Jets grounded at home

Jets grounded at home

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Alex Katz capped up the Roncalli football team’s first drive with a three-yard touchdown run, but Brillion kept the Jets offense in check the rest of the way.

Katz would finish with 74 yards on 11 carries but Roncalli would fall 24-14 to visiting Brillion Saturday despite the early offensive showing.

The two teams traded scores on their opening possessions in what looked like a potential shootout.

Brillion took advantage of its opportunities, intercepting the Jets three times and recovering a fumble as the Lions built a 10-point halftime advantage and never looked back.

“Turnovers were a big key in this game,” Brillion coach Pete Kittel said. “Our special teams did a great job improving our field position as they recovered a fumble and were able to get an interception after putting pressure on the punter.”

Roncalli eventually tacked on a late touchdown on a one-yard plunge by Jared Patek but the damage was already done. Patek completed 6-of-8 passes for 72 yards to lead the Jets aerial assault. Roncalli’s Josh Erickson hauled in five passes for 64 yards while Katz caught a pair for 47.

The Jets visit Mishicot on Friday in a matchup of two teams with identical 2-2 records in the Olympian-Packerland Large conference.

Brillion 7 10 7 0 24
Roncalli 7 0 0 7 14

First quarter

B: Brandon Pribbernow 19 run (Jared Orth kick)

R: Alex Katz 3 run (Spencer Fricke kick)

Second quarter

B: Orth 26 FG

B: Eric Kittel 47 pass from Bailey Krueger (Orth kick)

Third quarter

B: Krueger 2 run (Orth kick)

Fourth quarter

R: Jared Patek 1 run (Fricke kick)

B R
First downs 16 16
Total Net Yards 278 270
Rushes-Yards 41-182 35-139
Passing 96 131
Comp-Att-Int 6-10-0 9-21-3
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 2-1
Penalties-Yards 7-55 5-45

Individual statistics

Rushing — Brillion, Brandon Pribbernow 21-101. Roncalli, Alex Katz 11-74, Joey Macdonald 11-52.

Passing — Brillion, Bailey Krueger 6-10-0-96. Roncalli, Jared Patek 6-8-0-72, Zach Slattery 3-13-3-59.

Receiving — Brillion, Eric Kittel 6-96. Roncalli, Alex Katz 2-47, Josh Erickson 5-64.

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