Prep football roundup: Belton pulls away to top Chrisman, stay unbeaten
William Chrisman pulled within 14 points of undefeated Belton in the third quarter but couldn’t get any closer in a Suburban Middle Six football loss Friday.
Mitchell Cory booted a 39-yard field goal in the third quarter to cut the Bears’ deficit to 24-10, but the host Pirates pulled away for the win to improve to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the conference.
Belton raced to a 24-0 lead in the first half, but Chrisman cut into that when Kameron Thompson scored on a 3-yard run just before halftime to make it 24-7.
The Bears later added a safety in the second half to make it 31-12.
Chrisman dropped to 1-7 overall and 1-3 in the conference.
PARK HILL 27, LEE’S SUMMIT NORTH 10: Park Hill outscored Lee’s Summit North 20-3 in the second half to pull away for a Suburban Big Eight win Friday.
Quarterback Tre Baker scored on a 4-yard run with 3:06 left in the second quarter to tie it 7-7 for the Broncos (4-4, 2-4 Big Eight).
Park Hill scored with four minutes left in the third quarter to regain a 14-7 lead.
Seth Simpson’s 29-yard field goal with 8:31 left in the game cut North’s deficit to 14-10, but the Trojans scored on a 20-yard TD pass and a 60-yard TD run to pull away.
LABETTE COUNTY 12, ST. MICHAEL 7: All the scoring came in the first half as St. Michael the Archangel fell to Labette County (Kan.) Friday in Oswego, Kansas.
Dillon Zaun threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Michael Stufflebean to put the Guardians ahead 7-6 with 7:22 left in the second quarter.
But Griffin Eaton scored on a 2-yard run with 22 seconds left to put Labette ahead for good.
Caleb Briggs ran for 53 yards on 15 carries and Zaun was 9 of 30 passing for 121 yards, one TD and one interception. The Guardians (3-4) also lost a fumble.