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High school football: Brodhead/Juda wins on Hail Mary TD

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Gazette staff
August 30, 2014

Evansville/Albany had highly regarded Brodhead/Juda on the ropes, but a Hail Mary touchdown pass saved the day for the Cardinals on Friday night.

Griffin Day hauled in quarterback Brennan Bescup's 43-yard heave on the game's final play to give the visitors a 12-7 nonconference victory.

The Blue Devils led from the second quarter when Nick Cornwell scored on an 11-yard run and Kade Gransee converted the extra point.

Day scored on a 4-yard run, but the Cardinals missed the conversion later in the quarter.

The 7-6 score stood up until the final play. Brodhead/Juda started its stunning drive from its own 12 with 1:40 left in the game.

Day finished with 72 yards rushing on 14 carries. Teammate Mitch Johnson added 66 yards on 16 carries.

Ben Haegele and Nathan Redders each had 23 yards rushing for the Blue Devils.

Brodhead/Juda travels to McFarland in Week 3; Evansville/Albany plays at Turner.

BRODHEAD/JUDA 12, EVANSVILLE/ALBANY 7

Brodhead/Juda 0          6                                  0  6—12

Evansville/Albany        0                                  7          0                             0—7

Scoring: EA—Nicolas Cornwell, 11 run (Kade Gransee kick). BJ—Griffin Day, 4 run (kick failed). BJ—Day, 43 pass from Bescup.

Statistics: First downs—BJ 14, EA 9. Rushes—BJ 43-169, EA 34-59. Yards passing—BJ 110, EA 80. Passes—BJ 13-8-0, EA 14-7-0. Fumbles—BJ 3-2, EA 2-0. Penalties—BJ 4-40, EA 6-30.

• Waunakee 31, Milton 3—Milton was no match for Badger Conference powerhouse Waunakee.

The Warriors limited the Red Hawks to 162 yards of total offense.

Troy Laufenberg had 148 yards rushing and scored twice to lead Waunakee, which led 17-3 at half.

Milton's only points came on Dylan Swerig's 28-yard field goal in the second quarter.

Milton opens Badger South play by hosting Madison Edgewood on Friday.

WAUNAKEE 31, MILTON 3

Milton                  0          3                                  0                                         0—3

Waunakee        10          7                                  0                                     14—31

Scoring summary: W—Troy Laufenberg, 16 run (Laufenberg kick). W—Field goal, Laufenberg, 21. W—Casey Marksberry, 6 run (Laufenberg kick). M—Field goal, Dylan Swerig, 28. W—Laufenberg, 4 run (Laufenberg kick). W—47 run (Laufenberg kick).

Statistics: First downs—Milton 7, Waunakee 21. Rushes—Milton 22-108, Waunakee 43-239. Yards passing—Milton 54, Waunakee 108. Passes—Milton 15-7-0, Waunakee 17-9-0. Fumbles—Milton 0-0, Wauankee 0-0.

 Elkhorn 28, East Troy 7—Keaton Verhoven ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns to help the host Elks improve to 2-0.

Elkhorn's stout defense gave up just 129 yards of total offense.

Dan Balcerowski scored the lone East Troy touchdown on a 41-yard pass from Charlie Kutschenreuter.

Elkhorn opens Southern Lakes play by hosting Westosha Central on Friday. East Troy hosts Clinton.

ELKHORN 28, EAST TROY 7

Elkhorn                7        15                                  6                                       0—28

East Troy            0          7                                  0                                         0—7

Scoring summary: E—Keaton Verhoven 5 run (Jon Wulf kick). E—Jordan Barr 5 run (Wulf kick). ET—Dan Balcerowski 41 pass from Charlie Kutschenreuter (Will Iloncaie kick). E—Keenan Leahy 2 run (Leahy kick). E—Verhoven 41 run (kick failed).

Statistics: First downs—E 13, ET 8. Rushing—E 33-204, ET 20-66. Yards passing—E 58, ET 63. Passes—E 9-5-0, ET 11-3-1. Fumbles—E 0-0, ET 0-0. Penalties—E 3-25, ET 0-0.

Delavan-Darien, Big Foot postponed—Friday night's nonconference game between Walworth Big Foot and Delavan-Darien was suspended in the third quarter due to lightning.

Play will resume at 2 p.m. today at Delavan with the Comets leading 14-7 with 3:09 left in the third quarter.

 Belleville 42, Parkview 38—The Vikings scored 24 second-quarter points to lead by four at halftime, but Belleville pulled off a fourth-quarter comeback.

Reese Denure hauled in an 8-yard pass from Ryan Hayes for the game-winning touchdown.

Hunter Marshall and Aaron Hatlevig each eclipsed 100 yards rushing and Sean Beggs scored three times in a losing effort for Parkview.

Parkview hosts Jefferson on Friday.

BELLEVILLE 42, PARKVIEW 38

Belleville               7        13                                  7                                     15—42

Parkview             0        24                                  6                                       8—38

Scoring summary: B—Brandon Shemanski, 37 pass from Ryan Hayes (Michael Holmes kick). P—Aaron Hatlevig, 6 run (Hatlevig run). B—Cole Martin, 3 run (Cody McMillan kick). P—Sean Beggs, 3 run (Hatlevig run). B—Hayes, 8 run (kick blocked). P—Hatlevig, 38 pass from Jess Gearhart (Hatlevig run). B—Hayes, 15 run (McMillan kick). P—Beggs, 5 run (run failed). B—Martin, 7 run (McMillan kick). P—Beggs, 3 run (Hunter Marshall run). B—Reese Denure, 8 pass from Hayes (Shemanski pass from Hayes).

Statistics: First downs—B 19, P 18. Rushing—B 29-137, P 52-299. Yards passing—B 272, P 38. Passes—B 24-15-0, P 5-1-1. Fumbles—B 0-0, P 2-2. Penalties—B 6-45, P 6-65.

 Lodi 42, Edgerton 0—The visiting Crimson Tide never got the offense rolling without leading rusher Ricky Williams.

Williams did not play with an ankle injury, and Edgerton mustered just 76 yards of offense to fall to 1-1.

Edgerton plays at Palmyra-Eagle next week.

LODI 42, EDGERTON 0

Edgerton             0          0                                  0                                         0—0

Lodi                      0        21                                14                                       7—42

Scoring: L—Furniss 48 run (Wegner kick). L—Kuehn 55 run (Wegner kick). L—Kuehn 11 run (Wegner kick). L—Persike 13 run (Wegner kick). L—Loncki 25 interception return (Wegner kick). L—Faulk 1 run (Wegner kick).

Statistics: First downs—E 7, L 16. Rushing—E 29-20, L 39-334. Passing yards—E 56, L 67. Passes—E 12-5-1, L 7-1-0. Fumbles—E 0-0, L1-0. Penalties—E 5-30, L 6-45.

• Columbus 42, Whitewater 7—The host Whippets fell behind by 21 at the break and couldn't catch up.

Whitewater scored on a 23-yard pass from Tyler Hill to Josh Nast. John Saylor rushed 12 times for 50 yards.

Whitewater will play at Big Foot in Week 3.

COLUMBUS 42, WHITEWATER 7

Columbus         12        16                                14                                       0—42

Whitewater        0          7                                  0                                         0—7

Scoring summary: C—Kyle Geiger, 3 run (kick failed). C—Tarek Herschleb, 4 run (kick failed). W—Tyler Hill, 23 pass from Josh Nast (Peter McCrea kick). C—Herschleb, 1 run (Noah Coughlin run). C—Coughlin, 3 run (Kevin Hussey pass from Jacob Anderson). C—Anderson, 4 run (Logan Wright kick). C—Geiger, 2 run (Wright kick).

Statistics: First downs—W 6, C 16. Rushing—W 19-52, C 15-158. Yards passing—W 60, C 74. Passes—W 15-8-0, C 3-3-0. Fumbles—W 3-1, C 3-1. Penalties—W 3-31, C 6-50.

 Mukwonago 32, Badger 13—Jake Krueger rushed for 130 yards to lead the Indians past the Badgers in a nonconference game.

Mukwonago's defense limited Badger to 180 yards of total offense.

Badger plays at Waterford to open Southern Lakes play Friday.

MUKWONAGO 32, BADGER 13

Lake Geneva Badger    7                                  0          0                                      6—13

Mukwonago      9          9                                14                                       0—32

Scoring summary: B—Isaac Ziervogel, 10 run (Simon Brzinski kick). M—Colton Williams, 17 pass from Jake Krueger (kick failed). M—Field goal, Matt Strickler, 38. M—Field goal, Strickler, 33. M—Nikolai Fedenia, 72 run (pass failed). M—Krueger, 43 run (Strickler kick). M—Fedenia, 4 run (Strickler kick). B—Keegan Terwilliger, 16 pass from Mason Dumez (conversion failed).

Statistics: First downs—B 9, M 8. Rushes—B 41-150, M 43-262. Yards passing—B 30, M 60. Passes—B 9-2-0, M 3-2-0. Penalties—B 8-46, M 11-82.

 Southwestern 40, Turner 14—On Thursday, host Southwestern jumped out to a 27-0 halftime lead and never looked back.

Three running backs each eclipsed 100 yards and scored two touchdowns.

Sophomore running back Sam Behm and sophomore receiver Ethan Burns scored touchdowns for the Trojans.

SOUTHWESTERN 40, TURNER 14

Beloit Turner      0          0                                  7                                       7—14

Southwestern  14        13                                  6                                       7—40

Scoring summary: S—Pyzer Pearce 25 run (Lisk kick). S—Dustin Slaats 30 run (Lisk kick). S—Jacob Pollock 1 run (kick failed). S—Pearce 41 run (Lisk kick). S—Slaats 6 run (kick failed). T—Sam Behm 2 run (kick). S—Pollock 3 run (Lisk kick). T—Ethan Burns 34 pass from James Snyder (kick).

Statistics: Rushes—T 11-38, S 46-429. Yards passing—T 235 S 32. Passes—T 25-15-0, S 4-1-0.

 North Boone 22, Clinton 12—No report.

 Marshall 28, Jefferson 21—Garrett Blaeske had 208 yards rushing on 23 carries in a losing effort for the Eagles.

Cardinals quarterback Ty DeForest had 122 yards on 16 carries, including the winning 33-yard scamper on fourth and 1 in the fourth quarter to cap a 91-yard, 13-play drive.

MARSHALL 28, JEFFERSON 21

Jefferson             0        13                                  8  0—21

Marshall              0        14                                  6  8—28

Scoring summary: J—Garrett Blaeske 3 run (Ben Dillavou kick). M—Sam Schwenn 88 kickoff return (kick failed). M—Jordan Gomez 32 pass from Ty DeForest (Schwenn run). J—Blaeske 59 run (kick failed). J—Tom Siefkes 16 pass from Jack Cincotta (Blaeske run). M—Schwenn 84 pass from DeForest (kick blocked). M—DeForest 33 run (Adam Acosta pass from DeForest).

Statistics: First downs—J 10, M 6. Rushing—J 52-353, M 31-158. Yards passing—J 34 M 136. Passes—J 8-3-1, M 11-4-0. Fumbles—J 0-0, M 0-0. Penalties—J 7-45, M 9-58.

 Almond-Bancroft 48, Williams Bay 12—Michael Guss had 65 yards rushing and scored on a 7-yard run, but the Bulldogs could not keep up at Almond-Bancroft.

Williams Bay (1-1) begins Trailways Conference play Friday, hosting Cambria-Friesland.

ALMOND-BANCROFT 48, WILLIAMS BAY 12

Williams Bay      0          0                                  0                                     12—12

Almond-Bancroft       14                                28          0                                      6—48

Williams Bay scoring plays: WB—Mason VanderMeer, 5 pass from John Higgins (pass failed). WB—Michael Guss, 7 run (pass failed).

IOWA-GRANT 34, PALMYRA-EAGLE 27

Iowa-Grant      12          8                                  0                                     14—34

Palmyra-Eagle   7        13                                  7                                       0—27

Scoring summary: IG—Trent Milliken, 34 pass from Luke Nowak (kick failed). PE—Mason Roscizewski, 10 run (Roscizewski kick). IG—Nowak, 60 run (pass failed). PE—Brady Olson, 4 pass from Roscizewski (kick failed). PE—Sean Mara, 60 pass from Roscizewski (Roscizewski kick). IG—Nowak, 27 run (Milliken pass from Isaac Anderson). PE—Olson, 5 pass from Roscizewski (Roscizewki kick). IG—Collin Price, 10 pass from Anderson (Price pass from Anderson). IG—Nowak, 13 run (pass failed).

Statistics: First downs—PE 17, IG 17. Rushing—PE 25-204, IG 34-302. Yards passing—PE 116, IG 81. Passes—PE 13-6-2, IG 9-6-0. Fumbles—PE 1-0, IG 1-0. Penalties—PE 5-25, IG 1-14.



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