Herald-News Prep Football Notebook: Joliet Catholic's longest active win streak ends

Joliet Catholic's run of having the state's longest active win streak came to an end Friday with a 48-42 loss to Crete-Monee.The streak ended at 24...

September 29, 2022
6:40 AM

Joliet Catholic's run of having the state's longest active win streak came to an end Friday with a 48-42 loss to Crete-Monee.The streak ended at 24 games, including spotless seasons in fall 2021 with a state championship in Class 4A and a clean sheet in the spring 2021 season, a six-game schedule that had no playoffs.The Hilltoppers last lost a game in 2019, when they were defeated by Mascoutah in the quarterfinal round of the Class 4A playoffs, 21-14.It also marked the first defeat of the Hilltoppers by a non-Chicago Catholic League team since early 2019, when IC Catholic bested Joliet Catholic 22-12 in Week 2.

Steve Soucie