Here’s the Suburban Conference Week 6 high school football review, including team’s overall record, conference record, last week’s result, this week’s opponent and a comment.
Suburban Gold Conference
1. Blue Springs South (6-0, 2-0)
Beat Raytown 51-16; Fri. vs Lee’s Summit West
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Noah Nigro passed for four touchdowns in the team’s top scoring output of 2015.
2. Lee’s Summit North (5-1, 2-1)
Beat Raymore-Peculiar 20-14; Fri. vs. Battle
Nate Webb found Cameron Hairston for the game-winning touchdown in overtime.
3. Lee’s Summit West (5-1, 1-1)
Beat Lee’s Summit 34-14; Fri. at Blue Springs South
Jacob Katzfey carried the ball only four times but still scored three touchdowns.
4. Raymore-Peculiar (3-3, 0-2)
Lost to Lee’s Summit North 20-14; Fri. vs. Blue Springs
The Panthers’ game-winning field goal attempt in regulation was blocked, and they fell in overtime.
5. Lee’s Summit (3-3, 1-2)
Lost to Lee’s Summit West 34-14; Fri. vs. Park Hill
After allowing seven points in the first two weeks, the Tigers have allowed at least 27 in four straight.
6. Blue Springs (1-5, 1-1)
Lost to Rockhurst 39-21; Fri. at Raymore-Peculiar
The Wildcats had no answer for Rockhurst senior A.J. Taylor, who ran for 323 yards.
Suburban Red Conference
1. Park Hill (5-1, 3-0)
Beat Ruskin 61-0; Fri. at Lee’s Summit
The Trojans have allowed only 26 points during a five-game winning streak.
2. Truman (5-1, 4-0)
Beat Park Hill South 27-21; Fri. vs. Marshall
Jordan Salima ran for four touchdowns in the Patriots’ fifth straight win.
3. St. Joseph Central (2-4, 1-1)
Beat Liberty 43-42; Fri. vs. Ruskin
A gutsy two-point conversion call in the final minute sealed a win.
4. Liberty (0-6, 0-3)
Lost to St. Joseph Central 43-42; Fri. at Park Hill South
The Blue Jays have held fourth-quarter leads in four games this season.
5. Park Hill South (0-6, 0-2)
Lost to Truman 27-21; Fri. vs. Liberty
The Panthers’ 21-point fourth quarter proved too little, too late.
6. Ruskin (0-6, 0-2)
Lost to Park Hill 61-0; Fri. at St. Joseph Central
The team’s final three opponents have a combined 2-16 record.
Suburban White Conference
1. Fort Osage (6-0, 3-0)
Beat William Chrisman 35-21; Fri. at Oak Park
The first-string defense allowed fewer than 100 total yards over the initial three quarters.
2. Staley (5-1, 3-1)
Beat North Kansas City 39-0; Fri. at Mill Valley
That’s already the third shutout of the season for the Falcons.
3. Liberty North (4-2, 2-1)
Beat Oak Park 41-6; Fri. vs. William Chrisman
After allowing six points in two weeks, the Eagles are staying alive in the league title race.
4. Raytown (2-4, 1-2)
Lost to Blue Springs South 51-16; Fri. vs. North Kansas City
The Bluejays were held to negative rushing yards in the opening half.
5. North Kansas City (2-4, 1-2)
Lost to Staley 39-0; Fri. at Raytown
The defense has improved, but the Hornets are scoring only 8.3 points per game.
6. William Chrisman (2-4, 2-3)
Lost to Fort Osage 35-21; Fri. at Liberty North
D’Vontae Brown scored twice on fourth-quarter rushing plays.
7. Oak Park (0-6, 0-3)
Lost to Liberty North 41-6; Fri. vs. Fort Osage
A date with Fort Osage is a tough time to get a sputtering offense clicking.
Suburban Blue Conference
1. Kearney (5-1, 2-0)
Beat Winnetonka 60-7; Fri. at Platte County
Five different players found the end zone for the Bulldogs.
2. Belton (4-2, 2-0)
Beat Platte County 50-24; Fri. vs. Raytown South
The Pirates’ third straight win puts them in the thick of the conference title race.
3. Platte County (5-1, 1-1)
Lost to Belton 50-24; Fri. vs. Kearney
Quarterback Justin Mitchell will miss the rest of the season with a broken collarbone.
4. Grandview (3-3, 1-1)
Beat Raytown South 49-20; Fri. at Winnetonka
Reginald Collier threw four touchdown passes in an offensive clinic.
5. Raytown South (2-4, 0-2)
Lost to Grandview 49-20; Fri. at Belton
After leading 13-7, the Cardinals allowed two touchdowns in each of the final three quarters.
6. Winnetonka (1-5, 0-2)
Lost to Kearney 60-7; Fri. vs. Grandview
The Griffins have lacked big-play ability to keep defenses honest.