ALTON - Alton's football Redbirds and Quincy were in a dogfight in the second half with a score of 20-13 at Public School Stadium. Quincy and Alton scored once more and Quincy held on for a 27-20 victory.

Public School Stadium's renovations, new turf, and bleachers were celebrated prior to game time.

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Alton quarterback Graham McAfoos displayed his athletic talent in the first periods, guiding the Redbirds' offense. Alton was moving prior to a turnover in the third period. Quincy had a freshman quarterback Bradyn Little in during the third period. The Redbirds stopped a Quincy drive later in the third.

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At the end of three, it was 20-13 Quincy with Alton in possession of the football. Sophomore quarterback Adon Byquist completed a touchdown pass and the kick was good to make it 27-13 Quincy in the fourth quarter. The Byquist touchdown was his third of the game.

The Redbirds' Keith Gilchrese next ran for two 20-yard-plus runs to get Alton down the field. McAfoos completed a pass to Jaylen Telford for a vital score to keep the Redbirds in the game. The PAT was good, to make it 27-20 Quincy. Telford had a sack in the next Quincy series, another important play after the touchdown catch.

Quincy hung on to win 27-20 over the Redbirds.

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