PREP FOOTBALL: Danville falls to Peoria High

Sep. 3—PEORIA — Running back Maliek Ross rushed for five touchdowns as the sixth-rated Peoria High Lions defeated the Vikings 56-32 in the Big 12 Conference opener for both teams.

The Lions (1-1) scored the game's first 14 points on runs by Ross and the Vikings (1-1) were never able to overcome the early deficit.

Danville junior quarterback Darius Jay threw three touchdown passes while senior running back Phillip Shaw IV scored twice.

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