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By Blake Chadwick
After an exciting first week of high school football, the weekend took a unique turn when the Andover Central vs. Buhler game was canceled due to a positive covid-19 test by one of the Andover Central players.
The game of the week was Kapaun Mount Carmel and first-year coach Weston Schartz vs. Bishop Carroll. Both were 1-0, and no surprise, the game went right down to the wire.
For Carroll, senior running back Hunter Trail had a huge game with three touchdowns. The Golden Eagles took the 31-28 lead and then recovered a Kapaun fumble in the final seconds of the game.
Carroll has now won 21 straight against Kapaun and moves to 2-0.
Maize South took care of business on the road against Salina South, winning 62-6. RB Hunter Niemman led the way with three rushing touchdowns. Maize South is now 2-0.
Maize (2-0) also came out victorious in its 41-14 win over Campus after another strong game from senior running back Josh Sanders and sophomore quarterback Avery Johnson.
Cheney asserted its dominance over the Belle Plaine Dragons 54-7 and advanced to 2-0. Cheney’s Quincy Thomas had six total touchdowns while Harrison Voth threw three touchdowns.
Andover evens out their record at 1-1 after a 21-0 win over Ark City.
McPherson beat Circle 41-0. McPherson is now 2-0.
Andale dominated Mulvane 63-0, with Eli Rowland leading the way with 84 rushing yards. He was one of five players with 50 or more rushing yards. Andale moves to 2-0.
Derby bounced back from its 31-point loss to Mill Valley that ended the Panthers’ 26-game winning streak. The Panthers held off an improved Newton team 43-31 as sophomore running back Dylan Edwards contributed with three touchdowns. Derby is now 1-1.
Hutchinson advances to 2-0 after a comeback victory 21-20. The Salthawks were down 13-0 at one point.
Eisenhower earned its first win of the year by beating Salina Central 45-42 in overtime, thanks to Carlos Vidrio’s 21-yard field goal. Salina Central led 21-0.
Wichita Collegiate improved to 2-0 with a 56-3 win over Wellington. The Spartans had another dominating performance for sophomore Wesley Fair as he went on to have two touchdowns, with 110 rushing yards and 98 passing. He also excelled on the defensive end, getting an interception. Senior Jacob Chugg also impressed with three touchdowns and 156 yards rushing on 10 carries.
Clearwater is 2-0 after a 42-20 win over Rose Hill.
Garden Plain won 14-0 over Sterling. Reed Adelhardt led Garden plain with 145 yards, a touchdown and an interception.
Hesston beat Hillsboro 44-39 and is 2-0.
Goddard is 2-0 after a 30-20 win over Valley Center.
Halstead is 2-0 after a 36-0 win over Nickerson.
Douglass is 2-0 after beating Marion 34-8.
Andale 63, Mulvane 0
Andover 21, Arkansas City 0
Andover Central at Buhler, canceled due to Covid
Argonia-Attica 50, Udall 0
Bishop Carroll 31, Kapaun 28
Burrton 71, Fowler 34
Caldwell 64, South Haven 28
Canton-Galva 62, Moundridge 6
Cheney 54, Belle Plaine 7
Cherryvale 44, Bluestem 0
Clearwater 42, Rose Hill 20
Clifton-Clyde 42, Little River 36
Collegiate 56, Wellington 3
Cunningham 48, Deerfield 8
Derby 43, Newton 31
Douglass 34, Marion 8
El Dorado 14, Augusta 7
Garden Plain 14, Sterling 0
Goddard 30, Valley Center 20
Halstead 36, Nickerson 0
Hanover 58, Onaga 0
Hesston 44, Hillsboro 39
Hoisington 35, Larned 19
Hutchinson 21, Garden City 20
Hutchinson Trinity 42, Chaparral 18
Madison 56, Hartford 0
Maize 41, Campus 14
Maize South 62, Salina South 6
McPherson 41, Circle 0
Osborne 56, Beloit St. John’s Tipton 42
Pratt 20, Girard 19
Sedgwick 1, Independent 0
SE-Saline 18, Beloit 0
Valley Falls 54, Pretty Prairie 48
Winfield 14, Labette County 12