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It was a thriller in the SWC Friday night as Platteville downed Lancaster 47-46 to take over sole possession of first place in the league. Senior Davyn Edge was part of a big passing day for the Hillmen, catching nine passes for 187 yards with four touchdowns. He added 11 tackles and a forced fumble on defense as well.
Fox Valley Lutheran remained unbeaten in the North Eastern Conference, defeating Little Chute 35-19. It was a big first half for the Foxes, with quarterback Liam Heiges rushing for three touchdowns before halftime, adding another rushing score in the third quarter. He finished with 153 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries, also throwing for 111 yards and recording a team-high nine tackles.
Mondovi ended what had been the state's longest active conference winning streak, downing Regis 24-20 on Thursday night. It was the first conference loss for Regis since 2017, a span of 40 games. Mondovi senior quarterback Jake Linse played a big part in that, completing all eight of his passes for 109 yards. He also ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries, including what proved to be the game-winning 23-yard touchdown scamper in the fourth quarter.
Rice Lake hammered Ellsworth 44-8 to remain on top of the Middle Border Conference in Week 6, behind a career day from junior Lucas Peters. He nearly matched his rushing total from the first five games of the season combined, going for 210 yards and four touchdowns on 25 carries. He also caught three passes for 50 yards, scored three, two-point conversions, and recorded five tackles defensively for the Warriors.
Stevens Point took control of the Valley Football Association with a 27-7 win over Wausau West to remain unbeaten in league play with just three games remaining. The offense put up nearly 400 yards, but the defensive performance was even more impressive, limiting Wausau West to just 153 yards of offense. Panthers junior defensive back Jackson Spees had not one, not two, not three, but four interceptions for Stevens Point in this one. He has a state-leading eight interceptions already this season.
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