VIDEO: Amherst Football Level 2 Playoffs
Portage County Gazette
Highlights from the Amherst High School football team’s game against New Holstein in the WIAA Division 5 Level 2 Playoffs, and postgame interview with senior running back/linebacker Aidan Elwood, junior safety Tristan Schelvan and senior quarterback Lincoln Cullen Friday, Nov. 1.
The second-ranked and top-seeded Falcons used a field goal with no time left on the clock in the second quarter to take a 17-6 lead into halftime on fourth-seeded New Holstein (7-4), and build a 31-6 lead in the fourth quarter on the way to a 31-13 win.
Elwood rushed for 34 yards and two touchdowns on six carries on offense and had seven tackles and one sack on defense, Schelvan had a team-high 12 tackles, and Cullen completed 11-of-14 passes for 207 yards, with one touchdown and zero interceptions, and rushed for 39 yards on six carries.
Amherst will host ninth-ranked and third-seeded Chilton (9-2) in the WIAA Division 5 Level 3 Playoffs at Heartland Farms Field at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, after Chilton won 41-26 at 10th-ranked and second-seeded Kewaunee (9-2) in Level 2.