Olathe Northwest 49 SM North 40
The win improves the Ravens to (3-3) on the season, and for North they drop to (1-5). Next up will be the district opener for the Indians as they will meet the Cougars of Shawnee Mission Northwest.
Final Olathe Northwest 49 SM North 40
:00 4th- Olathe Northwest takes a knee and that ends it. Great offensive game tonight.
:30 4th- Olathe Northwest just running out the clock. Ravens are going to pull this one out.
1:29 4th- Wilkes scrambles and makes a huge mistake trying to force the pass and throws an interception. Olathe Northwest will have it 1st and 10 from the North 40.
1:43 4th- Huge mistake by Olathe Northwest. On a pass that had no chance of being caught they get called for pass interference. North has it 1st and 10 from the 50.
1:50 4th- Wilkes fumbles the snap, picks it up and runs out of bounds. Indians look to be down to their last shot. 4th and 10 from their own 35.
1:57 4th- North taking way to much time on this drive. 3rd and 6 from their own 39.
3:05 4th- North catches a huge break as the refs call a Raven pass incomplete. From my view I thought it was a catch. Ravens forced to punt, North takes over 1st and 10 from their own 24. North still in this game, although it will be tough to finish the comeback.
4:40 4th- North nearly gets the onside kick, but somehow Ravens recover. Ravens have it 1st and 10 from their own 42.
4:52 4th- Indians continue to fight in this one. Burrows caps off the drive with a one yard touchdown run. Indians go for the kick instead of the 2pt-conversion, kind of a weird decision as they still trail by 9.
6:08 4th- Burrows goes another 20 yards on the same play. 1st and goal from the 6.
6:31 4th- Burrows breaks free for a 27 yard rush. North has it 1st and 10 from the Raven 26.
7:03 4th- Wilkes hits Maynard for a 19 yard pass. North has it 1st and 10 from their own 36.
8:33 4th- Indians D stepping up in the redzone. Hold the Ravens to a field goal attempt that misses right.
10:43 4th- Cody Sestrich and Connor Middleton starting to be too much for the Indians. 1st and goal from the Indian 10.
End of the third quarter Olathe Northwest 49 SM North 33
:00 3rd- Indians choose to go for it, Wilkes scrambles but cant find any room. Olathe NW will take over at their own 47.
:03 3rd- North offense cant get the ball moving, 4th and 17 from their own 44.
2:33 3rd- After a squib kick, the Indians will take over at their own 37.
2:39 3rd- Connor Middleton gets another Raven touchdown off of a one yard touchdown run. It will be interesting to see if North can continue to respond.
4:31 3rd- After a pass interference call on North, Olathe NW has it 2nd and 5 from the Indian 8.
7:07 3rd- After a nice kick return, Olathe NW will start the drive at their own 46.
7:14 3rd- Burrows gets the one yard touchdown run. Indians keeping this one close.
7:40 3rd- After a 13 yard run by Mitch Paden, North has it 1st and goal from the Raven 1 yard line.
10:21 3rd- Another onside kick by the Ravens, this time North recovers. After a late hit call on the Ravens, North will take over at the Raven 36 yard line.
10:25 3rd- Middleton in at quarterback for the Ravens, he hits AveryParker for a 72 yard touchdown pass.
11:46 3rd- Theis and Maynard back to receive. WOW! Mason Perez is one heck of an athlete. He takes the kick about 80 yards for the touchdown. What a way to start the half by the Indians.
12:00 3rd- Second half about to get underway. Sean Wilkes not looking too bad so far from quarterback for the Indians.
Halftime Olathe Northwest 35 SM North 19
:12 2nd- Olathe NW calls their final timeout of the half. They have it 2nd and 15 from their own 34.
:25 2nd- Perez takes a WR screen pass 60 yards for the touchdown. Perez seems to be 100% after missing last week. Extra point hits the crossbar, Ravens up 35-19.
:57 2nd- Olathe NW quickly moving the ball downfield. A 37 yard pass from Rook to Cauley sets up a 7 yard touchdown run by Connor Middleton.
1:33 2nd- Wilkes with another qb sneak. Touchdown Indians!
4:10 2nd- Quarterback sneak on 4th and 1 by Wilkes, he picks up the yard. 1st and 10 for the Indians from the Raven 39.
5:02 2nd- North again showing potential on offense. 3rd and 2 from the Raven 41.
7:05 2nd- Rook hits Cauley for a 3 yard touchdown pass.
8:30 2nd- Cauley showing his athleticism tonight. Just caught a pass and bounced off three Indian defenders. Ravens have it 1st and 10 from the Indian 11.
10:00 2nd- Indians move the ball down to the Raven 25. 4th and 10 from the 25. Wilkes tries to run for it, comes up about 5 yards short. Ravens take over at their own 23.
End of the first quarter. Olathe Northwest 21 SM North 6
3:00 1st- Squib kick this time by the Ravens. North takes over with great field position 1st and 10 from their own 44.
3:05 1st- Rook hits Willie Cauley for a 34 yard touchdown pass. The gamble with the onside kick paid off for the Ravens. 21-6 OLNW
4:28 1st- Onside kick by the Ravens pays off as they fall on the loose ball. Ravens take over 1st and 10 from the Indian 45.
4:41 1st- Avery Parker takes the ensuing kick back to the house. Ravens up 14-6
4:55 1st- Indian defense showing some fire here. Push the Ravens back to a 3rd and 15 from their own 45. Hunter DeGraeve intercepts a pass from Dalton Rook and takes it 45 yards for the touchdown. Extra point is blocked.
7:01 1st- Indians stall. 4th and 10 from the Raven 36. Perfect pass from Wilkes to Perez in the end zone, but Perez cant make the catch. Ravens take over at their own 36.
9:03 1st- North running back Henry Bell takes a carry 19 yards and the Indains have something going here. 1st and 10 from the Raven 36.
9:44 1st- Short kick gives the Indians 1st and 10 from their own 27. Ryan Ruhulessin takes the first play for the Indians 20 yards. Indians have it 1st and 10 from their own 47.
10:24 1st- The Ravens strike quickly as Dalton Rook hits Connor Middleton for a 45 yard touchdown pass.
12:00 1st- North will kick to start the night, back for the Ravens is Connor Middleton. Short kick is fielded by Avery Parker. Olathe NW will take over at their own 41.
9 minutes till kick. Rumor has it Sean Wilkes will get the start tonight at QB.
Heading into tonight's game Olathe Northwest is averaging 33 points a game, while the Indians average 9 points a game.
Welcome to the SMN football blog page. We are live here at SMN District Stadium, tonight's match up is the Ravens of Olathe Northwest taking on the Indians of Shawnee Mission North. It is currently 83 degrees, with mostly clear skies and a 15-27 mph wind blowing in from the southeast.
Mason Perez is in full pads and warming up as if he's going to play, that would be a great sign for the Indians. No sign however of quarterback Ryan Theis who suffered an injury last week in the game at Lawrence Free State. So far junior Nick Finazzo, and senior Sean Wilkes have been taking the reps in warm ups.