Auburndale gets by Markesan
By Hub City Times staff
AUBURNDALE – The Auburndale football team got by Markesan in a Division 6, Level 1 matchup on Oct. 25 in Auburndale.
Brent Lau ran in a fumble return in the first quarter to start off scoring for the Apaches, but Markesan came back with a touchdown run of their own in the second to put the halftime score at 7-6 Auburndale.
Auburndale was able to add to that lead in the third quarter, when Hunter Wright ran in a pass from Cooper Weinfurter.
Weinfurter secured another touchdown in the fourth quarter, with an interception return.
The final minutes of the game saw scoring from both teams, as Kyle Peterson grabbed a short touchdown run and Markesan scored with a touchdown pass.
The last-minute scoring couldn’t close the gap for Markesan, and Auburndale won 26-12.
The Apaches will now face Abbotsford in Level 2 competition on Nov. 1 in Abbotsford.