Wildcats back in the win column

MOUNDRIDGE — After back-to-back district losses, the Moundridge High School football team put a stop to the bleeding with a 56-0 win over St. John on Friday night.

The Wildcats scored 30 in the first and 26 in the second as the game was over by halftime. Moundridge limited St. John to 16 total yards while compiling 178 yards themselves.

Collin Kohl only rushed six times, but scored on four and had 129 yards. Aaron Green scored a touchdown on his only rushing attempt, while Corbin Unruh found Jon Schlosser from 33 yards out for the other touchdown.

On defense, Schlosser led the team with 9.5 tackles and an interception. Schlosser also had four tackles for loss.

The Wildcats are now 1-2 in 8-Man Division I District 5. A loss next week against Central Plains nearly eliminates Moundridge from playoff contention with Little River on the schedule the following Friday.

Little River wins fifth straight, takes control of district 

LITTLE RIVER — The last major obstacle on the schedule seems to have been avoided by the Little River High School football team.

Little River blasted Macksville, 48-0, Friday night and is now 3-0 in 8-Man Division I District 5. Little River’s next two opponents, St. John and Moundridge, have a combined 3-9 record overall and 1-5 within the district.

Little River also won its fifth straight game of the season in the process.

Graham Stephens and Jace Garrison each had three rushing touchdowns on the night. Stephens also had an interception, while Garrison had a 71-yard kick return for a touchdown.

Vikings drop fourth straight

CHAPMAN — The Smoky Valley High School football team could not overcome 20 unanswered points in the first quarter as the Vikings fell to Chapman, 34-8. Smoky Valley is now 1-5 on the season and 0-3 in its district.

Raleigh Wilson had the lone touchdown for Smoky Valley. Wilson rushed from a yard out with 2:27 left in the first half. Chapman responded with a dagger late in the first half on a 22-yard touchdown pass.

Smoky Valley had 114 total yards compared to 340 for Chapman. The Vikings also committed three turnovers while forcing just one.

Smoky Valley is at 6-0 Halstead next week.

 Inman dominates Sublette

 SUBLETTE— The Inman High School football team had to travel three hours west to Sublette High School and left with a season-high 53 points as the Teutons dominated the Larks 53-6.

The Teutons have reached .500 after winning three of the last four games. Now 3-3, the Teutons will host Meade High School next week at 7 p.m.

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