A busy Week 4 brings about some changes in the Week 5 Lake County Top 10. Team record and last week’s ranking in parentheses…
1. Lake Zurich (3-1, 1): The Bears didn’t have to take the field, getting a forfeit win over Lake Forest due to a teacher’s strike.
2. Stevenson (3-1, 4): Willie Bourbon scored two touchdowns as the Patriots pounded Grant 42-7. Bourbon completed just five passes for the game.
3. Lake Forest (3-1, 2): It was a disappointing week for the Scouts, who didn’t get a chance to stay undefeated after having to forfeit against Lake Zurich because of a teacher’s strike.
4. Lakes (3-1, 6): Direll Clark scored four touchdowns as the Eagles cruised to a 60-0 win over Round Lake. Lakes allowed only 100 yards of offense in the win.
5. Grant (3-1, 3): The Bulldogs had major injury issues with their top two quarterbacks out in a 42-7 loss at home to Stevenson.
6. North Chicago (4-0, 7): Arnold Shead had two touchdowns on offense and one on defense as the Warhawks scored 35 unanswered in a 35-7 win over Antioch.
7. Grayslake North (3-1, 8): AJ Fish was a one-man wrecking crew with over 270 yards passing and 210 rushing in a 41-7 win for the Knights over Johnsburg.
8. Antioch (2-2, 5): Austin Klotter ran for over 100 yards and scored the lone touchdown for the Sequoits in a 35-7 loss to North Chicago.
9. Wauconda (3-1, 9): Austin Piekarski caught seven passes and had two touchdowns as the Bulldogs won 20-14 over Vernon Hills.
10. Libertyville (3-1, NR): The Wildcats rallied for 14 down to defeat Warren 42-24. Jack Deichl threw for over 300 yards in the win.