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Mount Carmel beat Simeon 42-28 on Friday, Nov. 25 to win the 2016 Prep Bowl. The game took place at Gately Stadium.

The Public League’s 3 stars

1. Jr. QB Jayshon Jackson, Simeon. Jackson took over at quarterback in the second quarter, with the Caravan ahead 21-0. He proceeded to run for three scores and throw for another in the Wolverines’ comeback attempt. Jackson ran 14 times for 161 yards. He was 7-for-13 for 137 yards, 1 TD and 2 interceptions.

2. Sr. RB Michael Kennedy, Mount Carmel. Kennedy rushed 18 times for 190 yards and a touchdown, but he suffered a scary injury in the fourth quarter. Kennedy left the field on a stretcher after appearing to be knocked unconscious.

3. QB Alek Thomas, Mount Carmel. Thomas came through with big play after big play for the Caravan (8-5). He was 9-for-10 for 153 yards and two touchdowns. He also scored a rushing touchdown.

The Public League will publish a story and a photo gallery from the Mount Carmel-Simeon game on Saturday afternoon/night. You can follow The Public League on Twitter and/or like it on Facebook for updates regarding when the story is posted.