TMS football teams open season with win, tie
Tonganoxie Middle School’s seventh-grade football team opened its season Wednesday with a 24-12 road victory at Mill Creek.
Austin Ettinger ran for two of the Warriors’ three touchdowns. The other TD came on a pass from Grant Elston to Lucas Skaggs. Elston also scored on three separate two-point conversions.
The seventh-graders’ next game is at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, when TMS (1-0) plays host to Monticello Trails.
TMS 8th-graders tie
Tonganoxie’s eighth-grade squad began its season at home against Mill Creek but the game ended in a 20-20 tie after overtime.
Jared Somers scored all three of the Warriors’ touchdowns.
The TMS eighth-graders (0-0-1) travel on Tuesday to Monticello Trails.