Northwest Herald football roundup for Friday, August 27

Woodstock North fought back in the fourth quarter to cut Westosha Central’s three-touchdown lead to a one possession game, but could not complete the comeback.

The Falcons got a late touchdown run from Jakob Simmons to hold off the Thunder, 34-20, in their nonconference football game Friday in Salem, Wis.

Westosha Central (1-1) built a 28-6 lead after three quarters, but North (0-1) scored on Jay Zinnen’s 14-yard pass to Justin VanAcker with 10:12 remaining, then again on Henry Goetz’s 11-yard run with 6:16 to go.

Simmons, who carried 11 times for 189 yards, raced 49 yards for his fourth touchdown for the final margin with 4:30 remaining.

Zinnen scored in the first quarter on a 4-yard run to tie the score at 6-6 before the Falcons scored three touchdowns. Simmons had an 80-yard scoring run and another for 11 yards.

Goetz rushed 30 times for 159 yards, Zinnen carried 20 times for 103 yards.

Richmond-Burton 69, Urban Prep-Bronzeville 0: At Richmond, the Rockets won their 21st consecutive game, shutting out the Lions in their nonconference game.

The Rockets beat Bronzeville in the first round of the 2019 Class 4A playoffs on their way to the state championship.

Rochelle 60, Woodstock 22: At Woodstock, the Hubs racked up eight rushing touchdowns in their nonconference victory over the Blue Streaks.

Lisle 26, Harvard 16: At Harvard, the Hornets fell behind early then failed to make up enough ground in a season-opening loss to Lisle.

Eduardo Flores and Bailey Livdahl picked up rushing touchdowns in the third and fourth quarters, respectively, but the Lions’ lead was too great by that point. Livdahl had 10 touches for 64 yards and a score in the loss.

8-Man Football

Orangeville 67, Alden-Hebron 14: At Hebron, the Giants fell to the Broncos in their opener Friday.

A-H’s Ben Vole completed 10 of 17 passes for 136 yards and a touchdown, while Patrick Elswick caught four passes for 89 yards and a touchdown.

Thomas Webber ran for 17 yards and caught three passes for 24 yards.

The Giants’ defense helped out when Nik Rapa recovered a fumble and returned it 37 yards for a touchdown.