KFIZ High School Football Preview (Week 7)
By: Nick Van Nocker – KFIZ Sports
Oshkosh North at Fond du Lac
Homecoming for the Fond du Lac (2-4, 2-2) as they play host to Oshkosh North (1-5, 0-4). Fond du Lac coming off a shutout victory last week against Appleton East. The defense was led by Jacob Haller with 20 tackles. Connor Klapperich took a fumble with less than a minute into the game 23 yards for the touchdown. Fond du Lac Head Coach Sam Plucker happy with his teams performance and says if they want to get into the playoffs they need to build off last weeks victory and go out and play well against Oshkosh North. Oshkosh North has struggled to start the season without a win in conference. The Spartans only 105 passing yards on the season and 115 rushing yards. Offense has been hard to come by as they’ve been outscored by there opponents 206-55.
Nick Van Nocker and 107.1 The Bull’s Moose in the Morning will have coverage beginning at 6:45pm with kickoff set for 7;00pm on KFIZ.
Lomira at Fond du Lac Springs
St. Mary’s Springs Academy (6-0, 4-0) off of a shutout victory against Campbellsport last Saturday will play host to Lomira (4-2, 3-1) at Fruth Field. The Ledgers defense has been dominate all season long including a shutout victory against the high powered rushing attack of Campbellsport. On offense Ledger Coach Bob Hyland hopes his team responds after the hit in the mouth they received last week. Lomira has been playing good football and right now one of the top teams in the Flyway Conference. A victory against the Ledgers would go a long way towards a possible conference championship.
Winnebago Lutheran at Omro
Winnebago Lutheran Academy (6-0, 4-0) with yet another victory last week 20-0 over Laconia travels to Omro (2-4, 1-3). Omro is always a difficult place to play for WLA so even though they’ve struggled in the first half of the season this game will not be an easy task for the Vikings. Omro fell to Mayville last week 19-7.
Laconia at Campellsport
Laconia (2-4, 0-4) looks for there first conference victory. It has been tough going for the Spartans since conference play began. Campbellsport (4-2, 2-2) meanwhile is riding a 2 game losing streak after being defeated the last two weeks by the two top teams in the conference WLA and Springs. The Cougars look to bounce back after being shutout last week.
Mayville at North Fond du lac
North Fond du Lac (1-5, 0-4) plays host to Mayville (3-3, 2-2). It is senior night for the Orioles as they honor several players that have been committed to the program and have helped usher in a new era that brought them there first win this season. No easy task this week as they take on a Mayville team coming off a 19-7 victory over Omro.
Conference 8 Man Football
Oakfield at Williams Bay (Saturday)
Oakfield (5-0, 1-0) returns to conference play in 8-player football this week against Williams Bay (0-5, 0-2). This game moved to Saturday at noon because of a referee shortage. Last week Oakfield put up 88 points on Menomonie Indian in large part because Menomonie did not punt the football. Williams Bay fell to Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah 80-38.