Archive for Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tonganoxie High football rolls on road, stays perfect at 3-0

Tonganoxie High coaches talk to their players Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, after THS defeated Spring Hill, 23-14, at the SHHS football stadium. The facility just opened, as the game between the two schools was the first to be played at the new Bronco stadium.

Tonganoxie High coaches talk to their players Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, after THS defeated Spring Hill, 23-14, at the SHHS football stadium. The facility just opened, as the game between the two schools was the first to be played at the new Bronco stadium.

September 21, 2017

The Tonganoxie High football team scored 55 points in the first half Friday against Bishop Ward in Kansas City, Kan.

THS used reserves much of the second half and nearly had a shutout, but the Cyclones scored late for their first touchdown of the season. Tonganoxie prevailed, 61-6, improving to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in Kaw Valley League play.

The Chieftains amassed 467 yards of total offense, 383 of which came on the ground.

Junior Korbin Riedel had three rushing touchdowns, while sophomore Cooper Cunningham and senior Dalton Bock each had a rushing touchdown. Bock had 173 rushing yards and Riedle 103.

Senior Caden Searcy had two receiving touchdowns, while fellow senior Dylan Kleidosty caught another.

Senior quarterback Mason Beach went 7-for-10 for 84 yards and three touchdowns.

Tonganoxie looks to stay perfect with another KVL matchup Friday, this time at home against Bonner Springs.

Kickoff is 7 p.m. at Beatty Field.

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