Streamwood earns first win, edges Elgin

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THE SKINNY

In a battle of winless teams, Streamwood scored 35 unanswered points to start the game and held on for its first win of the season with a 41-30 decision over Elgin.

TURNING POINT

The Sabres set the tone on the first play from scrimmage when quarterback Mason Polich hooked up with Cole Segar on a 71-yard touchdown pass. The Sabres also took advantage of two onside kick recoveries in the first half.

THE STARS

Polich completed 10-of-17 passes for 164 yards and three TDs. He also ran for another.

BY THE NUMBERS

The Sabres grinded out 267 yards rushing. Travious Brown led with 175 yards on 25 carries, including a TD. The Sabres’ defense held the Maroons to just 68 yards rushing. Elgin quarterback Ryan Sitter completed 20-of-43 passes for 249 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

QUOTABLE

“It feels great to finally get a win. The kids have kept working hard all year for this. I thought the offensive line did a great job and we were able to move the ball on the ground.” — Streamwood coach Mark Orszula.

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