On the gridiron: Football summaries

October 29, 2013 

  • District Tournament First Round Friday, Nov. 1

    Joplin (4-5) at Lee’s Summit (8-1), 7 p.m.

    Lee’s Summit North (2-7) at Blue Springs (9-0), 7 p.m.

    Note: Seeded No. 1 in their district bracket, Lee’s Summit West will have a bye in the first round.

Blue Springs 49,

Lee's Summit 7

In a meeting of two undefeated teams, Blue Springs came out on top over Lee’s Summit Oct. 25 at Blue Springs in a Suburban Big Six clash.

The Wildcats started the game with back-to-back touchdowns on an 8-yard run and then a 1-yard run.

The Tigers responded with a score of their own on a 15-yard pass from Drew Lock to Caymen Metcalf to tighten the gap to 14-7.

But after another Blue Springs touchdown, this time on a 36-yard run, the Wildcats didn’t look back the rest of the game.

Blue Springs scored three more touchdowns in the second quarter to lead 42-7 at halftime. The Wildcats scored once more in the third quarter to seal the victory.

Lock completed 10 of 22 passes for 135 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Metcalf had three receptions for 39 yards and one touchdown. Cameron Willis had one catch for 29 yards and Levi Fountain and Hunter Allee both had two receptions for 23 yards.

Alonzo Page had nine carries for 86 yards and Casey Slaughter had 14 carries for 31 yards.

Austin Pace had 12 total tackles and 2.5 sacks. Tanner Allin had eight tackles and Eddie Morse had five tackles and one sack.

The Tigers, 8-1, end the regular season in second place in conference with a 4-1 record. Lee’s Summit hosts Joplin in the first round of districts at 7 p.m. Nov. 1.

Lee's Summit West 61, Truman 10

Lee’s Summit West clinched a Suburban Middle Six conference title with a romp over Truman Oct. 25 at Truman.

The Titans started off the scoring in the first quarter on a 42-yard run by Ryan Williams for a touchdown, followed by a 36-yard touchdown pass from Thomas Ganaden to Monte Harrison and a 19-yard touchdown run by Williams to lead 21-0.

IN the second quarter, Lee’s Summit West continued with a 64-yard run by Harrison and a 7-yard run by Andrew Palmer. Harrison returned a punt for 63 yards for a touchdown and Ganaden connected with Brenner Clemons for a 45-yard touchdown. The Titans led 49-0 at halftime.

In the third quarter, after a 97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Logan Cheadle, the Patriots finally got on the board with a 24-yard field goal.

The Titans responded with a 77-yard touchdown run by Rassano James-Smith to lead 61-3. Truman scored in the fourth quarter on a 3-yard touchdown.

Ganaden completed six of seven passes for 110 yards with two touchdowns. Harrison caught two passes for 48 yards and one touchdown and Clemons had one reception for 45 yards and one touchdown.

James-Smith had three carries for 85 yards and one touchdown and Williams had four carries for 73 yards and two touchdowns. Harrison had one carry for 64 yards and one touchdown.

Austin Workman had five total tackles, one for loss and Bailey Leon had 4.5 tackles. Austin Dismond had four tackles and Clayton Donohoe had three tackles and one pass break-up.

The Titans, 8-1, end the season with a perfect 5-0 conference record. Lee’s Summit West had a bye in the first round of districts, but will face the winner of the Belton vs. Springfield Central game at 7 p.m. Nov. 6.

Butler 29, Summit Christian Academy 6

Summit Christian Academy ended its season with a loss to Crossroads Conference rivals Butler Oct. 26 at Summit Christian Academy.

The Eagles finish with a 2-7 record and a 1-2 record in conference. Summit Christian Academy has not been entered into any district tournaments.

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