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|Lombard 7th Grade Football Team Throttles Macomb
|The Lombard 7th grade football team had two players go over 200 yards rushing and another come close in a convincing season-opening win at Macomb.
The Zephyrs blew out the hosts 62-26.
Cody Sibley ran for 232 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead Lombard. He also had three 2-point conversions.
Keymon Irby had a huge game as well, rushing for 204 yards and three scores. Malek Austin added 191 yards rushing and a touchdown. He also had a 2-point conversion. Christian Powers had 39 yards rushing and three 2-point conversions.
Leading Lombard's defense was Gabe Hilman with 11 tackles, followed by Keymon Irby with 8 and Sibley with 5. Deantrai Mixon and Powers each had 4 tackles.
Irby also picked off a pass on defense and C.J. Darby recovered a fumble for the Zephyrs.
Lombard plays again Tuesday at home at 4:30 p-m against Rock Island Edison.
Lombard 7th Grade Football Schedule
Sept. 15 - Lombard 62 Macomb 26
Sept. 22 - Lombard (H) vs. Rock Island Edison, 4:30 p-m
Sept. 24 - Lombard @ Kewanee Central, 4:00 p-m
Oct. 3 - Lombard @ Rock Island Washington (R-I Stadium), 11:00 a-m
Oct. 8 - Lombard "B" @ United, 4:15 p-m
Oct. 13 - Lombard vs. Churchill @ Van Dyke Field, 4:00 p-m