Kearney blows out Staley in rivarly win
By Joe Caronia PrepsKC staff writer
Kearney completely dominated Staley 42-0 in a Missouri Class 5 District 8 match up. The Bulldogs are now 6-1 thanks to their high powered offense. The Bulldogs scored on their first drive. Senior quarterback Austin Hinck moved the ball downfield running and as passing. The last 12 yards were through the air to Dray Starzl.
Before the first quarter was over Simone candidate Brock Broughton took a handoff from Hinck and raced 46 yards for the score.
Hinck went back to the air for the next score. This touchdown was for 38 yards; again he hooked up with Starzl.
Special teams were up next for the Bulldogs. Jake Gassman fielded a punt, broke a tackle and returned in 83 yards for a touchdown.
Broughton found the end zone next. This one was through the air, Hinck threw a short pass to Broughton, who made the first man miss and pulled away from the defense going down the sideline for an 87 yard score.
When Coach Greg Jones was asked about Broughton’s scoring playing play. Jones just smiled and said,
“It’s simple that was just Brock being Brock.”
Hinck had one more scoring play up his sleeve. With just: 05 seconds left in the half Hinck hooked up with Coalten Klenda for the final score of the game.
Dylan Wier was 6 for 6 in his point after touchdown conversions.
After the game Jones wanted to make sure that his offensive linemen was mentioned.
“They are really and under rated group of guys. They may not always hit the right person, but they hit hard on every play,” Jones said.
Hinck who had a career high with four passing touchdowns, agreed with what his coach said:
“He has always told us, even if you mess up, make sure you are going 100 percent.”
Jones also praised his defense.
“They just shut out a very good team. I have a lot of respect for that team and that coach. We talk all the time, except the week when we play each other.”
Staley Head Coach Fred Bouchard was Jones position coach at Northwest Missouri State.
Bouchard and the Falcons dropped to 3-4 on the season and will look to even their season next week as they go on the road to Oak Park.
The Bulldogs will look to stay undefeated at home when the host Grandview next week.
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