By Paul Lecker
For Wausau Pilot & Review
MARSHFIELD — A second-half outburst, led by the legs and arm of quarterback Trevor Foemmel, proved enough to power Marshfield Football’s team to a 44-29 win over DC Everest in their home game. opening of the Valley Football Association Friday night at Heiting Community Stadium at Marshfield High School.
Foemmel finished with 182 rushing yards and two long scores, and threw for 158 more and three touchdowns to tie Marshfield’s season record at 2-2.
Marshfield led 10-7 after a hard-fought first half.
Preston Miller caught a 17-yard touchdown pass from Jack Bobinski with 3:06 left in the first half for DC Everest, only to see Marshfield come down and score as Foemmel connected with Luke LeMoine for a pass from 9-yard touchdown in the final minute of the second quarter to give the Tigers the lead.
After a fumble snap set up DC Everest at Marshfield 35, the Tigers defense held and Gabe Golbach scored a 32-yard field goal early in the third quarter to tie the game at 10-10.
Then the fireworks started.
Marshfield rushed for 68 yards in just five plays as Foemmel rushed 52 yards for a touchdown. After a punt by Everest, Foemmel took to the ground again and ran 71 yards for another score, putting Marshfield up 24-10.
DC Everest quickly fought back as Bobinski threw passes 10 yards to Max Dennee and 26 yards to Flynn Huffman to set up a 3-yard run by the Evergreens quarterback. The extra point was blocked and Marshfield led 24-16 going into the fourth.
Foemmel threw an 18-yard TD pass to LeMoine on the Tigers’ next possession and the Marshfield defense set up another score quickly as on the Evergreens’ second play of possession Garrett Willuweit sacked Bobinski, forcing a fumble, and Ben Dietsche reinstated.
On Marshfield’s next play, Foemmel threw to Sam Meverden for 13 yards and the Tigers led 37-16 with 9:39 to go.
Bobinski had another 3-yard touchdown later in the quarter, and after a Marshfield punt, Everest raced upfield quickly in the final minutes, but was stopped on fourth down inside 50.
Mason Seidl exploded for a 47-yard touchdown run to increase the Tigers’ lead to 44-23, before Everest finished the scoring as Cayden Bangtson ran from 2 on the final play of the game.
Bobinski finished with 214 passing yards, with Huffman catching five for 114 yards and Miller five for 54 yards, to lead DC Everest’s offense.
DC Everest (2-2, 1-1 VFA) will host Stevens Point for a VFA match on Friday September 16 at Stiehm Stadium.
Tigers 44, Evergreens 29
DC Everest 0 7 9 13 – 29
Swamp 3 7 14 20 – 44
M – Braxton Kurth 36 field goal, 5:36.
DC – Preston Miller 17 pass from Jack Bobinski (Gabe Golbach shot), 3:06.
M – Luke LeMoine 9 pass from Trevor Foemmel (Kurth shot), 0:53.
DC-Golbach 32 field goal, 8:48.
M – Foemmel Run 52 (Kurth kick), 6:30.
M – Foemmel run 71 (Kurth kick), 2:53.
DC – Bobinski 3 run (blocked kick), 0:40.
M – LeMoine 18 Foemmel pass (Kurth shot), 10:45.
M – Sam Meverden 13 pass from Foemmel (missed), 9:39.
DC – Bobinski 3 run (Golbach shot), 4h20.
M – Mason Seidl 47 run (Kurth kick), 1:18.
DC – Cayden Bangtson Race 2, 0:00.
First tests: DC Everest 16; Marshfield 15.
Rushing (att-yards): CD 41-143; M 38-226.
Overrun (comp-att-yards-int): DC 14-23-214-0; M 10-16-158-2.
Total yards: DC 357; M384.
Penalties (number of yards): DC 4-33; M 5-37.
Fumbles (total-lost): CB 2-1; M 5-1.
Punting (no.-avg.): DC 5-40.0; M 2-35.0.
Dash : DC, Simon Witt 12-62, Blake Bangtson 2-53, Cayden Bangtson 4-20, Jack Bobinski 17-16, Reese Stowell 2-3, Vinnie Tesch 2-2, Flynn Huffman 1-under 1, No. 19 (name not provided) 1-under 9. M, Trevor Foemmel 15-182, Jeff Marsh 18-81, Mason Seidl 1-47, Eli Colby 3-10, Braden Anderson 1-6.
Who passed: CC, Bobinski 14-22-214-0, Stowell 0-1-0-0. M, Foemmel 10-16-158-2.
Reception : DC, Huffman 5-114, Preston Miller 5-54, Max Dennee 2-20, Witt 1-16, Stowell 1-10. M, Luke LeMoine 5-75, Sam Meverden 4-67, Seidl 1-16.
Interceptions (defense): DC, Dylan Neuendank, Matt Nielsen.
Fumble recovered (defense): DC, Nate Nemitz. M, Ben Dietsche.
Records: DC Everest 2-2, 1-1 Valley Football Association; Marshfield 2-2, Valley Football Association 1-0.