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IL Sports Report: Week of October 11, 2021

Team of the week

Lincoln Prep Football

The Lincoln Prep Blue Tigers are once again the IL Team of the Week for their 27-26 last second victory Friday night at Maryville. The undefeated Blue Tigers scored 24 unanswered points after falling behind 14-0 in the 1st quarter to the Spoofhounds. Lincoln Prep junior QB Zackary Shelby was 8 of 11 passing for 138 yards and 2 TDs passing while rushing for another. Senior WR D’eaven Roberson and junior WR Alonzo Byrd each scored TDs receiving, while sophomore RB John Price carried 11 times for 92 yards. Junior kicker Mohaimin Alwaely kicked a 33 yard field goal in the 3rd quarter and sealed the one point win with a 19 yard field goal as time expired.

LCPA Football Team  Photos by Renee Smith
Andres Rodriguez and Justin White NEHS

Athletes of the week

Andres Rodriguez and Justin White - NE Football

Congratulations to the Interscholastic League Co-Athletes of the Week, seniors Justin White and Andres Rodriguez of the Northeast Vikings football team. In Friday night’s 28-0 win over the East Bears, Rodriguez, the last of three brothers to quarterback for the Vikings dating back to 2015, threw for over 250 yards and 4 touchdowns, while also intercepting a pass on defense. White was on the receiving ceiving end of over 150 yards and 3 of those touchdowns as the Vikings earned their second win on the season and guaranteed an undefeated conference season with only Central and East on the schedule in 2021. The win also ties for the most wins at Northeast since the 2013-14 season with home games remaining versus the Pembroke Hill Raiders (4-3) and the J.C. Harmon Hawks (0-3).


Middle School Update

The Northeast Middle School Titans soccer team defeated Frontier 8-0 on Saturday, Oct. 9 to improve to 2-0-1. Echa Dunia scored 3 goals, while Theirry Ngabonziza and Paulo Abandilwa added 2 each. The Titans will play FLA Oct. 16 for a chance to advance to the Final Four with LCPA Middle School, who defeated FLA last week. Meanwhile, the Lincoln Middle volleyball team earned the #1 seed for the KC Metro Tournament this week at Paseo & Tolbert. And congratulations to Michael, Julian, Rasheed, Henro, Flo, Bridget and Zoe of Lincoln Middle Cross Country, who all finished in the Top 20 at last week’s meet.

Cross Country Soars

The Lincoln Prep cross country team placed 1st in the White Division at the Gans Creek Invitational in Columbia, beating 2nd place by an astounding 111 points. Sophomore Isaac Rivera won the meet and is bound to be the #4 ranked runner in Class 4.

Payton State-Bound

Sophomore Leiloni Payton of Lincoln Prep is headed to the Missouri Sectional and State Tennis tournament for the second time on October 14-15. Payton and a large group of seniors led the Blue Tiger tennis team to a 9-6 season, placing 3rd at Districts.

NEMS Soccer  Photo by La-Toya Sheppard
LCPA CrossCountry Team
Leiloni Payton LCPA  Photos by Mia Fraipont

IL Season Records

IL Football

Place Team Conf. Rec. Overall
1st Lincoln Prep 1-0 7-0
2nd Northeast 2-0 2-5
3rd Central 1-2 1-6
4th East 0-3 0-6
5th Southeast 1-0 1-2

IL Boys Soccer

Place Team Conf. Rec. Overall
1st Lincoln Prep 3-0 7-3
2nd East 0-1 3-7-2
3rd Northeast 0-2 0-13

IL Girls Volleyball

Place Team Conf. Rec. Overall
1st Lincoln Prep 5-0 11-12
2nd Northeast 3-1 5-5
3rd East 2-3 3-9-1
4th Central 0-3 2-5
5th Southeast 0-4 1-6

Upcoming Schedule of IL Athletics/Events

Date Time Event Location
10/11 3:45 East Cross Country Swope Park
10/11 5:00 Paseo MS Volleyball vs Central MS Paseo Academy
10/11 6:00 FLA MS Volleyball vs ACCPA Paseo Academy
10/11 7:00 Lincoln Volleyball vs Notre Dame ND de Sion
10/12 5:00 Northeast Soccer vs East Northeast
10/12 5:00 East Volleyball vs Southeast Anderson
10/12 5:00 Central Volleyball vs Northeast Central
10/12 7:00 Lincoln Volleyball @ Pembroke Hill Pembroke Hill
10/13 TBD MS Volleyball Tournament Paseo/Tolbert
10/13 5:00 East Soccer vs Lincoln East
10/13 5:00 Central Volleyball vs Wyandotte Central
10/13 5:00 Northeast Volleyball vs Kauffman Northeast
10/13 6:00 East Volleyball vs Ruskin Smith Hale MS
10/14 TBD Lincoln & Central Cross Country Warrensburg
10/14 7:00 Northeast Football @ PH Pembroke Hill
10/15 7:00 Lincoln Football vs Central Lincoln Prep
10/15 7:00 East Football vs Chilicothe East
10/16 TBD KC Metro MS Volleyball Final Four Kauffman
10/16 12:50 Lincoln MS Soccer vs Kauffman Northeast HS
10/16 2:10 Northeast MS Soccer vs FLA Northeast HS
10/16 TBD Lincoln Volleyball Tournament Topeka - HP
10/16 8:30 am East Cross Country vs West Platte Platte Ridge PK