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Badger draws Franklin in third round of playoffs

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Gazette Staff
November 2, 2009

Kyle Poplar gained 119 yards on 19 carries, including a 30-yard touchdown run, in leading Lake Geneva Badger High School’s football team to a 34-20 victory over South Milwaukee at Greendale.


With the win Saturday, the Badgers (9-2) advance to a WIAA Division 2 third-round playoff game Friday night against Franklin (9-2), also at Greendale.


Badger gained 433 yards rushing on 54 carries against South Milwaukee (6-5), while the Rockets were held to 16 yards on 25 attempts.


BADGER 34, SOUTH MILWAUKEE 10


Lake Geneva Badger 7 14 13 0—34


South Milwaukee 7 3 0 0—10


Scoring summary: SM—Brandon Owen-Proesel, 15 pass from sam Oliden (Oliden kick). LGB—Trevor York, 14 run (nick Stilp kick). LGB—Kyle Poplar, 30 5run (Stilp kick). LGB—Branden Allen, 1 fumble return (Stilp kick). SM—FG, Oliden, 27. LGB—York, 40 run (kick failed). LGB—Alex Cook, 6 run (Stilp kick).


Statistics: First downs—LGB 20, SM 11. Rushing—GLB 54-433, SM 25-16. Yards passing—LG 20, SM 158. Passes—LGB 3-1-0, SM 25-12-1. Fimbles—LGB 6-2, SM 3-3. Penalties—LGB 4-30, SM 5-39..



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