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Semi-pro football: Rage lose season tuneup

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Gazette staff
June 7, 2014

The Rock County Rage lost to the Sheboygan County Rebels in a preseason semi-pro football game Saturday night in Sheboygan.

Sheboygan is ranked No. 7 in the national semi-pro rankings.

Michael Bernel completed 18 of 35 passes for 293 yards and three TDs for the Rage.

Michael Heffner caught five passes for 97 yards and a TD. Ryan Oleson caught a 30-yard TD pass.

Darius Neal led the Rage defensive effort with four tackles and one assisted tackle.

Sheboygan scored 17 unanswered points in the third period to pull away from a 17-16 halftime lead.

The Rage open their regular season with a game against the Fox Valley Eagles next Saturday night at Milton High School.

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY 37, RAGE COUNTY 23

Rock County                  7         9                                   0 7—23

Sheboygan County      7       10                                 17 3—37

Rage scoring:

First quarter

Ryan Oleson, 30 pass from Michael Bernel (Tony Smidl kick).

Second quarter

FG, Smidl, 44; Michael Heffner, 52 pass from Bernel.

Fourth quarter

Brandon tobia, 11 pass from Berrnel (Smidl kick).



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