Auburndale football drops opener to Pittsville
Apaches host Manawa next Friday
By Paul Lecker
AUBURNDALE — The Auburndale football team dropped its season opener at home to Pittsville 24-8 on Friday night.
The game was a nonconference contest.
Auburndale was held to just 36 yards rushing on 26 attempts.
Riley Wayerski ran for 138 yards and a touchdown, and Luke Denniston threw a pair of scores to Bailey Herkert to provide Pittsville with its scoring.
Auburndale’s lone score came in the fourth quarter on a touchdown pass from Ryan Isaacson to Cale Jacoby.
Auburndale will host Manawa in another nonconference game next Friday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Panthers 24, Apaches 8
Pittsville 0 10 0 14 – 24
Auburndale 0 0 0 8 – 8
Scoring plays not provided.
Rushing: P, Riley Wayerski 28-138, Tyler Dammann 7-28. A, Trayton Weister 9-27, Jacob Peplinski 11-23, Carter Wilcott 2-1, Ryan Isaacson 4-minus 15.
Passing: P, Luke Denniston 3-7-88-0, Bailey Herkert 1-1-8-0. A, Isaacson 8-20-107-2.
Receiving: P, Herkert 2-84, Brett Peters 1-8, Hunter Wilke 1-4. A, Cale Jacoby 5-57, Colten Yeske 1-24, Cam Ertl 1-20, Peplinski 1-6.
Records: Pittsville 0-1; Auburndale 1-0.