ANSBACH, Germany -- The two-time defending champion Ansbach Cougars secured another No. 1 playoff seed Saturday with a 28-12 defeat of the Vicenza Cougars.
The win improves Ansbach to 3-0 in South region play entering next weekend’s regular season finale against Hohenfels. Win or lose, the Cougars will be the North’s top seed and will own home-field advantage through the quarterfinals and semifinals.
Ansbach runner Yadiel Rodriguez scored the first two touchdowns of the game. Ogden Andrew took over point-producing responsibilities thereafter, scoring first on a sack and fumble recovery and later on a 6-yard run.
Mason Suarez ran for both of Vicenza’s fourth-quarter touchdowns.
Rodriguez finished with 125 rushing yards, while Andrew totaled 95. Joxua Baughman led the defense with 11 tackles.