Mattoon players celebrate with their fans Friday night. (photo by Adam Tumino)

Abraham Baker rushed for more than 150 yards to lead Mattoon past Charleston 27-14 in the Coles County clash, held in O’Brien Stadium on EIU’s campus. More than 8,500 people attended, which is a record number for this annual high school football event. Afterwards, the Green Wave players thanked fans for their support.