Chris Brown found the end zone four times and Monticello scored all its touchdowns off turnovers as they rolled past Mattoon 43-0 on a soggy Saturday afternoon in non-conference high school football action from Monticello High School.
Chris Brown scored touchdowns with runs of 3, 35, and 10 yards and returned an interception for a touchdown. Brown, who has struggled to get going through the first three weeks of the season, finished with 71 yards on eight carries.
Joey Sprinkle connected with Hayden Graham on a 55-yard touchdown on a receiver bubble screen pass. Graham finished with two catches for 67 yards and Sprinkled finished 4-for-11 with 74 yards and a touchdown and interception.
Monticello improves to 4-0 on the season and Mattoon drops to 1-3.
The Sages travel to Olympia next Friday for an Illini Prairie Conference matchup at 7 pm. Hear the action on 95.9 FM WEZC and online at dewittdailynews.com.