NECEDAH DROPS WILD ROSE FOOTBALL IN 2021 OPENER



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WILD ROSE – Necedah scored four first-half touchdowns and went on to defeat Wild Rose 56-15 in a nonconference football game Friday night, opening the 2021 season for both teams.


Necedah pulled out to a 32-0 lead by halftime, converting 2-point plays after each of its touchdowns.


Wild Rose got on the board in the third quarter when quarterback Brett Wilbert threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Brett Mueller.


The Cardinals responded with three-straight touchdowns before Wilbert threw another scoring pass to Mueller, this time for 46 yards.


Necedah outgained Wild Rose 346-115, holding the Wildcats to six first downs.


Wild Rose will play a nonconference game at Living Word Lutheran in Jackson on Saturday, Aug. 28, at 1 p.m.


Cardinals 56, Wildcats 15

Necedah 16 16 16 8 - 56

Wild Rose 0 0 7 8 - 15

Scoring plays not provided.

Team Statistics

First downs: Necedah 19; Wild Rose 6.

Rushing (att-yards): N 41-268; WR 21-38.

Passing (comp-att-yards-int): N 5-8-78-0; WR 8-12-77-0.

Total yards: N 346; WR 115.

Individual Statistics (Necedah not reported)

Rushing: WR, Ethan Tratz 18-47, Jayden King 2-5.

Passing: WR, Brett Wilbert 8-12-77-0.

Receiving: WR, Brett Mueller 3-61, Sam Ramker 2-10, Evan Tratz 1-14, Joey Button 1-7, Et. Tratz 1-minus 15.

Records: Necedah 1-0; Wild Rose 0-1.

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