Penney rolls into Class 1 quarterfinals
By St. Joseph News-Press staff
The Hamilton Hornets used the big plays to spark a 56-6 blowout win of the Princeton Tigers to earn a ninth consecutive Class 1 District 8 crown Friday in Hamilton, Missouri.
Brock Swindler had four touchdown scores, three of 39-plus yards, and LaTroy Harper put together a three-touchdown night, each score coming from 46-plus yards for Hamilton (12-0).
Jaran Richman and Harper connected on a 55-yard pass in the first quarter for an early lead. Harper then got in on the throwing action with a 39-yard pass to Swindler.
Harper ended the half with a kickoff return of 70 yards and a 46-yard receiving score for the 26-6 halftime lead.
Swindler scored on runs of 70 and 80 yards in the third. He also hauled in a 15-yard score late in the third.
Richman polished off the victory with a 12-yard rushing score early in the fourth.
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