VARNA — St. Teresa made them all count.
Senior running back had four carries and took all four of them for touchdowns in St. Teresa's 68-8 non-conference win against Varna Midland on Friday night.
Wright rushed for 98 yards and scored his 100th career touchdown.
St. Teresa (2-0) quarterback Jack Hogan was 3 of 5 for 128 yards and three touchdown passes, two to Tyler Phillips and one to Michael Less.
"We were able to score early on a few runs and a few pass plays," St. Teresa coach Mark Ramsey said. "I think in the first half, we played really good defense. Jack Hogan threw the ball well and our running game with Jacardia was good.
"We got some nice catches on the outside from Mike Less and Tyler Phillips. We'll get ready to move on to Week 3."
Cerro Gordo-Bement 45, Shelbyville 22
CERRO GORDO — Cerro Gordo-Bement fell behind 8-0 in the first quarter, but responded big-time in the second quarter.
Then the Broncos rolled off 42 straight points before halftime on the way to a win against Shelbyville.
Bronco (1-1) quarterback Ethan Mann threw four touchdown passes, going 10 of 17 for 168 yards, and John Conner rushed 15 times for 121 yards and two touchdowns.
"The boys played well," Cerro Gordo coach Nick Walker said. "They got down early and they responded very well."
Cade Helton rushed for a pair of touchdowns for the Rams (1-1).
"Shelbyville is a tough team," Walker said. "They have been and they have a great tradition over there. I told the boys they weren't going to let us have it. Our team doesn't have a whole lot of experience, but they're catching on to it. Once they do, they're going to be pretty good."
Jake Hayes had three catches for 78 yards and two touchdowns for the Broncos.
Clinton 54, Pawnee 14
PAWNEE — Tyrese Petty couldn't be stopped.
The Clinton running back had nine rushes for 201 yards and two touchdowns (66 and 61 yard) in the Maroons' drubbing of Pawnee.
Kolby Winter added eight rushes for 103 yards and two touchdowns.
"The kids came out excited tonight," Clinton coach Chris Ridgeway said. "They were ready to show what they can do. They executed on both sides of the ball. Tyrese Petty had an incredible night tonight. Defensively, Christian Reynolds really helped carry the team."
With the win, Clinton started the season 2-0 for the first time since 2015.
Joao Concenza, a native of Brazil, played in his first football game in America for the Maroons and knocked in five extra points.
"I'm really proud of Joao. He stepped up and kicked the ball for us," Ridgeway said.
Clinton quarterback Ty Berter was 5 of 13 for 87 yards and two touchdowns.
Monticello 52, Chillicothe IVC 7
MONTICELLO — Brandun Burton got the Monticello scoring started with a 16-yard interception return in the first quarter.
The Braden Snyder struck, again, again and again.
Snyder was 6-for-6 with 186 yards and four touchdowns — two to Alek Bundy, one to Luke Stringer and one to Devin Graham. Bundy also returned an interception 75 yards for a touchdown.
Monticello (2-0, 2-0 Illini Prairie) cruised past the up-start Grey Ghosts.
"We got off to a really good start," Monticello head coach Cully Welter said. "We had a defensive touchdown on the first series and our kids sort of took off from there. I was really pleased with how we played, particularly in the first half."
Taylorville 64, Effingham 20
EFFINGHAM — Taylorville quarterback Brandon Odam threw for the second-most passing yards in Herald & Review-area history — 559.
Of those yards, 335 were to receiver Yemi Odugbesen. Odam's passing yards were the ninth-most in IHSA history, and Odugbesen's receiving yards were the fifth-most in the IHSA history, according to IHSA records. Odam passed for five touchdowns, three to Odugbesen.
The game was tied 7-7 after the first quarter, and Effingham (0-2, 0-1 Apollo) was still in striking distance after three quarters — trailing 35-20. But Taylorville (2-0, 1-0) put the game away with 29 fourth-quarter points.
Springfield Lanphier 39, Eisenhower 6
SPRINGFIELD — The Panthers fell to 0-2 with the loss. No stats were available and Eisenhower coach Curtis Graham didn't answer calls from Herald & Review staff after the game.