Four champions crowned at WIAA state football finalsWisconsin Sports - Four champions were crowned yesterday at the state high school football finals, with three more title games set for today at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.
MADISON - Four champions were crowned yesterday at the state high school football finals, with three more title games set for today at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.
Last night, Walworth Big Foot won its first Division-Four championship with a 42-to-13 victory over Kewaukee. Michael Walker set a division finals record with five rushing touchdowns. He ran for 255 yards, after Big Foot placed second a year ago.
In Division-Five, top-ranked Fond du Lac Springs steamrolled past Arcadia 42-to-7. Springs had a division finals record 469 yards of total offense. Anthony Parker ran for 116 yards and two touchdowns. Brian Fellers rushed for 107 yards and a score to give Springs its second W-I-A-A crown.
In Division-Six, Edgar won its first state title since 2001 by pounding Eau Claire Regis 46-to-7. The top-ranked Wildcats ended a 14-and-0 season in which they out-scored their opponents by a whopping 651-to-20. Justin Sinz had three touchdown passes.
And Burlington Catholic Central won its second straight championship in Division-Seven, with a 27-to-15 victory over Chippewa Falls McDonell. Brian Fliess ran for three T-D’s, as Central held the ball for 33 of the 48 minutes.
The Division-Three title game begins at 10 this morning. Last year’s runner-up Reedsburg will take on West De Pere, which is making its first appearance at state. This afternoon, Kimberly will go for its third straight crown in Division-Two when it plays Waunakee. Both those teams are 12-and-1. And at four this afternoon, unbeaten Milwaukee Marquette will play Menomonee Falls for the Division-One championship. Both play in the Greater Metro Conference, and Marquette won their first match-up 27-to-7 during the regular season.