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Area Football: W-DC claws out win over Kights

WADENA- Zach Schertler completed 8-of-18 passes for 104 yards and two scores and ran for a third touchdown in the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverine's 22-6 victory against the West Central Knights Friday evening.

Schertler completed passes to Thomas Brekke and Austin Koljonen for touchdowns.

Brekke also had two interceptions.

West Central 6 0 0 0 - 6

Wadena-Deer Creek 0 14 8 0 - 22

First quarter

WC: 1 run (kick failed)

Second quarter

WDC: Zach Schertler 1 run (conversion failed)

WDC: Thomas Brekke 28 pass from Schertler (two-point conversion)

Third quarter

WDC: Austin Koljonen pass from Schertler (two- point conversion)

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: WDC 138

Pass comp-att-int-yds: WDC 8-18-0-104

Total offense: WDC 242

Individual leaders

Rushing: WDC-Schertler 13-94, Cooper 10-56

Passing: WDC-Schertler 8-18-0-104

Receiving: WDC-Austin Sutherland 1-32

Overall: WDC 1-0. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek vs. Upsala/Swanville at Swanville 7 p.m. Friday.