Lake Forest heads into playoffs on winning note

Lake Forest 31, Warren 19

 

THE SKINNY

The Lake Forest (7-2, 4-2 NSC Lake) offense was too much for Warren (5-3-1, 2-3-1) in the second half Friday. The Scouts scored 17 unanswered points to begin the half, taking a lead of 31-7 with 8:07 left in the game.

 

TURNING POINT

Lake Forest’s first possession of the second half began on the Warren 49, and the Scouts scored in nine plays to take a 21-7 lead. Warren wouldn’t get any closer until 2:11 remaining in the game.

 

THE STAR

Lake Forest senior running back Hub Cirame carried the ball 26 times for 148 yards and two touchdowns. He also had five receptions for 40 yards, adding a receiving touchdown.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

Lake Forest outgained Warren 414-282 in total offense and had a 240-yard advantage on the ground.

 

QUOTABLE

“We were controlling the line of scrimmage offensively, and when you get the ball to the other side of the line without getting hit, that’s huge.” — Lake Forest coach Chuck Spagnoli

 

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About Jakub Rudnik

DePaul Journalism graduate student and Alma College alumni.