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Late touchdown lifts Milton; Fort Atkinson, Monona Grove win again

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Gazette Staff
August 27, 2011

Milton High School’s Luke Ganz caught a 22-yard touchdown pass with 15 seconds remaining Friday to give the Red Hawks a 25-22 nonconference football victory over Sauk Prairie.


Sauk Prairie took a 22-19 lead with 2:14 to play on a 16-yard pass to Dan Brennan from Jared Schaff.


Josh Kummer gained 263 yards on 31 carries, including a 24-yard touchdown run that put Milton ahead 19-14 with 7:26 remaining.


MILTON 25, SAUK PRAIRIE 22


Sauk Prairie 7 0 7 8—22


Milton 7 6 0 12—25


Scoring summary: M—Ian Johnson, 56 run (Sam McCann kick); SP—Noah Ballweg, 6 run (Dexter Brunig kick). M—McCann, 9 pass from Evan Phillips (kick failed); SP—Jared Schaaf, 5 run (Dexter Breunig kick); M—Josh Kummer, 24 run (kick failed). SP—Dan Brennan, 16 pass from Schaaf (Clayton Bohler run). M—Luke Ganz, 22 pass from Phillips.


Statistics: First downs—Sauk Prairie 17, Milton 22. Rushing—Sauk Prairie 45-253, Milton 43-375. Yards passing—Sauk Prairie 153, Milton 108. Passes—Sauk Prairie 22-7-1, Milton 20-9-1. Fumbles—Sauk Prairie 1-1, Milton 2-1. Penalties—Sauk Prairie 10-72, Milton 7-57.


n Fort Atkinson 27, Portage 21—Drew Dunkleberger threw for four touchdowns to lead Fort Atkinson past visiting Portage in a nonconference game.


Dunkleberger completed 11 of 18 passes for 202 yards.


Dunkleberger hit James Nachtigal with scoring throws of 28 and 46 yards, and Shiloh Weber from seven yards out and Austin Stoltenburg from 45 yards out.


He has five TD passes on the season.


Nachtigal caught five passes for 109 yards.


Daniel Beck led Portage with 181 yards rushing, including an 83-yard scoring run.


FORT ATKINSON 27, PORTAGE 21


Portage 6 0 0 15—21


Fort Atkinson 0 13 14 0—27


Scoring summary: P—Daniel Beck, 83 run (kick failed). FA—James Nachtigal, 28 pass from Drew Dunkleberger (kick failed). FA—Shiloh Weber, 7 pass Dunkleberger (Marie Fitzgerald kick). FA—Austin Stoltenburg, 45 pass from Dunkleberger (Fitzgerald kick). FA—Nachtigal, 46 pass from Dunkleberger (Fitzgerald kick). P—Ian Taylor, 14 run (Beck from Taylor). P—Beau Zeihen, 29 pass from Taylor (Michael Jordahl kick).


Statistics; First downs—P 15, FA 12. Rushing—P 39-278, FA 30-78. Yards passing—P 76, FA 202. Passes—P 23-9-2, FA 18-11-1. Fumbles—P 2-0, FA 1-1. Penalties—P 11-70, FA 8-57.


n Waunakee 57, Monroe 6—The Warriors scored five touchdowns in the first quarter to bury the Cheesemakers.


Waunakee’s Leo Musso gained 92 yards on nine carries and scored three touchdowns all in the first quarter.


WAUNAKEE 57, MONROE 6


Waunakee 36 14 0 7—57


Monroe 0 0 6 0—6


Scoring summary: Scoring summary: W—Musso, 7 run (Musso pass from Bollant). W—Chamberlain, 19 fumble return (Russell kick). W—Musso, 3 run (Russell kick). W—Musso, 37 run (Russell kick). W—Gaugert, 35 pass from Bollant (Russell kick). W—Chamberlain, 1 run (Russell kick). W—Hagen, 2 run (Williamson kick). M—Dahik, 22 pass from Barenklau (kick failed). W—Reynolds, 5 run (Williamson kick).


Statistics: First downs—W 18, M 1. Rushing—W 41-341, M 16 -1. Yards passing--W 83, M 22. Passes—W 7-5-0, M 5-1-0. Fumbles—W 3-1, M 2-2. Penalties—W 4-35, M 2-10.


n Monona Grove 41, Baraboo 6—Connor Lewis rushed for 168 yards on 17 carries, including a 44-yard touchdown run, as Monona Grove controlled visiting Baraboo.


The Silver Eagles took a 28-0 lead in the first half. James Connor had scoring runs of 11 and 13 yards, and Evan Oldenburg added TD runs of 4 and 27 yards.


Monona Grove (2-0) rushed for 319 yards.


MONONA GROVE 41, BARABOO 6


Baraboo 0 0 0 6—6


Monona Grove 14 14 0 13—41


Scoring summary: MG—James Conner, 11 run (Drew Schuchardt kick). MG—Evan Oldenburg, 4 run (Schuchardt kick). MG—Conner, 13 run (Schuchardt kick). MG—Nathan Taylor, 9 run (Schuchardt kick). MG—Chase Lewis, 44 run (kick failed). MG—Oldenburg, 27 (Schuchardt kick). B—Sean McGann, 60 run (pass failed).


Statistics: First downs—B 7, MG 19. Rushing—B 37-172, MG 43-319. Yards passing—B 26, MG 63. Passes—B 6-2-1, MG 9-6-1. Fumbles—B 1-0, MG 0-0. Penalties—B 4-30, MG 7-43.


n Reedsburg 27, Stoughton 21—Reedsburg rallied from a 21-7 fourth-quarter deficit to beat host Stoughton.


Weston Ernstmeyer rushed for 207 yards on 34 carries, including scoring runs of 3, 1 and 13 runs, to lead the comeback. Stoughton fumbled a kickoff after Reedsburg cut the lead to 21-13, which set up Ernstmeyer’s 13-yard scoring run.


Tony Volk threw for 184 yards to lead the Vikings.


Both teams are 1-1.


REEDSBURG 27, STOUGHTON 21


Reedsburg 0 7 0 20—27


Stoughton 7 0 7 7—21


Scoring summary: S—Ben Gerber, 6 run (Paul Rosowski kick). R—Weston Ernstmeyer, 3 run (Tyler Arneson kick). S—Nick Liggett, 10 pass from Tony Volk (Rosowski kick). S—Volk, 1 run (Rosowski kick). R—Ernstmeyer, 1 run (kick failed). R—Ernstmeyer, 13 run (pass failed). R—Luke Bjorklund, 1 run (Austin Westerwelle run).


Statistics: First downs—R 16, S 15. Rushing—R 52-281, S 29-113. Yards passing—R 31, S 184. Passes—R 5-2-2, S 27-12-1. Fumbles—R 3-1, S 1-1. Penalties—R 7-55, S 7-52.



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