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Updated: Aug 23, 2021

Zaleski Sports

FOND DU LAC – Brayden Eigenbrodt scored three second-half touchdowns to push Fond du Lac to a 31-12 win over Marshfield in the 2021 football opener for both teams on Friday night at Fruth Field.

Marshfield’s Matt Trulen had a 15-yard touchdown run and Fond du Lac’s Connor Klapperich raced 75 yards for a score in the second quarter, and the Cardinals led 7-6 at halftime.

Trevor Foemmel ran 15 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter for the Tigers, but Eigenbrodt took over as he scored a 2-yard TD run in the third quarter and had scoring runs of 3 and 4 yards in the fourth to help Fond du Lac pull away.

The Cardinals added a safety late to finish off the scoring.

Fond du Lac outgained the Tigers 337-192. Foemmel finished with 58 yards rushing and 70 yards passing, and Trulen added 51 rushing yards and a 32-yard reception for Marshfield.

Marshfield will play its home opener against Slinger next Friday, Aug. 27. The game, which starts at 7 p.m., will be live at Fond du Lac will continue nonconference action as well as it travels to Franklin.

Cardinals 31, Tigers 12

Marshfield 0 6 6 0 - 12

Fond du Lac 0 7 8 16 - 31

Second Quarter

M – Matthew Trulen 15 run (PAT failed).

F – Connor Klapperich 75 run (kick good).

Third Quarter

M – Trevor Foemmel 15 run (PAT failed).

F – Brayden Eigenbrodt 2 run (kick good).

Fourth Quarter

F – Eigenbrodt 3 run (kick good).

F – Eigenbrodt 4 run (kick good).

F – Safety.

Team Statistics

First downs: Marshfield 12; Fond du Lac 12.

Rushing (att-yards): M 36-122; F 33-186.

Passing (comp-att-yards-int): M 7-14-70-1; F 8-14-151-1.

Total yards: M 192; F 337.

Fumbles lost: none.

Penalties (no.-yards): M 6-49; F 3-24.

Individual Statistics

Rushing: M, Trevor Foemmel 13-58; Matthew Trulen 10-51; Garrett Willuweit 4-11; Jeffrey Marsh 9-2.

Passing: M, Foemmel 7-14-70-1.

Receiving: M, Carson Kvernen 4-20, Gavin Fravert 2-18, Trulen 1-32.

Interceptions (defense): M, Ryan Spaeth.

Records: Marshfield 0-1; Fond du Lac 1-0.

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