On the gridiron: Football summaries

September 19, 2013 

  • This week’s football schedule Friday, Sept. 20 Greenfield (1-2) at Archie (0-3), 7 p.m. Belton (1-2) at North Kansas City (2-1), 7 p.m. Harrisonville (2-1) at Warrensburg (0-3), 7 p.m. Midway (3-0) at Appleton City (0-3), 7 p.m. Pleasant Hill (3-0) at Nevada (0-3), 7 p.m. Raymore-Peculiar (1-2) at Rock Bridge (3-0), 7 p.m. Osceola (2-1) at Drexel (3-0), 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 Sherwood (0-3) at Summit Christian Academy (0-3), 2 p.m.

Drexel 59, Archie 22

Drexel ran past Western Missouri Conference foes Archie in the game held Sept. 13 at Drexel.

Drexel’s Javyn Johnston completed four of four passes for 100 yards. Tyler Allen had five carries for 150 yards and four touchdowns. Josh Wheeler had seven carries for 70 yards and Austin Shipley had seven carries for 61 yards.

Kyle Jones had nine total tackles and Bailly Williams had seven tackles. Austin Crossman and Clayton Urton had six tackles each.

Archie’s Dakota Jones completed four of eight passes for 27 yards and one touchdown. Kale Wheeler caught all four passes and scored the touchdown.

Calvin Romi had 16 carries for 103 yards and one touchdown and Caleb Blundell had eight carries for 63 yards and one touchdown.

The Whirlwinds defense was led by Austin Ward with nine total tackles. Jeff Bucknam had seven tackles and one sack, Jones had seven tackles and Wheeler had six tackles. Hoss Doubledee had three tackles and one fumble recovery.

Drexel, 3-0, host conference rivals Osceola at 7 p.m. tonight, while Archie, 0-3, hosts non-conference opponents Greenfield.

Belton 55, Oak Park 6

Belton blew past Suburban Small Seven foe Oak Park in the game held Sept. 13 at Belton.

The Pirates scored three touchdowns in the first quarter, on a 1-yard run and a 2-yard run by Daren Johnson and on a 30-yard run by Zack Willis.

In the second quarter, Belton scored four more times, on a 15-yard pass from Tucker Perkins to Reed Murkin, a 21-yard pass from Perkins to Lewis Wilkins, a 40-yard pass by Murkin and a 38-yard pass from Perkins to Willis.

The final score for the Pirates came in the third quarter on a fumble recovery by Josh Hicks.

Perkins completed six of 11 passes for 105 yards and three touchdowns. Willis had two catches for 44 yards and Wilkins had two receptions for 37 yards.

Willis also had eight carries for 129 yards and Johnson had six carries for 52 yards.

Louis McKamey had seven total tackles and Tucker Elkins had seven tackles, one for loss, and one sack. Romeo Clarke had six tackles, two for loss and one sack.

The Pirates, 1-2, travel to North Kansas City to take on the Hornets in a conference match-up at 7 p.m. tonight.

Midway 41, Adrian 19

Midway led 20-7 at halftime and didn’t slow down to defeat Western Missouri Conference rivals Adrian in the game Sept. 13 at Midway.

Peyton Semsch completed nine of 16 passes for 135 yards with two touchdowns. Tanner Yahnig had two catches for 58 yards with one touchdown, Bobby Zielinski had two receptions for 36 yards and Luke Boyer had two catches for 21 yards. Clay Dahman had one reception for 11 yards for a touchdown.

Semsch had 146 yards on 18 carries and three touchdowns. Boyer had 13 carries for 125 yards and Dahman had 47 yards on nine carries. Zielinski had 10 carries for 54 yards and one touchdown.

Yahnig had 11 total tackles and Joey Beller had 10 tackles. Zeb Love and Semsch had eight tackles each.

The Vikings, 3-0, travel to Appleton City to take on their conference opponents at 7 p.m.

Pleasant Hill 42,

Mount Vernon 24

The Roosters hung on to a victory over non-conference opponent Mount Vernon Sept. 13 at Pleasant Hill.

Pleasant Hill had a 21-10 lead at halftime and scored two more touchdowns in the third quarter to lead 35-17.

Josh Shewmaker completed five of seven passes for 131 yards with one touchdown. Tyler Sanford had two catches for 82 yards and Cole Miller had one reception for 27 yards for a touchdown.

Shewmaker also had 111 yards on seven carries and one touchdown. Mason Hertzog had seven carries for 43 yards, Brandon Cassity had five carries for 46 yards and one touchdown, Kolin Rogers had two touchdowns and 10 carries for 35 yards and Gage Neill had three carries for 15 yards and one touchdown.

Kaleb Cline had 11 total tackles and one sack and Kameron Gray had eight total tackles and one pass break-up. Neill had eight tackles and Delainey Taala had seven tackles, one sack, one pass break-up and one forced fumble.

The Roosters, 3-0, travel to Nevada to face the non-conference Tigers at 7 p.m. tonight.

Blue Springs South 27, Raymore-Peculiar 24 OT

Blue Springs South slipped past Suburban Big Six opponent Raymore-Peculiar in the overtime game held Sept. 13 at Raymore-Peculiar.

The Jaguars had a 14-0 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Panthers scored a touchdown in the second quarter on a 6-yard run by Steve Brown. Both teams remained scoreless in the third quarter, but Raymore-Peculiar tied things up in the fourth quarter on a 14-yard run by Isiah Truss.

In overtime, Blue Springs South scored first on a 12-yard run, but the Panthers retaliated with a touchdown by Brown and a 42-yard field goal by James Sappington to lead 24-21.

But the Jaguars sealed the deal with a 25-yard pass for a score.

Reed Davis completed six of 14 passes for 63 yards with one interception. Scotty Schaffner had two catches for 25 yards and Logan Moore had two receptions for 14 yards.

Brown had 24 carries for 91 yards and Truss had eight carries for 53 yards.

Bubba Blackburn had 12 total tackles. Aaron King had eight tackles and Dallas Hille had seven tackles.

The Panthers, 1-2, travel to Columbia to face Rock Bridge in a non-conference battle at 7 p.m. tonight.

Van Horn 33,

Sherwood 15

Van Horn took a 21-0 lead to a convincing win over Crossroads Conference rivals Sherwood Sept. 13 at Sherwood.

Zach Matson completed 11 of 26 passes for 96 yards. Hunter Davis had four catches for 36 yards and Joey Grissom had three receptions for 14 yards.

Matson also had 11 carries for 24 yards and one touchdown and Brandon Smith had seven carries for 50 yards and one touchdown.

Brett Night had 10 total tackles and one sack and Brandon Lindsey had eight tackles. Andrew Douglass and Davis had seven tackles each.

Sherwood, 0-3, travels to Summit Christian Academy to face their conference opponents at 2 p.m. tomorrow.

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