Greenwood wins big again
In its past two games, the Greenwood 8-man football team has hung a total of 130 points on its opponents’ defenses. Tigerton-Marion was the latest foe to learn how well the Indians have adapted to the new football format, in a 50-6 loss to Greenwood on Oct. 16.
Greenwood scored seven touchdowns in the road game, a week after putting up an 80-18 win at Port Edwards. The Indians are now 2-2 on the season, with remaining games against Tri-County on Oct. 20 (home), Sevastopol on Oct. 31 (away) and Alma Center Lincoln on Nov. 6 (home).
Greenwood found the end zone three times in the first quarter at Tigerton-Marion for a 22-0 lead that would hold until halftime. The early scores came on a 34-yard Cooper Bredlau run, a 64yard Xander Hinker run, and a 14-yard Bredlau run.
Bredlau broke off a 56-yard touchdown run in the first minute of the second half. Sullivan Whitford added a 55-yard run later in the quarter, and Bredlau later connected with his younger brother, Fletcher, for a 59-yard scoring pass play. Cooper Bredlau capped Greenwood’s scoring on a 35-yard run early in the fourth quarter.
Tigerton-Marion got its lone score a 75-yard pass play in the third period.
Greenwood did most of its damage with its running game, with 443 yards on only 21 attempts. Bredlau picked up 186 yards on seven carries, Whitford rolled for 175 yards on eight attempts, and Hinker added 66 yards on two carries.
The Indian defense allowed 236 total yards in the game, with 132 of them coming on 53 Tigerton-Marion carries.
Greenwood did fumble three times in the game, losing two, while the Indian defense picked up a fumble and picked off a pass.