Sophomore quarterback Will Durchholz threw three scoring passes to lead Memorial to a 19-0 lead over host Jasper last Friday, before the Wildcats roared back to win, 59-29. it marked Jasper’s ninth consecutive victory in the series.
Durchholz finished 15-for-24 for 257 yards and the three scores before leaving with an injury midway through the final period. After the Tigers’ first three scores, he was limited to a modest 76 yards through the air the rest of the game. Junior Jordan Scheessele was 0-for-3 passing as Durchholz’ replacement.
Durchholz’ status is uncertain for Memorial’s game against Belleville (Ill.) West at 7 p.m. Friday at Harrison’s Romain Stadium. The Tigers are 0-1; Belleville West will be playing its opener.