Saturday, November 17, 2012
Montini 40, JCA 37: Joe Borsellino scored three second-half touchdowns as the Broncos rallied to overtake the Hilltoppers Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Joliet.
Breaking It Down: Joe Borsellino didn’t have Ty Isaac-like numbers. Borsellino did have the one thing Isaac wanted most—the ‘W’ that went with Montini’s scintillating 40-37 victory over Joliet Catholic Academy in the Class 5A football semifinals Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Joliet. Borsellino scored three second-half touchdowns as the Broncos overcame deficits of 21-7 and 31-14. He converted on a fourth-and-2 play from the JCA 17 with 55 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Two plays later, he scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard lunge with 30.8 remaining. JCA took over and moved the ball to the Montini 43 before its last-ditch drive stalled following three straight incompletions. One of Craig Slowik's passes during the series was …
Hilltoppers take on powerhouse Montini in Class 5A semifinal matchup.
To get back to Champaign, Joliet Catholic Academy's football team will go back to the drawing board against a familar foe. JCA (8-4) takes on Lombard Montini (10-2) at 1 p.m. Saturday in a Class 5A semifinal game at Memorial Stadium in Joliet. When the two last met, Montini came out the winner, 70-45, in a shootout for the 5A state title last November. JCA's Ty Isaac rushed for 515 yards and scored six touchdowns—but it was all for naught. Isaac's status for Saturday's rematch is uncertain. He aggravated a groin injury in JCA's 21-20 overtime victory over Lincoln-Way West. Montini advanced with a 42-27 victory over Woodstock Marian Central. The winner moves on to play in the Class 5A state championship game at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24…
Friday, October 5, 2012
Can't make it to the game? No worries, we're streaming it live on Patch.
Check out the action starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday night as Joliet Catholic (5-2) takes on Carmel Catholic (2-5.)