SENECA-WAUZEKA-STEUBEN - Although the Seneca-Wauzeka-Steuben football team lost its second game of the season to Brookwood 14-0, it was an improvement from the first game, which they lost 47-0 to Bangor.
The Blue-Golds began to find their offense in this home game played in Wauzeka. SWS rushed for 86 yards on 25 carries. They also passed for 24 yards as Blue-Gold quarterback Evan Payne was 2-5 passing with one interception. Brennan Wallin caught both passes for the Blue-Golds.
By contrast, Brookwood quarterback Jaydon Koltermann was 0-4 passing with an interception. However, the Brookwood running game was overpowering-averaging over six yards per carry. Brookwood rushed 64 times for 390 yards.
They were led by Dan Peterson with 137 yards and Kaden Brandau who gained 118 yards on 14 carries and scored two touchdowns.
SWS quarterback Evan Payne carried the ball seven times and gained 34 yards. While Ethan Karnopp carried it six times for 26 yards.
Brookwood recorded 17 first downs in the game to just six first downs for SWS.
In addition to both turning the ball over on an interception, each team turned over the ball once on a fumble.
Penalties were about even as wwell–SWS was penalized four times for 20 yards and Brookwood had three penalties for 25 yards.
Next up for the Seneca Wauzeka-Steuben varsity football team is game with Cashton to be played in Seneca on Friday, April 9.The Cashton Eagles are 2-0 on the season, after eking out a 7-6 win over Brookwood in the opener and burying Riverdale last week 44-6.