Princeton opens gridiron season with Dragon domination, Milan fights hard but falls to Mark Twain

The Princeton Tigers began the football season on Friday night, traveling to Faucett, Missouri and overwhelming the young Dragons of Mid-Buchanan High School, winning in a 50-7 ‘clock-runner’, broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3. ┬áThe Tigers, now 1-0 on the season, will host the North Platte Panthers this Friday night in the home opener at Eddie Allen Field, with North Platte licking their wounds after a 42-13 loss at Gallatin on Friday night.

The Milan Wildcats welcomed the Mark Twain Tigers to Cal Hubbard Field on Friday night, but came up short in a 28-14 final score.  The Wildcats will take an 0-1 record on the road this Friday, traveling to Mokane (south of Fulton) to take on the #8 (Class 2 MBCA) ranked South Callaway Bulldogs. Dennis Stephenson will call the action on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com (KTTN on Tune-In Radio).

Other final scores from the first week of the high school football season (Friday, August 18th) were:

Hallsville 33, Putnam County 14

Polo 34, Orrick 6

East Buchanan 56, South Harrison 30

Penney 41, Maysville 22

Gallatin 42, North Platte 13

Plattsburg 39, Holden 18

Maryville 43, Lawson 0

West Platte 36, Lincoln Prep 26

Chillicothe 30, Marshall 0

Blair Oaks 34, Kirksville 19

Macon 20, Palmyra 7

Marceline 45, Scotland County 3

South Shelby 26, Brookfield 14

Fayette 30, Carrollton 22

Lexington 54, Skyline 7

Pembroke Hill 30, Bishop LeBlond 27

Smithville 33, Pleasant Hill 15

Harrisonville 41, Benton 6

Lafayette 41, North KC 14

Higginsville 48, Cameron 0

 

EIGHT-MAN:

Stanberry 50, Braymer 20

Mound City 56, Platte Valley 6

Stewartsville 42, North-West Nodaway 36

East Atchison 28, Southwest Livingston 14

Rock Port 72, DeKalb 8

Worth County 56, South Holt / Nodaway-Holt 6

Pattonsburg 46, St. Joseph Christian 30

North Shelby 50, Northwest of Hughesville 20