Lemont and Oak Forest high schools met twice in the past 12 months, with Lemont coming out on top both times. On Saturday, the rivals will square off in Oak Forest, with the winner one step closer to the State title.
Oak Forest Bengals
Friday, November 9, 2012
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Oak Forest High School and Lemont High School met two times in the last 12 months, with the Indians topping the Bengals both times. This week, the familiar foes square off in Oak Forest, with the winner one step closer to the State title game.
Winner goes on, loser goes home. Those are the stakes for the showdown between the Oak Forest Bengals and the Lemont Indians on Saturday, Nov. 10. The familiar foes will kickoff at 7 p.m. at Oak Forest High School, where the pair previously met in Week 5 of the regular, a game that saw the Indians play spoiler to Oak Forest's homecoming with a last-second 17-14 victory. “That game, we played well, they played well,” said Oak Forest coach Brian McDonough. “It came down to a field goal at the end of the game.” The game is also a rematch of last year's IHSA second round meeting between the two clubs, which Lemont also won, 35-14. In Round 2 of the IHSA 6A playoffs last week, Oak Forest put on a rushing clinic against Shepard, piling up 457 …