Week 4 notebook: The best of the best

Here are the best of the best from Week 4.

Powers' playmakers

1) Mount Carmel running back Michael Banks is hard to catch when he gets going. He ran for 199 yards and two touchdowns in the Caravan's overtime win over Loyola. He had runs of 33, 57 and 82 yards against the Ramblers.

2) Plainfield North running back Kapri Bibbs has to be in the running for ESPNChicago.com's Player of the Year. He ran for another 306 yards and four touchdowns in the Tigers' win over Plainfield Central.

3) Minooka's 1-2 backfield punch was too much for Plainfield East. Running backs Kalvin Hill and Kyle Banks combined for 308 yards and six touchdowns in the Indians' win.

4) Prospect's Peter Bonahoom showed again why he's one of the area's most dynamic players. He ran for 206 yards and three touchdowns and returned a kickoff for a 97-yard touchdown in the Knights' win over Palatine.

5) Taft's Omar Ramirez, who is 5-4 and 145 pounds, ran for 148 yards and scored three touchdowns in the Eagles' win over Steinmetz.

Defensive delights

1) Lincoln-Way West's Kevin Kintzel had 11 tackles and one interception in the team's win over Thornridge. He also had two touchdown catches.

2) Glenbard North's defense held its fourth consecutive opponent to 14 points or less in Friday's 17-14 win over Wheaton North, which had scored 30-plus points heading into the game.

3) Notre Dame's Nick Bascom blocked a Benet punt, and Conner Gavin recovered the ball and scored for a key touchdown in the Dons' 35-31 win.

4) Stevenson's defense had seven sacks and forced three turnovers in the Patriots' shutout win over Mundelein.

5) Pat Foley recovered two Hinsdale Central fumbles, which both later lead to Lyons' touchdowns, in the Lions' conference win.

Five-star football

1) St. Rita 14, Fenwick 13: Mustangs defensive lineman Joe Filomeno stopped Fenwick quarterback Patrick Hart from entering the end zone for a 2-point conversion with 28.7 seconds remaining to give St. Rita the win.

2) Crystal Lake South 24, Prairie Ridge 20: Gators quarterback Drew Ormseth connected with Brad Walovitch for an 80-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to provide the difference in the game.

3) Carmel 31, Joliet Catholic 28: The Corsairs' defense held Joliet Catholic scoreless for nearly three quarters after a rough start in the all-important East Suburban Catholic game.

4) Elk Grove 36, Schaumburg 34: Quarterback Nick Meyer threw for 231 yard and three touchdowns and ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Grenadiers to the Mid-Suburban League upset win.

5) Richards 13, Shepard 12: Richards fought back from a 9-0 fourth-quarter deficit and pulled out the win when Andre Gallion dove for a 16-yard touchdown catch with 1:12 left in the game.