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Madison Memorial nips Middleton in battle of co-leaders

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October 10, 2009

Big Eight football



League Season


W L W L


Madison Memorial 6 1 6 1


Verona 6 1 6 1


Janesville Parker 5 2 5 2


Middleton 5 2 5 2


Sun Prairie 5 2 5 2


Madison West 3 4 3 4


Madison La Follette 2 5 2 5


Janesville Craig 1 6 1 6


Beloit Memorial 1 6 1 6


Madison East 1 6 1 6


RESULTS FRIDAY


Janesville Craig 27, Madison East 18


Janesville Parker 29, Madison La Follette 12


Sun Prairie 28, Madison West 19


Verona 42, Beloit Memorial 6


Madison Memorial 14, Middleton 11


GAMES NEXT FRIDAY


Madison Memorial at Janesville Parker


Janesville Craig at Madison West


Sun Prairie at Verona


Middleton at Beloit Memorial


Madison La Follette at Madison East


Madison Memorial High School’s football team didn’t win the statistical battle Friday night, but the Spartans won where it mattered most—on the scoreboard.


In a showdown for first place in the Big Eight Conference, the host Spartans held off Middleton for a 14-11 win.


Memorial (6-1) reamined in a first-place tie with Verona (6-1), while Middleton (5-2) fell into a third-place tie with Janesville Parker (5-2) and Sun Prairie (5-2).


Middleton outgained the Spartans but could not overcome a 14-3 hafltime deficit.


Memorial’s Mike Moss completed 18 of 34 passes for 153 yards and one touchdown.


The Spartans are at Janesville Parker next Friday.


MEMORIAL 14, MIDDLETON 11


Middleton 3 0 0 8—11


Madison Memorial 0 14 0 0—14


Scoring summary: Mid—FG, Shane Adler, 25. MM—Jordan Frederick, 18 pass from Mike Moss (Galle pass from Moss). MM—DeWaard, 2 yard fumble return (pass failed). Mid—Jamie Hofer, 3 run (Peternell pass from Adler).


Statistics: First downs—Mid 12, MM 12. Rushes—Mid 43-187, MM 28-79. Yards passing—Mid 84, MM 153. Passes—Mid 23-12-0, MM 34-18-0. Fumbles—Mid 4-1, MM 1-0. Penalties—Mid 4-30, MM 4-40.


n Verona 49, Beloit 14—The host Wildcats scored 35 points in the second quarter en route to a Big Eight victory over visiting Beloit Memorial.


Verona (6-1) remained tied for first place with Madison Memorial, while Beloit slipped to 1-6.


Cameron Bathe led a balanced Verona attack with 134 yards rushing, while Beloit’s Caleb Goff led all rushers with 135 yards.


VERONA 49, BELOIT 14


Beloit Memorial 0 0 0 14—14


Verona 0 35 7 7—49


Scoring summary: V—Flora, 2 pass from Burns (Bathe kick). V—Malafa, 9 pass from Burns (Bathe kick). V—Burns, 2 run (Bathe kick). V—Bathe, 37 run (Bathe kick). V—Flora, 14 pass from Burns (Bathe kick). V—McDonald, 12 pass from Burns (Bathe kick). B—Goff, 60 run (kick failed). V—Bull, 61 run (Bathe kick). B—Thiering, 1 run (Crosby run).


Statistics: First downs—B 8, V 13. Rushes—B 28-201, V 32-338. Yards passing—B 83, V 74. Passes—B 13-7-1, V 14-10-0. Fumbles—B 0-0, V 1-0. Penalties—B 10-88, V 8-75.


n Sun Prairie 28, West 19—Leighton Settle gained 178 yards on 24 carries, including touchdown runs of 60 and 41 yards, but it wasn’t enough to carry Madison West (3-4) in a ig Eight loss at Sun Prairie (5-2).


Quarterback Tyler Patterson made TD throws of 19 and 28 yards, while Anthony Burchett returned a punt 55 yards for a touchdown and made a 21-yard touchdown pass interception to spark Sun Prairie.


SUN PRAIRIE 28, WEST 19


Madison West 0 0 12 17—19


Sun Prairie 7 0 14 7—28


Scoring summary: SP—Corey Peterson, 19 pass from Tyler Patterson (Jordan Noble kick). MW—Leighton Settle, 60 run (kick failed). SP—Jordan Noskowiak, 28 from Patterson (Noble kick) SP—Anthony Burchett, 55 punt return (Noble kick). MW—Settle, 41 run (run failed). MW—Clarence Smith, 4 run (Kenneth Doe kick). SP—Burchett, 21 interception return (Noble kick).


Statistics—First downs—MW 11, SP 11. Rushing—MW 41-243, SP 22-38. Yards passing—MW 32, SP 180. Passes—MW 11-3-1, SP 20-9-1. Fumbles—MW 2-1, SP 2-2. Penalties—MW 11-120, SP 8-56.



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