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Playoff roundup: Jefferson avenges earlier loss to Big Foot

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Gazette staff
Friday, October 24, 2014

Garrett Blaeske was too much for Big Foot to stop Friday night.

The Jefferson High senior rushed for 150 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead Jefferson past visiting Big Foot 43-28 in a WIAA Division 3 first-round playoff game.

Jefferson plays at Mount Horeb/Barneveld in Level 2 next week.

Blaeske ran for a 22-yard score and then caught a 25-yard scoring pass from Jack Cincotta to give the Eagles a 15-7 halftime lead.

Blaeske then capped a 16-play drive to open the second half with a 1-yard scoring run. The 7 ½-minute drive put the Eagles up 22-7.

Big Foot opened the scoring with a 19-yard pass from Brett Morris to Michael Heidenreich. Heidenreich added two other touchdown receptions from Morris covering 35 and seven yards.

Heidenreich caught six passes for 85 yards, while Quin Dixon had 75 yards on eight carries.

JEFFERSON 43, BIG FOOT 28

Big Foot 0 7 7 14—28

Jefferson 0 15 7 21—43

Scoring: BF—Michael Heidenreich, 19 pass from Brett Morris (Zak Greco kick). J—Garrett Blaeske, 22 run (Kyle Busler pass from Tom Siefkes). J—Blaeske 25 pass from Jack Cincotta (Ben Dillavou kick). J—Blaeske 1 run (Dillavou kick). BF—Morris 1 run (Greco kick). J—Cincotta 7 run (Dillavou kick). J—Blaeske 1 run (Dillavou kick). BF—Heidenreich 35 pass from Morris (kick failed). J—Cincotta 16 run (Dillavou kick). BF—Heidenreich 7 pass from Morris (Chandler Hehr pass from Morris).

Statistics: First downs—BF 19, J 20. Rushes—BF 30-219, J 54-292. yarsd passing—BF 143, J 62. Passes—BF 23-10-2. J 3-2-0. Fumbles—BF 1-0, J 2-0, Penalties—6-30, 7-45.

• Monona Grove 37, Evansville/Albany 0—Monona Grove used three long touchdown passes to ease past the visiting Blue Devils.

Monona Grove hosts sixth-seeded Reedsburg in Level 2.

MG quarterback Steven Martine completed touchdown passes of 60 and 29 yards to Trey Powers and an 80-yarder to Toren Young in the first quarter.

Young later scored on a 21-yard run.

MONONA GROVE 37, EVANSVILLE 0

Evansville 0 0 0 0—0

Monona Grove 21 16 0 0—0

Scoring: MG—Trey Powers, 60 pass from Steven Martine (Drew Schuchardt kick). MG—Powers 29 pass from Martine (Schuchardt kick). MG—Toren Young 80 pass from Martine (Schuchardt kick). MG—Safety quarterback tackled in end zone. MG—Young 21 run (Schuchardt kick). MG—Brady Blang 3 run (Schuchardt kick).

Statistics: First downs—E 9, MG 9. Rushes—E 20-42, MG 30-141. Yards passing—E 90, MG 217. Passes—E 18-12-1, MG 9-5-0. Fumbles—E 1-1, MG 0-0. Penalties—E 8-58, MG 3-35.

Division 4

 Platteville 31, Clinton 12—The Hillmen found a way to stop Cougars quarterback Derek Severson on the ground to lead Platteville to the road upset.

The Hillmen built a 31-6 lead early in the fourth quarter thanks to 181 rushing yards and a pair of scores from Jacob Bernhardt.

Severson threw for 124 yards and had a touchdown pass to Marc Eliszewski, but Platteville limited the dual-threat standout to just 26 rushing yards on 27 carries.

Peyton Pope carried 10 times for 132 yards and a touchdown in the loss.

PLATTEVILLE 31, CLINTON 12

Clinton 0 6 0 6—12

Platteville 10 7 7 7—31

Scoring: P—Jacob Bernhardt 35 run (Zach White kick). P—White 30 field goal. C—Peyton Pope 19 run (try failed). P—Luke Fugate 3 run (White kick). P—Bernhardt 5 run (White kick). P—Fugate 4 run (White kick). C—Marc Eliszewski 50 pass from Derek Severson (try failed).

Statistics: First downs—C 11, P 16. Rushing—C 44-180, P 53-244. Yards passing—C 124, P 74. Passes—C 24-9-124, P 13-6-0. Fumbles—C 0-0, P 2-1. Penalties—C 10-95, P 6-55.

Division 7

 Potosi 44, Williams Bay 24—Potosi built a 37-3 halftime lead to end visiting William Bay’s season.

Bulldogs quarterback John Higgins completed 14 of 34 passes for 213 yards and a touchdown. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound Higgins threw a 26-yard scoring pass to Andrew Breen in the fourth quarter and also scored on a five-yard run.

Breen finished with five catches for 98 yards.

POTOSI 44, WILLIAMS BAY 24

Williams Bay 3 0 6 15—24

Potosi 22 15 7 0—44

Division 1

 Indian Trail 41, Badger 26—The fifth-seeded Badgers struck first, but host Kenosha Indian Trail put up 28 first-half points on the way to ending Lake Geneva Badger’s season.

Cameron Bishop carried 24 times for 155 yards and four touchdowns for the Hawks.

Badger’s Tyler Vandevelde scored from three yards out to open the scoring midway through the first half before Indian Trail found its groove.

Vandevelde finished with 163 ayrds on 11 carries with two scores in the loss. Mick Borchert threw two touchdown passes and gained 59 yards on the ground.

KENOSHA INDIAN TRAIL 41, BADGER 26

Lake Geneva Badger 7 6 7 6—26

Kenosha Indian Trail 7 21 0 13—41

Scoring: B—Tyler Vandevelde 3 run (Tias Larson kick). K—Cameron Bishop 9 run (Brad Close kick). K—Bishop 26 run (Close kick). B—Isaac Ziervogel 64 pass from Mick Borchert (try failed). K—Bishop 12 run (Close kick). K—Caleb Hammill 36 pass from Lane Ochs (Close kick). B—Chase Craig 47 pass from Borchert (Larson kick). K—Christian Jones 26 pass from Ochs (try failed). K—Bishop 1 run (Close kick). B—Vandevelde 76 run (try failed).

Statistics: First downs—B 5, K 17. Rushing—B 32-247, K 52-297. Yards passing—B 113, K 163. Passes—B 8-3-1, K 21-12-1. Fumbles—B 1-1, K 0-0. Penalties—B 4-30, K 7-44.

MIDDLETON 33, SUN PRAIRIE 10

Sun Prairie 0 7 3 0—10

Middleton 14 0 12 7—33

Scoring: M—Cam Maly 1 run (Delen Whinnery kick). M—Mitchell Herl, 21 pass from Kellan Schulz (Whinnery kick). SP—Ryan Dreifuerst 5 blocked punt return (Coby Oswalt kick). M—FG Whinnery 28. M—Schulz 55 run (Whinnery kick). SP—FG Oswalt 38. M—Safety, Alex Wills quarterback sack. M—Maly 66 run (Whinnery kick).

Statistics: First downs—SP 12, M 8. Rushes—SP 44-107, M 36-246. Yards passing—SP 137, M 90. Passing—SP 17-8-3, M 13-6-0. Fumbles—SP 3-2, M 2-1. Penalties—SP 8-80, M 5-65.

Division 2

BURLINGTON 21, WILMOT 20

Wilmot 10 10 0 0—20

Burlington 7 0 7 7—21

Scoring: W—Bryce Kothe 1 run (Adam Pacey kick). B—Brad Burling 2 run (Brian Dankle kick). W—Pacey 40 field goal. W—Pacey 23 field goal. W—Kothe 1 run (Pacey kick). B—Frank Hozeska 10 pass from Brad Burling (Dankle kick). B—Tyler Wiemer 54 pass from Burling (Dankle kick).

Statistics: First downs—W 18, B 11. Rushing—W 49-301, B 20-67. Yards passing—W 139, B 273. Passes—W 10-8-0, B 16-12-0. Fumbles—W 1-1, B 0-0. Penalties—W 4-40, B 4-45.


Last updated: 11:51 pm Friday, October 24, 2014


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