Appleton North 42, Wausau East 14
At Appleton, the Lightning led 42-0 at halftime in the rout.
Dan Rothbauer passed for 131 yards and ran for 108 yards in the first half. He had two rushing touchdowns and two passing touchdowns.
The North defense held Wausau East to 123 yards of total offense.
AN – Ethan Danz 12 run (kick good)
AN – Chase Kreul 7 pass from Dan Rothbauer (kick good)
AN – Rothbauer 11 run (kick good)
AN – Rothbauer 20 run (kick good)
AN – Danz 20 run (kick good)
AN – Connor Rolain 51 pass from Rothbauer (kick good)
WE – 60 run (kick good)
WE – 4 pass (kick good)
|Total Net Yards||123||489|
Rushing — Appleton North, Dan Rothbauer 8-108, Ethan Danz 13-133.
Passing — Appleton North, Dan Rothbauer 9-11-0-131.
Receiving — Appleton North, Connor Rolain 2-57.
Kimberly 56, D.C. Everest 8
At Kimberly, the Papermakers ended the regular season with a big win and a big loss. Kimberly led 49-8 at halftime, but lost standout running back J.P. Peerenboom to a knee injury in the second quarter.
Peerenboom had two rushing touchdowns before exiting with what is believed to be a torn ACL.
Colin Tessner led Kimberly with 128 yards on the ground, including an 82-yard scoring run.
K – Jack DeGroot 16 pass from Scott Schreiber (Mitchel Fisher kick)
K – J.P. Peerenboom 28 run (Fisher kick)
K – Peerenboom 6 run (Fisher kick)
DCE – Wyatt Brown 2 run (Brady Borrell pass from Mason Hagenbucher)
K – Blair Mulholland 9 run (Fisher kick)
K – DeGroot 15 pass from Schreiber (Fisher kick)
K – Mulholland 10 run (Fisher kick)
K – Brady Townsend 45 interception return (Fisher kick)
K – Colin Tessner 82 run (Eric Zake kick)
|Total Net Yards||245||413|
Rushing — D.C. Everest, Wyatt Brown 20-103. Kimberly, J.P. Peerenboom 6-58, Colin Tessner 8-128.
Passing — D.C. Everest, Nick Sierakowski 10-16-2-70. Kimberly, Scott Schreiber 9-11-0-146.
Receiving — D.C. Everest, Mitchell Boals 6-51. Kimberly, Jake Johnson 2-52, Jack DeGroot 3-48.
Wausau West 23, Appleton East 0
At Wausau, the Patriots ran for 145 yards on 41 carries but were shut out.
WW – Austin Bates 11 pass from David Seamon (Drew Pearson kick)
WW – Jacob Martin 15 run (Pearson kick)
WW – Logan Dennison 71 pass from Seamon (kick failed)
WW – Pearson 41 field goal
|Total Net Yards||229||249|
» In another VFA-North game, Kaukauna defeated Appleton West 49-13. No details were available at press time.