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2021 Football Capsules: Final stats, All-Conference picks and more for New Trier and Loyola

High school football returned to its regular programming after a COVID-disrupted 2020-2021 school year. And that meant a return to a nine-game regular season or the two teams in The Record’s coverage area: New Trier High School and Loyola Academy.

Just in time for the holidays, we have put a bow on the season and wrapped up the efforts in tidy packages. Take a look below and see what you missed:

NEW TRIER HIGH SCHOOL: 5-5 overall, 2-3 Central Suburban League South (5-4 regular season)

Team Notes
• 4th in conference
• Points scored: 324 (32.4 per game)
• Opponents points: 285 (28.5 per game)
• IHSA Class 8A Playoffs: 0-1 (51-7 loss to Maine South)

Results
• W — 30-23 at Lyons Township
• W — 32-14 versus Stevenson
• L — 28-23 versus Barrington
• W— 37-35 at Conant
• L — 38-24 at Evanston
• W — 63-7 versus Glenbrook North
• L — 26-24 at at Glenbrook South
• W — 42-14 versus Niles West
• L — 49-42 versus Maine South
• Playoffs: L — 51-7 at Maine South

All-Conference: Nevan Cremascoli, senior quarterback; Finn Cohan, senior tight end; Josh Kirkpatrick, senior wide receiver; Alex Mendes, senior wide receiver/linebacker; Luc Elias, senior offensive tackle; Ty Stringer, sophomore defensive tackle

Jack Cummings celebrates one of his 14 touchdowns on the season.

Individual Stats (Offense)
PASSING
Nevan Cremascoli (Sr.): 171 completions/271 attempts (63%), 2,174 yards, 18 TDs/8 INTs

RUSHING
• Jack Cummings (Sr.): 129 carries, 724 yards (5.6 yards per carry), 13 TDs
• Jackson McCarey (So.): 68 carries, 505 yards (7.4 yards per carry), 5 TDs
• Nevan Cremascoli: 72 carries, 430 yards (5.8 yards per carry), 7 TDs

RECEIVING
• Josh Kirkpatrick (Sr.): 59 catches, 785 yards, 5 TDs
• Finn Cohan (Sr.): 42 catches, 602 yards, 5 TDs
• Alex Mendes (Sr.): 31 catches, 413 yards, 4 TDs
• Jack Cummings: 23 catches, 219 yards, 1 TD
• Everett Cook: 9 catches, 215 yards, 3 TDs

Individual Stats (Defense)
TACKLES
• Bradley Johnson (Sr. DB): 58 (51 solo)
• Henry Wolfe (Jr. LB): 55 (40 solo), 4 tackles for loss, 3 sacks
• Ty Stringer (So. DT): 50 (39 solo), 4 tackles for loss, 4 sacks
• Jack Brewer (Sr. DB): 46 (36 solo)
• Alex Mendes (Sr. DB): 46 (35 solo), 1 tackle for loss, 4 sacks
• Ben Marrs (Sr. LB): 41 (32 solo), 2 tackles for loss, 1 sack
• Jack Cummings (Sr. LB): 38 (25 solo), 1 tackle for loss, 1 sack
• Sean Floyd (Sr. DB): 35 (26 solo)
• Leo Cavalier (Sr. DB): 28 (18 solo), 1 tackle for loss, 1 sack
• Finn Cohan (Sr. DE): 24 (21 solo), 2 tackles for loss, 4 1/2 sacks

TURNOVERS
• Jack Brewer: 1 interception
• Ty Stringer: 1 forced fumble
• Will Morrison IV (Jr. LB): 1 forced fumble
• Jackson McCarey: 1 forced fumble
• Charlie Zieziula (Sr. DT): 1 fumble recovery
• Dre Birmingham (Sr. DL): 1 fumble recovery
• Sean Floyd: 1 fumble recovery
• Leo Cavalier: 1 fumble recovery

LOYOLA ACADEMY: 12-1 overall, 5-0 Chicago Catholic League Blue (9-0 regular season)

Team Notes
• League champions
•18-game winning streak
• No. 1 seed in IHSA Class 8A postseason
• Points scored: 441 (33.9 per game)
• Opponents points: 183 (14.3 per game)
IHSA Class 8A Playoffs: 3-1 (38-24 loss to Lockport)

Results
• W — 42-14 versus Maruquette University High (Wisc.)
• W — 56-7 versus Rochester
• W — 37-7 versus St. Rita
• W — 46-43 at Brother Rice
• W — 27-24 at Fenwick
• W — 33-21 versus Marist
• W — 40-0 versus Providence
• W — 35-6 at St. Patrick
• W — 21-19 at Mount Carmel
• Playoffs: W — 44-0 versus Downers Grove South
• Playoffs: W —36-7 at Naperville Central
• Playoffs: W — 3-0 versus Lincoln-Way East
• Playoffs: L — 38-24 versus Lockport

All-Conference*: Jake Stearney, junior quarterback (league’s offensive player of the year)**; James Kreutz, senior linebacker/running back (league’s defensive player of the year)*; Will Livingston, senior offensive lineman; Holden Quinn, senior linebacker; Brooks Bahr, junior defensive end; Michael Williams Jr., senior defensive tackle; John Michael Talanges, senior offensive lineman; Marco Maldonado, senior running back

* Conference Coach of the year: John Holecek
**Illinois High School Football Coaches All-State selection

Individual Stats (Offense)
PASSING
• Jake Stearney (Jr.): 190 completions/291 attempts (63%), 2,179 yards, 19 TDs/11 INTs
• Luke Collins (Jr.): 10 completions/14 attempts, 135 yards, 1 TD/0 INT

RUSHING
• Mike Regan (Sr.): 139 carries, 628 yards (4.5 yards per carry), 4 TDs
• Marco Maldonado (Sr., 4 games): 75 carries, 598 yards (8.0 ypc), 12 TDs
• Jake Stearney (Jr.): 76 carries, 532 yards (7.0 ypc), 5 TDs
• Will Nimesheim (So.): 55 carries, 275 yards (4.9 ypc), 2 TDs
• Kyan Gibbs (Sr.): 32 carries, 177 yards (5.3 ypc), 3 TDs
•James Kreutz (Sr.): 39 carries, 160 yards (4.0 ypc), 7 TDs

Danny Collins escapes defenders for the Ramblers.

RECEIVING
• Danny Collins (Sr.): 54 catches, 619 yards, 6 TDs
• Spencer Leadbetter (Jr.): 30 catches, 355 yards, 3 TDs
• Jack Fitzgerald (Jr.): 26 catches, 266 yards, 2 TDs
• Jack Parker (Jr.): 17 catches, 196 yards
• Peter Gilroy (Sr.): 14 catches, 171 yards, 2 TDs
• Charlie Mahon (Sr.): 14 catches, 170 yards, 2 TDs

Individual Stats (Defense)
TACKLES
• James Kreutz (Sr. LB): 137 (69 solo), 19 tackles for loss, 6 sacks
• Jamie McCabe (Sr. LB): 115 (70 solo), 3 tackles for loss, 1 sack
• John McGuire (Sr. DB): 65 (37 solo)
• Michael Williams (Sr. DT): 60 (31 solo), 8 tackles for loss, 4 sacks
• Brooks Bahr (Jr. DE): 54 (20 solo), 7 tackles for loss, 3 sacks
• Holden Quinn (Sr. LB): 45 (22 solo), 5 tackles for loss, 1 sack
• Graham McCabe (Sr. DE): 42 (22 solo), 4 tackles for loss, 11 sacks
• Mark Wetoska (Sr. DB): 39 (17 solo), 1 tackle for loss
• Sam Rushin (Sr. LB): 37 (19 solo), 8 tackles for loss, 6 sacks

TURNOVERS
• James Kretz: 1 interception, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery
• John McGuire 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovery
• Gabe Gyorgy (Sr. DB): 2 interceptions, 1 forced fumble
• Holden Quinn: 2 interceptions
• Will Maheras (Sr. DB): 1 interception
• Quinn Nimesheim (Sr. DB): 1 interception
• Jamie McCabe: 1 interception, 1 rumble recovery
• Sam Rushin: 3 fumble recoveries, 1 forced fumble
• Michael Williams: 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery


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