COLBY FOOTBALL BLOWS PAST OCONTO IN DIVISION 6 LEVEL 1 PLAYOFF


The 2021 Colby High School football team. (Submitted photo)

Zaleski Sports


COLBY – Colby scored three touchdowns in less than two minutes in the first quarter to catapult them to a 49-0 win over Oconto in a WIAA Division 6 Level 1 football playoff game on Friday night at Colby High School.


Colby (12-1), the top seed in its bracket, moves on to a Division 6 Level 2 matchup against Abbotsford (5-4) on Friday, Oct. 29, at Colby High School. The two Marawood Conference squads were heading toward a mid-season clash when both were 4-0, but Abbotsford had to forfeit. The Falcons defeated Crivitz 26-15 in its Level 1 game Friday night.


Caden Healy caught a 54-yard touchdown pass from Brent Jeske, Jeske scored on a 3-yard run 53 seconds later, and 58 seconds after that Jeske returned an interception 23 yards to give Colby a 21-0 lead.


Mason Voss, Mateo Lopez and Ivan Haemer added rushing touchdowns, and Jeske connected again with Healy for a 23-yard score for the Hornets.


Colby outgained Oconto (4-6) 312-93 and forced four turnovers in the victory.


Hornets 49, Blue Devils 0

Oconto 0 0 0 0 - 0

Colby 21 14 14 0 - 49

First Quarter

C – Caden Healy 54 pass from Brent Jeske (B. Jeske run), 4:04.

C – B. Jeske 3 run (Tucker Brost kick), 3:11.

C – B. Jeske 23 interception return (kick missed), 2:13.

Second Quarter

C – Mason Voss 42 run (Brost kick), 7:34.

C – Healy 23 pass from B. Jeske (Brost kick), 1:02.

Third Quarter

C – Mateo Lopez 21 run (Brost kick), 6:05.

C – Ivan Haemer 28 run (Brost kick), 2:05.

Team Statistics

First downs: Oconto 7; Colby 6.

Rushing (att-yards): O 36-80; C 25-208.

Passing (comp-att-yards-int): O 2-8-13-2; C 3-5-104-0.

Total yards: O 93; C 312.

Fumbles (total-lost): O 2-2; C 3-1.

Penalties (no.-yards): O 4-20; C 9-80.

Individual Statistics

Rushing: O, Houston Rude 10-85, Riley Anderson 9-11, No. 21 (name not reported) 14-minus 2, Dominic Caylor 1-minus 3, No. 28 (name not reported) 2-minus 11. C, Mason Voss 9-127, Ivan Haemer 1-28, Mateo Lopez 1-21, Brent Jeske 7-18, Caden Healy 3-12, Tevin Rue 1-5, Gavin Voss 1-2, Tucker Meyer 2-minus 5.

Passing: O, No. 21 (name not reported) 2-8-13-2. C, B. Jeske 3-5-105-0.

Receiving: O, Kaeden Lafortune 1-13. C, Healy 2-77, Brandon Voelker 1-28.

Records: Oconto 4-6; Colby 12-1.

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