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Oilers earn second football victory



CHASE – Central Plains halfback Michael Laymon scored four touchdowns as the Oilers rolled past Chase 64-14 in 8-Man 2, District 5 football. Central Plains (2-0, 2-0 District) led 58-14 at halftime.

Michael Laymon ignited the Oilers' victory with a trio of touchdown runs and converted a 25-yard interception return for a 28-0 lead. Quarterback Cole Lamatch scored on 12- and 27-yard runs and completed an 18-yard screen pass to William Laymon for a score. William Laymon added a 1-yard touchdown. Dawson McNeal scored on a 5-yard run.

Jacob Oberle intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble. Michael Laymon contributed six tackles. William Laymon and Tyler Holmes earned tackles for losses.

Chase (0-4, 0-3) was led by quarterback Christian Cavender, who completed a 52-yard touchdown pass to Brady Christiansen and a 55-yard scoring strike to Drayton Griffitt.

Central Plains 28 30 6 – 64

Chase 0 14 0 – 14

CP–Michael Laymon 1 run (Karter Beck pass from M. Laymon)–8:53

CP–M. Laymon 7 run (run failed)–7:32

CP–M. Laymon 9 run (run failed)–5:02

CP–M. Laymon 25 interception return (Dawson McNeal run)–1:32

CP–Cole Lamatsch 12 run (run failed)–11:54

CP–Dawson McNeal 5  run (Evan Stratmann run)–9:25

C–Brady Christiansen 52 pass from Christian Cavender (pass failed)–9:02

CP–William Laymon 1 run (W. Laymon run)–3:32

C–Drayton Griffitt 55 pass from C. Cavender (Griffitt pass from C. Cavender)–2:04

CP–W. Laymon 18 pass from Lamatsch (run)–0:37

CP–Lamatsch 27 run–7:35


RUSHING–CP–35-225; McNeal 17-103; Lamatsch 5-53; William Laymon 9-44; Michael Laymon 4-25; C–12-15; Jaden Friesner 6-11; Alex Cavender 1-6; Christian Cavender 5-(-2)

PASSING–CP–Lamatsch 3-8-0, 48; M. Laymon 1-4-0, 7; C–C. Cavender 7-18-2, 187

RECEIVING–CP–W. Laymon 1-18; Jacob Oberle 1-15; Karter Beck 1-15; Lamatsch 1-7; C–Griffitt 2-64; Friesner 3-58; Christiansen 1-52; Alex Cavender 1-0.



WILSON – Wilson tailback Cooper Weinhold scored seven touchdowns and 311 yards rushing as the Dragons roared past Otis-Bison 50-46 in 8-Man, District 5. Weinhold scored on runs of 1, 3, 4, 10, 12, 31 and 40 yards.

Wilson (3-1, 2-0 District) trailed 46-30, but scored the final three touchdowns to shock the Cougars. Camryn Eberhart scored on an 8-yard run and Wilson recovered a Cougar fumble. Weinhold scored on a 31-yard run and converted the game-winning 3-yard score with 2:25 left.

Hard-luck Otis-Bison (0-4, 0-3 District) was sparked by red-hot quarterback Kaden Foust, who completed five touchdown passes with 236 yards passing. Dalton Regan caught scoring passes of 29, 42 and 51 yards. Bryce Frazier caught a 25-yard scoring strike and Christian Roth converted a 19-yard touchdown pass.

Christian Roth scored a 71-yard kickoff return and Regan's 29-yard touchdown reception gave the Cougars a 46-30 lead with 8:55 left. Foust cntribted 71/2 tackles and an interception. Other tackle leaders were Nathan Roth (8), Ky Schartz (71/2) and Christian Roth (71/2).

Otis-Bison 6 20 12 8 – 46

Wilson 6 12 12 20 – 50

W–Cooper Weinhold 40 run (run failed)–10:22

OB–Christian Roth 11 run (pass failed)–7:57

OB–Bryce Frazier 25 pass from Kaden Foust (Foust run)–11:54

W–Weinhold 4 run (run failed)–8:05

W–Weinhold 12 run (pass failed)–3:11

OB–Dalton Regan 43 pass from Foust (pass failed)–1:32

OB–C. Roth 19 pass from Foust (pass failed)–0:23

W–Weinhold 10 run (run failed)–7:27

OB–Regan 51 pass from Foust (run failed)–7:21

W–Weinhold 1 run (pass failed)–1:29

OB–C. Roth 71 kickoff return (pass failed)–1:16

OB–Regan 29 pass from Foust (Regan pass from Foust)–8:55

W–Camryn Eberhart 8 run (pass failed)–7:56

W–Weinhold 31 run (Weinhold pass from C. Eberhart)–7:07

W–Weinhold 3 run (run failed)–2:25

RUSHING–OB–29-143; Roth 15-77; Foust 11-56; Frazier 2-10; Eston Juno 1-0; W–49-385; Weinhold 32-311; C. Eberhart 16-66; Memphis Eberhart 1-8

PASSING–OB–Foust, 12-15-0, 236; W–C. Eberhart, 4-8-1, 66; M. Eberhart 1-1-0, 0

RECEIVING–OB–Regan 6-151; Ky Schwartz 3-32; Roth 2-28; Frazier 1-25; W–M. Eberhart 2-46; Dylan Crawford 1-13; Weinhold 1-7; C. Eberhart 1-0


CONWAY SPRINGS – The Ellinwood Eagles enjoyed their best highlight on the final play of the game – a 46-yard pass from backup quarterback Drew Heinz to Colby Zink.

Eagle Gage Hosman dashed 12 yards for a first down. Tailback Colby Heinz gained 15 yards on 12 rushes. Ellinwood's Jonathan Mason had tackles on back-to-back plays. Caleb Robl and Devyn Johnson also had tackles for losses.

The Cardinals (3-1) led 58-0 at halftime, triggering a running clock in the final 24 minutes. Cardinal Jonathan Wright scored two rushing touchdowns and converted a 37-yard interception return for a score. Lighting-fast Cole Schulte scored on a 63- and 65-yard punt returns. Derrick Smith scored two rushing touchdowns.

Ellinwood (0-4) has been outscored 248-0 in four games.

Ellinwood 0 0 0 0 – 0

C. Springs 44 14 0 0 – 58 

CS–Jonathan Wright 3 run (Heath Hilger run)

CS–Cole Schulte 63 punt return (Wright pass from Schulte)

CS–Wright 37 interception return (Schulte kick)

CS–Hilger 11 run (Schulte kick)

CS–Derrick Smith 7 run (Schulte kick)

CS–Schulte 65 punt return (Schulte kick)

CS–Wright 34 run (Schulte kick) 

CS–Smith 49 run (Schulte kick)

RUSHING–E–28-6; Gage Hosman 1-12; Colby Heinz 15-12; Drew Heinz 2-4; Aiden Ricker 5-(-5); Nathan Ringwald 4-(-11); team 1-(-6)

PASSING–E–Drew Heinz 1-2-0, 46; Ringwald 2-7-2, 9

RECEIVING–E–Cody Zink 1-46; Parker Scheck 1-5; Hosman 1-4.



LACROSSE – LaCrosse secured six takaways and scored three defensive touchdowns to roll past St. John 76-0 in an 8-Man 1, District 6 football opener. The Leopards (1-2, 1-0 District) scored what is believed a state record 70 points in the first quarter.

Leopard Colby Stull scored four touchdowns, two off fumble returns. Bryce Conner scored on an interception return. The Leopards scored five touchdowns in the opening 2:22 to lead 40-0. Gage Burk, Devin Spencer and Lari also recovered fumbles. Brodie Schmidt scored three touchdowns and Gage Burk and Devin Spencer scored TDs.

"It got out of hand pretty quickly when our defense had several big takeaways," said LaCrosse coach Jon Webster.

Caden McCandless caught a 10-yard pass and contributed 61/2 tackles. Halfback Uriel Calleros rushed for 13 yards for St. John (1-1, 0-1 District). 

St. John 0 0 – 0

LaCrosse 70 6 – 76

L–Colby Stull 44 run (Gage Burk pass from Bryce Conner)–11:44

L–Conner interception return (Burk pass from Conner)–11:35

L–Stull 32 fumble return (Cooper Barriger pass from Conner)–10:53

L–Stull 4 run (Brodie Schmidt run)–10:23

L–Stull 18 fumble return (Schmidt run)–9:38

L–Burk 12 run (Michael Staab run)–6:08

L–Schmidt 20 run (run failed)–3:47

L–Devin Spencer 2 run (Schmidt run)–0:49

L–Schmidt 32 run (Massimo Lari run)–0:32

L–Schmidt 6 run (run failed)–6:20


RUSHING–SJ–13-17; Uriel Calleros 3-13; Edwin Fernandez 2-3; Caden McCandless 8-1; L–23-213; Schmidt 4-60; Caden Morgan 8-51; Stull 2-48; Burk 2-18; Conner 1-15; Lari 2-12; Staab 2-6; Spencer 2-3

PASSING–SJ–Marco Ibarra 3-9-1, 14; L–Conner 1-1-0, 25

RECEIVING–SJ–McCandless 1-10; Braxton Younie 1-3; Alan Valenzuela 1-1; L–Stull 1-25.

FUMBLES RECOVERED–:L–Stull 2, Spencer 1, Burk 1, Lari 1; INTERCEPTION–Conner




Special to the Tribune

LARNED — For the third consecutive game, Larned had a bad third quarter that cost the Indians a chance for victory in a 35-20 loss in 3A, District 8 to Pratt Friday.

Leading 14-7 at halftime, Pratt scored 21 points after the break for a commanding 28-14 lead. In three straight losses Larned has been outscored 64-0 immediately following halftime.

Pratt (2-2, 1-0) plays at Cheney (4-0, 1-0 District) and Larned (0-3,0-1 District) travels to Holcomb (4-0, 1-0 District) next week.

Larned grabbed a 14-7 halftime lead on the strength of a 39-yard touchdown pass from Dillan Smith to Jack Stelter with 4:03 remaining in the first quarter and a 13-yard touchdown reception by Fernando Herrera from Smith with 5:15 remaining in the 2nd quarter.

Those two touchdowns by the Indians sandwiched a 20-yard touchdown run by Pratt’s Bryce Winsor.

After halftime it was a different story as Pratt switched offenses and moved to a Wildcat formation with Devon Weber taking the snaps and making most of the carries behind the blocking of fellow backs Enoch Walton and Bryce Winsor. Larned never solved the offense as the Greenbacks scored three straight touchdowns.

Pratt took the second half kickoff and methodically went 65 yards to tie the game at 14-14 on a 15-yard touchdown run by Winsor.

After holding Larned the Greenbacks scored on an 80-yard touchdown run by Devon Weber for a 21-14 lead.

Larned’s offense could not get any traction in the second half due to outstanding defensive line play by the Greenbacks. Pratt’s 220-pound nose guard Mason Melcher, gave Larned fits. After another Larned punt the Greenbacks put together another long drive and with 11:04 remaining in the game Weber again scored, on a 3-yard touchdown run for a 28-14 lead.

Larned responded as Jack Stelter got behind the defense and grabbed a 74-yard touchdown pass from Dillan Smith but the Indians had a bad snap on the extra point resulting in a 28-20 deficit with 10:17 remaining in the game. Pratt quarterback Blake Coss completed a 13-yard touchdown pass for a 35-20 final.

The Greenbacks pounded Larned with 289 rushing yards, led by Devon Weber with 183. Blake Coss completed just 1 of 3 passes and 1 touchdown.

Larned continued to struggle with 44 rushing yards. Smith completed 17 passes for 243 yards. The Indians lost one fumble.

The Indians were flagged 10 times totalling 89 yards, ending several promising drives.




PRATT — Pratt Skyline rolled past the Macksville Mustangs 46-0 in 8-Man 1, District 6 football. Macksville (1-2, 0-1) plays LaCrosse (2-1, 1-0)and Skyline (4-0, 1-0) travels to Kinsley (2-2, 0-1) next week.



KIOWA — South Barber's QB Gatlin Jewell and RB Emilio Perez were too much for the Stafford Trojans in 8-Man 2, District 6. South Barber (2-2, 2-1) plays at Peabody (2-2, 2-1) and Stafford (2-2, 0-2) plays Caldwell (4-0) at home next week.