Yorkville’s two-point conversion beats Morris in OT

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Yorkville 29, Morris 28 OT: The Foxes (5-0, 2-0) rallied from a 21-14 deficit to force overtime and had to rally in the extra session after the Redskins scored a TD and kicked the extra point. Yorkville tailback Mike Kurtz (113 yards rushing) answered on the Foxes’ first play from 10 yards out and then coach Karl Hoinkes opted to go for a two-point conversion, run in by Kurtz from 1 ½ yards out after Morris was called for an offsides penalty on the first attempt.

Geneva 56, Elgin 6: QB Daniel Santacaterina completed 5 of 7 passes for 87 yards and three TDs and the Vikings scored 35 first-quarter points to bury the Maroons early. Justin Taormina ran for 99 yards and three TDs for Geneva (5-0, 3-0).

Oswego 37, Romeoville 28: Treshon Weddington ran for 168 yards and two touchdowns in the first half for the Panthers (4-1, 3-0) before leaving the game with an injury.

Plainfield South 13, Oswego East 12: The Wolves (1-4, 0-3) went down to the wire and dropped another close one. Trailing 7-6 with no timeouts and less than two minutes remaining, coach Tyson LeBlanc had his defense give up a score. Then they blocked the extra point. Dae’Jon Perry returned the kick to the Oswego East 43-yard line. QB James Kidd drove East down the field and Khalil Driver (22-110 rushing) had a 3-yard TD run. LeBlanc had his team go for two points and the win but Kidd’s pass was incomplete.

DeKalb 37, Kaneland 34: Jake Marczuk completed 23 of 37 passes for 419 yards and two scores, but was intercepted three times by the Barbs (5-0, 2-0). Connor Fedderly, who scored on a 61-yard catch-and-run with four minutes remaining to account for the final margin, had 12 receptions for 294 yards and two touchdowns.

Plano 35, Streator 6: Tony Elias-Cadena ran 24 times for 83 yards and four touchdowns for the Reapers (2-3, 1-2). Sophomore QB Tyler Ward completed 6 of 7 passes for 75 yards and one TD, 20 yards to Sergio Chavez. Levi Campbell led Plano’s defensive effort with 13 tackles.

Coal City 49, Sandwich 14: Quarterback Kyle Rogers completed 9 of 15 passes for 97 yards but was intercepted twice for the Indians (0-5, 0-3). Austin Smith caught seven of those passes for 90 yards.

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