Just how good is the Weyauwega-Fremont football team this season?
The Indians opened Central Wisconsin 8 Conference play Friday by shutting out Wittenberg-Birnamwood 16-0 on the Chargers’ home field. W-F improved to 3-0 on the season with the win and have outscored their opponents 60-8, but will face a big test this Friday in Bonduel.
The 3-0 Bears are coming off of a 34-7 win over Iola-Scandinavia. Kickoff in Weyauwega is set for 7 p.m.
Eric Keenan had a big night for the Indians in Wittenberg, as he ran for a game-high 119 yards on only 12 attempts and scored both of his team’s touchdowns. He also intercepted a pair of passes, the second pick coming with less than three minutes to go in the game.
Casey Haase added to W-F’s 342 rushing yards with 101 yards in 22 attempts.
Dakota Saase opened the scoring with a 47-yard touchdown run less than three minutes into the game. Tommy Meehan added a 21-yard field goal in the final minute of the first quarter to give the Indians a 9-0 halftime lead.
W-F added to its lead with 4:28 to go in the game on Keenan’s 12-yard run.
All of the Indians’ yards came on the ground, as Keenan was 0-for-3 in the passing department. The Indians outgained the Chargers 342-142 and had a 19-9 advantage in first downs.
“We want to continue to improve each week,” coach Tom Chase said. “We are executing on offense better, playing some aggressive defense and special teams have also improved each week.
“Our goal is to be better each week and so far that has happened,” he added. “Friday will be a great game to watch.”