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Farmington Overpowers Illini West 54-6

Farmington scored early and often against the Illini West Chargers football team last Friday night, September 17th.

Farmington scored 2 touchdowns in each quarter of the game.

Farmington amassed 525 yards offensively while holding Illini West to 128 yards of offense. Farmington had 384 yards rushing and 140 yards gained by the pass.

Illini West had 125 yards rushing and only 3 yards in the air.

Nick Manzo scored the only Illini West touchdown on a 1 yard run in the second quarter.

Farmington garnered 22 first downs and Illini West managed 10 first downs.

For Illini West, Lance Belshaw gained 59 yards on 6 carries. Ethan James gained 45 yards on 19 carries and Nick Manzo gained 26 yards on 8 carries.

Jacob Carpenter had the only reception for a gain of 3 yards for Illini West.

Also for Illini West Max Dittmer had 3 kickoff returns for 28 yards. Jacob Carpenter had 2 kickoff returns for 11 yards and Jerick LeMaire had 1 return for 4 yards.

For Illini West defensively Ethan James led in the tackle department with 11 solo tackles and 4 assists. Lance Belshaw had 5 solo and 1 assist. Peyton Brown had 3 solo and 1 assist, and Drake Mudd also had 3 solo tackles.

Illii West will host Rushville-Industry on Friday, September 24th at Carthage at 7 p.m.