From Sports Page 1 rushing 23 times for 78 yards, as the Menomonie defense had a hard time corralling him. Gavin Kohel had six runs for 27 yards. Menomonie did its damage on the ground, rushing 40 …
From Sports Page 1
rushing 23 times for 78 yards, as the Menomonie defense had a hard time corralling him. Gavin Kohel had six runs for 27 yards.
Menomonie did its damage on the ground, rushing 40 times for 222 yards.
Friday's game against Hudson kicks off at 7 p.m. Hudson fell to Sun Prairie in its opening game, 48-7.
Pepin/Alma 42, Elmwood/ Plum City 12
Elmwood/Plum City fell behind 16-0 in the first quarter in a non-conference game at home Friday night. E/PC got on the board with touchdowns in the second and fourth quarters. Blake Allen scored the first touchdown, rushing into the end zone from two yards out. Ambrose Malles put up the final score late in the game on a two-yard touchdown run.
Luke Webb quarterbacked for the Wolves, who stuck to a ground game, as did Pepin/Alma. The two teams combined for more than 600 yards rushing. Elmwood/Plum City ran the ball 60 times and amassed 260 yards. Trevor Asher led the attack with 94 yards on the ground. Allen picked up 66, and Ethan Rupakus ran for 63. Luke Webb had 24 yards on the ground.
E/PC travels to Blair-Taylor for a non-conference game Friday at 7 p.m., before returning home to play Spring Valley in the opening game of the Dunn-St. Croix Conference Sept. 3.
Durand 33, Spring Valley 14
The Cardinals were outmatched by Durand in a nonconference game at home Friday night.
Durand built a 21-point lead before the Cardinals scored on a 23-yard pass from Connor Ducklow to Justin Reilly in the third quarter. Ducklow picked up the final Spring Valley score in the fourth quarter, rushing into the end zone from five yards out. Coy Stasiek connected on two extra points for the Cardinals.
Ducklow connected with his receivers 11 times in 21 attempts for 168 yards. Bowman caught six of those passes for 107 yards, and Reilly had five receptions for 61 yards.
Spring Valley picked up 123 yards on the ground. Ducklow had 44 yards on the ground, Reilly had 25, and Tristan Neisinger had 25.
Ducklow led the defense with 12 tackles, Brady Bednarek had 11, and Neisinger added nine.
Spring Valley is home Friday night for a non-conference game against Chetek-Weyerhaeuser at 7 p.m. and travels to Elmwood Sept. 3 to play Elmwood/ Plum City.
Photo by John McLoone.