McLouth and Oskaloosa each lost but avoided shutouts with fourth-quarter touchdowns Friday night in area high school football.
At McLouth, the Bulldogs fell to Troy, 28-7. Running back Scott Gaskell scored on a four-yard run before McLouth fell to 1-4.
In Highland, Oskaloosa foiled three Blue Streak extra points, but couldn't capitalize. Steve Farmer's 12-yard touchdown run put the Bears on the board, but they fell to 0-5.
Next week's area football schedule has Centralia at Eudora, McLouth at Valley Falls, Jefferson North at Oskaloosa and Tonganoxie at Perry-Lecompton.