FALL HZ OPEN
Good evening....I'm Gregg Wavrunek.
And I'm Charlie Clifford.
Week five of the Highlight Zone.
meaning we are at the half-way mark of the regular
Still three teams in the M-V-C unbeaten.
All three on the road this evening.
That includes Onalaska who travels to Logan on Rangers
Onalaska averaging nearly 50-points per game.
Logan allowing only ten.
something's got to give.
21-12 Hilltoppers at halftime.
2pt conversion good.
Davis also threw for 198 and two scores.
Logan's back on the move.
2pt conversion good
Logan leads 28-21.
Brayton Duin struggles in the second half.
But he gets it together late.
16 yards -- who's ball is it.
Ona gambles and goes for two and the lead.
They get it.
CJ Siegel's long catch and run sets it up
for Malik Brown.
And with to go.
It's 34-29 Rangers.
Under 2 to play.
Noah Weisbrod -- you get the game ball.
Tips the pass.
24 Gunnar Parcher grabs it.
It's a homecoming upset at Logan.
The Rangers are alive in the MVC.
Four-and-oh West Salem with a tough challenge of heading
out to Holmen.
Pick it in the 2nd Half...
West Salem's first drive....
Ryan Beirne throws it deep down the field...
But it's a no-fly zone.
Drake Walensky comes down with the ball.
Later in the 3rd.
Isaac Handland throws a jump ball up for his receiver.
And the ball sneaks through into Brett Mahlum's hands!
Vikings are knocking.
And that sets up Seth Wilson to take the quick pitch.
Breaks one tackle on his way across the goaline.
Vikings with a 19 point lead.
And you can call this one the dagger.
Drew Becker on the sweep.
finds a crease.
and 57 yards later finds himself in the endzone.
West Salem is also no longer unbeaten.
Vikings take this game 33-7.
West Salem 7
And unbeaten Sparta travels to rival Tomah.
we pick this one up in the 2nd half....still scoreless.
Tomah's defense coming up big here...
they force the fumble and recover...
and they cash in on that turnover.
Peter Brey hits Derek Millard for the touchdown..
Tomah goes on top 7-0.
Sparta answers right back..
Sean Crayton finds the edge and gets into the endzone.
Sparta ties things up at 7.
later in the quarter.
Brey trying to hit his reciever up the middle
but Jacob Edwards is there for the pick..
he takes it all the way back to the 5.
very next play...
Brett Von Ruden running hard up the middle.
he barrels his way into the endzone..
Sparta on top 15-7.
We also get our first city matchup of the season.
Aquinas and Central meet up at U-W-L.
Central's Greg Kohler takes the handoff on a misdirection
and he's off with it for a 30 yard touchdown...Red
Raiders lead by 19...
Back comes Aquinas.
CJ Nolte quick pass to Conley Malone and he makes
a few guys miss on his way to the end zone cutting
the lead to 12...
More from Central.
Duke Lueth on the QB keeper takes it outside and dives
to the pylon for a touchdown.
extending the lead to 21...
Later in the 3rd.
More Red Raiders.
Matt Johnson to Austin Steele 45 yards for the touchdown.
Central now up 28....
Conference season is finally here for teams in the
The defending conference champs open up league play
Arcadia hosting Luther.
both teams going two-and-two to start the year.
In the First quarter,
Conner Bauer takes the handoff up the middle and would
go in for the easy score
to put Arcadia on the board first.
Next Offensive possesion for Arcadia,
Brennan Scow connects with Chance Yarrington in the
back of the endzone
To make it 14-0.
Later, Arcadia trying to extend their lead before
but Sam Babinec had other plans as he picks it off
for Luther to keep the score 20-0 Arcadia.
G-E-T at three-and-one posted the best nonconference
Red Hawks at home against Black River Falls.
3rd Quarter GET Driving,
He runs through not 1, not 2 but 3 Tiger players in
route to a touchdown to put G-E-T up 24-6.
In the 4th quarter,
Ethan Anderson rolls right, but hit as he throws,
Nate Dronquast would incercept the ball and take it
back to the 10 yard line.
The Turnover would result in easy points for the
Quarterback Kody Gunderson would walk in for another
G-E-T Touchdown to make it 32-6.
And a rivalry game to kickoff Coulee play as Westby
Kyle Anderson quick pass out to Erik Luebke and he
does the rest..
breaks a few tackles and finds his way into the endzone.
Viroqua answers right back..
Dalton Burkhardt takes the handoff on the reverse
and he is gone.
nobody is going to catch him down the sideline.
extra point no good....7-6.
later in the quarter.
Anderson connects with Matthew Armbuster on the slant
for the score.
2nd half...more from the Norsemen.
Luebke on the reverse and he is gone down the sideline...
Westby on top 21-6.
Viroqua trying to get back in this one.
Ryan Hannah calls his own number on the qb sneek.
he squeezes his way into the endzone..
Westby gets it's first win of the season with the
27-20 victory over Viroqua.
Time for our first timeout of the night.
Plenty more to come as conference races heat up in
the Dairyland and Scenic Bluffs.
nats - band playing
Welcome back to the News 8 Highlight Zone.
You can look at Week 5 as a chance to set the stage
for a huge Week 6 in both the Scenic Bluffs and Dairyland.
In the Scenic Bluffs.
we are down to Bangor and Royall as undefeated teams.
They meet up next week.
?So will they still be undefeated then?
Bangor at home against Cashton.
First Bangor drive.
Drew Johnson to Caleb Miedema.
After a Cashton punt.
Carter Horstman on the misdirection give.
That's 59 yards and six more for the Cardinals.
Luke Reader converts the 2 point play.
It's all Bangor at home.
Royall also at home.
as they take on Brookwood.
opening drive for Brookwood
Matthew Hansen on the quarterback keeper for the touchdown.
later in the quarter....4th and goal for Brookwood.
no where to go with it for Hansen..
he is sacked by a host of Panthers...
they take over on downs...
Townsend: 160 yds, 3 TD
More Scenic Bluffs.
Zack Loew scores a pair of T-D's helping New Lisbon
to a 27-7 win.
And Necedah wins 52-24.
To the Dairyland.
Melrose-Mindoro facing Blair-Taylor before a huge
matchup next week.
First possession for the wildcats just across midfield...
Josh Nitek making a push.
and dragging the pile with him.
But Matthew Boone rips the ball from his hands.
Mustangs fall on the ball and take over.
Nitek is not happy about that turnover.
First play for Mel-Min.
and he's in the backfield throwing the quarterback
But the mustangs overcome the lost yards.
Sam Boone connects over the shoulder.
right in stride with Erik Christopherson.
He beats the coverage and makes it into the endzone
for the first score of the game.
Cochrane-Fountain City entering the night two-and-oh
they host Independence/Gilmanton.
First drive 3 and 10 for Indee
Ian Pfaff drops back
dumps it off to Andrew Grulkowski and check this out
makes one miss, splits 2 defenders, and throws out
a stiff arm
he goes 57 yards for the score
On the insuing kick off
Brady Drazkowski fields it at the 10
gets a few good blocks and hes off to the races
90 yard TD return
After a goal line stand by CFC
Tristan Schimdtknecht pump fakes
fires deep and finds Draskowski for the 45 yard score
Eleva-Strum wins big 52-6.
that sets up a big game next week with Melrose-Mindoro.
the two preseason favorites in the Dairyland.
And Lincoln a double overtime winner tonight at home
Ridge and Valley.
North Crawford goes on the road with their four-and-oh
mark at De Soto.
DeSoto's Evan Overby on the end around takes it 29
yards down inside the 10 yard line...
Trojan defense steps up from there.
Kenny Spencer great move to get the tackle for loss.
Pirates unable to capitalize...
To the 2nd now.
DeSoto's Ben Rice breaks two tackles and brings two
guys with him into the end zone.
Pirates up 7....
North Crawford 0
De Soto 35
Also tonight in the Ridge and Valley.
Ithaca shutsout Riverdale.
And Wauzeka-Steuben/Seneca beats Kickapoo/La Farge
Prairie du Chien 26
In Minnesota it looks like the 9-man state championship
will once again run through the South-East Sub District.
Spring Grove moving up to number-two in the state
rankings this week.
right behind Grand Meadow.
Spring Grove hosting Lanesboro.
what happens when a Lion faces a Burro???
Lions go straight work.
Alex Folz lets it fly out of the gun.
And he connects with Adin Solum for the big gain.
However Spring Grove would not score.
Next drive for the Lions.
Folz takes it on the QB draw.
Turns outside and he's got space down the sideline.
He isgone for the touchdown.
Spring Grove takes a 7-0 lead...
Lions at it again.
Folz lofts it for Chase Grinde.
He's got it and he breaks the plane for the score.
Spring Grove now up 14-0...
Spring Grove 49
Houston puts their two-and-oh record on the line against
Hurricanes D in the spotlight tonight.
Last play of the first half.
The ball is up for grabs and its tipped and intercepted
by Wesley Johnson.
Houston goes into half up 42-0...
Hurricanes force a throw on the run.
And Jaytin Millen jumps the pass for the pick.
Houston takes over...
Hurricanes take it down to the one.
James Hongerholt just going to sneak it in for the
Hurricanes get the W tonight.
48-6 the final...
Winona also looking to improve to three-and-oh as
they host New Prague.
3rd quarter 7-0 Winona
Jonah Boelter hand off on the stretch
tip toes on the side line for a gain of 15
4th quarter 3rd and 15 for winona
Robert Warren gets the screen pass
Sheds a tackle and takes it 52 yards for the go ahead
New Prague 7
Owen King throws for 181-yards and three touchdowns
as Caledonia wins 38-6.
La Crescent loses 35-14 at Lake City.
Rushford-Peterson wins at Wabasha-Kellogg.
And Cotter falls at Triton.
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Welcome back to the News 8 Highlight Zone...time for
our play of the night.
G-E-T opening up Coulee play.
Red Hawks win 40-13.