News 8 Highlight Zone - October 18, 2019

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News 8 Highlight Zone - October 18, 2019

News 8 Highlight Zone - October 18, 2019

News8 highlight zone, i'm ken kosirowski.

And i'm jordan fremstad.

Hard to believe, but the end of the regular season is already here.

And that means we've got teams looking to sew up conference crowns or become playoff eligible.

We've got plenty of key matchups tonight, but we start with the big one out of the mvc- onalaska and holmen.

If onalaska wins they win the title with a perfect 6-0 record.

If holmen wins, those two and sparta have a three way tie for first.

Both teams love to run, and each want to make the other beat them through the air.

And the biggest thing i heard this week is travis kowalski of holmen saying this onalaska team is the best he's seen in the last 12 years.

Alright the stage is set, to onalaska we go... this one a defensive battle into the 2-nd quarter... holmen's brekan turner connects on a 35 yard field goal.

Vikings up 3-0.

Late in the first half ... onalaska evens the score.

It's the hilltoppers ben faas putting it through the uprights .... we're all tied at 3 at the half.

To the second half we go... onalaska austin larson connects with landon peterson ... 12 yards for the score.

Hilltoppers take the lead ... 10-3.

Later .... more from onalaska .... nathan lubinsky coming out of the backfield ... he goes 12 yards for the score.

Hilltoppers go up 17-3.

Vikings looking to fight back.

It's jaedon abraham punching it into the endzone.

Holmen trails 17-10.

2 seconds left... holmen has one last shot to tie it.... but the snap gets away... lubinsky falls on it for onalaska to end the game... hilltoppers take the m-v-c title ...17-10 over holmen.

"keep the ball away from them and just time of possession and get the points when we can - they're a great defense and we had to take shots when we could" what a game.

So, holmen finishes tied for second with sparta, who close out the regular season tonight with a trip to marshfield.

Spartans can't get it done on the road.

Sparta wins 24-10 it's a big night for la crosse central as they look to shake off a shutout from last week and finish 500 in conference play.

They're at west salem tonight, so a favorable matchup for johnny davis and company... ---- second quarter....centr al up six to nothing...noah lafluer dropping back....and it's david lattos with the one handed catch....looking like o-b-j out there....sets up a touchdown...it's 7 to 6 panthers.... ----- but central responding...joh nny doing what he does best.....buys time......zips it out to porter pretasky...it's a 13 yard scoring strike....red raiders up 12 to 7 at the half.... ---- back and forth this game would go.....fourth quarter....hando ff to therrick roberts...he punches it in.....that puts the panthers up seven with 8 minutes to play.... ---- but central would take over with three and a half to go....they drive to the west salem 18....and johnny....floats it out mason hetlitzke...wide open for the touchdown.... ---- that sets up this play....46 seconds left....central goes for two..... it's davis getting around the right side in for the conversion.... and central secures a playoff berth 26-25.

One more mvc contest as logan hosts tomah... -- rangers up 16-0 but turn it over in the third with a kade gnewikow interception -- late in the third now, the give to max harcey, sweet juke move and turns on the jets, he'll be brought down at the three... -- they set up in wildcat on first and goal and harcey scores... logan wins 30-7.

In the swal, aquinas trying to shake off a two game losing skid and generate some momentum going into playoffs.

They've got luther as we open with first quarter play... -- the give is to aiden lee and he finds a crease, down the sideline he goes, eventually brought down inside the 20... -- and on the next play, will cambio with blockers in front of him, hits the second level and stretches across the plain, 17-yard touchdown, 6-0 blugolds... -- next aquinas drive, they go right down the field and matthew reuteman punches it in... blugolds get the shutout 39-0.

G-e-t looking to wrap up an undefeated conference season ... hosting adams- friendship first quarter ... redhawks starting fast.

Brandon boos ... has the moves.

He runs just over 20 yards into the endzone.

G-e-t goes up 8-0.

How about some love for the defense?

Ensuing possession, adams- friendship's chrystian quinnell is picked off by g- e-t's maximus janssen.

Redhawks getting the ball back quickly... that sets up this ... luke vance takes the pitch ... he gets to the corner ... then the endzone.

Redhawks up 16-0 ... we aren't even 4 minutes into the game.

Later ... it's more from the g-e-t rushing attack.

Vance takes the handoff 64 yards to the endzone.

He turns on the jets and puts some more points on the board.

G-e-t wraps up the south central conference title in dominating fashion... 70-6 the final.

Coming up, conference titles are on the line in the dairyland and ridge and valley... "nats - band playing" welcome news 8 highlight zone.

Bangor hasn't lost a conference game since the end of the 20-13 regular season.

The cardinals looking for their 36-th straight scenic bluffs win ..

And 6-th straight outright title..... as they face cashton ... who can take a share of the title with a win.

With ten and a half to play in the first, bangor goes counter with mathieu oesterle and he finds the endzone from 20 yards out.

It's 7-nothing bangor.

--------------- cardinals going to the air with hank reader hooking up with zane langrehr for the 23 yard score.

Cardinals up 14 midway through the first.

------------ why not go to the air again on this windy friday night... reader finds nathanael wiggins and he goes 47 yards for the t-d.

21-zip bangor with 4:41 still to play in the first.

Reader was 2 for 3 on passing tonight with both completions ending in scores.

----------- cardinals though go back to ol' faithful... carter horstman follows his blockers and then zips right on by and finds his way to the back of the endzone putting the cardinals up 27-zero.

Horstman had 13 carries for 239 yards on the night.

-------- bangor rolls to the conference crown ... 53-nothing.

Brookwood with a non- conference match up ... hosting highland.

Falcons up 14-7 in the fourth and on 4th and 10..

Kaden brandau finds brandon kinserdahl in the corner of the endzone for the score., ------------- highland responds with a td of their own to make it close.

----------- but brookwood with the fake punt on 4th down to seal the game brookwood wins 21-13.

The dairyland conference is wrapping up their season with a big match up for the title.

Pepin/alma travels to blair-taylor ... the winner is the conference champ.

------------- blair-taylor with the pitch to matthew brandenburg... he finds some space out left and you know where it's going, to the house for a wildcat touchdown.

Blair-taylor leads 26-6.

------------- 30 seconds to halftime... cain fremstad unloads one up the middle to logan smith... he takes it down the sideline and gets out of bounce to stop the clock.

------------- now check this one out... dump out to backup qb matthew waldera and he will let it fly... and wide open is kyle steien for another wildcat touchdown... wildcats are your dairyland champs 48-6.

Arcadia looking to snap a two game losing streak and clinch the playoffs against richland center.

-------------- richland center with the ball... and right off the bat... a muffed handoff leads to the fumble... the hornets get the offensive recovery.

-------------- arcadia with the ball near the 50... chase patzner unloads one... and now check it out... michael schweisthal wide open and he will find his way in to the endzone... raiders on the board first... and his teamates are absolutely loving it.

-------------- patzner once again... and who does he find?... you got it... michael schweisthal and he takes it to the house for another arcadia touchdown.

Raiders come up with a big win ... 42-8 is the final.

Wauzeka seneca can take a share of the ridge and valley title with a win against kickapoo la farge.

------------ kickapoo starts the game with the ball as owen cauffman throws it down field but galvin ralph picks it off for the bluegolds keeping tied at 0.

------------ in the second quarter wauzeka gets on the board as hunter aspenson goes through the panther defense and into the endzone giving the bluegolds a 7-0 lead.

------------ still in the second wauzeka looking to add on but aspenson is stopped at the one, but on the next play carter lomas takes it himself extending the bluegold lead to 14-0.

------------ wauzeka goes on to win this one 27-7 and gets a share of the ridge and valley title heading north on highway 35....de soto is hosting kenosha- christian life at the pit.

-------------------- first play from scrimmage for de soto....features..

.trevor rebhahn ...he finds a crease...and there he goes....he's gone....a 66 yard house call has the pirates up 7-0.

-------------------- it was the rebhahn show from there....he finds the endzone two more times in the first quarter and de soto is living comfortably ...up 20 points.

---------------------- in the second quarter....he breaks free again... this time 49 yards to the endzone for a fourth time.....de soto get win number 7....rolling....41- nothing.

In the minnesota post season brackets....cale donia gets a bye next tueday because of a forfeit by cotter.

They will take on the winner of triton and st.

Charles next saturday.

Winona senior is the 1 seed in four- a...they have a bye and will take on the winner of albert-lea and fairibault next saturday.

In single a...rushford peterson hosts wabasha kellogg tuesday night at 7.

In section 1 9-man...houston travels to southland....and spring grove hosts lanesboro...bot h games are at 7 on tuesday night.

In state tennis, the leithold sisters fall to an undefeated deforest duo in the d1 third round, and luther's phoebe christianson and jenna wahl lose in the third round in d2.

In the mlb astros trying to finish off the yankees in the alcs, and they get on the board early with this james paxton wild pitch, 1-0... -- but justin verlander in trouble in the bottom half, aaron hicks launches a changeup, and it's off the foule pole, three run blast... yankees force a game six with a 4-1 win.

Coming up, jordan may have to suit up at wideout the way the packers injuries are piling up.

You're watching the news 8 highlight zone.

"nats-band playing" welcome back to the news 8 highlight zone...time for our play of the night.

We go back to the west salem - central game..

West salem's noah lafluer to david lattos with the one handed catch for the touchdown.... that's going to do it for this edition of the do it for this edition of the news 8 highlight zone.

For jordan fremstad i'm ken kosirowski.

We'll see you next time.

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