Falls sends Marquette to 0-3 start


McLean, Redding hook up for 3 TDs

WAUWATOSA — The Nate McLean to Quentin Redding connection was working all night as those two led Menomonee Falls to a 37-24 Greater Metro Conference victory over Marquette on Friday.

McLean hooked up with Redding for a 31-yard pass to open up the scoring. They weren’t done. On the Falls’ next possession, McLean tossed a 42-yard pass to Redding for another score. A Tamir Thomas 16-yard TD run gave the Indians a 19-0 lead in the first quarter.

Marquette got on the board early in the second quarter, but McLean to Redding worked again, this time it was a 36-yard TD pass. McLean threw a twopoint pass to Colin Heckman and it was 25-7. The Hilltoppers at a TD and a late field goal to cut the deficit to 25-17 at the half.

The lone score in the third quarter was a safety for Falls, which occurred when an intentional grounding penalty was called in the Marquette end zone. McLean threw his fourth TD pass of the night, but this time it was to Even Redding for a 23-yard score. Marquette punched one in late, but it wasn’t enough.

McLean finished 11-for-15 passing for 254 yards, four TDs and an interception. Quentin Redding had five catches for 145 yards and three TDs. Evan Redding had three catches for 42 yards. Thomas led the ground game with 33 carries for 108 yards and a score.

Falls improved to 3-0 — all conference games — while Marquette is 0-3 overall and 0-2 in GMC play.

Pirates jump all over Shorewood/Messmer SHOREWOOD — Pewaukee didn’t need to score in the second half in a 48-14 Woodland Conference crossover victory over Shorewood/Messmer on Friday.

The Pirates scored the first 48 points of the game. Nazir Spencer led the way with three carries for 34 yards and two TDs. BJ Yost had a team-high 42 yards rushing on four carries. Nick McFadden, Kris Johnson, and Luke Leveille also had rushing touchdowns.

Pewaukee had 14 different ball carriers attempt 34 rushes for 208 yards. Logan Dobberstein was 3- for-4 passing for 35 yards and two touchdowns. T.J Chadwick and Ashton Janowski were on the receiving end of those TD passes.

Warriors use late TDs to beat Lightning HARTLAND — Two fourth-quarter touchdowns propelled Lake Country Lutheran to a 28-17 nonconference victory over Lakeside Lutheran on Friday.

The Warriors took their only lead of the game at 17- 14 with a touchdown 1:36 left in third quarter. Luke Haertle hooked up with Eion Kennedy for a 36-yard strike with 4:38 left to give the Lightning a go-head TD. Zander Mueller punched in a 6-yard run with 1:13 left to seal the victory.

Sam Heicher had the opening score, which was a 3-yard run as the only points in the first quarter. Lakeside tied it up early in the second, but Caleb Sterr scored on a 1-yard run to give LCL back the lead. Lakeside kicked a field goal midway in the second and LCL went into the half up 14-10. Jack Leverenz led LCL rushing with 15 carries for 121 yards. Mueller ran nine times for 58 yards.

Haertle was 9-for-14 passing for 110 yards and a score. Panthers start fast in win over Dodgeland JUNEAU — Palmyra- Eagle had a 28-point halftime lead, but only held on to beat Dodgeland 34-20 in a Trailways-Large Conference game Friday.

Levi Musselman put P-E on the scoreboard with a 53- yard run. He also scored the final Panthers touchdown on another 53-yard run. Brandon Wilde hooked up with Nolan Kopydlowski for a 60-yard bomb to give P-E a 14-0 lead. Isaac Schlueter had a 12-yard TD run, while Wilde connected with Ryan Carpenter on a 12-yard passing TD and P-E had a 28-0 lead at the half. Wilde finished the game 27-for-35 for 264 yards and two TDs. Musselman had five carries for 137 yards and the two scores.

Steve King

Steve lives in Fulton with his wife and one son. In 2010, he graduated from Eastern New Mexico University . Now, he writes software and gadget reviews and sport news for the team. During his free time, Steve coaches baseball to junior high school boys.

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