Football season continues for Hannibal, Palmyra, South Shelby, Centralia and Brookfield.

 

Hannibal 22 Mexico 14
Hannibal took the lead on the first play of the second quarter on a 45 yard run by Jerry McBride. Mexico answered with an 8 play, 80 yard drive. Spencer Thomas hit Cameron Holman with a 44 yard touchdown pass and a tie.. Defenses reigned until midway through the fourth quarter. Mexico took a 14-7 lead with a 6 play, 77 yard drive capped by a 59 yard run by Karsten Ekern. Hannibal responded in a big way. Jerry McBride returned the kickoff to the Bulldogs 48. From there it was the Shamar Griffith show. He changed the scoreboard three plays later with a 19 yard run. A two point conversion run for Griffith behind the blocking of Dylan Powell and the Pirates offensive line put Hannibal up 15-14. On Mexico's next play from scrimmage, Will Sewell forced and recovered a fumble. Sewell returned it 38 yards for a touchdown. Shamar Griffith had 98 yards on 20 carries. Jerry McBride 57 yards on 12 carries. Karsten Ekern wraps up his career with 152 yards on 26 carries.
Elsewhere in Class 4…
Kearney 43 Platte County 3
Borgia @ Westminister today
St. Dominic @ University City today
Cape Girardeau Central 35 Farmington 14
Afton 36 Vashon 12
Webb City 45 West Plains 12
Harrisonville 58 KC Center 20

Palmyra 40 Clark County 19

Clark scored first. Palmyra took control with 30 unanswered points. Palmyra is at Lutheran North in the quarterfinals next Saturday.

ELSEWHERE IN CLASS 2
Malden 42 Caruthersville 35
Cardinal Ritter 52 Festus Jefferson 30
Liberty Mountain View 52 Fair Grove 0
Lamar 58 Summit Christian 7
Lafayette County 59 Fr. Tolton 29
Brookfield 43 East Buchanan 18
CLASS 1
Valle 44 Mark Twain 0
South Shelby 35 Paris 28
Marceline 35 Westran 0
SShelby v Marceline next Saturday
CLASS 3
Centralia 43 Wright City 12
Blair Oaks 48 Fulton 29
Blair Oaks @ Centralia SAT