THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Wausaukee Topples Lena/STAA in MONLPC-8
Issue Date: October 17, 2019
The Wausaukee Ranger 8-man football team traveled to Lena to take on the Lena/STAA Titans who they shellacked for a 47-16 victory.
It was a slow start for both teams as neither squads offense could get past the tough defensive effort being employed.
But the Rangers broke the dam over the second quarter releasing a flood of Ranger scores.
First to strike over the second frame was Wausaukee's Hayden Renikow, who busted loose on a 30 yard rushing score. Corey Boesen followed the score with a two point conversion rush.
Renikow returned to the end zone in the next possession, striking from three yards back. Ethan Stumbris followed with a hard hitting two point conversion.
Wausaukee's Boesen posted the Rangers next TD, getting to pay dirt off a solid 30 yard rushing effort.
Brandon Shigouri wrapped up the half's scoring with an eight yard pass to Alex Wojcik, giving the Rangers a 28-0 lead at the intermission.
The third quarter saw two more Ranger scores ring in. The first a Renikow 18 yard rush to pay dirt and the second a huge Shigouri rush from 80 yards back for the 40-0 lead.
Shigouri posted one more score for the Rangers, wrapping up the nights scoring for Wausaukee off his 38 yard interception return.
With time running out to stop the shutout the Lena/STAA Titans did just that as Simon Gard saved his Titans from the shutout with his 29 yard rushing score.
Ethan Russell managed one final score for the Titans near games end, getting in off 12 yard fumble recovery score.
On the ground the Rangers were led by Boesen with 147 yards on 13 carries. Lena/STAA's Frank Desjardins posted 51 yards on 10 carries.
Through the air the Titans' Logan Shallow passed for 63 yards on four of his 11 passes while Renikow led the Rangers with nine yards off three of his six passes.
Peshtigo Defeats Southern Door
The Southern Door Eagles came away from Peshtigo with a 42-27 loss to the home field Bulldogs.
It was a tough night for the Bulldogs who battled back from a 20-8 deficit to capture the lead 28-27 at the end of the third quarter.
But a tough defensive stand and bit of a late game rally by the Bulldogs would spell defeat for the hard fighting Eagles.
Southern Door got the game rolling in the first quarter where they posted the games first score. That TD was obtained off a Nick Baudhuin 27 yard rush, but a final point after attempt left the Eagles with a 6-0 lead.
In Peshtigo's ensuing possession a fumble occurred, giving the ball back to the Eagles on the Southern Door 34 yard line. The Eagles capitalized on the turnover in the first minutes of the second frame, scoring off a Devin Schinktgen 10 yard pass reception from Alex Daoust for the 12-0 lead.
With six minutes left until the intermission the Peshtigo Bulldog scoring machine woke up. That first Peshtigo score came off the hard running of Jerod Jandt who busted the goal line from two yards back. The two point conversion pass was successful giving Peshtigo a 12-8 deficit.
Before the end of the half Southern Door posted one yard rush from Daoust for the 20-8 lead.
Peshtigo returned fire in the third frame with a Jandt 33 yard rushing TD which was followed by a Mitchell Peters two point conversion reception.
With five minutes left in the third Peshtigo captured the lead taking it by two points thanks to a 15 yard Jandt rushing TD.
Southern Door did not let the Peshtigo lead stand for long tough as they fired back with a Daoust 11 yard rush to capture the lead 27-22.
After that Soutehern Door score it was all Peshtigo as the Bulldogs rallied for a huge fourth quarter.
Starting off the fourth quarter rout was Jandt on a 19 yard rushing TD for the 34-27 lead. Jandt scored agin before the end of the game with a three yard rushing pay dirt visit, pushing the Bulldogs over the Eagles 42-27.
Marinette Drops Game To Oconto Falls
The Mainette Marines football team traveled to Oconto Falls Friday night and were handed a 20-12 loss by the home field Panthers.
Though they were unable to overcome the one score deficit by games end the Marines were able to take the lead first, getting in during the second frame with a seven yard pass from Nathan Stewart to Joe Bezio for the 6-0 lead.
The Panthers responded with a second quarter score of their own, busting into the end zone on an 11 yard pass from Joey Walters to Daylen Hiscke.
Marinette retook the lead in the second quarter just before the half with a big 46 yard rush by Sam Drees to capture the lead 12-7.
After a scoreless third quarter the Panthers kicked it into gear scoring on a pass from Walters and a Jake Foster 69 yard pick six to give themselves the 20-12 lead.
Through the air Marinette's Stewart was three of 13 for 57 yards and one TD. Oconto Falls' Walters passed for 46 yards and two TDs on six of his 14 passes.
On the ground Marinette was led by Drees with 229 yards and one TD on 33 carries. The Panthers' Walters rushed for 39 yards on seven carries.
Coleman Obliterates Northern Elite
The Northern Elite Predators looked more like prey to the Coleman Cougars Friday night in Niagara as the Cougars pounced and shredded the Predators 56-0
The huge win was quick hitting and fast as Coleman piled on 34 points over the first half.
Starting off the rout for Coleman was Tyler Blanchard who busted loose on an 18 yard rush that found its way to the end zone.
Blanchard struck again a short while later, getting in from 60 yards back for the rushing TD. Sam Kuchta tacked on the two point conversion for the 14-0 first quarter lead.
Zach Cops got things rolling in the second frame with a big 48 yard rushing score which was followed by a Jayden Scott extra point kick.
Cayden Bintz struck next for the Cougars posting his TD off a 28 yard rush. Scott kick another extra point for the 21-0 lead.
Owen Kinziger finished off the first half's scoring with a seven yard rush for the 27-0 lead.
After the intermission the Cougars continued to dominate as the Predators struggled to make adjustments. Kuchta scored first in the second half on a 59 yard rush for the only score of the frame.
Noah Nosgovitz added an 11 yard TD during the fourth quarter while Peter Kuchta tacked on the two point conversion and a short while later the games final score off a 55 yard rush. Tyler Olsen finished the night for the Cougars with a two point conversion.
On the night Coleman amassed a whopping 340 yards on 32 plays while the Predators managed 36 yards on 36 plays.
On the ground the Cougars were led by Blanchard with 127 yards on six carries. Kinziger posted 89 yards on nine carries.
Northern Elite was led by Ryan Erickson with 12 yards on one carry.
Crivitz Starts to Build Up Steam With Big Win Over Crandon
The Crivitz Wolverines took a nice conference with over the Crandon Cardinals Friday night posting 54 points to the Cardinals 14.
The Wolverines certainly didn't come up short in the yardage as they posted 344 yards while holding the Cardinals to 162 yards.
The first half was all Wolverines as the Crivitz boys entered the half way ahead 33-0.
Starting the rout off for thier Wolverines was Jaden Bemis who carried the handoff one yard into the end zone.
Tony Jopek was next to have his number called, catching a Jaden Werner pass and taking it 30 yards to pay dirt.
Before the end of the first quarter Crandon's Kayan Colburn fumbled the ball which was picked up by Ethan Thorbahn who took it 46 yards for the score and the 13-0 lead.
Werner kept going to the air in the second frame, connecting with Eian Baumann on a 41 yard scoring pass to jump start the second frame.
Werner again went to the air in the next TD , passing two yards to Dawson Andrist.
After the intermission Crivitz went right back to work as Jopek cruised his way into the end zone from five yards out.
Then it was finally the Crandon boys turn to get on the board as Breed Shepard got loose on a 23 yard rushing score for the Cardinals first points of the night.
Crivitz fired back in thew third with a three yard Sean Christensen run which was followed a short while later by Eli Gruszynski on a 12 yard scoring rush.
Crandon posted one final score before games end, getting into the end zone off a Shepard 37 yard rush.
Through the air Crivitz was led by Werner with 73 yards and three TDs on his three of three performance.
On the ground The Wolverines were led by Jopek with 104 yards on eight carries.
Kewaunee Slams Oconto 43-8
The Kewaunee Strom took the Blue Devils of Oconto by surprise Friday night as they slapped them with a 43-8 loss.
It was all Kewaunee for the first three quarters as Max Hanrahan got the lead in the Storm's hands with a first quarter 45 yard pass reception score.
Jason Selner increased the Kewaunee lead over the second on another 45 yard scoring reception while a saftey followed.
Owen Kudick posted a two yard rushing score to take the 22-0 lead going into the intermission.
After a scoreless third the Storm went right back to work/ First was Ben Heim on a 40 yard reception score followed by Jack Severin on a three yard pay dirt visit. Anthony Jerabek tacked on Kewaunee's final score of the night for yard back.
Will Sherman made sure the Blue Devils were not shut out as he finished the games scoring with a 65 yard scoring pass from Caleb Moe.
Moe led the Blu Devils through the air with 102 yards and on TD on his six of 13 passes. Kewaunee's Carmichael posted 235 passing yards and three TDs on 11 of his 17 passes.
On the ground Oconto's Diaz got 42 yards on sven carries while Kewaunee's Kudick posted 55 and one TD on 12 carries.
Suring Battles Gillett for Conferedcne Win
In area 8-man football action the Suring Eagles Overcame the Gilett Tigers for a 52-20 home field win.
Suring was first to get things going in this match up as Dequez Sepulveda made his special teams effort count, busting loose on a 47 yard punt return for the early lead.
Suring added another first quarter score off a four yard Logan Stuart runs. The first two Suring scores both had successful two point conversions giving the Eagles a 16-0 lead.
Behind two scores the Tigers were able to jumpstart their offense with an 11 yard scoring pass from Derek Block to Colton Wolfe.
Suring responded with one final first frame score aS Jayden Genisses completed a 21 yard pass to Sepulveda for the 24-6 first quarter lead.
Gillett got in another score in the early goings of the second quarter as Athony Carroll recovered a Suing fumble in the end zone.
Suring answered back with a 12 yard Stuart rushing score.
The special teams points kept coming for the Eagles as the second half kickoff was returned by Suring's Kegyn Lambrecht.
Suring added a 16 yard Stuart rushing score in the third before holding down the Tighers in the fourth and scoring the games final TD off a one yard Geniesse pass.
On the ground for the night Suring was led by Stuart with 180 yards and three TDS on 23 carries.
Anthony Carroll had the only rushing yard of the game for the Tigers
Through the air Gillett's D. Block posted a solid night getting 209 yards and two TDs on 13 of his 28 passes.
Geneisse finished the evening with 21 passing yards and one TD on on of his two attempts.
Marquette Defeats Menominee
The Marquette Redmen took the GNC conference win over the Menominee Maroons Friday night in Marquette 28-21.
The close battle was neck and neck from start to finish as Menopminee kept pace but was unable to capitalize at games end.
Menominee employed a quick hitting attack to start the game and they looked tough as Keagan Monroe posted the games first score for Menominee off a two yard rush.
Monroe struck again a short while later, getting to pay dirt off a 27 yard rush, giving the Maroons a 14-0 first frame lead.
Before Marquette could start their game winning rally the Maroons created just a bit more breathing room with a Joe Romero 27 yard pass to Caden Bigger for the 21-0 lead.
Then everything started to fall apart for the Maroons.
Marquette got their first score in during the second frame, hitting on a 18 yard pass from Austin Ridl to Justin Jurmu. The score set the tally to 21-7 entering the intermission.
Returning from the break Marquette struck again, this time on a Brady Wright three yard rush. They stuck again a short while later, evening the score3 with a Robert Apple 40 yard fumble recovery TD.
With the score tied 21-21 in the fourth cuter the Maroons were unable to stop the Redmen from scoring again, as they put the game away with a 31 yard Ridl pass to Wyble for the lead.
Through the air Menominee was led by Romero-Haire with 112 yards and one TD on his 10 of 17 passes. Marquette's Ridl posted 104 yards and a TD on nine of his 22 passes.
On the ground Mernominee's Monroe rushed for 240 yards and two TD on 24 carries while Marquette's Wright rushed for 75 yards and a TD off 19 carries.