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Top 5 Plays of the Week - Semi-Final Spotlights

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Chandler Binkley of Byron after scoring late touchdown against IC Catholic.

ROCKFORD (WREX) — After a thrilling Saturday of State semi-final football games, we have our Top 5 Plays of the Week!

5. Sycamore's Eli Meier hits Jake O'Donnell for a big first down conversion that led to Sam Carlson's touchdown run. The Spartans fall in the 5A semi-finals.

4. Lena-Winslow's Luke Benson rushes for a touchdown on the QB keeper. The Panthers are heading back to DeKalb looking to repeat as 1A champions.

3. Byron's big comeback against IC Catholic starts with this touchdown catch by Max Connell in the back of the endzone.

2. Chandler Binkley then scores another Tiger touchdown to bring Byron within one point.

1. The Tigers elect to go for two, and Binkley punches it in to give the Tigers their third straight State championship game berth!

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Sam Knox joined the 13 Sports Authority team in Spring of 2020 after graduating from Emerson College. Sam majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Sports Communication.

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