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L-W East Football HQ: Fast Start Put Griffins Ahead of Montini, Defense Kept Them There

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2012 Season Coverage

Week 1:

Game Recaps

L-W East 31, Carmel 6 (Week 1): After a slow first quarter, Lincoln-Way East showed why it went 10-0 last season. Quarterback Tom Fuessel showed poise and agility by scrambling and then tossing a 61-yard touchdown pass to start the scoring for the Griffins on the first play after the defense recovered a fumble. That same stifling defense also put points on the board after a blocked punt and after defensive lineman Cody Hoffman stripped the ball from the Carmel QB and ran it for 39 yards.

L-W East 20, Montini Catholic 14 (Week 2): L-W East's defense shut down Montini Catholic, and the Griffins' offense struck early with consecutive touchdown drives on their first two possessions, the Chicago Tribune reports. L-W East quarterback Tom Fuessel had 16 carries for 113 yards, with five rushes for more than 8 yards, the report continued. In the fourth quarter, linebacker Kyle Langenderfer sacked Montini quarterback Alex Wills, and the junior left the field on a stretcher and did not return, the report stated. .

2012 Schedule

All games at 7:30 p.m. Fridays unless otherwise noted. Check back each week for updated results, records and links to game coverage and scores from around the area. Scores and results courtesy of IHSA.org.

Date

H/A

Opponent

Result

Record (Conference)

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Aug. 24

H

Carmel (Mundelein)

W, 31-6

1-0 (0-0)

Aug. 31

A

Montini (Lombard)

W, 20-14

2-0 (0-0)

Sept. 7

A

Lockport

 

 

 

Sept. 14 H Homewood-Flossmoor

Sept. 21 (7:15 p.m. start)

A

Sandburg

 

 

 

Sept. 28

H

Bolingbrook

 

 

 

Oct. 5

H

 

 

 

Oct. 13 (1 p.m. Saturday game)

A

Joliet

 

 

 

Oct. 19

H

Joliet West

 

 

 

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