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In a battle of second-place football teams in the Rock Valley Conference, Jefferson retained a share of second with a 42-28 victory over host East Troy.

The Eagles are now tied with Beloit Turner behind leader Clinton, which handed Turner its first loss on Friday by a 7-6 score.

Evan Anfang rushed for 229 yards and Nolan Klawitter ran for an additional 207 to lead Jefferson.

The Eagles rushed to a 14-point lead in the first quarter as Anfang scored and Matt Siefkes caught a touchdown pass from Zach Peterson.

The Trojans made it a one-score game midway through the fourth quarter, but Klawitter finished off the Trojans with a 16-yard touchdown run.

Walworth Big Foot 28, McFarland 22 (OT)

Logan Eischeid connected with Hunter Sharpe for a 5-yard touchdown pass in overtime to complete an impressive comeback as the visiting Chiefs beat the Spartans.

Jackson Enz threw for 202 yards and a pair of touchdown passes to lead Big Foot back from a 22-8 first-half deficit.

Pedro Sierra tallied 11 receptions for 207 yards and a score for the Chiefs.

Jeremiah Price-Johnson ran for 80 yards and Derek Schwarting completed 23 of 42 passes for 154 yards and a touchdown for McFarland.

Two of the Spartans’ touchdowns came on interception returns: 71 yards by Reece Samuel and 54 yards by Vivek Tara.

Evansville/Albany 47, Whitewater 6

Zachary Mielke threw for three touchdowns in the first quarter to help the visiting Blue Devils topple the Whippets for their third consecutive victory.

Sullivan Geske scored touchdowns on two catches for 103 yards for Evansville/Albany.

Jimmy Duval scored on a pass from Daniel Fuller in the second quarter for Whitewater’s lone score.

Brodhead/Juda 50, Edgerton 21

Parker Johnson had a pair of passing touchdowns and a rushing score to power the visiting Cardinals over the Crimson Tide.

Seth Allen recorded two receiving touchdowns and 156 yards as Brodhead/Juda used a 30-0 run to pull away in the second half.

Jaden Johnson completed 18 of 28 passes for 258 yards and added three total scores for the Tide.

Southwest Wisconsin

River Valley 42, Dodgeville 0

Junior Shane Liegel rushed for three touchdowns and 147 yards to carry the visiting Blackhawks (3-3, 1-1) over the Dodgers (3-3, 0-2).

Senior Justin Yanke threw for 169 yards and two touchdown passes, as well as posting a rushing score.

South Central

Wisconsin Dells 26, Adams-Friendship 0

The host Chiefs (2-4, 1-1) dominated play against the winless Green Devils (0-6, 0-2), holding Adams-Friendship to six first downs and 81 yards of offense.

The Chiefs intercepted three passes and produced two safeties.

Brett Hirst caught a 2-yard pass from Dylan Musiedlak and Travis Hudack scored on a 1-yard run in the second quarter, making it 14-0 at halftime.

Adam Brown scored on an 8-yard run in the third quarter and led the Chiefs with 88 yards on 20 carries.

Tim Hurns rushed for 43 yards for Adams-Friendship.


Mineral Point 34, Iowa-Grant 24

The Pointers (5-1, 3-0) stayed on pace with conference leader Cuba City, winning a showdown over the host Panthers (4-1, 2-2).

Trailways Large

Pardeeville 14, Montello co-op 6

Kyle Kiermas and Chase Balzer ran for second-quarter touchdowns, and Pardeeville (5-1, 3-0)rode its defense the rest of the way to beat the Montello co-op (1-5, 1-3). Montello’s Alex Postler returned a fumble 40 yards for a TD.

Trailways Small

Fall River 15, Johnson Creek 6

The Pirates (5-1, 4-0) earned a home victory over the Bluejays (5-1, 3-1) to take over the conference lead.


Darlington 15, Cambridge 13

Blake Whalen connected with Grady Reilly for a 28-yard score with 1 minute, 19 seconds remaining to lift the Redbirds (1-5) over the host Blue Jays (4-2).

Darlington, the runner-up in the past four WIAA Division 6 state championship games, had started the season 0-5 before picking up the non-conference victory.

Whalen also ran for a score early in the game.

Riley Olson rushed for 121 yards to lead Cambridge.

• Boxscores in Scoreboard. B7


Wisconsin State Journal prep sports editor Art Kabelowsky has traversed the state to cover sports while working for daily papers in Fort Atkinson, Racine, La Crosse, Milwaukee and Baraboo.