ORFORDVILLE — Brandon Wilde completed three touchdowns — two to Danny Hammond — as the Palmyra-Eagle Panthers earned a 20-6 victory against Orfordville Parkview in a Trailways Large football game.
The victory qualified the Panthers (6-2, 4-1)) for the WIAA playoffs.
After a scoreless first quarter, the Panthers broke the 0-0 tie with a touchdown pass from Wilde, which fell into the arms of Dylon Lurvey for a 6-yard score.
There were two Palmyra-Eagle touchdowns in the second half, both from the Wilde to Hammond connection. The first was an 11-yard score in the third quarter and the second was a 17-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Hammond had 10 catches for 116 yards and two scores. Wilde completed 22 of his 40 passes for 187 yards. Lurvey made five catches for 34 yards.
Senior Jake Pronschinske collected 18 tackles, including 13 solo to lead the Panther defense. Pronschinske also had an interception, fumble recovery and sack in the victory.
Junior Casey Webber racked up 13 tackles and also had two forced fumbles. As a defense, Palmyra-Eagle recorded 10 tackles for loss and five sacks.
The Panthers play Montello/Princeton/Green Lake Friday at Palmyra-Eagle High School at 7 p.m.
PALMYRA EAGLE 20, ORFORDVILLE PARKVIEW 6
Panthers 0 7 6 7 — 20
Vikings 0 0 6 0 — 6
PE — Lurvey 6 pass (Calderon kick)
PE — Hammond 11 pass (kick failed)
OP — Schwartzlow 74 run (two-point failed)
PE — Hammond 17 pass (Calderon kick)
Passing yards — PE 191, OP 24. Rushing (att.-yds.) — PE 20-81, OP 43 191. Fumbles-lost — PE 0-0, OP 3-1.
Passing (att.-comp.-yds.-tds.-ints.) — PE Wilde 22-40-191, OP Ferguson 1-5-24. Rushing (att.-yds.-tds.) — PE Carpenter 15-85-0, OP Schwartzlow 10-122-1. Receiving (receptions.-tds.) — PE Hammond 10-114-2, OP Schwartzlow 1-24-0.