Auburndale football shuts out Tomahawk for first win of season

AUBURNDALE – The Auburndale football team used a dominating first half to beat Tomahawk 35-0 for its first victory of the season on Friday night at Auburndale High School.

The Apaches scored twice in the first quarter and added three more touchdowns in the second to provide all the scoring in the game. Auburndale is now 1-4 overall and 1-2 in the Marawood Conference.

Trayton Weister had touchdown runs of 37, 1 and 70 yards in the first half and finished with 229 yards rushing on just 12 carries to lift the Auburndale offense.

Cooper Weinfurter added touchdown passes of 35 yards to Dylan Paun and 5 yards to Cody Trowbridge for Auburndale’s final two scores.

The Apaches held Tomahawk to just 114 total yards and 3-for-15 passing. Auburndale had 460 total yards and 17 first downs as it dominated the game.

Auburndale hosts Marathon (2-3, 1-1 Marawood) next Friday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m.

Apaches 35, Hatchets 0
Tomahawk 0 0 0 0 – 0
Auburndale 14 21 0 0 – 35
First Quarter

A – Trayton Weister 37 run (Aaron Marth kick).
A – Weister 1 run (Marth kick).
Second Quarter
A – Weister 70 run (kick missed).
A – Dylan Paun 35 pass from Cooper Weinfurter (Paun run).
A – Cody Trowbridge 5 pass from Weinfurter (Marth kick).
Team Statistics
First downs:
Tomahawk 5; Auburndale 17.
Rushing (att-yards): T 26-89; A 26-303.
Passing (comp-att-yards-int): T 3-14-25-1; A 12-18-157-0.
Total yards: T 114; A 460.
Penalties (no.-yards): T none; A 3-30.
Fumbles (total-lost): T 1-0; A 1-0.
Punting (no.-avg.): T 5-37.4; A 3-34.0.
Individual Statistics
Rushing:
T, Max Bembinster 9-52, Wyatt Wenninger 8-23, Cody Schotz 2-11, Nick Wiseman 4-4, Cody Jamblonski 3-minus 1. A, Trayton Weister 12-229, Aaron Marth 9-36, Dylan Paun 2-19, Cooper Weinfurter 1-15, Paul Kollross 1-5, Kaden Hoffman 1-1, Brent Lau 3-minus 1.
Passing: T, Wenninger 3-15-25-1. A, Weinfurter 11-17-149-0, Hunter Wright 1-1-8-0.
Receiving: T, Bembinster 2-14, Micha Arnott 1-25. A, Carter Wilcott 3-62, Paun 2-47, Marth 2-21, Weister 2-14, Kollross 1-8, Cody Trowbridge 1-5.
Punting: T, Wenninger 5-37.4. A, Marth 3-34.0.
Records: Tomahawk 2-3, 0-3 Marawood Conference; Auburndale 1-4, 1-2 Marawood Conference.