The Beaver Dam High School football team hosts Milton tonight at HH Derleth Field in their Badger Larger Conference opener in a game you can watch on DailyDodge TV.
The Golden Beavers (1-1) got the ground game going in last week’s 35-8 win at Sauk Prairie rolling up 360 rushing yards. Sophomore Gabe Klatt ran for 192 yards and two TDs in the win. Alex Soto added 79 yards and two TDs in the victory. Conner Strasser and Jaden Barstow each had 11 tackles to lead the defense.
Milton (1-1) dropped a 26-14 decision to Lake Geneva Badger last Friday night after blanking Fort Atkinson 29-0 in their season opener. Zack Bothun leads the Red Hawks in rushing this season with 92 yards and two TDs. Gage Haske has grabbed 3 passes for 114 yards and a TD while Garrett Bladl has snared a team high 5 passes for 43 yards and a TD. Under center Cayden Zajac had throw for 155 yards and 2 TDs, while Terrell Fischer had 125 yards through the air and 1 TD.
These two teams met back on April 30th in the alternate spring season with the Red Hawks picking up the 21-12 win in Milton. Kyle Dehnert and Zack Bothun ran for scores while Cayden Zajac three a TD pass to Gage Haske. Gabe Klatt ran for 100 yard and a TD to lead the BD offense. Carter Riesen threw a 44 yard TD pass to Wes Biel.
Wissports.net has picked Milton to finish 3rd in the Badger Large behind Waunakee and DeForest. Beaver Dam is picked 7th.
Tonight’s game kicks off at 7pm. Pregame coverage begins at 6:40pm on DailyDodge TV presented by Columbus Family Dental and the Beaver Dam Unified School District.
Click the link to hear a full interview with Beaver Dam football coach Brock Linde.
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