Category: Touchdown

Limestone junior running back Dominic Johnson’s career high 257 yards rushing on 33 carries put the Rockets (3-0) in position to beat the visiting Pekin Dragons 35-28 Friday night at Frank C. Leach Stadium. Johnson had a 72-yard run that set up Jaylon Moore’s 9-yard TD run that put Limestone up 20-7 in the second. Jaren Stewart’s 3-yard run gave Limestone a 20-14 lead in the third. Senior quarterback Adam Schmitt, completed 11 of 16 passes for 166 yards. He was 6-for-6 after halftime. Pekin senior quarterback Chase Poole rushed for two TDs and threw for 167 yards. His first TD pass, 7 yards to Ethan Swanson, cut Pekin’s deficit to 28-21 late in the third quarter.

-Bob


Peoria Notre Dame (8-3) never trailed Saturday night and ran all over the Macomb Bombers (9-2) 41-21 in the second round of the IHSA Class 4A playoffs at historic Peoria Stadium. Irish junior running back Aaron Sanders led ND with 121 yards, on 11 carries and sophomore Andy Shadid rushed for three touchdowns. Quarterback Dom Comfort had a TD and 51 of the teams 260 yards on the ground. Macomb was led by senior running back Jarod Rockhold with 163 yards rushing and a 87 yard run for a touchdown. The Irish advance to the third round of the playoffs and square-off against top ranked Rochester (10-1) November 10th at home.

-Bob

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