Recap and highlights from West Branch's victory over Northeast

Bears remain unbeaten on the season thanks to a Homecoming victory.

It was Homecoming night at the Little Rose Bowl Friday night where West Branch faced off against the Northeast Rebels. Coming in, West Branch was looking to remain unbeaten on the season and in district play. On the other side of the ball, Northeast was looking for any glimmer of hope to keep their season alive. West Branch, holding the Rebels scoreless, improved to 7-0 overall and 3-0 in District 4 where they now hold a one game lead over Bellevue and Cascade.

Check out highlights, photos, interviews, and much more from the 42-0 victory.



Player of the Game: Tanner Lukavsky

Presented by Main Street Sweets.

Uncommon Play: Jeff Bowie

Presented by the Hoover Foundation.

Coach Pedersen

Presented by the Fulwider Insurance Agency.


Via the West Branch Times.

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Offense: 377 yards (109 pass, 268 rush), 17 first downs, 1 INT, 2 fumbles (1 lost)
Defense: 103 yards allowed, 2 INT, 1 fumble recovery, 1 TD


Gavin Hierseman: 9/14, 106 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Tanner Lukavsky: 1/1, 3 yards


Tanner Lukavsky: 13 att, 190 yards, 3 TD
Andy Henson: 7 att, 49 yards


Trey Eagle: 3 rec, 69 yards, 1 TD
Wyatt Goodale: 4 rec, 22 yards


Jeff Bowie: 5 tackles, 1 sack, 1 TFL, 1 fumble recovery, 1 TD - 93 yards*
Matt Paulsen: 4.5 tackles, 1 TFL
Wyatt Goodale: 5 tackles
Dalyn Pedersen: 3.5 tackles, 1 sack, 1 TFL

Special Teams

Cale Fiderlein: 5/5 PAT
Ben Grundemann: 1/1 PAT

* New school records: Longest fumble return, longest fumble return for a touchdown