A thrilling 19-15 win last Friday night for No. 6 Monticello over No. 5 Prairie Centeral sent shockwaves through the Illini Prairie Conference as the Hawks were viewed as the prohibitive favorite to win the league and touchdown with only four seconds left allowed Monticello to come away with the win.
In the postgame, Monticello Coach Cully Welter said he was proud of the effort by his team, especially given the amount of injuries they battled coming into the week and then throughout the game.
Tonight, the Sages turn their attention to Rantoul who visits Monticello High School. Game time is 7 pm. Hear all the action on 95.9 FM WEZC and online at dewittdailynews.com.