Amherst beat Southern Door, 48-27, in a WIAA Division 5 playoff football game at Goerke Field in Stevens Point on Friday Night. The Falcons (12-0) built a 48-0 halftime lead behind 4 rushing touchdowns by Brandon Piotrowski, a rushing score from Garrett Groshek and passing td’s from Groshek to Mitch Glodowski and Josh Cisewski. The Amherst defense also caused four first half turnovers in a dominating opening 24 minutes. The Eagles (9-3) were able to have success against the Amherst reserves in the second half as Nick LeCaptain had rushing scores of 55 and 37 yards and Tory Jandrin had added his 13th rushing score of the season. After a Triston Scoville fumble recovery, Southern Door scored on the final play of the game on a 19 yard scoring pass from freshman Kyle Daoust to senior Deven McCarty. Amherst will play undefeated Arcadia next weekend in the State Semi-finals.
Friday’s Amherst – Southern Door Highlights: