Bills BlogUpdated Tuesday October 17, 2017 by Buffalo Grove Bills Youth Football and Cheerleading.
9 Bills Squads = 5 Bills Victories in Week#8.
Bantam Gold Lost 2-6
Feather Pac Won 33-14
Feather Gold Won 31-6
Middle Pac Black Won 25-0
Middle Gold Won 19-0
Middle Pac Yellow Lost 6-7
Light Gold Lost 0-20
Junior Varsity Yellow Lost 0-14
Junior Varsity Black Won 16-6
CONGRATULATIONS TO GERRY & TANIA!!!!!
The field might have been a mess but that didn't stop Gerry "G" Gastelum from getting down on one knee to ask Tania Cervantes to marry him. In front of her children, mother and friends....She said YES!!!!!
A big shout out to Chris Hurley for being our mascot. You were awesome out there!!! Thank you, Thank you!!!
A special Thank You to Jennifer Hubbard for taking time out to decorate the field for Homecoming. Jamie Benthusen...Bills Nation cannot thank you enough for everything you do!!!!
We are proud to report that as we complete week#8, the Bills are 46-17 as a program!
Concessions another successful weekend in concessions! Thank you to all our volunteers. HUGE THANKS to Julie Rausch, Elizabeth Hicks, Aki, Gerry, Hooge, bride-to-be Tania Cervantes and Jenny Fawcett who were a GIANT help this weekend. And, We would fall apart if it weren't for Jamie Benthusen.
Week 8 Reports
Bantam BIG10 Gold Coach Delevitt
The Bills Bantam Big 10 team didn't come out on the winning end in another tight game, but it was still a great homecoming for the boys. The boys loved running out of the tunnel and having their names announced. A big thanks to the parents who took the time to make posters, football signs, noise-makers, and all the other festive homecoming stuff! These young boys have worked hard all season long, and they have grown as individuals, and as a team. The amount of mud the boys were caked in after the game, showed just how hard they played. The defense ruled the day. Brody Delevitt with some big tackles in Barrington's backfield. Miles Tyer in on some big tackles, played his best defensive game of the season. David Graham stepped in at defensive end and helped stop the Barring running game. Dylan Fawcett with his usual jarring hits. Paul Holstein blitzed his way into Barrington's backfield. Anthony Alvarado, Lucas Caise, Jackson Clark, and Thomas Sweeney played big in the defensive interior. Brayden Sher kept Barrington's backs from getting outside. Nas Rasheed with a big hit. Dylan Nelson and Matthew Ravenscfraft broke through the line getting into Barrington's backfield. The Bantam Big 10 team will conclude the regular season at home next week against Antioch.
Featherweight BIG10 Gold Coach Hiller
Great Homecoming win for Bills Feather Gold yesterday at home versus Barrington.
Offensively the team dominated Barrington putting up 29 points. Fatman came to play yesterday scoring our first touchdown and running in the extra point. He also kicked in extra points after 2 more touchdowns and really put a hurt on Barrington's offense while playing defense. Great work Fatman! Donovan brought in 2 more touchdowns.one a well-executed middle screen pass by Luke Reddy. Luke Reddy showed great patience on the last touchdown pass to Alex Branas. Great work boys. A good Job as always to the O-line making holes and holding back Barrington Defense. Great runs by Griffin Suren, Jack Staub and Luke Benthusen. Excellent reception by Cam Crew hauling in the pass from Luke Reddy.
Defensively everyone worked hard to keep Barrington in check. The boys pinned them in the end zone resulting in a safety for another 2 points to put the game into courtesy. We saw some boys changing up positions and working hard. Great work all game from Luke Nelson! Great work by the linebackers and corners as well. Fatman again had a great game on defense taking out the receiver on the kick-off he had just kicked.
Thank you to Team Mom Jesica Benthusen for putting together a great homecoming for the boys. Thank you to all the parents who contributed to the Homecoming Feast! it was all delicious.
Let’s work really hard this week as we prepare to face Antioch in our last regular season game!
Featherweight PAC10 Coach Sarantos
It was a very wet and rainy homecoming for the Feather Pac Bills. The Bills took on a non divisional and top team in the league, Lake in the Hills Eagles. Lake in the Hills entered the game with a 7-0 record and dominating their opponents. The Bills with playoff hopes on the line needed to step up and play their best against the Eagles. Buffalo Grove had a packed sideline of fans and even brought in the program's first ever mascot to pump up the players.
The field was soaking wet and the rain was coming down. Bills players were loving it and were fired up when the game began. The Bills took the ball to start the game and decided they were going to lay it all on the field and play with passion. On the opening play of the game, Jherek Breske took a handoff to the house after big blocks by Bills players and a fantastic cutback by Breske. This was Breske's 11th touchdown of the season and the Bills knew this would be their day.
The defense also came to play. During the week, the defense spent a lot of time learning a new scheme to try and slow down the Eagle's high powered passing attack. After an amazing week of practice of hard work and focus, the results showed. Constant pressure from a four-man line and great coverage and pursuit by the linebackers, safeties and defensive backs made things very difficult for the Eagle's passing game.
Buffalo Grove got off to a 13-0 lead, but knew the Eagles would not stop their attack. The Eagles scored when their receiver took a screen pass 70 yards for the touchdown and then recovered the onside kick. The Eagles quickly scored again on another touchdown pass, and suddenly the Bills were losing 14-13. The players still remained confident and knew that it was going to be their day. On the Bill's next two series, Breske and Matteo Nolasco each had fantastic touchdown runs giving the Bills a 27-14 lead. Nolasco had 3 touchdowns on the day and Breske later scored his 12th touchdown of the season.
The Bill's D held up and refused to give up the lead again. Big sacks by Blake Strauss and huge tackles in the backfield by Nolan McCann, Noah Gomez and Zach Caise helped the Bill's secondary get to their zones quickly and make plays. Also, coming up big was Aidan Albrecht with 2 huge interceptions and getting the ball back to the Bill's offense. The Bills D held played their best of the season and held the Eagles to 0 points after the first quarter.
The final score of the game was Bills 33 and Eagles 14. After the win, the Bills are now 6-2 and looks like they will be headed to the playoffs. The coaches couldn't be more proud of the players after this big homecoming win. The Bills look to finish the season strong against another solid opponent, the Elgin Bears.
Special shout-outs: Andrew Langerman played fantastic at quarterback leading the guys and making big plays against a defense that allowed vey few points all season. Dylan Graves for getting clean snaps off in a rainy game and then having to block big strong Eagle's linemen. The whole offensive line for stepping up and delivering awesome blocks for the running backs all game long. Matteo Nolasco and Jherek Breske for running strong and getting extra yards after the initial hits. Running back Charlie Rich for making big blocks on the defensive ends and linebackers. The Team Mom Lora White and the Bill's parents for doing an amazing job preparing for homecoming and setting up in the pouring rain.
Middleweight BIG10 Gold Coach Youkhanna
Middle Gold stayed on track this week with a decisive win over Barrington 19-0. A slippery track made it tough, but superior blocking and tackling secured the win. Goldman with a long run tip toeing up the sideline through the mud for a TD. Rhemrev with some creative runs and nice agility in the mud, also in for a TD. The Samurai Warrior, Yamato, with his 1st TD, powering off tackle for 6. O-line great work outworking everyone in the trenches and tough conditions. Another shut out for the D. Great job up front lead by Martinez and Yau. Kim with another INT. St. Georges and Skolnik with big hits and huge tackles all day.
MVP: Corso...Perfect snaps all day in the swamp!
Middleweight PAC10 Black Coach Schubert
Middleweight Black came through with a strong performance winning 25 - 0 over Huntley in the mud and rain Saturday afternoon. The defense once again delivered a strong performance with the lineman getting a consistent push all day.
The offense got off to a fast start as Ben Fawcett hit Lorenzo Frezza for a 37 yard touchdown pass on the first series. Fawcett was again efficient at quarterback, taking what the defense gave him.
The offensive line and tightends provided stellar blocking giving the backs room to run. Schubert and Frezza took advantage. Schubert had touchdown runs of 51 and 19 yards while Frezza added one from 25 yards out. Next week is on the road in Antioch.
Bills Middleweight PAC10 Yellow Coach Guccione
The Middleweight Yellow Squad fell short during this past Saturday’s mud fest versus Barrington Red. Despite the 6-7 loss, we still had a ton of fun playing football in the rain on a swampy field. Our single touchdown was produced by some good blocking by the offensive line and our running back Angel Rodriguez, who broke loose for a 40 yard touchdown slant through the 5 hole. As always, we saw strong carries by our work horse, Daniel Castro. Again, on multiple plays, Castro carried multiple opponents down the field for additional yardage. The Bills led 6-0 at the half. However, in the second half,
a slippery ball and an aggressive Barrington D-Line, led to a pair of offensive turnovers which thwarted our scoring efforts.
Our defensive line did well stopping the run and overall the defense performed well until late in the 4th quarter, when Barrington snuck a pass through our secondary putting them ahead. Unfortunately, there was not enough time left on the clock for our offense to respond.
This loss leaves our yellow squad with a 5-3 record. Week 9 presents the final game of the regular season and another tough game on the road versus a quality 6-2 Antioch Gold team. Our players and coaches are looking forward to an effective week of practice and finishing the season strong in time for the playoffs!
Lightweight BIG10 Gold Coach Eliot
LWG is still trying to find its identity. We endured a tough loss to North Chicago with a score of 25-6. The first half ended in a 6-6 tie, but our 2nd half struggles continued to plague us.
With our backs against the wall, we are hoping we have one last shot to get ourselves into the playoffs next week.
Junior Varsity BIG10 Yellow Coach Hooge
The boys had another tough visitor with BANA coming into town to fight. The boys looked deep to bring out the inner lion to take it to the a BANA team that was looking to upset us on our own field. The boys fought their hearts out. They came up a little short. They played well as a team. We are very proud of them working hard to try to bring this home. We are excited to get ready for another tough team this weekend. Short and sweet these boys are hungry for a win to end the season. JV Yellow You are incredible boys now its time to show your heart!
Junior Varsity BIG10 Black Coach Sibo
Our Bills BIG10 JV boys slugged it out in the mud and the blood to defeat previously unbeaten Prairie Ridge 16-6 on Homecoming. We got our uniforms dirty and out worked P.R.
Chad “C.C.” Crone with the QB keeper from 3 yards out. Big asset from the O Line Oh Yeah! Floyd Glinsey 15 yards for the score. I see you 30!! Joey Little 2 for 2 on PAT’s. Some NFL teams may be calling to sign him to fix there kicking woes. Gleyzer pounding the ball up the middle and Glinsey & Skolmar getting tough yards. O-Line Oh Yeah!! Anderson, Hicks, Julian, Carrigan, and Hooge controlled the line. Defense dug down deep to hold P.R. to only 6 points