Lake Country Lutheran's varsity foobtall team won its first WIAA playoff game ever Tuesday night and will now host Algoma on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Kettle Moraine High School. The winner of the game will advance the DIvision 6 playoff third round.
Lake Country Lutheran is one of the highest scoring teams in the state, as is Algoma. LCL defeated Deerfield Tuesday in the first round (44-20) and Algoma bombed Brookfield Academy, 61-23. Lake Country Lutheran defeated Brookfield Academy earlier this season, 47-42.
The Lightning are led by quarterback Jared Wartinbee. He has 35 touchdown passes this season. Running back Aaron Wegner is questionable for Saturday's game after getting a concussion on Tuesday. Cam Herdt caught two touchdown passes on Tuesday and Taylor Hotchkiss, the leading receiver for LCL, had one TD catch.