BELTON, MO. Veritas Christian School cruised to a 64-42 victory over Heartland Christian on Friday night in the final football game of the regular season.
Quarterback Michael Kay gained 124 yards rushing off 24 carries and scored on a pair of one-yard runs. He also completed 12 of 16 passes for 240 yards and four TDs.
He hit Jeremiah Johnson on TD strikes of 24 and 20 yards and Isaiah Dover on TD strikes of 45 and 46 yards. Johnson, who had 10 catches for 149 yards, also scored on a 10-yard run and had three two-point conversion receptions from Kay. Dover, who had two catches for 91 yards, also had a two-point reception from Kay.
Hogan Randall scored on a nine-yard run, while Ethan Kay recovered a fumble in the end zone for a score.
Johnson and Randall had 12 tackles, and Daniel Metcalf nine for the winners.
"Our offense did well. Our protection from the offensive line was very good," Veritas coach Doug Bennett said. "Michael made some nice passes. Jeremiah and Isaiah did a nice job catching the ball and running after the catch. For the most part, we were able to move the ball. We had only one punt tonight and just one turnover. Most of the time we were able to score."
Veritas (4-5) will travel to Topeka Cair Paravel for a Kansas Christian Athletic Association playoff game at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Veritas enters as No. 4 seed in the four-team playoffs.