Welcome to Five From Friday our weekly feature that highlights some of the best quotes, notes, stats and performances of the games Friday night.
Quote of the night
“I saw at the bottom of my peripheral vision that he tipped it, and I’m not sure how I did it. It was just a reaction. I just brought it to my shoulder.” – Odessa receiver Jonas Bennett talking about one of his five TD catches in the Bulldogs 48-38 win over Pleasant Hill.
Stat line of the night
Keenan Garber, wide receiver, Lawrence Free State – The senior receiver was all over the field for the Firebirds grabbing 7 catches for 201 yards and 4 TDs in Free State’s 36-30 win over Shawnee Mission East.
Call of the night
St. Thomas Aquinas turned a 14-0 deficit against Bishop Miege into a 28-14 lead and was looking for more when Cameron Jackson put the game away in the third quarter. Sportsradio 810’s Tim Spoerl made the call.
Team of the night
Pembroke Hill – The Raiders held off Summit Christian Academy 12-10 to move to 8-0 on the season. Pembroke Hill is one win away from completing its third undefeated season in school history and first since 2003.
Gardner-Edgerton – The Trailblazers beat Shawnee Mission Northwest to move to 7-0 and wrap up the No. 1 seed in the Kansas 6A East bracket. Gardner-Edgerton finished last year at 0-9.