La Crosse wraps up title, will host Plainville
By The Hays Daily News
The La Crosse High School football team wrapped up an unbeaten district title by shutting out Medicine Lodge in the first half and led 40-0 at the break on Friday night, then won 46-12 to move to 9-0.
The Leopard offense posted long TD runs from Marshall Jay and Andrew Jay in the second quarter, and Jack Garcia threw a TD pass and ran a punt back for a TD.
Andrew Jay had two carries for 56 yards, one a 54-yard score. Marshall Jay had scoring runs of 86 yards and 27 yards. Garcia finished 2 of 5 passing for 92 yards and a pair of scores.
The Leopards play host to Plainville in the first round of the Class 2-1A playoff Friday.
Plainville (5-4) defeated Washington County 41-12 on Friday night to earn the runner-up spot behind Smith Center. Smith Center (7-2) wrapped up its season with a 64-0 victory against winless Republic County.
On Thursday, Oberlin disposed of Leoti-Wichita County 62-14 to secure its playoff berth. The Red Devils got three TD runs in the first half from quarterback/running back Dayton Dreher and three TD runs from Chris Anderson and a long TD pass from Dreher to Anderson. Dreher finished with six carries for 134 yards and Anderson had nine touches for 132 yards.
The Red Devils will travel to take on 8-1 Meade on Friday. Smith Center hosts 4-5 Sterling, the team that ended Smith Center's season a year ago.
La Crosse 46 Medicine Lodge 12
Medicine Lodge (3-6) 0 0 6 6 -- 12
La Crosse (9-0) 20 20 6 0 -- 46
L -- A. Jay 2 run (PAT failed).
L -- T. Yohe 78 pass from Garcia (Moeder run).
L -- Garcia 53 punt return (PAT failed).
L -- M. Jay 86 run (Storie run).
L -- A. Jay 54 run (PAT failed).
L -- Yohe 14 pass from Garcia (PAT failed).
L -- M. Jay 27 run (PAT failed).
M -- Beecher 4 run (PAT failed).
M -- Beecher 15 run (PAT failed).
Oberlin 62, Wichita County 14
Oberlin (5-4) 28 26 0 8 -- 62
Wichita County (1-8) 0 0 7 7 -- 14
O -- Dreher 62 run (PAT good).
O -- Dreher 17 run (PAT good).
O -- Anderson 2 run (PAT good).
O -- Dreher 27 run (PAT good).
O -- Anderson 15 run (PAT good).
O -- Anderson 36 pass from Dreher (PAT failed).
O -- Anderson 21 run (PAT good).
O -- Nelson 1 run (PAT failed).
W -- Northrup 40 run (PAT good).
O -- Juenemann 2 run (Nelson run).
W -- Budde 72 run (PAT good).