Good evening....I'm Gregg Wavrunek.
And I'm Charlie Clifford.
Tonight the second to final week of the W-I-A-A football
we begin crowning conference champions.
That's the case in the Coulee.
Three-and-oh Arcadia at three-and-oh G-E-T.
Winner takes at least a share of the conference title.
Arcadia comes into this one carrying a 22-game winning
streak in the Coulee.
That means put on the gold cleats.
After Arcadia opens the game with an onside kick.
G-E-T forces a fumble and Ben Behan takes in the early
The Raiders know they need to throw it tonight.
Carter Halverson open down the left sideline.
Chris Thompson takes a seat.
Halverson - inside the 15.
Leads to a field goal.
Big play here.
4th and 8.
Cody Gunderson not throwing.
Because Bus number 31 - is running all night in Galesville.
Butch Haines 32 yards touchdown.
And after Arcadia can't score inside the redzone...
Haines on the give.
Butchy runs for 113 YDS and those two scores.
Behan 117 YDS, and 2 TD
The RedHawks clinch a share of the Coulee.
They can win it outright next Friday at Viroqua.
Westby needing to win-out to guarantee a playoff spot.
tonight at Black River Falls.
BRF's defense comes out fired up.
Sam Rogstad with the big tackle for a loss.
we're tied at 0...
But the Norsemen get on the board.
Konnor Olson takes the hand-off up the middle from
6 yards out.
Westby up 7-0....
Westby wins this one 29-14.
And Sam Babinec runs for a T-D and throws for one
as Luther defeats Viroqua 21-6.
In the M-V-C.
they are going to need all nine weeks of the regular
season to determine that champion.
With two games to go.
four-teams still tied for first with four-and-one
Two of those teams meeting tonight in West Salem.
as the Panthers host Sparta.
West Salem looking to add to their lead.
But Travis Goede picks off Ryan Beirne.
8 - 0 Panthers though at half.
To the third.
Spartans facing 4-th down in West Salem territory.
And the Panthers D sniffs out the screen for the big
Later in the Quarter.
Sparta still looking for points.
37 yard field goal is wide left no good.
To the 4-th under 2 left.
3-rd and 7 for Spartans on the 42.
Ryan Wisniewski to Gregory Jacobs.
Big first down!
Later in the drive.
Last chance 4-th and 5.
Wisniewski looking over the middle.
But Ryan Beirne big interception.
West Salem 8
Another big matchup.
last year's co-champs square off as Holmen hosts Logan.
Third quarter Holmen down 10 on the move.
sweep to Seth Wilson.
17 yards later he's in.
Vikings trail 30-27.
After a blocked punt by Logan.
Its 4th and goal at the one
The Randgers lead 38-27...
Isaac Handland keeps the Vikings in in.
Bounces off the pile.
Holmen is back within five...
A late Vikings fumble is key.
Because Andy Metcalf.
banged up tonight - but he makes the big run late.
Rangers lead 46-33.
And they hang on.
So Logan and Holmen are both 4-2.
Tomah and Aquinas.
both in search of their first M-V-C victory.
Tomah buckling down on defense.
Seth Ericson Huneck gets the sack and forces the fumble.
Timberwolves lead by 26...
To the third now.
Aaron Springman 34 yard touchdown run extending the
lead to 33...
Tomah's Gunner Betcher runs for 242 yards, 2 TD.
And as mentioned at the
top of the newscast the Central/Onalaska
game for tonight got postponed.
They'll play tomorrow at at U-W-L.
Keep it right here.
We still have nine more games to get to on the News
8 Highlight Zone.
nats - band playing
Welcome back to the News 8 Highlight Zone.
Caledonia sitting in great shape with three-weeks
left in the regular season.
undefeated and left to play the bottom three teams
in their district standings.
Number-one ranked Warriors back at home.
taking on Cotter.
Owen King airing it out deep and connects with Andrew
Goergen for 6
to put the Warriors up 14-0.
Next drive for the Warriors,
Ben McCabe pounds it in for the 1 yard touchdown run.
Later in the quarter,
It's McCabe again, this time 35 yards for the score
McCabe: 9 rush, 142 yd, 3 td on the night.
Number-five in the state Winona hosting Faribault.
Early second half, Winhawks up nine.
Winona defense playing lights out...
Bryce Heftman forces a fumble...
Nicholas Waldo recovers it....
Still in the first minute of the second half...
Jonah Boelter Bolt-er takes the hand off and punches
it in from three yards out...
Winhawks take a 16-0 lead.
The 5th ranked Winhawks are 6-0.
Tough challenge for La Crescent as they tackle number-three
in Three-A Rochester Lourdes.
I tell you Lancers in the first half hanging right
3 of 4 possessions get into Eagles territory.
Lourdes though able to get the big play.
Carter Greguson touchdown in the second quarter after
a big spin move.
13-nothing with one second left in the second quarter.
Noah Hillman throws it up in the endzone.
ball deflects up in the air.
and Pat Leary comes down with it.
19-nothing at the half.
And Lourdes wins 31-zero.
Rivalry game as one-loss Mabel-Canton hosts undefeated
3rd quarter, Spring Grove up 28-0,
Alex Folz finding Chase Grinde on a perfect pitch
and catch down the side line,
however drive would end with a missed field goal.
Mabel-Canton trying to mount a comeback,
but Drew Wyffels is picked off by Grinde,
Grinde makes some nice moves and takes it all the
way for the touchdown,
to extend their lead to 35.
Later in the quarter,
Cullen Patterson running left,
and turns on the jets as he takes it in for the score.
Spring Grove 42
Bangor has picked up right where they left off last
and holding the number-one spot in the Wis-sports-dot-net
Division seven rankiungs.
Cardinals can cross off their first goal of this season
A win clinches the Scenic Bluffs outright championship.
but New Lisbon can force a tie in the standings with
Luke Reader gets the hand-off and look at him work.
carrying defenders all the way down to the 5.
a few plays later.
Theo Mullenberg punches his way into the endzone for
Bangor leads 27-0.
later in the quarter the Bangor defense comes up with
a big play.
Alex Matz with the interception.
and that sets up this...
Drew Johnson on the qb keeper and he spins his way
into the endzone.
Bangor up big....35-0.
New Lisbon 0
Melrose-Mindoro can clinch at least a share of the
Dairyland championship as
they travel to Independence/Gilmanton.
Sam Boone with some magic early.
Get a look at this.
Shakes off the sack.
And completes to his running back Jeremy Anderson
on 4th and 15.
Mustangs move the sticks.
Few plays later.
It's 4th and goal for Mel-Min.
Boone trying to do it again.
Shows off some nice dance moves.
Dives for the pylon.
But they mark him short of endzone.
Indees defense gets the 4th down stop...
Melrose-Mindoro would get the scoring going and win
Mustangs clinch at least a share of the Dairyland
Eleva-Strum trying to stay in the championship chase.
Cardinals rocking the pink jerseys for breast cancer
Jed Lorenz keeps it
dives for the pilon and scores from 15 yards out
14-0 Eleva Strum
Jacob Hong gets it on the counter
He goes untouched from 26 yards out
21-0 Eleva Strum
And Eleva-Strum wins 45-6 to stay one-game back of
C-F-C also trying to stay in the Dairyland mix.
First quarter, Hornets driving...
On the option, senior Q-B Jared Boyer hangs on to
Into the endzone he goes, Lincoln leads 8-0.
Same score early second quarter...
Tristan Schmidtknecht fakes the hand off...
He strides into the endzone untouched...
Score tied at eight.
And C-F-C goes on to win this game 45-36.
Big game for Mauston taking on undefeated Adams-Friendship.
1st quarter Adams-Friendship on the attack,
nice running by Danell Finch..
he finds his way into the endzone.
All Adams-Friendship from there as they win 34-7
More of the News 8 Highlight Zone ahead.
but first more scores from tonight.
Welcome back to the News 8 Highlight Zone.
Day two of Oktoberfest Race Weekend highlighted by
the Dick Trickle 99.
Three segments of 33-laps each.
Segment one tonight .
Ty Majeski started third but doesn't take him long
to get up front.
Passes Andy Jones for the lead.
14 laps to go.
Dan Fredrickson in the 36 passes Jones for second.
Remember that one.
Majeski leads 27 of the 33 laps.
Cruises to checkered flag.
But D-Q'ed on a post-race inspection.
Fredrickson now your winner for segment one.
He holds the lead going into the last segment later
Race weekend continues tomorrow and runs through Sunday.
Cory is up next with our complete weekend forecast.
Welcome back to the News 8 Highlight Zone...time for
our play of the night.
We go back to our top game in tonight's rundown.
G-E-T gets the big win over Arcadia.
behind the powerful running of Butch Haines.
Good luck trying to bring that guy down.
Red Hawks clinch at least
a share of the Coulee championship.