Assumption Builds up Big Lead and Holds on to Down Almond-Bancroft

Courtesy Robyn Austin

Almond (OnFocus) – Two running backs from the CWC-Small doing battle, each with big stats games and big plays. Assumption took a big lead in the fourth quarter and then held off A-B for a 41-27 win.

A-B’s Daniel Baumgartner and Assumption’s Nick Leberg each had two yard touchdown runs in the first quarter, and they each added a second quarter td as the game stayed tight. Assumption’s advantage at the half was from quarterback Jack Klatt connecting with Reed Duellman for a 50 yard strike to take a 22-15 lead.

The Royals built a 41-15 lead in the fourth quarter as they added three second half scores. Leberg, Xaivier Hoffman and Cade Statz scored on touchdown runs of 1, 50, and 12 yards, respectively.

Baumgartner threw for a score and ran for another in the final two minutes to conclude the game’s scoring.

Leberg led all rushers with 231 yards on 37 carries.

Baumgartner ran for 206 yards on 39 carries.

OnFocus Athlete of the Week October 4 – 10

OnFocus Team of the Week October 4 – 10

1 2 3 4 F
Assumption 8 14 6 13 41
Almond-Bancroft 7 8 0 12 27

 

Assumption Rushing

# NAME ATT YDS YDS/ATT TD
8 Jack Klatt 2 14 7.0 0
11 Xaivier Hoffmann 1 50 50.0 1
23 Cade Statz 2 40 20.0 1
26 Nick Leberg 31 237 7.6 3
44 Joey Moyer 1 0 0.0 0
TOTALS 37 341 9.2 5

Almond-Bancroft Rushing

# NAME ATT YDS YDS/ATT TD
2 Connor Newby 5 4 0.8 0
4 Elijah Applebee 1 -2 -2.0 0
12 Daniel Baumgartner 39 206 5.3 3
TOTALS 45 208 4.6 3

Almond-Bancroft Receiving

# NAME REC YDS YDS/REC TD
2 Connor Newby 1 9 9.0 0
4 Elijah Applebee 6 71 11.8 1
21 Daniel Burns 3 32 10.7 0
TOTALS 10 112 11.2

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David Keech
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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]