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Milton rolls past Sauk Prairie

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Gazette Staff
August 29, 2009

Milton rolls past Sauk


Red Hawks’ Hammon fires 2 TD passes


Gazette Staff


Milton High scored 31 unanswered points Friday night en route to a 45-14 victory over Sauk Prairie in a nonconference football opener game delayed by lightning.


Milton quarterback Nate Hammon fired touchdown passes of 36 and 33 yards to Phillip McCarthy. Hammon also scored a touchdown on a 65-yard punt return.


Hammon completed 8 of 14 passes for 170 yads and two touchdowns.


The Red Hawks, the defending Badger South champions, rolled up 320 total yards.


Milton’s Alec Vicenzi led all runners with 93 yards on 23 carries. He also scored the game’s first touchdown. McCarthy finished with four catches for 94 yards and two touchdowns.


Kyle Martinelli kicked six extra points the Red Hawks and drilled a 33-yard field goal.


Milton’s Dustin Daniels added a touchdown on a two-yard fumble return.


MILTON 45, SAUK PRAIRIE 14


Sauk Prairie 0 14 0 0—14


Milton 7 14 14 10—45


Scoring summary: M—Alec Vicenzi 6 run (Kyle Martinelli kick). SP—Travis Breuning 5 run (Karl Schroeder kick). M—Phillip McCarthy 36 pass from Nate Hammon (Martinelli kick). SP—James Wixom 68 interception return (Schroeder kick). M—McCarthy 33 pass from Hammon. (Martinelli kick). M—Hammon 65 punt return (Martinelli kick). M—Dustin Daniels, 2 fumble return (Martinelli kick). M—Martinelli, FG, 33. M—Nate Weber, 3 run.


Statistics: Rushing—SP 33-81, M 47-218. Yards passing—SP 17, M 102. Passes—SP 11-3-2, M 18-11-1. First downs—SP 4, Milton 19. Fumbles—SP 3-2, M 2-1.


n Waunakee 41, Fort Atkinson 0—Kyle Acker and Leo Musso scored two touchdowns apiece as the Warriors rolled to victory over the Black Hawks in a nonconference opener stopped with 3:21 left to play in the third quarter.


Musso led all rushers with 74 yards on six carries. He scored on runs of 7 and 3 yards.


Acker had scoring suns of 17 and 38 yards.


Waunakee limited Fort Atkinson to six total yards.


WAUNAKEE 41, FORT ATKINSON 0


Waunakee 28 13 0—41


Fort Atkinson 0 0 0—0


Scoring summary: W—Derek Strauss, 50 pass from Trent Cummings (Kassy McCarthy kick). W—Kyke Acker, 17 run (McCarthy kick). W—Leo Musso, 7 run (McCarthy kick). W—Acker, 31 run (McCarthy kick). W— Musso, 3 run (Connor Hurst kick). W—Kanha Man, 21 run (kick failed).


Statistics: Rushing—W 31-227, FA 15-minus-11. Yards passing—W 110, FA 21. Passes—W 5-5-0, FA 6-3-0. Fumbles—W 1-0; FA 3-0. Penalties—W 3-15, 1-5.


n Stoughton 28, Portage 7—Stoughton jumped to a 14-0 lead in the second quarter and defeated visiting Portage in a nonconference opener.


Eric Gerber threw two touchdown passes and had 64 of Stoughton’s 156 yards rushing.


STOUGHTON 28, PORTAGE 7


Portage 0 0 7 0—7


Stoughton 0 14 7 7—14


Scoring summary: S—Joe Ginther, 5 run (Ryan Nyhagen kick). S—Nyhagen, 25 pass from Eric Gerber (Nyhagen kick). S—Matt Olson, 25 fumble return (Nyhagen kick). P—Jon Nolan 6 run (Dustin Krey kick). S—Brad Coon, 14 pass from Gerber (Nyhagen kick).


Statistics: First downs—P 13, S 9. Rushing—P 33-122, S 34-156. Yards passing—P 120, S 97. Passes—P 24-11-0, S 13-7-0. Fumbles—P 3-2, S 2-1. Penalties—P 7-45, S 6-50.


n Monona Grove 17, Reedsburg 14—Beau Goff’s 36-yard field goal in the third quarter proved to be the difference for Monona Grove in a smash-mouth nonconference opener late Friday night between highly rated Badger teams.


The Silver Eagles, picked to win the Badger South, rushed for 305 yards. Reedsburg, last year’s WAA Division 3 state runner-up, had 203.


MONONA GROVE 17, REEDSBURG 14


Reedsburg 0 7 7 0—14


Monona Grove 7 7 3 0—17


Scoring summary: MG—Mike Percy, 27 run (Beau Goff kick). MG—Ryan Roberts, 2 eun (Goff kick). R—Chad Mazur, 5 run, (Michael Hoyesk kick). MG—FG, Goff, 36 R—Ryan Matthews, 43 run (Hoyesk kick).


Statistics: First downs—R 9, MG 21. Rushes—R 34-203, MG 50-305. Yards passing—R 0, MG 55. Passes—R 1-0-0, MG 13-8-0. Fumbles—R 2-0, MG 0-0. Penalties—R 8-65, MG 10-65.


n DeForest 39, Monroe 0—Cory Wipperfurth led the way with four touchdowns as DeForest prevailed in a weather-delayed nonconference opener Friday night at Monroe.


DeFOREST 39, MONROE 0


DeForest 13 13 13 0—39


Monroe 0 0 0 0—0


Scoring summary: D—Matt Wincklerr, 14 pass from Ryan Sands (kick failed). D—Eric Stewart, 20 pass from Sands (Ricky Horton kick). D—Cory Wipperfurth, 5 run (kick failed). D—Wipperfurth, 9 run (Steve Hoffman kick). D—Wipperfurth, 4 run ((Hoffman kick). D—Wipperfurth, 8 run (Hoffman kick).




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