more yards, 600 yards of total offense, a 36-yard pick-six on defense, and quarterback Andrew Nickell threw for 258 yards and three scores in the first half as the Blue Devils ruined homecoming for Libertyville 59-10.

TURNING POINT:

Three Warren touchdowns in the final 3:09 of the first half made it 32-10 in favor of the Blue Devils. Cedric Sanders scored on a six-yard run, Zack Rappel caught a 40-yard touchdown pass with 1:22 on the clock, and Javon Charleston caught a 36-yard pass with 10 seconds left in the half to put the game away.

THE STAR:

Nickell completed 14 of 23 passes for 341 yards, including touchdowns to Caleb Reams (87 yards), Zack Rappel (40 yards) and Javon Charleston (36 yards).

BY THE NUMBERS:

Sanders had an 86-yard touchdown run that tied the game at 7-7 and finished with 137 yards on 10 carries and two touchdowns. Max Sorby carried seven times for 127 yards and Jake Kerkorian (INT) and Tyler Puccio (fumble recovery in the endzone) had defensive scores for the Devils. Libertyville (2-3) quarterback Anthony Monken threw a 63-yard touchdown pass to Riley Lees in the opening minutes. He went 14-for-23 for 182 yards and two interceptions in three quarters.

QUOTABLE:

“We came out and played well tonight. The offensive line did a great job blocking and the wideouts made some key catches for us.” — Nickell


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