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
“It’s great to enjoy those moments as a team. It’s good to score individual touchdowns, but it’s better when the whole team is eating. It was good to lead him to the end zone.” – Olathe North senior running back talking about a block that helped spring fellow tailback Miller Jones on an 85-yard TD run on a night when Porter scored six TDs of his own.
Stat line of the night
Ty Williams, running back, Grain Valley – The senior had a night to remember rushing for 339 yards and five touchdowns while adding 63 yards receiving and another score through the air. Grain Valley rode his monster night to a 45-24 in at Platte County.
Call of the night
Spring Hill went to Eudora in a Frontier League battle of 2-0 teams. The Broncos brought home a tough 31-28 win on the strength of three Colton McKanna TD runs. His first tied the game at 7-7.
BJ Harris of Spring Hill Sports Live was on the call.
Team of the night
Washington – The Wildcats beat Bonner Springs for the first time in the last 8 times the teams played dating back to 2000. Washington now stands at 3-0 for the first time since 2005
Football fans in Maryville – Anyone who was able to attend the St. Pius X-Maryville game Friday night were treated to one of the best games of the last few years. The contest was back and forth all night with Maryville grabbing a 46-42 lead in the final minutes. The Warriors would then drive all the way inside the 20 with :15 seconds left on the clock where Maryville would pick off the final chance for Pius and secure the win.
Here are the highlights: