TMS football splits with Lansing
Tonganoxie Middle School’s seventh-grade team scored six touchdowns in a 44-8 shellacking of Lexington Trails this week.
Grant Elston helped the Warriors (4-2) on half of those scores, racking up three touchdowns with a pass to Austin Ettinger, a run and an interception return.
Ettinger also ran for a touchdown, as did Ethan Phillips and Dalton Trimble.
Elston also ran for a pair of two-point conversions and completed a pass to Dawson Jones on another try.
Lucas Skaggs ran for Tonganoxie’s other successful two-point attempt.
8th grade falls on road
The TMS eighth-grade team lost on the road to Lexington Trails, 39-16.
Jared Somers passed to Carl Hecht for one of the Warriors’ touchdowns and Hecht returned the favor with a TD pass to Somers on the team’s other score.
Somers and Asher Huseman each ran for a two-point conversion for Tonganoxie (3-2-1).
Both TMS teams play Lansing at 4:15 p.m. on Oct. 19. The seventh grade plays on the road and eighth grade has a home game.