Hutchinson 45, Dodge City 7
Monty Montgomery led the way with two defensive touchdowns in the Blue Dragon blowout 45-7 win over the Dodge City Conquistadors Saturday.
Hutchinson (8-1, 7-0), won its sixth-consecutive game. HCC has a bye next Saturday before a showdown with No. 2 Garden City at noon on Nov. 3 at Gowans Stadium.
Montgomery he took the ball right out of the hands of a Dodge City ball carrier and sprinted 20 yards into the end zone for a touchdown in the first quarter. His second defensive came in the third quarter when he picked off Dodge City’s Drew Harris for a 25-yard touchdown
Hutchinson held Dodge City to 251 total yards with four takeaways and three quarterback sacks. Dodge City was 2 for 15 on third down and 0 for 2 on fourth down.
Butler 35, Fort Scott 14
The Grizzlies jumped on top of Fort Scott early to take a 21-7 first quarter lead. Butler leaned heavily on running backs Ja'kevious Vickers and Grahm Roberts.
The two backs, combined with seven interceptions on defense, led Butler (6-2, 5-1) to a 35-14 win. Vickerson and Roberts rushed for a total of 138 yards and four touchdowns. The ground game allowed Butler to run 67 plays to the Greyhounds 26 on offense.
Fort Scott falls to 2-5, 1-5 on the season. The Greyhounds got little production out of their offense, gaining a total of 115 yards.
Coffeyville 21, Independence 16
The Independence Pirates lost their sixth-consecutive game — after a season-opening win — as Coffeyville scored a fourth-quarter touchdown to win, 21-16.
Offense was hard to come by in the game, with neither team reaching 250 offensive yards. Coffeyville (3-5, 2-4) was held to 245 on 71 offensive plays (3.5 avg) and the Pirates (1-6, 1-5) had just 178 on 43 plays (4.1 avg.).
Independence quarterback Chase Hildreth was just 10-of-32 passing for 126 yards and three picks.