Lock, who has committed to play for the Missouri Tigers, finished the day with an unofficial stat line of 100 yards in six pass attempts, two touchdowns and an interception for the East team, which lost 39-36.
Twin defensive tackles Carlos and Khalil Davis will take an official visit to Missouri next month, with Oregon, TCU and North Carolina State also in the picture, Carlos said, adding that Nebraska is no longer an option after it fired football coach Bo Pelini last week. But the twins’ mother says there will still be an in-home visit with the Huskers.
The four finalists for the honor — given to the top football player in the Kansas City area — are all signal-callers. Rockhurst senior T.J. Green, Lee's Summit senior Drew Lock, Fort Osage junior Skylar Thompson and Bishop Miege senior Ryan Willis were named finalists Tuesday as part of a ceremony at Arrowhead Stadium's Hall of Honor.
Yordano Ventura quit school at 14 and was working construction until his big break: a tryout that led to a spot in the Kansas City Royals’ academy in the Dominican Republic. But even after making the major leagues and pitching in the World Series, Ventura wouldn’t live anywhere else than Las Terrenas, his hometown, where he trained on the beach and swam in the ocean.
Oak Grove defeated John Burroughs 49-27 in the Missouri Class 3 football championship game Friday in St. Louis, claiming the first state title in program history. The Panthers finished runner-up in 1986 and 1990.
Webb City, the four-time defending Missouri Class 4 state champion, continued its quest for five in a row with a 38-7 victory over Kearney in the Class 4 semifinals. The Bulldogs end their season 12-2 while the Cardinals, 14-0, advance to next Saturday’s state championship game against Cape Girardeau Central after a 42-21 victory over St. Charles West on Friday night.
While the Tigers finished only 4-6 this season, Lock led an offense that scored 33.7 points per game against some of the state’s toughest competition. Six of those 10 games came against state-ranked teams in Missouri, which made his efficiency all the more striking.