ANNA — The running of senior running back Cole Furgason and two touchdowns in the final two minutes of the first half propelled the Anna Rockets to defeat the New Bremen Cardinals 34-6 in front of a homecoming crowd at Anna.
“We made the best of the bad situations with the weather,” Rocket head coach Bryan Rioch said. “We were coming off of a three game losing streak and the kids did a great job considering the conditions.”
Overall Series: St. Marys leads series 26-18 Last Played: 2010
(Defiance won 13-7) Last St. Marys win: 2008 Longest Winning Streak: Defiance has won four of the last five meetings against St. Marys, including last year’s 38-21 win at Skip Baughman Stadium.
History warns the St. Marys football team against underestimating the Defiance Bulldogs.
MINSTER — The Minster Wildcats got back in the win column last week and they look to make another midseason run as they play host to the Fort Recovery Indians Friday night.
Minster (3-2, 1-2 MAC) used a strong defensive effort to turn away the New Bremen Cardinals 27-7. The Wildcats picked off three passes and used a strong ground attack to earn their first league win of the year.
Missed opportunities early came back to bite the St. Marys girls soccer team late in a 1-1 tie with Wapakoneta, narrowing the margin for error in the Roughriders’ run at repeating as Western Buckeye League champs.