Here is a Week 3 review of football games in the Suburban Conference:
SUBURBAN GOLD CONFERENCE
1. Lee's Summit West (3-0, 0-0)
Last week: Defeated Winnetonka 47-38
The Titans are averaging more than 50 rushing yards per quarter this season. Ryan Williams had 91 yards on Friday.
2. Blue Springs (2-1 1-0)
Last week: Defeated Blue Springs South 31-21
Although they struggled to move the ball in the second half, the Wildcats held on late for a win against their rivals.
3. Lee's Summit (2-1, 0-0)
Last week: Lost to Fort Osage 31-28
The Tigers couldn't contain Fort Osage quarterback Skylar Thompson, who threw only one incompletion on Friday.
4. Raymore-Peculiar (2-1, 0-0)
Last week: Defeated Liberty 28-14
Another week, another dominant performance from tailback Isaiah Truss. He ran for four touchdowns Friday.
5. Blue Springs South (0-3, 0-1)
Last week: Lost to Blue Springs 31-21
The Jaguars have lost seven straight to their rivals, but they showed improvement Friday from the first two weeks.
6. Lee's Summit North (1-2, 0-0)
Last week: Defeated North Kansas City 40-25
After trailing at halftime, the Broncos rode Chase Overton to their first win of the season.
SUBURBAN RED CONFERENCE
1. Park Hill (3-0, 0-0)
Last week: Defeated Belton 49-13
The Trojans keep rolling behind tailback Kenyatte Harris and suddenly look like a heavy favorite to win the conference.
2. Park Hill South (1-2, 0-0)
Last week: Lost to Raytown South 44-43
The Panthers continue to have trouble stopping the run. They have allowed 600 rushing yards through three weeks.
3. Liberty (0-3, 0-0)
Last week: Lost to Raymore-Peculiar 28-14
The offense has struggled in unexpected fashion, producing 14 points or fewer in three straight losses.
4. Truman (1-2, 1-0)
Last week: Defeated St. Joseph Central 54-35
Second-year coach Gregg Webb picked up his first victory with the Patriots and has the offense rolling.
5. Ruskin (1-2, 0-0)
Last week: Lost to Platte County 40-0
The offense is still trying to find its footing. It has produced only 20 points in three weeks.
6. St. Joseph Central (0-3, 0-1)
Last week: Lost to Truman 54-35
The Indians have taken a giant step back from last season and have allowed 44 points per game.
SUBURBAN WHITE CONFERENCE
1. Fort Osage (3-0, 0-0)
Last week: Defeated Lee's Summit 31-28
The Indians' three victories have come against teams that are a combined 6-0 against all other opponents.
2. Staley (2-1, 1-0)
Last week: Defeated William Chrisman 37-8
The next two weeks will reveal a lot about the Falcons, who have dates set with Liberty North and Fort Osage.
3. Liberty North (2-1, 1-0)
Last week: Lost to Kearney 9-3
The defense continues to impress, but the Eagles sorely missed tailback Richard Richardson in Friday's second half.
4. Raytown (2-1, 2-1)
Last week: Defeated Oak Park 56-26
After being shut out in the season opener, Raytown has responded to score 103 points in two victories.
5. Oak Park (1-2, 0-1)
Last week: Lost to Raytown 56-26
It's clear the Northmen have improved offensively, but there are still strides to be made on defense.
6. North Kansas City (0-3, 0-0)
Last week: Lost to Lee's Summit North 40-25
The Hornets couldn't make a first-half lead stick. Their optimistic preseason has turned into three straight losses.
7. William Chrisman (0-3, 0-2)
Last week: Lost to Staley 37-8
The Bears can't find a way to sustain drives. They have scored only 14 points in three weeks.
SUBURBAN BLUE CONFERENCE
1. Kearney (3-0, 0-0)
Last week: Defeated Liberty North 9-3
The defense picked up where it left off last season. The Bulldogs have allowed only two scoring drives this year.
2. Winnetonka (2-1, 0-0)
Last week: Lost to Lee's Summit West 47-38
Even in a loss, the Griffins proved they belong in the discussion among the best Class 5 teams.
3. Platte County (3-0, 0-0)
Last week: Defeated Ruskin 40-0
How's this for offensive balance? Five different players scored touchdowns in Friday's win.
4. Raytown South (2-1, 0-0)
Last week: Defeated Park Hill South 44-43
The Cardinals sealed a come-from-behind victory when Jabril Cox ran for a two-point conversion in the final minute.
5. Belton (1-2, 0-0)
Last week: Lost to Park Hill 49-13
Looking for their first road win in two years, the Pirates travel to Grandview and Oak Park over the next two weeks.
6. Grandview (1-2, 0-0)
Last week: Lost to Grain Valley 28-23
The Bulldogs have lost two straight games by a combined 12 points.