ONAWA - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn quarterback Tanner Utesch was highly efficient here Friday night, completing 4-6 passes for 68 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Eagles to a 22-6 victory over West Monona.
Utesch hooked up with Michael Deichmann for a 27-yards TD, and also with Zach Specht for a 31-yard TD. Running back Jake Meehan rushed 13 times for 153 yards and one more TD to account for the Eagle scoring. Dalton Brady carried the ball sven times for 24 yards, and Utesch rushed seven times for 15 yards.
Taylor Pratt scored West Monona's lone TD on a six-yard run and rushed 16 times for 81 yards, while teammate Jed Carpenter rushed 16 times for 67 yards.
Spartan QB Seth Seward was 5-14 passing for 16 yards against the tough MMC defense.
Nathan Zubrod led the stiff MMC defense with a dozen tackles, while Brady tallied 10, Dylan Rolfes eight, Specht seven, and Isaiah Petersen and Eli Hohbach five apiece.
Jordan Young led West Monona defenders with 10 tackles, and Will Simmons had eight.
MMC (2-1) travels to Belmomd-Klemme Friday night.