Each week, The State Journal-Register will take a look at the top-performing teams and players from Friday night games across the Springfield area.
Jack Knudson, Chatham Glenwood
The senior quarterback completed 14 of 17 passes for 297 yards and threw for five touchdowns in Glenwood's 56-14 home win over Lanphier in the Central State Eight Conference. Knudson got the Titans out to a 35-7 lead in the first half when he a threw a TD pass to Miles Stapleton (17 yards), Drew Dwyer (28 yards) and a couple TDs to Logan Tomlinson that went for 33 and 34 yards. His final passing touchdown went to Gavin Simmons for 19 yards, and the Class 6A seventh-ranked Titans improved to 5-1.
James Harris, Lanphier
The senior running back carried the ball 15 times for 168 yards and two touchdowns as Lanphier lost at Chatham Glenwood 56-14 in the CS8. Harris' touchdowns went for 23 and 11 yards and he averaged 11.2 yards per carry.
Danny Skelton, Pleasant Plains
The junior quarterback ran for 160 yards and two TDs and completed 10 of 17 passing attempts for 117 yards and two scores. He also caught two passes from Seth Kieninger, the secondary QB, for 41 yards. He reeled off a 58-yard TD run for a 14-0 halftime lead and dispensed several tacklers again 18 yards for a 36-6 advantage in the fourth. His longest touchdown pass went 23 yards to Carter Durako in the third. Durako finished with five catches for 58 yards and one TD.
High school football Week 6: Scores from around the Springfield area
Kaden Brown and Zane Hogan, North Mac
The quarterback-running back combo racked up 428 yards of total offense and the Class 2A fifth-ranked Panthers (6-0) trounced host Greenville 50-14 in South Central Conference play. Brown, the senior QB, completed 8 of 9 passes for 150 yards and had touchdown throws of 9 and 48 yards. He added 10 rushes for 148 yards, including a 54-yard TD run that started the scoring. The senior running back Hogan rushed eight times for 130 yards and his two TDs went for 60 and 43 yards.
Jake Seman and Ethan Hinds, Williamsville
The quarterback Seman and wide receiver Hinds combined for seven touchdowns and Williamsville — ranked second in Class 3A — rolled past New Berlin 48-14 in the Sangamo Conference. Seman threw for 372 yards on 23 of 36 attempts and two of his five passing touchdowns went to Hinds for 44 and 85 yards. Seman also had two rushing TDs and finished with 60 yards on 15 carries. Hinds caught 11 passes for 214 yards.
Treshaun Lancaster, Auburn
The junior running back had four touchdowns, including a TD reception, and carried Auburn (4-2) to a 47-19 home win over Riverton in the Sangamo Conference. Lancaster had TD runs of 66, 4 and 2 yards, and he finished the night with 187 yards on 23 attempts. His one catch was a 30-yard touchdown from quarterback Talin Kern in the third quarter.
Darren Stevens, Lincoln
The junior quarterback connected on 8 of 11 passes for 123 yards and a touchdown as Lincoln went on the road to defeat Mattoon 27-7 in the Apollo Conference. Stevens' 14-yard TD pass to Jaden Leadley increased Lincoln's lead to 20-7 in the third quarter. Junior running back Kion Karson had two scores and finished with 76 yards rushing, giving the Railsplitters (3-3) an important victory.
The Carlinville Defense
The Cavaliers defense held Piasa Southwestern to 180 total yards and recorded four sacks to post a 14-0 shutout win at Carlinville in the South Conference. Jake Schwartz had 13 tackles, four solo and two sacks. Declan Braley had two sacks and eight tackles (two solo) and Zach Reels contributed 13 tackles (two solo) as Carlinville evened its record at 3-3.
The Havana Offense
Senior running back Dane Olson rushed for 223 yards and scored four touchdowns and junior quarterback Brayden Barner threw for 154 yards and a touchdown to propel Havana past Abingdon-Avon 47-20 in a Prairieland Conference game. Barner also had a rushing TD and sophomore Eli Olson finished with 110 receiving yards to get Havana to 3-3.
Jaben Compton, Hillsboro
The senior running back posted 29 carries for 209 yards and five TDs in a 63-18 South Central Conference win over visiting Gillespie. Hillsboro (3-3) totaled 503 rushing yards. Junior Dylan Lessman added 140 rushing yards and two TDs while senior quarterback Zane Duff went 4 of 5 for 51 yards while adding 67 rushing yards and one TD. Jace Stewart pitched in 65 rushing yards and one TD.
This article originally appeared on State Journal-Register: IHSA football: Top performers from the Springfield, IL area for Week 6