UW-RIVER FALLS FOOTBALL ROLLS PAST UW-STEVENS POINT


Abbotsford High School graduate and UW-Stevens Point receiver Joe Aguilera.

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STEVENS POINT – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls scored five unanswered touchdowns from late in the first quarter through early in the third and went on to whip UW-Stevens Point 56-20 in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football game Saturday afternoon at Goerke Field.


Jahi Stigall tied the game at 7-7 for the Pointers midway through the first quarter before River Falls went on a roll.


Running back Luke Fagate had touchdown runs of 1, 26 and 1 yards, and caught a 2-yard touchdown pass from Kole Hinrichsen to give the Falcons (4-1, 1-1 WIAC) a 35-7 lead at halftime.


Hinrichsen had the second of his three rushing touchdowns 5 minutes into the second half to extend River Falls’ lead to 42-7 before the Pointers (2-3, 0-2 WIAC) scored on a 27-yard TD pass from Max Herro to Jeremy Kobe with 2:40 to go in the third quarter to end the run by the Falcons.


Abbotsford High School graduate Joe Aguilera hauled in a 72-yard touchdown pass from Trey Schroeder midway through the fourth quarter to UW-Stevens Point’s final score. Aguilera finished with five catches for 114 yards.


Hinrichsen sizzled for River Falls, going 24-for-31 for 252 yards and a touchdown, and added 44 yards on the ground and three scores.


Fugate racked up 169 rushing yards and four touchdowns overall as the Falcons outgained Stevens Point 583-325.


Thorp High School graduate Kameron Kryzanski had a game-high 18 tackles, including one for a loss, for the Pointers. D.C. Everest grad Orion Boe added seven tackles in the loss.


Stevens Point travels to Menomonie for a game against UW-Stout on Oct. 16 at 1 p.m.


Falcons 56, Pointers 20

UW-River Falls 14 21 7 14 - 56

UW-Stevens Point 7 0 6 7 - 20

First Quarter

RF – Kole Hinrichsen 15 run (Cade Henry kick), 13:00.

SP – Jahi Stigall 4 run (Victor Ponterio kick), 7:48.

RF – Luke Fugate 1 run (Henry kick), 4:06.

Second Quarter

RF – Fugate 26 run (Henry kick), 13:08.

RF – Fugate 1 run (Henry kick), 6:41.

RF – Fugate 2 pass from Hinrichsen (Henry kick), 0:03.

Third Quarter

RF – Hinrichsen 4 run (Henry kick), 10:01.

SP – Jeremy Kobe 27 pass from Max Herro (PAT failed), 2:40.

Fourth Quarter

RF – Hinrichsen 1 run (Henry kick), 14:55.

SP – Joe Aguilera 72 pass from Trey Schroeder (Ponterio kick), 7:24.

RF – Kaleb Blaha 4 run (Henry kick), 3:16.

Team Statistics

First downs: River Falls 33; Stevens Point 15.

Rushing (att-yards): RF 53-305; SP 26-65.

Passing (comp-att-yards-int): RF 28-35-278-0; SP 17-31-260-1.

Total yards: RF 583; SP 325.

Fumbles (total-lost): RF 0-0; SP 0-0.

Penalties (no.-yards): RF 2-20; SP 7-64.

Individual Statistics

Rushing: RF, Luke Fugate 19-169, Kaleb Blaha 6-57, Kole Hinrichsen 16-44, Isaiah Randall 1-16, Tim Oeun 5-14, Anthony Silva 5-10, Team 1-minus 5. SP, Max Herro 4-26, Eric Rhoda 2-11, Jahi Stigall 5-10, Markell Outlaw 1-8, Vercion Gammel 9-8, Trey Schroeder 1-3, Joe Aguilera 1-0, Jeffery Williams 3-minus 1.

Passing: RF, Hinrichsen 24-31-252-0, Blaha 4-4-26-0. SP, Herro 16-27-188-0, Schroeder 1-4-72-1.

Receiving: RF, Andy Groebner 7-78, Brady Agrimson 3-40, Ben Beise 3-40, Alex Traxler 2-38, A.J. Morrison 3-38, Zac Trenary 3-22, Jager Reissman 3-14, Tanner Canfield 1-5, Anthony Silva 1-4, Fugate 1-2, Oeun 1-minus 3. SP, Jeremy Kobe 6-85, Aguilera 5-114, Ernie LaSpisa 2-30, Outlaw 2-15, Stigall 1-11, Joe Hare 1-5.

Records: UW-River Falls 4-1, 1-1 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference; UW-Stevens Point 2-3, 0-2 WIAC.

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