Rapids nips Marshfield

Beell Stadium

Marshfield (OnFocus) – An evenly matched game among two longtime rivals from the former Wisconsin Valley Conference took to the field, and when the dust settled, Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln picked a 14-13 win in VFA action.

Each team had a pair of touchdowns, but it was Rapids that converted both of their extra points in deciding the game.

Marshfield  scored first to take a 7-0 lead before Rapids scored twice in the second quarter. Leo Brostowitz scored on a 2 yard run and Dylan Lisitza added a four yard touchdown reception from Caden Sengbusch to give Rapids a 14-7 lead at the half.

Brostowitz led all rushers with 87 yards on 21 carries.

Lisitza had 5 catches for 34 yards.

Rapids outgained Marshfield 173 yards to 170 in the defensive battle.

Peter Rucker led Rapids on defense with 8 tackles, and Keegan Christy added 6 tackles.

Penalties hurt Marshfield, to the tune of 100 yards on 9 penalties, while Rapids was penalized twice for 12 yards.

1 2 3 4 F
Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln 0 14 0 0 14
Marshfield 7 0 6 0 13

 

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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]