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Peshtigo Falls to Kewaunee In Double OT Heart Breaker

Issue Date: October 18, 2017

The Peshtigo Bulldogs football team ended the regular season on a double overtime loss to the Kewaunee Storm Friday, Oct. 13, 28-27.

The Storm started off with a bang, as quarterback Cody Bultman connected on a 19-yard-pass to McCoy Walechka, with an extra point making the game 7-0.

Bultman completed 20 of his 39 passes for 233 yards and three touchdowns, but he also threw three interceptions in the game.

The Bulldogs answered back in the second quarter, getting two points back on a safety and scoring on a 30-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Riley Reif to junior wide receiver Nick Nielson.

In the third quarter, it really looked like the Bulldogs were running away with the game, as sophomore running back Jerod Jandt scored two of his three touchdowns to give the Bulldogs a 21-7 lead, with both of the extra points missed.

Jandt ran the ball 41 times for 191 yards and three touchdowns. Reif went 2-of-9 passing with 66 yards and a score, and Nielson was Peshtigo's top wideout, catching two passes for 66 yards.

The Storm got seven back before the start of the fourth, as Bultman completed a 35-yard pass to Lincoln Barta for a score, slimming the margin to 21-14 Storm. In the fourth, Bultman threw another touchdown to erase the Bulldog lead and send the game to a 21-21 overtime.

Neither team scored in the first overtime, but Peshtigo struck first in the second set of overtimes. Jandt scored his third touchdown of the game to give the Bulldogs a lead, but the extra point was missed to leave the door open for the Storm.

Butman ran it in from two yards out and the Storm converted the PAT to give themselves a 28-27 win.

Bulldogs Interim Head Coach Jeff Bayerl elected to go for two points two weeks ago in a close game, with the Bulldogs failing to convert and dropping a tight game to Southern Door. He said this week, he elected to try the kick, with that game weighing on his mind.

"I just thought we should kick it," he said. "In the back of my mind, what happened against Southern Door kind of played into it a little bit."

The Bulldogs were able to force turnovers in the game, with Nielson intercepting a pass and senior defensive back Zack Wauters snagging two interceptions. Senior lineman Gavin Forsberg had five tackles in the game, including two sacks and two tackles for loss.

The 3-5 Bulldogs received the eighth seed in their region for the postseason following the loss to now 7-2 Kewaunee. Peshtigo will face 8-1 Wrightstown on Friday, Oct. 20. Wrightstown is coming off a 6-0 win over Little Chute. The Tigers are 8-1 this season, but that didn't limit Bayerl's confidence in the Bulldogs.

"We've got all the confidence in the world," Bayerl said. "We're not afraid of anybody. I know they're the number one seed and we're number eight but both teams are 0-0. It's win or go home, and as far as I'm concerned, the pressure's all on them because they are the number one seed."

Bayerl said Tuesday afternoon that his team's Monday practice went well, with the players feeling loose.

"I thought after the hard-fought battle on Friday, we'd be a little lethargic and sore but they came out and they practiced really hard so I'm confident they're up to the challenge," Bayerl said. "I'm thinking "why not us?'"



Wolverines Stage

Miraculous Comeback

Over Predators




The Crivitz Wolverines took the drive North to Niagara Friday night to take on the Goodman/Pembine/Niagara Northern Elite Predators who they defeated 31-28. Though they secured the win the Wolverines certainly didn't look like they would, especially over the first half where the Predators exerted dominance with a 28-12 halftime lead.

The Predators wasted no time in building their early lead as Alex Hagerty posted the first points on the board with a six yard teedee run.

After recovering a loose ball on a kickoff the Predators extended their lead off a Brent Dumke 32 yard rushing touchdown.

Starting the second quarter the Predators found themselves near the red zone and capitalized on the opportunity with a one yard goal line breaker by Hagerty.

Ben Oratch made all three extra point kicks for the Predators helping to bring them to a 21-0 lead.

At this point the Wolverines could only watch as they struggled to stop the Predators from running them over. But that all changed with a little momentum shifter. Travis Kudick, senior quarterback for the Wolverines drove his team downfield with some "on-the- money" passes and finished the job himself with a one yard teedee run to put his Wolverines on the board.

Northern Elite responded with a Hagerty 67 yard end zone sprint.

Before the half ended Kudick handed the ball off to Ezekial Lawrence, who made a cut toward the outside before taking off to the races. Five yards out from the goal line Lawrence was nearly tripped up, but a couple of high steps helped him stay on his feet and bag the teedee.

The first half may have been nearly all Northern Elite, but the second half was definietly all Wolverines.

After driving down to the one yard line Lawrence added his second touchdown of the day, busting through the defense for the one yard score.

Charlie Johnsen got his chance to help even the score as Kudick connected with the open receiver for a 15 yard gain and the tedeee.

Needing one more score to secure the lead the Wolverines turned to Kudick who broke free on a nine yard teedee run that would ultimately help seal the deal on the Wolverines 21 point deficit comeback.

Through the air the Wolverines were led by Kudick with 167 yards and one teedee on a 13 of 22 performance.

On the ground Crivitz was led by Kudick who battled his way to 83 yards on 17 carries. He also bagged two teedees.

Northern Elite gained no yards through the air but amassed plenty on the ground. Hagerty got 239 yards on 26 carries while Dumke added 105 off 20 carries.



Lena/STAA Falls Short

Against NEW Lutheran


The Lena/STAA Titans hosted the Green Bay NEW Lutheran Blazers for their final 8-man football contest of the season, falling to the Blazers by way of a 34-26 verdict.

When examining the stat sheets it became apparent that Lena/STAA had the edge in this one when concerned with total yardage, topping the Blazers with 372 yards to their 299 yards. Of those 372 yards, quarterback Tyler Stuart amassed 233 through the air while 160 of those yards were reeled in by senior reciever Jack Farley.

When asked about their performance Jack Farley said, "I feel like Tyler and I have great chemistry on the field and it showed tonight, it just makes things easier when we are are the same page. NEW Lutheran was very athletic and made it very difficult to get separation on my routes."

Stuart also led the way on the ground where he gained 78 yards on 17 carries.

The Titans struck first in this one as Stuart hit an open Christian Hornick for a 10 yard teedee.

Lena/STAA kept that attack on edge over the opening of the second quarter as two scores were rung in before the Blazer regained their composure.

Stuart got the second frame rolling with a 13 yard touchdown pass to Chantz Powell for the 12-0 lead and improved upon that lead minutes later when Stuart carried the ball four yards to paydirt.

But before the intermission could begin the Blazers found an opening. Blazer quarterback Lucas Bukowski connected with Zach Luepke from six yards back for the six point score bringing the game halftime readout to 18-6.

The Titans lead, though strong, would prove to be too little as the Blazer scoring machine kick started to life.

Bukowski started closing the gap by finding an open Christian Cornell for a nine yard touchdown pass and contiuned to strike with a 20 yard teedee run by the determined Blazer quarterback.

Entering the final frame the teams found themselves locked in a true battle with the score knotted up at 18-18.

"We played the best game of the year," said Titan coach Dale Lange. "We came out fired up and ready to play. We mixed things up on offense and we played some very tough defense.  We had them where we wanted them but we had a couple of big penalties that gave them some new life and they scored at the end of the first half.  In the second half we turned the ball over and stopped some drives with a couple of penalties.  Proud of the way we came out and played with the young players so this is something very positive to build upon for next year."

The Blazers seized the lead with a 28 yard Bennett Reisler teedee run and furthered the lead five minutes later with a 14 yard Bukowski rushing touchdown.

With under three minutes to play the Titans fired in another touchdown as Stuart hit an open Farley for the six yard score to end the evenings scoring.

For the Blazers Reisler rushed for 110 yards on 11 carries while Bukowski passed for 67 yards on a seven of 16 performance.

The Titans' Farley came away with one interception while Derek Younger helped put his offense on the field with a fumble recovery.

At the end of the game the Blazers met the Titans to congratulte them on a hard fought game.

"They came over and wanted to let us know that it was really a battle out there and that the passing game was hard to overcome," said Farley. "It was awesome to see them recognize how hard we fought."



Wausaukee Kicks

in The Door For a

Spot in Jamboree


Needing a win to secure their spot in the The 8-man post season Jamboree the Wausaukee Rangers did the job, blasting the home field Bowler/Gresham Tigers 54-12.

Defense was key in the blowout win as the Tigers were unable to find a way through the Rangers stonewall defense.

Wausaukee on the other hand looked as if they were starving for touchdowns. Matt Delfosse fed his Rangers their first as he connected with Brandon Shigouri on a 20 yard passing score. A couple minutes later the Rangers were back. This time Delfosse let his legs do the talking as he trudged his way to a six yard rushing score.

Two more scores were rung in before the first frame ended. The first a 14 yard Kyle Struve teedee run and the second a Delfosse one yard goal line blast helming to bring the Rangers to a 26-0 first quarter lead.

Hayden Renikow kept the Ranger attack on end in the second quarter when he finished a Wausaukee drive with a one yard teedee run. With a minute left before halftime Delfosse added one more along with wide receiver Aiden Shaw who carried Delfosse's pass 17 yards to pay dirt.

Wausaukee showed no signs of letting up during the second as Renikow broke loose on a 40 yard rush that ended only after Renikow took it to the house.

Bowler/Gresham finally posted a score half way through the third as Logan Thiex scored from 13 yard out.

Wausaukee posted their final score with ten minutes left in the game as Tyler Morris carried the ball 15 yards for that final 54 point readout.

Bowler/Gresham's Ezra Spncer chipped in the games final score, going 80 yards on a kick return.

Delfosse ended the night with 37 yards and two teedees off a two of four performance while Renikow led the way on the ground with 119 yards and two teedees off 13 carries. Delfosse added 74 yards and two teedees off eight carries.

Suring Falls

To Laona/Wabeno

The Suring Eagles were unable overcome a tough Laona/Wabeno Rebel squad who took the win on their home field Friday night 21-14.

The Rebels hit first as Jacob Christianson completed a six yard teedee pass to Bob Bauer.

Suring took the lead 8-7 in the second quarter thanks to a Cody Smith four yard pay dirt run.

The Rebels' Tristian Immel returned a kick off 68 yards to retake the lead 13-8 and improved upon that lead in the fourth with a Trevor Carter 14 yard run.

Before time expired the Eagle's Smith crossed the goal line again, this time from one yard out, bringing the game to its final readout.

Suring was led by Smith on the ground with 146 yards and one teedee off 16 carries and through the air by Stuart who posted 40 yards on a one of one performance.

The Rebels' Carter gained 164 yards and one teedee off 24 carries while Christianson passed his way to 32 yards and one touchdown off of a three of seven effort.





Gillett Goes Wild In

Win Over Oneida Nation


The Gillett Tigers soundly defeated the Oneida Nation Thunderhawks Friday night on their home field 60-30.

Gillett's Bo Kruger struck first with an eight yard teedee run and was followed by Danny Myrick in the second quarter with a 40 yard rushing teedee for the 12-0 lead.

Oneida Nation scored a 47 yard touchdown rush before Gillett's Kruger broke off a 10 yard touchdown rush.

Nick Hertwig furthered the Tiger lead with a huge 61 yard rushing score helping to bring the Tigers to a 28-14 halftime lead.

During the fourth quarter Gillett went wild. Willy Reynolds scored on a two yard run, Myrick struck from one yard out, Hertwig hit from eight out while Brock Herzog capped Gilett's scoring with a one yard rush.



Coleman Falls to

Southern Door


Friday evening the Coleman Cougars played host to the MONLPC-Large leading Southern Door Eagles. The Eagles took home a 27-14 victory to seal the conference championship

Derik LaCaptain got Southern Door on the board in the first quarter with a 1-yard touchdown plunge. Each team made an end zone trip in the second quarter as Sam Gerend found pay dirt on a 14-yard touchdown reception. Coleman's Blake Forner scored on a 3-yard touchdown run to cut the deficit to 14-8 at the halftime break.

Gerend completed a hat trick in the third quarter for the Eagles with two touchdown receptions. The first from 29 yards and the second from a near identical 31 yards. Coleman recorded the lone score in the fourth quarter as Jake Baldwin punched in a 1-yard TD, bringing the score to its final of 27-14.


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