Football: Romeoville rolls past Minooka 34-21
By Mike Fitzgerald For Sun-Times Media October 25, 2013 11:32PM
Updated: October 26, 2013 6:59PM
Romeoville 34, Minooka 21
Romeoville (5-4, 4-3) completed a turnaround from an 0-9 season a year ago after the Spartans defeated host Minooka (3-6, 2-5) in the Southwest Prairie Conference.
Spartans defensive end Anthony Love forced two fumbles. He recovered Indians quarterback Jacob Czerniakowski’s fumble at the Romeoville 48. Two plays later, the Spartans scored to make it 20-7.
Romeoville quarterback Kelvin Jones threw three touchdown passes and rushed for one score. He threw for 316 yards in the first half and 349 yards for the game. He threw TD passes of 75 and 51 yards to Chuck Hunter.
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Hunter caught eight passes for 262 yards. Minooka running back Nate Gunn rushed for 184 yards and two touchdowns.
“We had our backs against the wall. We had to win out to get in (the playoffs). We really came together these last two weeks with solid performances. We’re playing good football, and we’re excited to find out who we play.” — Romeoville coach Jeff Kuna