On the gridiron: Football summaries

October 24, 2013 

  • This week’s football games Friday, Oct. 25

    Liberal (1-7) at Archie (0-8), 7 p.m.

    Belton (2-6) at Fort Osage (8-0), 7 p.m.

    Pleasant Hill (8-0) at Harrisonville (7-1), 7 p.m.

    Sherwood (0-7) at Midway (8-0), 7 p.m.

    Raymore-Peculiar (3-5) at Lee’s Summit North (2-6), 7 p.m.

    Lone Jack (5-3) at Drexel (6-2), 7 p.m.

Adrian 22, Sherwood 20

Adrian slipped past Sherwood in the non-conference rival game Oct. 18 at Sherwood.

The Blackhawks had a 16-0 lead after the end of the first quarter with a 45-yard touchdown run, an 11-yard touchdown run and a 30-yard field goal. In the second quarter, the Marksmen fought back with a 18-yard run by Zach Matson to make the score 16-8 at halftime.

Sherwood scored again in the third quarter on a 17-yard run by Joey Grissom to tighten the gap to 16-14. But Adrian retaliated with a 80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to lead 22-14. The Marksmen scored in the fourth quarter on a 95-yard punt return by Austin Jackson, but the 2-point conversion run failed, giving Adrian the win.

Matson completed four of 13 passes for 49 yards and had seven carries for 16 yards. Grissom had five carries for 82 yards and Jakob Burnworth had 12 carries for 80 yards. Brett Nigh had 30 yards on nine carries.

Brandon Smith had nine total tackles and one fumble recovery. Nigh had nine tackles and Hunter Davis had seven tackles. Grissom had six tackles and one pass break-up and Brandon Lindsey had six tackles.

The Marksmen, 0-7, travel to Midway for a non-conference bout at 7 p.m. tonight.

Midway 40, Butler 7

Midway kept their undefeated record intact with a convincing win over Butler in a non-conference battle Oct. 18 at Butler.

Peyton Semsch completed four of eight passes for 123 yards with one touchdown. Tanner Yahnig had three receptions for 60 yards adn one touchdown. Tyler Wright also completed one pass for 14 yards to Jake Lambertz for a touchdown.

Shane White had 63 yards on 16 carries and Clay Dahman had 62 yards on 10 carries. Semsch had 46 yards on 14 carries and two touchdowns and Luke Boyer had six carries for 28 yards and one touchdown.

Joey Beller led the defense with 12 total tackles and two sacks. Yahnig had nine tackles. Boyer and White both had five tackles.

The Vikings, 8-0, host Sherwood at 7 p.m. tonight.

Pleasant Hill 41, Excelsior Springs 26

Pleasant Hill stayed undefeated with a 41-26 bout over Missouri River Valley West conference rival Excelsior Springs Oct. 18 at Pleasant Hill.

Excelsior Springs had a 6-0 lead at the end of the first quarter and led 14-7 at halftime. The Roosters came back with two touchdowns in the third quarter and Pleasant Hill held a 21-20 advantage.

But in the fourth quarter, Pleasant Hill ran in three touchdowns to Excelsior Springs’ one to seal the win.

Josh Shewmaker completed four of 11 passes for 148 yards with one interception and two touchdowns.

Tyler Sanford had two catches for 67 yards and two touchdowns. Kolin Rogers had one reception for 61 yards and one touchdown.

Shewmaker also had 15 carries for 155 yards with two touchdowns. Brandon Cassity had six carries for 83 yards with one touchdown. Mason Hertzog had 22 yards on three carries.

Jerry Hays had 13 total tackles and Kameron Gray and Delainey Taala both had 12 tackles to lead the defense. Gage Neill had 11 tackles and 1/2 a sack. Kaleb Cline had 10 tackles and one pass break-up and Cole Reeves had 10 tackles and one sack.

The Roosters, 8-0, travel to Harrisonville to face the Wildcats in a MRVC West showdown at 7 p.m. tonight.

Harrisonville 41, Odessa 3

Harrisonville conquered Odessa in a Missouri River Valley West bout Oct. 18 at Harrisonville.

Austin Hopper had 161 yards on 23 carries and one touchdown. Chance Camberlain had nine carries for 115 yards and two touchdowns. Zach Davidson had 63 yards on six carries and two touchdowns. Wyatt Schenker had 43 yards on five carries and one touchdown.

Landon Hern had eight total tackles and Brance Neal had seven tackles and one pass break-up. Mathew Bartlett had five tackles and Brock Kliewer had five tackles, one sack and one fumble recovery.

Harrisonville, 7-1, host Pleasant Hill in a conference battle at 7 p.m. tonight.

Drexel 60,

Summit Christian

Academy 0

Drexel blanked Summit Christian Academy in a non-conference bout Oct. 18 at Drexel.

Cole Griff had seven carries for 159 yards and one touchdown. Tyler Allen had 17 carries for 83 yards and four touchdowns and Austin Shipley had four carries for 29 yards and one touchdown.

Javyn Johnston had 28 yards on four carries and Jacob Antley had 34 yards for five carries and one touchdown.

Hunter Lindsey had eight total tackles and Shipley had six tacles and one fumble recovery.

Drexel, 6-2, host Lone Jack in a non-conference battle at 7 p.m. tonight.

Tipton 48, Archie 8

Tipton ran past Archie in the non-conference clash Oct. 18 at Archie.

Dakota Jones completed one of 10 passes for 20 yards to Kale Wheeler. Caleb Blundell had 10 carries for 20 yards and Jones had 14 carries for 40 yards. Jeff Bucknam had four carries for 67 yards and one touchdown.

Bucknam also had nine total tackles and Austin Ward had eight tackles. Lucas Thomas had seven tackles and Luciano Combs had five tackles and one fumble recovery.

The Whirlwinds, 0-8, host non-conference foes Liberal at 7 p.m. tonight.

Raytown 45, Belton 21

A strong second quarter for Raytown led the Blue Jays past Belton in a Suburban Small Seven battle Oct. 18 at Raytown.

Raytown scored first in the first quarter on a 5-yard run, but the Pirates responded with a 33-yard touchdown pass from Tucker Perkins to Caleb Chevalier to knot the score.

In the second quarter, Raytown put in two touchdowns on a 5-yard run and a 3-yard run to lead 22-7. Belton scored on a 9-yard pass from Perkins to Jaslon Willis, but the Blue Jays still led 22-14 at halftime.

In the third quarter, the Blue Jays started with a 34-yard field goal and in the fourth quarter scored on a 13-yard pass. The Pirates came back with a 60-yard pass from Daren Johnson to Jaslon Willis to make the score 31-21.

Raytown kept it up with a 39-yard run for a touchdown and a 35-yard interception for a touchdown.

Perkins completed 15 of 33 passes for 165 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. Jaslon Willis had six receptions for 107 yards and two touchdowns and Chevalier had three catches for 78 yards and one touchdown.

Zack Willis had 20 carries for 71 yards and Johnson had five carries for 52 yards.

Tucker Elkins had 17 total tackles, 1 1/2 for loss. Josh Hicks had 12 tackles, 1/2 for loss and Taylor Trapp had 11 tackles.

The Pirates, 2-6, travel to conference rivals Fort Osage at 7 p.m. tonight.

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