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It's week 7 in high school football and there's a lot of meaningful games taking place all over Central Illinois...

The Clinton Maroons(2-4) played spoiler at Shelbyville's Homecoming last Friday with a 67-22 win. Good offensive line play, great defense, and taking advantage of opputunities put propelled the Maroons. Junior Kye Reczek led the Maroons with 11 carries for 215 yards and 3 touchdowns. Senior Mitch Creager also had 11 carries for 182 yards and 2 touchdowns and freshman Alex Wheat had 5 carries for 106 yards and a touchdown. The Maroons will need a similar effort tonight as they head to Decatur St. Teresa. That game will be live around 7pm on The Big 1520AM and 92.3FM WHOW and on DeWittDailyNews.com.

The Monticello Sages(4-2) are coming a sloppy Homecoming victory against Sullivan where the only they could get going offensively was their run game. The Sages defense was extremely impressive pitching a shutout in the 34-0 victory. Ryan Donahue led the way for Monticello, going for 292 yards on 20 carries and 2 TDs. Jacob Williams carried 11 times for 63 yards, he also carried back a fumble for a TD. The Sages make the trip to take on a tough Unity team this week, that ball game can be heard on 95.9 FM WEZC and also on dewittdailynews.com.

Other area games this week...

Okaw Valley (Black)
Shelbyville at Sullivan

Okaw Valley (Blue)
Argenta-Oreana vs. Macon-Meridian
Maroa-Forsyth at Tuscola
Warrensburg-Latham at Central A & M

Little Okaw Valley
Arthur.-Lovington at Oakland Tri-County
South Piatt at Arcola
East Central at Martinsville
Villa Grove at Cerro Gordo

Heart of Illinois
Tri-Valley at LeRoy
Flanagan- Cornell at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley
Lexington at Ridgeview
Dee-Mack at Blue Ridge
Fieldcrest at El Paso-Gridley
Tremont at Fisher

Big Twelve
Champaign Centennial at Bloomington
Decatur Eisenhower at Normal Community
Decatur MacArthur at Danville
Mattoon at Champaign Central
Urbana at Normal West

Central State Eight
Lincoln vs. Springfield

Corn Belt
Bloomington Central Catholic at Mahomet -Seymour
Prairie Central at Pontiac
Normal U-High at Rantoul
Olympia at Eureka

Sangamon Valley
Champaign St. Thomas More at Paxton-Buckley-Loda
Watseka at St. Joseph-Ogden

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