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Normal West running back Davion McQuirter fights for yardage while being brought down by Bloomington defender DeeJay Lewis during their Big 12 Conference game Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at West. McQuirter scored a touchdown with 4:23 left to lift the Wildcats to a 17-14 victory over the Purple Raiders.

Champaign vs. West

Time: 7 p.m. Friday

Place: Normal

Records: Champaign Central 5-2, 5-1 in Big 12; Normal West 6-1, 5-1

FYI: Normal West, ranked No. 8 in Class 6A, clinched a playoff berth last week with a 36-8 win over Peoria Manual at Peoria ... RB Davion McQuirter ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns, boosting his season totals to 713 yards and nine TDs ... Junior QB Carson Camp threw for two scores and tops the area with 1,394 yards passing ... Champaign Central is tied with West for second in the Big 12 after edging Peoria High, 21-20, last week ... RB Tarell Evans has 726 yards rushing and seven TDs.

BHS vs. Peoria High

Time: 7 p.m. Friday

Place: Peoria

Records: Bloomington 5-2, 4-2 in Big 12: Peoria High 4-3, 4-2

FYI: BHS seeks to lock up its first playoff berth since 2013 ... The Purple Raiders were sparked by defensive end Ben Wright's 70-yard fumble return for a touchdown in last week's 56-28 win over Peoria Notre Dame ... BHS QB Griffin Moore has completed 71 percent of his passes for 1,339 yards and 17 TDs ... Two of Peoria's losses have been by one point: 33-32 to Normal West and 21-20 to Champaign Central.

NCHS vs. Centennial

Time: 7 p.m. Friday

Place: Champaign

Records: Normal Community 6-1, 6-0 in Big 12; Champaign Centennial 2-5, 2-4

FYI: NCHS comes in ranked eighth in Class 7A after downing Danville, 36-8, last week ... The Ironmen clinched their 23rd straight playoff berth ... TE Max Lowery had three catches for 122 yards and a touchdown ... Connor Lay has a team-high 16 receptions and also has rushed for 366 yards ... Centennial is coming off a 28-0 nonconference loss to Lincoln-Way Central ... Chargers' QB Dayton Coleman has thrown for 1,293 yards and 11 TDs.

IVC vs. Central

Time: 7 p.m. Friday

Place: Bill Hundman Memorial Field, Bloomington

Records: IVC 3-4, 3-4 in Illini Prairie Conference; Central Catholic 0-7, 0-7

FYI: IVC kept its playoff hopes alive last week with a 19-14 victory over St. Joseph-Ogden ... The Grey Ghosts seek their second playoff bid in three years ... Central was tied last week with Rantoul in the fourth quarter before the Eagles scored the final two touchdowns in a 42-28 win over the Saints ... RB Reece Seidl rolled up 206 yards on 36 carries ... QB Jonathon Naour and WR Liam Brady hooked up on two TD passes.

Springfield vs. U High

Time: 7 p.m. Friday

Place: Hancock Stadium

Records: Springfield 4-3, 4-3 in Central State Eight Conference; University High 1-6, 1-6 

FYI: U High plays its home finale after losing at unbeaten and state-ranked Chatham Glenwood last week, 49-21 ... The Pioneers scored three second-half touchdowns, including two Dawson Brooks to Parker Mathieson passes ... Brooks has thrown for 1,100 yards and Mathieson has 22 catches for 353 yards ... Springfield QB Rashad Rochelle has 1,503 yards passing and 19 touchdowns ... RB Justin Bivens II has run for 849 yards and 11 TDs.

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— Compiled by Randy Kindred


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