Nekoosa falls to Amherst

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Amherst (OnFocus) – The Nekoosa Papermakers went on the road in CWC Large action and battled traditional power Amherst. Nekoosa trailed just 28-6 at the half but saw the Falcons pull away after the break to pick up a 48-12 win over the Papermakers.

Nekoosa’s Hunter Lochner scored on a 3 yard run in the second quarter before Amherst scored on a 19 yard reception by Ian Hall to give Amherst their halftime lead.

Nekoosa added a third quarter touchdown with Cordero Ysquierdo running it in from three yards.

Ysquierdo led Nekoosa with 106 yards on 16 carries, and led Nekoosa in receiving with 2 receptions for 39 yards.

Ethan Hoogesteger completed 5 of 6 passes for 62 yards.

Ysquierdo and Lochner each had 6 tackles to lead Nekoosa on defense.

Amherst was led by Bryan Groshek, who had 59 yards rushing on 8 carries.

Amherst piled up 463 yards of offense with Nekoosa collecting 258 yards of total offense.

1 2 3 4 F
Nekoosa 0 6 6 0 12
Amherst 7 21 14 6 48


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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]