Schmuckal, TC St. Francis Rush Past Marquette
TRAVERSE CITY – Aidan Schmuckal rushed for 136 yards and two touchdowns and Traverse City St. Francis opened its season with a 31-17 victory over Marquette at Thirlby Field on Friday.
The Gladiators (1-0) held a 7-0 lead after the opening quarter and led 17-10 at the half.
Kolin Endres was 6-of-8 for 105 yards passing while Andy Simaz rushed for 55 yards on 11 carries for the Gladiators.
Austin Ridl completed 23-for-39 passing for 283 yards and two scores for Marquette (0-1).
With the the win St. Francis moved to 5-0 all-time against Marquette.
St. Francis next hosts Glen Lake on Saturday, Sept. 7.