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Archive for Tuesday, October 5, 2004

David Mitchell’s weekly football report

October 5, 2004

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City

Jeff Colter

Lawrence High

HT: 5-foot-9

WT: 160

Position: RB-CB

The game: Colter rushed for 238 yards on 25 carries and caught one pass for 38 yards in the Lions' 42-21 victory at Shawnee Mission South. Five of Colter's carries went for 10 yards or more. LHS finished with 433 yards rushing and won its second straight after an 0-3 start.

Coach's comments: "He's and outstanding back," LHS coach Dirk Wedd said. "He gets the maximum yards every carry. The offensive line did an outstanding job, but he got some yards by himself."

Area

Kevin Stewart

McLouth

HT: 5-11

WT: 160

Position: RB-DB

The game: Stewart rushed for 275 yards on 35 carries in McLouth's 29-18 victory over Valley Falls. He scored on runs of 8, 50 and 62 yards as the Bulldogs (4-1) bounced back from their first loss.

Coach's comments: "Kevin's a hard-working kid," McLouth coach Harry Hester said. "He's such a great competitor. We try to give him a crease, and he really makes us look good."

School (Record) Previous Rank Last Week This Week Note
1. Eudora (4-1) 2 beat Central Heights, 48-0 at De Soto Cards have won three straight.
2. De Soto (4-1) 1 lost to And. Co., 10-7, in OT vs. Eudora 'Cats had won four in a row
3. Mill Valley (4-1) 3 beat Bonner Springs, 28-0 vs. Santa Fe Trail Jags have won four straight.
4. Baldwin (4-1) 4 beat Ottawa, 27-7 at Pr. View Bulldogs' only loss was a one-point defeat at Louisburg
5. (tie) Tonganoxie (4-1) 5 beat Santa Fe Trail 42-8 vs. Basehor Chieftains bounced back from 21-14 loss to Mill Valley.
5. McLouth (4-1) NR beat Valley Falls, 29-18 at Troy Bulldogs rebounded from 28-0 home loss to Jefferson County North.

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