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Teammates congratulate Kiel's Jonah Funkhouser after he caught an 11 yard touchdown pass in the first quarter

Two Rivers scored on their first play of the game and returned the second half kickoff for a touchdown and those turned out to be huge plays as TR ruined Kiel's Homecoming with a 41-23 Eastern Wisconsin Conference football win at Fifrick Field Friday night.

Sophomore halfback Chase Matthias ripped off touchdown runs of 80, 43, 31 and 17 yards. Unofficially, he ran for 263 yards.

Jonah Funkhouser caught an 11 yard pass from Connor Faust to bring Kiel back to within 7-6. Faust added TD runs in the fourth quarter and the Kiel defense recorded a safety, but it was far from enough.

Both Kiel and Two Rivers are now 2-3 in conference play and must win both of their remaining games to reach the playoffs. Kiel's road is a bit easier as they play the bottom two teams, Valders and Roncalli, to close out the regular season.

Two Rivers plays Roncalli and closes out against New Holstein in a game that could have playoff implications for both teams.

 TWO RIVERS 41 KIEL 23      
 1st 2nd 3rd 4th  TOTAL 
Two Rivers714 13 741 
Kiel 617 23 

1st Quarter

TR- Chase Matthias, 80 yard run (Connor Sanford kick) 9:36

K- Jonah Funkhouser, 11 yard pass from Connor Faust (kick blocked) 4:40

2nd Quarter

TR- Matthias, 17 yard run (Sanford kick) 8:36

TR- Justin Klinkner, 10 yard run (Sanford kick) 1:38

3rd Quarter

TR- Austin Phillips, 90 yard kickoff return (kick failed) 11:40

TR- Matthias, 31 yard run (Sanford kick) 6:40

4th Quarter

K: Safety, TR called for holding in the end zone 11:51

K: Faust, 11 yard run (Dan Schmitz run) 6:15

TR: Matthias, 43 yard run (Sanford kick) 5:08

K: Faust, 23 yard run (Ezekiel Sippel kick) 0:23

EWC FOOTBALL STANDINGS  CONF.OVERALL 
Brillion 5-06-1 
Kohler/Sheboygan Lutheran/Sheb. Christian 5-07-0 
New Holstein 3-24-3 
Chilton  2-32-5 
Kiel  2-34-3 
Two Rivers  2-34-3 
Valders 1-41-6 
Mnaitowoc Roncalli 0-50-7 
FRIDAY'S EWC SCOREBOARD 
Two Rivers 41 Kiel 23 
New Holstein 38 Valders 8 
Kohler/Lutheran/Christian 54 Chilton 14 
Brillion 42 Manitowoc Roncalli 0
 REMAINING SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 
Kiel at Valders 
Chilton at Brillion 
Kohler/Sheboygan Lutheran/Sheboygan Christian at New Holstein 
Manitowoc Roncalli at Two Rivers 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 
New Holstein at Two Rivers 
Kiel at Manitowoc Roncalli 
Valders at Chilton 
Brillion at Kohler/Sheb. Lutheran/Sheb. Christian 

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