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Area Football: Bulldogs hand W-DC first loss of season

WADENA — Wadena-Deer Creek’s Evan VanErp accounted for two touchdowns, but Ottertail Central’s Tom Lachowitzer ran for three as the Bulldogs defeated the Wolverines 28-12 in a non-conference game Friday.

VanErp scored on a 7-yard touchdown run and hit younger brother Andrew VanErp for an 8-yard touchdown pass.

Evan VanErp threw for 93 yards and rushed for 126 more.

Ottertail Central 6 8 7 7 — 28

Wadena-Deer Creek 0 6 0 6 — 12

First quarter

OTC — Andrew Smith 4 run (kick failed) 1:06

Second quarter

WDC — Evan VanErp 7 run (kick failed) 6:12

OTC — Tom Lachowitzer 2 run (Smith run) :49

Third quarter

OTC — Lachowitzer 2 run (Tony Ukkelberg kick) 7:12

Fourth quarter

WDC — Andrew VanErp 8 pass from Evan VanErp (kick failed) 11:23

OTC — Lachowitzer 5 run (Ukkelberg) 9:30

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: WDC 32-172

Pass comp-att-int-yds: WDC 6-9-1-93

Total offense: WDC 265

Individual leaders

Rushing: WDC- Evan VanErp 15-126

Passing: WDC- Evan VanErp 6-9-1-93

Receiving: WDC-Andrew Van Erp 3-68.

Overall: WDC 1-1. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Barnesville 7 p.m. Friday.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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