Area roundup: Eagles pound Peabody to move to 2-1

By Steve Sell
September 16, 2017

The Canton-Galva Eagles finally have a winning streak.

And they did it in resounding fashion.

A week after winning by the point rule over Rural Vista to even their record at 1-1, the Eagles raced to a 46-0 rout of Peabody on Friday to improve to 2-1 under first-year coach Shelby Hoppes.

Sophomore quarterback Landon Everett continues to play well beyond his years as he had a hand in five scores, throwing for three and running for two.

Everett passed for 94 yards and Dylan Wood had 70 yards in receiving, good for three touchdowns. Jonah Sargent furnished two more touchdowns, while the Eagles’ defense stepped up as it has allowed only 6 points in the last two games.

• Hesston 56, Larned 35 — In a game where defense was only an afterthought, the Swathers outscored the Indians, including 28 points in the second quarter and 21 in the fourth. Larned had led 21-7 early before the Swathers caught fire.

Runaway freight train Parker Roth again went over the 200-yard mark with 215 and three touchdowns. Cameron Cox threw for 211 and four scores, with Reese Nebel catching 7 for 172 yards and three TDs. Roth also caught a touchdown to give him four scores on the night.

Jesus Ramirez added a defensive touchdown on a fumble recovery and Jorge Morales was 8 of 8 on PATs.

Hesston is now 2-1 on the year.

• Little River 58, Wakefield 12 — Peyton Harvey set the tone by returning the opening kickoff for a touchdown and the floodgates opened from there as Little River is now 2-1, while handing the Bombers their first loss.

Levi Swenson was 4 of 4 passing, three of them going for TDs. He totaled 104 yards through the air.

Hunter Thomas ran for 72 yards and three scores, Swenson had 66 yards and a score, while Harvey, Bronson Rains and Graham Stephens all had scoring catches.

• Smoky Valley 36, Haven 6 — Haven was the perfect tonic for Smoky Valley after last week’s Viking loss to Larned.

Smoky Valley got off to a slow start, up just 8-0 after a quarter, but picked up steam as the game went along.

The Vikings’ bread-and-butter, the run game, was a factor as Kyle Anderson ran for 103 yards, Riley Odell had 72 on 10 tries, Tim Lambert added 46 on 6 and Cort Elliott had 34 on 6.

Lambert had a pair of TDs, while also scoring were Anderson, Elliott and Zach Able, who caught a scoring pass from Bret Heitschmidt.

• Ell-Saline 28, Moundridge 14 — For the third straight week, the Wildcats were highly competitive, but are still looking for their first win.

The Wildcats had to play without starting quarterback Mason Dyck, out with an injury.

Ell-Saline led 22-0 at the half, so the Wildcats actually won the second half.

Damian Calderon scored MHS’ first touchdown, with the other coming on a 27-yard TD pass from Corbin Unruh to Noah Eichelberger.

Unruh threw for 76 yards, while Calderon led the ground game with 63 yards on 20 carries. Eichelberger had yet another good receiving game with 75 yards on four aerials.

• Sterling 41, Inman 7 — The Teutons fell to 0-3 as they continue to have struggles putting points on the board.

No game information was reported.