Destroyers Remain on Top

Destroyers’ Running Back Jake Wickman (23) racked up 127 yards and one touchdown in the Sept. 13 29-6 win against the M&M Timberjacks. Photo by Len Villano.

The Door County Destroyers continued their winning ways on home turf on Sept. 13, defeating the M&M Timberjacks at Baileys Harbor Rec Park 29-6.

The Destroyers’ offense started out slower than usual as the Timberjacks played tough defense. With the Destroyers up 14-6 coming out of halftime, the offense started to come alive and added two more touchdowns to extend the lead and come out with a 29-6 victory.

Quarterback Alex Whitney was 17-27 for 196 yards and one touchdown. He also added 32 yards and one touchdown on the ground. Running back Jake Wickman chipped in 127 all-purpose yards, including one touchdown. Running back Troy Prill had five carries for 44 yards with one run going 31 yards for a touchdown. Wide Receiver Steve Peters added four catches for 43 yards and one touchdown.

Defensively, the Destroyers were led by linebacker Chris LeCloux, who had 13 tackles – one for loss – and 1 interception. Defensive end Bryan Beachler added seven tackles, one for loss. Cornerback Victor Williams came up big on Special Teams as he accounted for two forced fumbles, both recovered by the Destroyers.

With the victory, the Destroyers are now 6-0 on the season and the T-Jacks fall to 3-3 in the Wisconsin State Football League.

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