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Football: Evanston's defense shuts down Waukegan

<p>Evanston Evanston's Michael Pope (34) carries the ball upfield during the home game against Waukegan on Friday, October 11, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media</p>

Evanston Evanston's Michael Pope (34) carries the ball upfield during the home game against Waukegan on Friday, October 11, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media

Check out Julian Zeng's coverage of Evanston's win over Waukegan for High School Cube News: 

Evanston 27, Waukegan 6

THE SKINNY

The Evanston Wildkits (5-2 overall, 2-1 CSL South) held the visiting Waukegan Bulldogs (2-5, 0-3) scoreless in the second half in a 27-6 victory Friday and improved to 4-0 at home. The Wildkits scored 14 second-half points.

TURNING POINT

With the Wildkits holding a slim 13-6 lead in the third quarter, a fumble by Evanston senior Maalik Todd threatened to give Waukegan the momentum. But Evanston’s defense held the visitors to a quick three-and-out. The Wildkits promptly went on a six-play, 64-yard drive that culminated in a Michael Pope touchdown run from a yard out.

[Read the rest of the coverage on High School Cube News]

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