ATHENS 8-MAN FOOTBALL POUNDS THORP TO REMAIN UNDEFEATED

Updated: Oct 17, 2021






Zaleski Sports


THORP – The Athens 8-man football team kept its perfect record intact with a 58-14 rout of Thorp on Friday night at Thorp High School.


Quarterback Cooper Diedrich ran for 298 yards and four touchdowns, and threw for 86 yards and two more scores to pace the Bluejays.


Caleb Borchardt added 118 yards rushing and two touchdowns, and caught one of Diedrich’s TD passes. The other went to Caden Decker.


Athens (8-0) will wrap up its season with a home game against Wisconsin Heights on Friday, Oct. 22. Thorp finishes the season 6-2.


Bluejays 58, Cardinals 14

Athens 6 30 14 8 - 58

Thorp 0 0 6 8 - 14

First Quarter

A – Caleb Borchardt 2 run (pass failed), 4:06.

Second Quarter

A – Cooper Diedrich 68 run (pass failed), 10:44.

A – Borchardt 25 pass from Diedrich (Borchardt run), 6:00.

A – Borchardt 6 run (Diedrich run), 3:09.

A – Diedrich 53 run (Borchardt run), 0:50.

Third Quarter

A – Caden Decker 35 pass from Diedrich (run failed), 9:28.

T – Denzel Sutton 10 pass from Aiden Rosemeyer (run failed), 4:33.

A – Diedrich 62 run (Borchardt run), 1:51.

Fourth Quarter

T – Rosemeyer 20 run (Rosemeyer run), 9:13.

A – Diedrich 53 run (Borchardt run), 8:05.

Individual Statistics

Rushing: A, Cooper Diedrich 12-298, Caleb Borchardt 18-118, Kyler Ellenbecker 2-31, Caden Decker 1-minus 1, Aiden Janke 3-minus 16. T, Logan Hanson 11-53, Aiden Rosemeyer 18-45, Shawn Hughes 1-7.

Passing: A, Diedrich 3-5-86-0. T, Rosemeyer 8-20-145-2.

Receiving: A, Decker 2-61, Borchardt 1-25. T, Ashton Kroeplin 4-74, Ryan Raether 2-52, Denzel Sutton 2-19.

Records: Athens 8-0; Thorp 6-2.

258 views0 comments