High School Highlights (Sept. 25)

NEW Media Staff

Updated: Sept. 26, 8:20 a.m.


Stratford 35

Witt-Birn 6

Wittenberg-Birnamwood couldn't keep pace with Stratford in a Central Wisconsin Conference-Large Division matchup on Friday in Wittenberg.

After Stratford scored the game's first points, Witt-Birn quickly answered, as wide receiver Kaden Schmidt got behind the Stratford defense and hauled in an 80-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Ben Wesolowski.

The Chargers moved the ball on offense throughout the rest of the game, but couldn't punch the ball in the end zone again.

Shawano 27

Seymour 0

Shawano opened its season with a shutout of Seymour in Bay Conference play on Friday in Seymour.

The Hawks led 14-0 at halftime.

Bowler/Gresham 52

Tri-County 8

The Bowler/Gresham co-op dominated Tri-County in a CWC-East 8-man matchup on Friday in Bowler. It was the co-op's first varsity win since 2015.

Emmitt Kietlinski tossed four touchdowns and finished with 218 passing yards in the winning effort. Logan Thiex scored a total of four touchdowns, two rushing and two receiving. Thiex had 103 rushing yards on seven carries.

Ashwuut Mohawk and Zach Ziemer recorded seven tackles each to lead the Bowler/Gresham defense.

"You can see how far we've come since last season," said Bowler/Gresham coach Ralph Smith. "Guys are playing with so much more confidence."

Lourdes Academy 34

Bonduel 6

Bonduel dropped a nonconference clash to Lourdes Academy on Friday in Bonduel.

The Bears trailed 14-0 at halftime.

Southern Door 44

Clintonville 7

Clintonville played its first game as a member of the Packerland Conference, losing a home game to Southern Door on Friday.

Brock Smejkal returned a kickoff 75 yards in the second quarter for Clintonville's lone touchdown.

The Truckers were outgained 432-29 in the contest.

Port Edwards 62

Marion/Tigerton 14

The Marion/Tigerton co-op was topped by Port Edwards in another CWC-East 8-man game on Friday in Port Edwards.

The contest marked the first game for new Marion/Tigerton coach Micah Schwantes.