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Badger rushes past Whitnall

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Gazette Staff
October 28, 2009

Trevor York and Kyle Poplar each scored two rushing touchdowns to lead Lake Geneva Badger past Whitnall, 47-35, in a Division 2 playoff opener.


York scored on runs of nine and seven yards and finished with 178 yards rushing on 19 carries. Poplar had TD runs of seven and one yards and finished with 117 yards on 12 carries.


John Leibforth added a 14-yard scoring run and gained 96 yards on 20 carries as the Badgers finished with 448 yards on 60 carries.


LAKE GENEVA BADGER 47, WHITNALL 35


Whitnall 0 0 7 28—35


Lake Geneva 14 7 13 13—47


Scoring summary: LGB—Trevor York, 9 run (Nick Stilp kick). LGB—John Leibforth, 14 run (Stilp kick). LGB—John McBride, 18 pass from John Leibforth (Stilp kick). LGB—York, 7 run (Stilp kick). W—Ben Schaefer, 12 pass from Joel Stave (Danny Miskov kick). LGB—Alex Cook, 24 run (kick failed). W—Schaefer, 15 pass from Stave (Miskov kick). LGB—Kyle Poplar, 46 run (kick failed). W—Luke Garven, 40 pass from Stave (J. Rangstorf pass from Stave). LGB—Poplar, 1 run (Stilp kick). W—Sean Graham, 1 run (pass failed). W—Bobby Grim, 64 pass from Stave (Miskov kick).


Statistics: First downs—W 18, LGB 26. Rushing—W 22-6, LGB 60-448. yards passing—W 326, LGB 54. Passes—W 38-22-1, LGB 6-3-0. Fumbles—W 4-0, LGB 5-1. Penalties—W 3-24, LGB 10-70.


-- Waunakee 37, Oregon 6—The Warriors led the Panthers 28-0 at the half.


Waunakee gained 307 yards on 49 carries to Oregon's 73 yards on 32 carries. Leo Musso gained 173 yards on 15 carries, including a 62-yard scoring run.


Waunakee (9-1) will play at DeForest (8-2) on Saturday.


WAUNAKEE 37, OREGON 6


Oregon 0 0 6 0—6


Waunakee 14 14 7 2—37


Scoring summary: W—Acker, 9 run (mcCarthy kick). W—Musso, 62 run (McCarthy kick). W—Stras, 3 run (McCarthy kick). W—Newhouse, 48 pass from Cumming (McCarthy kick). O—McCauley, 13 pass from Graber (kick failed). W—Straus, 25 run (McCarthy kick). W—Safety.


Statistics: First downs—O 9, W 25. Rushing—O 32-73, W 45-307. Yards Passing—O 72, W 165. Passes—O 26-10-3, W 18-6-2. Fumbles—O 1-0, W 0-0. Penalties—O 3-15, W 7-80.


-- Monona Grove 40, Slinger 16—The Silver Eagles (10-0) pulled away in the second half to win the Division 2 playoff opener.


Monona Grove will host Cedarburg on Saturday.


MONONA GROVE 40, SLINGER 16


Slinger 7 3 0 6—16


Monona Grove 14 7 6 13—40


Scoring summary: MG—Roach, 1 tun (Twing kick). S—Durian, 59 run (Emmer kick). MG—Payne, 10 pass from Rauch (Twing kick). S—FG, Emmer, 33. MG—Roach, 23 run (Twing kick). MG—Goff, 1 run (kick failed). MG—Goff, 1 run (kick failed). S—Durian, 65 run (run failed). MG—Steinke, 30 interception return (Twing kick).


Statistics: First downs—S 9, MG 22. Rushes—S 24-183, MG 40-178. Yards passing—S 40, MG 106. Passes—S 19-5-4, MG 20-10-1. Fumbles—S 0-0, MG 2-2. Penalties—S 8-72, S 5-30.


-- Waterford 60, Milwaukee North 14—Beau Steffens scored on runs covering 18 and 3 yards to lead the Wolverines past visiting Milwaukee North in a Division 2 playoff opener.


Waterford (9-1) held North (4-6) to 129 yards. Waterford rushed for 248 yards.


WATERFORD 60, MILWAUKEE NORTH 14


Milwaukee North 6 0 0 8—14


Waterford 28 17 8 7—60


Scoring summary: WAT—Beau Steffens, 18 run (Schulyer kick). WAT—Dessort, 23 pass from Fisher (kick failed). MN—Taylor, 79 pass from Hill (run failed). WAT—Steffens, 3 run (run failed). WAT—G. Steffens, 34 run (Schulyer kick). WAT—Safety, ball snapped out of end zone. WAT—FG, Schulyer, 35. WAT—Bauman, fumble recovery in end zone. WAT—Christopherson, 10 run (Schulyer kick). WAT—Baas, 6 7 run (Schulyer kick). MN—Walker, 59 pass from Hill (Williams pass from Hill).


Statistics: First downs—MN 2, WAT 8. Rushing—MN 29/-9, WAT 25-248. Yards passing—MN 138, WAT 53. Passes—MN 5-3-2, WAT 6-3-1. Fumbles—MN 3-2, WAT 3-1. Penalties—MN 4-18, WAT 2-15.



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