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Sun Prairie, Verona, West win in Big Eight

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Gazette Staff
September 5, 2009

Sun Prairie High School hammered Madison La Follette, 35-16, in Big Eight Conference football Friday night at Lussier Stadium in Madison.


The Cardinals (2-0) kept pace with Janesville Parker and Verona for the early Big Eight Conference lead. La Follette fell to 0-2.


Sun Prairie gained a 14-0 lead in the first quarter and controlled the game the rest of the way.


Alec Pankow gained 280 yards on 24 carries to pace Sun Prairie. La Follette quarterback Nick Anderson completed 17 passes for 230 yards and two touchdowns.


SUN PRAIRIE 35, LA FOLLETTE 16


Sun Prairie 14 7 14 0—35


Madison La Follette 0 8 8 0—16


Scoring summary: SP—Aaron Mayr 23 pass from Tyler Patterson (Jordan Noble kick). SP—Alec Pankow, 1 run (Noble kick). ML—Dominque Sanders, 37 pass from Nick Anderson (Justin Stanzel, pass from Anderson). SP—Eric Wilberding, 26 pass from Patterson (Noble kick). ML—Brooks Jackson, 16 pass from Anderson (Stanzel, pass from Anderson). SP—Wilberding, 19 pass from Mayr (Noble kick). SP—Cody Whelan, 3 run (Noble kick).


Statistics: First downs—SP 18, ML 9. Rushing—SP 44-288, ML 19-5. Yards passing—SP 123, ML 230. Passes—SP 22-9-0, ML 30-17-1. Fumbles—SP 0-0, ML 1-1. Penalties—SP 7-61, ML 5-40.


n Verona 47, Memorial 26—Cameron Bathe, Ryan McDonald and Brian Woods each scored two touchdowns to lead the defending co-champion Wildcats (2-0) past host Madison Memorial (1-1) in a Big Eight Conference game.


Bathe rushed 18 times for 80 yards and caught two passes for 19 more and scored on a pair of 2-yard runs. Bathe also kicked five extra points.


Memorial’s Lechein Neblett caught scoring passes of 30 and 68 yards from Mike Moss.


VERONA 47, MEMORIAL 26


Verona 7 20 7 13—47


Madison Memorial 6 6 0 14—26


Scoring summary: V—Burns, 4 run (Bathe kick). MM—Larson, 1 run (run failed). V—McDonald, 26 run (Bathe kick). V—Bathe, 2 run (kick failed). MM—Neblett, 30 pass from Moss (run failed). V—Woods, 41 run (Bathe kick). V—McDonald, 8 run (Bathe kick). V—Woods, 8 pass from Burns (Bathe kick). MM—Neblett, 68 pass from Moss (run failed). V—Bathe, 2 run (kick failed). MM—Miller, 11 pass from Froves (Wise run).


Statistics: First downs—MM 8, V 20. Rushing—MM 21-75, V 61-508. Yards passing—MM 163, V 88. Passes—MM 17-7-0, V 7-5-0. Fumbles—MM 2-1, V 3-1. Penalties—MM 10-85, V 10-83.


West 21, Middleton 16—Leighton Settle gained 215 yards on 32 carries, including an 87-yard touchdown run, to lead Madison West past defending co-champion Middleton, leaving both teams at 1-1 in the Big Eight.


West rushed for 312 yards on 53 attempts to Middleton’s 153 yards on 38 carries. The Cardinals had no passing yardage.


WEST 21, MIDDLETON 16


Madison West 7 0 0 14—21


Middleton 0 7 2 7—16


Scoring summary: MW—Julius Starling, 19 run (Kennth Doe kick). M—Jaime Hofer, 33 run (Kevin Peternell kick). M—Safety, snap over end zone. MW—Leighton Settle, 5 run (Wade from Wads psss) MW—Settle, 87 run (kick failed). M—Hofer, 6 pass from Shane Adler, (Peternell kick).


Statistics: First down—MW 15, M 9. Rushing—MW 53-312, M 38-153. Yards passing—MW 0, M 6. Passes—MW 3-1-0, M 10-1-1. Fumbles—MW 2-2. M 1-0. Penatlies—MW 11-85, M 6-60.



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