NORTHWOOD BOYS SOCCER 2, BREMEN 1
Two days clear of picking up its biggest win in years against Concord, NorthWood didn’t have a letdown in a rare holiday matchup at Bremen.
The Class 2-A No. 16 Panthers scored in the final two minutes, a game winner by Sebastian Guillen assisted by Chandler Bontrager. Guillen had assisted on NorthWood’s first goal, scored by Jerson Sanchez in the first half.
Collin Moren scored Bremen’s only goal to tie the game in the second half.
NorthWood outshot Bremen 18-6 and the Panthers whistled 13 shots on target. Andrew Graber made five stops to get the win in between the pipes.
Andre DeFreitas had seven shots and five on target for the Panthers, which move to 4-1 on the season.
NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL 35, LOUISVILLE 17
Ian Book ran for one touchdown and threw for another, Jahmir Smith rushed for two scores and No. 9 Notre Dame beat Louisville 35-17 on Monday night.
Tony Jones Jr. rushed 15 times for 112 yards, including an 11-yard TD, as the Fighting Irish worked harder than expected to put away the rebuilding Cardinals in Scott Satterfield’s debut as coach.
Notre Dame trailed 14-7 in the first before Jones’ score tied it, and Book followed with an 11-yard score just before halftime.
Book’s TD came after a bizarre sequence featuring three consecutive fumbles between the teams, the last of which Notre Dame recovered at Louisville’s 20. The Irish forced five fumbles overall and recovered three.
Book hit Tommy Tremble with a 26-yard TD pass midway through the third for a 28-14 lead. He finished 14 of 23 passing for 193 yards. Smith rushed for touchdowns of 3 and 1 yards and totaled 24 on eight carries.
Louisville junior quarterback Jawon Pass rushed for touchdowns of 8 and 17 yards in the first quarter, but the Cardinals struggled after that and managed only Blanton Creque’s 46-yard field goal midway in the fourth quarter.
Louisville freshman Javian Hawkins rushed for 122 yards on 19 carries.
Playing before a record home crowd of 58,187, the Cardinals were outgained 425-383.
Notre Dame hosts New Mexico on Sept. 14.