Waupaca Defeats Ripon in Season Opener

Published 08/26 2013 11:45AM

Updated 08/26 2013 11:58AM

High School Sports Xtra
High School Sports Xtra
(WFRV) Waupaca overcame a 6-3 halftime deficit to open with victory over Ripon, in the season opener for both of the Eastern Valley foes.

Waupaca was on the board first with a field goal, but Ripon's James Vander Galien answered with a touchdown pass to Landon Fenner, to put Ripon up 6-3 at the half.

Then Waupaca's Nate Jenson posted a 4-TD second half rally, with three passing to Brando Vasquez and another on the ground.

Ripon (0-1) hosts Berlin at home next week, while Waupaca (1-0) heads to Freedom.

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