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
“This is a big rivalry between the two communities. To come over here and play a really tough Kearney team on the road and find a way to win, that’s huge for us... We’ve got a lot of work to do, and a lot of things to clean up still. But I like what I see.” – Staley coach Phil Lite after his team’s 52-19 win over Kearney
Stat line of the night
Cooper Cunningham, senior tailback, Tonganoxie – The Chieftains ball carrier had a huge night carrying the ball 30 times for 238 yards and 3 TDs in Tonganoxie’s 49-28 win over Basehor-Linwood
Call of the night
Blue Springs and Rockhurst played a classic that went down to the final minute. The Wildcats led 17-10 when the Hawklets went on a long drive. Rob Evans and Tim Crone from Vision Sports told the story of the dramatic end to the 17-16 Blue Springs win.
Blue Springs holds off Rockhurst
Team of the night
Harmon – The Hawks had gone nearly four years without a win but that all changed Friday with a 35-0 win over Turner.
Park Hill South – The Panthers trailed Platte County 19-3 before scoring 28 straight points for a 31-19 win over a ranked Pirates team.