Elmhurst Football Report


IC Catholic Prep football becomes playoff eligible

York football team drops conference game to Oak Park-River Forest.

By Mike Miazga


The IC Catholic Prep football team made itself playoff eligible after a key 15-7 Metro Suburban Conference West Division victory over Riverside-Brookfield in Riverside.

IC Catholic Prep moved to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in MSC West play. R-B came into the game unbeaten at 5-0.

Sophomore quarterback Luke Ricobene completed 14 of 24 passes for 181 yards and two touchdowns.

Jordan Rowell caught four passes for 81 yards and one touchdown. Matt Sutton had two catches for 13 yards and a touchdown. Luke Calles caught four balls for 37 yards and Pat Jordan had four catches for 27 yards.

Rowell ran the ball 21 times for 79 yards, while Lazerick Eatman had seven carries for 22 yards.

On defense, Jim Kenneally led the way with 12 tackles. He had a tackle for loss and two quarterback sacks. Anthony Silva and Kemon Reese each had 10 tackles. Jordan and Jeremy Annicella each had eight tackles.

Robert Vitek added a quarterback sack, while Sutton had two interceptions. Jose Rodriguez also had an interception. Sutton and Kenneally each had a fumble recovery.

IC Catholic Prep can clinch an automatic playoff berth Friday at 7:15 p.m. with a win on the road against Wheaton Academy.

York football

The York football team suffered a 21-6 West Suburban Conference Silver Division loss at home to Oak Park-River Forest in Week 6 action.

The loss dropped the Dukes to 2-4 overall and 0-3 in WSC Silver action.

Oak Park-River Forest improved to 6-0 on the season.

York returns to action Friday in Hillside against Proviso West in another WSC Silver contest.