AMHERST FOOTBALL ROUGHS UP NEKOOSA


Amherst quarterback Landon Moe. (File photo)

Zaleski Sports


NEKOOSA – The Amherst football team remained undefeated this season with a 56-8 rout of Nekoosa in a Central Wisconsin Conference Large Division game Friday night at Nekoosa High School.


Quarterback Landon Moe was an efficient 12 of 14 passing for 210 yards and three touchdowns, and he also ran for a score, all in the first half as Amherst built a 42-0 lead by the break.


Moe had TD passes of 18 yards to Jake Hoffman, 54 yards to Jake Derezinski and 20 yards to Ian Hall, and had a 19-yard touchdown run.


Derezinski added a 16-yard touchdown run and Sam Wangelin scampered 67 yards for a score for the Falcons.


Matthew Glodowski, who finished with a team-high 80 yards rushing, added a 47-yard touchdown, and Michael Benjamin ran 17 yards for the Falcons’ final score.


Amherst (8-0, 5-0 CWC Large) will host Manawa on Oct. 8 and Stratford on Oct. 15 to finish off its regular-season schedule.





Falcons 56, Papermakers 8

Amherst 14 28 7 7 - 56

Nekoosa 0 0 0 8 - 8

First Quarter

A – Landon Moe 19 run (Josh Bentley kick), 7:25.

A – Jake Hoffman 18 pass from Moe (Bentley kick), 5:44.

Second Quarter

A – Jake Derezinski 54 pass from Moe (Bentley kick), 10:24.

A – Derezinski 16 run (Bentley kick), 7:08.

A – Sam Wangelin 67 run (Bentley kick), 2:27.

A – Ian Hall 20 pass from Moe (Bentley kick), 0:27.

Third Quarter

A – Matthew Glodwoski 47 run (Bentley kick), 9:40.

Fourth Quarter

A – Michael Benjamin 17 run (Bentley kick), 11:40.

N – Hunter Lochner 43 run (Juan Torres run), 6:00.

Team Statistics

First downs: Amherst 15; Nekoosa 8.

Rushing (att-yards): A 16-234; N 31-120.

Passing (comp-att-yards-int): A 12-15-210-1; N 3-8-28-1.

Total yards: A 444; N 148.

Penalties (no.-yards): A 4-35; N 1-5.

Fumbles lost: A 0; N 1.

Individual Statistics

Rushing: A, Matthew Glodowski 4-80, Sam Wangelin 1-67, Michael Benjamin 3-29, Landon Moe 2-19, Nasiah Holland 2-17, Jake Derezinski 1-16, Ryan Breed 2-6, Garrison Gordon 1-0. N, Hunter Lochner 13-94, Juan Torres 4-30, Jonathan Wenzel 4-8, Ethan Hoogesteger 5-0, Jordan Pasch 1-minus 2, Nash Kromar 4-minus 10.

Passing: A, Moe 12-14-210-1, Benjamin 0-1-0-0. N, Kromar 3-8-28-1.

Receiving: A, Ian Hall 4-59 Aidan Jastrowmski 4-34, Derezinski 3-99, Jake Hoffman 1-18. N, Michael Ringer 2-9, Lochner 1-19.

Interceptions (defense): A, Hall.

Fumble recoveries (defense): A, Jarrett Lucht.

Records: Amherst 8-0, 5-0 Central Wisconsin Conference Large Division; Nekoosa 3-4, 2-3 CWC Large.


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