On the gridiron: Football summaries

October 10, 2013 

Midway’s Peyton Semsch, above, throws a pass to teammate Bobby Zielinski, center, as Tanner Yahnig watches in the game against Christ Prep Oct. 5 at Christ Prep. The Vikings won 40-14.

JESSICA OWENS — Courtesy photo

  • This week’s football games Friday, Oct. 11

    Archie (0-6) at Appleton City (0-5), 7 p.m.

    Grandview (3-3) at Belton (2-4), 7 p.m.

    Harrisonville (5-1) at Oak Grove (5-1), 7 p.m.

    Rich Hill (2-4) at Midway (6-0), 7 p.m.

    Pleasant Hill (6-0) at Odessa (2-4), 7 p.m.

    Raymore-Peculiar (3-3) at Lee’s Summit West (5-1), 7 p.m.

    Drexel (4-2) at Sherwood (0-5), 7 p.m.

Osceola 63, Archie 20

Osceola conquered Archie in the Western Missouri Conference game Oct. 5 at Osceola.

Dakota Jones completed 11 of 24 passes for 148 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. Kale Wheeler caught eight passes for 101 yards and Damon Wimsat had one catch for 35 yards and one touchdown.

Jones also had 16 carries for 70 yards and Caleb Blundell had 11 carries for 5 yards.

Jeff Bucknam had three carries for 75 yards and one touchdown and Mikel Bailey had three carries for 10 yards.

Wheeler had nine total tackles and Bucknam had eight tackles. Nathan Setzer had six tackles and Austin Ward had five tackles.

The Whirlwinds, 0-6, take on also win-less Appleton City at their place at 7 p.m. tonight.

Midway 40;

Christ Prep 14

Midway triumphed over Christ Prep in the non-conference bout Oct. 5 at Olathe Northwest.

The Vikings led 26-0 at halftime. Both teams scored a touchdown each in the third and fourth quarters.

Peyton Semsch completed six of 21 passes for 175 yards and three touchdowns. Tanner Yahnig had four catches for 90 yards and two touchdowns. Bobby Zielinski had three receptions for 51 yards and one touchdown and Jake Lambertz had two catches for 43 yards.

Zielinski had 11 carries for 109 yards and tow touchdowns and Semsch had 50 yards on 14 carries. Clay Dahman had nine carries for 61 yards and Luke Boyer had 21 yards on four carries. Tyler Greer also scored a touchdown.

Joey Beller had 13 total tackles and one sack. Semsch had nine tackles and Yahnig had nine tackles and one fumble recovery. Shane White had six tackles and one fumble recovery.

Midway, 6-0, hosts Western Missouri Conference rivals Rich Hill at 7 p.m. tonight.

Drexel 38, Rich Hill 18

Drexel took a 16-0 lead at halftime to a resounding victory over Western Missouri Conference rivals Rich Hill Oct. 4 at Rich Hill.

The Bobcats scored two more touchdowns in the third quarter, but also put in two two-point conversions. The Tigers scored two touchdowns, but missed their extra point attempts.

Both teams put in one more score in the fourth quarter as well.

Javyn Johnston completed two of five passes for 6 yards and six carries for 16 yards and one touchdown.

Tyler Allen had 25 carries for 291 yards and three touchdowns. Hunter Lindsey had nine carries for 155 yards and one touchdown and Ansen Swoger had five carries for 25 yards.

Kyle Jones and Cole Griff both had nine total tackles. Swoger had six tackles. Lindsey had one fumble recovery, Daniel Shipps had one interception and Hayden Parks had three pass break-ups.

The Bobcats, 4-2, travel to Sherwood in a non-conference bout at 7 p.m. tonight.

Harrisonville 31,

Grain Valley 25

All it took was a good kick for Harrisonville to nose out Grain Valley in the Missouri River Valley West conference battle Oct. 5 at Grain Valley.

The score was tied 7-7 at the end of the first quarter, but the Wildcats took over a 10-7 lead at halftime with a 25-yard field goal by Ben Styron in the second quarter.

In the third quarter, both teams scored again, but Styron made the extra point kick for Harrisonville while Grain Valley missed theirs, keeping the Wildcats ahead at 17-13.

And in the fourth quarter, both teams put in two more touchdowns. But once again, Styron made the extra point kicks for Harrisonville while Grain Valley couldn’t connect.

Zach Davidson completed one of six passes for 57 yards and a touchdown. Mason Saffels caught the pass.

Austin Hopper had 29 carries for 214 yards and Davidson had 22 carries for 89 yards and two touchdowns. Saffels had 14 carries for 74 yards and one touchdown.

Landon Hern had six total tackles and one sack. Kenny Baker, Mathew Bartlett, Tucker Schlesener and Hopper all had five tackles. Schlesener also had one sack and one pass break-up.

The Wildcats, 5-1, travel to Oak Grove for another conference contest at 7 p.m. tonight.

Belton 49;

William Chrisman 14

Belton picked up a convincing Suburban Small Seven conference win over William Chrisman Oct. 4 at Belton.

The Pirates first scored two touchdowns in the first quarter on a 13-yard run Louis McKamey and a 34-yard pass from Justus Shaw to Daren Johnson.

William Chrisman followed with a touchdown on a 86-yard kickoff return, but Belton retailated with a 10-yard pass from Shaw to Jaslon Willis to lead 21-8. The Bears scored once more in the first quarter on a 5-yard run.

In the second quarter, Belton punched in three touchdowns, on a 2-yard run by Zack Willis, a 1-yard run by Shaw and a 3-yard run by McKamey to lead 41-14 at halftime.

In the third quarter, the Pirates sruck again, this time on a 73-yard pass from Shaw to Lewis Wilkins to seal the victory.

Shaw completed 14 of 21 passes for 256 yards, three touchdowns and had one interception. Wilkins had five catches for 115 yards and one touchdown and McKamey had two receptions for 57 yards. Johnson had two catches for 42 yards and one touchdown and Jaslon Willis had four receptions for 33 yards and one touchdown.

McKamey also had 17 carries for 115 yards and two touchdowns and Zack Willis had 15 carries for 97 yards and one touchdown.

Taylor Trapp had seven total tackles, one for loss. McKamey had four tackles, one for loss and Amijie Ross had four tackles.

The Pirates, 2-4, host Grandview in a non-conference battle at 7 p.m. tonight.

Raymore-Peculiar 17,

St. Joseph Central 12

In a non-conference clash, Raymore-Peculiar slipped past St. Joseph Central Oct. 4 at Raymore-Peculiar.

The Indians had the first two touchdowns of the game on a 10-yard pass and a 14-yard pass to lead 12-0. But the Panthers responded with a 26-yard run by Isiah Truss and a 35-yard run by Truss to lead 14-12 at halftime.

The Panthers made a 25-yard field goal by Dallas Hillie in the fourth quarter to win the game.

Reed Davis completed eight of 11 passes for 90 yards and had two interceptions. Scotty Schaffner had four catches for 62 yards and Logan Moore had two catches for 27 yards.

Truss had 20 carries for 130 yards and two touchdowns and Steve Brown had 55 yards on 13 carries.

Bubba Blackburn had 10 total tackles, two for loss to lead the defense. Tyler Hobbs had four tackles, one for loss, plus one sack and one interception. Ben Harris and Baylee Custer both had four tackles also.

The Panthers, 3-3, travel to Lee’s Summit West for a non-conference game against the Titans at 7 p.m. tonight.

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