By Jacob Wizgird ‘22

People were doubting Brother Rice after their close first round game vs Wheaton Warrenville South. Khary Shaw made the game saving play to secure the close win 27-26, it was nonetheless a scare for a team deemed by many the “title contender” in Class 7A.

Going into their road matchup against Yorkville in the second round, the Crusaders silenced the critics with a 45-7 victory. The Crusaders rushed past the Foxes behind aenior Aaron Vaughn’s three rushing touchdowns as well as Jack Lausch’s two rushing touchdowns.

Jack Lausch also found a wide open Da’Kobie Wordlaw II in front of the end zone for a receiving touchdown.