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High School Football: Pioneers pick off Morris from Section 6-3A playoffs

The Pierz Pioneers hosted the Morris Tigers in the Section 6-3A playoffs.

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PIERZ — Trevor Radunz ran for 119 yards and a touchdown as he was one of three 100-yard rushers for the No. 2 Pierz Pioneers as they defeated the No. 3 Morris Tigers 29-6 in the Section 6-3A Semifinals Saturday, Oct. 30.

Jacob LeBlanc rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown while Reese Young chipped in 114 yards on the ground.

Isaac Walcheski caught a 5-yard touchdown from Andy Winscher to get the scoring started for Pierz in the first quarter.

Linus Heidemann kicked three field goals and two extra points which broke the school record for most points scored (11) in a game by a kicker. The previous record was 10 points back in 2003.

Pierz will play No. 4 New London-Spicer in the Section 6-3A championship game 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5 at a site TBD.

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Morris 6 0 0 0 -- 6
Pierz 13 6 0 10 -- 29

First quarter
Prz- Isaac Walcheski 5 pass from Andy Winscher (kick failed) 9:16
Prz-Trevor Radunz 1 run (Linus Heidemann kick) 7:50
M-Durgin Decker 10 run (run failed) 4:16

Second quarter
Prz-Heidemann 36 yard field goal 5:44
Prz-Heidemann 26 yard field goal 0:00

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Fourth quarter
Prz-Heidemann 22 field goal 11:19
Prz-Jacob LeBlanc 11 run (Heidemann kick) 4:55 two fumbles

Team statistics
Rushes-yards: P 51-351, M 33-166
Pass comp-att-int-yds: P 2-2-0-5, M 7-20-0-80
Total offense: P 53-356, M 53-246

Individual leaders
Rushing: P-Trevor Radunz 15-119, Reese Young-15-114, Jacob LeBlanc 14-100, Zac Jones 2-18, Derek Stangl 1-5
Passing: P-Andy Winscher 2-2-0-5
Receiving: P-Isaac Walcheski 1-5, Kirby Fischer 1-0
Overall: P 7-3. Next: Pierz vs. No. 4 New London-Spicer winner in Section 6-3A Final 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.
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