Football | Jarod Foiles
Foiles is a senior two-way standout for the Roxana Shells on the gridiron.
During Week 9, he showed his offensive prowess in Roxana’s 52-20 victory at Southwestern. Foiles rushed for a team-high 138 yards and a touchdown to go with 38 yards receiving. Much of his ground game came on an impressive 86-yard spurt, which he nearly took into the end zone.
Working double duty, he logged seven solo tackles and an assist on defense.
For the season Foiles has 571 yards and 6 TDs on the ground. He has added 8 catches for 130 yards and a TD, along with 9 completed 2-point conversions.
On defense he leads with 61 solo tackles and is second with 80 total tackles. Foiles also has a fumble recovery, 3 sacks and 2 interceptions.
Soccer | Brandon Sanfilippo
Sanfilippo, a senior goalie for the Marquette Catholic High School Explorers’ boys’ soccer squad, stood on his head during the Class 2A Jacksonville Regional.
In two games on Oct. 20 and Oct. 23, Sanfilippo logged two shutouts, helping the No. 6 seeded Explorers best No. 3 Jacksonville 1-0 and No. 2 Chatham Glenwood 1-0 in the regional finale.
Sanfilippo gobbled up 12 saves vs. the Crimsons in the semifinals to earn the shutout. Against the Titans in the championship match, Sanfilippo corralled 12 more saves. Both of his performances kept the Explorers from playing extra time, with Zach Weinman and Jacob File each scoring goals late in regulation in both games.
Sanfilippo helped lead Marquette past Columbia 2-1 Tuesday.