Area football teams kick off 2010 seasons

Centre maintained its winning ways in the newly formed Wheat State League defeating Peabody-Burns 54-20 Friday in at Centre

Centre racked up a total of 429 yards in 44 plays and held the Warriors to 122 total yards on 65 yards.

Cougars? quarterback Tanner Brunner reached triple digits in two offensive categories rushing for 129 yards on 19 carries with two touchdowns and finishing 6-of-18 for 141 yards, a touchdown and three interceptions.

The main receiver on the end of Brunner?s passes was Rustyn Kerbs, who racked up 69 yards on three catches and a touchdown. Kerbs was also second on the team in rushing with eight carries for 98 yards and a touchdown.

Centre?s defense also put points on the board with two safties, one with 4:42 to play in the first, the other at the 3:37 mark in the third quarter.

Centre (1-0) will travel to Little River on Friday.

Peabody-Burns (0-1) next action will be at home against Wakefield on Friday.


The Bluebirds dropped their first game of the season to new Wheat State League opponent Wakefield 66-28.

The Bombers racked up 531 yards of total offense with 453 gained on the ground.

Wakefield?s Cole McGee led all rushers with 192 yards on 26 carries.

Bomber Brandon Draper also contributed 187 yards on 21 carries.

Leading Goessel was quarterback Neal Brubaker. The senior completed 15-of-33 of his passes for 197 yards and three touchdowns.

John Berkholz led Goessel in rushing and receiving with 58 yards on six runs and 90 yards on five receptions and three touchdowns.

Nicolas Buller caught four passes for 75 yards.

Goessel (0-1) will travel to Hope (1-0) Friday night.


Canton-Galva started its season with the first career win for first year coach Darrin Fisher.

The Eagles dominated Friday night in Hutchinson, defeating Central Christian 60-14.

Scoring most of its points in the even numbered quarters, Canton-Galva racked up 20 points in the third and 26 in the fourth.

Quarterback Nick Vot scored seven touchdowns for the Eagles, three rushing, three passing and one on a 65-yard kick return.

Micah Schlict scored three touchdowns, two rushing, one receiving. His longest was a 34 yard scamper in the fourth quarter.

The Eagles next action is Friday when they host Wichita Sunrise Christian Academy.

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