The winless Warriors (0-5), a young squad with just five seniors and several of their 14 freshmen seeing action, hung with 4-1 Norfolk Catholic for awhile—trailing just 14-3 after one quarter—but the Knights’ running game, field position, and defense all combined for a 49-9 Norfolk Catholic win.

Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with previews of new teams each day. Working their way up from the smallest class, the ratings are based on last season’s final Top 10. This week, Class C-2 is featured, with Nos. 5 through 10 today.

With a 59-33 win over Elgin Public/Pope John Friday night in the Class C2-5 district title game, the highly successful Crofton girls basketball program will have an opportunity to add another first to its list of achievements--a fifth-straight state championship.

Nine days after Norfolk Catholic spotted Crofton a 12-0 lead, the Knights hung tough for roughly 1 1/2 quarters Thursday. But a pair of timely scoring surges pushed the Warriors to a 67-46 triumph at the Norfolk Catholic Activities Center in the Knights’ final regular-season game.

Just when it looked like Class C No. 2 Crofton was going to come all the way back from a miserable second quarter, Class C No. 1 Guardian Angels Central Catholic had the answer.