Sidor, Jacobs run over Prairie Ridge

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Jacobs sure knows how to ruin an opposing team’s homecoming.

Just ask Prairie Ridge, as the Wolves’ big night was spoiled by the Golden Eagles in a 34-16 defeat in a Fox Valley Valley Division matchup Friday night.

“I know some kids [on Prairie Ridge] and they were kinda [hassling] me all week,” said Jacobs running back Greg Sidor, who has a game-high 23 carries for 111 rushing yards and three scores on the ground. “But it feels nice to come in and win and push for the playoffs.”

At the conclusion of the first half, though, the Wolves (2-5, 0-4) were right there with the Golden Eagles (4-3, 2-2), only trailing 14-3. PR’s offense would come out in the third quarter and score 13 points to take a 16-14 lead.

“You know, that’s the thing against the option: [PR] put [Sean Folliard] in there at quarterback, and that kid is a heck of an athlete,” said Jacobs coach Bill Mitz.

Yet Jacobs’ defense would shut out the Wolves offense in the fourth quarter, as they held down Folliard. Sidor and quarterback Bret Mooney put up 20 points in the final quarter, ending a two-game losing streak for the Golden Eagles.

“We were starting to finally hit a little bit on defense,” said Mitz.

The 2012 season continues to slide out of control for the Wolves, the Class 6A defending state champions.

PR coach Chris Schremp noted injuries continue to pile up for his team, while blending in new players on offense had hindered their chances of getting anything going.

“You go from a magical season last year, to a season where nothing can go right,” Schremp said. “You wanna talk about the opposite end of the spectrum; it’s crazy.”

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