Shawano (2-1) at Menasha (3-0) – Live on WTCH AM 960 & 96.1 FM
Shawano hopes to keep their momentum rolling a pair of wins these last two weeks. They’ve done it behind the legs of quarterback Jarrett Laatsch, who rushed for five touchdowns for a second straight week. Shawano kept the ball on the ground and rushed for 291 yards in a 56-21 win over Green Bay East. Laatsch leads the Bay Conference in rushing touchdowns with 10, while Roman Purull’s 321 yards on the ground is good for third in the Bay.
The Blue Jays enter the contest after routing Xavier 50-8 on the road last Friday. Alex Zeinert completed 10-of-14 passes for 178 yards and three touchdowns to different receivers. Menasha had six rushers combine for 268 yards and four scores. Both teams enter in the top three in terms of rushing yards per game, with Shawano holding the edge by only eight yards.
Notre Dame (3-0) at Pulaski (2-1) – Live on WOWN 99.3 FM
Since losing their season opener in overtime, the Red Raiders have responded with back-to-back shutout performances against Sheboygan North and Sheboygan South. In those two games, the Pulaski offense put up 102 points. Running back Dylan Hendricks leads the FRCC with 538 yards rushing, coming off a 182-yard, three-touchdown performance. He shares the conference lead in rushing scores with Notre Dame’s Michael Gregoire with eight.
Notre Dame is off to a 3-0 start after picking up wins against Sheboygan South, Sheboygan North and Ashwaubenon. They’re averaging close to 38 points per game. Quarterback Wes Gilme is third in FRCC passing yardage, totaling 542. He’s coming off his best performance of the year, completing 7-of-11 passes for 148 yards and three touchdowns.
Clintonville (0-3) at Wrightstown (3-0) – Live on ESPN 94.9/96.5 FM & 1380 AM
The Truckers are still looking for their first points of the season after being shutout in their first three games. They’ve fallen ranked Fox Valley Lutheran and Freedom at home, while dropping last week’s contest to Denmark on the road. Quarterback Kyle Finger leads the team with 181 total yards from scrimmage.
Wrightstown picked up a big non-conference home win against Seymour last week to keep a perfect record. Their conference victories came against Marinette and Denmark in weeks one and two. Quarterback James Hansen has been efficient throwing the ball, going 22-of-28 for 378 yards and two touchdowns. The Tigers also rely on the rushing attack provided by Brayden Smith, the conferences second leading rusher. They’re the best rushing team in the North Eastern, averaging over 300 yards per game.
Rosholt (0-3) at Marion-Tigerton (1-3) – Live on Frog Country 92.3 FM
Marion-Tigerton picked up a win by forfeit last Friday, but managed to schedule a contest with Bark River, MI, which they fell 64-6. The Thundercats hope to pick up their first win on the field tonight when they host Rosholt, a team also looking for their first win of the season. Marion-Tigerton won last year’s meeting in a close game 24-20, but the young Thundercat team is still finding their footing at the varsity level.
Rosholt fell to Pittsville 43-7 last week at home. They’re led by Logan McHugh at quarterback. He has 110 yards passing. Tony Lemke leads the ground attack with 35 yards.