Centre, Peabody-Burns, Canton-Galva lose Friday

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Centre lost 66-20 against Claflin on Friday. The Cougars scored 10 seconds into the game when Thieen Antoszyk found Kevin Mueller open for a 17-yard touchdown catch.

Claflin scored the next three touchdowns, but Mueller caught a 25-yard touchdown late in the quarter as Centre cut the lead to eight points.

But when the Cougars lost Seth Jirak to a knee injury, Claflin capitalized, running off five consecutive scores and the bulk of their 639 offensive yards.

“Claflin has a lot of weapons,” Cougars coach Kelly Steiner said. “I thought we played well and stayed with them for the first quarter and a half. Their speed and strength eventually wore us down”

With the game well out of reach, Mueller caught a 57-yard pass from sophomore quarterback Ben Krause early in the fourth quarter. Mueller finished with four catches for 120 yards and 3 scores on offense and an interception on defense.

Centre meets Quivera Heights on Friday. .

Peabody-Burns slipped to 3-2 with a 22-20 home loss to undefeated Remington on Friday.

The teams battled to a standstill for two quarters, with each side posting 7 points in the first quarter and 6 in the second.

Todd Woodruff carried the ball 31 times for 223 yards and two touchdowns and went 5-for-7 passing for 93 yards and a score.

Trevor Hamm made a 10-yard touchdown catch, and Adam Benson pulled down two catches for 58 yards.

Benson recovered a Remington fumble in the third quarter, but the visitors threw for 100 yards in the quarter, outscoring the Warriors 6-0 in the third.

PBHS posted 128 yards of offense and took a 20-19 lead in the fourth, but the Remington kicker drilled a 34-yard field goal that proved to be the difference in the game.

The Warriors play Hutch Trinity on the road this week.

Canton-Galva beat Inman 50-27, but results were not available at press time.

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