Maryville, Kearney earn district titles
By The Examiner staff
Maryville 42, Richmond 7
Dakota Beemer combined for 220 yards and 3 TDs, while Trey Oglesby had a stellar night passing for Maryville (12-0).
The quarterback completed 9 of 14 passes for 251 yards and four touchdowns — two going to Beemer. Hunter Hayes and Chip Dunlap had the others for Maryville, which will play at Odessa next week in the quarterfinals. Odessa defeated Oak Grove 28-10.
Maryville went up early on Richmond — the last team to win at the Hound Pound — on Cole Phillips' fumble return for a TD. Maryville led 14-0 at the break.
The Spoofhounds went up 21-0 on Oglesby's first TD pass to Beemer in the third quarter, but Richmond's Trevon Alexander returned the kickoff 90 yards for a score, making it 21-7.
Oglesby hit Beemer for a TD strike and Beemer ran in for a TD to give Maryville a 35-7 lead going into the fourth.
Kearney 43, Platte County 3
Kearney scored at least one touchdown in every quarter on the way to a quarterfinal showdown with Hannibal.
Marcus Harris and Logan Hinck provided all the offense for the Bulldogs (11-1). Hinck ran for TDs of 1, 6 yards, while throwing a fourth-quarter touchdown. Harris, who ran for 202 yards, scored a pair of second-half TDs.
Kearney kicker Dawon Goepferich booted three field goals, including a 50-yarder in the second quarter, which made it 23-3. The only points for Platte County (8-4) came on a 53-yard field goal from Parker Lacina in the second quarter, which made it 10-3 at the time.
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