The Madison football team defeated Woodson, 39-13, on Sept. 7 for its first win of the season. The Warhawks broke open a tight game with four touchdowns in the fourth quarter to cruise to victory. The win evened Madison’s record at 1-1 and dropped Woodson to 0-2.
Madison opened the scoring in the second quarter on a 40-yard field goal by Nick Dorka. Woodson responded with a 10-play touchdown drive to take a 7-3 lead. With less than a minute remaining in the half, Dan Powers completed a 37-yard pass to Ben Sanford to set up a short touchdown run by Powers. Mitch Goddard ran for the two-point conversion that gave the Warhawks an 11-7 lead at the half.
After a scoreless third quarter, Madison turned to its power running game to control the clock and score three fourth quarter touchdowns. Ian Cooke scored on runs of five and 36 yards, and Grant Hoffman added a 28-yard TD run. On defense, Dan Schwab intercepted a Woodson pass and returned it 38 yards for a touchdown.
Cooke was the Warhawks’ leading rusher with 11 carries for 65 yards, and Jake Hall added 10 carries for 60 yards. The Madison defense, which limited the Cavaliers to 13 points, was led by seniors Schwab, Jordan Durham, Nick Hoy, Tom Wagaman and Kyle Mancini. Madison’s next game is against Hayfield at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, at Hayfield.