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Northwestern Tigers still in playoff hunt

The Northwestern High School football team kept its playoff hopes alive Friday with a 28-15 victory over Ladysmith. The Tigers, who wrap up the regular season Friday with a game against Barron in Maple, improved to 3-3 in the Heart O' North Confe...

The Northwestern High School football team kept its playoff hopes alive Friday with a 28-15 victory over Ladysmith.

The Tigers, who wrap up the regular season Friday with a game against Barron in Maple, improved to 3-3 in the Heart O’ North Conference and 4-4 overall.

Nate Pearson finished with 270 yards rushing, and Micah Goetsch added 73 yards. Each player scored two touchdowns for Northwestern.

For the night the Tigers had 386 yards of offense, all on the ground. Ladysmith finished with 115 yards passing and 62 yards rushing.

 

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Northwestern  7              7              7              7              -           28

Ladysmith        0              0              7              8              -           15

First Quarter

N - Nate Pearson 2-yard run (Jordan Orme kick).

Second Quarter

N - Pearson 20-yard run (Orme kick).

Third Quarter

N - Goetsch 12-yard run (Orme kick).

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L - Luke Weisenberger 5-yard run (Michael Jansen kick).

Fourth Quarter

N - Goetsch 1-yard run (Orme kick).

L - Weisenberger 2-yard run (Chase Meyer run).

 

Team stats

......................................................................................... N   L

First downs.................................................................... 24  6

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Rushing yards................................................................ 386                        62

Passing completions-attempts.................................. 0-1                         5-12

Passing yards................................................................ 0    115

Touchdowns-interceptions......................................... 0-0                         0-2

Total plays..................................................................... 62  37

Total offense.................................................................. 386                        177

Fumbles-lost................................................................. 3-3                         1-0

Penalties-yards.............................................................. 2-15                       7-64

Sacks-yards lost........................................................... 7-38.0                    0-0

Time of poss.................................................................. 30:20                     17:40

Punts-average................................................................ 0-0                         3-26.33

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