On the gridiron: Football summaries

October 9, 2013 

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

    Lee’s Summit North (2-4) at Lee’s Summit (6-0), 7 p.m.

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

    Maranatha Academy (4-0) at Summit Christian Academy (1-5), 7 p.m.

Lee’s Summit 35, Blue Springs South 25

A strong first quarter led to a Suburban Big Six conference victory for Lee’s Summit over Blue Springs South Oct. 4 at Blue Springs South.

The Tigers had a 14-0 lead at the end of the first quarter after a 92-yard touchdown pass from Drew Lock to Levi Fountain and a 39-yard pass from Lock to Cameron Willis for a score.

In the second quarter, the Jaguars scored twice on a 38-yard run and a 2-yard run, but the extra points failed keeping Lee’s Summit ahead 14-12. Lee’s Summit scored on a 21-yard pass from Lock to Hunter Allee to further the lead to 21-12 at halftime.

In the third quarter, after a Tiger touchdown on a 1-yard run by Casey Slaughter, Blue Springs South scored on a 43-yard run.

Lee’s Summit scored again in the fourth quarter, this time on a 29-yard pass from Lock to Alonzo Page, but the Jaguars had the final touchdown with a 5-yard pass.

Lock completed 13 of 18 passes for 269 yards with four touchdowns. Fountain had four catches for 108 yards, Page had two receptions for 50 yards and Allee had three catches for 45 yards.

Page also had 10 carries for 133 yards and Slaughter had 13 carries for 84 yards.

The Tigers, 6-0, take on conference rivals Lee’s Summit North at 7 p.m. Friday.

Lee’s Summit West 41, Park Hill South 21

Lee’s Summit West ended the Suburban Middle Six conference match-up against Park Hill South on a high note Oct. 4 at Park Hill South.

The Titans started things off with two scores in the first quarter, on a 33-yard run by Ryan Williams and a 10-yard pass from Thomas Ganaden to Monte Harrison.

The Panthers responded with a 1-yard touchdown run, but Lee’s Summit West came back with a 21-yard pass from Ganaden to Williams to lead 21-7.

Park Hill South scored the only touchdown in the second quarter on a 18-yard run, but the Titans still led 21-14 at halftime.

In the third quarter, Lee’s Summit West had the lone touchdown on a 2-yard run by Harrison. The Titans followed in the fourth quarter on an 8-yard pass from Ganaden to Harrison and a 1-yard run by Andrew Palmer to lead 41-14.

The Panthers scored once more on a 33-yard pass, but it wasn’t enough.

Ganaden completed 16 of 21 passes for 239 yards with three touchdowns. Harrison had five catches for 75 yards and two touchdowns. Anthony McGee had four receptions for 45 yards and Brenner Clemons had two catches for 43 yards.

Williams had 11 carries for 115 yards and one touchdown. DeMarcus Edwards had 31 yards on nine carries.

Austin Workmon had 10 total tackles and Jack Richards had eight tackles and one interception. Zack Rusmussen and Logan Cheadle had six tackles each.

The Titans, 5-1, host non-conference opponents Raymore-Peculiar at 7 p.m. Friday.

Van Horn 63, Summit Christian Academy 6

In a Crossroads Conference contest, Van Horn ran past Summit Christian Academy Oct. 5 at Van Horn.

The Eagles, 1-5, host Maranatha Academy, another conference foe, at 7 p.m. Friday for Homecoming.

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