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Ferguson returns to lead Madison Memorial

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September 3, 2011

Big Eight football



League Season


W L W L


Janesville Parker 3 0 3 0


Middleton 3 0 3 0


Verona 3 0 3 0


Madison Memorial 2 1 2 1


Sun Prairie 2 1 2 1


Janesville Craig 1 2 1 2


Madison East 1 2 1 2


Beloit Memorial 0 3 0 3


Madison La Follette 0 3 0 3


Madison West 0 3 0 3


RESULTS FRIDAY


Janesville Parker 28, Beloit Memorial 0


Sun Prairie 51, Janesville Craig 20


Middleton 46, Madison East 12


Madison Memorial 37, Madison West 15


Verona 54, Madison La Follette 14


GAMES NEXT FRIDAY


Beloit Memorial at Janesville Craig


Janesville Parker at Madison East


Middleton at Madison West


Madison La Follette at Sun Prairie


Madison Memorial at Verona


Joe Ferguson was back in action Friday night for Madison Memorial High School’s football team, and it showed.


The junior quarterback came off a two-game suspension to complete 14 of 26 passes for 340 yards and rush 13 times for 134 yards as the Spartans (2-1) pulled away from Madison West, 37-15, in a Big Eight Conference game at Mansfield Stadium.


West (3-0) jumped off to a 9-0 lead and led 15-14 after three quarters. Feguson then fired 31- and 71-yard touchdown passes to Jamar Morris and scored on a 7-yard run as Memorial exploded for a 23-point final period.


MEMORIAL 37, WEST 15


Madison Memorial 0 14 0 23—37


Madison West 6 3 6 0—15


Scoring summary: MW—Tre Deadwiler, 40 run (kick failed). MW—FG, Vivek Ramakrishman, 40. MM—Miller, 10 run (Jetrmy Gartland kick). MM—Joe Ferguson, 7 run (Gartland kick). MW—Deadwiler, 55 run (pass failed). MWW—Jarmar Morris, 31 pass from Ferguson (Jester Weah, pass from Ferguson). MM—Morris, 71 pass from Ferguson (Ferguson run). MM—Ferguson, 7 run (Gartland kick).


Statistics: First downs—MM 14, MW 14. Rushing—MM 166, MW 221. Yards passing—MM 340, MW 30. Passes—MM 26-14-0, MW 13-4-0. Fumbles—MM 2-1, MW 6-1. Penalties—MM 10-85, MW 5-35.


n Verona 54, La Follette 14—Verona amassed 330 yards total yards to defeat Madison La Follette in a Big Eight Conference game.


The undefeated Wildcats (3-0) used the running and passing of Jake Hauser. Hauser rushed six times for 45 yards and a score and completed eight of 14 passes for 158 yards and four touchdowns.


Alex Watzke caught two of the TD passes.


Dom Wise added an 84-yard kickoff return for a TD.


Jesse Freiberg led the Lancers (0-3) with 115 yards rushing on 11 carries, including a 63-yard touchdown run.


VERONA 54, LA FOLLETTE 14


Verona 13 7 20 14—54


Madison La Follette 0 6 0 8—14


Scoring summary: V—Alex Watzke, 8 pass from Jake Hauser (Derek Witte kick). V—Hauser, 21 run (kick failed). V—Watzke, 30 pass from Hauser (Witte kick). ML—Casey Lamb, 12 pass from Troy Teigen (kick failed). V—Dom Wise, 84 kickoff return (Witte kick). V—Tyler Parker, 31 pass from Hauser (kick failed). V—Parker, 26 pass from Hauser (Witte kick). V—Ben Gibbs, 33 run (Witte kick). ML—Jesse Freiberg, 63 run (Brent Dobson pass from Jerrod Matthews). V—Sharer, 35 run (Witte kick).


Statistics; First downs—V 17, ML 14. Rushing—V 29-172, ML 30-162. Yards passing—V 158, ML 166. Passes—V 14-8-0, ML 24-13-3. Fumbles—V 1-1, ML 2-2. Penalties—V 4-30, ML 4-45.


n Middleton 46, East 12—Otto Vazquez gained 96 yards rushing, including scoring runs of 2 and 6 yards, as Middleton pulled away from visiting Madison East in the second half of their Big Eight game.


East (1-2) trailed by only a point, 13-12, at halftime. The Cardinals (3-0) then scored four touchdowns in the third quarter to take control.


Chris Thompson caught four passes for 66 yards.


MIDDLETON 46, EAST 12


Madison East 0 12 0 0—12


Middleton 0 13 27 6—46


Scoring summary: Mid—Otto Vazquez, 2 run (Derek Ronstad kick). ME—Galvin, 1 run (kick failed). Mid—Hagen, 24 pass from A.J. Redders (kick failed). ME—Galvin, 80 run (pass failed). Mid—Compton, 29 pass from Redders (Ronstad kick). Mid—Vazquez, 6 run (Ronstad kick). Mid—Vazquez, 34 run (Ronstad kick). Mid—Redman, 5 punt return (kick failed). Mid—Cain, 4 run (kick failed).


Statistics: First downs—ME 8, Mid 15. Rushing—ME 26-86, Mid 45-241. Yards passing—ME 142, Mid 110. Passes—ME 27-12-2, M 17-9-1. Fumbles—ME 0-0, Mid 3-0. Penalties—ME 10-85, Mid 12-115.



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