COLBY FOOTBALL BLANKS NEILLSVILLE AS HEALY RUNS FOR THREE TOUCHDOWNS






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NEILLSVILLE – The Colby defense held Neillsville to minus yards rushing and 39 total yards as it shout out the Warriors 37-0 in a nonconference football game to open the 2021 season on Friday night at Neillsville High School.


Caden Healy ran for 70 yards and three scores, and quarterback Brent Jeske added 74 yards on the ground and a touchdown rushing and passing to pace the Hornets, who piled up 412 total yards, including 298 on the ground.


Mason Voss added 64 yards rushing and Tucker Meyer chipped in 53 on just three carries as Colby controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.


Neillsville couldn’t get its offense going, finishing with minus-23 yards on 29 rushing attempts and just one first down. Quarterback Bryce Erickson completed 6 of 12 passes for 62 yards to account for the only positives for the Warriors’ offense.


Jeske added 114 yards passing, including a 30-yard touchdown pass to Lucas Karl, late in the third quarter that started a running clock for Colby as it opened up a 37-0 lead.


Colby will host Spencer/Columbus and Neillsville will travel to Loyal for nonconference games on Aug. 27.


Hornets 37, Warriors 0

Colby 6 18 13 0 - 37

Neillsville 0 0 0 0 - 0

First Quarter

C – Brent Jeske 6 run (PAT failed), 9:46.

Second Quarter

C – Andrew Jeske safety, 10:23.

C – Caden Healy 9 run (B. Jeske run), 9:28.

C – Healy 13 run (B. Jeske run), 2:38.

Third Quarter

C – Healy 18 run (pass failed), 8:55.

C – Lucas Karl 30 pass from B. Jeske (Tucker Meyer kick), 4:45.

Team Statistics

First downs: Colby 11; Neillsville 1.

Rushing (att-yards): C 39-298; N 29-minus 23.

Passing (comp-att-yards-int): C 7-11-114-1; N 6-12-62-0.

Total yards: C 412; N 39.

Penalties (no.-yards): C 4-40; N 2-21.

Fumbles (total-lost): C 3-3; N 4-2.

Punting (no.-avg.): C none; N 5-42.0.

Individual Statistics

Rushing: C, Brent Jeske 8-74, Caden Healy 10-70, Mason Voss 11-64, Tucker Meyer 3-53, Mateo Lopez 4-24, Ivan Haemer 1-10, Tanner Halopka 1-3, Gavin Voss 1-0. N, Andrew Brown 4-14, Jace Pekol 2-6, Ashton Schultz 1-4, Micah Zoschke 3-2, Garrett Learman 3-1, Carter Schoengarth 1-minus 1, Reese McDonald 1-minus 10, Bryce Erickson 14-minus 39.

Passing: C, B. Jeske 7-11-114-1. N, Erickson 6-12-62-0.

Receiving: C Brandon Voelker 2-34, Brody Decker 2-20, Lucas Karl 1-30, Lopez 1-24, M. Voss 1-6. N, Alex Roman 3-47, Ian Zoschke 1-9, Pekol 1-4, I. Zoschke 1-2.

Punting: C none; N 20 5-42.0.

Records: Colby 1-0; Neillsville 0-1.

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