Good evening....I'm Gregg Wavrunek.
And I'm Charlie Clifford.
Sparta has bursted onto the scene with their three-and-oh
Tonight the test if the Spartans are a contender for
this year's M-V-C title chase.
Sparta hosting the three-time defending M-V-C champion
Logan comes out with the energy.
After a Sparta 3 and out.
Trey Davis to Jack Hinton.
Ryan Wisniewski makes a couple big throws for Sparta.
Converts on 3rd and 30.
And then to Caleb Schauf
Extra point no good.
Logan punting in their territory.
It's blocked by Jaden Winchel.
Travis GAY-DEE Goede takes it back.
12-7 Sparta at halftime.
Third quarter Davis drives inside the ten.
Little jump pass to hinton.
2 point conversion no good.
Five minutes to go in the third.
This is the big throw.
Wisneiwski hits Schauf.
And no one is going to catch him.
Final seconds last chance for Logan.
The reverse pass comes back to Davis.
He's brought down.
Go crazy Sparta
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Onalaska puts their perfect mark on the line at home
Joining this game with ona up by a touchdown.
Jalen Zubich putting on the moves from 33 yards out.
Hilltoppers taking the momentum early.
Later in the first.
Ona facing a fourth down.
Brayton Duin hits Noah Fredrickson in stride.
he'll rumble across the goalline for another score.
Hilltoppers end the first quarter leading 30 to 7!
It wouldn't be a Hilltopper night without a highlight
from Jalen Sample.
He catches the quick hit and wins the 41 yard dash
into the end zone.
The blowout continues with a change at quarterback...
Noah Skifton takes the snap.
gets outside and finds his way into the endzone for
yet another score.
Another impressive showing for Onalaska.
they move to four-and-oh winning 58-7.
West Salem also three-and-oh entering the night.
taking on Tomah.
Timberwolves trailed at half.
But here they come.
Kyle Kroener on an end around.
51 yards to the house.
Cut it to 16.
Panthers then drive to the one yard line.
4-th and goal.
But the Tomah defense stands tall.
Stopped on downs.
The West Salem defense then responds.
Brendan Holt off the edge for the sack.
Panthers still with the lead.
Then Gabe Lamon puts it away.
Barrels in for the score.
His third of the night.
Totals 138 yards on the ground.
West Salem wins 35-12 as they also stay undefeated
on the season.
Central hosting Holmen.
both teams looking to bounce back after losing their
Vikings driving in the first quarter...
Fourth and short and they pass the marker.
but cough up the ball.
Central falls on it and take over.
but their drive would stall out.
Final play of the 1st quarter.
Seth Wilson slips over top of the pile and they're
on the board first.
To the second.
Vikings once again smelling points.
including our camera guy thinks Wilson is getting
In the mean time.
Isaac Handland strolls in the endzone for an easy
Some teams in the state already this week are in a
spot to clinch a postseason berth.
While others like teams in
the Coulee and S-W-C conferences.
are still waiting to play their conference openers.
One more week of crossover games.
Prairie du Chien hosting Arcadia.
Some special guests at this game.
The Milwaukee Bucks 'Own the Future' statewide tour
catching some Friday night lights.
rookies Thon Maker and Malcolm Brogdon.
1st quarter action.
PDC's Ethan Swiggum getting the offense moving.
great run gets the Blackhawks down inside the 20 yard
That sets up this.
Dylan Yeomans from 10 yards out plowing his way into
the end zone to tie the game up at 7...
Raiders defense buckles down from there.
Jacob Lallemont getting the sack here to force the
Two second half touchdowns for Arcadia gives them
a 20-7 win.
Luther coming off their first loss of the season.
back at home against Platteville.
The visiting Hillmen set the tone early.
Ethan Bernhardt to Zach White.
56 yards for the score.
6 - 0.
Bernhardt this time with his legs.
Punches it in for the touchdown.
Luther drops to two-and-two.
as they get shutout tonight.
Also tonight in the Coulee.
G-E-T's defense holds strong on a two-point conversion
attempt in the final minute to win 20-19.
And Black River Falls loses 14-nothing.
And a pair of games pushed back to tomorrow.
Richland Center at Viroqua.
and Lancaster at Westby.
both starting at one.
Welcome back to the News 8 Highlight Zone.
Winona currently receiving votes in the Associated
Press Class four-A state rankings.
Winhawks with their sub-district and home opener tonight.
2nd half...Winhawks up big and looking for more..
Jonah Boelter finds the sideline and he is into paydirt
for the touchdown.
Winona up 41-7.
later in the half..
Dalton Scharmer with the beautful play to make the
he returns that one all the way to the 7.
Robert Warren walks his way into the endozone.
Winhawks up big...48-7.
Cotter also with their home opener this evening.
playing host to Pine Island.
Pine Island lead 27-0 at the half,
The second half, a different story.
Zach Schell tips the ball away to force Pine island
In the 4th quarter,
The Winona Cotter D making plays again,
This time Jack Vaselaar gets the strip sack,
Noah Nachtigal would scoop and score to put the Ramblers
on the board.
Pine Island 27
Rushford-Peterson sub-district opener versus Fillmore
both teams finishing in the top-three in the standings
Trojans going with the trickery..
Noah Carlson.......half back pass....touchdown Lucas
Carlson is going to take this one in for the touchdown.
and what a night it was for Peterson.....240 all purpose
yards to go with 3 touchdowns..
Fillmore Central 8
La Crescent 14
Spring Grove 55
And Caledonia's game at home against Saint Charles
gets postponed to tomorrow night at .
Two teams remain undefeated in the Scenic Bluffs.
Little surprise that one of those teams is defending
state champion Bangor.
Royall however a big surprise to many.
after going two-and-seven last season.
Royall tonight going for four-and-oh hosting Cashton.
both teams one-and-oh in conference play.
Straight to the second half.
Opening drive for Royall and they are going for it.
But they are denied.
Brandon Klimek was the first one there.
Turnover on downs.
On third down Brady Butzler drops back and lets it
and he's got a man.
Great catch by Dawson Mashak.
And Cashton ties it at 14...
Royal answers in a big way.
Adrian Reneau plays it on a hop.
Gets some nice blocks.
And he has room down the sideline.
And he takes it to the house.
Panthers go up 20-14...
And that would be the difference maker as that ends
up being the final score as Royall keeps their perfect
Little down the road it's Hillsboro hosting Brookwood.
Falcons on the move...
Matthew Hansen is on the money to his reciever Kody
Nice diving grab puts Brookwood in the red-zone
It's fourth-and-goal for Brookwood.
And get a look at this play.
Hansen rolls out...
No where to go.
Gets rid of it at the last second and he's got Sawyer
Ellsworth wide open for the score.
That's how you keep a play alive...
Falcons get six there and they win a defensive showdwon.
Brookwood a winner 12-2
Another score in the Scenic Bluffs.
Zack Loew with three touchdowns..now with 14 on the
as New Lisbon wins big 45-8.
And Bangor plays at Highland tomorrow afternoon at
Tonight we see who gets bragging rights in the Hansen
brothers Chad versus Jeremy.
as Eleva-Strum hosts Blair-Taylor.
quinn olson sweep outside
Makes a man miss
Jogs in for the 45 yard touchdown run
later in the quarter
Dustin topper gets the hand off up the middle
goes untouched for the score
Chad Hansen and Eleva-Strum winning 38-7.
Cochrane-Fountain City goes for a two-and-oh start
to Dairyland play hosting Augusta.
In the First quarter,
Tristan Schmidtknecht connects with Garrison Barum
on the slant,
he would break a few tackles and take it the distance
to put CFC up 21-0.
In the second quarter,
Schmidtknecht running the speed option,
Pitches to Cole Nisbit, and he would have scored up
but his foot just barely on the line.
It wouldn't matter,
A few plays later Schmidtknecht airing it out to Tate
Murty for 6.
The Pirates would extend their lead to 28 in the second
Rains hitting our schools in the Ridge and Valley
Game at North Crawford will be played tomorrow at
De Soto game will be Monday at six.
A starting quarterback is named for the Vikings.
That news and more when the Highlight Zone returns.
Welcome back to the News 8 Highlight Zone...time for
our play of the night.
The biggest game for Sparta football in years.
turns into the program's biggest win in decades.
Down by one in the third quarter.
Ryan Wisneiwski hits Caleb Schauf.
And no one is going to catch him.