On the gridiron: Football summaries

September 10, 2013 

  • This week’s football games Friday, Sept. 13 Lee’s Summit (2-0) at Park Hill (1-1), 7 p.m. Lee’s Summit North (2-0) at Liberty (2-0), 7 p.m. Lee’s Summit West (2-0) at St. Joseph Central (2-0), 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 University Academy (1-1) at Summit Christian Academy (0-2), noon

Lee’s Summit 77, Kearney 55

In a high-scoring affair, Lee’s Summit came out on top against non-conference opponents Kearney Sept. 5 at Lee’s Summit.

The Tigers started things off with an 80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Tanner Allin. Lee’s Summit scored three more touchdowns in the first quarter to lead 28-0.

Kearney scored two touchdowns and a field goal in the second quarter, but Lee’s Summit put in three more scores of their own with a 68-yard pass from Drew Lock to Cameron Willis, a 49-yard pass from Lock to Levi Fountain and a 43-yard pass from Lock to Fountain to make the score 56-17 at halftime.

The Bulldogs scored two more touchdowns in the third quarter to tighten the gap to 56-31. And despite Kearney putting up three more scores in the fourth quarter, the Tigers scored three as well, with a 6-yard pass from Lock to Caymen Metcalf, a 47-yard touchdown pass from Zach Mitchell to Hunter Allee and a touchdown interception by Delshon Spratt to seal the win.

Lock completed 18 of 26 passes for 381 yards with seven touchdowns. Mitchell had two completions out of two attempts for 67 yards and one touchdown. Metcalf had nine catches for 119 yards with two touchdowns and Allee had four catches for 102 yards with two touchdowns. Fountain had two receptions for 92 yards with two touchdowns and Willis had two receptions for 88 yards with two touchdowns.

Alonzo Page had eight carries for 56 yards and Casey Slaughter had 12 carries for 45 yards with one touchdown.

Austin Pace had nine total tackles, one for loss and Jonathan Gilkey had seven tackles. Eddie Morse had six tackles, three for loss and Talvin Smith had five tackles.

Lee’s Summit, 2-0, travels to Park Hill at 7 p.m. Friday.

Lee’s Summit North 37, Ruskin 6

With a 14-0 lead at the end of the first quarter, Lee’s Summit North ran through Ruskin in the non-conference game Sept. 6 at Lee’s Summit North.

In the first quarter, Josh Caldwell scored a touchdown on a 23-yard run, then Cornelius Dawson blocked a Ruskin punt, which Jake Handley returned for 11 yards and a touchdown.

In the second quarter, Matt Brumfield ran in a 30-yard touchdown and Matt Hoover picked up a safety on a tackle in the end zone.

The Golden Eagles picked up a fumble to return it for a touchdown in the third quarter, but the Broncos scored twice more in the fourth quarter, on a 17-yard pass from Brumfield to Jalen Ford and on a 1-yard run by Caldwell to seal the win.

Chase Overton and Luke Tichota led the defense with eight tackles each. Eric Lupardus and Kellen Shockley both had seven tackles. Shockley also had one sack and one fumble recovery.

The Broncos, 2-0, take on Suburban Big Six opponents Liberty at their place 7 p.m. Friday.

Lee’s Summit West 42, Park Hill 14

With a 21-0 lead at the end of the first quarter, Lee’s Summit West handed a tough loss to Suburban Middle Six rivals Park Hill Sept. 6 at Lee’s Summit West.

The Titans scored again in the second quarter with a 12-yard pass from Thomas Ganaden to Blake Burau putting Lee’s Summit West ahead 28-0.

Park Hill put a touchdown on the scoreboard in the third quarter with an 80-yard touchdown run. But the Titans responded with an 11-yard pass from Ganaden to Ryan Williams to lead 35-7.

In the fourth quarter, the Trojans scored on an 18-yard run, but Lee’s Summit West had the final say with a 38-yard run by Demarcus Edwards.

Ganaden completed 20 of 24 passes for 294 yards with five touchdowns and one interception. Monte Harrison had five catches for 66 yards with one touchdown and Anthony McGee had five receptions for 65 yards and one touchdown. Brenner Clemons had one catch for 38 yards for a touchdown.

Edwards had 12 carries for 132 yards with one touchdown and Williams had 20 carries for 82 yards.

Ausitn Workmon had seven total tackles and Jack Richards and Trent Oldham both had six tackles. Oldham also had one tackle for loss and one sack. Garrett Newsom had five tackles, one for loss and two sacks and Tyler Nelson had five tackles.

The Titans, 2-0, go to St. Joseph Central to face another conference foe at 7 p.m. Friday.

Sedalia Sacred Heart 20, Summit Christian Academy 14

Summit Christian Academy was behind 14-7 at halftime and couldn’t catch up in their loss to Sedalia Sacred Heart Sept. 6 at Sacred Heart.

The Eagles scored another touchdown in the third quarter to knot the score, but Sacred Heart scored in the fourth to win the game.

The Eagles, 0-2, host University Academy at noon Saturday.

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