River Ridge football

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Ryan Redman (7) and another Timberwolves’ defender break up a Potosi pass attempt. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

The River Ridge defense moves to the ball Friday night against visiting Potosi.

Ben Ertz (24) and other River Ridge defenders drop the Potosi ballcarrier.


Potosi defeats River Ridge on a rainy Homecoming

Potosi defeated host River Ridge 38-6 on a rainy Friday night for the Timberwolves’ Homecoming game in Bloomington. 

Neither team scored in the first period, but Potosi got into the end zone on a 6-yard run in the second quarter and the 2-point run was good as the Chieftains went ahead 8-0, which would be the halftime score. 

Potosi scored 22 unanswered points in the third quarter on a 2-yard run, a 2-point run, a 43-yard run, a 14-yard run and a 2-point run to increase the margin to 30-0. 

The Chieftains scored on a 57-yard pass and a 2-point run in the fourth period to take a 38-0 advantage. 

Ben Ertz got the Timberwolves on the board with a 1-yard touchdown run to make the final score 38-6. 

River Ridge will next travel to Shullsburg on Saturday, Sept. 26 for a 2 p.m. ballgame.

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