Tigers close in on conference titleMAPLE — The Northwestern High School football team needs one more win to clinch at least a share of the Heart O’ North Conference title.
MAPLE — The Northwestern High School football team needs one more win to clinch at least a share of the Heart O’ North Conference title.
The Northwestern Tigers improved to 5-1 in the conference and 6-1 overall Friday night with a 24-6 victory over Chetek-Weyerhauser (1-5, 2-5).
Cumberland (5-1, 6-1) is also in the running for the conference crown after defeating Barron 14-6 Friday night.
Northwestern closes out the regular season Oct. 12 with a road game against the Bloomer Blackhawks (4-2, 4-3), who defeated Hayward 13-7 Friday night.
Cumberland hosts Ladysmith to close out conference play.
Chetek-Weyerhauser 6 0 0 0 — 6
Northwestern 7 7 7 3 — 24
CW — Jonny Chamberlain 2-yard run (run failed), 5:51.
N — Peter Lindsay 4-yard run (Jordan Orme kick), 0:17.
N — Tanner Follis 12-yard pass from Lindsay (Orme kick), 0:15.
N — Nathan Sikorski 5-yard run (Orme kick), 1:00.
N — Orme 38-yard field goal.