The Brandon-Evansville football team held Wheaton/Herman-Norcross to 50 yards of total offense and just three first downs on Thursday night as they shutout the Warriors, 48-0.
“Fun game tonight in the elements,” said Brandon-Evansville Head Coach Tim Pattrin. “The team handled tough conditions and played a complete game.”
Keagan Schiele got into the end zone on a one yard run to give B-E an early 6-0 lead with 9 minutes left in the opening quarter. A six-yard run by Tanner Bitzan and a two-point conversion run by Marshall Riedel increased the lead to 14-0 at the 1:45 mark of the quarter.
Riedell’s 13 yard TD run at 5:30 of the second quarter made it 20-0 and a 27 yard TD pass from Schiele to Kyle Schaffran, followed by a Riedel two-point conversion gave the Chargers a 28-0 halftime lead.
With 9:15 remaining in the third quarter the Chargers added to their lead on a two yard run by Cade Carlson and another two-point conversion run by Riedel. Carlson added TD runs of 2 yards at 7:30 and 74 yards at the two minute mark of the third quarter as the Chargers built their lead to 48-0 after three.
Brandon-Evansville finished with 256 rushing yards, 60 passing yards and 316 total yards in the game. Carlson had a team high 128 yards on 10 carries and Riedel had 82 yards on 14 rushing attempts. Schiele was 3-for-6 throwing the ball for 60 yards. Defensive leaders were Carlson (6.5 tackles, 0.5 sacks), Bitzan (5 tackles) and Mike Cochran (3.5 tackles, 0.5 sacks). Riedel picked off a pass for the Chargers, who forced three turnovers.
Brandon-Evansville (7-0) will host Hancock at 7:00pm Wednesday night in Brandon.