Central Kansas League

Halstead 56, Hillsboro 17

HILLSBORO — The Halstead Dragons got back on the winning track with a 56-17 lead over Hillsboro Friday at Wiens Stadium in Hillsboro.

The Dragons led 40-17 at the half.

Scott Grider rushed for 63 yards with five touchdowns. Grider also ran in five two-point conversions and caught a touchdown pass. Aric Propst rushed for 74 yards and a touchdown.

Dalton Kraus passed for 87 yards and a touchdown.

For Hillsboro, 1-4, Brooks Gardner rushed for 127 yards and a touchdown. Wesley Shaw rushed for a score, hit two PAT kicks and kicked a 36-yard field goal.

Halstead improves to 2-3 and hosts Pratt at 7 p.m. Friday.




1q. Hal. Propst 58-yd. run (Grider run)

1q. Hal. n/a 40-yd. run (run)

1q. Hil. Shaw 1-yd. run (Shaw kick)

1q. Hal. 98-yd. kickoff return (Grider run)

2q. Hil. Gardner 2-yd. run (Shaw kick)

2q. Hil. Shaw 36-yd. field goal

2q. Hal. Grider 2-yd. run (Grider run)

2q. Hal. Grider 26-yd. pass from D.Kraus (Grider run)

3q. Hal. Grider 16-yd. run (K.Kraus run)

4q. Hal. Grider 1-yd. run (Grider run)

Team stats


First downs;11;17


Passing yards;53;83





Individual stats

RUSHING — Halstead: Propst 3-74, Grider 7-63, D.Kraus 5-34, K.Kraus 7-30, Odendahl 1-10, Fulghum 2-10, Casey 2-5, Kohr 1-(-1), rest of team 3-48. Hillsboro: Gardner 22-127, Kleiner 7-42, Ratzlaff 1-2, Potucek 1-(-2), rest of team 4-(-3).

PASSING — Halstead: D.Kraus 4-5-0, 87 yards; rest team 1-1-0, -4 yards. Hillsboro: Kleiner 4-12-0, 44 yards; Ratzlaff 2-3-0, 9 yards.

RECEIVING — Halstead: Grider 2-44, Mendez 1-28, Gerber 1-15, rest of team 1-(-4). Hillsboro: Ratzlaff 2-27, Funk 2-17, Gardner 1-9, Potucek 1-0.

Missed field goals — none.

Smoky Val. 49, Hesston 20

LINDSBORG — The Hesston Swathers fell to Smoky Valley 49-20 Friday in Heart of America League play in Lindsborg.

Smoky Valley’s Kyle Anderson had 16 carries for 117 yards and four touchdowns. Cort Elliott and Raleigh Wilson each added a rushing touchdown. Tim Lambert added an 81-yard kickoff return to start the second half.

For Hesston, Parker Roth rushed for 102 yards on 14 carries with a touchdown. Cameron Cox hit 17 of 27 passes for 129 yards with an interception. Cox also rushed for 43 yards and a touchdown. Hesston also scored on a pass from Jacob Eilert to Jorge Morales.

Smoky Valley improves to 4-1, while Hesston drops to 2-3 and plays Friday at Kingman.




1q. H Roth 45-yd. run (kick failed) 10:52

1q. SV Anderson 48-yd. run (Anderson run) 8:22

1q. SV Anderson 4-yd. run (Anderson run) 1:52

2q. SV Anderson 8-yd. run (pass failed) 5:09

2q. SV Anderson 1-yd. run (pass failed)

3q. SV Lambert 81-yd. kickoff return (Anderson run) 11:47

3q. SV Elliott 3-yd. run (run failed) 7:39

4q. SV Wilson 57-yd. interception return (Malm kick) 9:01

4q. H Cox 2-yd. run (run failed) 4:56

4q. H Morales 46-yd. pass from Eilert (run failed) :48

Team stats


First downs;19;22


Passing yards;175;60





Time of poss.;22:12;25:47

Individual stats

RUSHING — Hesston: Roth 14-102, Cox 15-43, Toews 1-7, Nebel 1-1, Eilert 1-(-4). Smoky Valley: Anderson 16-117, Elliott 12-74, Lambert 3-30, Odell 6-22, Heitschmidt 2-11, Wilson 4-8, Schrag 2-2.

PASSING — Hesston: Cox 17-27-1, 129 yards; Eilert 2-2-0, 46 yards. Smoky Valley: Heitschmidt 2-3-0, 57 yards; Schrag 1-1-0, 3 yards.

RECEIVING — Hesston: Morales 1-46, Toews 5-41, Fleming 1-24, Nebel 4-22, Martin 3-20, Roth 2-10, Spencer 1-10, McDonals 1-2, Bollinger 1-0. Smoky Valley: Lambert 1-36, Odell 1-21, Wilson 1-3.

Missed field goals — none.