Area prep football preview
Area prep football
Central Kansas League
Nickerson (0-1) @ Halstead (1-0)
Halstead opened the season with a 46-0 win over Smoky Valley. Nickerson opened with a 40-12 loss to Hillsboro.
Hesston’s Lakin Farmer rushed for 264 yards and four touchdowns. Cameron Kohr passed for 29 yards on two of four attempts. Carter Hiebert caught a pass for 17 yards.
Hillsboro (1-0) @ Hesston (1-0)
Hesston opened play with a 34-12 win over Haven, while Hillsboro topped Nickerson 40-12.
Hesston’s Jake Proctor passed for 201 yards and two touchdowns, while Ryan Eilert passed for 143 yards and a touchdown. Eilert added a rushing score. Nick Arnold led the Swather rush attack with 58 yards. Colton Diller rushed for 47 yards and a score.
Brady Cox had 120 yards receiving with a score. Max Werner had 100 yards receiving.
Hillsboro’s Matthew Potucek hit five of seven passes for 232 yards and three touchdowns. Potucek rushed for 103 yards and a score. Dillon Bolt had three catches for 125 yards.
Class 1A, District 4
Sedgwick (1-0) @ Wichita Independent (0-1)
The game has been canceled because of lack of healthy players for Independent.
Conway Springs (0-1) @ Remington (0-1)
Remington made a late rally last week in a 40-27 loss to Douglass after trailing 26-6 at the half. Conway Springs fell to rival Garden Plain 14-13. Conway Springs trailed 14-0 at the half. The Cardinals failed on a two-point conversion run attempt with 2:42 left in the game.
Remington was led by Braden Scribner with 124 yards passing and a touchdown. Toby Lewis rushed for 122 yards and a score. David Fasnacht rushed for a touchdown and caught a touchdown pass.
Conway Springs was led by Heath Hilger, who had 75 yards passing with a touchdown and 31 yards rushing. Jonathan Wright rushed for 50 yards. Cole Schulte had 47 yards rushing with a score. Schulte also scored on a 24-yard pass.
Wheat State League
Goessel (0-1) @ Herington (1-0)
Goessel fell to defending Eight-Man I state champion Canton-Galva 54-0 last week, while Herington stopped US 77 rival Centre 56-10 down the road in Lost Springs.
Grant Bryant led the Goessel offense with 41 yards rushing and 28 yards passing. Nate Zogleman had 26 yards receiving for the Bluebirds.
Easton Idleman rushed for 120 yards and three touchdowns for Herington. Matt Anschutz added 112 yards with two touchdowns. Ayden Lawrenz threw the sole pass for the Railers, a 55-yard touchdown strike to Ridley Swader.
Macksville (0-1) @ Moundridge (0-1)
Moundridge fell to Chase County 46-0, while Macksville fell to Ness City 46-0.
Corbin Unruh passed for 41 yards last week, while Kase Ptacek rushed for 28 yards. Jon Schlosser had 27 yards receiving. Moundridge was hampered by three turnovers.
Peabody-Burns (0-1) @ Hutchinson Central Christian (1-0)
Peabody-Burns opened the season with a 50-0 loss to Little River, while Hutchinson Central Christian downed Pretty Prairie 48-14.
Central Christian is led by Dawson Urwiller, who rushed for 340 yards and six touchdowns and passed for 63 yards and a touchdown. Eric Embers had 20 total tackles, including five for a loss and two sacks. Urwiller had 17 tackles and an interception.
Fowler (0-1) @ Burrton (0-1)
Burrton made its debut into the six-man ranks with a 64-18 loss to Ashland. Fowler opened the season with a 38-12 loss to Moscow.
Burrton was led by Alex Dick, who hit six of 12 passes for 87 yards and two touchdowns. Lief Hernandez had four catches for 66 yards and two touchdowns. Jude Barnes rushed for 43 yards on three carries with a score. The Chargers were hampered by four turnovers.