Big Eight football

League Season

W L W L

Janesville Parker 3 0 3 0

Madison Memorial 2 1 2 1

Middleton 2 1 2 1

Sun Prairie 2 1 2 1

Verona 2 1 2 1

Beloit Memorial 1 2 1 2

Madison East 1 2 1 2

Madison La Follette 1 2 1 2

Madison West 1 2 1 2

Janesville Craig 0 3 0 3

RESULTS FRIDAY

Madison La Follette 24, Janesville Craig 17

Janesville Parker 17, Madison West 14

Madison Memorial 22, Sun Prairie 14

Madison East 38, Beloit Memorial 14

Middleton 26, Verona 0

GAMES THURSDAY

Janesville Craig at Madison Memorial

Madison West at Madison East

Madison La Follette at Beloit Memorial

GAMES NEXT FRIDAY

Verona at Janesville Parker

Sun Prairie at Middleton

Middleton High’s football team made a huge statement Friday night.

The Cardinals rebounded from last week’s loss to Madison West to manhandle previously Verona, 26-0, on the Wildcats’ field in a battle of last year’s Big Eight Conference co-champions.

Both teams are 2-1 in the league, a game behind Janesville Parker.

Jamie Hofer gave the Cardinals a 7-0 led with a 53-yard scoring run in the first quarter. Hofer finished with 188 yards rushing on 30 carries, including a 9-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter.

Verona was hurt by four lost fumbles.

MIDDLETON 26, VERONA 0

Middleton 7 0 7 12—26

Verona 0 0 0 0—0

Scoring summary: M—Hofer, 53 run (Peternell kick). M—Joyce, 8 pass from Adler (Peternell kick). M—Hofer, 9 run (kick failed). M—Joyce, 19 pass from Adler (run failed).

Statistics: First downs—M 13, V 15. Rushing—M 44-197, V 46-187. Yards passing—M 76, V 136. Passes—M 15-10-1, V 12-5-1. Fumbles—M 0-0, V 4-4. Penalties—M 2-20, V 1-15.

n Memorial 22, Sun Prairie 14—Madison Memorial held the host Cardinals scoreless in the first half en route to a 22-0 lead in a battle of contenders that left both teams at 2-1 in the Big Eight.

Jordan Fredrick returned an interception 59 yards for Memorial’s first touchdown. Keith Larson added 45-yard TD run, and Lechein Neblett caught a 25-yard TD pass from Mike Moss to give Memorial its first-half lead.

Larson gained 102 yards on 20 carries, while Moss passed for 197 yards, completing 23 of 48 passes and two interceptions.

Sun Prairie played without Sean Marshall for the second straight game for displinary reasons.

MEMORIAL 22, SUN PRAIRIE 14

Madison Memorial 14 8 0 0—22

Sun Prairie 0 0 7 7—14

Scoring summary: MM—Jordan Fredrick, 59 interception return (Lechein Neblett pass from Mike Moss). MM—Keith Larson, 45 run (pass failed). MM—Neblett, 25 pass from Moss (Fredrick from Moss pass). SP—Ross Harmon, 41 pass from Jordan Noskowiak (Jordan Noble kick). SP—Harmon, 8 pass from Tyler Patterson (Noble kick).

Statistics: First downs—MM 16, SP 12. Rushing—MM 25-99, SP 35-107. Yards passing—MM 197, SP 124. Passes—MM 48-23-2, SP 25-10-1. Fumbles—MM 2-1, SP 5-3. Penalties—MM 14-119, SP 9-97.

n East 38, Beloit 14—Drew McAdams completed 17 of 28 passes for 298 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Madison East over the Purple Knights, leaving both teams at 1-2 in the Big Eight.

EAST 38, BELOIT 14

Beloit Memorial 0 6 0 8—14

Madison East 21 10 0 7—38

Scoring summary: ME—Tyler Kubicek, 28 pass from Drew McAdams. ME—McAdams, 2 run (Kubicek kick). ME—Marquis Mason, 26 pass from McAdams (Kubicek kick). BM—Rob Douglas, 28 pass from Caleb Goff (kick failed). ME—Mason, 13 pass from McAdams (Kubicek kick). ME—FG, Kubicek, 42. ME—Kubicek 45 pass to McAdams (Kubicek kick). BM—Brandon Thiering, 1 run (Goff from Brent Cox pass).

Statistics: First downs—BM 15, ME 14. Rushing—BM 40-186, ME 35-248. Yards passing—BM 95, ME 298. Passes—BM 26-13-0, ME 28-17-1. Fumbles—BM 2-0, ME 1-1. Penalties—BM 9-64, ME 13-135.

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