Knight JH Football Tops Whitko

The Southwood 7th grade team posted a 26-0 victory scoring in each period Tuesday. Mason Yentes started the scoring with a 33 yard run, and followed that with a 9 yard pass reception for our second tally. Carson Rich added the extra point with a 3 yard catch. In the third quarter Tristan Hayslett broke away to score on a 58 yard pass play. Dawson Filip topped that with an 87 yard scoring play in the fourth. Alex Farr was 9-13 passing for 209 yards.
On defense the Knights were solid with Cody Gaylourd and Connor Rich grabbing interceptions to shut down Wildcat drives. There were 5 tackles for loss by the team and also strong efforts from Mason Yentes, Carson Rich, Elijah Sutton, Memphis Hiner, Jacob James, and Logan Barley.

The 8th Grade squad recorded a 22-0 win against the Wildcats. Neither team scored in the initial period, but Isaac Holloway laid-out to get things started on a 9 yard touchdown catch From Jackson Simons. This was followed by an extra-point catch by Gabe Lloyd. Gabe later broke free for a 60 yard run and scored in the 3rd period. The extra-point catch was by Ty Roser. The scoring was capped by a 20 yard touchdown run by Kyler Chapman in the forth. Gabe ran for 141 yards on 11 carries. Jackson Simons ran for 57 yards and was 5-10 for 25 yards passing.
On defense the Knights were in the Wildcats back field collecting 7 tackles for loss. Luke Kirk’s 3 tackles for loss headlined a great team effort. Braden Barney, Grant Whitham, Gabe Lloyd, Dillion Filip, Riley Whitesel, and Kyler Chapman also had excellent nights.

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