One West over another West

Kody Stricklin Announcer PicKyle Luetters Screen Shot 2014-09-03 at 1.07.32 PMIn a battle that featured offensive stars on both sides of the ball, the Longhorns of Parkway West were able to roll to victory against the Lions of Northwest Cedar Hill by the final score of 42-13 .
 
The Longhorns struck first with a nine yard rush by Nick Lewis which was quickly followed by a one yard fun for another touchdown by Simon Lindo before the end of the first quarter.
 
Brad Peeples was able to help the Lions get on the board with a two yard run to open the second quarter but the Longhorns remained in control. Austin Sisk connected with Wyatt Yess and Jake Seers for a pair of passing touchdowns while Lewis added another score on the ground.
 
In all, the Longhorns racked up nearly 425 yards of total offense on the evening.

Heading into round one of the playoffs, Parkway West will take on the Parkway Central Colts while Northwest Cedar Hill travels to face the Kirkwood Pioneers.

Lions Hook UP with Longhorns

Kyle Luetters Screen Shot 2014-09-03 at 1.07.32 PMKody Stricklin Announcer PicThe final regular season weekend in Missouri High School football actions features a match up between the Lions of Northwest Cedar Hill and the Longhorns of Parkway West.
 
The Lions are looking for their second win of the season as they take on Parkway West for Senior Night. A 42-18 loss against Fox last week dropped the team to 1-7 and hungry for a victory. Running back, Brad Peeples, continues to be a focal point for the Lion offense with over 500 yards on the ground and seven touchdowns for the season.

For the Longhorns, this game will be an opportunity to rebound from a 42-21 loss to Clayton last weekend. Win number three looks to be within grasp, if Parkway West can get the ball into the hands of Simon Lindo who is averaging 4.4 yards per carry and seven touchdowns in 2014.

FYI – A Tiger Beats a Jaguar

Kody Stricklin Announcer PicKyle Luetters Screen Shot 2014-09-03 at 1.07.32 PMWith a packed grandstand to cheer them on, the Tigers of Oakville High handed the Seckman High Jaguars a nasty defeat to the tune of 55-14.
 
It was homecoming for Oakville night as the affair kicked off with temperatures in the high 40’s. Tiger Senior Carvon Robinson stole the show as he assembled a stat line like no other. Robinson completed 14 of 17 passes for 389 yards and added another 108 yards on the ground, while throwing for 6 touchdown passes. The opening play of the game featured Robinson connecting to Arsante’ Conners for an 83 yard touchdown reception. Robinson’s outstanding performance coupled with a Tiger defense that forced four turnovers led to a decisive victory over the visiting Jags.
 
For Seckman, one bright spot was the wildcat formation and the play of senior Cole Luaders. The bruising back gashed the Tiger front-line during the second quarter of play. It was a small victory for a team that fell to 1-6 on the season.
Heading into next week, Oakville will square off against division rival Mehlville while Seckman takes on a stout group from Jackson. Both games are a 7:00 p.m. kickoff.

River Wars Football in SOCO

Kyle Luetters Screen Shot 2014-09-03 at 1.07.32 PMKody Stricklin Announcer PicThe first weekend in October brings about week number seven of prep football in the state of Missouri. Coming into the latest edition of action under the lights of Friday night is a match-up between two teams looking to gain traction.

The Oakville Tigers will take on the Seckman Jaguars at 7:00 p.m. with Oakville as the home team. The Tigers are coming off a tough loss at Layfette (42-13) and will depend on quarterback Carvon Robinson for success. The 5’11 senior has been the focal point of the Tigers offense as he has contributed five touchdowns through the air and five on the ground. With that level of production, Jaguar coach Jeff Taylor and his staff will have to come up with some way to stop the red hot quaterback.

Speaking of the Jaguars, they are coming off of their first win of the season, a 21-7 victory over Northwest Cedar Hill. Joe Ambrose has continued to carry the load offensively for Seckman as the Junior tailback is closing in 600 yards for the season. Watch for Ambrose to be the highlight of the Jaguar attack.

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Northwest Homecoming Takes a Hit

Kyle Luetters Screen Shot 2014-09-03 at 1.07.32 PMIn week four of area High School football action, the Park Hills Central Rebels traveled to House Springs, Missouri for a showdown with the Lions of Northwest High. In the end, the Rebels proved to be too much as they handed the Lions their third loss of the season by besting them, 40-0, on homecoming night.

Coming into the matchup, the Rebels were riding a three game winning streak while the Lions were looking to get back to .500 after a 1-2 start to the year.

Even with the tandem of Minor Strong and Brad Peeples at running back, the Lions offense stalled early and watched as the Rebels blocked a punt, which turned into early points. That tone, set early, would follow the Lions throughout the game as they often had trouble gaining positive yardage on the ground.

Rebel Running backs Brandon Mayberry and Drew Harlow completed highlight worthy, 20+ yard runs for touchdowns as quarterback Jake Bridges connected with receiver Braydon Manion on numerous occasions for spectacular plays.

It is worth mentioning that the two teams drew a combined 26 penalites, which is sure to be a coaching point in practice this week.

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The Lions will continue to search for answers as they host Oakville Tigers at home. The Rebels will also be at home as they host the Potosi Trojans. Both games will be a 7:00 p.m. kick off on Friday, September 19th.

Rockwood Summit Continues to Win

ROCKWODDSPORTNETWORKSummit Continues to Fire on All Cylinders, Win 51-0.

In week two of the 2014 season, the Rockwood Summit Falcons looked to be in mid-season form with an impressive 51-0 win over the Seckman Jaguars. On a night dedicated to the late Falcon, Ryan Hummert, Summit put on a display in all three phases of the game, gaining 450 total yards during the game. The standout of the night was junior, Jordan Haliburton. Haliburton accounted for 272 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns in the first half alone; scoring on an 87 yard run, 29 yard catch, and a 75 yard punt return. The junior receiver was not the only standout for the Falcons, senior Keecie Powell rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns to help lead the rushing attack. Junior Brenden Keller was 7 for 11 for 103 yards and a touchdown, as well. The Falcon defense stood tall, limiting the Jaguars to only 170 total yards and securing the coveted shutout.

The Jaguars struggled to maintain any type of rhythm throughout the night. While they showed flashes of promise, they never could string together a scoring drive against the vaunted Summit defense. Junior Joe Ambrose carried the ball 15 times for 43 yards, and junior Garret St. John caught two passes for 56 yards. Seckman struggled to keep sophomore quarterback, Connor McCoy, upright throughout the night. The sophomore was sacked four times and was hounded throughout the night by the tenacious Falcon defense.

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Both teams will return to non-conference action next Friday. Seckman will head home searching for answers before their home opener and take on Jefferson county foe, the Hillsboro Hawks (1-1). Summit will look to continue their torrid start to the season as they go on the road to take on the Parkway West Longhorns (1-1).

Preview of the Seckman @ Summit Football Game

football picROCKWODDSPORTNETWORKIn week two of the 2014 football season, the Rockwood Summit Falcons welcome the Seckman Jaguars for their home opener.   

The Falcons are coming off of a very impressive 21-9 road victory over last year’s MSHSAA Class 5 runner’s up, the Colts of Parkway Central.   Trailing 9-7 in the 3rd quarter, Jordan Haliburton (Jr.) returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown. From there, Rockwood Summit was in control as they limited Parkway Central to just 2.9 yards per play and forced two turnovers.  Sam Pennington (Jr.) led the rushing attack for the Falcons by racking up 85 yards on just six carries.   

WHAT TO WATCH FOR:

The Jaguars come into this matchup searching for answers following a 28-0 loss at the hands of the Pattonville Pirates.  Seckman couldn’t stop Pattonville’s duo of quarterback, Kaleb Eleby (Fr.), and receiver, Jake Stroker (Sr.). The duo connected eight times for 151 yards and three touchdowns. One area of promise for Seckman was, Joe Ambrose (Jr.).  The junior carried the ball 22 times for 85 yards, and also caught five passes for 72 yards. Ambrose ended up accounting for 157 of Seckman’s 189 yards of total offense.  Click here to VIEW that game …