The Wittenberg Tigers scored 28 straight points in the second quarter to take control against Wooster and closed the 2021 season with a 44-29 victory Saturday on Senior Day at Edwards-Maurer Field.
Wittenberg trailed 14-2 early in the second quarter when a 2-yard touchdown run by Garrett Gross started the comeback.
Touchdown runs by Bobby Froehlich and Reed Hall and then a 7-yard touchdown pass from Collin Brown to Jake Saus gave Wittenberg a 30-14 lead. Wooster kicked a field goal with 2 seconds left in the first half to cut the deficit to 30-17.
Wittenberg (7-3, 7-2) ended the season on a five-game winning streak. It has won 12 straight games against Wooster (6-4, 5-4) and hasn’t lost at home to the Scots since 1949.
Wittenberg tied for second in the North Coast Athletic Conference with Ohio Wesleyan (8-2, 7-2).
One week after losing at home to Wittenberg, Wabash (7-3, 6-3) beat DePauw 42-35 in the Monon Bell Game. DePauw had already clinched the NCAC championship (8-2, 8-1).
Gross rushed for 129 yards on 19 carries. Saus caught eight passes for 128 yards. Brown completed 18 of 30 passes for 274 yards with three touchdowns.
Jordan Burkey intercepted a pass. Cameron Snurr had a fumble recovery.
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