Chargers and Rockets Win; Mercer County and Sherrard Fall in Week 8

Week 8 of the high school football season kicked off on Friday night and the Mercer County Golden Eagles (5-3) dropped a decision to Princeville 35-7. Mercer County was out-gained 323-91 by the Princes, who moved to 8-0. The Orion Chargers remained unbeaten by shutting out Bureau Valley 57-0. Quarterback Dawson Schulenberg was 14-14 for 227 yards and threw for 4 touchdowns. Rockridge secured their playoff spot by edging Morrison 37-25. Cody Bush and Niko Zarlatanes each accounted for three Rocket touchdowns. The Sherrard Tigers dropped a close one, 7-6 to Riverdale. Sherrard’s lone touchdown was scored by Sam Kissner. A complete look at Week 8 action below.

 

LINCOLN TRAIL CONFERENCE 

Princeville 35 Mercer County 7

Ridgewood 45 United 14

Annawan-Wethersfield 22 West Central 14

Mid-County 27 Stark County 0

 

THREE RIVERS CONFERNECE (ROCK)

Orion 57 Bureau Valley 0

Rockridge 37 Morrison 25

Sterling Newman 47 Fulton 12

 

THREE RIVERS CONFERENCE (MISSISSIPPI)

Princeton 21  Monmouth-Roseville 0

Peru St. Bede 35  Kewanee 0

Spring Valley Hall 49  Erie-Prophetstown 0

 

THREE RIVERS CONFERENCE (CROSSOVER)

Riverdale 7  Sherrard 6

 

PRAIRIELAND CONFERENCE 

Farmington 52 Abingdon-Avon 14

Illini West 54 Rushville-Industry 14

Knoxville 16 Elmwood-Brimfield 14

Bushnell-West Prairie 43 South Fulton 12

North Fulton 45 Peoria Heights 0

Lewistown 49 Havana 33

 

WESTERN BIG 6

Moline 28 Quincy 21

Alleman 28 Galesburg 20

Rock Island 42 United Township 0

 

NORTHERN IL BIG 12 WEST 

Sycamore 34 Geneseo 6

Sterling 49 LaSalle-Peru 12

 

WEST CENTRAL CONFERENCE 

Centralia (MO) 46 West Hancock 0

Richmond-Burton 52 Macomb 7

Quincy Notre Dame 29 Charleston 7