Coming off homecoming victories last Friday night, the Clinton Maroons and Cerro Gordo Bement Broncos will take different paths into their Friday night matchups.
The Maroons remain at home as they play host to Decatur St. Teresa. At 2-2 on the season, the Maroons look to continue to build on the momentum they've built after a 13-9 victory over Central A&M last week on homecoming night. The Bulldogs come into the matchup tonight at 3-1 with a big week two victory over power Maroa-Forsyth in Maroa.
Tonight's ballgame is set for a 7 pm start time. It can be heard on The Big 1520 AM/92.3 FM WHOW and online at dewittdailynews.com.
Coming off a dominant performance over Decatur LSA, the Cerro-Gordo Bement Broncos will travel west for a matchup with new Little-Okaw Valley Conference member Niantic Sangamon Valley.
In the first year of the Little Okaw being split into two divisions, the non-divisional opponents will meet coming off very different starts to the season, but with identical 2-2 marks.
Sangamon Valley picked up dominating victories in their first two weeks, but have come up short the last two.
Cerro Gordo-Bement, who celebrated part one of two homecoming games last week, fell just short of a 2-0 start with losses to Oakland Tri-County and Pawnee, but have looked sharp since, with wins over Toledo-Cumberland and Decatur LSA.
Game time tonight from Niantic, due west of Decatur, is set for 7 pm. Live action can be heard on 95.9 FM WEZC and online at dewittdailynews.com.
Other week five games across the area tonight...
Decatur St. Teresa at Clinton
Meridian at SullivanOkaw Valley
Tuscola at Central A & M
Warrensburg-Latham at Shelbyville
Little Okaw Valley (Northwest)
Arcola at Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond
Argenta-Oreana at Decatur LSA
Little Okaw Valley (Southeast)
Martinsville at Palestine
Oakland Tri-County at Toledo Cumberland
Villa Grove-Heritage at Oblong
Champaign St. Thomas More at Rantoul
Maroa-Forsyth at Tolono Unity
Monticello at St. Joseph-Ogden
Heart of Illinois
Tri-Valley at Deer-Mack
El Paso-Gridley at Flanagan-Cornell-Cornell-Woodland
Heyworth at Tremont
Lexington at Fisher
Fieldcrest at Ridgeview
Central State Eight
Decatur Eisenhower at Jacksonville
Rochester at Springfield Southeast
Springfield at Decatur MacArthur
Springfield Lanphier at Chatham Glenwood
Springfield (Sacred Heart-Griffin) at Lincoln
Bloomington at Champaign Centennial
Champaign Central at Normal Community
Danvilleat Normal West
Bloomington Central Catholic at Pontiac
Eureka at Olympia
Prairie Central vs. Normal U-High at Hancock Stadium, Normal
Mahomet-Seymour at Illinois Valley Central
Limestone at Washington
Canton at Metamora
Dunlap at Morton
Pekin at East Peoria
Non-Conference action tonight...
Galesburg vs. Peoria Notre Dame at Richwoods Stadium
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley at Paxton-Buckley-Loda
Hampshire at Urbana
LeRoy at Concord Triopia (Sat.)
Peoria at Rock Island
Peoria Richwoods at Peoria Manual