REBELS GO TO 2 - 0
The Rebels defeated the Lewistown Indians Friday night (Sept.4) 47 - 8. After receiving the opening kick-off, the Rebels drove down the field and scored on a 12 yard run by Chase Johnston. Johnston would score again on the Rebels next possession on a 44 yard run. On the Rebels third possession, Johnston would get his third TD this time going 7 yards. Rebels led after one quarter 21 - 0. In the second quarter, QB John Groter snuck in from the one and Lucas Wisnefski ran another TD in from 22 yards out. Rebels up at the half 35 - 0. Lewistown returned the 2nd half kick-off for a TD to cut the Rebels lead to 35 - 8. Johnston answered with his fourth TD of game a 17 yard scamper. Skylar Fletcher-Adams score from 17 yards out to make it 47 - 8 after three quarter. There was no scoring in fourth quarter. The Rebels had 421 yards of total offense (379 rushing and 42 passing) to Lewistown's 69 yards of total offense (all rushing).
The Rebels have won 2 of 3 meetings with the Indians. The Rebel defeated Lewistown in 2006 28 - 13 but lost to the Indians 26 - 7 in 2007. Last year the Rebels traveled to Lewistown and came home with a 33 - 13 victory.
The Rebels (2 - 0) host Mid-County (2 - 0) next Friday night (Sept. 11). Mid-County defeated Bushnell-Prairie City/West Prairie Friday night 48 - 20 to stay undefeated.
Condolences to Lewistown Head Football Coach Darren Winkler and the Lewistown community. Coach Winkler's son Darth was killed Tuesday night in a vehicle accident in northern Wisconsin. Darth Winkler was an All-state football player for his dad and the 2010 Peoria Journal Star Small School Player of the Year. After finishing his playing career at Beloit College, he became the Freshmen coach for Hayward (WI) HS. Thoughts and prayers to the Winkler family.
The Rebel Sophomore open the 2015 season with an 12 - 8 win over Knoxville Monday night (August 31). The Sophomores travel to Lewistown next Monday night (Sept. 7). Game time is scheduled for 6 PM.
The Rebel Freshmen will start their 2015 season on Wednesday September 9 with a road trip to Farmington. Kick-off is 6 PM.
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