Daily Herald: St. Charles East sprints past Carmel

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St. Charles East’s William Crossen looks for an opening during their game Friday at Carmel. Steve Lundy/slundy@dailyherald.com

As expected, St. Charles East brought its football team to Mundelein on Friday night to face Carmel Catholic in Week 2 nonconference action.

But at times, it seemed like the track team may have snuck on the bus, too.

St. Charles East ran all over Carmel early and often with long rushing and passing plays that looked more like sprints down the straightaway. That paved the way to a breezy 38-7 victory that was halted temporarily in the fourth quarter by a lightning delay.

The Saints, who scored on five of six first-half possessions, move to 2-0 on the season. Carmel drops to 0-2.

“We came out with a lot of emotion and played really well in the first half,” St. Charles East coach Bryce Farquhar said. “It was just option offense. Our kids were reading who was open and they made the calls. Our quarterback (William Crossen) did a nice job in the first half coming through and checking into the right calls.”

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