PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD/WYZZ) — Week five of the spring high school football season saw some major fireworks.
In the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament, Peoria High outlasts Normal West in a thriller, 40-33, to advance to the championship game. Normal Community lost at Quincy Notre Dame 23-5. That sets up a Peoria High vs. Quincy Notre Dame matchup in Week 6: that game will be played in Quincy at 7 p.m. on April 23.
In the Mid-Illini Conference, Washington beat Canton 46-14 as the Panthers improve to 5-0 on the season. Dunlap and Morton also picked up victories. Noteably for the Potters, junior running back Seth Glatz rushed for 368 yards and scores 7 touchdowns.
In small school football, Princeville improves to 5-0 with a rivalry win over Stark County, Farmington won a battle of state-ranked teams, and U-High scores 63 points in a win over Champaign Central. Enjoy the highlights!
WEEK 5 SCORES:
Peoria High 40, Normal West 33
Quincy Notre Dame 23, Normal Community 5
Peoria Notre Dame 42, Danville 7
Washington 46, Canton 14
Dunlap 42, Limestone 14
Morton 49, East Peoria 15
Princeville 51, Stark County 16
Farmington 49, Kewanee 20
South Fulton 32, Elmwood-Brimfield 30
Monticello 42, Olympia 12
Normal U-High 63, Champaign Central 12
Prairie Central 47, Pontiac 6
St. Joseph Ogden 22, Central Catholic 3