More than 5,700 votes were cast for Friday Night Drive's Week 3 Team of the Week.

Before we get to the Team of the Week, we again just want to say thank you. Our growing community of football fans voted, shared, told their family and friends to support local football players.

Before we get to the full team, let's get to the Friday Night Drive Team of the Week MVP championship belt, sponsored by Rosati's of Crystal Lake.

After an epic, 50-48 loss to East St. Louis, it was Neuqua Valley's Mark Gronowski who pulled away late to win the fan vote for our Team of the Week MVP. Gronowski finished the night with five touchdown passes, 116 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns as Neuqua Valley almost pulled off the upset against the team rated No. 1 in our power rankings.

Look for a story on Friday Night Drive on Tuesday night with Gronowski.

Now, our Team of the Week for Week 3: