Brandon Rowe made a successful debut for Wauconda, which opened its season with a 36-14 win over host Woodstock on Friday.
The transfer from Marian Central threw for 279 yards and 3 touchdowns and rushed for 124 yards, including a score.
"He had a great game," Wauconda coach Dave Mills said.
Veteran wide receiver Jake Ziolkowski had 2 TD catches and caught 6 passes, in total, for 124 yards. Besides Rowe, Austin Piekarski and Bruce Pearl rushed for touchdowns.
Shawn Sundquist sparkled defensively for Wauconda.
"He was chasing their quarterback all game long," Mills said. "He and the linebackers played really well."