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
“We knew we could put him (Jacob Hartman) in the backfield. We did the same thing with his brother (Ben). We had a feeling it’d be pretty similar. … I’m very proud of Jacob, he works really, really hard and it obviously shows (on the field).” – Mill Valley coach Joel Applebee talking about Hartman who moved from receiver to tailback and ran for 222 yards and three touchdowns.
Stat line of the night
Tristen Everard, Sr. wide receiver, Blue Valley Southwest – Whatever the Timberwolves needed Everard did it. He had 11 catches for 161 yards and two TDs. He added two kick returns for 130 yards total and a touchdown. He returned a put for 32 yards, deflected a pass and ran back a fumble for a TD from 57 yards out. Southwest rolled over West 51-21 for its first win of the season.
Call of the night
Liberty North rallied from down 17-0 in the first half to take a 21-17 in the fourth quarter. Then with under two minutes to play the Eagles needed a first down to salt away the game. The North Sports Network was on the call.
Team of the night
Lawrence – The Chesty Lions headed to St. Thomas Aquinas for the first-ever meeting between the state powers. Lawrence was ranked No. 1 in Class 6A while the Saints were No. 1 in 5A. Lawrence earned a 39-27 win to move to 5-0 on the season.
Park Hill South – The Panthers trailed 24-7 at the half against North Kansas City in a key game for Suburban Red Conference and district positioning. South rallied to score the final 21 points in about five minutes. The Panthers then held North Kansas City scoreless for the final 10 minutes of the game to win their fourth-straight game after starting 1-2.