Canton-Galva remains undefeated with win over Ell-Saline

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Canton-Galva-The Eagles remained perfect at 3-0 with a 60-22 thrashing of Ell-Saline Friday night at Canton.

Seth Moddelmog rushed for 112 yards on 11 carries and scored two touchdowns. Aaron Crouse added 123 yards on 14 carries and had two touchdowns. Stephen Jowers added 41 yards on five carries and scored one touchdown.

Quarterback Ted Regehr completed nine of 15 passes for 158 yards and three touchdowns. His favorite targets were Derek Bair, who hauled in four passes for 44 yards and two scores, Joel Hardman, who caught four balls for 73 yards, and Jowers, who caught one pass for a 41-yard touchdown.

The Eagles will travel to Chase County on Friday.

Centre- The Cougars lost to perennial power Hope, 50-14, Friday at Centre.

The game was closer than the final score indicated. Centre trailed only 8-0 after one quarter and 22-0 at halftime.

The Cougars managed 186 yards rushing on 49 carries while Hope had 254 yards on 45 carries.

Centre was led by Seth Jirak with 20 carries for 87 yards and Bryant Gutsch who carried the ball 18 times for 48 yards.

Quarterback Dustin Burnett completed one of nine passes for 16 yards and one interception.

Centre scored both its touchdowns in the fourth quarter, the first on a 54-yard kick return by Thieen Antoszyk and the second on a Matt Leach 35-yard. Burnett threw to Scott Peterson for a 2-point conversion.

Tye Remy and Aaron Bowman led the defense with 15 tackles each while Jirak and Antoszyk added 11 tackles each, Steve Hageberg added nine and Burnett contributed seven tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery.

“We did not play that badly,” coach Bud Peterson said. “It was the big plays that hurt us.”

With the loss, Centre falls to 2-1 with a Friday matchup looming with Goessel at Centre.

Peabody-Burns- The Warriors pushed their record to 2-1 with a 39-14 win at Sedgwick.

The Warriors were led offensively by Todd Woodruff, who rushed 12 times for 87 yards and completed 12 of 16 passes for 251 yards and two touchdowns.

Woodruff’s favorite targets were Micah Hilliard, who hauled in seven passes for 133 yards and two touchdowns, and Derek Benson, who grabbed four for 113 yards and one touchdown.

“Our offense stepped it up and we had a big night throwing (the ball),” coach David Pickens said. “Our passing game was key in getting the win.”

Defensively, Woodruff recorded seven tackles, Nathan Bishop six and Benson, Nick Abramowich, Ryan Johnson and William Pratt five each.

“Our defense played extremely well all night and we had an outstanding effort from everyone,” Pickens said. “We took Sedgwick’s running game away by loading up the box with 10 guys.”

The Warriors will be tested again this Friday night when they host Moundridge in Heart of America League action.

Goessel-The Bluebirds suffered their first defeat of the season Friday, when they lost at Argonia, 32-26.

Goessel trailed 18-0 at halftime, but cut the deficit to 18-12 after three quarters.

Justin Fensky led the offense with three touchdowns on runs of 41, one and three yards while Goerzen added a 40-yard run.

With the loss, Goessel falls to 2-1 with a date Friday at Centre.

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