ON 44 – SHAWNEE MISSION EAST 30
Olathe North wins Sectional Championship! The Eagles beat defending 6A State Champions, Shawnee Mission East in a defensive struggle. Friday night’s game against Shawnee Mission East proved to be a challenge for the Eagles but ended with a total of 207 yards and an overall 44-30 win.
Shawnee Mission East dominated in the beginning by gaining possession and grounding the clock. But, the Lancers were unable to score points against the Eagles Offense. Offense worked hard with a total of 22 rushing attempts. Storey Jackson succeeded with a 70-yard kickoff return for the Eagles while Isaiah Simmons ran a total of 74 yards with his longest being an impressive 66 yard gain while scoring 2 touchdowns.
Vinnie Shabazz rushed for 59 yards with his longest being 28 yards and scoring 1 touchdown. Matt Wright rushed for 10 yards and passed a total of 64 yards.
Olathe North, 10-1, will play Blue Valley, 9-2, next week for the 6A state title game.
Here are the game highlights below. Go EAGLES!