NORTON — Senior quarterback Jace Ruder had five rushing touchdowns and 200 rushing yards as the host Bluejays steamrolled Plainville, 40-10. Norton led 27-0 at halftime as Ruder scored the game’s first four touchdowns on runs of 42, 3, 55 and 2 yards.

Plainville’s first score came in the third quarter on a 28-yard field goal by Tanner Copeland. Norton’s Tevin Petrie tacked on a 73-yard TD run, part of his 138-yard night on the ground.

Plainville’s lone TD came in the fourth quarter. Sophomore quarterback Jordan Finnesy hit senior Chandler Cellmer from 38 yards. Finnesy had a solid night, completing 8 of 20 passes for 105 yards, but he also threw four interceptions. He had 186 yards rushing.

Plainville (0-2) is at home to face 2-0 Phillipsburg in Week 3. Norton takes on Oakley (1-1). The Plainsmen defeated Sublette, 21-0, in other action Friday.

Colby 49, La Crosse 7

In Colby, the host Eagles put up 29 points by halftime, and didn’t allow a La Crosse score until the fourth quarter as Colby rolled to 2-0.

The Eagles now have outscored their opponents — both 2A schools — 94-14. Jordan Schippers accounted for three touchdowns (two rushing, one receivign), while Zach Hart passed for two scores and ran one in for the Eagles. Schippers had an 89-yard touchdown run for the Eagles’ third score of the game.

La Crosse’s lone score came on a 13-yard run by Zak Brown, who had 41 yards on nine carries to lead the Leopards’ run game. Hunter Morgan completed 4 of 8 passes for 46 yards.

La Crosse (0-2) is at home against Washington County in Week 3, while Colby is at home to face Hugoton.

Victoria 60, Macksville 12

At Victoria, the Knights wasted little time in their home opener, jumping out to a 22-0 lead after the first quarter and a 46-6 lead by halftime.

Collin Kisner had a 35-yard rushing score, then a 44-yard rushing score sandwiched around a 1-yard run by Cooper Pfanenstiel — all in the first.

Kisner went on to finish with 181 rushing yards and three scores, while Pfanenstiel had 78 yards and two scores. Cooper Windholz added a pair of rushing scores, while Tyler Knoles put up 83 yards rushing.

Macksville (1-1) got on the board in the second quarter on a 23-yard pass.

The game ended via the mercy rule after Pfanenstiel’s 56-yard run in the third.

Victoria is at home to face Ellinwood (1-1) in Week 3.

Otis-Bison 56, Ellinwood 0

In Otis, the host Cougars ended the game very early, though it had to go to halftime. The Cougars put up all of their 56 points in the first quarter — five touchdowns coming from Anton Foust in some form.

He started the scoring with a 2-yard run just 10 seconds into the game, then hit Blake Bahr for a 21-yard score a few minutes later. Then he hit Maitland Wiltse for a 4-yard score not even a minute later.

Foust then picked up a fumble and returned it for a score.

In all, Ellinwood had five turnovers and punted twice, putting up just 54 yards of offense. Foust had 52 rushing yards on six touches and completed 3 of 3 passes for 51 yards and three scores.

The Cougars travel to Claflin-Central Plains on Friday, while Ellinwood is in Victoria to face the 2-0 Knights.

Logan-Palco 70, Northern Valley 14

In Almena, Logan-Palco rolled to 2-0 by putting up 389 rushing yards and seven rushing scores to end the game by halftime. David Thompson had 176 rushing yards and three TDs on just 10 touches, while Blake Bouchey had 101 yards and two scores on just seven touches. Thompson also had a 79-yard punt return for a TD, and Bouchey added a pick 6.

Northern Valley scored both its touchdowns in the second quarter, one on a pass from Caden Kinderknecht to Jesus Saenz, the other on a run by Kinderknecht. He had 91 rushing yards to lead the way, and completed 12 of 27 passes for 126 yards with three interceptions.

The Trojans will face Kensington-Thunder Ridge in Logan on Friday. Northern Valley is at Triplains-Brewster (0-2).

St. Francis 56, Triplains-Brewster 0

In St. Francis, the host Indians rolled to 2-0 with their second straight shutout and halftime victory. Jordan Raby rushed for scores of 44, 7 and 4 yards, while Brady Dinkel threw three touchdown passes — two to Tate Busse for 29 and 28 yards. Dinkel added a 22-yard touchdown run and a 26-yard scoring pass in the second quarter.

The Indians are at Hill City (1-1) in a district game Friday, while Triplains-Brewster will take on Northern Valley in Brewster.

Hill City 64, Stockton 18

At Hill City, the Ringnecks jumped out to a 14-0 lead after the first quarter, then tacked on 30 more in the second, and never looked back, handing Stockton their second defeat.

Hill City (1-1) got three passing TDs and two rushing from Ethan Hamel. The senior completed 14 of 21 passes for 260 yards with one interception, and rushed for 129 yards on 10 touches. Jayce Hamel, a freshman, added 65 rushing yards and two scores, wile sophomore Dalen Journigan had three carries for 27 yards and a score.

Senior Dalton Stephen was on the receiving end of two scores from Hamel, and Garrett Handley, a senior, had 196 receiving yards on eight catches and a score.

Hill City will take on unbeaten St. Francis at home Friday, while Stockton is at home to face 2-0 Pike Valley.

Central Plains 44, Ness City 20

In Ness City, perennial state power Central Plains led 30-0 at halftime before Ness City got on the board with a 21-yard pass from John Pfannenstiel to Andres Rios. Ness City narrowed the gap to 30-14 on a Pfannenstiel 2-yard run in the fourth but couldn’t get closer as Central Plains responded with a 3-yard run by Jerred Bieberle, his first of two fourth-quarter rushing scores.

Pfannenstiel passes for 199 yards and two scores for the host Eagles, while Brennan Chacon had 28 yards to lead Ness City’s ground game.

Anthony Oberle led Central Plains with 110 yards on 14 rushes. Bieberle had seven carries for 57 yards, while quarterback Myles Menges was 5-of-13 for 137 yards and two scores, and added seven rushing yards a TD.

Central Plains (1-1) plays host to 2-0 Otis-Bison on Friday. Ness City seeks its first win against St. John.

South Gray 40, Trego 26

In the home opener from WaKeeney-Trego, the Golden Eagles had a 14-6 lead in the second quarter, but the visiting Rebels scored twice in the final minute of the half to take a 20-14 lead in to the locker room. Trego tied it up with a 5-yard pass from Keagen Shubert to Hunter Olson, but South Gray had three straight interceptions returned for touchdowns to put the game away.

Shubert completed 12 of 30 passes for 148 yards for the Golden Eagles, but had five interceptions. Olson caught two TD passes and Hunter Price the other.

Trego (1-1) is at home to face Quinter (0-2) on Friday.

Osborne 48, St. John’s-Tipton 0

In the Bulldogs’ home opener in Osborne, the hosts put up 40 points in the first quarter to put the game out of reach early.

Junior quarterback Darnell Holloway had two passing touchdowns, going 4-of-6 for 94 yards, while he rushed for 94 yards and two scores. Denton Schurr had the other rushing score for the Bulldogs as he finished with 35 yards on 10 touches. Osborne had six different running backs touch the ball in putting up 163 yards. St. John’s-Tipton finished with minus-1 rushing yards.

Kade Miller and Darrien Holloway each had a receiving touchdown for Osborne, which has outscored its first two opponents 108-14. The Bulldogs are at home to face 0-2 Lakeside on Friday.

Hoxie 46, Lakeside 0

In Hoxie, the host Indians spread the ball to six different rushers to put up 204 yards on the ground. Lathan Schwartz led the way with 98 yards on 11 carries and three touchdowns. Jared Kennedy completed 4 of 8 passes for 80 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. Chris Cox also got six carries from the fullback spot for 25 yards and Hoxie’s other rushing score.

Hoxie has won its first two games 54-0 and 46-0 heading into its Week 3 matchup at Sharon Springs-Wallace County. Wallace County has yet to score in two tries this season against foes in Hoxie’s district. After a 46-0 defeat to St. Francis in Week 1, Wallace County fell 46-0 at Atwood-Rawlins County on Friday.

Area scores from Friday

Osborne 48, St. John’s-Tipton 0

Central Plains 44, Ness City 20

Otis-Bison 56, Ellinwood 0

Goodland 45, Wray (Colo.) 6

Hays High 21, Great Bend 20 (OT)

Colby 49, La Crosse 7

Hoxie 46, Lakeside 0

Logan-Palco 70, Northern Valley 14

Victoria 60, Macksville 12

Weskan 53, Natoma 6

Dighton 53, Decatur Community 8

Phillipsburg 23, Smith Center 0

Norton 40, Plainville 10

Russell 49, Sacred Heart 7

Rawlins County 46, Wallace County 0

South Gray 40, Trego 26

Hill City 64, Stockton 18

Oakley 21, Sublette 0

TMP 49, Ellis 13

St. Francis 56, Triplains-Brewster 0