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Saturday's Prep Roundup: Aurora Christian football creams another city foe

Published: Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 6:33 p.m. CDT • Updated: Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 7:03 p.m. CDT

AURORA – The Aurora Christian football team picked up its second blowout win against a Chicago Public League opponent in a five-day span, clocking Chicago Urban Prep on Saturday, 55-0.

Quarterback Austin Bray threw for three touchdowns, running back Legend Smith ran for three touchdowns and linebacker Dan Clapp returned a fumble for a touchdown in the win.

Eagles coach Don Beebe said his team's defense was "smothering" and said he thinks Aurora Christian has created nine turnovers while only committing one offensively through two games.

Aurora Christian (2-0) rolled despite a short turnaround from Tuesday's rescheduled game against DuSable.

Aurora Central Catholic 42, Bogan 7: At Chicago, ACC (2-0) rolled in its first game action of the season.

Julian Rios rushed for about 80 yards and three touchdowns and also had a receiving TD. Brian Bohr rushed for about 75 yards.

The Chargers defense picked up four turnovers, including an interception from Cody Ekstrom.

The Chargers won by forfeit Week 1 against Oostburg (Wis.).


Conant Early Bird Invitational: St. Francis defended its tournament title, defeating Lake Zurich in the semifinal and St. Charles East in the championship match.

Spartans coach Peg Kopec said St. Francis (6-1) was led by "exceptional serving" from Lisa Mordell and strong play at the net from Molly Haggerty. 

East (7-1) got eight kills from junior Mikaela Mosquera and 22 assists from Carly Jimenez in a semifinal win against Pius (Wis.).


Barrington Invite: Marmion (2-3-1) closed the tournament with a 1-0 win against St. Charles North, scoring off a Flynn Collins goal (Gavin Sanchez assist) with about 12 minutes left in the second half. North falls to 1-4 overall.

Batavia 1, Streamwood 0: At Batavia, the host Bulldogs nipped Streamwood in UEC River play.

St. Charles East 7, Metea Valley 0: At St. Charles, East (3-0-1) cruised in the UEC crossover.


Batavia Invitational: St. Charles North placed eighth in the tournament, led by a round of 77 from Matt Samuelson.


Pekin Invite: Batavia won the eight-team invitational. Amelia Cogan and Jenny Mizikar were the No. 1 doubles champions.

Fremd Invite: St. Charles East placed second in the tournament, which was won by Fenwick. East's Haydyn Jones and Kelsie Roberton won the No. 1 doubles draw. 

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