Batavia had a lot on the line in their 97th meeting with Batavia. They are enjoying a long standing winning streak over their Rival and a win at this game would clinch the Upstate Eight Conference River championship. Geneva would like nothing better than to dash their hopes.
Zach is a 2 year letterman on the BHS Varsity football team and a 2014 UEC All Conference running back. He is a team captain and volunteers with the Batavia Youth Football Organization.
Sean is a 3 year varsity starter for the football team, earning all-conference honors as a defensive back in 2014. He was selected as a captain in 2015 and is also the starting quarterback. Sean was also a starting guard for the Viking basketball team that finished 4th in the state in 2015. He is a member of the National Honor Society and plans to continue his football career at Princeton University.
Jerry Auchstetter was head coach at Geneva High School from 1967-1985 and then also filled in during the 1992-93 seasons. He had a career record of 142-34-1 with 20 consecutive winning seasons and 9 conference championships. His teams had 32 consecutive victories from 1967-71, made five play-off appearances and was state runner-up in 1975. He is in the Illnois Football Coaches Hall of Fame as well as the Geneva High School Hall of Fame.