Waubonsie Valley senior Tony Durns rushed for 100 yards or more in eight of the team’s regular season games, but was limited by an injury Saturday.
Waubonsie Valley (9-1) certainly needed Ihry (11 rushes, 110 yards) with Tony Durns nowhere near 100 percent and limited to only four carries.
Capsule playoff previews of Metea Valley-Waubonsie Valley, Brother Rice-Naperville Central, Neuqua Valley-Homewood-Flossmoor, Benet-Hinsdale Central
The Vikings (7-2) feature twins Deante and Devonte Harley-Hampton in the backfield and a dynamic quarterback in Bryce Gray.
The eighth-seeded Mustangs (5-4) will travel down Eola Road to face top-seeded Waubonsie Valley (8-1) in Class 8A.
Somehow, some way, the Tigers escaped No. 8 Naperville Central on Friday night with a 27-20 win to take the conference title and become playoff eligible.
The senior has put the nightmares of his horrific injury behind him, continuing to play a sport he loves thanks to medical advances.