HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEW: WEEK 3

Friday, October 9th

Cambria-Friesland (1-1) @ Waterloo (1-0) – 7pm

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Cambria-Friesland looks to rebound from a 42-22 defeated at the hands of Randolph last week. Senior Cade Burmania has scored 4 TDs for the Hilltoppers this season, including a pair interception returns for touchdowns.  Junior RB Owen Jones has also hit pay-dirt 3 times for Cambria-Friesland.  Waterloo had last weekend off after edging Palmyra-Eagle 19-18 in their season opener on September 25th.   The game featured six lead changes with the game winning score coming with 3:23 left in the 4th quarter as Pirates QB Blake Huebner hit Brody Tschanz on a 27-yard TD pass.

 

Click the link below to hear pregame interviews with Waterloo’s Dave Frisell and Cambria-Friesland’s Jim Bylsma

 

Marshall (2-0) @ Palmyra-Eagle (0-2) – 7pm

Marshall is rolling early in the 2020 season, blowing out Tomahawk in their opwner and then 6th ranked Cambridge last week.  Bryce Frank has scored five total touchdowns this season for the Cardinals, that includes a 64 yard punt return and a 93 yard run.  Palmyra-Eagle is still looking for their first win after suffering a pair of heart-breaking losses to open the season.  PE was edged by Waterloo 19-18 in their opener then dropped a 22-14 contest to Fall River/Rio in overtime last Friday night.

 

Markesan (0-1) @ Cambridge (1-1) – 7pm

Both these teams will try and bounce back from tough losses last weekend.  After having their opener cancelled, Markesan dropped a 40-8 decision to Lourdes Academy who is ranked #2 in the wissports.net D7 Coaches Poll.  Hayden Quade scored the Hornets lone TD of the game.  Cambridge suffered a 28-3 home loss to Marshall last Friday night and looks to avoid an 0-2 start in the Eastern Suburban Conference. The Blue Jays defeated Pardeeville 43-24 in their season opener.

 

Husticon (0-0) @ Watertown Luther Prep (0-2) – 7pm

Husticon opens up their 2020 season a bit later than the rest of the team’s in the area because of local health regulations.  Shannon Mueller’s squad won the final two Trailways Large Conference titles before moving to the Capitol Conference this season.  Luther Prep enters tonight looking for their first win of the season after dropping games to Lake Mills 30-0 and Lakeside Lutheran 30-16.

 

Wisconsin Dells (1-1) @ Dodgeland (0-0) – 7pm

Dodgeland had to scramble to find an opponent for their scheduled season opener after Pardeeville had to take a COVID-break.  The Trojans started their season two weeks late in order to abide by local health ordinances.  The Dells split their first two games of the season, beating Westfield 36-8 in their opener then falling to Adams Friendship last week.  Their week 3 scheduled opened up with Princeton/Green Lake/Montello had to take a COVID-break.

 

Sauk Prairie (0-2) @ Watertown (1-1)

The Goslings wrap up a three game homestand by welcoming Sauk Prairie to their home turf.  Watertown edged Portage 31-26 last Friday night.  They held a 31-12 lead with 8:18 left in the 4th quarter and survived a late Portage rally by recovering a fumble on their own 5 yard line with :22 seconds left in the game. Benji Kamrath’s squad has been getting production out of a pair of junior QBs this season.  Caleb Huff has run for six TDs while Nathan Kehl has added a pair of rushing touchdowns as the Goslings have been working with an effective ground attack early this season.  Sauk Prairie comes to Watertown still looking for their first win of the season.  The Eagles dropped a 41-6 decision at Reedsburg last week and also fell in their opener to Baraboo 21-3.  Wilson Uselman scored Sauk Prairie’s lone TD of the season late in last week’s loss to the Beavers

Fall River/Rio (1-1) @ Johnson Creek (0-1) – cancelled

The Rebels had to take a COVID-19 break and will not be able to resume football activities until October 19th.  The teams were already set to square off again in Fall River on October 23rd

Saturday, October 10th

St. John’s NW Academies (2-0) @ Randolph (2-0) – 7pm

A pair of unbeatens square off in Randolph in a rare Saturday night affair.  Randolph rolls into this one having blown out Johnson Creek and Cambria-Friesland in their first two contests.  Senior fullback Zach Paul has rushed for 378 yards and five TDs in those wins while QB Brayden Haffele has thrown for a score and also rushed for 150 yards and 3 TDs.  St. John’s Northwestern Academies also rides a two-game win streak into Saturday night’s game.  The Lancers are lead by twin brothers Donald and Phillip Austin.  Donald has rushed for 508 yards and six TDs this season.  Brother Phillip has rushed for 93 yards and a score.   Randolph is ranked #4 in this week’s wissports.net Division 7 Coaches Poll.

 

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