By Paul Lecker
AUBURNDALE – The Auburndale football team dropped its home opener Friday, losing to Edgar 27-0 in a Marawood Conference game at Auburndale High School.
The game was postponed late in the second quarter due to thunderstorms that rolled through with the score tied at 0-0. When play resumed Edgar took over, scoring four unanswered touchdowns to claim the win.
Kaleb Wolf scored on a 12-yard touchdown run just before halftime and Zach Pospyhalla returned the opening kickoff of the second half 75 yards for a score to put Edgar up 12-0.
Wylie Frahm and Cody Weiler each had 3-yard TD runs to cap the scoring for the Wildcats.
Overall, Edgar outgained Auburndale 222-122, which included a margin of 211-62 on the ground.
Wyatt Weiler had 61 yards passing and Kurt Jankowski rushed for 58 yards to pace the Auburndale offense.
Edgar is now 2-0 overall and in the Marawood, while Auburndale drops to 1-1 overall and in the conference.
Auburndale plays at Rib Lake/Prentice next Friday.
Wildcats 27, Apaches 0
Edgar 0 6 14 7 – 27
Auburndale 0 0 0 0 – 0
E – Kaleb Wolf 12 run (PAT failed).
E – Zach Pospyhalla 75 kick return (PAT failed).
E – Wylie Frahm 3 run (Frahm run).
E – Cody Weiler 3 run (Wolf kick).
First downs: Edgar 11; Auburndale 8.
Rushing yards: Edgar 211; Auburndale 62.
Passing (comp-att-yards-int): Edgar 2-3-11-1; Auburndale 7-10-61-0.
Penalties (no.-yards): Edgar 2-18; Auburndale 5-43.
Fumbles (total-lost): Edgar 0-0; Auburndale 2-0.
Rushing: E, Wylie Frahm 10-109, Cody Weiler 12-31, Kaleb Wolf 7-26, Zach Pospyhalla 1-24, Isaac Dahlke 1-6, Tyler Matysik 1-2, Alec Haferman 1-2, Shawn Bunklman 1-1. A, Kurt Jankowski 14-58, Jake Lewis 12-19.
Passing: E, Wolf 1-2-minus 2-1, Matt Urmanski 1-1-13-0. A, Wyatt Weiler 7-10-61-0.
Receiving: E, Austin Borchardt 1-13, Haferman 1-minus 2. A, Lewis 4-38, Paul Willfahrt 2-12, Jankowski 1-10.
Punting: E, Wolf 3-47.6. A, Shane Brandl 6-30.5.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com).