ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • Sept. 8-14
Sr. QB, Springfield
• Scheffler threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns Friday in another Springfield shutout win. The Tigers topped Murray County Central 35-0 Friday, a week after shutting out Minnesota Valley Lutheran 36-0. The win moved the Tigers to 3-0 on the season.
• Scheffler also ran for 53 yards and a touchdown against MCC. Scheffler’s top target in the win was Jake Rosenstengel, who caught five of Scheffler’s passes for 80 yards.
“Decker had his best all around game of the season,” head coach Bob Fink said. “He passed and ran the ball extremely well against a very good team. On defense, he recorded his first sack of the season.”