Columbus 20, WACO 12
WACO’s Tucker Janecek rushed for 65 yards and a touchdown, while Braden Blake connected with Mason Barnhart for a touchdown reception in the Warriors’ 20-12 loss to Columbus on Friday.
Bryce Achen led the Warriors with 79 total yards on the ground, and Cornell Hulme caught a 21-yard pass in the season opener. Isaac Black had a team-high 13 tackles.
WACO, now 0-1, hosts North Mahaska on Friday.
Wapello 22, W-MU 12
Winfield-Mt. Union’s Darren Hunter scored all 12 points for the Wolves in Friday night’s season-opening loss.
Hunter picked up 19 yards on the ground; Max Fricke led the team with 83 rushing yards and Thayne McElhinney carried for 54 yards.
Fricke also went 7-for-15 passing for 141 yards in the air. Jake Edwards had 55 receiving yards.
The Wolves (0-1) play at Iowa Valley on Friday.