Wolves fall to Van BurenFricke picks up more than 230 yards of offense in the loss
KEOSAUQUA — Winfield-Mt. Union’s Max Fricke ran for 130 yards and threw for 107 more in a 32-22 loss at Van Buren on Friday.
The Wolves fall to 2-6 on the season and 1-5 in Class A District 5 with the loss. Van Buren improves to 4-4 overall and 3-3 in the district.
Fricke had a hand in all three W-MU touchdowns in the game.
He was 6-for-14 passing in the game with two scores.
Garret Baker had a 14-yard touchdown reception and Kolt Rossiter caught an 11-yard touchdown pass.
The Wolves’ other touchdown came on a two-yard run by Fricke.
Fricke and Thayne McElhinney each rushed for a two-point conversion.
McElhinney had 82 rushing yards on the night and Darren Hunter picked up 19 yards.
Baker had two receptions for 68 yards. Hunter had a 15-yard catch; Lake Carlson made a 7-yard catch and Jake Edwards had a 6-yard reception.
Defensively, Kyle Davis had a team-high 13 tackles. Edwards made 11 tackles.
Carlson, Tamie Fenton, Sam Jennings and Rossiter had seven tackles apiece.
Davis, Edwards and Fenton each had a solo tackle for loss.
Colton Hinkle recovered a fumble in the game.
Next up for the Wolves is the final regular-season game of the year. They play at New London in a Henry County matchup — the second in a row for New London, which hosted WACO last week.
The Wolves look to snap a four-game losing streak against the Tigers, and, after two straight losses, the Tigers will be looking for a win in their senior night contest against the Wolves.
Kickoff for Friday’s game is scheduled for 7 p.m.