CLAFLIN — Central Plains High School’s football team remains undefeated in Eight-Man Division-I’s District 5 after a 40-20 win over Lincoln on Friday night.
Oilers quarterback Braeden Crites continues to add to his statistics as he rushed for a team-leading 103 yards and two touchdowns.
Crites also completed 14 of 22 passes for 240 yards and three touchdowns. He did throw one interception.
Layne Bieberle reeled in nine catches for 187 yards and three scores.
Carson Kirmer also rushed for a TD for Central Plains, which is 6-1 overall and 3-0 in district play.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Eight-Man Division-I District 5
Central Plains 40, Lincoln 20
Lincoln 6 0 14 0 — 20
Central Plains 6 14 6 14 — 40
Lincoln — Joe Myers 35 run (pass failed), 7:44
Central Plains — Carson Kirmer 1 run (run failed), 3:19
Central Plains — Braeden Crites 30 run (pass failed), 6:44
Central Plains — Layne Bieberle 31 pass from Crites (Crites run), :10
Lincoln — Zac Walter 14 run (Walter run), 7:09
Central Plains — Bieberle 32 pass from Crites (pass failed), 5:48
Lincoln — Jerod Obermueller 18 pass from Walter (run failed), :43
Central Plains — Crites 65 run (pass failed), 1:50
Central Plains — Bieberle 15 pass from Crites (Crites run), :04
South Central 66,
MACKSVILLE — South Central managed 52 points in the first quarter, and added to its lead in the second and third quarters to end the game early due to the 45-point rule.
The Timberwolves contained Macksville quarterback Tanner Tranbarger, holding him to negative rushing yardage.
Tranbarger completed 8 of 11 passes for 111 yards and one score.
Kaden Herman was on the receiving end of that touchdown.
The Mustangs are 1-6 overall, 1-3 in Eight-Man D-I District 6 play.
South Central 66, Macksville 16
South Central 52 8 6 — 66
Macksville 16 0 0 — 16
South Central — Nathan Brooks 19 pass from Stetsen Underwood (Brooks pass from Underwood)
South Central — Underwood 51 punt return (Coby Lindsay run)
Macksville — Tanner Tranbarger 66 kickoff return (Tranbarger run)
South Central — Underwood 71 kickoff return (Gerald Morehead pass from Underwood)
South Central — Underwood 41 run (Colton Herd run)
South Central — Brooks 30 pass from Underwood (pass failed)
Macksville — Kaden Herman 15 pass from Tranbarger (Jordan Welch pass from Tranbarger)
South Central — Underwood 47 run (Herd run)
South Central — Underwood 24 run (run failed)
South Central — Koy Alexander 24 pass from Underwood (Herd run)
South Central — Underwood 30 run
Western Plains 26
OTIS — Heading into the Week 7 game, Otis-Bison had scored 100 points this season.
The Cougars missed doubling their season total by 28 points in earning their first win of the year.
Cougars quarterback Kole Urban rushed for 203 yards and six touchdowns in the game.
Otis-Bison improved to 1-6 overall, 1-2 in Eight-Man D-II District 7 play.
St. John-Hudson 34
ST. JOHN — St. John held a 34-32 lead heading into the final quarter.
Skyline managed to pull ahead with 9:12 remaining in the game, and the Tigers couldn’t regain the advantage.
Schuyler Brown rushed for 140 yards and three touchdowns for St. John, which drops to 2-5 overall, 1-3 in Eight-Man D-I District 6.
St. John quarterback Jorge Calleros rushed for a touchdown, and Juan Neri-Leon added a TD.
Scott City 14,
SCOTT CITY — Scott City’s defense shut down Hoisington.
The Cardinals managed 82 yards of total offense, including a team-leading 37 rushing yards from Nolan McCurry.
Hoisington drops to 2-4 overall, and 0-1 in Class 3A District 15 action.
STAFFORD — Stafford piled on 46 points in the second quarter to end the game at halftime due to the 45-point rule.
Ethan Johnson torched Norwich for 202 rushing yards and three touchdowns.
Tristin Paulsen added 130 yards and a trio of scores.
Austin Ceniti rushed for 61 yards and one score, as well as recording 85 receiving yards and another touchdown.
Derek McClure completed 3 of 5 passes for 101 yards and one score.
The Trojans improved to 5-2, 3-1 in Eight-Man D-II District 4 play.
Medicine Lodge 50,
MEDICINE LODGE — Ellinwood trailed 36-22 at halftime and couldn’t make up the difference on Friday night.
Kaleb Schartz unleashed 113 rushing yards and two touchdowns.
Gavin Vink also rushed for a pair of scores, along with 22 yards, and Colton Churchill added another 90 yards and a rushing TD.
The Eagles fall to 0-7, 0-2 in 2A District 5 action.
— Kevin Price