Updated stats, standings for Big Northern, NUIC football at Rockford

The Class 3A defending state champions from Byron were upended by Stillman Valley to kick things off in the Big Northern Conference, while the NUIC top dogs, including defending 1A state champ Lena-Winslow, soared past their Week 1 foes, setting up some key second -week matchups.

As we head into those big Week 2 showdowns, like the one that has Durand/Pecatonica headed to Forreston, let’s take a look at the standings, and the stats from the area teams in the BNC and the NUIC from the first week of action:

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BIG NORTHERN CONFERENCE

Standings

Overall, conference records

Stillman Valley 1-0, 1-0

Lutheran 1-0, 1-0

Rockford Christian 1-0, 1-0

Genoa Kingston 1-0, 1-0

Byron 0-1, 0-1

Oregon 0-1, 0-1

North Boone 0-1, 0-1

Winnebago 0-1, 0-1

Rock Falls 0-1, 0-1

Rushing

Player, team, carries, yards, TDs

LaRyan Brown Gitchel (Rockford Christian), 20-101

Logan Olson (Winnebago), 15-81

Porter Needs (Stillman Valley), 8-79, 1 TD

Braden Engel (Stillman Valley), 8-65

Jory Spain (Stillman Valley), 23-60, 1 TD

Kye Acken (Byron), 14-47

Supreme Muhammad (Winnebago), 12-39

Lucas Cowman (Winnebago), 9-37

Brayden Knoll (Byron), 8-32

Caden Considine, 8-29, 1 TD

Jacob Ross (Byron), 5-18

Gabe Eckerd (Oregon), 8-14

Tyler Burkhart (Oregon), 3-14

passing

Player and team, then completions, attempts, yards, interceptions and TDs

Jack Washburn (Oregon), 23-37-170-0-1

Chandler Alderman (North Boone), 12-27-126-0-2

Alec Weavel (Winnebago), 11-20-115-0-1

Jaden Williams (Rockford Christian), 3-7-108-0-1

Kyng Hughes (Lutheran), 11-17-93-0-1

Brody Carlson (Rockford Christian), 4-12-33-0-1

Braden Smith (Byron), 2-8-25-0-0

Kale Rauman (Stillman Valley), 0-2-0-0-0

Rreceiving

Player and team, then catches, yards and TDs

Bjorn Carlson (Rockford Christian), 4-112, 2 TDs

Will Speltz (Winnebago), 4-77, 1TD

Chris Doetch (North Boone), 6-74, 2 TDs

Josh Crandall (Oregon), 6-52

Julian Rodriguez (North Boone), 4-42

Griffin Marlatt (Oregon), 15-40

AJ Moore (Lutheran), 3-34

Trace Butler (Rockford Christian), 2-27

Lucas Cowman (Winnebago), 3-23

David Ballard (Lutheran), 3-17

Ashton Henkel (Byron), 1-13

Jacob Ross (Byron), 1-12

NUIC

standings

Overall, conference records

Lena Winslow 1-0, 1-0

Forreston 1-0, 1-0

Durand/Pecatonica 1-0, 1-0

Fulton 1-0, 1-0

Dakota 1-0, 1-0

Stockton 1-0, 1-0

Galena 1-0, 1-0

West Carroll 1-0, 1-0

E/PC 1-0, 1-0

rushing

Player and team, then carries, yards and TDs

AJ Mulcahy (Du/Pec), 16-235, 5 TDs

Jake Zeal (Lena-Winslow), 7-122, 1 TD

Johnny Kobler (Forreston), 12-120, 2 TDs

Gage Dunker (Le-Win), 8-94, 3 TDs

Kaleb Sanders (Forreston), 8-87, 1 TD

Jaylen Noud (Du/Pec), 6-77

Micah Nelson (Forreston), 8-76, 2 TDs

McKeon Crase (Forreston), 8-66, 1 TD

Ethan Fye (Le-Win), 8-55

Karl Hubb (Stockton), 6-40

Brody Black (Du/Pec), 3-30, 1 TD

Gunar Lobdell (Le-Win), 3-25, 1 TD

Quentin Frederick (Forreston), 7-25

Tanner Gile (Stockton), 9-13

Pass

Player and team, then completions, attempts, yards, interceptions and TDs

Drew Streckwald (Le-Win), 1-3-35-0-1

Parker Luke (Stockton), 2-7-19-0-0

AJ Mulcahy (Du/Pec), 1-1-18-0-0

Brock Smith (Forreston), 1-3-9-0-0

receiving

Player and team, then catches, yards and TDs

Jake Zeal (Le-Win), 1-35, 1 TD

Ryley Schultz (Stockton) 1-21

Nathan Folk (Du/Pec), 1-18

Kyler Ganz (Forreston), 1-9

Colby Tucker (Stockton), 1-(-2)

Jay Taft is a Rockford Register Star sports reporter. Email him at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter at @JayTaft. Sign up for the Rockford High School newsletter at rrstar.com. Jay has covered a wide variety of sports, from the Chicago Bears to youth sports, for more than 20 years at the Register Star, and for nearly 30 years all together. He was a four-sport athlete himself, and is the father of five that went on to be jocks of some kind as well.

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