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Week 3 of HOIC Football included cross-over games between divisions. The Large Division triumphed in 3 of the 5 matchups with GCMS defeating Heyworth 34-7, Fieldcrest rolling past Tremont 42-7, and EPG shutting out Ridgeview-Lexington 32-0. The Small Division took the other two games with Fisher defeating Tri-Valley 29-23 and LeRoy edging Dee-Mack 7-6. Eureka won its out-of-conference matchup with Chicago Quest 56-14.
Week 4 means a return to division games with the game of the week featuring undefeated Fieldcrest hosting GCMS, winners of 31 consecutive games. Other Large Division games feature Dee-Mack traveling to Eureka and EPG hosting Tri-Valley. In the Small Division, Tremont visits LeRoy, Heyworth hosts Ridgeview-Lexington, and Fisher hosts Madison in an out-of-conference game.
Five HOIC volleyball teams remain unbeaten in conference play after one week of action. Dee-Mack, EPG, Eureka, Fieldcrest, and Tri-Valley all carry unblemished records into the second week of conference play. Play continues with Tuesday and Thursday conference matches this week. None of the unbeatens will square off head to head this week, however.
Week 2 of the 2019 football season was the first week of division match-ups within the HOIC. In the Large Division, GCMS (2-0 overall, 1-0 HOIC) won its 30th consecutive game with a 35-10 victory over Eureka (1-1, 0-1). Fieldcrest (2-0, 1-0) shutout Tri-Valley (0-2, 0-1) 25-0 and Dee-Mack (1-1, 1-0) shutout EPG (0-2, 0-1) 20-0. In the Small Division, Tremont (2-0, 0-1) scored late to down Fisher (1-1, 0-1) 14-7, Ridgeview-Lexington (2-0, 1-0) edged LeRoy (0-2, 0-1) 14-6, and Heyworth (2-0, 0-0) won a non-conference game 34-6 over Monmouth United.
Week 3 features crossover games between divisions. Ridgeview-Lexington travels to EPG, Tri-Valley hosts Fisher, GCMS visits Heyworth, Dee-Mack is on the road at LeRoy, and Fieldcrest hosts Tremont. Eureka hosts Chicago Quest on Saturday afternoon in a non-conference match-up.
The 2019 football season opened with a slate of non-conference games for HOIC teams. Three match-ups saw HOIC schools facing off against one another across divisions. Eureka shut out LeRoy 28-0, Heyworth downed EPG 22-6, and Tremont defeated rival Dee-Mack 31-7. In other non-conference games, Fisher blasted Hoopeston Area 57-0, Ridgeview-Lexington defeated Rockford Christian 36-7, Fieldcrest dominated Reed-Custer 47-7, GCMS took down rival PBL 32-8, and Tri-Valley fell to Decatur St. Teresa 41-0.
Division play begins in week 2. Large Division match-ups will be EPG at Dee-Mack, Eureka at GCMS, and Fieldcrest at Tri-Valley. Small Division games will be Fisher at Tremont and LeRoy at Ridgeview-Lexington. Heyworth will travel to Monmouth United for a non-conference game.
For more details, click the link to week 1 game summaries from the Pantagraph.