Week 6: Le-Win vs Orangeville
In NUIC North action, Orangeville visited Lena-Winslow looking to slow down the vaunted Le-Win offense. Orangeville would get on the board first with a 4 yard touchdown run by Garret Rodebaugh, and after the Zach Baker PAT was good, the Broncos had a 7-0 lead.
Le-Win would quickly respond, as Ronny Valentine would break off a 19 yard touchdown run. After the two point try was successful, the Panthers took an 8-7 lead into the 2nd quarter.
Le-Win would tack on two more scores in the 2nd quarter, as Marey Roby would rush for a 7 yard touchdown, then Luke Benson would connect with Isaiah Bruce on an 82 yard pass play, that saw Le-Win build a 22-7 lead at the half.
In the second half, it was all Le-Win, as they Roby collected another touchdown run, and Jack Setterstrom had and 81 yard run. Bruce would break off a 31 yard touchdown run in the 4th quarter to bring the final score to 46-7 in favor of Le-Win.
For the game, Le-Win would rush for 390 yards and pass for 176 yards, for a total of 566 yards of offense, the biggest output for the Panthers on the season. Marey Roby led the attack with 113 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns. Sean Ormiston finished quietly with 74 yards rushing, Ronny Valentine had 52 yards rushing and a score, and Jack Setterstrom had 92 yards rushing with a score. Isaiah Bruce had 3 receptions for 109 yards and a score to go along with his 42 yards rushing with a touchdown, and Kade Chrisman had 67 yards receiving. Luke Benson would go 8-13 passing for 176 yards and 1 touchdown,
For the Broncos, they finished with 161 yards of total offense. Chase Jordan led the attack with 61 yards rushing, while Garret Rodebaugh had 22 yards rushing with 1 touchdown. Jake Doyle had 45 yards passing.
Le-Win (6-0) clinches a playoff berth for the 21st consecutive year, the longest such streak in NUIC history. They get set to take on the Forreston Cardinals (6-0) in a big game of top ranked state opponents. Orangeville (3-3) returns home to take on Stockton (4-2) in a big contest for both teams.