Seventh grade falls 44-32
The LSE Pirates eighth grade football team improved to 4-0 on the season by beating the Fulton Hornets in NCMC action Tuesday night at Fulton by a score of 44-8.
The Pirates, who had close to 400 yards in total offense for the game, led Fulton 36-0 at the half and 44-0 after three quarters before giving up a touchdown and two-point conversion in the fourth quarter.
LSE Pirates football coach Curtis Walk said the kids are really fast and really fun to watch. “They are a group that wants everyone to excel,” Walk said. “They are unselfish and disciplined on the field. It was a great team effort this week. Each week they get better and better.”
Treveon Coleman led the assault on Fulton with five carries for 197 yards and four touchdowns and 2 of 3 passing for 39 yards.
DaWan Lomax finished the game with four carries for 76 yards and one kick off return for 79 yards and one score while Marquise Coleman added four carries for 48 yards, Jamesian McKee with two catches for 34 yards and two carries for 6 yards, DJ Wesolak with four carries for 34 yards and Travis Dell with four carries for 26 yards.
The Pirates were also stingy on defense, with Wesolak leading the way with nine solo stops, one sack and one forced fumble. Coleman had seven solos and one assisted tackle while McKee added five solos and two assisted, Dell with three solos and two sacks, TrayShawn Harris-Quint with four solos and Lane Keeran and Seth Carroll each with three solo stops.
In the seventh grade game, Fulton defeated LSE by a score of 44-32.
While the loss dropped the Pirates to 1-3 on the season, Walk said the kids fought really hard this game. “I am proud of how hard they keep playing,” Walk said. “We had a chance to win it. We are getting better each week, we just need to eliminate some key mistakes and I think our outcome will be different.”
Although the Pirates came out on the short end, the Hornets only led 22-16 at the break and 28-24 after three quarters before outscoring LSE 16-8 in the fourth quarter.
Owen Armentrout led the Pirates with 12 carries for 76 yards and two touchdowns and two catches for 44 yards. Jackson Johns finished the game 3 of 6 passing for 98 yards and one touchdown while Colby Caton had nine carries for 87 yards and one catch for 54 yards, Michael Deleon with five carries for 27 yards and three two-point conversion attempts and Ethan Watson with one carry for 7 yards.
On defense, Caton led the Pirates with six solo stops. Trent Maxwell finished the game with four solo stops and two assisted tackles while Armentrout added four solo stops, Tyson Ellison with three solo stops and one interception for a 42-yard touchdown, Cameron Poulsen with three solo stops, Caleb Martin with two solo stops and Brayden Gamel with one solo stop.
The LSE Pirates football team will host the Moberly Spartans on Tuesday, Oct. 3rd at Gene Reagan field at Boonville High School starting at 5 p.m.