Rockford Blows Past SE Warren Into Title Game, Osage Pushes Top-Seeded Kuemper Catholic To The Limit

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Rockford 52, Southeast Warren 19

The Rockford Warriors have steamrolled their way into the state championship with a 52-19 beat down of Southeast Warren yesterday.



That’s Rockford’s first score of the game and Lyman’s first touchdown catch of the year.  Rockford converted the two-point conversion. The Warriors hit cruise control after this play:

 

Rockford scored 38 unanswered points and took a 31-point cushion into halftime and rolled to the victory.  Quarterback Jake Stadut threw for 226 yard and four scores yesterday, adding 103 yards on the ground and on touchdown.  John Fullerton’s career day – 83 yards and this touchdown:

 

Lyman added 67 yards on the ground and a score.  Dillon Schriever 45 yards on the ground and 83 through the air with two receiving scores.

Rockford will play New London for the eight-player crown Thursday morning at 10.

#1 Kuemper Catholic 3, #5 Osage 2

The Osage Green Devil volleyball season has come to its close, but not before the Green Devils took the state’s top seed to five sets.  Jon Swisher with the final point.


Top seeded and one-loss Kuemper Catholic fought off the Green Devils coming from behind in the fifth after trailing 13-11, scored four straight to stun Osage. The Green Devils lost the first set, but won the second and third before surrendering the final two sets.

Dani Johnson led the Green Devils with 18 kills, Sydney Midlang added 17 and Paige Kisley contributed 13.  The Green Devils finish 30-7 on the year.