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WMS football teams carve up wins

The Herald Staff

The Wellsville Middle School football teams swept Anderson County on Thursday in Garnett.

The seventh grade squad picked up its first win of the season with a 14-6 victory. The eighth grade team recorded a 20-6 win to move to 4-0.

The seventh grade team rallied from an early 6-0 deficit, The Eagles drove 96 yards for a score. Payton Otwell ended the drive with a 7-yard touchdown run. Colton Scott ran in the 2 point conversion to give the Eagles an 8-6 lead.

The defense then stepped up and stopped the Bulldogs the rest of the game.

Eagles other score was a 7-yard run by Scott to give the Eagles a 14-6 halftime lead.

The eighth grade team got three scores from three players. Matt Newhouse rushed for a 31-yard touchdown. Micah Holmes connected with Jake Taylor on a 13-yard touchdown pass. Carter Wilmarth had 4-yard run.

Wellsville plays Thursday at Osawatomie.