On Friday evening, it was a tale of two stories for the Canton-Galva and Inman High School football teams as Canton-Galva scored a huge win over Chase County at home, and Inman traveled to Hutchinson Trinity and were shutout.
Canton-Galva romps over Chase County
CANTON—The Canton-Galva High School football team earned their first win of the season on Friday with a 50-14 home field romping over Chase County.
Scoring two touchdowns in the first quarter on a four-yard run by Tyson Struber and a nine-yard run by Landon Everett helped give the Eagles an early 14-8 advantage. The Eagles added two more scores in the second stanza on an 11-yard pass from Everett to Brandon Huff and Everett’s second score of the game on a five-yard scamper.
Brayden Collins took the ball 26-yards for a score in the third quarter, while Everett added his third touchdown on the ground when he blew past the Chase County defense from 50 yards out to give Canton/Galva a huge 44-8 lead going into the final quarter. Everett scored his fourth touchdown of the game on the ground when he once again ran past the defense, this time from 68 yards out to give the Eagles their final score of the night and their 50-14 victory.
While Everett completed four-of-ten passes for 58 yards and the one touchdown, his feet made the difference as he carried the ball 16 times for 215 yards, and Collins added another 113 yards. Overall Canton/Galva finished the game with 402 yards in total offense and 20 first downs, while the Eagle defense held Chase County to 302 yards in offense while getting three turnovers.
Now 1-1 for the season, the Eagles return to the field on Friday, September 14 when they travel to tangle with undefeated Centre.
Inman is shutout by Trinity
HUTCHINSON—Inman High School football traveled to Hutchinson and were rolled over by Trinity 38-0.
Trinity scored once in each of the first two quarters before adding three in the third to put down the Teutons.
For the game the Teutons were outgained 306-143 yards in total offense, including 134-64 in passing and 172-79 in rushing, while the Inman offense also committed three turnovers to none for Trinity.
Individually, freshman Jace Doerksen completed four-of-six passes for 64 yards and two interceptions while also leading the Teutons on the ground with 35 yards on eight carries. Michael Bledsoe added 32 yards with his eight carries, and Connor Brown covered 52 yards on his two pass receptions.
Inman is now 1-1 for the season and will return to their home field on Friday, September 14 to battle Remington.
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