The Jefferson City Lady Jays are still working things out under new head coach Kristie Douglas-Wiley.
It was a night for learning.
KEARNEY — The fourth-ranked Kearney Bulldogs got a field goal in overtime to slip past the second-ranked Helias Crusaders by a 23-20 score in a Class 4 quarterfinal thriller on Friday night.
The team that controls the line of scrimmage will win the football game.
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We are down to eight football teams in Classes 1-5, down to four in Class 6. But is the current system fair when it comes to post-district play? In my opinion, a definite maybe. There is a tweak or two I think would make it better.
After two series, it looked like a football game.
Coming off 'perfect' district performance
Perfection is a goal easy to shoot for, but hard to achieve. But after seeing the results for the Helias Crusaders and Lady Crusaders at the Class 3 District 5 cross country championships last Saturday in Moberly, Helias head coach Mary Haskamp saw just that.
Will face Mexico for district title on Friday night
The Crusaders rolled to a 43-0 victory against the Moberly Spartans in a Class 4 District 7 semifinal contest at Adkins Stadium.
Less than 20 plays into Friday night’s game, the Blair Oaks Falcons had scored 21 points.
In addition to their usual preparation, the Helias Crusaders have gotten a history lesson this week.