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Reedsville's Brennen Dvorachek ran for 128 yards and a score in the Panthers' win
Reedsville took advantage of its first-half chances and controlled things in the second half en route to a 17-0 victory over Coelman in the 2021 WIAA Division 7 state championship at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.
The Panthers blocked a punt on Coleman's first drive, and on the first offensive play of the game, Weston Liebzeit scampered nine yards for a touchdown and early lead.
Coleman rebounded and drove inside the Reedsville five-yard line, only to fail on a fourth and goal from the three yard line.
Reedsville got on the board in the second quarter following a Coleman fumble, driving 69 yards in six plays as Brennen Dvorachek got in the end zone on a two-yard sneak to make it 14-0.
Coleman once again drove inside the Reedsville ten yard line, but Noah Nosgovitz was picked off by Weston Liebzeit, who returned it out near midfield. Reedsville missed a chance to add to its lead as a 30-yard field goal attempt by Liebzeit was blocked.
Reedsville led 14-0 at halftime despite holding just a 116-108 lead in total yards.
The second half belonged to Reedsville, however, as they dominated the yardage 138 to 35, though a Liebzeit field goal was the only score the Panthers put up.
Reedsville racked up 254 yards on the ground, as they did not attempt a pass. Brennen Dvorachek led the way with 30 carries for 128 yards and a touchdown, as Liebzeit chipped in 73 and Cole Ebert added 55.
It is the first state championship for Reedsville in its first state finals appearance. Coleman settles for a silver ball as runner-up in its first-ever finals trip.
Travis Wilson serves as the WisSports.net General Manager, Football Editor, and contributing writer for other parts of the site. Wilson was selected as part of the Sports 40 Under 40 list by Coach & AD Magazine and the National High School Athletic Coaches Association for 2019. The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) named Travis the 2015 recipient of the Dave McClain Distinguished Service Award. He currently serves on the WFCA Executive Board as the Website and Communications Director and is a member of the Executive Board of the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association. A graduate of Richland Center High School and Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Travis was a three-sport athlete in high school (football, baseball, basketball) and currently resides in Reedsburg. You can follow him on Twitter at @travisWSN.
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