Blue Springs 24, Lee’s Summit West 20
Two Dom Harkness touchdown passes turned a 14-10 deficit into a 24-14 lead as host Blue Springs held on to avenge last year’s 7-6 loss and secure the school’s sixth win in the Wildcats’ past seven games against the Titans (4-4, 1-3 Suburban Gold).
Sammy Cooper’s 12-yard touchdown pass to Colby Baggett reclaimed the lead for LSW with 3:36 left in the first half. But Harkness connected with Cooper Willich from 16 yards in the final seconds of the half as the 10th-ranked Wildcats (4-2, 2-2 Suburban Gold) took the lead for good at 17-14.
Cooper, who also ran for LSW’s first touchdown and passed for another in the fourth quarter, led the Titans with 119 yards passing and 75 rushing.
Center 35, St. Michael 6
Led by Nosa Ohanmu’s 182 offensive yards, the Class 3 No. 9 Yellowjackets overcame an early deficit to run away in a game played at Lee’s Summit West.
Ohamu’s 20-yard touchdown run -- and the ensuring conversion run -- gave Center (7-1) its first lead, 14-6, 90 seconds into the second quarter. The Yellowjackets never looked back.
Jason Weston has a 52-yard punt return touchdown to go with a 15-yard rushing touchdown for Center.
Earlier, the Guardians (2-6) enjoyed the lead for nearly 10 minutes thanks to Keaton Egerton’s 25-yard touchdown completion to Ethan Smith.
Harrisonville 20, Oak Grove 17
River Riley passed for three touchdowns, two of them to Braydon Tarwater, to lead the visiting Wildcats, who never trailed in their Missouri River Conference West matchup.
Riley’s touchdowns to Tarwater covered 70 and 36 yards before hae added a 16-yarder to Colby Knowles as Harrisonville (4-4, 4-0) led 20-3 at halftime.
Adrian Whitehead and Clay Griffin each had third-quarter touchdown runs to pull Panthers (3-5, 1-3) within a field goal.
After Griffin recovered a blocked punt near the end of the third, Oak Grove was in position to take the lead but fumbled the ball into the end zone. The Panthers didn’t reached the red zone again.
Lawson 36, Penney 7
Andrew Stephens crossed the 100-yard threshold for the third consecutive week and the host Cardinals scored 31 unanswered points within less than 12 minutes in the second and third quarters to win.
Stephens had touchdown runs of 35, 18 and 24 on the way to 173 yards on the ground. The do-everything player added a 50-plus yard interception return, a successful two-point conversion pass, and four point-after kicks for Lawson (6-2, 5-1 KCI).
Sawyer Morrow answered Stephens’ first touchdown run with a six-yard score of his own less than five minutes into the game to make it 7-7, but Penney (4-4, 3-3 KCI) saw its scoring stop there.
North Kansas City 50, Oak Park 20
Jeremy Brown ran for 228 yards and four touchdowns, including runs of 42, 40 and 30 yards, to help the host Hornets clinch the Suburban White title and remain undefeated.
North Kansas City (8-0, 5-0), ranked No. 6 in Class 5, had 398 yards total on the ground. Brandon Hall ran for a touchdown and caught another, accounting for 160 total yards.
Blake Bland passed for a touchdown and ran for another for the Northmen (4-4, 4-2) in the losing effort.
Platte County 20, Winnetonka 14
Behind long touchdown runs from Trey Phan and a touchdown pass from Christopher Ruhnke, the host Pirates got all the points they needed before halftime to remain undefeated in Suburban Blue heading into the final week of the regular season.
Phan scored on runs of 44 and 33 yards and ended with 100 yards on just five rushes for the fifth-ranked Pirates (6-2, 5-0), who finished with 336 yards of offense and led 20-0 at halftime.
Jovan Satterwhite passed for 211 yards and a touchdown for the Griffins (4-4, 2-4) as they cut the lead to 6 with 7:09 left, but their last-minute drive ended on a sack at midfield.