All games at 7 p.m.
Central Kansas League
Halstead (0-1) at Hesston (0-1)
The annual Harvey County battle for Class 3A supremacy will take place in Hesston this year in week two of the season with both teams needing a win to stay in the Central Kansas League chase.
Halstead was edged by Smoky Valley 24-22 last week, with Smoky Valley able to convert on three two-point conversions and Halstead missing a two-point conversion and an extra-point kick. Halstead did get a 39-yard field goal from Taiten Winkle just before the half.
Halstead’s David Schulte rushed for 109 yards and a score. Schulte also had two catches for 45 yards and a score. Dalton Kraus hit three of five passes for 52 yards and a score. Kraus also led the defense with 15 total tackles.
Hesston fell to Garden Plain 28-24 in a non-league game with Hesston missing four extra-point attempts and Garden Plain converting on a pair of two-point conversions.
Hesston’s Cameron Cox hit 18 of 30 passes for 271 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. Parker Roth had 17 carries for 185 yards and three touchdowns. Reese Nebel had nine catches for 139 yards.
Heart of America
Moundridge (0-1) at Hutchinson Trinity (1-0)
Moundridge fell to Marion 36-26 last week, while Hutchinson Trinity topped Inman 38-7.
Moundridge held a sizable advantage in time of possession, but was outrushed 317 to 194. Mason Dyck hit 15 of 27 passes for 152 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. Dyck added 61 yards rushing with a score. Jerod Kaufman had 24 carries for 101 yards and a score. Noah Eichelberger had eight catches for 105 yards and two touchdowns. Damion Calderon led the defense with 13 total tackles.
For Trinity, Kaleb Hammeke hit six of eight passes for 60 yards and a touchdown. Hammeke added 90 yards rushing with a touchdown. Freshman Andrew Bergmeier had 16 carries for 159 yards and two touchdowns. Nolan Clarke had four catches for 59 yards. Aaron Guerrero led the defense with nine total tackles. Jack Neal had two sacks. Hammeke had two interceptions.
Ell-Saline (1-0) at Remington (0-1)
Ell-Saline opened the season with a 31-21 win over Sedgwick last week, while Remington fell to Sterling 34-20.
Ell-Saline’s Nick Davenport rushed for 147 yards and three touchdowns and hit four of 17 passes for 48 yards and three interceptions. Bryce Lange had 23 carries for 121 yards and a touchdown. Sawyer Kramer had two catches for 39 yards. Mason Farrell had 12 total tackles for the Cardinals.
Sterling (1-0) at Sedgwick (0-1)
Sterling downed Remington last week, while Sedgwick fell to Ell-Saline.
Sedgwick’s Hooper Schroeder hit 17 of 31 passes for 259 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. Sedgwick was held to 81 yards rushing. Kale Schroeder had five catches for 106 yards and a touchdown.
Wheat State League
Centre (0-1) at Goessel (0-1)
Goessel fell to Wakefield 68-20 last week, while Centre fell to Little River 50-42.
Goessel’s Dylan Lindeman passed for 96 yards and two touchdowns, hitting seven of 14 attempts. Zach Zogleman had 12 carries for 71 yards rushing and a touchdown. Jordan Griffin had five catches for 52 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Carson Sterk led the defense with 11 total tackles.
Wakefield (1-0) at Peabody-Burns (0-1)
Wakefield beat Goessel last week, while Peabody-Burns fell to Rural Vista 40-26.
Wakefield was led by Justin Carver, who had 11 carries for 150 yards rushing and four touchdowns. Skylur Merritt hit seven of 10 passes for 165 yards and a touchdown. Nathan Jackson had five catches for 101 yards and a touchdown. Merritt led the deefnse with 13 total tackles.
For Peabody-Burns, Jess Philpott had 18 carries for 64 yards and a touchdown, hitting a pass for 28 yards. Bryant Young hit four of eight passes for 93 yards and a touchdown with an interception. Young also rushed for a pair of scores. Rocco Weerts had four catches for 109 yards and a score. Weerts, Philpott and Bailey Penner each had four total tackles. Penner had three sacks.
Heart of the Plains
Burrton (1-0) at Stafford (0-1)
Burrton snapped a 17-game losing streak by stopping Fairfield 66-40 last week. Stafford fell to Norwich 36-8 last week and is on a seven-game losing streak.
In last year’s clash, Burrton jumped to a 28-16 lead at the half and led 34-32 after three quarters, but injuries took their toll and Stafford was able to score four unanswered touchdowns for a 60-34 win.
Burrton’s Corey Smith hit 11 of 27 passes last week for 255 yards and six touchdowns. Smith rushed for 66 yards and two touchdowns. Dustin Hughes had 15 carries for 86 yards and a touchdown and caught two passes for 100 yards and two touchdowns. Bryce Meacham had six catches for 114 yards and three touchdowns. Michael Rimby had nine total tackles.
For Stafford, D.J. Peak hit two of eight passes for 59 yards. Caleb Hildebrand had 13 rushes for 62 yards and a touchdown. Justice Manning had 15 carries for 61 yards and a catch for 43 yards. Hildebrand had 22 total tackles on defense.
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