By Greg Gielczyk
It took the Packers awhile to get on the scoreboard, but they finally hit paydirt with 6:23 left in the first quarter. Justin Dirheimer did the honors, scoring on a 40-yard run. David Wachter added the point after for a 7-0 lead.
Dirheimer struck again later in the first, this time taking the ball in from 18 yards out and again Wachter kicked the extra point for a 14-0 advantage with 1:30 to play in the opening quarter.
The Packers stretched their lead out to 20-0 at the half when Alex Gleason busted through the line for a three-yard touchdown run with just 42 seconds left in the second period.
Fremont’s lead grew to 26-0 when Gleason went to the air for a 26-yard scoring strike to Wei Chen at the 7:21 mark of the third quarter.
After the Warriors scored their only touchdown with 3:36 left in the third, the Packers finished the scoring on a 50-yard run by Dirheimer with 5:37 left in the final stanza.
Fremont piled up 356 yards total offense to just 97 for Chippewa Hills. The Packers had 324 yards rushing, with Dirheimer the leading ground gainer with 231 yards on 24 attempts. Gleason added 79 on six carries, Chen had 20 on three totes and Owen Hertel had 15 yards on four tries.
Defensive leaders included Connor Pettis with six tackles, while Michael Romero and Andrew Steger each had four stops.