STRATFORD FOOTBALL BLAST WEYAUWEGA-FREMONT TO CLINCH PLAYOFF BERTH



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WEYAUWEGA – The Stratford football team turned to its passing game on Friday night and it worked to perfection.


The Tigers’ two quarterbacks passed for 241 yards and three touchdowns and Stratford cruised to a 48-7 win over Weyauwega-Fremont in a Central Wisconsin Conference Large Division game at Weyauwega-Fremont High School.


With the win, Stratford qualifies for the WIAA playoffs for a 30th-straight season.


Braeden Schueller was a perfect 5-for-5 for 115 yards and a 64-yard touchdown to Elijah Lucio just 3½ minutes into the game. Dillon Kirsch was 5-for-8 for 126 yards and two scores – a 47-yarder to Elijah Lucio and 10 yards to Caden Bruesewitz.


Raife Smart added 50 yards rushing on six carries as the Tigers racked up 168 yards on the ground as well, outgaining Weyauwega-Fremont (0-7, 0-5 CWC Large) 409-136 overall.


Schueller added an 11-yard touchdown run, Kaden Griesmer had two rushing scores, and Lucio had a 65-yard punt return for the Tigers (6-1, 4-1 CWC Large).


Stratford hosts rival Spencer/Columbus on Friday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. before playing at undefeated Amherst on Oct. 15 to finish the regular season. Both games will be live-streamed at zaleskisports.com.


Tigers 48, Warhawks 7

Stratford 21 19 8 0 - 48

Weyauwega-Fremont 0 0 0 7 - 7

First Quarter

S – Elijah Lucio 64 pass from Braeden Schueller (PAT no good), 8:30.

S – Kaden Griesmer 1 run (Darin Heeg pass from Schueller), 8:03.

S – Schueller 11 run (Noah Barrett kick), 1:50.

Second Quarter

S – Griesmer 5 run (Caden Bruesewitz kick), 6:53.

S – Lucio 47 pass from Dillon Kirsch (PAT failed), 1:58.

S – Lucio 65 punt return (PAT failed), 0:30.

Third Quarter

S – Bruesewitz 10 pass from Kirsch (Cole Marten run), 6:44.

Fourth Quarter

WF – John Mueller 10 pass from Hunter Meisenhelder (Anadell kick), 10:11.

Team Statistics

First downs: Stratford 24; Weyauwega-Fremont 17.

Rushing (att-yards): S 25-168; WF 23-19.

Passing (comp-att-yards-int): S 10-14-241-2; WF 17-29-117-0.

Total yards: S 409; WF 136.

Fumbles lost: S 0; WF 1.

Penalties (no.-yards): S 2-15; WF 2-10.

Individual Statistics

Rushing: S, Raife Smart 6-50, Braeden Schueller 4-44, Jack Tubbs 1-21, Kaden Griesmer 3-18, Dillon Kirsch 3-15, Elijah Lucio 3-11, Gavin Leonhardt 1-8, Ryan Becker 2-5, Koehler Kilty 1-2, Jett Schoenherr 1-minus 6. WF, Kameron Zielke 7-31, Nick Huebner 8-4, Muluken Rucks 5-minus 1, Hunter Meisenhelder 3-minus 15.

Passing: S, Schueller 5-5-115-0, Kirsch 5-8-126-1, Matt Folz 0-1-0-1. WF, Meisenhelder 10-17-64-0, Rucks 1-1-12-0, Zielke 6-11-41-0.

Receiving: S, Lucio 4-151, Caden Bruesewitz 3-34, Griesmer 2-29. WF, Rucks 6-21, John Mueller 3-13, Ethan Lamourex 2-24, Zielke 2-16, Brayden Arndt 1-19, Meisenhelder 1-12.

Records: Stratford 6-1, 4-1 Central Wisconsin Conference Large Division; Weyauwega-Fremont 0-7, 0-5 CWC Large.

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