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East St. Louis triumphed over Belleville East 68-3 Saturday at Belleville East.

Rushing played a key role in the win for East St. Louis. Leading rushers were Tyler Macon, DaMonta Witherspoon each with two rushing touchdowns, Jaden Hale and Quaran Williams each with a rushing touchdown.

Also adding offensive numbers for East St. Louis were Antonio Johnson with two receiving touchdowns, Lawaun Powell Jr. with a receiving touchdown and Jemarionte Burgges with a returning touchdown. Alex Maxim led Belleville East with a field goal.

East St. Louis (8-0) plays at Naperville Central on Friday at 7 p.m. Belleville East (2-6) will be away at Granite City on Friday at 7 p.m.

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