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Deckerville Mutilates Madison Academy

After a half-hour or more delay due to Madison Academy/Burton’s football team’s bus having a break-down, the Deckerville Eagles took to the field, defeating Madison Academy, 74-26.
The football team, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, donned their bright pink socks, and the 50/50 drawing, won and donated back by Lou Garza, was matched by the Deckerville Party Store and donated to Relay for Life.
The Deckerville Eagles opened the scoring on a Wyatt Janowiak 8-yard pass, and the PAT was good. They scored again on an 11-yard pass to Austin Spaetzel, with the PAT failing. Madison Academy scored on a 77-yard run, with their PAT failing. Deckerville scored once more in the first quarter, on a 2-yard run from Jared aPhilpot,and with the PAT being good, Deckerville led 22-6 after one quarter of play.
In the second quarter, Deckerville was the first to score, on a Brandon Pattullo 5-yard run. Madison put 8 points on the scoreboard, with a 73-yard pass and good PAT. The Deckerville Eagles scored two more touchdowns, on a 13-yard run by Matthew Buzzo (PAT good) and an Austin Fritch 41-yard pass (PAT good). Madision rounded off the second quarter with six points on a 5-yard pass.
The Deckerville Eagles scored first in the third quarter, on a 9-yard run by Philpot (PAT good) and an 10-yard run by Wade Saldana. The PAT was good again. Madison Academy/Burton scored their only touchdown in the third quarter on a 59-yard pass. Saldana added the final touchdown in the third quarter with a 2-yard run (PAT good).
Deckerville scored the lone touchdown in the fourth, on an 18-yard run by Buzzo. The PAT failed.
Both teams had numerous penalties – Deckerville 7-75 yards and Madison Academy 6-50. Deckerville had one iterception and one fumble; Madison Academy had one interception, with three fumbles (lost two).
Rushing for Deckerville, Wade Saldana 10-130, Jared Philpot 15-110, Austin Fritch 10-96, Matthew Buzzo 9-62. They had 16 first downs and were 48-393 yards rushing, and were 3-3-60 yards passing, for a total of 453 yards.
For Madison Academy, 6 first downs, 18-68 rushing and 25-11-240 passing for 308 total yards.
Deckerville will travel to Peck this Friday to take on the Peck Pirates.

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