There certainly isn’t an ESPNChicago.com Prep Athlete of the Week jinx.
Just days after receiving the honor, Plainfield North’s Kapri Bibbs rushed for a state-record 520 yards and seven touchdowns in a win over Oswego on Friday.
Bibbs’ performance tops another highlight-filled week.
1) Bibbs could fill all five top-playmaker slots with the game he had Friday. Colorado State is probably feeling pretty good about its future running back.
2) Maine South sophomore Matt Alviti has the makings of another star quarterback for the Hawks. He threw for 307 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for two more in Maine South’s 49-8 win over Evanston.
3) Plainfield South wide receiver Alex Flores caught four passes for 191 yards and three touchdowns in his team’s 59-20 win over Plainfield Central.
4) Loyola junior quarterback Malcolm Weaver was 18 for 29 for 396 yards and six touchdowns in Loyola’s 49-27 win over Brother Rice.
5) Lincoln-Way East wide receiver J.J. Robertson had touchdown catches of 60 and 77 yards in the Griffins’ 30-14 win over Sandburg on Friday.
1) Glenbrook South’s John Strickland intercepted two passes in the Titans’ 30-0 win over Waukegan. He also ran for 161 yards.
2) Vernon Hills’ defense shut out its sixth consecutive opponent Saturday with a 48-0 win over Wauconda. The Cougars have outscored opponents 288-0 this season.
3) Fenwick’s Joe Kelly had three interceptions in the Friars’ 17-7 win over Providence on Saturday.
4) Bartlett picked off five passes in its 42-23 upset win over South Elgin.
5) Crystal Lake South had two sacks and two interceptions in its 28-14 win over Jacobs. The Gators have allowed 58 points this season.
1) York 26, Lyons 16: York is off to its best start in school history after the Dukes knocked off previously-unbeaten Lyons. York running back Ryan Kent rushed for 140 of his 195 yards in the second half.
2) Lemont 37, Tinley Park 33: Lemont’s Clayton Fejedelem returned a punt for a 67-yard touchdown with 11 seconds remaining to defeat Tinley Park.
3) Stevenson 24, Lake Zurich 23: Stevenson drove down the field and scored with three seconds remaining to upset Lake Zurich on the road.
4) Hubbard 24, Amundsen 14: Hubbard rallied from a 6-0 halftime deficit for the win. The undefeated Greyhounds were led by Jonathan McClellan’s 236 rushing yards and three touchdowns.
5) Barrington 34, Schaumburg 32: The Broncos stopped Schaumburg on a two-point conversion with 46 seconds left to pull out the Mid-Suburban West win. Quarterback Matt LeMire threw four touchdowns in the victory.