Blue Devil Defense Forces Four Take-Aways, Remain Undefeated At Home

WAYNE – As high school teams are now past the halfway point of the regular season schedule Wayne High was back in action for a district showdown Friday night.

From Bob Cunningham Field on the campus of Wayne State College, the Blue Devils hosted Logan View/Scribner-Snyder.

Following a defensive take-away on the first defensive possession for Wayne High, WHS marched down the field and set up a 27-yard field goal from sophomore Yair Alcantara with about eight minutes left in the first quarter.

Junior fullback Reid Korth recorded a pair of rushing touchdowns in the game. Korth scored on a one play, 35-yard touchdown with 3:29 left in the first half and then from a yard out with 6:58 left in the third. Alcantara was 1-2 on extra points and missed another 27-yard attempt and 33-yard try.

Final saw Wayne High win 16-0 to improve to 4-2 overall and 3-0 at home while the Raiders fell to 0-6.

Wayne High opened the game with an interception from sophomore Tanner Walling and also had picks from seniors Gunnar Jorgensen and Blake Bartos. In the second half, senior Cade Janke recovered a fumble.

The Wayne High football team will next visit West Point-Beemer on Friday, October 11.


Laurel-Concord-Coleridge won their homecoming game over Madison, 68-29 and Wakefield topped Homer 68-26 to win their third straight. Both LCC and Wakefield are now 4-1 on the season.