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
“In the situation we’re in, they can’t take anything for granted. They know every day there’s a possibility something could be taken away. We have a great senior class and I have no doubt their minds will be moving on to next week right after film tomorrow. We’ll hit Monday and it’s De Soto week.” – Mill Valley coach Joel Applebee after his team’s 45-14 win over Class 6A state champ Derby
Stat line of the night
Tyler Bowden, senior running back Tonganoxie – The Chieftains ballcarrier had a dominant opening night performance carrying the ball 32 times for 312 yards and 3 TDs in Tonganoxie’s 62-28 win over Basehor-Linwood.
Call of the night
Luke Moehle was on the call for a late TD for Summit Christian that almost led the Eagles to victory
Team of the night
Liberty – The Blue Jays earned a 32-21 win at rival Liberty North and now stand at 2-0 on the season. After an impressive win at Blue Springs to start season Liberty is off to a great start in the 2020 season.
Maryville – The Spoofhounds jumped out to a 24-0 lead on Harrisonville only to find themselves down 40-30 in the second half. Maryville would rally for a wild 42-40 win in a wild game that even featured a power outage that delayed the game.