Good evening....I'm Gregg Wavrunek.
Football Friday nights are back.
The Logan Rangers kick-off their season with a drive
up to Carson Park to take on Eau Claire Memorial.
Joining us now live.
with the highlights is News 8's Kyle Deckelbaum.
Yeah that two-hour drive for Logan was without air
conditioning as the team buses had some mechanical
Rangers coming off their 1-st level three playoff
they return the electrifying Aric Elmore.
Let's show you what happened.
Game two of La Crosse versus Eau Claire....Central
falling to E.C.
North last night here at Carson Park.
Early 1-st quarter ...Rangers looking to move the
ball up field...
Quarterback Johnny Kind heaves the ball up...
Check out the diving catch by Dakota Horton, moving
They used Elmore all different kinds of ways tonight.
1-st quarter .
here he is on the 29 yard run .
check out the jukes on his way for the touchdown!
And like Central last night .
a 7-0 Logan lead early.
Still in the first ...
Gotta keep your eyes on Elmore...
He slips by defenders for a 19 yard touchdown run
Rangers miss the extra point.
They still lead 13-0.
Second quarter, Memorial rallying back...
Final minute of the half...
From the one inch line .
Old Abes' Q-B Ben Everhart punches it in.
Memorial takes a 14-13 halftime lead.
But Logan has Aric Elmore.
He left late in the 1-st half with an ankle injury
he returns as good as ever.
From the four yard line .
there goes Elmore .
96 yards for the score.
he scores four touchdowns!
Logan wins 27-21!
Four touchdowns today.
Are you ready for the season or what? I'm ready.
I am completely ready.
Walking over here, saw you limping.
I guess it's feeling better.
I'm never going to quit my team.
I'll play through it.
It's going to bother me now, I can whine about it
all weekend but in a game, I'm going to stick through
So two exciting games here Gregg.
Two local teams picking up huge wins.
I'll send it back to you for the rest of the way.