On the gridiron: Football summaries

September 25, 2013 

  • This week’s football schedule Friday, Sept. 27

    Raymore-Peculiar (2-2) at Lee’s Summit (4-0), 7 p.m.

    Lee’s Summit North (2-2) at Lee’s Summit West (3-1), 7 p.m.

    Summit Christian Academy (1-3) at Skyline (4-0), 7 p.m.

Lee’s Summit 31, Liberty 28

In a Suburban Big Six showdown, the Tigers slipped past Liberty Sept. 20 at home.

The Blue Jays scored first in the first quarter on an 8-yard run, but Lee’s Summit followed with two touchdowns, on a 15-yard pass from Drew Lock to Eddie Morse and a 28-yard pass from Lock to Zach Mitchell to lead 14-7.

In the second quarter, Liberty scored two touchdowns on a 15-yard run and a 39-yard run to lead 20-14 but the Tigers scored once more to take over a 21-20 lead at halftime.

In the third quarter, Lee’s Summit furthered their lead with another touchdown, a 26-yard pass from Lock to Mitchell. Liberty scored on a 15-yard run in the fourth quarter to tie it up 28-28, but the Tigers sealed the win with a 48-yard field goal by Travis Simonin.

Lock completed 22 of 24 passes for 254 yards with four touchdowns and three interceptions. Mitchell had eight catches for 129 yard with two touchdowns and Levi Fountain had five receptions for 32 yards with one touchdown.

Casey Slaughter had 18 carries for 81 yards and Alonzo Page had six carries for 17 yards.

Austin Pace had 12 total tackles, one for loss and one sack. Tanner Allin and Delshon Spratt both had eight tackles. Spratt also had two interceptions.

The Tigers, 4-0, host conference rivals Raymore-Peculiar at 7 p.m. Friday.

Blue Springs 42,

Lee’s Summit West 35

Blue Springs was just one touchdown ahead at halftime against Lee’s Summit West in the non-conference game Sept. 20 at Lee’s Summit West.

The Titans scored first with a 3-yard run by DeMarcus Edwards, but Blue Springs retaliated quickly with a 58-yard interception to knot the score.

In the second quarter, the Jaguars scored again, this time on a 19-yard fumble recovery to lead 14-7. But Lee’s Summit West came back with a 1-yard run. Blue Springs scored again on a 62-yard run, but once more the Titans pushed back with a 1-yard run by Monte Harrison.

But Blue Springs had the final say before halftime with a 1-yard touchdown run to lead 28-21.

In the third quarter, the Titans scored as Thomas Ganaden connected with Harrison for 6 yards, but once more Blue Springs gained a lead on a 4-yard touchdown run.

Lee’s Summit West tied up the score again in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard run by Harrison, but the Jaguars put in another touchdown run, this time for 2 yards, to end the game.

Ganaden completed 32 of 49 passes for 470 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Harrison caught 15 passes for 186 yards with one touchdown.

The Titans, 3-1, host non-conference opponents Lee’s Summit North at 7 p.m. Friday.

Summit Christian Academy 20, Sherwood 7

In their first-ever Crossroads Conference victory, the Eagles took down Sherwood Sept. 21 at Summit Christian Academy.

The Eagles scored first in the second quarter to lead 6-0 at halftime. The Marksmen took over the lead with a touchdown in the third quarter, but Summit Christian Academy sealed the victory with two touchdowns in the fourth quarter.

It was Summit Christian Academy’s first-ever varsity football win, improving their record to 1-3.

The Eagles travel to Skyline at 7 p.m. Friday.

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