High School Football: LeBlanc pounds out 184 yards in Pierz victory

The Pierz Pioneers tarveled to Rockford Friday, Sept. 23.

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ROCKFORD — Pierz’s Jacob LeBlanc recorded two touchdowns and led the Pioneers in rushing with 184 rushing yards to beat the Rockford Rockets 12-7 Friday, Sept. 23.

Garrett Cummings completed two passes for 26 yards for the Pioneers while Reese Young totaled 14 carries for 51 yards and had one catch for 23 yards.

Pierz’s Caden Knutson picked off a pass at the 10-yard line for an interception, stopping Rockford’s drive and securing the win for the Pioneers.


Pierz 6 6 0 0 – 12

Rockford 0 0 0 7 – 7

First quarter

P-Jacob LeBlanc 4 run (kick failed) 4:35

Second quarter

P-LeBlanc 2 run (run failed) 11:54

Fourth quarter

R-Alex Haltmann 21 pass from Tim Houghton (Haltmann kick) 11:54

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: Prz 58-249, R 25-58

Pass comp-att-int-yds: Prz 2-4-0-26, R 8-15-1-125

Total offense: Prz 62-275, R 40-183

Individual leaders

Rushing: Prz-LeBlanc 30-184, Reese Young 14-51, Kirby Fischer 6-17

Passing: Prz-Garrett Cummings 2-4-0-26

Receiving: Prz- Young 1-23, Mitchell Smude 1-3

Overall: Prz 4-0. Next: Pierz hosts Morris 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30.

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