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Verona, Middleton stay tied for Big Eight football lead

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Gazette Staff
October 4, 2008

Big Eight football



League Season


W L W L


Middleton 5 1 5 1


Verona 5 1 5 1


Janesville Craig 4 2 4 2


Madison West 4 2 4 2


Sun Prairie 4 2 4 2


Janesville Parker 3 3 3 3


Madison Memorial 3 3 3 3


Beloit Memorial 1 5 1 5


Madison East 1 5 1 5


Madison La Follette 0 6 0 6


RESULTS FRIDAY


Janesville Craig 27, Janesville Parker 12


Madison Memorial 20, Beloit Memorial 15


Middleton 49, Madison La Follette 27


Sun Prairie 44, Madison East 20


Verona 24, Madison West 21


GAMES NEXT FRIDAY


Madison La Follette at Janesville Parker


Janesville Craig at Madison East


Sun Prairie at Madison West


Verona at Beloit Memorial


Madison Memorial at Middleton


Verona High School’s football (5-1) got 151 yards passing and two touchdown throws from Trevor Burmeister to rally past West (4-2), 24-21, Friday night in a battle of Big Eight Conference co-leaders.


The victory kept the Wildcats tied with Middleton for first place.


West’s Leighton Settle rushed for 193 yards on 28 carries and scored three touchdowns. Cameron Bates led Verona with 94 yards on 13 carries.


VERONA 24, WEST 21


West 7 0 7 7—21


Verona 9 7 0 8—24


Scoring summary: V—Safety, punt snapped out of end zone. V—Cameron Bates, 41 run (Adam Means kick). MW—Leighton Settle, 2 run (Colin Jarvis kick). V—Matt Kessenich, 9 pass from Trevor Burmeister (Means kick). MW—Settle, 8 run (Javis kick). MW—Settle, 53 run (Jarvis kick). V—Ndiva Malasa, 30 pass from Burmeister (Mason Meyer pass from Burmeister).


Statistics: First downs—MW 9, V 14. Rushing—MW 35 204, V 40-138. Yards passing—MW 22, V 154. Passes—MW 9-4-0, V 18-11-1. Fumbles—MW 0-0, V 1-1 Verona. Penalties—MW 10-90, V 7-55.


n Middleton 49, La Follette 27—Brooks Braga rushed for 291 yards, including scoring runs of 2, 39, 49, 36 and 61 yards, to lead the Cardinals (5-1) past host Madison La Follette.


The win kept Middleton a tie with Verona for the Big Eight lead.


D.J. Fuller had 170 yards on 20 carries in his first appearance for La Follette (0-6), which began the season with 16 suspended players.


MIDDLETON 49, LA FOLLETTE 27


Middleton 14 7 21 7—49


La Follette 7 7 7 6—27


Scoring summary: Mid—Brooks Braga, 2 run (Tom Huepenbecker kick). ML—Ryan Waessler, 10 pass from D.J. Fuller (Dayton Sheppard kick). Mid—Braga, 39 run (Huepnebecker kick). Mid—Braga, 49 run (Huepenbecker kick). ML—Ross Elliot, 2 run (Sheppard kick). Mid—Braga, 36 run (Huepenbecker kick). Mid—Braga, 61 run (Huepenbecker kick). ML—Fuller, 75 run (Sheppard kick). Mid—David Ripp, 2 run (Huepenbecker kick). Mid—Romie Ripp, 37 pass from Ryan Howard (Huepenbecker kick). ML—Brooks Jackson, 20 pass from Mitchell Frank (pass failed).


Statistics: First downs—Mid 12, ML 19. Rushing—Mid 49-346, ML 38-220. Yards passing—Mid 83, ML 203. Passes—Mid 13-8-0, ML 23-13-1. Fumbles—Mid 1-1, LF 1-0. Penalties—Mid 5-55, ML 6-34.


n Sun Prairie 44, East 20—The Cardinals (4-2) romped over the Madison East (1-5) with the help of a 28-7 halftime lead.


The Cardinals’ Kyle Huemmer gained 133 yards on 30 carries, including touchdown runs of one and seven yards. Sun Prairie quarterback Phil Klaas passed for 198 yards and two touchdowns.


SUN PRAIRIE 44, EAST 20


Madison East 0 7 0 13—20


Sun Prairie 7 21 3 13—44


Scoring summary: SP—Kyle Huemmer, 1 run (Tyler Patterson kick). ME—Tyler Kubicek, 8 pass from Drew McAdams (Kubicek kick). SP—Jason Davis, 50 pass from Phil Klaas (Patterson kick),. SP—Huemmer, 7 run (Patterson kick). SP—Sam Marshall, 25 pass from Klaas (Patterson kick). FG—Patterson 23. ME—Steve Kimball, 10 pass from McAdams (Kubicek kick). SP—Huemmer, 2 run (Patterson kick). SP—Alec Pankow, 13 run (kick failed). ME—Curtis McBride, 3 run (run failed).


Statistics: First downs—ME 11, SP 15. Rushing—ME 27-96, SP 42-180. Yards passing—ME 141, SP 198. Passes—ME 36-17-3, SP 20-9-0. Fumbles—ME 1-1, SP 1-1. Penalties—ME 12-124, SP 13-128.


n Memorial 20, Beloit 15—Lechein Neblett caught touchdown passes of eight and 10 yards, and Jordan Fredrick returned an interception 47 yards to give Memorial a 20-0 lead at the the half as the Spartans held off Beloit in a Big Eight Conference.


MEMORIAL 20, BELOIT 15


Beloit Memorial 0 0 0 15—15


Madison Memorial 0 20 0 0—20


Scoring summary: MM—Lechein Neblett, 8 pass from Ace Davis (Tyler Juelich kick). MM—Neblett, 10 pass from Mike Moss (Julich kick). MM—Jordan Fredrick, 47 interception return (kick failed). BM—Tylor Goodyear, 19 pass from Ken Evans (Tha Trinh, pass from Jordan Harris). BM—Robert Douglass, 11 pass from Harris (Wil Erickson kick).


Statistics: First downs—BM 8, MM 11. Rushing—BM 23-74, MM 25-96. Yard passing—BM 122, MM 157. Passes—BM 31-9-4, MM 30-18-1. Fumbles—BM 1-0, MM 1-0. Penalties—BM 3-20, MM 11-90.



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