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Zach Knowlton returns a punt for Spring Hill. Knowlton scored two touchdowns in a 64-6 playoff victory against Kansas City Schlagle on Friday, Oct. 29.

SPRING HILL – Eleven players put points on the scoreboard as the Spring Hill Broncos moved on in the Class 5A state football playoffs with a commanding 64-6 victory against Kansas City Schlagle on Friday, Oct. 29.

Zach Knowlton had a 43-yard punt return and a 1-yard touchdown run, scoring 12 points.

Carter Meade scored on a 2-yard touchdown run. He intercepted a pass and returned it 39 yards for a touchdown.

Keanu Tiafau blocked a kick and returned it for a touchdown.

Kasey O’Neal scored two points on a tackle in the end zone for a safety.

Kameron Crotchett caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Luke Metcalf.

Brandon Richardson recovered a fumble and returned it 11 yards for a touchdown.

Norian Terrill capped a drive with a 1-yard touchdown run.

Otto Flach made six extra-point kicks.

Rocco Russo kicked two extra points.

Spring Hill (8-1) is at home this week against St. Thomas Aquinas (5-4).

The Spring Hill Broncos led 30-6 at the end of the first quarter. It was a 51-6 game at the half.

Metcalf completed three of five passes for 54 yards and a touchdown.

Daniel Mitchell, Knowlton and Crotchett each had one reception.

Colton McKanna ran the ball 12 times for 69 yards. Draven Pipken had eight carries for 49 yards.

Sports Editor Gene Morris can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or gene.morris@miconews.com.

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