Wooster defeats Denison, 43-21

Richard Barnes threw for 280 yards and three touchdowns as Wooster knocked off Denison by a 43-21 margin.

Before a crowd of 2,650 at John P. Papp Stadium in Wooster, Ohio, Wooster (4-3) jumped out to a 29-0 lead at halftime and reclaimed the Old Red Lantern traveling trophy with the victory. In the show of offense, Wooster racked up 540 yards of total offense to 449 yards for Denison (4-3).

Brandon Sklenar led the Big Red offense, throwing for 276 yards and a pair of touchdowns while also rushing for 114 yards and a touchdown. Sklenar, however, also threw three interceptions.

RUSHING: Denison – Brandon Sklenar 22-114; John Wilson 8-34; Colin Morris 8-25. Wooster – Sean Hackel 21-119; Richard Barnes 8-64; Justin Rice 1-39; Joe Stoffer 5-16; Keir Pace 1-4; David Smith 1-0; TEAM 2-(-2).

PASSING: Denison – Brandon Sklenar 52-32-3-276; TEAM 1-0-0-0. Wooster – Richard Barnes 17-8-0-280; David Smith 2-1-0-18; Darrian Owens 1-1-0-2.

RECEIVING: Denison – John Wilson 9-81; Colin Morris 9-56; Hunter Winans 5-44; Richie Wehman 3-37; Kyle Green 4-32; Dushawn Brown 2-26. Wooster – Darrian Owens 4-230; Keir Pace 3-49; Jesse Lane 1-18; Sean Hackel 2-3.

INTERCEPTIONS: Denison – None. Wooster – Tyson Vogel 2-81; Brandon James 1-7.

FUMBLES: Denison – Brandon Sklenar 1-1. Wooster – Labaron Sylvester 1-0; Sean Hackel 1-0.

SACKS (UA-A): Denison – None. Wooster – Keith Lemke 1-0; Todd Ulmer 1-0.

TACKLES (UA-A): Denison – Addison Ford 3-1; Riley Tight 2-0; Kyle Green 2-0; Alex Willingham 2-0; Zak Baker 1-0; Dushawn Brown 1-0; Andrew Baird 2-0; Jack Varanese 1-0; Lucas Romick 3-0; Emerson Thacker 1-0; Pat Foley 8-0; Joel Elliott 7-0; Patrick Foley 1-0; Teddy Kuntz 2-0; Winters Heafey 3-0; Dan Gregg 0-1; Dylan Hinde 2-0; Joey Lopez 3-0; Lars Soderberg 1-0. Wooster – Labaron Sylvester 3-1; Shawn Bowman 9-0; Mitchell Czerniak 9-2; Tyson Vogel 7-0; Vinnie Congedo 3-0; Keith Lemke 5-1; Brandon James 6-3; Matt Osolinski 5-1; Petey Jeffy 1-1; Brendon Taylor 4-1; John Battaglia 4-2; Colin Woodward 3-0; Ian Crawford 1-0; Andy Nash 0-1; Cody Daniel 1-0; Todd Ulmer 3-0; Stephen McKinney 4-1.

 

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