Fremont-Mills wins slug fest with conference rivals

TABOR, IOWA – The Fremont-Mills football team, ranked No. 2 in the latest World-Herald News Service rankings, held their Corner Conference rival Sidney to just 117 total yards (7 total in the first half) and the Knights won their seventh-straight game Friday night, 35-0.

Junior linebacker James Switzer added two more interceptions to his team leading six picks this season. Fremont-Mills finished with three interceptions. They forced seven three-and-outs.

Head Coach Jeremy Christiansen, in his 15th season with the school, thought his defense contained, made great plays on, and flew the football very well.

Senior quarterback Mason Vanatta threw for 131 yards on 11-25 passing and a touchdown. He also rushed for two scores on seven carries. He finished with 60 yards on the ground.

With 9:15 left to go in the first half, senior returner Jaeger Powers returned a punt 43 yards for the Knights second touchdown of the game.

The Cowboys were led on the ground by senior fullback Christian Nennemann. He finished with 56 yards on eight carries.

Fremont-Mills improves to 7-1 and will finish the regular season with a Class 8, District 7 championship game with Stanton next Friday in Tabor.

Sidney drops to 4-4 and will travel to Clarinda next week to play Clarinda Academy.

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