Patrick Gutierrez scored on a 32-yard pass from Joe Simpson with 1:41 remaining to put Seabury ahead, then scored on a 31-yard interception return with 56 seconds left to preserve the Seahawks’ 62-60 victory over Independence Home School in high school football Friday night.
Seabury overcame a 38-18 halftime deficit, outscoring Independence 44-22 in the second half.
Simpson completed 16 of 20 passes for 352 yards and seven touchdowns and had 416 all-purpose yards. Marcus Allen gained 178 yards on 12 carries with one touchdown and 461 all-purpose yards. Max Easter had two interceptions for the Seahawks, and Gutierrez and Charlie Arnold each made 14 solo tackles.
Seabury (1-2) will play Friday at Wichita Word of Life.
IHS 14 24 14 8 — 60
Seabury 6 12 24 20 — 62
Bryce Copeland 31 pass from Joe Simpson (run failed)
Marcus Allen 60 pass from Simpson (pass failed)
Copeland 3 pass from Simpson (run failed)
Charlie Arnold 25 pass from Simpson (Patrick Gutierrez run)
Allen 53 run (Simpson run)
Allen 6 pass from Simpson (Gutierrez run)
Allen 65 pass from Simpson (run failed)
Gutierrez 32 pass from Simpson (run failed)
Gutierrez 31 interception return (Gutierrez run)