Fondy, WLA, St. Mary’s Springs Win Playoff Openers!

The Fond du Lac Cardinal football team rolled over
Janesville Craig 46-7 in their WIAA Division One playoff opener on Friday night
at Fruth Field.  Fondy covered up a Craig
fumble on the first play of the game and it took just two plays for the Cardinals
to get on the board as Jack Nejedlo hit Brian Luteyn on a 26 yard TD pass.  That TD came at the 11:11 mark of the first
quarter.  With 7:10 left in the 1st,
Nejedlo hit Luteyn on a 28 yards strike to make it 14-0.  A tough 7 yard run by Justin Maratik put
Fondy up 20-0 with 10:54 left in the 1st half.   Mark Dilling caught a 9 yard TD pass and
Justin Maratik ran one in from 10-yards out as the Cardinals built a 32-7 lead
heading to the 4th quarter. 
Fondy added a Quinn Woelfel 4 yard run and 25 yard TD reception by Caleb
Goldstein to round out the scoring. 
Maratik finished with 201 yards and 37 carries and 2 TDs.   The Cardinals (9-1) will travel to Big 8
conference champion Middleton (9-1) for a 2nd round matchup next
Friday night.  You’ll hear it on News-Talk
1450 KFIZ and Coverage begins at 5:30pm with the Tim Cruz Agency
American Family Insurance Kickoff Show. 
The game starts at 7pm. 


here to listen to post game comments from head coach Mike Gnewuch

Click here to listen to a podcast of the Fondy win over Craig


5th seeded Winnebago Lutheran went on the road
and picked up a 42-26 win at 4th seeded Brookfield Academy
on Friday night in the WIAA Division Five playoffs.  Sophomore quarterback Eric Schmitz ran for a
two touchdowns a connected with Mitch McFarlane for a pair of touchdown passes
in the win.  WLA (7-3) will travel to #1
seed Racine St. Catherine’s (9-1) next Friday night. 


here to listen to post game comments from WLA coach John Boggs


#1 seed St. Mary’s Springs took care of #8 seed Manitowoc
Lutheran in their Division Six playoff opener on Friday night in North Fond du Lac
Sam Spranger ran for a pair of touchdowns, while Blake Bauer threw TD
passes to Luke Gellings and Zach Hintze. Anthony Grebe also returned an
interception 99 yards for a TD in the win. 
The Ledgers (10-0) will host Algoma (8-1) next Friday night at Fruth. You’ll
hear that game on K107.1 presented by BCI Burke Company.


here to listen to Ledger coach Bob Hyland