September 28, 2016
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Prep roundup: Waterford overwhelms Central in football

Central was limited to 64 rushing yards and six first downs in falling to visiting Waterford 35-6 in a Southern Lakes Conference football game on Friday night.

The Wolverines scored the game’s first 35 points in moving to 3-1 in the SLC and 5-1 overall.

“We were outplayed tonight,” said Central coach Tyson Mengel, whose team fell to 1-5 and 0-4. “We didn't tackle well in the first half and put ourselves in a hole. Unfortunately, we did not rise to the challenge offensively either.”


Prep football: Waterford (4-1, 2-1 SLC) at Central (1-4, 0-3)

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Central High School, 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake

Falcons make late push, but come up short

PADDOCK LAKE — With just less than 10 minutes left Friday night, the Central football team appeared to have all the momentum.

The Falcons had just tied the game on a gutsy touchdown run by senior quarterback Josiah McDermit and recovered a Burlington fumble on the ensuing kickoff.

Burlington (1-3, 0-2 SLC) vs. Central (1-3, 0-2)

When: 7 tonight

Where: Central High School, 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake

Falcons battle, but fall to Badger

LAKE GENEVA — It’s been nearly a decade since the Central football team gave perennial Southern Lakes Conference power Lake Geneva Badger a fight.

The result didn’t change when the teams met Friday night, but the Falcons definitely went down swinging.

Prep football: Central (1-2) at Badger (3-0)

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Badger High School, 220 South St., Lake Geneva

Falcons rally, but Broncos prevail

PADDOCK LAKE — The beginning and the very end of Friday night’s Southern Lakes Conference contest against Union Grove ended with the Central football team making critical mistakes.

But in the middle the Falcons showed plenty of fight — it just wasn’t enough to overcome the miscues.

Prep football: Union Grove (2-0) at Central (1-1)

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Central High School, 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake

Monday Morning Quarterback: Experience pays off

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There were plenty of accolades to go around after Wilmot’s 64-7 thumping of visiting Cudahy on Friday.

Included in the praise was the work of the Panthers’ talented underclassmen who have helped their team post a 2-0 record in a pair of non-conference contests heading into Friday’s Southern Lakes Conference opener with defending co-champion Waterford.

Football roundup: Pacers’ rally falls short

The Shoreland Lutheran football team got to within a score late but couldn’t catch Brookfield Academy in dropping a non-conference game 36-28 in Brookfield on Friday night.

The Pacers (1-1) trailed 14-0 at halftime but took a 21-14 lead late in the third quarter. The Pacers were able to maintain the lead early in the fourth quarter before the game slipped away.

Prep football: Zion-Benton (Ill.) (0-0) at Central (1-0)

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Central High School, Paddock Lake

Falcons seek 2-0 start

Almost from the moment its successful season opener ended, the Central football team turned its attention to Zion.

After pummeling Milwaukee Washington 58-0, the Falcons will host Zion-Benton (Ill.) in a non-conference game at 7:30 tonight.

Central back in victory column

Talk about ending a losing streak with authority.

The Central football team halted a 13-game losing streak with a 58-0 stomping of Milwaukee Washington in a non-conference game in Paddock Lake on Friday night.

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