Boonville freshman quarterback Jamesian McKee completed 8 of 14 passes for 134 yards and two touchdowns, and sophomore running back Andrew Wiser carried the ball 13 times for 105 yards and one score to lead the Pirates JV past Pleasant Hill Monday night at PHill 20-8.
Boonville JV football coach Seth Brimer said  he thought the team played extremely well being the first game out of the gate and some of the guys first game in high school.
“Our first drive we took the ball and went straight down the field and scored which really set the tone for the remainder of the game,” Brimer said. “We did have a few minor mistakes which was expected but they are correctable and we will fix them before our next game on Tuesday.”
Boonville, 1-0 on the season, led PHill 7-0 at the end of the first quarter and took that lead into the half. Meanwhile, in the third quarter, PHill added a touchdown and two-point conversion to go up 8-7. The Pirates answered in the late in the third quarter with a touchdown and PAT to regain the lead at 14-8. Then, in the fourth quarter, Boonville found the end zone again to win by 12.
McKee also finished the game with five carries for 39 yards, as did Darieus Jones with four rushes for 39 yards. Spencer Steakley had two carries for 3 yards.
As for receiving yards, Jones had one catch for 60 yards and one touchdown while DJ Wesolak added three catches for 53 yards and one score. Tyson Franklin had two catches for 16 yards while Hunter Pethan hauled in two catches for 5 yards.
On defense, Harper Stock finished the game with six solo stops and five assisted tackles for a total of 11 on the night. He also had two tackles for losses.
Wesolak had five total tackles, one tackle for a loss, one sack and one caused fumble while Peyton Hahn added five tackles and one tackle for a loss, Wiser also with five tackles, Mason Arnette with three tackles, two tackles for a loss and two sacks, Tyson Franklin also with three tackles, McKee and Steakley each with two tackles, Jones with one tackle and Lane Keeran with one fumble recovery.
Brimer said junior Sarah Miller also hit on 2-3 on PATs while playing in her first career football game.