LENA — Trey Griffin had 255 yards and two touchdowns on 37 carries Saturday to lead the Panthers to the second round of the 1A playoffs.
Lena-Winslow scored the first three touchdowns of the game. Griffin scored on a 9-yard run in the first, a 6-yard run in the second, and Zach Edmund had a 1-yard run before halftime. Clayton Stouffer added a 1-yard run in the third quarter.
Lena-Winslow outrushed the Giants 319 to 23. Both of Alden-Hebron’s touchdowns came on passes, with quarterback Max Vazquez completing 12-of-22 for 159 yards.
PECATONICA — Lena-Winslow’s sideline was one long mud puddle after Friday’s game at Pecatonica.
One by one, the boys ran, dived and slid through the mud to celebrate their win, getting their already soaked uniforms even muddier.
The Panthers did most of their damage on the ground, collecting 296 yards rushing, led by Trey Griffin, who finished with 150 on 21 carries. He scored on runs of 10 and 84 yards. Zach Edmund added 81 yards on 17 carries and scored on an 18-yard run.