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.
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.