Merrill edges Ashland in snug affair 20-14

Early action on the scoreboard pushed Merrill to the front of Friday’s football game, and it stayed there to fend off Ashland by a six-point margin.

Merrill drew first blood by forging a 6-0 advantage over Ashland after the first quarter.

The Oredockers proved they would be a force to be reckoned with by building a 7-6 lead over the Blue Jays at the half, and the Oredockers enjoyed a 14-12 lead over the Blue Jays to start the fourth quarter.

The Blue Jays’ train of momentum chugged along the fourth-quarter tracks with an 8-0 points differential.

The final score was 20-14, Merrill.

Stratford mauls Wittenberg-Birnamwood in strong showing 35-6

Stratford turned coroner and pulled the sheet over Wittenberg-Birnamwood in Wisconsin high school football action on September 25.

Stratford drew first blood by forging a 14-6 margin over Wittenberg-Birnamwood after the first quarter.

Stratford’s offense struck to a 27-6 lead over Wittenberg-Birnamwood at the intermission.

Both offenses were stymied without points on either side in the third quarter.

Stratford wound up on top with a final score of 35-6.

Too close for comfort, Mosinee strains past Minocqua Lakeland 25-16

Friday’s outing turned into an endurance test that Mosinee passed in a 25-16 victory at Minocqua Lakeland’s expense in a Wisconsin high school football matchup.

Mosinee’s offense roared to a 19-0 lead over the Thunderbirds at the intermission.

The gap remained the same through the first and third quarters as neither team could dent the scoreboard.

Storm warning: Colby unleashes full fury on Thorp 54-6

Colby thumped Thorp in high school football action Friday night by a major margin.

Colby scored a home-team victory with a final score of 54-6.

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