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Oct 11

Watch Reitz shut out Mater Dei in classic 1956 contest #TraditionTuesday

We are excited to announce the addition of this classic 1956 battle between Reitz and Mater Dei which saw the Panthers shutout their West Side rivals, 27-0.

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Reitz 27, Mater Dei 0

Going into the game: Reitz (7-0-1) was ranked No. 2 in the UP Coaches Poll. Unranked Mater Dei was 6-2.

Thursday, Nov. 8, 1956
Evansville, Ind.
Reitz Bowl

UP Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
NR Mater Dei 0 0 0 0 0
#2 Reitz 6 7 7 7 27

First quarter
R – Jerry Wilson 11 run (conversion failed)
Second quarter
R – Wilson 4 run (Larry Duncan kick)
Third quarter
R – Bill Coleman 8 run (Duncan kick)
Fourth quarter
R – Tom Trainer 31 pass from Fred Gross (Duncan kick)
A – 3,500

First downs             15           15
Rushing yards          236          167
Comp-Att-Int         1-3-1       2-18-2
Passing yards           31           38
Punts                 3-27         1-26
Fumbles-lost           3-2          1-1
Penalty yards           20           15

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING – Reitz: Wilson 16-99, Coleman 9-57, Aramowicz 10-63, Pfohl 2-11, Gross 2-6. Mater Dei: Browning 20-62, Hamilton 10-43, Seib 9-41, Weber 1-13, Killebrew 1-(-1).

Stats compiled by Evansville Press; individual stats compiled by Evansville Courier
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