Bulldogs drop sixth straight

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The Waterloo High School football team lost its homecoming game, 34-14 at home to Civic Memorial on Friday night. 

The Bulldogs are now 1-6 on the season and have dropped six straight games.

Civic Memorial (5-2) scored the only points of the opening quarter on a one yard touchdown run at 7:15 to go up 7-0.

Another short TD run put the Eagles up 14-0 early in the second quarter.

Waterloo’s Ethan Horvath caught a 14-yard TD pass from junior quarterback Eric Brown with 1:45 remaining in the first half, but Civic Memorial ended the half with a short TD pass to go up 20-7.

The only scoring in the third quarter came via a 16-yard TD run by the Eagles to make it a 26-7 game.

Civic Memorial added a short TD run to start the fourth quarter and made the two-point conversion. 

Waterloo’s William Gilbert scored on a four yard run with 6:34 remaining in the contest.

Waterloo senior running back Tyson Roedl carried the ball 24 times on the night for 122 yards.

Brown was 9-for-19 passing for 80 yards and one TD with two interceptions. He also ran for 31 yards.

Defensive standouts for  the Bulldogs on this night included Jack McFarlane with an interception, Gilbert with five tackles and seven assists and Adam Yount with a tackle and 10 assists.

Waterloo takes on another tough Mississippi Valley Conference foe this Friday when it travels to Mascoutah (4-3). 

Mascoutah won 48-28 at Jerseyville on Friday.

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