WAHOO – Athletes from Louisville fought a tough battle against Wahoo throughout the opening 12 minutes of Friday night’s football game.
The Warriors used their size and speed to get away from the Lions after that.
Wahoo scored 30 points in the second quarter in a 52-7 win in the district. The Warriors (4-2) relied on a solid offensive line to win for the second time at home this year. Wahoo gained 335 rushing yards and finished with 16 first downs.
Sam Ahl led the Lions (2-4) in the passing and precipitation departments. He completed four passes for 39 yards and ran seven times for 32 yards. Cody Hiatt had two catches for 29 yards and Harrison Klein had two receptions for ten yards.
Klein gained 28 rushing yards on nine attempts. He scored a touchdown for Louisville in the fourth quarter. Quincy Trent (13), Hiatt (8), Cody Hrdy (4) and Wade Powles (3) added rushing distances for the Lions.
Sam Luellen, Reed Toelle and Ahl spearheaded the Louisville defense. Luellen made five solo tackles and three assisted tackles, Toelle made five solo and two assist games, and Ahl made five solo saves with a loss tackle.
Klein intercepted a pass, Hiatt made two solo tackles, and Trent and Powles each made one solo save and three assist saves. Hrdy, Klein, Coen Tomanek, Will Rose, Nick McCaul, Walker Porter, Alex Sorensen and Daniel Hoefener each performed a solo tackle.