Illinois High School Football - Athens overwhelms RivertonSeptember 9, 2016: Athens, IL 62613
The crowd at Friday's league contest between the Athens Warriors (Athens, IL) and the visiting Riverton Hawks (Riverton, IL), observed Athens's football squad bounce Riverton by a count of 42-0.
The Warriors now own a 3-0 record. They play next when they travel to Auburn for a Sangamo contest on Friday, September 16. Athens will play a Trojans squad coming off a 28-24 league win over Pleasant Plains (Pleasant Plains, IL). The Trojans record now stands at 2-1.
Coming up next, the Hawks play the PORTA/Ashland-Chandlerville Central Bluejays (Petersburg, IL) in a Sangamo contest, on Friday, September 16. Riverton will attempt to upgrade on its 0-3 season record. The Bluejays go into the contest with a 0-3 record after their 42-12 league loss to New Berlin/Franklin/Waverly (New Berlin, IL).