Kansas roundup Week 12

By Stuart Goldman PrepsKC staff writer
Posted: November 4, 2017 - 2:11 AM



Bishop Miege 58, Basehor-Linwood 6
Three-time defending state champion Bishop Miege improved to 10-0 after cruising to a home victory over Basehor-Linwood on Friday night in the Kansas Class 4A D-I regionals.

Miege led 29-0 after the first quarter and 52-0 at halftime. The Stags will play host to 9-1 Labette County, which defeated Paola 34-7, next Friday in the sectional round.

Quarterback Carter Putz threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Miege. He finished 10-of-12 passing for 132 yards and had a team-high 48 yards on six carries.

Basehor-Linwood (7-3) had five turnovers, including three interceptions. David Robinson and Cameron Key returned two of those interceptions for touchdowns. Miege also sacked Basehor-Linwood quarterback J.C. Watson in the end zone for a safety and recovered a blocked a punt in the end zone for a touchdown.

Brison Cobbins and Sheron Manning each scored touchdowns on the ground, and Sam Powell and Peyton Hamrick each caught touchdown passes for the Stags.

Watson scored Basehor-Linwood’s lone touchdown in the fourth quarter. Nolan Ford led the Bobcats with 53 yards on 19 carries.

Blue Valley 38, Olathe South 21
Blue Valley improved to 7-3 and advanced to the 6A sectional round, where they will play host to 7-3 Olathe North next Friday.

Leading 21-14 at halftime, Blue Valley scored two third-quarter touchdowns to take a 35-14 lead. Luke Bernard hit Cameron Green early in the third quarter, and Alex Totta scored on a 16-yard run with 5:14 left in the third.

Olathe South’s Nick Jouret closed the gap to 35-21 with a 6-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter, but that’s as close as the 4-6 Falcons got. Jackson Likens’ 31-yard field goal midway through the fourth quarter ended the scoring.

Eric Olson got the Tigers on the board early in the first quarter with an 8-yard touchdown run. Olathe South then tied the game at 7 on Jouret’s 2-yard touchdown run.

Olson’s fumble recovery on the Falcons’ 16-yard line set up his touchdown catch from Walker Kinney with 26 seconds left in the first quarter. Totta returned a blocked punt to the Falcons’ 21 before Kinney hit Blake Brown for a touchdown, giving Blue Valley a 21-7 lead. Olathe South answered on Tyler Cavil’s 13-yard touchdown run, set up by Jamison Phelps’ 60-yard kickoff return.

Blue Valley North 48, Olathe East 30
Trailing 22-7, the Mustangs scored 41 unanswered points to improve to 6-4 and advance to the 6A sectionals, where they will play 9-1 Shawnee Mission East next Friday.

Olathe East (5-5) took its 22-7 lead with 1:58 left in the first half after Ray Lewis returned an interception 63 yards for a touchdown. A BV North touchdown closed the gap to 22-14 before halftime.

The Mustangs scored in less than a minute to begin the third quarter, then scored a on a 2-yard run for a 27-22 lead. BV North extended its lead to 34-22 early in the fourth quarter on a 17-yard touchdown pass, then increased its lead to 41-22 with 3:57 left and led 48-22 after a 33-yard touchdown run.

Trevon Kearney’s 45-yard halfback pass to TyJuan Lewis and Nathan Matlack’s two-point conversion catch ended the scoring for Olathe East.

Spencer Grosz kicked a 40-yard field goal to give the Hawks a 3-0 lead. Hunter Thomas hit Kearney with a 64-yard touchdown pass, and Kearney later scored another touchdown for a 16-0 lead. The Mustangs scored their first touchdown on a 1-yard run with 5:24 left before halftime.

St. Thomas Aquinas 52, Bonner Springs 13
The Saints rolled into next Friday’s 5A sectional against Pittsburg by closing its game against Bonner Springs with 38 unanswered points.

Cameron Jackson led 9-1 Aquinas with 145 yards on 16 carries and two touchdowns as the Saints amassed 449 yards on the ground and 579 yards of total offense. Quarterback Will Swanson rushed for 75 yards on 16 carries and scored three touchdowns. He also finished 6-of-10 passing for 130 yards.

Drew Hicks rushed for 74 yards, and Jayden Russell had 72 yards for the Saints. Tristan Davis and Tyron “Tank” Young each scored rushing touchdowns, and Hudson Pflumm ended the scoring with a 35-yard field goal.

Bonner Springs quarterback Coleton Oakes finished 11-of-34 passing for 107 yards and led the 5-5 Braves on the ground with 22 yards and a touchdown. Noah Villarreal scored the other touchdown in the second quarter for Bonner Springs to cut the Aquinas lead to 14-13. The Saints added another touchdown to take a 21-13 lead into halftime, then scored 28 points in the third quarter.