On the gridiron: Football summaries

November 7, 2013 

  • District semifinal football games Wednesday, Nov. 6

    Belton (3-7) at Lee’s Summit West (8-1), 7 p.m.

    Drexel (8-2) at Midway (10-0), 7 p.m.

    Raytown South (4-6) at Pleasant Hill (10-0), 7 p.m.

    Sherwood (1-8) at Holden (8-2), 7 p.m.

Drexel 40, Adrian 14

Drexel had a 20-7 lead at halftime en route to a victory over Adrian in the Class 1 district playoff game Oct. 31 at Drexel.

In the first quarter, Josh Wheeler scored on a 1-yard run. The Bobcats put in two more touchdowns in the second quarter on a 5-yard run by Tyler Allen and a 3-yard run by Javyn Johnston before Adrian scored on a 30-yard run.

In the third quarter, Allen scored again, this time on a 55-yard run, but the Blackhawks responded with a 18-yard run to make the score 26-14.

The Bobcats put in two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter on a 10-yard pass from Johnston to Brandon Thomas and on a 5-yard run by Johnston.

Johnston completed two of six passes for 29 yards. Jacob Antley had one catch for 19 yards and Thomas had one reception for 10 yards.

Allen had 28 carries for 223 yards and Johnston had 13 carries for 69 yards.

Wheeler had eight total tackles and Kyle Jones had seven tackles and one fumble recovery. Dylan Good had six tackles and two sacks and Hunter Lindsey had six tackles and one sack.

The Bobcats, 8-2, traveled to Midway for the district semifinals Nov. 6.

Midway 55, Archie 0

Midway blanked Archie in the district playoff game Oct. 31 at Midway.

The Vikings scored seven touchdowns in the first quarter alone to lead 48-0. The first touchdown came on a 28-yard run by Shane White, followed by a 20-yard run by Tanner Yahnig.

Yahnig scored again on a 3-yard run, followed by a 29-yard touchdown interception return by Joey Beller. White scored again, this time on a 28-yard run and Conor Hayes scored on a 46-yard punt return. Peyton Richardson scored on a 21-yard run for the last touchdown of the quarter.

The Vikings scored once more in the third quarter on a 2-yard run by Zeb Love.

Midway’s White had three carries for 78 yards, Yahnig had three carries for 40 yards and Luke Boyer had two carries for 29 yards.

Beller had three tackles and one interception. Boyer had one tackle and one interception. White had four tackles and Jasper Love had one fumble recovery.

Archie’s Dakota Jones completed one of 12 passes for 8 yards, caught by Damon Wimsatt. Jeff Bucknam had nine carries for 16 yards and Jones had nine carries for 13 yards.

Wimsatt had 11 tackles, Collin Morgan had 10 tackle sand Tyler Setzer had eight tackles.

Midway, 10-0, hosted Drexel for district semifinals Nov. 6. Archie ends the season with a 0-10 record.

Pleasant Hill 38,

Grain Valley 15

Pleasant Hill slammed Grain Valley in the district game Oct. 31.

The Roosters led 17-7 at halftime and scored two more touchdowns in the third quarter and one more in the fourth.

Josh Shewmaker completed eight of 10 passes for 67 yards with one touchdown. Tyler Sanford caught four passes for 25 yards with one touchdown.

Brandon Cassity had 18 carries for 113 yards with three touchdowns and Shewmaker had 74 yards on 12 carries. Kolin Rogers had seven carries for 48 yards and Gage Neill had eight carries for 22 yards with one touchdown.

Jerry Hays had six tackles and one pass break-up and Delainey Taala had six tackles. Cassity had four tackles and two pass break-ups.

Pleasant Hill, 10-0, hosted Raytown South in the district semifinals Nov. 6.

Raytown South 32,

Harrisonville 28

Raytown South slipped past Harrisonville in the district playoff game Oct. 31 at Harrisonville.

The Wildcats had a 7-0 lead at the end of the first quarter, but the game was all tied up at 14-14 at halftime.

Harrisonville led 21-20 at the end of the third quarter, but Raytown South outscored the Wildcats 12-7 in the fourth to win the game.

Zach Davidson completed two of 10 passes for 38 yards. Mason Saffels had eight carries for 117 yards with one touchdown. Austin Hopper had 20 receptions for 109 yards with one touchdown. Wyatt Schenker had four carries for 42 yards and Davidson had 11 carries for 23 yards and one touchdown.

Tucker Schlesener had seven total tackles. Kenny Baker and Landon Hern had six tackles each. Nick Kreimeyer, Austin Hastings, Mathew Bartlett and Ben Teter had four tackles each.

Harrisonville ends the season with a 6-4 record.

Liberty 35,

Raymore-Peculiar 6

Liberty ran past Raymore-Peculiar in the district playoff game Nov. 1 at Liberty.

The Blue Jays had a 7-0 lead at halftime and scored two touchdowns in the third quarter. The Panthers scored a touchdown in the third quarter on a 13-yard pass from Blake Skeed to Kyle Wilson.

Liberty put in two more scores in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

Skeed had nine completed passes out of 18 attempts for 80 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. Wilson had four catches for 47 yards with one touchdown and Scotty Schaffner had three receptions for 22 yards.

Isiah Truss had 23 carries for 97 yards and Baylee Custer had four carries for 18 yards.

The Panthers end the season with a 4-6 record.

Sherwood 34,

St. Paul Lutheran 28

Sherwood captured its first win of the season with a victory over St. Paul Lutheran in the district playoffs Nov. 1 at St. Paul Lutheran.

The score was tied 14-14 at halftime and St. Paul Lutheran outscored Sherwood 14-6 in the third quarter to lead 28-20. But the Marksmen put in two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to win.

Zach Matson completed two of seven passes for 54 yards with one touchdown. Brett Nigh had 32 carries for 234 yards, Austin Jackson had 10 carries for 73 yards and Joey Grissom had five carries for 68 yards.

Nigh and Grissom both had eight total tackles. Travis Smith had seven tackles and Hunter Davis had six tackles and one pass break-up.

Sherwood, 1-8, traveled to Holden for the district semifinals Nov. 6.

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