Yet one more weekend.
Friday is the start of the tip of the highschool soccer season, which wraps up its six-week run throughout Illinois.
Welcome to the Journal Star preps expertise for Week 6: Your one-stop store as we glance across the Peoria-area soccer panorama this ultimate weekend — together with information, notes and all of the scores.
All of the video games: Peoria’s high school football schedules, results for 2021
Metamora tops rival Washington
Metamora ended Washington’s unbeaten season with a 21-14 victory Friday at Malone Discipline.
Metamora’s T.J. Reising hauled in a 45-yard landing cross from backup quarterback Solomon Schwarz late within the third quarter and the Redbirds held on for the rivalry win.
Schwarz who took over early within the second quarter when starter Connor Willerton left the sport with a leg damage.
Reiser added one other TD and Schwarz additionally has a keeper rating for Metamora (3-1).
Thomas Borges and Nick Williams scored speeding touchdowns for Washington (5-1).
Peoria Excessive half approach to Massive 12 title
State-ranked Peoria Excessive leads Quincy Notre Dame 22-6 within the third quarter of the Massive 12 Convention event title recreation Friday in Quincy.
Eddie Clark has a 92-yard kickoff return for a rating, a 55-year landing run — and one other 40-yard run that arrange a 32-yard scoring run by quarterback Darius Beckum for the Lions, ranked No. 7 in Class 6A.
QND, ranked No. 1 statewide in Class 2A, has had three possessions deep in Peoria territory — two ended by turnovers on downs, and one other late within the second quarter ended by an interception.
QND trailed 16-0 at halftime, however answered by scoring of their first drive of the third quarter. However the Lions noticed Clark return the subsequent kickoff 92 yards for
Pekin goes out with a bang
Pekin closed out its season with a 40-8 win over East Peoria.
Drake Hawkins ran for 184 yards and three touchdowns to guide the Dragons, who additionally bought touchdowns from Brody Keene, Kanye Tyler and Wyatt Van Ness.
East Peoria quarterback Damien Brown accounted for 185 yards, ending 9-for-21 for 150 passing together with an 11-yard TD to Zyion Jones.
EP’s Mitch Ball caught three passes for 73 yards and added a game-high seven tackles on protection.
Peoria-area Week 6 scores
Friday’s video games
Metamora 21, Washington 14
Pekin 40, East Peoria 8
Morton at Limestone
BIG 12 TOURNAMENT
Championship: Peoria Excessive 16, Quincy Notre Dame 0 | 2Q
Comfort: Decatur MacArthur 41, Guide 0
Annawan/Wethersfield 22, Princeville 14 | H
Farmington 52, Elmwood/Brimfield 0 | H
Mount Zion at Illinois Valley Central
Saturday, April 24
Alden-Hebron at Lowpoint-Washburn Co-op, 1 p.m.
Dunlap at Canton, ccd.
Canton, Notre DameRichwoods and Peoria Heights will miss Week 6 due to COVID-19 protocols.
Searching for extra Week 6 previews?
Then click on over to our preview tales from this week, plus our recaps from the earlier soccer weekends.
Massive 12 title recreation:Peoria High, QND bring tested teams, coaching characters into showdown
Farmington’s final weapon: Dridyn Lewis is healthy and showing his importance to the Farmers
Week 6 preview:Things to watch in Peoria-area high school football
Virtual workouts, in-school bubbles and more
The pandemic has not spared the Peoria area during the Illinois High School Association’s first-ever spring football season.
Richwoods, Manual, Canton, Metamora, East Peoria, Elmwood, Farmington, Tremont and Peoria Heights all have suffered COVID-19 pauses.
When crisis has arrived, what followed have been opportunities to innovate and lead for many Peoria-area football programs.
What number of followers can go to video games?
With the Illinois Division of Well being guidelines setting 20 % capability for outside occasions, each highschool stadium is completely different. We checked round with just a few of the Peoria-area faculties. Here’s what we know.
All of the video games:Week-by-week schedule and results for Peoria-area high school football
Kickoff 2021: Peoria highschool soccer preview protection
Dig into the Journal Star’s preview protection of the 2021 season. We now have high gamers, returning coaches and far more.
Kickoff 2021:All of our preview stories in one place.