Wega-Fremont wins third straight game
By Greg Seubert
Four second-half touchdowns helped the Weyauwega-Fremont football team pick up a 35-10 win over its former Central Wisconsin 8 Conference rival.
Manawa took a 10-7 halftime lead Sept. 30 in the Wolves’ Homecoming game, but the Indians found the end zone four times in the second half and returned home with its third straight win.
Neither team scored in the first quarter, but Manawa got on the board with 4:04 remaining in the half on Zach Kreklow’s 9-yard pass to Caden Lick.
The lead didn’t last long, as the Indians scored on their next drive. Logan Bosquez hit Trevor Flease with a 25-yard pass on fourth-and-6 with 47 seconds to go in the half.
Manawa took the kickoff and regained the lead with Levi Steuber’s 28-yard field goal on the final play of the half.
However, those turned out to be the Wolves’ final points of the game.
W-F took the lead for good on its first drive of the second half, as Bosquez connected with Flease on a 31-yard TD pass with 8:40 remaining in the third quarter. Flease added a 12-yard run with 1:55 to go in the quarter to make it 21-10.
The Indians added two more Brandon Scheer touchdown runs in a four-minute stretch in the fourth quarter. He scored from 13 yards out with 8:13 to go in the game and capped the scoring with a 17-yard run with 4:08 remaining.
The Indians outgained the Wolves 279-226. W-F had a 158-85 advantage through the air, but Manawa ran for 141 yards and the Indians 121.
Bosquez completed 10 of 13 passes, including six to Flease for a game-high 111 yards. Lick caught three passes for 52 yards to lead the Wolves.
Scheer added 73 rushing yards to go along with his two touchdowns. Steuber led Manawa with 110 yards on 29 carries.
The Indians improved to 4-3, while Manawa fell to 3-4.
Both teams will return to conference play Friday, Oct. 7. The Indians will host Shiocton for Homecoming, while the Wolves will host Rosholt, Kickoff for both games is scheduled for 7 p.m.