STRATFORD FOOTBALL BLANKS COLUMBUS TO EARN FOURTH-STRAIGHT SHUTOUT
COLUMBUS - The Stratford football team remains unscored upon after putting together its fourth-straight shutout to start the 2019 season.
The Tigers won 46-0 on Friday night at Columbus in a nonconference game, and have now outscored their opponents 223-0 this season.
Teddy Redman and Matt Handrick had touchdown runs in the first quarter, and Max Schwabe threw touchdown passes to Vaughn Breit and Chase Flink in the second quarter to give Stratford a 27-0 halftime lead.
Justin Schoenherr scored from 6 yards out, and Devin Dennee added a pair of touchdown runs in the second half for the Tigers.
Schwabe finished a crisp 9-for-11 passing for 130 yards, 56 coming on the TD to Flink.
Beau Gross ran 10 times for 91 yards to lead the Stratford running game, which finished with 313 yards.
The Stratford defense allowed just 33 yards, holding Columbus to minus 15 yards rushing.
Stratford (4-0) returns to Marawood Conference action next week with a game at Rib Lake/Prentice. The game, at Rib Lake High School, begins at 7 p.m. next Friday, Sept. 20.
Tigers 46, Cardinals 0 Stratford 14 13 13 6 – 46 Columbus 0 0 0 0 – 0 First Quarter S – Teddy Redman 11 run (Matt Handrick run). S – Handrick 9 run (Colten Schillinger kick). Second Quarter S – Vaughn Breit 3 pass from Max Schwabe (Schillinger kick). S – Chase Flink 56 pass from Schwabe (kick missed). Third Quarter S – Justin Schoenherr 6 run (PAT failed). S – Devin Dennee 8 run (Schillinger kick). Fourth Quarter S – Dennee 3 run (kick missed). Team Statistics First downs: Stratford 22; Columbus 4. Rushing (att-yards): S 40-313; C 20-minus 15. Passing (comp-att-yards-int): S 10-13-137-1; C, 8-16-48-1. Total yards: S 450; C 33. Fumbles lost: S none; C none. Penalties (no.-yards): S 8-80; C 1-15. Individual Statistics Rushing: S, Beau Gross 10-91, Teddy Redman 9-56, Max Schwabe 3-52, Matt Handrick 5-47, Devin Dennee 6-34, Logan Gliniecki 1-12, Justin Schoenherr 2-10, Noah Barrett 2-5, Chase Flink 1-4, Luke Gaulke 1-2. C, Caden Brunell 12-12, Alex Campbell 2-minus 4, William Cotter 5-minus 23, Team 1-0. Passing: S, Schwabe 9-11-130-0, Chandler Schmidt 1-2-7-1. C, Cotter 8-15-48-1, Jevin Burbach 0-1-0-0. Receiving: S, Redman 4-32, Handrick 2-31, Vaughn Breit 2-10, Flink 1-56, Gross 1-10. C, Campbell 5-5, Teagen Herschleb 1-30, Brunell 1-15, Burbach 1-minus 2. Interceptions (defense): S, Oscar Telschow. C, not reported. Records: Stratford 4-0; Columbus 3-1.