Lena-Winslow shuts out Amboy Clippers


AMBOY – Powerful Lena-Winslow proved to be worthy of its lofty state ranking as it sank Amboy-LaMoille, 62-0, in a Northwest Upstate Illini Conference crossover game on Sept. 6 at the AHS field. The Panthers entered the game as the state’s second-ranked football team in Class 1A.

The Clippers managed to pick up 190 yards of offense in the contest – 92 on the ground and 98 from the passing game.

Lena-Winslow churned out 365 rushing yards as it moved to 2-0 on the season, having outscored its opponents 112-6.

The Clippers (0-2) will return to action on Friday, Sept. 13 when they travel to Forreston for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. The Cardinals are 2-0 after defeating Galena, 52-9, in week two.