High School Football: Pierz stays unbeaten with road win

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MONTEVIDEO — Michael Leidenfrost accounted for all five Pierz touchdowns as the Pioneers scored 20 fourth-quarter points to break a 13-13 tie and stay unbeaten with a 33-13 win over Montevideo Thursday, Nov. 12.

Leidenfrost got his first touchdown on an 82-yard kickoff return and his second came on a 2-yard burst in the second quarter. The two teams were tied 13-13 at the half.

The Pioneers broke the game open in the fourth quarter with Leidenfrost scoring on a 25-yard run, catching a 4-yard pass from Noah Cekalla and a 15-yard scamper.

Leidenfrost finished with 27 carries for 139 yards and two catches for 18 yards. Zach Jones caught three passes for 98 yards. Cekalla completed 6 of 11 passes for 112 yards.


Pierz 7 6 0 20 -- 33
Montevideo 6 7 0 0 -- 3

First quarter
M-Justin Collins 12 pass from Kaden Boike (kick failed) 3:52
P-Michael Leidenfrost 82 kick return (Jeremy Bingesser) 3:38

Second quarter
P-Leidenfrost 2 run (kick failed) 10:57
M-Landen Knoshal 20 pass from Boike (Humberto Castillo) 2:21

Fourth quarter
P-Leidenfrost 25 run (Noah Cekalla run) 11:52
P-Leidenfrost 4 pass from Cekalla (conversion failed) 6:16
P-Leidenfrost 15 run (kick failed) 1:30


Team statistics
Rushes-yards: Prz 41-180, M 32-139
Pass comp-att-int-yds: Prz 6-11-2-112, M 4-14-1-48
Total offense: Prz 292, M 46-187

Individual leaders
Rushing: Prz-Michael Leidenfrost 27-139, Trevor Radaz 5-30, Isaac Walcheski 5-13; M-Francis O’Malley 22-125
Passing: Prz-Noah Cekalla 6-11-2-112; M-Kaden Boike 4-14-1-48
Receiving: Prz-Zach Jones 3-98, Leidenfrost 2-18; M-Landen Knoshal 2-29, Justin Collins 2-19
Overall: Prz 6-0. Next: Pierz in Section 6-3A playoffs Tuesday, Nov 17.
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