The Fieldcrest football team remained at No. 8 in the latest Associated Press Class 2A Poll.

The Knights (3-0) take on 2A No. 1 Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley at 7 p.m. Friday in Minonk.

Princeton (2-1) continues to receive votes in Class 3A.

Area players make Friday Night Drive Team

Three area football players were voted onto the Week 3 Friday Night Drive Team of the Week.

Fieldcrest quarterback Matt Lorton, Princeton running back Ronde Worrels and Hall offensive lineman Greg Larsen all made the squad.

Lorton threw for 168 yards and a touchdown while running for a score in the Knights’ 42-7 win over Tremont, Worrels scored four touchdowns in the Tigers’ 49-7 victory over St. Bede and Larsen helped pave the way as the Red Devils racked up 340 rushing yards in a 35-12 win over Monmouth-Roseville.

Each week, players throughout central and north Illinois are nominated. Readers can vote at

The player with the highest vote total is named FND Team of the Week MVP.