Ray South rushes past Winnetonka

By Scott Kendall PrepsKC staff writer
Posted: September 23, 2016 - 10:39 PM

Winnetonka, (1-4) squaring off against (2-3) Raytown South. Winnetonka looking to build on their last week win over Shawnee Mission South and Raytown looking to bounce back from their 2-point loss to William Chrisman. Both teams have two common opponents, Kearney and Belton. Raytown South played both teams very well, but came up short in the end. Winnetonka lost both of their games by an average of 47.0 points.

Raytown South would start off with the ball and they took the opening drive 10-plays and 72 yards with a Jasir Cox taking the left end and while trying to reach for the front of the end zone, he lost control of the ball. Fortunately, teammate Tyren Clark pounced on the loose ball for an early Raytown South score. Bradley Rogers kicked the extra point and Raytown South struck first, 7-0.

On Raytown South’s next possession, Dallas Hannah hooked up with Tyree Sorrells for 11-yard catch and then a 15-yard TD strike to Ronell Frazier and nice fade route to the corner of the end zone. Before Winnetonka knew what was going on, they were down 13-0 with 4:12 left in the 1st quarter.

Each team would turn over the ball over in their next possession and on the Cardinals 4th-posssession, they would put together a 9-play drive over 3:55, 63-yards, topped off with a 1-yard TD run by Mylo Riddick. Extra point was good by Rogers, 20-0 Cardinals.

Raytown South scored again on their next possession. This time running the ball collectively 7-of-9 plays, with a big 23-yard by Jasir Cox. Vontrae Booker ran the TD in from 1 yard out and this put Raytown South up 26-0.

Raytown South's defense was stellar tonight. In Winnetonka's first 5-possessions, Raytown South's Defense allowed 1-net yard. Winnetonka was forced to punt once again. Marcus Brown blocked a punt and Lawrence Parker picked the live ball out of the air and ran 35-yards for a TD.

Winnetonka would turn the ball over in their next possession, giving Raytown South the ball on their own 35-yard line. Five-plays later, they were celebrating again, with Dallas Hannah running in TD from 2-yards out. The Extra point by Rogers was good and Raytown Town took a 40-0 lead in the locker room at half time.

In the 2nd half, Winnetonka scored on the first drive; 10-plays, 72 yards, 6:01. James McMullen carried the ball the final 3-plays and capped off the play with a 1-yard TD run. Winnetonka was just happy to not get shut out on their homecoming weekend.

Place Kicker, Rodgers, scored the only points for the Raytown South Cardinals in the 2nd half, a 30-yard field goal. This put Raytown South up for good 43-6.

James McMullen of Winnetonka had their lone score; he also had 5.5 tackles, and 1-tackle-for-loss and a fumble recovery. Michael Aquino had 4-tackles, 1-sack, 3-tackles-for-loss. Frankie Riden finished with 3.5 tackles, 1-sack, 3-tackles-for-loss.

Raytown South dominated on both sides of the ball. Dallas Hannah went 9-11 with 99-passing yards, as well as 17-yards on 3-carries and a TD. Winnetonka could do nothing again Raytown South’s Defense, especially in the run department. Winnetonka finished the game 21 yards on 13 carries for an average of .62 yards per carry. They also had 7-tackles-for-loss, 4-sacks, including 2-defenseive touchdowns.

Raytown South evens out their record, 3-3. Next week they play the high flying offense of Platte County. Platte County is 5-2 and they average 38.7-points per game and they have 2 Shutouts. Winnetonka falls to 1-5 and they play at Grandview (2-4).